Possible civil-rights abuses in Minneapolis' Anoka-Hennepin school district, where bullied students have committed suicide; the mystery behind the bodies of four prostitutes found along a Long Island beach; a Costa Rica refuge for poached monkeys.
Larry King interviews the cast of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," including Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Helena Bonham Carter and Robbie Coltrane. Also: James and Oliver Phelps (aka the Weasley twins) lead a tour of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Universal Orlando Resort in Florida.
The U.S. space shuttle program is examined. Included: NASA administrator Charles Bolden on NASA's future; a family that witnessed the first shuttle launch in 1981; inside Discovery, the shuttle that has flown the most flights; the site in Utah where the shuttle boosters were built. Reporter: John Zarrella.
Amber Lyons reports on the roles played by online activists in fomenting change in North African and Middle Eastern countries, including Tunisia and Egypt. Also: the revolutionary movements in Libya, Syria and Yemen.
Kaj Larsen reports on WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, detailing the controversy that surrounds the Web site and the evolution of Assange from hacker to provocateur. Included: remarks from Assange via interviews he gave journalist Mark Davis, former WikiLeaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg, Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt (USA Ret.) and Guardian journalist Nick Davies, who shares the concerns he had with Assange's decision to release sensitive military reports without redacting names.
Chris Lawrence reports on the long hunt for Osama bin Laden that ended May 1, 2011, with his death during a Navy SEAL raid on his Pakistan hideout. Included: insights from terrorism analyst Peter Bergen, former CIA director Michael Hayden, former CIA officer Gary Berntsen and CNN correspondents Barbara Starr, Ed Henry and Nic Robertson, as well as political analyst Gloria Borger.
Drew Griffin examines the 2009 conviction of American exchange student Amanda Knox in Italy for the murder of her flatmate, focusing on the evidence used against her and prosecutorial behavior that may call into question her conviction. Included: an interview with the chief prosecutor, Giuliano Mignini.
A profile of Prince William's fiancée Kate Middleton, featuring remarks from university friend Jules Knight and royal photographer Arthur Edwards. Also: how the pair have honored the life and legacy of Diana, Princess of Wales. Soledad O'Brien reports.
Recalling the Branch Davidians, the cult led by David Koresh that came to a fiery end in April 1993 following a 51-day standoff with the ATF and FBI at their compound near Waco, Texas. Included: a timeline of events leading up to the tragedy; recordings of conversations between FBI negotiators and Koresh. Drew Griffin reports.
The 2010 murder in Mexico of American David Hartley, whose wife Tiffany claims was felled by bandits, is examined by Drew Griffin. Included: remarks from Hartley's wife; Zapata County (Texas) sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez; and security expert Fred Burton.
Drew Griffin reports on an audit of North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation's crime lab that uncovered irregularities in more than 200 cases, including three that resulted in the defendants being found guilty and executed.
The story of Susan Stanton, formerly known as Steve Stanton, the one-time city manager of Largo, Fla., who was fired in 2007 after it was learned that she had decided to undergo a male-to-female gender change. The documentary chronicles her transformation.
The life and legacy of Michael Jackson (1958-2009), from his start as a child prodigy in Gary, Ind., to stardom in the 1980s and beyond. The documentary also touches upon his controversies and financial troubles, and features remarks from Usher and family friend-collaborator Rodney Jerkins. Don Lemon hosts.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta examines addiction and treatment, including the science behind both. The report features interviews with recovering addicts, their families, counselors and medical researchers; visits a "recovery high school"; and details differences in treatment approaches and their success rates, including methods that rely on medication vs. counseling-only approaches.
Christiane Amanpour reports on the genocides of the 20th and 21st centuries, ranging from Armenia in the early 20th century to the Holocaust to present-day Darfur, plus Bosnia, Cambodia, Iraq and Rwanda. Included: the story of Raphael Lemkin, an anti-genocide activist in the 1940s and '50s; and remarks from Father Francois Ponchaud, a Catholic missionary who tried to publicize the Cambodian genocide of the 1970s, former secretary of state George Shultz and Rwandan president Paul Kagame.
A look back at the 1978 Jonestown massacre in Guyana, in which more than 900 members of Jim Jones' Peoples Temple committed suicide. Included: interviews with witnesses and survivors. Soledad O'Brien reports.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the toll that serving as president has taken on the health of past commanders-in-chief. Also: what the medical records of John McCain and Barack Obama say about their readiness to serve as president. Included: interviews with former White House press secretaries Ari Fleischer, Joe Lockhart, Jody Powell and Ron Nessen, former Reagan White House chief of staff Kenneth Duberstein and former White House physicians Rob Darling, Burton Lee and Connie Mariano.
John McCain, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, is profiled. Included: his Navy career, including the years he spent as a POW in Vietnam; the Keating Five scandal; his 2000 presidential bid; his campaign for the 2008 nomination. Also: the political challenges that await him. John King reports.
Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is profiled. Included: remarks from Obama; his childhood; his transformation from "Barry" to "Barack"; becoming president of Harvard Law Review; his move into politics; his election to the Senate. Suzanne Malveaux reports.