Today, Investigative Reporters & Editors unveiled the 2013 winners of the IRE Awards. Among the winners is CNN’s "Rehab Racket.”
CNN and The Center for Investigative Reporting won the award in the Broadcast Video/Large category.
“Rehab Racket” was a yearlong collaboration between CNN and The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) that aired as an exclusive investigative series on Anderson Cooper 360° last July, with follow-ups in September. This was the first partnership between the investigative unit and CIR.
CNN International correspondent Anna Coren told Anderson Cooper on tonight’s AC360° that the hotel she has been staying in Crimea has asked them to stop broadcasting or they will be asked to leave.
Former RT anchor Liz Wahl spoke with Anderson Cooper tonight in her first TV interview since she decided to resign on-air over the network's coverage of the Ukraine crisis.
Ben Wedeman is in Crimea where he describes life there with the "men in green." They are the often-masked gunmen patrolling the streets in uniforms without insignias identifying themselves as Russians. While speaking with Anderson and Matthew Chance, Ben goes on to say that despite the invasion, life in Crimea "pretty much seems to be going on as normal."
Anchoring AC360° live from Kiev tonight, Anderson walked through the city where memorials and barricades are left after the city's deadly violence.
Jordan Davis was close with his aunt Lori St. Pierre. They used to spend their summers together. Tonight on Anderson Cooper 360°, Ms. St. Pierre weighed in on the Michael Dunn verdict saying she is confident "justice will be served and laws will be changed." Ms. St. Pierre also spoke about the nephew she lost, telling Anderson about his love of life, music and dancing.
Tonight on AC360°, Lori St. Pierre, the aunt of Jordan Davis will speak to Anderson about the Michael Dunn trial. Davis, the Florida teen who was fatally shot by Dunn due to his loud music while he was sitting in a car. A jury convicted Dunn on four out of five counts, including attempted murder, but were deadlocked on the first-degree murder charge.
The exclusive interview will air tonight at 8pm ET on CNN. Video link and transcript will be available after the show.
More than a dozen U.S. charities claim to have sent $40 million worth of medicine and supplies to Guatemala. But now there are serious questions about what those charities really did with their donations.
CNN worked with The Tampa Bay Times and The Center for Investigative Reporting to get answers.
Drew Griffin has the latest on the investigation.
Tonight on AC360°, New Orleans Saints Jonathan Vilma clarified comments he made about showering with an openly gay teammate and said tonight that he didn't have any concerns about it. "As long as he can play football, I'm A-OK with it" he said "It doesn't bother me at all."
Vilma, joined by gay rights supporter Chris Kluwe talked about Michael Sam's announcement that he's gay ahead of the NFL draft.
Raffaele Sollecito was convicted of murder and exonerated alongside Amanda Knox. Now the two have been re-convicted, but Knox is back home in the U.S. and Sollecito is in Italy.
Raffaele Sollecito discusses the case with Anderson on last night’s AC360° and said "I'm not saying that Amanda is responsible for all this situation but they focus on her and they accuse her all the time, but I have nothing to do with all these circumstances and all these accusations."