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August 5th, 2014
11:26 PM ET

Did Edward Snowden inspire a new leak at the Pentagon?

There is word tonight of another national security leaker. Someone who was possibly inspired by Edward Snowden. Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald hinted at his or her existence, and today officials confirmed it. Justice Correspondent Evan Perez has the latest.

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Filed under: Edward Snowden • Glenn Greenwald
August 5th, 2014
11:22 PM ET

Can enough serum be produced to make a major difference in the battle against Ebola?

The family of missionary Nancy Writebol say she has a fighting chance to survive Ebola. She just arrived in Atlanta from Liberia.  Last week Writebol's family was preparing for her funeral. Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the serum that could help save her life.

Bruce Johnson is the president of the Christian missionary group that Nancy Writebol is affiliated with. He told Anderson how her family has been handling her illness.

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Filed under: Ebola • Sanjay Gupta
August 5th, 2014
11:16 PM ET

Is it mission accomplished for Israel's Gaza operation?

Anderson Cooper is in Jerusalem as the first day of the cease-fire appears to be holding. Gaza residents are starting to leave their shelters to get a first look at what's left of their homes. Anderson spoke to IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, who acknowledged that Hamas fighters were better trained and more professional than in previous conflicts.

Anderson also spoke with Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erakat about what Hamas got out of this conflict.


Filed under: Crisis in Gaza • Gaza • Hamas • Israel
August 5th, 2014
11:07 PM ET

CNN reporter ducks for cover while reporting on the fighting in Ukraine

Just weeks after the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Russia appears to be preparing for a major offensive in Ukraine. After a recent build-up of troops, there are now some 20,000 Russian forces gathered along the Ukrainian border. At the same time, Ukrainian forces are on the move and hoping to regain control of a key city. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh was forced to take cover from the fighting as he filed this report for AC360.

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Filed under: Nick Paton Walsh • Russia • Ukraine
August 5th, 2014
10:57 PM ET

How will the killing of a U.S. General impact President Obama's plans to wind down the war in Afghanistan?

An attack in Afghanistan today claimed the life of U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene. He was shot and killed in a shooting that left more than a dozen other coalition forces wounded. Maj. Gen. Greene is now the highest ranking American killed in wartime since Vietnam. This is just the latest case of a member of the Afghan security forces opening fire on Americans working with them. Randi Kaye looks at the history of these 'green-on-blue' attacks.

Afghan soldiers often need to work side by side with American forces. Who is responsible for vetting them and is enough being done to protect the Americans? Anderson discussed this with CIA and FBI counterterrorism veteran Philip Mudd, along with Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Rick Francona, who was a target of a green-on-blue attack.

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Filed under: Afghanistan • Lt. Col. Rick Francona • Philip Mudd