Dennis Rodman is facing a flood of criticism following his latest trip to North Korea. But what did the basketball players who accompanied him know about the trip, including who was paying for it? Charles Smith just returned from North Korea and spoke to Anderson about his experience.
A new study from the non-partisan New America Foundation refutes claims by the government that the NSA's collection of phone records has foiled dozens of terror threats. The AC360 Later panel debates the impact that NSA spying really has on terrorism.
A debate is raging over a police union's decision to post a disturbing video of a toddler cursing while being egged on by adults. Authorities are taking serious action. They placed the boy and his 17-year-old mother in foster care. The AC360 panel weighs in.
A new study concludes that the MTV reality show "16 and Pregnant" has helped drive down the number of teen pregnancies in the U.S. Could a reality TV show really contribute to this trend? The AC360 Later panel debates.
Researchers in Britain found childless couples are happier with their relationships than couples with kids. But they also found women without children were the least happy with their lives overall, while moms were happier than any other group. This set off a heated debate on AC360 Later.
Nelson Mandela's memorial service will make history as one the largest gatherings of world leaders in decades. President Obama, former President George W. Bush and Hillary Clinton are traveling to South Africa together on Air Force One. But across South Africa, people are finding their own ways to honor Mandela's legacy. Anderson takes a look at some of the tributes.
It has been nearly a year since a gunman killed 20 children and six staffers at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut. Today, 911 recordings from those terrible moments were made public. They reveal ordinary people doing their best to save lives in the middle of the worst situation anyone can imagine. Deborah Feyerick has listened to all of the recordings and has the story.
There is no easy answer to the question of whether to play all, some, or none of the recordings. Anderson discussed this issue with Christiane Amanpour, Jeffrey Toobin and Dr. Drew Pinksy.
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