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September 30th, 2014
10:19 PM ET

Are Secret Service agents allowed to shoot White House trespassers?

Questions are mounting about how anyone could not only storm the White House through an unlocked front door, but also make it all the way into the East Room. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testified on Capitol Hill today and acknowledged that the "security plan was not properly executed" when an intruder jumped the White House fence. Pamela Brown takes a closer look the grilling by congressional lawmakers.

Do Secret Service agents have any more power to use lethal force than the average American police officer? Randi Kaye reports on Secret Service protocols.

 

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Filed under: Pamela Brown • Randi Kaye • Secret Service
September 29th, 2014
11:15 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: New evidence in the Hannah Graham case may not mean new hope

The man who police believe was the last person to see missing UVA sophomore Hannah Graham is now behind bars. Investigators say the arrest of Jesse Matthew led to a "significant break" in the 2009 death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. She vanished after attending a Metallica concert on the UVA campus. Jean Casarez looks at what is being described as a "new forensic link" between the two cases.

The Hannah Graham case has brought new attention to other cases of missing young women. Randi Kaye looks at two who disappeared within 60 miles of each other.


Filed under: Hannah Graham • Jean Casarez • Morgan Harrington • Randi Kaye
September 18th, 2014
10:02 PM ET

Campus holds vigil as police search for missing UVA sophomore Hannah Graham

Police are working to piece together the events that led up to the disappearance of Hannah Graham. She vanished last weekend. Investigators released surveillance video that they hope will lead them to Graham. Randi Kaye takes a look at that video and has the latest on the investigation.

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September 12th, 2014
10:07 PM ET

Moving message to the nine-year-old who accidentally killed her gun instructor with an Uzi… from his family

The recent shooting death of an Arizona gun instructor has put a spotlight on children at shooting ranges. The man who was killed was a father of four. His children suffered a tremendous loss, yet they have reached out with compassion to the young girl who killed their father. Randi Kaye has the story.

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September 11th, 2014
11:23 PM ET

New information on aftermath video of the Michael Brown shooting

"He had his f****n hands up." That's what one witnesses is screaming in a video recorded moments after the shooting death of Michael Brown. He was one of two contractors who just happened to be working nearby that day. Randi Kaye spoke to the attorney for the man who shot that video and she has new information.

How does this video change the case against Officer Darren Wilson? Anderson discussed this with CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Anthony Gray, who is an attorney for Michael Brown's family.

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Filed under: Ferguson • Jeffrey Toobin • Michael Brown • Randi Kaye
September 3rd, 2014
11:43 PM ET

How the world is responding to ISIS' propaganda videos

Videos from ISIS that depict the executions of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff have drawn condemnation from around the world. Randi Kaye reports how those videos are also being used to draw new recruits on jihadi web sites and chatrooms.


Maajid Nawaz was once a Muslim extremist. He discussed what this generation of radicals sees in ISIS' videos.

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Filed under: ISIS • Maajid Nawaz • Randi Kaye
August 29th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

American Journey: HopeCam

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.

Click here to learn more about helping HopeCam

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Filed under: American Journey • Cancer • Randi Kaye
August 26th, 2014
11:16 PM ET

Would a dashcam really answer all the questions in the Michael Brown shooting?

There was no dashcam on Officer Wilson's car when he fired the fatal shots at Michael Brown. Some argue one of those cameras could have stopped the controversy surrounding the shooting. Randi Kaye looks at several incidents where dashcams were involved and found it is not always an open and shut case.

Are dashcams really a quick fix in cases like the Michael Brown shooting? Anderson discussed that question with Washington University law professor Neil Richards and CNN legal analyst Mark Geragos.

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Filed under: Ferguson • Mark Geragos • Michael Brown • Randi Kaye
August 6th, 2014
10:09 PM ET

How a serial stowaway got through airport security and took off on a Southwest flight

62-year-old Marilyn Hartman is facing the possibility of six months in jail and thousands of dollars in fines. It's a situation she could have avoided if she just purchased an airplane ticket. She somehow managed to walk through a TSA checkpoint without showing her ID or boarding pass. She was also able to board a flight and takeoff without being noticed. This isn't the first time Hartman has tried this. Randi Kaye has her story.

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Filed under: Randi Kaye • TSA
August 4th, 2014
11:43 PM ET

Did Hamas really use human shields?

Israel claims that Hamas is intentionally putting Palestinian civilians in harms way. Randi Kaye takes a closer look at what the Israeli military says is evidence that Hamas has developed a strategy of using human shields.

Chris Gunness is the spokesman for the United Nation's Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees. He says the one thing the U.N. cannot deliver is security.

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Filed under: Crisis in Gaza • Gaza • Hamas • Palestine • Randi Kaye
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