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Two Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy

Two members of the Oath Keepers were convicted of seditious conspiracy and face a maximum 20-year prison sentence. Stewart Rhodes, Kelly Meggs and three other defendants were also found guilty of obstructing an official proceeding, a charge that also carries a 20-year maximum sentence. CNN Senior National Correspondent Sara Sidner was at the courthouse and tells AC360 how important and historic this trial was. Plus, the U.S. Men’s National Team beat Iran 1-0 in the World Cup knockout stage...


Unprecedented protests across China over “zero-Covid” policy

Thousands of people in China, who are angry at the country's rigid "zero-Covid" policy, have taken to the streets and are demanding to be freed from Covid testing and lockdowns. CNN Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson is in Hong Kong and CNN's Selina Wang is in Beijing with the latest. And just over two weeks after the quadruple homicide of college students in Idaho, police have not found a suspect as students return to campus for classes. Perspective from former NYPD Deputy...


Anderson Cooper 360 Update for November 24, 2022

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Six people killed, all employees of Virginia Walmart

All six people who were killed in a shooting at a Virginia Walmart were employees of the store, a spokesperson tells CNN. Lorenzo Gamble, Brian Pendleton, Kellie Pyle, Randall Blevins, Tyneka Johnson, and a 16-year-old male, were identified as the victims by the city of Cheasapeake. A trauma surgeon talks to AC360 about treating some of the victims. And an update on the investigation into the murders of four students who attended the University of Idaho. Police have gone through more than...


Supreme Court clears way for House to get Trump’s taxes

The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee to receive former President Trump’s tax returns. Trump’s legal team has tried to keep the returns secret and turned to the Supreme Court after they lost a case in a lower court. CNN Legal Analyst John Dean tells AC360 he thinks this is the “end of the road” for Trump’s fight and there are “no avenues for him to go to other courts.” Plus, authorities say they are “making progress” in the investigation...


Police identify the five people killed in Colorado shooting

Five people were killed and 17 others wounded after a gunman entered Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub, Saturday night in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Richard Fierro, an Army veteran, was at a table with his wife, daughter and friends watching a drag show. He tackled the shooter and “went into combat mode” when he heard gunshots. He joins AC360 to describe the moments he took the gunman down and got his weapons away from him. Plus, investigators are still searching for answers more than a week...


Special counsel will oversee Trump federal criminal investigations

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to oversee the federal criminal investigations into former President Trump. Jack Smith will look into the retention of national defense information at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6 insurrection. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells AC360 what this announcement says about where investigators are in their probes. Plus, authorities are still looking for a suspect five days after four University of...


Pelosi will not seek reelection for Democratic leadership

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she won’t run for the leadership post, a position she’s held for 20 years. Pelosi, the first and only woman to serve as speaker, said she would continue to serve in the House but is giving the next generation the opportunity to lead the House Democrats. Rep. Anna Eshoo is a close friend of Pelosi’s and is godmother to two of her grandchildren. She tells Anderson Cooper what she thinks the next two years will look like without Speaker Pelosi leading the...


Pence: January 6 insurrection was the most difficult day of my public life

In a CNN Town Hall, former Vice President Mike Pence said that the insurrection on January 6, 2021 was “the most difficult day of my public life” and hearing chants of “hang Mike Pence” angered him. CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash joins a late edition of AC360 and tells Anderson Cooper she thinks Pence is trying to walk the “finest of fine lines” by distancing himself from former President Trump for “what happened in the run up to and especially on January 6.” Plus, the search...


CNN Projection: Republicans win control of the House

CNN projects Republicans will control the House of Representatives, passing the threshold of 218 seats needed. President Biden says he’s “ready to work with House Republicans to deliver results.” CNN Senior Political Correspondent Abby Phillip tells Anderson Cooper how consequential this victory is for the Republicans and what it means for the way the government will operate for at least the next two years. Plus, Republican strategist David Urban joins AC360 to discuss former President...


Poland: “Russian-made missile” hit Polish territory killing two

President Biden said, “It's unlikely in the minds of the trajectory that it was fired from Russia. But we'll see." NATO is planning to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the incident. CNN Senior International Correspondent Matthew Chance is in Przewodów. He tells Anderson Cooper what they know about the missile and how people are reacting. Plus, legendary journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein join AC360 to discuss former President Trump’s third presidential run. To learn more about...


Maricopa County, AZ releases new batch of 71,400 votes

Maricopa County, Arizona released a new batch of 71,400 votes in the race for governor. Democratic candidate Katie Hobbs leads her Republican opponent Kari Lake. CNN Chief National Correspondent John King joins AC360 to break down the latest numbers. Plus, former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich tells Anderson Cooper what he thinks of former Vice President Mike Pence saying Republicans will “have a better choice” than former President Trump in 2024. Guests: John King, John Kasich. Airdate:...


Anderson Cooper 360 Update for November 8, 2022

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Pelosi: Attack on her husband will impact decision over her political future post-midterms

In a 360° exclusive interview, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reveals how she first heard the news her husband had been attacked. Pelosi told Anderson Cooper how she was “very scared” when she heard the knock on the door from Capitol Police telling her about what happened to her husband. In her first sit-down interview since the attack, she says it will impact her decision over her political future. Plus, voters around the country head to the polls tomorrow and CNN Chief National Correspondent...


Candidates make their closing arguments with just two days to go until Election Day

Candidates are campaigning across the country and making their final pitch to voters with Election Day just two days away. President Biden campaigned in New York for Governor Hochul while former President Trump and Gov. DeSantis held dueling events in Florida. AC360 has reporters in several key battleground states covering all the close races. Plus, former Trump White House Director of Strategic Communications Alyssa Farah Griffin tells Anderson Cooper why she thinks the former president...


Election day nears

With the midterm elections just a few days away, many candidates are crisscrossing their state or district, making closing arguments, with control of the House and Senate at stake. CNN Senior Political Commentator David Axelrod talks to Anderson about the key races. CNN's Sara Murray has the latest with the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S.Capitol, and how they released a statement with a new deadline for former President Trump to turn over subpoenaed...


Paul Pelosi released from hospital

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that her husband, Paul Pelosi, has been released from a San Francisco hospital after surgery to repair a skull fracture and injuries to his hand and arm. CNN's Jamie Gangel and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk to Anderson about his recovery. Also, CNN's Sara Murray has exclusive reporting on how DOJ officials have discussed whether a Donald Trump candidacy in 2024 would create the need for a special counsel to oversee two federal investigations related to...


Biden sends a stark warning about political violence ahead of midterms

With six days until midterms, President Biden delivered a speech urging Americans to denounce and discourage political violence. The president also called on voters to be “patient” as they wait for election results. Vermont Independent Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders weighs in on the president’s message and the upcoming midterms. Also, CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz continues his investigation into the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School. He has details on...


10-year-old trapped with the Uvalde school shooter repeatedly called 911 for help

CNN has obtained never-before-revealed 911 audio from the Uvalde school shooting in May, where 21 people were killed, including 19 children. You hear the pleas of 10-year-old Khloie Torres in several calls, while she’s trapped at Robb Elementary School with a gunman who had already slaughtered friends and a teacher. CNN obtained these calls from a source and is using excerpts with the approval of her parents. CNN also informed families who lost people in the massacre that this story was...


Paul Pelosi suspect charged with attempting to kidnap House speaker and attempted murder

The man alleged to have attacked Paul Pelosi, husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has been charged with a litany of crimes, including assault, attempted murder and attempted kidnapping, following last week’s break-in at the couple’s San Francisco home, the US attorney’s office and San Francisco district attorney announced on Monday. David DePape, 42, was charged with one count of “attempted kidnapping of a US official,” according to the US attorney’s office for the Northern District of...