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December 4th, 2013
12:13 AM ET

Was the Metro North engineer asleep at the controls?

Four people died when his train jumped the tracks. Now the Metro-North engineer's lawyer says he experienced a momentary loss of concentration. But was he asleep? Sleep specialist Micahel Breus joins the AC360 Later panel to discuss the situation.
December 4th, 2013
12:11 AM ET

Why are American students in 36th place?

When it comes to math, science and reading a new study finds students from China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea scored the highest in each subject. American students were all the way down in 36th place. Why is that? What needs to be done to improve American education? Kahn Academy founder Sal Khan joins the AC360 Later panel.
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December 4th, 2013
12:10 AM ET

"Shopping while black" subpoena

New York retailers including Macy's and Barney's are being accused of stopping African American customers and accusing them of shoplifting and other crimes. Now the New York City Commission on Human Rights is slapping Macy's with a subpoena. The AC360 Later panel discusses the phenomenon nicknamed "shopping while black."
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December 4th, 2013
12:08 AM ET

Are men and women hardwired to be different?

A new study comparing brain scans found men and women are wired differently. Men have more neural connections from the front to back of their brains, while women have more wiring between the right and left hemispheres. Rutgers University biological anthropologist Helen Fisher joins the AC360 Later panel to discuss what all this means.

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November 7th, 2013
11:08 AM ET

Has America reached a tipping point on legalizing marijuana?

Ballot measures easing restrictions on pot did well on election day, but the federal government says it is still illegal. What should happen next? The legalization issue triggered a hot debate for the AC360 Later panel.