Bashar al-Assad's regime and the opposition fighters accuse each other of using chemical weapons in Syria. Fran Townsend and Bob Baer react to the news and discuss what the situation means for the United States.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said "we're going into some very dark times" when asked about the Syrian government possibly unleashing chemical warfare. If they did indeed use chemical weapons, that would be crossing the red line set by Pres. Obama to mark when the U.S. would take action.
Feinstein and Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, are still trying to verify what's happening on the ground in Syria.
In an exclusive interview, Arabo "BK" Babakhani tells Anderson Cooper what happened when his roommate at the University of Central Florida, James Oliver Seevakumaran, confronted him with a gun before Seevakumaran took his own life.
Babakhani immediately slammed and locked the door and called 911. "I was definitely scared, but calm, I was just taking cover in my room behind objects ... so that if he did fire, he wouldn't be able to hit me" he says.
By the time law enforcement arrived and raided the dorm, the 30 year old was dead.
Throw down some drinks at The Mad Hatter bar in Orlando? Check.
Pull the fire alarm, so about 500 students in Tower 1 on the University of Central Florida campus rush outside, together? Done.
Give them hell?
Those three words were the last item of James Oliver Seevakumaran's checklist that he made before, authorities say, he would go out with up to 1,000 rounds of ammunition and start shooting, possibly setting off bombs in the process.
It was not crossed off.
Instead of a mass killing early Monday morning, police reported only one fatality: Seevakumaran.
Keeping Them Honest, CNN's Dana Bash asked Rep. Michele Bachmann to support claims she made about President Obama's "lavish" lifestyle with facts. She got zip.
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