When a 700 Club viewer asked Pat Robertson about the dangers of Ebola in Kenya, he had a strange warning for him, "the towels could have AIDS." It turns out Robertson has a history of offering truly baffling travel advice.
Ben Bradlee is best known for his work editing the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal. Anderson Cooper looks back at Bradlee's life and legendary career with reporter Carl Bernstein, whose investigative reporting for the newspaper with Bob Woodward helped bring down the Nixon presidency.
On the first day of early voting in Chicago, President Obama wasted no time in casting his ballot for the midterm election. Mike Jones couldn't waste what he called a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to make a wisecrack warning the commander-in-chief, ‘Don't touch my girlfriend.’ What did Mike think would happen? Anderson spoke to Mike and his fiancé Aia Cooper.
Calls for justice in Ferguson are growing louder. Leaked details about the shooting of Michael Brown are adding to tensions that have rocked the city for more than two months. Missouri's Governor announced plans to create a commission to examine the social and economic conditions fueling the outrage. Sara Sidner speaks to Pastor Osagyefo Ohuru Sekou, who has been arrested twice for protesting in Ferguson.
Could these leaks be a strategic attempt to soften the blow in the event that there is no indictment of Officer Wilson? Anderson asked CNN legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark O'Mara, along with St. Louis Alderman Antonio French.
Police in Indiana are searching for more remains after arresting 43-year-old Darren Vann, who they believe is a serial killer. He led them to the bodies of six women, after admitting to the murder of a 19-year-old at a motel last Friday. Poppy Harlow rides along with police and looks at Vann's troubled history.
Jesse Matthew is the lead suspect in the disappearance of missing UVA sophomore Hannah Graham. Prosecutors announced today that he was indicted on a string of charges for a 2005 sexual assault. This comes as investigators work to determine whether human remains found over the weekend belong to Hannah Graham. Anderson discussed the latest developments with Coy Barefoot, who has been following this story as the Host and Executive Producer of Inside Charlottesville.
Randi Kaye looks at how the Hannah Graham disappearance, the 2005 incident and others may be part of an even larger pattern of tragedies.
Authorities in Indiana have found the bodies of seven women since Friday. They were led to the remains by 43-year-old Darren Deon Vann, who is now in custody. Police say some of the cases may date back 20 years. Miguel Marquez has the latest.
Dr. Steven Hatch is an infectious disease specialist volunteering at a clinic in Liberia run by the International Medical Corps. Before he left, he wrote about why he chose one of the toughest jobs in the world:
"Why do firefighters run headlong to the fire? To put it out, of course. Ebola is not really different, and it is my fire; along with many other colleagues, I go to put it out."
He spoke to Anderson about the challenges of treating patients from inside suits that do not allow physical contact and even prevent patients from seeing the full faces of the people caring for them.
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