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December 8th, 2014
11:13 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Army vet talks about confronting suspected impostor Army Ranger

A shopping trip to the mall turned into a different type of mission for Army veteran Ryan Berk. At first, he thought he spotted a fellow soldier, but soon noticed several errors on the man's uniform. Sgt. Berk questioned him, recorded the confrontation and that video has received plenty of attention on-line. He told Anderson what bothered him most was the disrespect it shows to those who sacrificed so much for our country. The suspected impostor could possibly face federal charge

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October 31st, 2014
10:35 PM ET

Researcher “very confident” piece of metal is from Amelia Earhart’s plane

One of the most enduring mysteries of American history – what happened to Amelia Earhart – may be that much closer to being solved.

An aircraft recovery group says new testing on a piece of metal found on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean has them feeling more and more confident that the evidence is indeed a part of Earhart's plane, an aircraft that mysteriously disappeared as she tried to circle the globe in 1937.

In this web exclusive, Anderson Cooper speaks to Ric Gillespie, the executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, and the author of “Finding Amelia: the True Story of the Earhart Disappearance.”

Watch the above video for Gillespie and Cooper's conversation.


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October 3rd, 2014
09:33 PM ET

Web Exclusive: How the U.S. is battling Ebola in Africa

USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg just returned from West Africa and discusses American efforts to fight Ebola there.

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September 30th, 2014
12:31 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Full interview with Brett McGurk

Brett McGurk is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran. He speaks to Anderson about the Iraqi Prime Minister's remarks about an alleged threat to subways in the U.S. and France. They also discussed the Iraqi military and its ability to battle ISIS.

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Filed under: Haider al-Abadi • Iraq • ISIS • Web Exclusive
September 18th, 2014
09:55 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on voting against measure to arm Syrian rebels

Both the House and Senate have voted to approve a measure to train and arm Syrian rebels. President Obama thanked lawmakers, saying the bipartisan support showed Americans were united in the fight against Islamic State militants. Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii is also an Iraq war vet and she voted against the measure. She told Anderson that her biggest problem is that "the mission is unclear."

There are serious questions about why the U.S. needs to lead the way in the battle against ISIS.  Anderson talked it over with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power, who said regional powers need to put "skin in the game."

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Filed under: ISIS • President Barack Obama • Web Exclusive
August 26th, 2014
10:58 PM ET

Web exclusive: Hill Harper on Ferguson's 'fractured relationship with law enforcement'

You might know Hill Harper as one of the stars of the show 'Covert Affairs.' He just returned from a visit to Ferguson. He described an 'us against them' mentality when it comes to both the police force and young people living there.

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Filed under: Ferguson • Michael Brown • Web Exclusive
July 30th, 2014
09:27 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Anderson Cooper's full interview with Israel's Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer

Authorities in Gaza say more than 1,300 people have been killed there since the war began. The United Nations estimates 70-80% of the dead were civilians. 56 Israelis have been killed, all but three were troops. That disparity drives a perception in parts of the world, that the war is, if not wrong outright, then at least it is being wrongly fought. In Israel, there is overwhelming public support, with approval between 80-90%. Ron Dermer is Israel's Ambassador to the United States.

Watch Part 2 of this interview:

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Filed under: Crisis in Gaza • Gaza • Israel • Web Exclusive
July 28th, 2014
11:13 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Two American aid workers infected with Ebola virus; complicates West Africa's crisis

Two Americans who were on the front lines of the Ebola crisis are now fighting for their lives. Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol are both infected with the virus.  This is only adding to fear amongst locals after rumors spread that aid workers are spreading the disease. Anderson discussed this with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Adam Nositer, who is the New York Times West and Central Africa Bureau Chief.


Filed under: Ebola • Sanjay Gupta • Web Exclusive
July 22nd, 2014
11:23 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Will Russia ever accept responsibility for the downing MH17?

Fareed Zakaria speaks to Anderson Cooper about why the international community is moving so slowly in its response to the crash of Flight 17. He describes how this crisis feels like a return to the cold war and why it is so difficult to use sanctions to pressure the Kremlin.

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Filed under: Fareed Zakaria • MH17 • Russia • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin • Web Exclusive
June 13th, 2014
09:53 PM ET

Web Exclusive: What will it take for Bowe Bergdahl to reintegrate into American life?

Dr. Jeffrey Moore has studied and worked with POWs  for more than 25 years. He spoke to Anderson about what Sgt. Bergdahl is going through. Dr. Moore detailed the difficulties many former prisoners face, but he also discussed the role of optimism in the reintegration process.

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