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Ukrainian Military Says Russian Retreat In Kharkiv Continues Anderson Cooper 360
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 currently recovering from a Covid-19 infection even after having his two-shot vaccine and two boosters. He explains to Anderson Cooper why we should be focusing on lifelong duration vaccines.
May 14, 2022
January 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas To 5 House Republicans Anderson Cooper 360
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 frontlines in East Ukraine. She tells Anderson Cooper what she’s witnessed and the danger these troops are facing every day.

Guests: Dana Bash, Lynsey Addario.

Airdate: May 12, 2022
May 13, 2022
Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina Says She Escaped Russia Anderson Cooper 360
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 the unusual situation.
May 12, 2022
Sen. Graham on Trump and Capitol Attack: “He plays the TV game and went too far here” Anderson Cooper 360
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 for...Show moremer President from January 6 to now. Plus, a deputy commander says Ukrainian soldiers are “badly wounded” but are still defending the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol as they continue to face heavy shelling. CNN Senior International Correspondent Sam Kiley is in Kramatorsk, Ukraine and tells Anderson Cooper about the young Ukrainian civilians he’s met who have turned into soldiers on the front lines.

Guests: Alex Burns, Jonathan Martin,Sam Kiley

Air date: May 10, 2022
May 11, 2022
Alabama Fugitive Officer And Inmate Caught After Indiana Chase Anderson Cooper 360
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 he changed after he made it through the first impeachment trial.
May 10, 2022
Kyiv Mayor Warns Citizens To “Be Aware” Ahead Of May 9 Anderson Cooper 360
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 corrections...Show more officer Vicky White had been using in Tennessee. The U.S. Marshal Service says the 2007 Ford Edge SUV was found in a tow lot in Williamson County, about two hours north of Florence, Alabama, where the investigation started. Commander of the U.S. Marshal Gulf Coast Regional Task Force Chad Hunt and U.S. Marshal for North Alabama Martin Keely join AC360 to give an update on the manhunt.
May 7, 2022
Zelensky: Russian Shelling Of The Azovstal Plant Is "Not Stopping” Anderson Cooper 360
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 “sure...Show more” Christian Brückner killed the British girl. McCann disappeared from a resort in Portugal in 2007 when she was just three-years-old. CNN National Correspondent Randi Kaye gives AC360 an update on the case and what could happen next.
May 6, 2022
Ukraine Retakes A Kharkiv Region Village And Inches Closer Towards Russian Border Anderson Cooper 360
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, Dem...Show moreocratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal joins AC360 to discuss how she feels about Roe v. Wade being in jeopardy and how her own experience getting an abortion would have been different if the law wasn’t in place.
May 5, 2022
Chief Justice Roberts: Release Of Draft Roe v. Wade Reversal Is “A Singular And Egregious Breach” Of Trust Anderson Cooper 360
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 Zelensk...Show morey says 156 people arrived to Zaporizhzhia from areas near Mariupol, including the Azovstal steel plant. CNN International Security Editor Nick Paton Walsh is in Zaporizhzhia and gives AC360 an update on the evacuation efforts.
May 4, 2022
U.S. & Western Officials: Putin Could Formally Declare War On Ukraine As Soon As May 9 Anderson Cooper 360
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 t...Show morehe Fulton County probe that’s investigating whether former President Trump and his allies committed any crimes in their efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia. In an exclusive interview with AC360, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis tells Anderson Cooper that 50 people have already voluntarily agreed to talk to the grand jury.
May 3, 2022
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