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August 25th, 2014
11:07 PM ET

Does Missouri law protect Officer Wilson from prosecution?

The fact that there is, so far, no decision on whether Officer Wilson will face criminal charges is fueling outrage for some in Ferguson. The grand jury is not expected to reach a decision  until October. Deborah Feyerick looks into how Missouri's law spells out when police officers are allowed to use lethal force.

Anderson discussed the next steps in this complicated case CNN legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark O'Mara.

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August 22nd, 2014
10:42 PM ET

American Journey: Starting a business amid the chaos in Ferguson

Opening a new restaurant is tough even in the best of circumstances, let alone in the middle of raging street protests. Ed Lavandera introduces us to Charles Davis who opened the Ferguson Burger Bar the day before Michael Brown was killed and kept it open through all of the chaos that followed.

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August 22nd, 2014
10:33 PM ET

Who is rallying in support of Officer Darren Wilson?

You may not see many supporters of Officer Wilson on the streets of Ferguson. Online, however, his backers have already raised more than $230,000 on his behalf. Jason Carroll looks at who is supporting the police officer at the center of this very divisive case.

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August 22nd, 2014
10:24 PM ET

Journalist James Foley's brother Michael shares his memories with Anderson Cooper

James Foley's death at the hands of ISIS terrorists in Syria was brutal and horrifying. The American journalist put himself in harm’s way frequently over the course of his career. He was committed to helping those less fortunate and shining a light on the stories that many other journalists were unable to tell.

His brother Michael spoke to Anderson. They discussed James' career, how his family is coping with his death, and how he would like to see his brother's legacy carried on.

Click here if you would like to help the James Foley Scholarship Fund.

What would it take to free the three other Americans that ISIS is holding captive and threatening to kill? Anderson discussed the situation with former Navy SEAL Daniel O'Shea. He's also the former coordinator at the U.S. Embassy's Hostage Working Group in Baghdad.

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August 22nd, 2014
10:07 PM ET

St. Louis County Police Officer suspended over ugly rant

Officer Dan Page was seen on CNN pushing Don Lemon during protests in Ferguson. But it is a different video of Officer Page that led to him being relieved of duty. A speech he made several months ago is filled with ugly statements about gays, affirmative action, women, and President Obama. Don Lemon looks at some of the most incendiary statements.

Anderson looks at ugly comments Officer Page made about President Obama and discussed the fallout with former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin, criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, and George Zimmerman's former attorney, Mark O'Mara.

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Filed under: Don Lemon • Ferguson • Mark Geragos • Mark O'Mara • Sunny Hostin
August 22nd, 2014
09:51 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Anderson's full interview with the son of Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol

When Nancy Writebol was diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia, her son Jeremy believed he would never see her again. She was airlifted back to the U.S. and given an experimental serum. Today she is free of the virus. Jeremy Writebol spoke to Anderson about his mother's astounding recovery. He also said he would not rule out the possibility of his mother continuing her missionary work abroad.

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August 22nd, 2014
08:47 PM ET
August 21st, 2014
11:11 PM ET

Was there a struggle between Michael Brown and Officer Wilson?

A private autopsy found that Michael Brown was shot at least six times. But so far, there is little verifiable information on what happened in the moments before Officer Wilson opened fire. Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen looks at the clues that forensic scientists will use to piece together Michael Brown's final moments.

How many times did Officer Wilson pull the trigger? Susan Candiotti looks at what investigators can learn from ballistics evidence.

Go behind the scenes of Elizabeth Cohen's visit to South Carolina's Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

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Filed under: Elizabeth Cohen • Ferguson • Michael Brown • Susan Candiotti
August 21st, 2014
10:58 PM ET

Kids in Ferguson dealing with chaos

Children living in Ferguson were supposed to return to school this week. Instead, they have been dealing with curfews, marches, looting and violence. Ed Lavandera looks at what life has been like for some of Ferguson's youngest residents.

George Howell visits a shelter in Ferguson lending a helping hand to those in need.

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August 21st, 2014
10:40 PM ET

Michael Brown's parents speak: Hug your sons, hug your daughters

Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. are preparing to bury their teenage son, something no parent should ever have to do. The funeral is set for Monday, and it comes after days of protests and violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Anderson Cooper sat down with Michael Brown’s heartbroken parents and their lawyer, Benjamin Crump. They discussed their search for justice, the public's misperceptions of their son, police profiling and more.

Watch part 2 of Anderson's interview

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