Anderson Cooper began Wednesday's show with "Good evening again from the Gulf. Two big breaking stories tonight. One involving former Vice President Al Gore lewd and embarrassing sexual allegations from a masseuse. A closed criminal investigation now reopened. The potential damage to the Oscar winning Nobel laureate almost incalculable. It's a lot more than just an inconvenient story especially if it's the inconvenient truth. All the allegations and the new investigation coming up tonight."
HURRICANE ALEX NOW COMING ASHORE Category 2 storm, sustained winds of 100 mph: Reports by Reynolds Wolf and Chad Myers
HURRICANE ALEX MAKES LANDFALL Storm complicates oil cleanup efforts: Report by Tom Foreman
DISCUSSION ON DIFFICULTIES GATHERING OIL FROM BP FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH: Interview with Rep. Kathy Castor (D) Florida
HURRICANE ALEX MAKES LANDFALL Storm complicates oil cleanup efforts: Interview with Julia Reed, Newsweek Contributing Editor, and John Young, Council Chairman, Jefferson Parish.
HURRICANE ALEX MAKES LANDFALL 100 Miles south of the U.S./Mexico Border: Reports by Reynolds Wolf & Chad Myers
POLICE RE-OPEN AL GORE INVESTIGATION Accused of "unwanted sexual contact" in 2006: Interview with Jeffrey Toobin CNN Senior Legal Analyst
360 BULLETIN: Report by Joe Johns
BP UNDER FIRE Company wants to shut down safety watchdog unit: Report by Drew Griffin
Two articles on who should be Larry King's successor:
Here's a link to one from parade.com who recommends AC takes the job.
And a People Magazine article and poll that also mentions AC when discussing who should replace Larry King. Here's the link.