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August 21st, 2014
11:11 PM ET

Was there a struggle between Michael Brown and Officer Wilson?

A private autopsy found that Michael Brown was shot at least six times. But so far, there is little verifiable information on what happened in the moments before Officer Wilson opened fire. Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen looks at the clues that forensic scientists will use to piece together Michael Brown's final moments.

How many times did Officer Wilson pull the trigger? Susan Candiotti looks at what investigators can learn from ballistics evidence.

Go behind the scenes of Elizabeth Cohen's visit to South Carolina's Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

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August 21st, 2014
10:58 PM ET

Kids in Ferguson dealing with chaos

Children living in Ferguson were supposed to return to school this week. Instead, they have been dealing with curfews, marches, looting and violence. Ed Lavandera looks at what life has been like for some of Ferguson's youngest residents.

George Howell visits a shelter in Ferguson lending a helping hand to those in need.

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August 21st, 2014
10:40 PM ET

Michael Brown's parents speak: Hug your sons, hug your daughters

Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. are preparing to bury their teenage son, something no parent should ever have to do. The funeral is set for Monday, and it comes after days of protests and violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Anderson Cooper sat down with Michael Brown’s heartbroken parents and their lawyer, Benjamin Crump. They discussed their search for justice, the public's misperceptions of their son, police profiling and more.

Watch part 2 of Anderson's interview

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August 21st, 2014
10:33 PM ET

Ferguson Mayor Knowles: There are obviously people who feel disconnected

In an interview this week, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles claimed that there is no racial divide in his city. Anderson pressed for answers about the racial makeup of Ferguson's police force and city council.

Reverend Robert White of the Peace of Mind Church of Happiness has been a big part of the effort to keep the peace in Ferguson.

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August 21st, 2014
10:20 PM ET

How reliable are eyewitnesses?

Several eyewitnesses have stepped forward with their accounts of the altercation between Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson. One thing that stands out: none of the accounts agrees precisely with all the others. Some paint entirely different pictures of what happened. AC360 assembled several witness accounts so you can see for yourself.

Anderson discussed the reliability of eyewitnesses with Iowa State University psychology professor Gary Wells, who has written extensively on the subject.

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