U2 singer Bono spent years working with Nelson Mandela to help end apartheid and spread freedom. Tonight on AC360°, Bono spoke to Anderson about his friend,” I've been working for this man since I was a teenager, and he has turned my life upside down. Or right side up. “Mandela he says “represents in a way, the fist turning into a handshake.”
There are new questions about video evidence in the death of Kendrick Johnson. He is the 17-year old from Georgia whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school's gym. Authorities ruled the case an accident, but Kendrick parents have always believed their son was murdered. There are serious questions about sloppy forensic work and the poor treatment of Johnson's remains.
Doubts deepened after CNN obtained hundreds of hours of surveillance video from the school.
CNN’s Victor Blackwell has more on what this video says and what it doesn't say about Kendrick Johnson's death.
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gives his first face to face interview to CNN Anchor and Chief Innovation Correspondent Bill Weir following his acknowledgement of drug use, verbal rants and threats, and other accusations. Weir’s full interview with Ford will run on Anderson Cooper 360 tonight at 8 p.m. ET on CNN.
Ford said, “I don't look at myself as the mayor. I look at myself as just a normal, regular person.”
“New Day” airs weekday mornings from 6-9 a.m. ET on CNN.
CNN’s Bill Weir spoke to Doug Ford about his brother, Toronto mayor Rob Ford. He admits his brother has faults and may drink too much, but says the Toronto mayor does not have a drug problem. Weir also asked about the relationship between the brothers, a potential TV show, upcoming elections and the mayor’s future plans.
Anchoring from the Philippines tonight, Anderson spoke to Journey’s lead singer, Arnel Pineda.Born and raised in Manila, Pineda talked to Anderson about doing whatever he can – with his foundation and the band – to help raise money and awareness and help the typhoon survivors. "You don't have to be a hero… these poor people they don't deserve to have something like this"
Anchoring live from the Philippines again tonight, Anderson Cooper responded to criticism from Korina Sanchez and talked about the amazing strength of the Philippine people in the aftermath of the typhoon.
CNN's Andrew Stevens was in Tacloban when Typhoon Haiyan hit. His team was able to capture some of the most frightening video of the storm. Once the water started to rise, Andrew tells Anderson about jumping in to help save desperate survivors.
A massive relief operation is just getting into gear across the Philippines.
Philippines Red Cross Chairman Richard Gordon talks to Anderson about the effort to deliver supplies to hard hit Tacloban. “ We have bodies in the water, bodies on the bridges, bodies on side of the road.”
Tonight, Anderson Cooper anchored live from Manila after his flight to Tacloban was turned around due to another potential storm.
For so many people in the Philippines, surviving the Typhoon Haiyan was just the beginning of a nightmare. Busy cities like Tacloban are now completely devastated.
Anderson takes a look at the situation that is now being described as "worse than hell."
Anderson Cooper will anchor Anderson Cooper 360° live from the Philippines beginning tomorrow. With over 10,00 feared dead, Cooper will be live with the latest reports on the devastation and recovery efforts.