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September 30th, 2014
10:19 PM ET

Are Secret Service agents allowed to shoot White House trespassers?

Questions are mounting about how anyone could not only storm the White House through an unlocked front door, but also make it all the way into the East Room. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testified on Capitol Hill today and acknowledged that the "security plan was not properly executed" when an intruder jumped the White House fence. Pamela Brown takes a closer look the grilling by congressional lawmakers.

Do Secret Service agents have any more power to use lethal force than the average American police officer? Randi Kaye reports on Secret Service protocols.

 

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Filed under: Pamela Brown • Randi Kaye • Secret Service
September 30th, 2014
10:09 PM ET

RidicuList: The not so haunted haunted house  

A Tampa reporter got a sneak peek at the "Howl-O-Scream" haunted house. If you are expecting to see terror in the eyes of a frightened journalist… think again. This is a haunted house fit for the RidicuList.

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September 30th, 2014
09:50 PM ET

Morgan Harrington's parents discuss possible DNA link to the Hannah Graham disappearance  

Dan and Gil Harrington are living a nightmare that few parents can even imagine. Their daughter Morgan was murdered in 2009 after leaving a Metallica concert on the campus of the University of Virginia. They just learned there could be a DNA link to Jesse Matthew Jr., the man arrested days ago in connection with the disappearance of UVA sophomore Hannah Graham.

The Harringtons spoke with Anderson. They discussed Matthew's possible involvement in Morgan's death, the Hannah Graham case and they shared memories of their daughter. Morgan's father also delivered a powerful message to suspect Jesse Matthew.

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Filed under: Hannah Graham • Jesse Matthew • Morgan Harrington
September 30th, 2014
09:35 PM ET

Are police closing in on Eric Frein?

Police are calling on fugitive cop killer suspect Eric Frein to surrender and say he is making mistakes. In the last 24 hours, investigators believe they caught a glimpse of Frein and say they found several items of his, including two fully functioning pipe bombs. Deborah Feyerick has the latest on the search.

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September 30th, 2014
12:31 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Full interview with Brett McGurk

Brett McGurk is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran. He speaks to Anderson about the Iraqi Prime Minister's remarks about an alleged threat to subways in the U.S. and France. They also discussed the Iraqi military and its ability to battle ISIS.

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Filed under: Haider al-Abadi • Iraq • ISIS • Web Exclusive
September 29th, 2014
11:32 PM ET

Ferguson officer shot in the arm says gun was aimed at his chest

A police officer was shot in the arm during a violent and chaotic weekend in Ferguson. The officer says the suspect was aiming at his chest and the gun went off as he pushed the gun away from himself. Authorities say they do not believe the shooting was related to protests over the death of Michael Brown. Eight people were arrested when those protests turned violent. Sara Sidner has the latest.

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Filed under: Ferguson • Sara Sidner
September 29th, 2014
11:27 PM ET

RidicuList: Dog Gone!

How awkward can a dog's homecoming be? A Pennsylvania family was excited to learn their runaway Jack Russell terrier named Gigit was found clear across the country in Oregon. But Gigit's homecoming did not exactly go according to plan. That's just one of the dog stories that made it on tonight's RidicuList.

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September 29th, 2014
11:21 PM ET

Keeping Them Honest: Is President Obama passing the buck on ISIS?

During his interview with '60 Minutes,' President Obama admitted that ISIS' strength had been underestimated. He then called out Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. So what did President Obama know about ISIS? Anderson discussed this with National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto, Daily Beast Senior National Security Correspondent Eli Lake and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who’s now a CNN Senior Political Commentator.

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Filed under: Jay Carney • Jim Sciutto • Keeping Them Honest • President Barack Obama
September 29th, 2014
11:15 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: New evidence in the Hannah Graham case may not mean new hope

The man who police believe was the last person to see missing UVA sophomore Hannah Graham is now behind bars. Investigators say the arrest of Jesse Matthew led to a "significant break" in the 2009 death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. She vanished after attending a Metallica concert on the UVA campus. Jean Casarez looks at what is being described as a "new forensic link" between the two cases.

The Hannah Graham case has brought new attention to other cases of missing young women. Randi Kaye looks at two who disappeared within 60 miles of each other.


Filed under: Hannah Graham • Jean Casarez • Morgan Harrington • Randi Kaye
September 29th, 2014
11:07 PM ET

How did the knife wielding White House fence jumper get so far inside?

Authorities have admitted Omar Gonzalez jumped the White House fence and sprinted across the North Lawn before entering through the front door. Now we are learning that he made it to the East Room of the White House before being tackled. How could this have happened at what should be one of the most secure locations on the planet? Jim Acosta has the latest.

Washington Post reporter Carol Loennig broke the new developments . Anderson discussed the security lapses with her and Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent who is also a Republican candidate for Congress from Maryland. Mr. Bongino's brother is still a Secret Service agent.


Filed under: ac360 • Jim Acosta • White House
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