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There are growing questions about the ferry crew's actions. The latest on the South Korean ferry disaster live on AC360.
March 12th, 2013
10:57 PM ET

How are powerful women perceived?

In her new book "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says women may be preventing their own rise to the top in their respective fields. She also says there are factors holding women back that cannot be controlled, like perception.

Sandberg cites a study conducted 10 years ago at NYU Stern school of business that tested how students perceive powerful women and men differently. AC360° went back to NYU to rerun the experiment and see what, if anything, has changed in the past decade.

In the original test, students reviewed a case study of a real female entrepreneur. Half read her story, and the other half read the same text with one difference – Heidi Roizen's name was changed to Howard.

As Sandberg explained in a TED Talk, both Heidi and Howard were regarded as equally competent, but their personalities were not viewed as similar. Heidi was seen negatively as political and out for herself.

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March 12th, 2013
10:54 PM ET

'Huge double standard' for powerful women

Joanna Coles, Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan, says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's success is being held against her. Anderson Cooper spoke with Coles about Sandberg's controversial new book and an AC360° experiment on the differences between how powerful women and men are perceived.

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March 11th, 2013
10:48 PM ET

Sellers: Women view power horizontally

CBS' Norah O'Donnell and Fortune's Pattie Sellers discuss Sheryl Sandberg's controversial book on powerful women and current challenges to breaking the glass ceiling. Sandberg believes the greatest obstacle to women succeeding is women themselves.

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January 25th, 2013
12:13 AM ET

Veterans debate women in combat roles

Former Congressman Lt. Col. Allen West (Ret.), and former Canadian military leader Gen. Rick Hillier (Ret.) disagree about women on the front lines.

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January 25th, 2013
12:07 AM ET

KTH: Mixed reaction on women in combat

Critics oppose removing gender restrictions on combat duty.  Keeping Them Honest, Anderson Cooper gives facts about women on the front lines.

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August 23rd, 2012
11:30 PM ET

KTH: DNC compares Akin's views to RNC

Keeping both sides honest: Romney distances himself from Rep. Akin as the DNC tries to compare Akin to Republican ticket.
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August 22nd, 2012
11:00 PM ET

How Akin controversy may impact Paul Ryan

The GOP ticket follows Romney's moderate position on abortion, but will Ryan's personal views on the issue impact votes?
Anderson talks to Democratic Strategist Cornell Belcher and Republican Strategist Mary Matalin.

August 22nd, 2012
10:57 PM ET

KTH: Rep. Todd Akin's shifting statements

Keeping Them Honest: Is there any difference between Rep. Akin's position on abortion and Paul Ryan's?

August 22nd, 2012
01:44 AM ET

Rosie O'Donnell's heart attack & 'What every woman should know'

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why Rosie O'Donnell and other women can easily miss the symptoms of a heart attack.

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August 22nd, 2012
12:38 AM ET

Will Akin comments affect GOP race?

Anderson Cooper talks to Democratic Strategist Paul Begala along with pollster and former adviser to the Gingrich Presidential campaign Kellyanne Conway about Rep. Akin’s dismissal of calls to exit Senate race.

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