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March 7th, 2014
10:06 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: The case against Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius sat through a tough week of emotional testimony in his murder trial. Several witnesses took the stand including the former Olympian's neighbor's who say they heard a woman's screams coming from the house. But Pistorius's lawyers tried to make the case that he mistook his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar, and it was actually Pistorius screaming. Nick Valencia has the latest.

Anderson discussed this with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin who says Pisotrius' defense "is he screams like a girl."

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Mark Geragos • Nick Valencia • Sunny Hostin • Ukraine
March 7th, 2014
10:02 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: What happened in the hours before Ebony Wilkerson drove her kids into the ocean?

Ebony Wilkerson is now facing three counts of attempted first-degree murder for driving her three children into the Atlantic Ocean. Witnesses say the kids called for help, screaming that their mother was trying to kill them. Wilkerson denies trying to harm anyone, but rescuers say she tried to stop them from saving the children. Nick Valencia has the latest on the case.

Anderson discussed this with Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Catherine Birndorf who says in Wilkerson's mind "she may have thought she was helping her kids."

 

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Oscar Pistorius • Robyn Curnow
March 7th, 2014
09:58 PM ET

When was the Obama administration warned about Russia's Ukraine invasion?

It initially appeared that President Putin made the decision to invade Ukraine with little warning. But now the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency says there was evidence more than a week in advance and the Obama Administration was warned. Anderson discussed this with former CIA officer Bob Baer, The New Republic's Julia Ioffe and World Policy Journal Editor-in-Chief David Andelman.

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Filed under: Bob Baer • Ukraine
March 7th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

Violent face-off ends at Crimean military base

We are learning new details about President Obama's phone conversation today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. It comes as a tense and violent standoff between Russian and Ukrainian troops at a military base in Crimea ends without a single shot fired. Anna Coren is in Crimea and has the latest.


Filed under: Anna Coren • Ukraine