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December 4th, 2013
12:08 AM ET

Are men and women hardwired to be different?

A new study comparing brain scans found men and women are wired differently. Men have more neural connections from the front to back of their brains, while women have more wiring between the right and left hemispheres. Rutgers University biological anthropologist Helen Fisher joins the AC360 Later panel to discuss what all this means.

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December 3rd, 2013
01:13 AM ET

Are Amazon's drone delivery plans just pie in the sky?

The AC360 Later panel takes a closer look at Amazon's newly unveiled plans for drone deliveries. For starters, the Daily Beast's Peter Beinart offers this prediction: "The day we start seeing drones flying all around is the day we see people shooting down those drones."
December 3rd, 2013
01:10 AM ET

Is the Pope Marxist?

Rush Limbaugh recently said comments by Pope Francis sounded "pure Marxism." The AC360 Later panel has plenty to say about this. Christiane Amanpour says the pope's remarks reflect "what we all learn in Catholic school" and aren't surprising in the least. Watch the debate.
November 7th, 2013
11:08 AM ET

Has America reached a tipping point on legalizing marijuana?

Ballot measures easing restrictions on pot did well on election day, but the federal government says it is still illegal. What should happen next? The legalization issue triggered a hot debate for the AC360 Later panel.

November 7th, 2013
11:06 AM ET

How long can Toronto's crack smoking mayor stay in office?

The AC360 Later panel discusses the "Toronto underworld" and compares Mayor Ford to Americans like former Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry. Reporter Robyn Doolittle who helped break the crack story joins the panel with the latest information on the case.
November 7th, 2013
11:03 AM ET

"You want to send somebody down there to bust up all the china in the Washington china shop"

That's how Republican strategist Alex Castellanos made the case for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to make a run for the White House.  But did Christie actually make the case to the nation that he should be America's next President in his election night victory speech? The AC360 Later panel debates.

November 6th, 2013
12:13 AM ET

The message McAuliffe's victory sends to Republicans

The Virginia governor's race came down to the wire. In the end Democrat Terry McAuliffe edged past Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. The state race often centered around national issues like Obamacare and the government shutdown. So what does this say to Republicans looking ahead to the midterms and the next presidential election? The AC360 Later panel weighs in.

October 11th, 2013
01:01 AM ET

Sport stars, junk food, and your kids

Professional athletes like LeBron James, Peyton Manning and Serena Williams are doing commercials for everything from McDonald's to Papa John's to Oreos and soda. Now a new study finds those commercials are being seen by more kids than adults. It was published in the journal 'Pediatrics,' where researchers looked at endorsement contracts for 100 professional athletes, and found they're hawking mostly junk food. Robin Quivers joins the AC360 Later panel. She is a co-host of 'The Howard Stern Show' and author of the book 'The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life.'

October 10th, 2013
01:51 AM ET

New questions about cops during NYC SUV attack

New York Police say at least two undercover officers were riding their motorcycles the afternoon that some of the bikers in their group got into a confrontation with the driver of an SUV. The cops were off-duty at the time, and today one of them was charged with assault. As members of law enforcement, what were their responsibilities that day? Former NYPD Detective Sergeant Jerry Kane joins the AC360 Later panel.

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Filed under: AC360 Later • Ana Navarro • Christiane Amanpour • Jeffrey Toobin
October 10th, 2013
01:48 AM ET

American adults lagging behind on basic skills

A new study finds American adults are lagging behind other countries when it comes to basic skills like reading and math. The Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies tested about 166,000 people in more than 20 countries, and Americans scored below average. What does this say about the U.S. education system? What does that say about America's ability to compete in the world? Amanda Ripley, author of the book 'The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way,' joins the AC360 Later panel.

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