In a shocking case out of Florida, a former police captain is charged with murder after the fatal shooting of a man in a movie theater during an alleged argument over texting. The 71-year-old is being held without bail; his attorney says his client acted in self-defense. Eyewitnesses say they didn’t see punches thrown, only popcorn. Christiane Amanpour, Dan Savage, Margaret Hoover, Frank Bruni, and Mark O’Mara discuss the case and the likelihood of this man’s release under Florida law.
The chef at the high-end Chicago restaurant Alinea is asking if babies should be banned, after a couple brought their 8-month-old and a tantrum ensued. His question has sparked a bit of an uproar. Christiane Amanpour, Dan Savage, Margaret Hoover, and Frank Bruni tackle the “baby ban” issue.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal in his State of the State Address, saying that “mistakes were clearly made.” Shortly before he spoke, the Wall Street Journal ran a photo casting doubt on his claim last week that he hasn’t had contact in a long time with the Christie appointee who ordered the toll lanes closed. Christiane Amanpour, Dan Savage, Margaret Hoover, Frank Bruni, and Carl Bernstein discuss the governor’s remarks and his recent controversies.
For the first time, a recent Gallup poll finds a majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. The panel takes a look at what's happening in states like Colorado and Washington where recreational use of the drug is already legal. Dr. Drew joins the panel to talk about the medical value of cannabis.
The nation's top spies went before the House Intelligence Committee today and acknowledged the NSA is spying on some of America's closest allies while they are spying on us. Senior Political Analyst David Gergen joins the panel to talk about President Obama's knowledge of this program.
A report obtained by CNN shows the Obama administration was warned that healthcare.gov wasn't ready to go live. Meantime, for 15 million Americans, it looks like one of the president's mantras - 'if you like your health plan you can keep it' - may not be true. Does the White House have a message problem? The AC360 Later panel debates.
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