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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.
April 17th, 2014
09:32 PM ET

Rescuers battle elements to reach capsized ship's passengers

There are hundreds of divers working to reach passengers trapped inside the capsized South Korean ferry. They are battling rough weather and cold water during 12-hour shifts. There are 276 people who are still missing. Loved ones are praying air pockets inside the ship are keeping them alive. Kyung Lah is in Jindo, South Korea with the latest on the rescue effort.

Only one of the ferry's 46 life boats deployed. This is just one of the troubling questions Anderson discusses with maritime safety consultant James Staples, rescue diver Butch Hendrick and Maritime Security Council Governor Emeritus Kim Petersen.

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April 16th, 2014
10:05 PM ET

South Korean ferry rescue mission growing increasingly desperate

Hundreds of people are still missing after a ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea. More than 160 people have been rescued and families are praying more people will be pulled out alive. The U.S. Navy joined the rescue effort. There are serious questions about what caused this disaster and whether the crew responded properly to the emergency. Anderson spoke with James Staples, a cargo ship captain and a maritime safety consultant.

Paula Hancocks has the latest on the rescue mission.

April 16th, 2014
10:03 PM ET

What if the Flight 370 search zone is completely wrong?

Search officials say they are convinced they are looking in the right area for Flight 370. But, so far, there is no sign of any wreckage from the missing plane. What happens if the search for Flight 370 is off target? Randi Kaye takes a look at what went wrong in the search for billionaire Steve Fossett's plane.

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April 16th, 2014
09:57 PM ET

If the Bluefin-21 finds Flight 370… what happens next?

If the Bluefin-21 sonar finds the Flight 370 wreckage authorities will likely call in high-tech equipment that is usually used in oil drilling. Rosa Flores takes a look at the subs that can be used to retrieve objects that are several miles below the ocean's surface.

Scanning the ocean floor is a slow and methodical process. Stephanie Elam got an up close look at how this is done, and the type of images investigators are working with.

April 16th, 2014
09:53 PM ET

New questions about Flight 370's co-captain's cell phone signal?

Authorities say a cell tower picked up a signal from the phone belonging Flight 370's first officer about a half hour after the plane disappeared from radar. Did other cell phones on board also register signals? Did other cell towers pick up any signals from Flight 370? Pamela Brown looks into these questions.

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April 15th, 2014
10:56 PM ET

Will the Flight 370 disappearance lead to new aviation advances?

The FAA announced the completion of a new system for tracking aircraft that relies mainly on satellites and GPS rather than radar. It will be mandatory by the year 2020. If that system had been in place for Flight 370, the job of finding the missing plane would have been much easier. Previous aviation safety advances were the result of past air disasters. Randi Kaye takes a look back.

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April 15th, 2014
10:06 PM ET

Finding and retrieving debris from the ocean floor

Investigators are poring over data captured by the Bluefin-21 sonar submarine. It is analyzing the ocean floor in hopes of catching the first glimpse of Flight 370. Anderson and CNN Analyst David Gallo take an up-close look at the type of images the Bluefin is collecting.

Once debris from Flight 370 is located, a different type of submersible will be called in. Gary Tuchman climbed inside a vessel that played a key role in finding pieces of the Space Shuttle Challenger.


Filed under: 360° Radar
April 15th, 2014
09:54 PM ET

Inside Guinea's ebola crisis

Guinea's Ebola outbreak has already claimed more than 100 lives and that number is likely to rise. 14 of those killed were health workers. As fears grow that the virus will spread beyond Guinea, Dr. Sanjay Gupta gets an up close look at what life is like for those dying of Ebola.

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April 15th, 2014
09:49 PM ET

Jihadist video could be a signal of a new al Qaeda plot

A video that was recently posted on a jihadist web site shows an al Qaeda leader telling at least 100 followers that he wants them to attack the United States. It was shot in Yemen and it is raising serious questions about what the U.S. really knows about al Qaeda's operations. Barbara Starr has the latest.

Anderson discussed this with national security analyst Peter Bergen.

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April 15th, 2014
09:43 PM ET

Boston Strong: One year later

The nation paused today to mark one year since the terror attack Boston Marathon bombing. The city of Boston marked this milestone by reflecting on a year filled with challenges and resilience. 'Boston Strong' has become the city's rallying cry, and Boston's strength was on full display today.

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