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September 26th, 2014
12:52 AM ET

An unaccounted for 40 hours: the crucial piece in the case of the missing UVA student

Did abduction suspect Jesse Matthew fraternize with missing college student Hannah Graham at a Charlottesville, Virginia restaurant?

Did the pair leave together?

And what about the unaccounted for 40 hours between Graham's disappearance, and the first report of her having gone missing?

With Matthews having been extradited from Texas to Virginia, watch the above video as CNN's Jean Casarez travels to Charlottesville in search of answers.

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September 26th, 2014
12:47 AM ET

Officials: No indications of U.S. subway terror plot

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi caused a major stir Thursday, saying his country had uncovered an imminent ISIS plot against subways in New York City and Paris. The State Department tells CNN that Vice President Joe Biden met with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and there is "no specific credible threat whatsoever." Should the U.S. be concerned with the prime minister's credibility? Anderson spoke to Brett McGurk, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs.

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Filed under: ISIS • Syria
September 26th, 2014
12:07 AM ET

Report: Saudis help crucial to coalition against ISIS

In the Wall Street Journal article, "Deal With Saudis Paved Way for Syrian Airstrikes," written by Adam Entous, he describes how the U.S. talks with Saudi Arabia were actually the linchpin in building the coalition against ISIS in Syria. Anderson is joined by Entous and David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times, each wrote pieces about Saudi Arabia's complex relationship with the United States and with ISIS ideology.

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Filed under: Iraq • ISIS • Syria
September 25th, 2014
11:40 PM ET

Ana Cabrera's exclusive interview with Ferguson, MO police chief

"It's the apology people in Ferguson and around the nation have been waiting to hear," said Ana Cabrera, detailing the recent, public acknowledgement of error, as made via video by embattled Missouri cop Thomas Jackson.

This week, the CNN reporter spoke exclusively to the Ferguson Police Chief about lessons learned in the Michael Brown saga, asking Jackson how he responds to those calling for his resignation.

To hear Cabrera's interview, including Jackson's answers to his outspoken critics, click the above video.

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Filed under: Ana Cabrera • Ferguson • Michael Brown
September 25th, 2014
11:27 PM ET

Suspect in case of Missing UVA student questioned in 2002 rape case

Virginia authorities say Jesse Matthew, the suspect wanted in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was questioned in connection with an alleged sex assault nearly 12 years ago. The UVA sophomore vanished on September 13th and according to police, Matthew was the last person to be seen with her. CNN's Jean Casarez has more details on the rape case and the latest in the investigation into what happened to Hannah.


Filed under: Crime
September 25th, 2014
10:58 PM ET

Gary Tuchman: Cops forced to react in a split second

On the heels of a bizarre incident involving a South Carolina trooper charged with shooting an unarmed motorist, on Thursday evening CNN's Gary Tuchman joined "Anderson Cooper 360" with further insight and analysis of the challenges facing law enforcement officers.

Teaming with the police department in Spokane, Washington, Tuchman stepped into virtual, adrenaline-fueled scenarios to experience how the mind and body react when forced to make life and death decisions.

Watch the above video for Tuchman's full story, including the portion where the reporter takes his turn within the exercise being conducted by Washington State University.

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Gary Tuchman
September 25th, 2014
12:23 PM ET

Interview with suspected cop killer

Law enforcement in Pennsylvania are searching for fugitive Eric Frein. They say he ambushed two State Troopers killing one and seriously injuring the other.

Before he became the subject of a massive manhunt, Frein was interviewed for a film about his role in a group that reenacts military battles. Filmmakers Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas interviewed Frien for their documentary "Vietnam Appreciation Day." They spoke to Anderson about their experience speaking with the now suspected cop killer.

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Filed under: 360° Radar
September 25th, 2014
12:23 AM ET

Ferguson Prosecutor: You don't walk away from a case because you are catching a lot of grief

Anger at police in Ferguson exploded into nights of violent protest following the shooting death of Michael Brown. There is still plenty of anger aimed at the man whose convened a grand jury looking into Officer Darren Wilson's actions. Residents question why Bob McCulloch made that move and whether his personal history is linked to the decision. Ana Cabrera sat down for a rare interview with Mr. McCulloch.

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Filed under: Ana Cabrera • Ferguson • Michael Brown
September 25th, 2014
12:17 AM ET

What can be done to stop foreign fighters?

The Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin to law enforcement across the U.S., warning them to be on the lookout for lone wolf terror attacks. It is difficult to identify who may launch an attack like this. Deborah Feyerick reports on how authorities are working to stop foreign fighters who traveled to places like Syria and Iraq from bringing the fight back home.What can be done to stop foreign fighters?

ISIS has issued orders for the killing of Westerners. Is this sort of instruction what lone wolf terrorists are waiting for? Anderson spoke with Maajid Nawaz, who was once a Muslim extremist and is now the director of the Quilliam Foundation.

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Filed under: Deborah Feyerick • ISIS • Khorasan • Maajid Nawaz • Syria
September 25th, 2014
12:02 AM ET

Are the airstrikes working?

The Pentagon says the al Qaeda offshoot group called Khorasan was planning an imminent attack on European or American soil. But did the airstrikes inside Syria derail their plot? Anderson spoke with CNN Security Analyst Peter Bergen who was in a background briefing today and said it was possible Khorasan's plans were interrupted, but officials were unable to give definitive proof.

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Filed under: Khorasan • Peter Bergen • Syria
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