Atlanta is still struggling to recover from the ice storm that paralyzed the city three days ago. Schools are still closed and crews are helping thousands of motorists recover their cars abandoned along the freeways. After initially calling the storm unexpected, Georgia's Governor is now apologizing. Anderson Cooper is Keeping Them Honest.
Gary Tuchman rode along as drivers tried to reach their abandoned cars.
An Italian court convicted Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for a second time in the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher. Knox and Sollecito’s earlier convictions were overturned on appeal. Now Knox, who did not attend her latest trial, is facing more than 28 years in prison and the possibility of extradition to Italy. Erin McLaughlin has the latest.
Anderson discussed all of this with Amanda Knox's attorney Ted Simon and Forensic Biologist Greg Hampikian.
The top U.S. intelligence chief says al Qaeda has morphed into at least five factions in a dozen countries. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper also warned that one of the groups has set up training camps in Syria to plan attacks on the United States. Anderson discussed all of this with National Security Analyst Peter Bergen.
How could a couple of inches of snow bring Atlanta to a halt? That’s the question many are asking. Some drivers abandoned their cars on the gridlocked highway. Others spent the night sheltering wherever they could find a warm place to stay. No one can control the weather, but Atlanta's mayor is getting plenty of blame for the chaos that's still going on there.
Michael Holmes has the latest from Atlanta.
At 5:20 p.m. the number of people stuck in Atlanta's monster traffic jam grew by one. Police Officer Tim Sheffield helped deliver Grace Anderson on an icy highway. He told Anderson that Grace’s mom, who gave birth in the family’s car, was a "super trouper."
Justin Bieber turned himself in at a Toronto police station. He is accused of assaulting a limo driver. That's on top of the D.U.I. arrest in Miami and the alleged egging of a neighbor's mansion in California. Randi Kaye has the latest.
Anderson discussed the situation with former Federal Prosecutor Sunny Hostin and Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos.
The family of Marlise Muñoz is speaking out about the beloved wife, daughter and young mother they've lost and their battle to honor her wishes after she was declared brain-dead. Their two-month legal battle sparked a national debate over a Texas law that trumps advance directives for pregnant women. Muñoz’s husband. Erick, and mother, Lynne Machado, tell Anderson they hope their story will help other families avoid the nightmare they experienced.
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Anderson looks back at how this tragedy unfolded.
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship 'Explorer of the Seas' returned to its port in Bayonne, New Jersey two days early. Nearly 700 people onboard were sickened by a gastrointestinal illness. Their symptoms were consistent with the norovirus. Which is to say it wasn’t a pretty sight on board that ship. Elizabeth Cohen spoke to passengers as they returned to shore.
After every State of the Union Address we expect to hear lawmakers give their opinions on the president's speech. But we don't expect a U.S. congressman to physically threaten the reporter asking questions. House Republican Michael Grimm of New York flew into a rage when a hometown reporter asked him about the federal investigation into his campaign-fundraising.
Watch the caught-on-camera moment.
Should being an expert on a country be a prerequisite for becoming the next U.S. Ambassador there? How about visiting that country? Some nominees certainly hope not. Senator John McCain called them out at a hearing that you need to see to believe.
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