The skies have cleared, but flooding is still a top concern after Hurricane Irene. Many rivers and creeks are expected to crest in New Jersey and bring new flooding. We'll also take you to Plattsville, New York, which was washed away by the storm. We'll talk to a reporter from YNN who is stuck in the Catskills town. Plus, polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is in a coma in a Texas hospital just weeks after he was convicted of sexually assaulting two girls he claimed were his "spiritual wives." And, we'll have the latest developments from Libya.
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Anderson, it's beautiful precision cut – how could you have lost? Hope we can meet your barber some day. He's a genius!
Good night everyone. Good show and great comments as usual. Anderson, you're going to have to work on a new hairdo. You could let it grow out, maybe a pony tail??
You have the best hair in Television, Anderson!
The "pompadour" is way over-rated today. 🙂
Congrats for our CNN's Nancy Grace choose by Dancing with the stars!!!
Very funny, Anderson..... Let's dance for me!!!! Yes, He is so scared of dance!!!!!! 🙂
Good night Anderson, everyone and my friends!!!!!!!
See you tomorrow night, Have a great night & Sleep tight everyone!!!
That's so silly I like ridiculist Conan and Cooper, LOL! So funny Anderson, Thanks Anderson!!!! I agree with you, I love his funny expression face!!!!!! LOL!!! He is right! 🙂
Have a great night & good sleep at home after work!!!
See you tomorrow night!!! Just a plenty sleep at home!
The government was over reacting they were simply prepared. If we give out 5 warnings and only 1 of them turns out to be devastating at least we were prepared. Sure people are frustrated at the inconvenience but they are alive and that's worth all the criticism in the world.
I agree wholeheartedly Grant!
Good night Anderson. Good night Everyone! Sweet dreams. I am glad to hear that Gloria made it to Monday!
Thank you & good night Anderson & Team 360- great show.
Good nigh fellow writers, great discussion tonight. I wish you all a safe & peaceful day tomorrow.
The Ridiculist is bound to be outrageious if it's about Coco...can't wait!
I like Nancy; she's for justice!
It's good to see that Pres. Obama & other Government officials will be touring some of the areas greatly effected by Hurricane Irene. I can't believe that Piers Morgan is going to be talking about whether or not there was "media hype" on Irene.
Bear Attack! Terrible way to go.....
This Aruba story is so mysterious. If they can't find her body and no witnesses, all they can hope for is an admission of guilt. I am so sorry for the family and friends of the missing woman. It must be agony for them.
Good evening everyone,
My Brother and his Fiance left before the storm and I haven't heard how their house fared but they were safe.
I'm glad to see so many of you back today although it seems for most this storm this was not the deadliest.
Nic Roberson has been off the radar for a while.. I remember when he broke the story of Al Quaeda testing Bio weapons on dogs years ago on NewsNight /Aaron Brown(Where Anderson got his start with CNN anchoring). He is still a great reporter and CNN should keep his reports coming.
Hi Grant, glad to see you made it!
Thanks, Glad to hear your family is good as well.
Glad to see the Ridiculist is back!
So am I!!!!!!!! I love that riduclist will be Conan and Cooper! coming up next!!!!!!! 🙂
Is there anything Legal that can be done to the isolated Warren Jeffs communities? They continue to misinfform their congregation and abuse girls & women.
I'm not talking about free speech here, i'm asking about how to stop the sexual abuse & ignorance.
We would hope so but it doesn't sound like convicting Warren Jeffs is going to affect their beliefs that much. We'll see if they can survive without him.
It's all about concrete evidence, I'm sure the justice department is looking though.
I don't think he could manipulate and control his followers without all the isolation. Re: Warren Jeffs
Hi Anderson! Hi Everyone! Good evening.
Congratulation on the newest member to come, Beyonce and Jay Z! It's like my grandmother always use to say, "You better let them stay where they are 'at'!"
Yes, is he still leading his church? He could do it through his visitors as well as phone calls. They believe he is the prophet and will probably do what ever he says or writes to them.
In his booking photo, he looks like he'd not been eating very much. (his collar bones protruding)
I sure hope that Jeffs is not going to be viewed as some kind of martyr.
Anderson and Isha.....
I love Janis who want be grow up be reporter..... She is so cute I like her, she is only 3 yrs old!!!! Best year of The Shot!!!!!! 🙂
She did a good job
Yes, she was great job, Lori!!!!!! I agree!!!!!! 🙂
Pretty in pink reporter is in the making!
well, a little cheney-powell interaction is always an attention-getter and interesting to observe the interactions at that level
Yes, it will be interesting to see the battle to write history.
That's so cute! 🙂
I've never seen that before. She's going to be a future TV Anchor.
Yes, She is so cute.... I have seen all kids wanted to be grow up anything what they want to be!!!!!!!!!! 🙂
Congratulations to Beyonce & Jay-Z.
I did read about Warren Jeffs. Fine with me if he doesn't eat or drink. He's wants to be perceived as a martyr by his people but he is just a weak, sick child molester.
Is Warren Jeffs on some kind of hunger-strike or something, Sharon?
Yes, apparently he hasn't eaten or drank since he was convicted.
He seems even more of a coward now.
Also, in that booking photo, he looks like the pedophile that he was convicted of being.
One word for him. Creepy!
I just hope that everyone sees Jeffs as you said!
I wonder if many of his "followers" also feel that way yet are afraid to say so out loud?
I agree with you Sharon. Except that if he martys (sp) himself, his "people" my raise himto "god" status and perpetuate his "type" of religious practice.
It seems like you could be right after seeing Gary's interview with the one man who would talk to him. He is still their prophet. All those people so duped. They're all searching for something and they think they have found it.
That's horrible what happen to the those people in that regime!
Fascinating reports from Libya.
I agree with you, Paula.
I hope that the people are able to get what they want there in Libya, and not turn on one-another.
Spectacular reporting by Nic R & Arwa D.!
They both certainly showed the unforgiveable behavior of Gadaffi et al!
Agree with you, Starr!!!!!
While I think all of you at CNN have done a good job covering Irene, I was wondering about CT. We have 2 confirmed deaths, massive flooding, homes completely washed away and record power outages. Why not even a mention?
Hello Lauren from Ct. The only friend i have in CT is in Norwalk and all he reported was a long loss of power.
I have not heard reports from CT. Of course, my thoughts & prayers are with your state and people. Have you had a good Federal response?
Thank you. The National Guard has been out and about, it's still early to really gauge how the response has been across the state. Locally in Naugatuck I saw them helping areas that were flooding from the Naugatuck river and surrounding creeks and streams. The in-land flooding is still an ongoing major concern since most rivers aren't expected to fully crest until mid-week. The last I looked we still had over 500,000 with no power.
Good point question..... Lauren......
They didn't know where hurricane path goes...... The reason that was not information enough as well..... They did not tell anyone about it.
This is so disgusting. To think that people are able to conceive of such brutality to another human - when I hear that it's a female treating another person like that, really makes my skin crawl even more.
Agree completely Emily.
Yes, I agree with you, That is so digust to me!
What to believe? Is Gadhafi's son really dead? Is the Lockerbee bomber really that sick or was that staged??
This is a great report by Nic Robertson. I have a feeling that he really is that sick. Sounds like he doesn't have access to the medicines that he once did, before as the Rebels got to it. It's been some time, and what the bomber has, is only going to get worst.
Nic said that it was staged as well, I believe what Nic said that too...
OMG. If the Nanny is to be believed, the Gadhafi family are all sadistic monsters. Awful.
Very sadistic treatment to the nanny Janis. And, all because she would not hit their own child to stop him crying. I've never found that to work with a young one.
Yes, It was so horrible for her, so sad...... I know how nanny felt this way...... I am so shocked that she was beaten or burn her over body..... 🙁
Yes Janis. Just horrible. I have heard that many have stepped forward to offer help to her, medically and otherwise.
I wasn't sure if I believed that the Pan-Am bomber was in his last days according to the reports. If Nic Robertson believes it, then I will. Too much past lying going on in loyalist Libya for any of them to be believeable.
It's great that there was so much coverage by the media.
Also, the different levels of Government seemed to really be on the ball for this.
I thought the State gov's & Federal gov. performed very well.
So do I, Starr. I think that they are also in no-win situation; there are going to be people that will complain that the Gov. was trying to scare people, are put way too much into this, however, I bet that they'd be the first ones to complain if the Hurricane was much worst or effected them. Even the different political parties can't predict "Mother Nature".
Really appreciated this post Emily. (smile)
I wrote that post pro "Mother Nature", Starr. (Laughing)
I think it would have happened regardless of the Party in Power.
Yes, they also warned all the state and local when hurricanes comes right away very serious important...... They couild have everything do help all people.
It's a shame that the high tourist season for Northen New England is coming soon. Comes at a hard economic time.
Wow, Hurricane Irene really did "wash" away Prattsville, didn't it?
I sure hope that the people are all safe.
Emily, i think i heard that all of the people of that town were safe and uninjured. Not so for their properties sadly.
I did end up hearing that too. That was the first time that I had seen that footage. It's sad to see that their homes (and community) were all washed away like that, however, at least they can re-build their lives.
Yes, It was... only one person swept the river, can't hang on, too late for him/her.
The next few days are probably going to bring sad stories. Vermont is suffering as is it's sourthern neighbors. I'm hoping for a quick recovery for all the states inundated by Irene. Awful hurricanes.
Yes, Janis, You're right..... That was so terrible shock was your hometown!!!!!! Our thoughts and prayers with you as well.
"The 'I' was taking out of Irene when the hurricane came through New York!" That's a good thing. I wish good will for all the other states which were in her path!
Good evening Anderson, Isha, & Bloggers.
I hope that everyone escaped Hurricane Irene without much difficulty.
Yes, they did but not have to leave when hurricane Irene...... Sad news there are 30 between 35 people killed during storm.
That's very sad news indeed, Megan. I'd hate to hear just how high that would have been if the Government was not as pro-active as they were.
Yes, It was!!!! Very high flood right now between 8 or 10 feet I have heard.
And very sad to say, how much lower it may have been if absolutely everyone had taken the government's advice. One thing in the local and national governments' favor is that there were several days notice of this.
Good advice, Cathy, Good point there!
That's true, Cathy. However, there are always going to be people that will not listen to the Government. It does sound like the majority did however, which is really great since it's not an area use to that sort of weather.
True and no doubt those who do not listen really dishearten the authorities. Sadly, for example, two young men decided to spring through Irene as it hit Maryland and were found dead later. Perhaps some just do not understand how serious these storms really are. It's such an unnecessary loss of life.
That's such a sad loss of life...Perhaps there were a few that just didn't believe that it would be the sort of "Hurricane" which is seen in other areas. I think I saw there that it was the worst since the 1910s or 20s.
Evening Anderson & Team 360.
Hello blogger friends!
Wow, Southern VT i know got hit badly as i have family there. My sister made it through alright in the outer banks of NC.
I'm originally from VT, but i have Never seen the water so high in areas that i am familiar with. Very scary.
I threw my back out, so watched CNN wall to wall coverage which was Excellent!
Our thoughts and prayers with you and your sister in VT! That is so horrible situation right now!!!!!!!! YIKES!! So sad!!!
Glad your sister is safe. I thought of her during the storm and they had a reporter there in her area. Yes VT is terrible. Never saw anything like it myself. Hope your family and friends there will be okay.
Good to hear that your family in Vermont is safe. Thoughts & prayers for the people of Vermont who are still in harms way, that they will be brought to safety – also much strength to the families across the East Coast who have lost their loved ones.
Yourpost is really well said & i hope the same of All of the people who were affected adversely by the storm. Thank you.
I thank God for blessing us all from Hurricane Irene!
I am glad you're so safe sound at home during storm!!!!! 🙂 How many inches or feet since flashing flood right now?
It was none in my area,
That's good news for me, You are safe now!! 🙂 *WHEW!* 🙂
Hi Gloria! How did you and your fare throught the storm?
Thank God, it was like a sunshiny day! I do wish other well!
Hellooooo everyone and Anderson!!!!
Thanks for coming in for join us tonight! 😀
Hope you have great weekend! 🙂
Happy Monday night!!!
Our heart goes out to East Coast aftermath Hurricane Irene!!!!!!! Our thoughts and prayers with them!!!!! 🙁
Hi! It's great to see you on–great to see you cover Hurricane Irene over the weekend. I'm very glad NYC was spared much damage. I hope those–elsewhere–suffering from the floods will receive the help they need.
Me too, I am glad Anderson was there for us during hurricane Irene last weekend!!! 🙂 He was safe sound!
Good evening everyone. So much flooding from the hurricane and alot of damage too. Very terrible that so many people lost their homes and are flooded out. NYC dodged a bullet but let's not sell this storm short. It has been very destructive.
Good Evening Everyone! Greetings!