He spent nearly nine hours, held by British authorities under anti-terror laws. But David Miranda says he was not asked a single question about terrorism. Miranda is the life partner of reporter Glenn Greenwald, who helped break the story about the NSA's domestic spying programs. Greenwald says Miranda's detention was retribution for his reporting. Both Glenn Greenwald and David Miranda spoke exclusively with Anderson, in their first interview since the incident occurred.
Glenn Greenwald is lashing out at both the British and American governments after his life partner David Miranda’sdetention at Heathrow Airport. Greenwald said the incident was meant to intimidate him and all journalists. Anderson spoke exclusively with Greenwald and Miranda about what happened. They also discussed Edward Snowden's new life in Russia.
Were authorities justified in using terrorism laws to detain reporter Glenn Greenwald's spouse David Miranda? He spent nearly nine hours being questioned at Heathrow Airport, and says he was told he had to answer or go to jail. He also says none of those questions were about terrorism. Were authorities justified in doing that? Anderson asked CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin, and the Government Accountability Project's Jesselyn Radack.
A massive firefighting operation is going on right now in Idaho to save homes threatened by an out of control wildfire. Imagine standing by, watching it all from a distance, and not knowing whether your house survived. 360's Gary Tuchman has one resident's story from Hailey, Idaho.
Students fleeing an elementary school, after a man opens fire inside. Police say the suspect was armed with several weapons including an AK-47. He barricaded himself inside an office before surrendering to police without hurtinganyone. But there are serious questions about who the gunman is, why he would do this, and whether he also planted explosives nearby. CNN's David Mattingly has the latest from Decatur, Georgia.
She's accused of murdering dozens of babies, but was convicted of killing just one. Genene Jones was supposed to spend the rest of her life behind bars. But a Texas law meant to alleviate overcrowding could allow her to walk free,just a few years from now. That law was taken off the books 1987. The news is a shocking blow to those who say Jones killed their children. Some of them are preparing to fight. 360's Randi Kaye has the story.
Petti McClellan Wiese’s daughter, Chelsea, was just 15-months old when nurse Genene Jones killed her with a series of lethal injections. Even though dozens of other mothers say Jones did the same to their kids, she was only convicted of murdering Chelsea McClellan. For that, Genene Jones was sentenced to 99-years in prison, along with another 60 for a child who she injured but who survived. Now Petti McClellan Wiese is facing the fact that Jones could soon walk free.
Anderson Cooper goes beyond the headlines to tell stories from many points of view, so you can make up your own mind about the news. Tune in weeknights at 8 and 10 ET on CNN.
Questions or comments? Send an email
Want to know more? Go behind the scenes with