Police returned to the Georgia parking lot where 22-month-old Cooper Harris took his last breaths and they re-enacted what his father claims is a tragic accident. Justin Harris left the toddler in the back of his broiling hot SUV for seven hours. He is now facing charges of murder and child cruelty. Martin Savidge has the latest.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's handling of Hurricane Katrina landed him in the national spotlight. His greed is landing him in federal prison. During Nagin's two terms in City Hall, he was cashing-in on hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks. Today the former mayor was sentenced to ten years in federal prison. Drew Griffin looks at Nagin's troubles.
President Obama described today's meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry as constructive. The President also expressed plenty of frustration at the politics surrounding the country's immigration crisis. Anderson looks at how some of the political rhetoric has turned to wild conspiracy theories.
Anderson discussed all of this with Univision's Jorge Ramos, Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash and Senior Political Analyst David Gergen.
After entering the U.S., many undocumented immigrants end up in the custody of authorities. Some are caught, others turn themselves in. After initial processing into an overburdened immigration system, families are often released with a court date that will almost certainly send them back home. Rosa Flores visited a shelter in McAllen, Texas where many are finding a helping hand. She speaks to the recently arrived immigrants about what they plan to do next.
For some Guatemalan immigrants, the start of their journey to the U.S. begins with a dangerous ride on a zip line or a raft. They are risking their lives to escape their home country and cross the border into Mexico. Gary Tuchman got a first hand look when he visited a remote area of the Suchiate River along the Guatemala-Mexico border.
Gary sent back behind the scenes photos from his report:
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