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Hurricane Ian death toll tops 100 as Floridians face the daunting task of rebuilding Anderson Cooper 360
The search for survivors in Florida continues after Hurricane Ian decimated coastal towns. At least 104 people have died after the Category 4 storm made landfall and Lee County officials have warned that Fort Myers residents may not see their power turned back on for another 30 days. CNN National Correspondent Randi Kaye gives AC360 an update on the search and rescue efforts in Fort Myers Beach, which was one of the hardest hit areas.
Plus, Maggie Haberman is a New York Times Senior Political C...Show moreorrespondent and is the author of the new book, “Confidence Man.” She joins AC360 to discuss the difference between interviewing Donald Trump before he was President, while he was President and now after.
Oct 4, 2022
Hurricane Ian strikes South Carolina as Florida death toll climbs to at least 45 Anderson Cooper 360
After devastating Florida, Hurricane Ian made landfall near Georgetown, South Carolina as a Category 1 storm. At least 45 people have died in Florida as search and rescue efforts continue in the hardest hit areas. NOAA imagery shows many beach cottages on Sanibel Island completely wiped away by the intense storm surge. Sanibel’s Mayor Holly Smith tells AC360 how extensive the damage is on the island. 
Plus, chef José Andrés and his team at World Central Kitchen are in Florida, helping feed those with homes left in ruins after Hurricane Ian. He joins AC360 to discuss what Floridians need the most right now.
Oct 1, 2022
Ian regains hurricane strength over Atlantic after devastating Florida Anderson Cooper 360
Hurricane Ian regained strength and intensified into a Category 1 storm and is heading straight toward Charleston, South Carolina. At least 15 people have died as search and rescue efforts continue in the worst-hit areas in Florida. Fort Myers Fire Chief Tracy McMillion joins AC360 to give an update on how his city is doing and how many rescues his department has done.
Plus, Sanibel is an island off the coast of Fort Myers and three sections of the causeway were washed away, cutting if off from the mainland. Gov. Ron DeSantis said the area was hit with a “Biblican storm surge.” Sanibel Mayor Holly Smith tells AC360 how many people she thinks stayed on the island.
Sep 30, 2022
Hurricane Ian unleashes “catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding” after making landfall in Florida as high-end category 4 storm Anderson Cooper 360
Hurricane Ian made landfall near Cayo Costa, Florida as a powerful Category 4 storm, bringing “catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding” to the southwestern coast. Storm Chaser Logan Parham tells Anderson Cooper about the intense wind and rain he experienced in Venice, Florida.
Plus, Thomas Podgorny is trapped in his home in Fort Myers. He joins AC360 to describe the flooding in his home and why he’s so worried about his neighbors.
Sep 29, 2022
Hurricane Ian on track to bring “life-threatening storm surge,” damaging winds and flooding to the Florida peninsula Anderson Cooper 360
Hurricane Ian is expected to bring “life-threatening storm surge,” damaging winds and dangerous flooding to Florida over the next few days. The Category 3 storm’s track shifted south and officials in Florida are urging residents to evacuate. CNN Meteorologist Jennifer Gray joins AC360 to give the latest update on when Hurricane Ian should be making landfall and when Floridians on the west coast should start feeling tropical storm force winds.
Plus, Americans Alexander John-Robert Drueke and And...Show morey Tai Ngoc Huynh went to Ukraine to help fight against the Russians and were captured by Russian-backed forces in June. Both were freed last week after a prisoner swap was brokered by Saudi Arabia. Alex, along with his mother, Bunny Drueke, join AC360 for an exclusive interview to discuss his decision to fight in Ukraine, his capture and his reunion with his family.
Sep 28, 2022
Hurricane Ian forecast called “near worst-case scenario” for Tampa area Anderson Cooper 360
Hurricane Ian has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it barrels toward Florida with a meteorologist at the National Weather Service saying it could be “something we haven’t seen in our lifetime.” The current forecast track has Ian heading toward the Tampa Bay region and officials are saying the area could see 10 to 15 inches of rain. CNN Meteorologist Tom Sater joins AC360 to give the latest on the storm’s track and how dangerous the storm surge could be.
Plus, a NASA spacecraft has successf...Show moreully slammed into an asteroid called Dimorphos in hopes of changing the asteroid’s speed and path in space, a first test of a way of literally saving planet earth from extinction. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells AC360 what NASA will do to determine if they successfully changed the asteroid’s direction.
Sep 27, 2022
Trump wages secret court battle to block January 6 info Anderson Cooper 360
Sources exclusively tell CNN that former President Trump’s attorneys are fighting a secret court battle to block a federal grand jury from gathering information about his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Former White House adviser and lawyer Eric Herschmann was subpoenaed by the grand jury but his testimony was postponed after Trump’s lawyers asked a judge to recognize the former President’s privilege claims and the right to confidentiality. CNN Senior Legal Analyst and former...Show more federal prosecutor Elie Honig tells Anderson Cooper why he thinks the Trump team would want to block Herschmann’s testimony.
Plus, CNN Meteorologist Jennifer Gray joins AC360 to give the latest update on Tropical Depression 9, a storm that’s forecasted to be a category 3 hurricane and is heading straight toward Florida.
Sep 24, 2022
Trump: President can declassify docs “even by thinking about it” Anderson Cooper 360
Former President Trump claimed that “if you’re the President of the United States you can declassify just by saying it’s declassified” and “even by thinking about it.” CNN Legal Analyst Norm Eisen explains the process of declassifying documents to Anderson Cooper and says “even a President has to submit to the law.”
Plus, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi withdrew from a long-planned interview with CNN’s Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour after she “politely declined” a last-minute de...Show moremand to wear a head scarf. Amanpour has interviewed every Iranian president since 1995. She explains to Anderson Cooper why she would never cover her head to conduct an interview with an Iranian official outside the country where it’s not required.
Sep 23, 2022
NY AG accuses Trump and his three children of fraud Anderson Cooper 360
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against former President Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization, accusing them of fraud touching all aspects of the Trump business, including its properties and golf courses. David Cay Johnston is an investigative reporter and the author of “The Big Cheat: How Donald Trump Fleeced America and Enriched Himself and His Family.” He tells Anderson Cooper the accusation “lines up perfectly” with the former President’s acti...Show moreons throughout his life.
Plus, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced an immediate “partial mobilization” of the country’s citizens, a move a White House official says was “expected” and a sign that Putin is “struggling.” Thomas Friedman is a foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times. He joins AC360 to discuss Russia’s escalation and what he thinks Putin’s end game is.
Sep 22, 2022
Special master questions Trump claims about declassifying Mar-a-Lago docs Anderson Cooper 360
The special master overseeing the FBI’s seizure of documents from Mar-a-Lago questioned former President Trump’s claims that the documents were declassified. Judge Raymond Dearie told Trump’s lawyers that if they don’t make a case that the evidence was declassified, he would determine they’re classified. CNN National Security and Legal Analyst Carrie Cordero tells Anderson Cooper what she makes of the Trump team’s refusal to go on the record in front of the special master with its claims about t...Show morehe classification status of those documents.
Plus, CNN International Security Editor Nick Paton Walsh joins AC360 from Kramatorsk, Ukraine to give an update on the ongoing battle between Ukrainian and Russian forces.
Sep 21, 2022
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