American journalist Peter Theo Curtis said he had no idea how many people were thinking of him and working to secure his release. He briefly spoke to reporters after arriving back at his family's home. Miguel Marquez has the latest on Curtis' homecoming.
Investigative journalist David Rohde knows what it is like to return home after spending time as the hostage of a militant group. He escaped from his Taliban captors. Rohde spoke to Anderson about Curtis' homecoming.
American journalist Peter Theo Curtis is free, after being held for nearly two years by Muslim extremists in Syria. His release by the militant group the Nusra Front came as a surprise, just days after the execution of fellow American journalist James Foley by ISIS. Miguel Marquez has more about Curtis' ordeal.
Syria says it is ready to accept U.S. airstrikes to help stop ISIS, as long as certain conditions are met. The Muslim extremist group seized a key Syrian air base. But is it even possible that the U.S. would cooperate with the Assad regime? Anderson discussed this situation with CNN National Security Analyst Fran Townsend and Lieutenant General Mark Hertling who commanded U.S. forces in Iraq from 2007-2009.
There is one American Ebola patient receiving treatment in Atlanta right now and a second is on the way. There are also fears in New York City that a man who walked into a hospital's emergency room is also suffering from the disease. He recently traveled to West Africa and is now in isolation awaiting test results. Miguel Marquez looks at the spread of Ebola in Africa along with the treatment and transport of the two Americans aid workers.
Anderson Cooper spoke to Dr. James Wilson, who is the Director of the National Infectious Disease Forecast Center. They discussed the possible cause of this latest Ebola outbreak and the ways doctors are trying to stop it.
Air Algerie Flight 5017 had just changed its flight path to avoid a fierce thunderstorm when it disappeared. Saharan Africa is known for powerful weather that could be challenge for any pilot. Miguel Marquez looks at why weather patterns around the equator could be so dangerous.
It is a tragedy that seems too disturbing to be believed. Two 12-year old girls are facing criminal charges and are accused of nearly stabbing their friend to death. Police say they did it to impress a fictional character named "Slenderman." Now the man who created that character is speaking out about the tragedy. Miguel Marquez has the latest on this troubling case.
An Australian company is urging investigators to look for Flight 370 in the Bay of Bengal, thousands of miles away from the current search zone off the Australian coast. Scientists working for GeoResonance say they are not sure if they found the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, but they believe they did find a plane. Miguel Marquez has the latest on the findings GeoResonance says search officials are ignoring.
Anderson discussed the science behind these images with CNN analyst David Gallo, who co-led the search for Air France 447 and CNN aviation analyst David Soucie.
The Bluefin-21 completed 90% of its sweep of the Flight 370 search zone. But finishing the job could take longer than expected. That's raising new questions about how the search is being conducted. This comes as doubts grow about whether a piece of debris that washed up on an Australian beach may be from the missing plane. Miguel Marquez has the latest from that beach.
Michael Holmes has the latest on the sonar search from Perth, Australia.
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is joining some of the biggest names in the Republican party who are now calling on Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto Senate Bill 1062. She has been in Washington and is returning to Phoenix to a string of meetings with SB1062 backers and opponents ready to make their case. Miguel Marquez says her decision could come well before Saturday's deadline.
Defenders say SB-1062, a controversial bill passed by Arizona’s lawmakers, is necessary to protect religious freedom. They insist it’s not meant to discriminate against gays or any other groups. But opponents fear it could be used to deny services to anyone who isn't already protected under federal law. Anderson takes a closer look at the Alliance Defending Freedom, a group that helped draft SB-1062.
Opponents of SB-1062 are making their voices heard in Arizona. Miguel Marquez has the latest from Phoenix, where he says protests are beginning to grow.
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