Police confirm they found the remains of a California couple and their two children. The McStays disappeared nearly four years ago under very puzzling circumstances. Police don't know why they left their home or what happened to them after that. Randi Kaye has the latest on the murder investigation.
The family of an 85-year-old year American war veteran says he is being held by the North Korean government. Merrill Newman's son Jeff says his father was visiting North Korea as a tourist and was dragged off a plane just as he was about to leave the country. Merill Newman is not the only American detained in North Korea right now. Kenneth Bae was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Now Jeff Newman says he fears the worst for his dad.
Today a judge sentenced freshman U.S. Congressman Trey Radel to a year of probation, after he pleaded guilty to cocaine possession. The Florida Republican was arrested last month, but the news only came to light yesterday when the charges were filed. Joe Johns looks into new questions in this case.
Where does President John F. Kennedy fit on the political spectrum? Anderson discussed this question with Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, Chief National Correspondent John King and author Ira Stoll.
President John F. Kennedy inspired generations of politicians who came after him. President Clinton said the moment he shook President Kennedy's hand helped spark his career in public service. Texas Congressman Roger Williams, a Tea Party Republican, also shook President Kennedy's hand as a child–just hours before the assassination. Congressman Williams told Dana Bash how that moment inspired his conservative political career.
Today President Obama honored the latest recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He also paid tribute to President John F. Kennedy, who created the award 50 years ago. As the nation pauses to remember the assassination of President Kennedy, Chief National Correspondent John King looks back at his legacy.
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Tonight on AC360°, Randi Kaye has the latest on the mystery surrounding the deaths of the McStay family.
The remains of Joseph and Summer McStay, along with their sons Gianni and Joseph Jr., were discovered last week near Victorville, California. They disappeared from their home outside of San Diego in February 2010. Days later they were caught on surveillance video walking across the border into Mexico and their car was found nearby.
Randi travelled to Victorville and to the U.S. / Mexico border for tonight's report.
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