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February 21st, 2014
09:42 PM ET

Silver medalist proves he has a heart of gold in Sochi

U.S. skier Gus Kenworthy brought home the silver medal in slopestyle. But he is also bringing home a family of Sochi's stray dogs. He fell in love with the mother and her four pups. He told Anderson how he instantly fell in love with them.

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February 18th, 2014
09:32 PM ET

Bode Miller speaks out about post-race interview

NBC's Christin Cooper is getting lambasted after her post-race interview with U.S. skier Bode Miller. Cooper repeatedly asked Miller about the death of his brother, which eventually led to him breaking down in tears in front of the cameras. Bode Miller spoke with Rachel Nichols, host of CNN's 'Unguarded.'

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February 7th, 2014
09:50 PM ET

Attempted hijacking and looming terror threats as Olympics start

The world held its collective breath as news broke today of a hijacking attempt targeting Sochi. Luckily no one was hurt. But fears remain that terrorists could try to bring down a plane using explosives disguised as toothpaste or cosmetics. Ivan Watson is in Sochi with the latest on the security situation there.

Anderson discussed the procedures in place to deal with a hijacking on a U.S. carrier with former air marshal Darelle Joiner.

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February 6th, 2014
10:09 PM ET

Terror threat linked to Olympics leads to changes on U.S. flights to Russia

The TSA has temporarily banned all carry-on liquids on flights headed to Russia. The move follows warnings terrorists may try to carry out attacks with explosives concealed in toothpaste tubes. All this comes as the clock ticks down to the Olympic opening ceremony. Anderson gets the latest from Ivan Watson in Sochi and Barbara Starr at the Pentagon.
Anderson discussed all of this with New York Congressman Peter King.

 


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Ivan Watson • Peter King • Sochi Olympics
February 5th, 2014
10:22 PM ET

Sochi scrambles as crowds arrive

As the U.S. warns terrorists may try to use explosive-packed toothpaste tubes to target planes heading to the Olympics, people who already arrived in Sochi are finding problems that raise concerns about Russia's readiness for the games. Some of the issues include toilets unable to handle toilet paper, water too caustic for washing, and hotels that are just not finished. Ivan Watson has the latest from Sochi.

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February 5th, 2014
10:08 PM ET

Toothpaste terror warning

With the start of the Sochi Olympics less than a day away, the Department of HomelandSecurity is warning that terrorists may try to target flights heading to the Games. Evan Perez has the latest on this potential threat. 

Nick Paton Walsh is in Sochi reporting on Olympic security.

Anderson discusses the toothpaste terror threat with National Security Analysts Bob Baer and Peter Bergen.

  

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January 27th, 2014
09:37 PM ET

Rep. King on Sochi: "If my family were given tickets… I would not go"

The Olympic flame arrived in the capital of Russian Dagestan today under very tight security. As the the Winter Olympics get closer, Russian security is expected to get tighter. Anderson discussed all of this with New York Congressman Peter King.

Nick Paton-Walsh has the latest on a new terror threat that was just posted on an Islamist web site.

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January 24th, 2014
09:48 PM ET

New warning for Americans heading to the Olympics

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is talking about America's plan if terrorists make good on threats to attack the Sochi Winter Games. Already we've seen bombings, threats of more bombings, the manhunt for possible female black widow bombers, and a flood of security forces into the troubled region where the games will take place. Nick Paton-Walsh has the latest.

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Filed under: Nick Paton Walsh • Olympics • Russia • Sochi Olympics
January 22nd, 2014
12:06 AM ET

Sochi's "black widow" threat

They are known as “black widows”—a type of terrorist that’s emerged in Russia’s clashes with Chechen separatists. Women whose husbands were killed in the fighting, who are bent on avenging their deaths.

There are reports that at least one "black widow" may now be in Sochi. Police have handed out fliers at area hotels warning workers to be on the lookout for her. The development is fueling concerns over safety at the Winter Games. Phil Black has the latest.

Paula Newtown has more on the "black widows."

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January 21st, 2014
12:20 AM ET

Combating the Sochi security threat

The Winter Olympics are just two weeks away and security concerns are growing. Authorities now fear the widow of an Islamist militant – a so-called “Black Widow” - is plotting to target the Sochi Games.

This follows a videotaped terror threat that spread across the internet this weekend and recent bombings that killed dozens of people at one of the main transportation hubs travelers use to get to Sochi. Phil Black has the latest.

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