April 3rd, 2014
03:18 PM ET

Congratulations to CNN's Rehab Racket – an AC360 series – on winning a 2013 IRE Award

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.

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Topics: AC360
March 6th, 2014
09:07 PM ET

CNN reporter Anna Coren told to stop broadcasting from hotel in Crimea "There is a great deal of hostility"

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.


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper • Anna Coren
March 5th, 2014
09:11 PM ET

Liz Wahl in first TV interview to Anderson Cooper: "RT is not about the truth...it's also about bashing America."

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.


Topics: Anderson Cooper • AC360
March 3rd, 2014
11:02 PM ET

Ben Wedeman in Crimea tells Anderson Cooper: "The Russians are very much in control"

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."


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper • Ben Wedeman • Matthew Chance
March 3rd, 2014
10:57 PM ET

Anderson Cooper Walks Through Memorials that Mark the Deadly Violence in Kiev

Anchoring AC360° live from Kiev tonight, Anderson walked through the city where memorials and barricades are left after the city's deadly violence.


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper
February 19th, 2014
10:29 PM ET

AC360 Exclusive: Jordan Davis' aunt tells Anderson Cooper: Jury 'did the best they could'

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.

 


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper
February 19th, 2014
01:32 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Lori St. Pierre, Aunt of Jordan Davis, speaks exclusively to Anderson Cooper re: Dunn Trial

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.


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper
February 10th, 2014
11:09 PM ET

AC360: Drew Griffin Keeping Them Honest: Where did $40 million in charity donations go?

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.


Topics: AC360 • Drew Griffin
February 10th, 2014
10:34 PM ET

AC360 EXCLUSIVE: Jon Vilma "As long as he can play football, I'm A-OK with it"

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.


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper • John Berman
February 4th, 2014
12:30 PM ET

Raffaele Sollecito to Anderson Cooper: Judge "said I was silent and that's why they convicted me"

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."


Topics: AC360 • Anderson Cooper
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