May 20th, 2014
10:59 PM ET

Cell phone video offers clue to start of California wildfires

Nine major wildfires burned about 40 square miles in San Diego County last week, according to a California Fire spokesman. Authorities have formed a task force to look into the causes of the fires and determine whether or not they were arson.

A cell phone video shot by Adam Jordan captured the early moments of a fire that started in Carlsbad California. The video could be a major clue for investigators trying to determine what sparked the wildfire. Kyung Lah reports.

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May 20th, 2014
10:50 PM ET

Germs in Flight

According to Auburn University research presented at an American Society for Microbiology meeting, potentially dangerous bacteria can linger on airplane surfaces for days. The study took a look at two bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus, also known as MRSA and E. coli O157:H7. Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen talked to Anderson about which surfaces the germs can survive on the longest and what precautions to take.

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Filed under: Elizabeth Cohen • Medical News • Travel
May 20th, 2014
10:10 PM ET

26 Veterans Affairs facilities under investigation

For months on AC360, CNN Senior Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin has reported on the delays at VA hospitals. Some veterans have died while waiting for care, according to a former VA doctor.

An internal Veterans Affairs memo from 2010 has now surfaced after being first disclosed during a congressional hearing. The four-year-old memo shows VA deputy undersecretary William Schoenhard warned of "inappropriate scheduling practices" and a growing practice of "gaming strategies" being used to cover up excessive waits for veterans.

Drew Griffin and Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta report the latest details. Plus, the first whistleblower from the Phoenix VA, Dr. Sam Foote, joins the conversation and weighs in on the developments.

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Filed under: Drew Griffin • Jim Acosta • Keeping Them Honest • VA Investigation • Veterans
May 20th, 2014
09:55 PM ET

Actor Michael Jace charged with wife’s shooting death

Actor Michael Jace is best known for his role as a police officer in the television show 'The Shield.' Monday night Jace reportedly called 911 to report he'd shot his wife April. According to police, the 40-year-old mother of two was found shot to death in the family's home in south Los Angeles. Investigators detained Mr. Jace at the scene and later on Tuesday morning booked the actor with a homicide charge. Watch Randi Kaye's report about the case.

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Michael Jace • Randi Kaye