It is a side-effect of cancer that is often overlooked: social isolation. It wasn't ignored by Len Forkas when his son Matt was battling leukemia at the age of nine. To help him fight the loneliness, he used a web cam to reconnect his son to his friends at school. Today, both Len and Matt are using their charity HopeCam to help kids fighting cancer stay connected. Randi Kaye has their story.
Opening a new restaurant is tough even in the best of circumstances, let alone in the middle of raging street protests. Ed Lavandera introduces us to Charles Davis who opened the Ferguson Burger Bar the day before Michael Brown was killed and kept it open through all of the chaos that followed.
The violence in Ferguson is just the latest eruption of racial tension in the U.S. For some, it is bringing back memories that date back decades. AC360 is taking a look back at some of the most striking images from the civil rights movement of the 1960's through the protests that followed the shooting of Michael Brown.
John Walsh's new show 'The Hunt' premiers on CNN this Sunday. It's the latest chapter for a man who as the host of 'America's Most Wanted' is credited with helping law enforcement capture more than 1,200 fugitives and locating more than 60 missing children. Anderson looks back at the murder of Walsh's son Adam that started his journey and changed the way crimes against children are investigated and punished.
John Walsh explains to Anderson why he decided to 'saddle back up' for 'The Hunt.'
It's been years since one New York woman left her town filled with poverty and violence in Honduras to emigrate to United States. She hasn't seen her parents for nearly two decades - until now. CNN's Rosa Flores reports on their reunion.
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On June 6th, 1944, soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy. For many of the veterans who are alive today, their memories of D-Day are still fresh 70 years later. They shared their stories in their own words.
Jeralean Talley is the oldest living American, she is also the second oldest person in the world. Jeralean was born in 1899 and has plenty of stories to tell. Gary Tuchman traveled to Michigan to help celebrate her 115th birthday and learn her secret to a long and happy life.
This Memorial Day, Americans will pause to remember those who died on the battlefield. We are also inspired by the story of a young soldier who nearly lost his life while serving in Afghanistan. Retired Staff Sergeant Travis Mills survived a bomb attack, but lost his four limbs. He tells Barbara Starr "once upon a time I was a wounded warrior… but now I'm healed. I'm just a guy living life."
In the next episode of "Parts Unknown" Anthony Bourdain goes to Mississippi where he learns the difference between soul food and southern food. Anderson Cooper has family roots in Mississippi. He shared some of his memories about the state telling Bourdain "there's a memory there, there's a history there for good and for bad." Bourdain described the traditional southern cooking as "awesome," adding "the food is great."
Anderson Cooper goes beyond the headlines to tell stories from many points of view, so you can make up your own mind about the news. Tune in weeknights at 8 and 10 ET on CNN.
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