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April 16th, 2014
07:31 PM ET

Ukrainian troops face militants in east

Ukrainian troops seeking to secure eastern towns are met by pro-Russian militants - and in many cases, forced to give up equipment or turn in their weapons. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.


Filed under: Nick Paton Walsh • Russia • Ukraine
April 16th, 2014
07:29 PM ET

Students trapped in sinking ferry

CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the massive search effort to find those trapped in the sinking South Korean ferry.


Filed under: Paula Hancocks • South Korea
April 16th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

New video reveals details about al Qaeda

U.S. officials are combing through new al Qaeda video to learn as much as they can about the group and any planned attacks. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

MORE: Massive al Qaeda meeting caught on tape


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr
April 16th, 2014
07:05 PM ET

Co-pilot's phone signals raise questions

Investigators and analysts are questioning the signals sent by the cell phone of MH370's co-pilot during the flight. CNN's Pamela Brown investigates.

April 16th, 2014
02:41 PM ET

See why Navy paid $3 billion for this ship

The U.S. Navy's newest stealth destroyer is twice as long as the Statue of Liberty - and it barely shows up on radar. See the amazing new capabilities that cost $3 billion.


Filed under: Military • U.S. Navy
April 15th, 2014
08:10 PM ET

Kansas shooting suspect appears in court

Kansas shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Cross made an appearance in court after being charged with murder. CNN's George Howell has the details.

April 15th, 2014
08:04 PM ET

House Intel Chairman: al Qaeda "more diverse and more aggressive" than pre-9/11

House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, sits down with Wolf Blitzer to talk about the dynamic threat al Qaeda still poses after new video surfaced, showing scores of the group's leaders meeting openly in Yemen.

MORE: Inside huge secret al Qaeda gathering U.S. officials may have missed

MORE: Why the unsettling video matters so much


Filed under: al Qaeda • Mike Rogers • Terror
April 15th, 2014
08:00 PM ET

Puported al Qaeda meeting caught on tape

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on a supposed meeting of scores of al Qaeda leaders, which was filmed and posted on YouTube, that may have somehow escaped U.S. officials at the CIA and Pentagon.

MORE: Why the unsettling video matters so much

MORE: House Intel Chairman: al Qaeda "more aggressive" than pre-9/11


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • Drone
April 15th, 2014
07:48 PM ET

Why did AUV Bluefin-21 abort its search?

CNN's Brian Todd talks to the manufacturers of the all-important Bluefin-21, an autonomous underwater vehicle searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, to figure out why it aborted its mission yesterday.

April 15th, 2014
07:37 PM ET

China helping or hurting MH370 search?

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux looks at China's role in the search for Flight 370 after some accuse it of standing in the way.

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