There are two eyewitnesses to the shooting of Michael Brown that we did not know about until now. Their accounts has some similarities to what previous witnesses have said. But these two people are not from Ferguson and they did not know Michael Brown. Joe Johns has their story.
What do these new accounts of the shooting mean for the case against Officer Darren Wilson? Anderson discussed it with Neil Bruntrager, who is the general counsel for the St. Louis Police Officers Association, along with CNN legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark Geragos.
Barak Barfi is not just the spokesman for the Sotloff family, he and Steven were childhood friends. He tells Anderson that Steven was targeted by ISIS, sold at the border and was kidnapped at a fake checkpoint. Barfi also criticizes the government's handling of the situation.
Barak Barfi wanted to share photos of Steven when he was young.
Bruce Levenson is the majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks and he is selling the team after racially charged e-mails came to light. He was writing about why the team was not attracting more affluent white season ticket holders. In one e-mail he wrote:
"My theory is that the black crowd scared away the whites and there are simply not enough affluent black fans to build a signficant season ticket base." He added, "I never felt uncomfortable, but I think southern whites simply were not comfortable being in an arena or at a bar where they were in the minority."
Levenson had been one of the most vocal critics of Donald Sterling earlier this year. Unlike Sterling, Levenson is selling his team without a fight. But NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar told Anderson that he does not believe that Levenson was expressing hatred.
New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Charles Blow says he does not believe Levenson should get "a business waiver for bias." He spoke to Anderson in a conversation with Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin.
It starts out seeming like an ordinary cold, but in a matter of hours it could leave a child gasping for air. So far, hundreds of children in at least ten states have been sickened and the virus appears to be spreading to kids and not adults. Health officials fear the outbreak is still in its early stages. Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Anderson about what to do if you suspect your child may be suffering from enterovirus.
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