As Russia was preparing for the Sochi Olympics, Anthony Bourdain was there tasting the food and the vodka for this week's episode of "Parts Unknown." He tells Anderson where he found his favorite dishes and why some of Russia's fanciest restaurants are a "horror show."
Amnesty International is blasting Nigeria's top military leaders, claiming they knew four hours in advance that Boka Haram militants were going to raid the Chibok boarding school. The attack ended with nearly 300 girls kidnapped at gunpoint. There has been no sign of them since, and Boko Haram's leader has said he will sell the girls into slavery. Vladimir Duthiers reports on why finding them gets more difficult by the day.
Were the racist comments that led to Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the NBA simply a matter of him being jealous? That's the explanation on a newly released audiotape that Radar Online says captures Sterling having a candid phone conversation. Would this explanation matter at all to the NBA? Can anything stop the league from taking action to sell his team? Anderson discussed all of this with CNN legal analysts Mark Geragos, Sunny Hostin, and Jeffrey Toobin.
Investigators looking for Flight 370 had little information to work with when they determined the missing plane likely crashed into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Perth, Australia. Now scientists and engineers are questioning everything from the satellite data to those pings heard deep underwater. They say Flight 370 may be nowhere near the current search zone, and it might not even be in the Indian Ocean. Ari Schulman wrote an extensive piece about this in the Atlantic. Anderson spoke with him, along with CNN Aviation Analyst Miles O'Brien and CNN Safety Analyst David Soucie.
An email made public by another whistleblower at a VA hospital could turn out to be a smoking gun in the scandal that Drew Griffin has been reporting on for six months. The email details how a VA hospital in Wyoming was "gaming the system" to hide the long waits for medical care. Drew Griffin is Keeping Them Honest.
There was a near midair collision between a commercial jet landing at Tallahassee's airport and a drone. For the first time, an FAA official confirmed the near miss. It was so close, the pilot believed the two aircraft actually collided. Anderson discussed it with CNN Aviation and Government Regulation Correspondent Rene Marsh and CNN Aviation Analyst Miles O'Brien.
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