AC360 Tuesday 8p

Ferry crew members answered questions about why more life rafts were not deployed. Tonight on AC360, the latest from South Korea on the effort to reach victims.
April 21st, 2014
05:31 PM ET

Race Day in Boston

Some ran to prove the terrorists did not win. Some ran to remember. Some ran to show what "Boston Strong" really means. There were as many reasons to run as there were runners in today's Boston Marathon. A year after a terror attack targeted the race, this year's Marathon had one of the largest field of runners in the race's history. That was matched by an overwhelming turnout of fans cheering along the route.

For the past year AC360 followed the recovery of bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis. Her journey was captured in "The Survivor Diaries" which airs tonight on CNNi at 10p ET. She was back at the finish line today as her two brothers ran the marathon and she even ran the final stretch with them. Anderson Cooper speaks to the three of them tonight on AC360 at 8p ET.

AC360 Producer Chuck Hadad was at today's race and sent back these photos.

 

April 18th, 2014
11:56 PM ET

American Journey: Anderson Cooper & Anthony Bourdain talk Las Vegas

For some, dinner in Las Vegas means all you can eat buffets or a cheap prime rib dinner. But in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown" Anthony Bourdain went off the strip for some of Sin City's best kept food secrets. Anderson sat down with Anthony Bourdain who described "the Las Vegas not a lot of people get to see."

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April 18th, 2014
11:52 PM ET

Veteran climber talks about Mount Everest's deadliest accident ever

At least 12 people are dead and four others are missing in an avalanche 20,000 feet up Mount Everest. All of those reported killed are Sherpas, the guides who help countless climbers up and down the world's highest peak. They were preparing for the spring climbing season by setting ropes and getting camps ready for their busiest time of the year. Grayson Schaffer is a veteran climber and the Senior Editor of Outside Magazine. He told Anderson that western climbers are outsourcing their risk to the Sherpas.

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April 18th, 2014
11:51 PM ET

Cutting through debris on the ocean floor

So far, the search for Flight 370 has not turned up any sign of the missing plane. But if it is found in the area where searchers are looking, the next step will be to call in submarines to retrieve it. David Mattingly is in British Columbia's Horseshoe Bay to demonstrate one of the tools needed to cut through a tangle of debris on the ocean floor.

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April 18th, 2014
11:46 PM ET

Web Exclusive: What is it like to be trapped in an air pocket?

Families of the South Korean ferry passengers are holding onto hope that their loved ones found air pockets inside the ship and are still alive. Tony Bullimore survived for four days in an air pocket after his yacht overturned between Antarctica and Australia.

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April 18th, 2014
11:38 PM ET

How rescuers are working to get inside the ferry

Rescuers working to reach passengers trapped inside the South Korean ferry are facing a string of difficult challenges. They are dealing with rough weather, frigid water, limited visibility, and that's before they even reach the capsized ship. Retired Navy SEAL Cade Courtley shows Anderson the best strategy for finding possible survivors.

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April 18th, 2014
11:27 PM ET

Why did the Captain tell passengers to stay on the sinking ferry?

The captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea explained his decision to order passengers to stay on the ship. He is now facing a string of criminal charges. But that is little comfort for the families of hundreds of passengers who did not make it off the ferry. Kyung Lah has the latest from Jindo, South Korea.

Anderson spoke with U.S. Navy Captain Joey Tynch about the American effort to reach the trapped passengers.

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April 17th, 2014
09:52 PM ET

Ukraine crisis takes a troubling turn

Secretary of State John Kerry was in Geneva today for a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart. They issued a joint statement calling for a de-escalation of tensions. It comes as a leaflet distributed outside a Ukrainian synagogue orders Jews to register with the government. Nick Paton Walsh has the latest from Donetsk, Ukraine.

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April 17th, 2014
09:50 PM ET

Looking for wreckage in an ocean full of garbage

Planes are searching from the air looking for any signs of wreckage from Flight 370. So far plenty of debris has been spotted, but none of it is from the missing plane. The search zone is in area known as one of the world's biggest floating junkyards. Randi Kaye takes a look at the garbage floating in the world's oceans.

Anderson spoke to Air Commodore Kevin McEvoy of the Royal New Zealand Air Force for the latest on air search.

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April 17th, 2014
09:47 PM ET

How submarines pick up debris from the ocean floor

If Flight 370 is spotted in the depths of the Indian Ocean, high tech submarines will likely be sent in to retrieve it. David Mattingly is in Horseshoe Bay in British Columbia for a first-hand look at how a submarine's claw can pick up objects.

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