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August 26th, 2014
07:31 PM ET

Obama on VA: We're going to fix what's wrong

In a speech before the American Legion, President Obama details how his administration will rectify shortfalls in caring for veterans - even as a new report slams the VA for its deadly wait lists. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • President Obama • veteran
August 26th, 2014
07:26 PM ET

Americans joining ISIS in fight in Syria

After an American man was killed fighting with ISIS in Syria, there are new reports that other Americans are joining the lethal terror group. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: National security • Terror
August 26th, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Alarming increase in near-collisions

New statistics from the FAA show a sharp increase in near-collisions of passenger planes. CNN's René Marsh reports on the alarming new numbers.


Filed under: Rene Marsh
August 25th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

Authorities close to identifying executioner

British authorities say they are close to identifying the ISIS terrorist who executed American James Foley in that brutal video. CNN's Brian Todd takes you inside the investigation.

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Filed under: Terror
August 25th, 2014
07:11 PM ET

Thousands mourn the loss of Michael Brown

The Ferguson community, along with family members, celebrities and civil rights leaders, gather to remember Michael Brown in a celebration that was as much a mournful funeral as it was a call to action. CNN's Don Lemon reports.


Filed under: Don Lemon • Ferguson
August 22nd, 2014
07:18 PM ET

Officer in Ferguson relieved for rant

An officer assigned to crowd control in Ferguson is relieved of duty after video of controversial remarks surfaces. CNN's Don Lemon reports.


Filed under: Don Lemon • Ferguson • Law Enforcement
August 22nd, 2014
07:12 PM ET

Foley's family received chilling ISIS e-mails

One of the e-mails ISIS sent James Foley's family warned they wouldn't stop until "we quench our thirst for your blood." CNN's Brian Todd reports on the horrific messages the terrorist group sent the American journalist's family.

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Filed under: International affairs • Terror
August 22nd, 2014
11:25 AM ET

Uncovering intelligence from ISIS video

Tom Foreman analyzes ISIS video showing the death of journalist James Foley to see what intel can be gleaned from it.


Filed under: National security • Situation Room • Terror • Tom Foreman
August 22nd, 2014
11:21 AM ET

Sen. Chambliss: ISIS coming to U.S. Soil

Sen. Saxby Chambliss says the brutal terror group poses a direct threat to America.


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Iraq • National security • Situation Room • Syria • Terror
August 20th, 2014
07:52 PM ET

U.S. attempted rescue of hostages in Syria

The Obama administration announced that earlier this summer, U.S. forces had attempted to rescue kidnapped journalist James Foley and others - but their efforts failed. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Terror
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