Last week we reported on the tragic story of a nine-year-old girl who accidentally killed her firearms instructor while learning to shoot an Uzi. It started a national debate over how young is too young to fire such heavy weaponry. Gary Tuchman visited the Okeechobee Shooting Sports range in Florida, where the owner said he has seen four and five-year-olds shoot better than some adults.
24-year-old Matthew Miller is the youngest of the three Americans being held in North Korea and allowed to speak to CNN yesterday. He was arrested last April for what North Korean authorities describe as "rash behavior." The circumstances surrounding Miller's arrest remain murky, but he is accused of tearing up his tourist visa and seeking asylum. Kyung Lah is in Miller's hometown of Bakersfield, California and found few people are willing to talk about the situation.
Former Ambassador Bill Richardson has negotiated with the North Koreans several times. He tells Anderson that this interview with the three Americans is likely a sign that Kim Jong Un's regime is ready to deal.
The World Health Organization is warning that as many as 20,000 people could become infected with Ebola before the outbreak in West Africa is contained. More than 3,000 have already been infected and more that half of them have died. Now there is word that another American missionary doctor has been diagnosed with the disease. Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Anderson about this doctor and the efforts to battle the epidemic.
In the last 24 hours, CNN was given access to three Americans being detained in North Korea. CNN's Will Ripley and his team were not told who they were going to interview when they were suddenly driven into Pyongyang. When they arrived, Will was given the opportunity to sit down with detained Americans Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller and Jeffrey Fowle.
Terri Chung is Kenneth Bae's sister. He has been held by the North Koreans for nearly two years. She told Anderson that he doesn't look like himself, he has lost a ton of weight and he's clearly under a lot of strain.
The latest ISIS video, which claims to show the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff, is raising questions about America's response to the terror group's advances. Senator John McCain spoke to Anderson and slammed President Obama for not having enough of a strategy to take on ISIS.
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