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December 30th, 2014
11:01 PM ET

Remembering the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501

Today, the world shifted for the loved ones of the 162 people on board AirAsia 8501. We are starting to learn more about the men, women and children who boarded the plane on Sunday. Rosa Flores has some of their stories.


Filed under: Air Asia 8501 • Rosa Flores
November 13th, 2014
09:55 PM ET

Was the Mayor involved in the disappearance of 43 college students in Mexico?

No one knows exactly what happened to 43 college students who disappeared in Mexico. Authorities believe the students were kidnapped, executed and dumped in a river. A mayor and his wife are behind bars and accused of playing a key role in the disappearance. Rosa Flores has new information on the couple's reported ties to violent drug cartels.

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Filed under: Mexico • Rosa Flores
November 11th, 2014
10:15 PM ET

Anger boils over after the disappearance of dozens of students in Mexico

Violent clashes erupt as tensions flare over the disappearance of 43 college students in Mexico. Authorities believe the students were kidnapped, executed and dumped in a river. Police fired rubber bullets at protesters and they responded with fireworks, rocks, sticks and essentially anything they could get their hands on. Rosa Flores reports from Chilpancingo, Mexico.

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Filed under: Mexico • Rosa Flores
November 10th, 2014
11:38 PM ET

Inside the disappearance of dozens of students in Mexico

The details of what may have happened to 43 college students in Mexico is almost too horrific to believe. They are missing and now thought to be murdered by a crime collective that included drug traffickers, a politician and a police chief. Rosa Flores reports.
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Filed under: Mexico • Rosa Flores
July 16th, 2014
11:13 PM ET

Was the arrest of Jose Antonio Vargas a stunt?

Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the director of the film "Documented." Yesterday Vargas was detained by border patrol agents at an airport in McAllen, Texas. He was released on his own recognizance and spoke to Anderson. Vargas compared the region to a military base and explained that his only other option to leave was to be smuggled out.

Rosa Flores got a first-hand look at the impact of the violence that is driving so many people to flee their home countries in Central America. She reports from a morgue in Honduras, where some families are too scared to come forward to identify the remains of murdered loved ones.

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Filed under: Immigration • Jose Antonio Vargas • Rosa Flores
July 9th, 2014
10:19 PM ET

Undocumented immigrants find a glimmer of hope after crossing the border

After entering the U.S., many undocumented immigrants end up in the custody of authorities. Some are caught, others turn themselves in. After initial processing into an overburdened immigration system, families are often released with a court date that will almost certainly send them back home. Rosa Flores visited a shelter in McAllen, Texas where many are finding a helping hand. She speaks to the recently arrived immigrants about what they plan to do next.

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Filed under: Charity • Immigration • Rosa Flores
April 16th, 2014
09:57 PM ET

If the Bluefin-21 finds Flight 370… what happens next?

If the Bluefin-21 sonar finds the Flight 370 wreckage authorities will likely call in high-tech equipment that is usually used in oil drilling. Rosa Flores takes a look at the subs that can be used to retrieve objects that are several miles below the ocean's surface.

Scanning the ocean floor is a slow and methodical process. Stephanie Elam got an up close look at how this is done, and the type of images investigators are working with.

January 7th, 2014
11:15 PM ET

Travel Nightmare: Winter weather leaves Americans stranded

The coldest temperatures on record in some parts of the U.S. have left passengers across the country dealing with long delays. By bus, by air and by train many travelers are stuck far from home, with lines growing as temperatures drop. CNN’s Rosa Flores has the latest.

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Filed under: 360° Radar • Rosa Flores • Severe Weather • Weather