Authorities have admitted Omar Gonzalez jumped the White House fence and sprinted across the North Lawn before entering through the front door. Now we are learning that he made it to the East Room of the White House before being tackled. How could this have happened at what should be one of the most secure locations on the planet? Jim Acosta has the latest.
Washington Post reporter Carol Loennig broke the new developments . Anderson discussed the security lapses with her and Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent who is also a Republican candidate for Congress from Maryland. Mr. Bongino's brother is still a Secret Service agent.
For the first time in nearly three decades, the American Legion is calling on a public official to resign. It is America's largest veterans group, and the National Commander of the American Legion aimed a scathing op-ed at Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary, Eric Shinseki. This follows Senior Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin's reporting on allegations that dozens of vets died while waiting for care at a Phoenix VA Hospital. Drew spoke to a retired doctor who says that hospital kept separate sets of records to hide the long waits. Now there are new concerns that these alleged secret waiting lists may be more widespread than originally thought. Drew Griffin is Keeping Them Honest.
She's the Christie administration figure everyone wants to hear from. Before news of the bridge scandal broke, Bridget Anne Kelly was Christie's deputy chief of staff. Now she is out of a job and may soon be forced to testify. Erin McPike has her story.
George Zimmerman was charged with felony assault after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe. Prosecutors also allege he tried to choke Scheibe, but haven’t charged him with that. Former federal prosecutor and legal analyst Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos discuss.
From speeding tickets to domestic disputes, George Zimmerman can't seem to stay out of the way of the law. David Mattingly traces Zimmerman’s legal woes since his acquittal in the Trayvon Martin murder trial.
Va. state Sen. Creigh Deeds was stabbed multiple times by his son. Gus Deeds was found dead at the scene from a gunshot wound. State police say they are looking at the case as an attempted murder-suicide. Chris Lawrence reports.
Authorities in Florida charged George Zimmerman with aggravated assault –a felony– for allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend. He was arrested at her home today and taken into custody. He's also charged with battery and criminal mischief. The 911 call has been released. Zimmerman has had several run-ins with law enforcement since he was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. Anderson talks about the latest developments with Former Federal Prosecutor and Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin and Criminal Defense Attorney Danny Cevallos.
Incredible new images from drone cameras show the sheer devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Also, take a unique look at the sheer power of the storm surge as the water slammed ashore. Karl Penhaul has the latest from Tacloban.
New guidelines for prescribing statins are being challenged over possible flaws in an online risk calculator. Two Harvard doctors say the calculator greatly overestimates the risk of heart attacks and could result in millions of people being overtreated. The experts who issued the guidelines stand by their work. Anderson talks to Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the medical dustup.
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