Two men survived every window washer's worst nightmare. Their scaffolding collapsed, leaving them dangling hundreds of feet above the streets of New York City. It happened outside the 68th floor of one of the world's most famous addresses, One World Trade Center. Anderson breaks down the FDNY's heroic efforts that saved these two men.
They are the little known candidates who might have a big impact on some of the key midterm races. Jim Sciutto reports on the spoilers who have the potential to tip the balance of power in Washington.
AC360's political panel broke down what could be the biggest surprises at the polls during the midterms.
Investigators released video of the moments just before a man attacked a group of New York police officers with a hatchet. He injured two officers, one of them critically. Police say they fear this attack was motivated by radical Islam after looking at the suspect's social media accounts. Jim Sciutto has the latest.
During his interview with '60 Minutes,' President Obama admitted that ISIS' strength had been underestimated. He then called out Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. So what did President Obama know about ISIS? Anderson discussed this with National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto, Daily Beast Senior National Security Correspondent Eli Lake and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who’s now a CNN Senior Political Commentator.
Some air passengers are about to face tougher security screenings before boarding flights to the U.S. The Obama administration is tightening security in an effort to find sophisticated explosives designed to get past screeners. Terror groups smuggled a shoe bomb and an underwear bomb years ago. Both plots failed. Jim Sciutto looks at how authorities are working to stay ahead of the terrorists.
Tom Ridge served as America's first Homeland Security Secretary. He says he believes terror groups in Syria are likely behind this latest threat.
Anderson Cooper is in Baghdad where ISIS militants are just outside the city. The terror group now controls part of one of Iraq's key oil refineries. As Iraq looks for a way out of this crisis, faith and trust in the government remains low. Anderson has the latest on the battle against ISIS.
U.S. has begun reconnaissance flights over ISIS targets. What does this say about the Obama administration's plan for dealing with the Iraq crisis? Anderson discussed this with Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto and retired Major General James 'Spider' Marks.
There is fierce fighting going on in the Iraqi city of Tikrit. It comes just a day after militants took control of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city. An international migration group reports half a million people have already fled the fighting. CNN Chief Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto has the latest on the worsening situation.
There is no sign of Flight 370 and there is no sign of the search slowing down. Planes and ships are now looking in a new area of the Indian Ocean closer to the Australian coast. This comes as the transcripts between the plane and air traffic control were just released. Jim Sciutto has the latest.
A nuclear submarine from the UK is joining the Flight 370 search with some powerful new tools. Kyung Lah has more from Australia.
Satellite images have changed the course of the Flight 370 search and captured the world's attention. No one is sure what they actually show, but officials say it could possibly be debris from the missing plane. And we’ve learned there is high-resolution satellite images, as well. Jim Sciutto has the new developments.
Since Flight 370 disappeared there has been plenty of talk about the plane's ACARS system. That's one of the two communications systems that stopped broadcasting before the plane lost contact. To the untrained eye, ACARS may look like a a bunch of computers and wires. But how hard is it to turn off? Anderson got a closer look with Jim Sciutto and former NTSB member and aircraft mechanic John Goglia.
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