Pressure is mounting on the Assad regime, after the latest reports of a deadly chemical attack. Opposition groups say it killed more than 1,300 people. President Obama says the U.S. is still gathering information about what happened, but acknowledged, "this is clearly a big event of grave concern." It is raising serious questions about how his administration will respond. John King spoke with Senator John McCain who says the President has already "lost credibility" on ending the crisis in Syria.
Next week is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. For many, it will be a time to contemplate the state of Dr. Martin Luther King's dream. It comes as the nation is grappling with several sensative racial issue including stop-and-frisk laws, the Trayvon Martin case, and now the recent killing of college student Christopher Lane. John King spoke with Trayvon Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracey Martin, along with their attorney Benjamin Crump.
We are learning more about the three teens accused of killing Australian college student Christopher Lane. Police say one suspect claims they did it out of boredom. But now there are indications at least one of them had possible gang ties. 360's Randi Kaye takes a closer look at suspect James Edwards.
As attention on the so called "boredom" killing of college student Christopher Lane grows, so do questions about the role of race. Some are already comparing it to killing of Trayvon Martin, and questioning why the media, and President Obama are not handling it the same way. Criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, conservative blogger Crystal Wright, and B.E.T. editorial brand manager Michaela Angela Davis weigh in on the case.
Broadway director Matthew Warchus worked with James Gandolfini on the show "God of Carnage." Warchus talked with CNN's John King about how Gandolfini handled the strenuous environment at the theater and what he appreciated most about the actor who died in Italy at age 51.
"He was extremely gentle, tender, soft-hearted, vulnerable, kind," said Warchus. "He was a big personality but he was a humble, and a....man with high standards and great, great talent."
Former FBI Assistant Director James Kallstrom calls a documentary suggesting missiles shot down TWA Flight 800 "preposterous."
The National Transportation Safety Board ruled the 1996 explosion was caused by an electrical short circuit, but former investigators want the investigation reopened because they assert evidence proves an outside force caused the crash. Kallstrom says agents took the missile theory seriously when they examined the wreckage and circumstances.
Former Senior National Transportation Safety Board Investigator Hank Hughes says physical evidence shows an outside explosion brought down TWA flight 800 in 1996, and it was not an accident.
All 230 passengers aboard the plane heading to Paris died when it exploded and fell apart soon after taking off from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The NTSB ruled that the incident was caused by an electrical short circuit, but now former investigators are requesting the investigation be reopened.
On Tuesday, convicted killer John Martorano told the court that his friend and former partner in crime is also a murderer. Boston Globe reporter Shelley Murphy explains why the testimony was significant and what will happen next in the Whitey Bulger trial.
"New Day" anchor Michaela Pereira stops by "AC360" before CNN's new morning show premieres on June 17. She tells John King about her move to New York, working with her co-anchors Chris Cuomo and Kate Bolduan and the first thing that comes to mind when she hears the words "Anderson Cooper!"
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