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Dow Sees Longest Weekly Losing Streak In Nearly A Century

The Dow is on its longest weekly losing streak since 1923. The S&P 500 briefly fell into bear market territory as recession fears continue to grow. CNN Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans tells Anderson Cooper what people should do right now if they’re worried about their retirement or children’s college funds. Plus, the CDC is monitoring six people in the U.S. for possible monkeypox infections but says the public “should not be concerned.” CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr....


Former AG William Barr Tentatively Agreed To Testify In Front Of January 6 Committee

Former Attorney General William Barr tentatively agreed to testify behind closed doors in front of the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. CNN Senior Justice Correspondent Evan Perez joins AC360 to discuss what information the committee wants to learn from Barr. Plus, Anastasiya Paraskevova fled her home in Kharkiv, Ukraine back in March because of the constant shelling and bombing by the Russian forces. She recently returned and tells Anderson Cooper how...


Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary Still Too Close To Call

Ballots are still being counted in Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate primary between Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick. The final outcome is delayed partly because of a printing error in Lancaster County that has left about 22,000 ballots unable to be read by scanners. CNN Chief National Correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics John King joins AC360 to give an update on the race and when he thinks we’ll know the winner. Plus, the suspect in the Buffalo supermarket shooting posted about his...


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Buffalo Shooting Victims: “Hero” Guard And A Teacher Who Was A “Pillar Of The Community” Are Among The 10 Killed

Ten people were killed and three people were injured in a shooting at a Buffalo, New York supermarket Saturday. Police say the massacre was racially motivated and the suspect has been charged with first-degree murder. One of the victims was 67-year-old taxi driver Heyward Patterson who was killed while waiting for passengers outside the grocery store. His friend Deacon Lenny Lane tells Anderson Cooper he was a “class act” and “would go out of his way to make sure you had a little more than...


Ukrainian Military Says Russian Retreat In Kharkiv Continues

Ukrainian forces are continuing their counteroffensive against the Russians in the northeastern Kharkiv region. As Russian troops have started to retreat, there’s new evidence of atrocities in Ukraine’s second largest city. CNN International Security Editor Nick Paton Walsh joins AC360 from Kharkiv to give an update on what he’s been seeing. Plus, Bill Gates is the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the author of the new book “How to Prevent the Next Pandemic.” He’s...


January 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas To 5 House Republicans

The House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol issued subpoenas to five Republican lawmakers, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Reps. Jim Jordan, Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs and Scott Perry. All have previously rejected the panel’s requests to voluntarily cooperate. CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash joins AC360 to discuss what happens if they don’t comply. Plus, New York Times photojournalist Lynsey Addario has been with Ukrainian soldiers on the...


Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina Says She Escaped Russia

Masha Alyokhina, the leader of the performance art group Pussy Riot, says she escaped Russia. She was sentenced to two years in prison in 2012 for “hooliganism” after staging a protest against Russia President Vladimir Putin and has been arrested six times since last summer. She reveals details on her daring escape to Anderson Cooper. Plus, a passenger with no flying experience landed a plane after the pilot had “gone incoherent.” CNN Aerospace Analyst Miles O’Brien joins AC360 to discuss...


Sen. Graham on Trump and Capitol Attack: “He plays the TV game and went too far here”

New audio tapes of Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham reveal his personal beliefs about former President Trump and his behavior on January 6, at one point saying that Trump “plays the TV game and went too far here.” Alex Burns and Jonathan Martin are both National Political Correspondents for The New York Times and are co-authors of the new book "This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden and the Battle for America's Future.” They join AC360 to discuss the stark difference in Sen. Graham’s tone around the...


Alabama Fugitive Officer And Inmate Caught After Indiana Chase

Former Alabama corrections officer Vicky White has died from injuries after she and escaped inmate Casey White were taken into custody after a chase in Indiana. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding joins to explain the details of their arrest. And, Mark Esper was the Defense Secretary under President Trump and is the author of "A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times.” He joins AC360 to discuss what it was like working for the former President and how...


Kyiv Mayor Warns Citizens To “Be Aware” Ahead Of May 9

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko urged his citizens to “be aware” ahead of May 9, Russia’s annual Victory Day. Western officials have warned Russian President Vladimir Putin could formally declare war on Ukraine which could pave the way for him to escalate his attacks. CNN Senior International Correspondent Matthew Chance is in Moscow and tells Anderson Cooper what to expect on Monday. Plus, authorities found the escape vehicle they believe missing Alabama inmate Casey White and former...


Zelensky: Russian Shelling Of The Azovstal Plant Is "Not Stopping”

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that the shelling of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol is “not stopping” even as “civilians still need to be taken out.” A Ukrainian commander at the steel plant said there are “bloody battles” unfolding. Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling tells Anderson Cooper how difficult it is to storm an industrial complex with underground bunkers and tunnels. Plus, new evidence has been found in the Madeleine McCann case and a German prosecutor says he is...


Ukraine Retakes A Kharkiv Region Village And Inches Closer Towards Russian Border

Ukraine has retaken another village in the Northern Kharkiv region as fighting continues at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol. The Ukrainian Foreign Minister says the city is still “under their full control” despite statements by Russian officials. CNN Senior International Correspondent Sam Kiley is in Kramatorsk, just north of Mariupol. He tells Anderson Cooper how many people Ukrainian officials think are still trapped in the steel plant and if there are plans to evacuate them. Plus,...


Chief Justice Roberts: Release Of Draft Roe v. Wade Reversal Is “A Singular And Egregious Breach” Of Trust

Chief Justice John Roberts called the release of the draft Roe v. Wade reversal “a singular and egregious breach” of trust and says the Supreme Court will investigate. 13 states have already passed so-called “trigger laws” or bans designed to go into effect if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Democratic Rep. Cori Bush was raped at 17, became pregnant and had an abortion. She joins AC360 to discuss the ramifications the Supreme Court’s decision could have. Plus, Ukrainian President Volodymyr...


U.S. & Western Officials: Putin Could Formally Declare War On Ukraine As Soon As May 9

U.S. and Western officials believe Russian President Vladimir Putin could officially declare war on Ukraine as soon as May 9, also known as Russia’s “Victory Day” which commemorates the Russian’s defeat of the Nazis in 1945. Up until now, Russian officials have insisted that the conflict was only a “special military operation.” Retired Brig. Gen. Peter Zwack joins AC360 to discuss what Putin’s declaration means and how it could affect the war. Plus, a special grand jury has been selected in...


Zelensky: Defending And Protecting Ukraine Is “A Struggle For Life”

Ukraine President Volodymr Zelensky says defending and protecting the country is “a struggle for life” after heavy fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine and a journalist was killed and several others were injured in a missile attack on Kyiv. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko joins AC360 to discuss the message Russia is sending by bombing the capital city. Plus, the mayor of Mariupol says that more than 600 people were injured in a Russian bombing that struck the makeshift hospital facility in the...


Kyiv Attacked While UN Chief Was Visiting

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says five missiles struck Kyiv while United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was finishing a visit to the Ukrainian capital. Olena Gnes has been hiding in a shelter with her three children in Kyiv since the start of the war while her husband is fighting on the front lines. After two months of talking to her while she’s been sheltering in a Kyiv basement, Anderson Cooper sat down with her, face-to-face, for the first time to get an update on...


Putin Vows “Lightning-Fast” Response To Any Foreign Interference In Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that any country helping or intervening in Ukraine would be met with “lightning-fast” response from Moscow saying “we have all the tools for this” and “will use them if needed.” António Guterres is the United Nations Secretary-General and recently met with the Russian President. He is meeting with Ukrainian President Volodmyr Zelensky tomorrow. He tells AC360 about his conversation with Putin and says it was a “very useful meeting.” Plus, Anderson...


New Drone Video Shows Russian Military Vehicles And Forces On Bucha Street Strewn With Civilian Bodies

New drone video obtained exclusively by CNN shows Russian military vehicles and forces on a Bucha street near civilian bodies despite Russia’s continued denials they were responsible for the carnage. Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the International Criminal Court prosecutor, has been collecting evidence that points to possible war crimes by the Russian forces. He tells AC360 where his investigation stands and says the families of those who’ve died “deserve answers.” Plus, CNN Chief International...


CNN Team And Paramedics Get Caught In Russian Shelling

The head of Ukraine’s railways says Russian forces struck five railway stations in central and western Ukraine as heavy fighting continues in the east. While shadowing paramedics in Kharkiv, CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward and her team were forced to run for safety after getting caught in the crossfire of Russian shelling. She tells Anderson Cooper about how important the first responders are to the locals who are still constantly getting bombarded by Russian forces....