August 15th, 2012
12:42 AM ET

CNN Prime Time: Paul Ryan's first interview; police show how man shot himself


VP Pick Paul Ryan gives first TV interview

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan gives his first one-on-one interview since becoming the nominee.


Police reenact mysterious death

Police say Chavis Carter shot himself in the head when he was handcuffed in the back of a police car. They demonstrate how it may have happened.


Hope Solo: I have a bad rep

Olympian and U.S. soccer champ Hope Solo talks to Piers Morgan about her reputation in the media.

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August 8th, 2012
12:32 AM ET

CNN Prime Time: Ex-stepmom talks about Wisconsin temple shooter; Loughner pleads guilty to Tucson shooting


Ex-Stepmom: Suspected shooter 'kind'

The former stepmother of the Wisconsin temple shooter talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper about Wade Michael Page's life as a child, before he joined the military.


Loughner's mom cries as charges read

Kyung Lah shares what she saw in the courtroom when Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty to the mass shooting outside a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket.


Shark attack victim: ‘I was caught in a vice’

Piers Morgan talks to a man who survived an encounter with a great white shark off Cape Cod.

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May 3rd, 2012
09:40 PM ET

CNN prime time: Ted Turner's losses, Obama/Cain 'sing-off'


Ted Turner opens up

He might seem like the guy who has everything, but Ted Turner is no stranger to loss.


Gingrich: The VP bench is deep

Romney's search for a running mate is well under way, and names are flying as the guessing game heats up.


Better singer: Cain or Obama?

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is judging President Obama, but this time it has nothing to do with politics

May 2nd, 2012
09:53 PM ET

CNN prime time: Dramatic day in Edwards trial, FAMU charges disappoint mom


Aide recalls Elizabeth Edwards meltdown

A former aide details a graphic confrontation between Elizabeth Edwards and husband John.


FAMU hazing charges disappoint mom

Robert Champion's mother tells CNN's Anderson Cooper why charges in FAMU hazing case are disappointing to her.


Auma Obama on her famous brother

What’s it like to find out your brother is going to be president of the United States? Ask Auma Obama, President Obama’s long-lost sister.

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April 24th, 2012
09:15 PM ET

CNN prime time: Top Republican wants answers, Osteen's 'wide net'


Joel Osteen talks religion & politics

What role would Mitt Romney's faith play on election day? Pastor Joel Osteen weighs in on whether he believes Romney is a Christian.


Mad cow confirmed in California

"Our food supply is safe," assures Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack after a case of mad cow disease is confirmed in California.


Grassley calls for W.H. investigation

A top Republican wants more answers from the White House regarding the Colombia prostitution scandal.

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April 18th, 2012
09:44 PM ET

CNN prime time: Dick Clark's influence, Clinton's words for N. Korean leader


Dick Clark's impact on race and music

Dick Clark and "American Bandstand" gave vital exposure to African-American music artists, CNN's Jack Cafferty says.


Clinton to Kim Jong Un: Reform N. Korea

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Secretary of State Clinton to speak directly to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


New Martin judge will 'apply the law'

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to a panel of analysts about the new judge in the Trayvon Martin shooting case.

April 11th, 2012
09:49 PM ET

CNN prime time: Zimmerman 'troubled,' Cooper does damage control


Zimmerman 'troubled' by charge

The Trayvon Martin case takes a turn as the man who admitted to shooting him is charged.


Gingrich: No one asked me to drop out

"It's now a two-person race," says Newt Gingrich following Santorum's withdrawal from the field.


Cooper on 'RidicuList' for giggle fit

CNN's Anderson Cooper puts himself on the "RidicuList" for another on-air giggle fit.

April 9th, 2012
09:30 PM ET

CNN prime time: Rare look at bin Laden widows, Syrian deadline looms


First look at bin Laden's widows

Video has surfaced from Pakistan showing Osama bin Laden's widows in house detention. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.


Martin family lawyer on grand jury

A lawyer for the family of Trayvon Martin talks about the state attorney's decision not to bring the case to the grand jury.


Rice: Blood is on hands of China, Russia

Ambassador Susan Rice stresses the need for China and Russia to use their influence to put an end to Syrian violence.

April 5th, 2012
09:36 PM ET

CNN prime time: Kid-free zones on planes, 'nothing left' for Santorum


Specter: No point in Santorum continuing

Arlen Specter is mincing no words when it comes to whether or not Santorum should throw in the towel.


Flights with a no-child zone

When it comes to kids on airplanes, don't get Richard Quest started.


Swain: 'Hoodies feed into stereotype'

Boyce Watkins and Carol Swain argue the aspect of race in the Martin case and the movement to boycott Sanford, Florida.

March 26th, 2012
10:34 PM ET

CNN prime time: Santorum gets feisty, Obama gets caught


Romney reacts to Obama open mic gaffe

GOP candidate Mitt Romney wasted no time attacking Obama's now-controversial "open-mic" comment with Russia's leader.


Santorum explains bulls*** remark

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer why he lashed out at a New York Times reporter.


Khan: 'We're sick and tired'

Chaka Khan talks to Piers Morgan about the Trayvon Martin case.

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March 22nd, 2012
09:51 PM ET

CNN prime time: Houston autopsy results, Gingrich fires at De Niro


NAACP president: This is a national issue

Benjamin Jealous talks about why the Trayvon Martin case transcends the scene of the crime.


Houston cause of death determined

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and HLN's Dr. Drew explain the coroner's findings regarding Whitney Houston's death.


Gingrich: De Niro joke 'wrong'

GOP candidate Newt Gingrich responds to Robert De Niro's controversial "white first lady" joke.

March 19th, 2012
09:40 PM ET

CNN prime time: 3-year-old pat-down, outrage escalates in Florida teen's killing


Suspect in Afghan killings had prior arrest

CNN’s Dan Simon looks at what may have been a darker side of the man accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians.


Protesters demand arrest in teen's killing

Outrage ramps up in a racially-charged case in Florida. A neighborhood watch volunteer remains free after telling police he shot and killed an unarmed teenager in an act he claims was self-defense.


Father: TSA agent's actions 'intrusive'

A viral video showing TSA agents patting down a 3-year-old boy in a wheelchair in 2010 was posted on YouTube on Sunday by his father.

February 27th, 2012
10:39 PM ET

CNN prime time: Maher's big gift, Colvin family waits


Friend: Alleged gunman had sad look

A friend of the gunman suspected in an Ohio school shooting that left two students dead says she’s in shock.


Colvin's mom: Return my daughter's body

“I want my daughter home,” pleads the mother of Marie Colvin, a veteran journalist killed last week in a shelling attack in Syria.


Maher's $1 million super PAC donation

Bill Maher tells Piers Morgan why he made the decision to donate $1 million to a super PAC supporting Obama's reelection.

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February 24th, 2012
09:13 PM ET

CNN prime time: Revealing Palin e-mails, fake Denny's boss helps himself


Palin e-mail mentions divorce

“I can’t afford this job,” says Sarah Palin in newly-released e-mails that reveal frustration over legal costs and bring the health of her marriage into question.


Santorum: Romney on wrong team

Rick Santorum escalates his rhetoric, accusing Mitt Romney of false attacks and playing for the wrong team.


Fake Denny's boss cooks himself a burger

Talk about fake it ‘til you make it. A guy walks into a Denny’s, claims he’s the new boss, goes to the kitchen and cooks himself a burger and fries.

February 20th, 2012
10:45 PM ET

CNN prime time: Avalanche survival, free plastic surgery for teachers


Teachers nip, tuck for free

It’s a policy that’s been on the books in Buffalo, New York, for nearly 40 years: Free plastic surgery for teachers.


Surviving an avalanche

On Sunday, she was tumbling down a mountainside, caught in a deadly avalanche. A look at how Elyse Saugstad lived to tell about it.


Gay sheriff denies threatening lover

A scandal playing out in Arizona involves a sheriff with a bright political future, his ex-boyfriend, abuse of power allegations and the presidential race.

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February 14th, 2012
09:48 PM ET

CNN Prime Time: Valentine's Day alternatives, Houston money woes?


Children trained for suicide attacks

Two children have been rearrested in Afghanistan for being prospective suicide bombers, CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Did Whitney have financial problems?

A panel of experts discusses whether or not Whitney Houston was struggling financially at the time of her death.


The RidicuList: Valentine's Day

CNN's Anderson Cooper adds Valentine's Day to the RidicuList and offers up some cheap alternatives.