More than 1 million Iraqis have been forced from their homes by conflict this year, according to the U.N. refugee agency. It's a number likely only to rise as Islamist militants and Iraqi security forces battle for control. CNN's John Berman discusses the escalating crisis in Iraq with Ann Marie Slaughter, former director of Policy Planning at the State Department. She currently runs the New America Foundation. And, Philip Mudd, who's held counter-terrorism leadership positions at the FBI and CIA.
A source tells CNN that New York City has agreed to pay $40 million to settle with five men who were wrongfully convicted for the 1989 beating and rape of a Central Park jogger. Susan Candiotti takes a look back at what led to the proposed settlement with NYC over the Central Park Five case.
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It's been years since one New York woman left her town filled with poverty and violence in Honduras to emigrate to United States. She hasn't seen her parents for nearly two decades - until now. CNN's Rosa Flores reports on their reunion.
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As the threat of Sunnis extremists invading Shiite territory and getting closer to Baghdad grows, men from across the capital are pouring into military recruitment stations to join the fight. Anderson speaks to a few young recruits about why they decided to sign up to fight against ISIS.
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As the Obama administration focuses on trying to find a political solution in Iraq, many are saying that the country's leader Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is not the answer and should step down. Anderson discusses with CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour and Bobby Gosh, managing editor of the digital news site Quartz.
Anti-terror adviser in the Bush administration, Richard Clarke raised a red flag about the threat from al Qaeda before September 11th and has blasted the president for ignoring warnings. Anderson speaks to Clarke about the current situation in Iraq and America's interest in the war-torn country and what can be done to stop the crisis from escalating.
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