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October 31st, 2014
11:19 PM ET

Why did Jeffrey Fowle intentionally leave a Bible in a North Korean nightclub?

Why would American Jeffrey Fowle intentionally leave a Bible in a North Korean nightclub?

Back on U.S. soil after having been detained for five months, and talking about his experiences for the first time, Fowle answers that question, and others, for Randi Kaye.

Watch the above video for Fowle and Kaye's full conversation, including the portion in which he reads from the emotional letters he wrote to his family while he was kept away for nearly half a year.

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Filed under: North Korea • Randi Kaye
October 31st, 2014
10:53 PM ET

Marshall: "I said 'what's your name,' and he said 'Eric Frein'"

Barely 24 hours since the remarkably anti-climactic capture of accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, on Friday evening Anderson Cooper spoke with Marshal Scott Malkowski, a member of the team that arrested the now former fugitive.

"I got about five feet away from him, I said 'what's your name, who are you,' and he said 'Eric Frein,'" Malkowski detailed in Friday's phone conversation with Cooper. "Then my team immediately took him into custody – collapsed on him – and took him into custody."

Watch the above video for further specifics from Malkowski as recalled during his "Anderson Cooper 360" interview.

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Eric Frein
October 31st, 2014
10:35 PM ET

Researcher “very confident” piece of metal is from Amelia Earhart’s plane

One of the most enduring mysteries of American history – what happened to Amelia Earhart – may be that much closer to being solved.

An aircraft recovery group says new testing on a piece of metal found on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean has them feeling more and more confident that the evidence is indeed a part of Earhart's plane, an aircraft that mysteriously disappeared as she tried to circle the globe in 1937.

In this web exclusive, Anderson Cooper speaks to Ric Gillespie, the executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, and the author of “Finding Amelia: the True Story of the Earhart Disappearance.”

Watch the above video for Gillespie and Cooper's conversation.


Filed under: Web Exclusive
October 31st, 2014
10:11 PM ET

What surprised Anthony Bourdain about Iran

In advance of an all new episode of "Parts Unknown," on Friday evening culinary maestro and television host Anthony Bourdain joined Anderson Cooper to reveal what most surprised him about his trip to Iran.

Watch the full Iranian excursion Sunday evening, on CNN, at 9 p.m.

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October 31st, 2014
09:36 PM ET

Toobin and Caplan support Maine judge ruling against Kaci Hickox quarantine

As part of a day which saw a judge reject the forced quarantining of Kaci Hickox, on Friday evening Anderson Cooper invited legal and medical experts Jeffrey Toobin and Arthur Caplan to react to the ruling.

"It tells you that the judge really read the papers in front of him," noted Toobin, who stressed the importance of making "judgements about the facts and the law, not based on fear."

For his part Caplan agreed, shunning polls in favor of science:

"You can't make public health policy by popular opinion," he said.

See the video above for Cooper's full interview with Toobin and Caplan.

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Filed under: Ebola