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December 15th, 2014
07:13 PM ET

Gunman made hostages use social media

Social media played a key role in the hostage situation in Sydney. Tom Foreman reports on the gunman's communication - and what he made hostages do.


Filed under: Terror • Tom Foreman • Australia
December 15th, 2014
07:01 PM ET

Examining police tactics in hostage crisis

CNN's Brian Todd talks with veteran hostage negotiators about the standoff tactics used during the hostage situation in Sydney, Australia.


Filed under: Australia • Terror
December 15th, 2014
07:00 PM ET

NYPD responds to violence during protests

New York police officials say two cops were assaulted during protests, and they are now looking for six individuals.


Filed under: NYPD • Protest