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July 25th, 2014
10:15 PM ET

Did extreme weather near the equator cause the Air Algerie crash in Mali? 

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.

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June 4th, 2014
11:46 PM ET

Creator of 'Slenderman' speaks out about Wisconsin stabbing

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.

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April 29th, 2014
10:12 PM ET

Was Flight 370 spotted thousands of miles away from the search zone?

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.

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April 23rd, 2014
09:42 PM ET

New twists in the sonar search for Flight 370

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.

February 26th, 2014
10:27 PM ET

Protesters celebrate Ariz. Governor’s veto

"They were chanting 'veto' one moment, they were chanting 'thank you Jan' the next." Miguel Marquez reports from Phoenix as protesters celebrate Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of Senate Bill 1062.

 

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February 25th, 2014
10:38 PM ET

Protesters waiting for Gov. Brewer's SB1062 decision

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.

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February 24th, 2014
10:13 PM ET

Keeping Them Honest: Why is one group pushing so hard to make SB-1062 a law?

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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February 21st, 2014
09:57 PM ET

Arizona protesters demand Governor deny signature to bill denying service to gays

Protesters in Arizona are chanting "stop the hate" and hoping Governor Jan Brewer will stop a controversial 'religious rights' bill. It would allow business owners, as long as they assert it is their religious belief to deny service to gay and lesbian customers. Governor Brewer says she has not yet made up her mind. Miguel Marquez has the latest on the protests.

Anderson discussed this with Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh, who defends voting for this bill and New York University Professor Kenji Yoshino, who breaks down the legal jargon.

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February 6th, 2014
10:23 PM ET

Lost his family and his job… but not his need for heroin

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead with a needle in his arm apparently after more than 20 years of staying clean. Miguel Marquez meets an addict who kicked his habit for seven months last year before returning to heroin's powerful pull.

Anderson spoke with Joe Putignano who is a recovering addict and is a former Cirque du Soleil star.

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January 2nd, 2014
11:01 PM ET

Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado… Now what?

They are lining up to legally purchase pot. But some Coloradans are getting a case of sticker shock. The Denver Post reports prices in some areas are approaching $400 an ounce and that's before taxes. Miguel Marquez has the latest on day two of legalization in Colorado.

Marijuana sales are legal in Colorado. But it violate federal laws. John Berman discusses some of the legal and medical issues with Jeffrey Toobin and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Watch AC360 next week for a series of reports exploring marijuana legalization from all angles. Gone to Pot begins on Monday at 8 pm E.T.

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