Today's Situation Room:

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

May 31st, 2011
07:28 PM ET

Stick pony competition

Horse herpes forces kids to ride stick ponies. CNN's Jeanne Moos ponies up.

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May 31st, 2011
07:00 PM ET

Home prices slumping again

A new survey shows the small gains made after the housing market collapse are now gone. Lisa Sylvester reports.

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May 31st, 2011
06:36 PM ET

Weiner: Done talking about lewd photo

CNN's Dana Bash and Producer Ted Barrett have a confrontational Q&A with Rep. Anthony Weiner. The congressman tells them he will no longer discuss a controversy surrounding a lewd photo sent from his Twitter account.


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May 31st, 2011
03:51 PM ET

The Situation Room rundown: Tuesday, May 31

Here are just some of the stories we’ll be covering in today’s show. Tune to “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” from 5-7pm ET on CNN.

New Warning: Cell phones may cause cancer
The World Health Organization now lists mobile phone use in the same "carcinogenic hazard" category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. How dangerous are they? CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen reports.
FULL STORY

Osama bin Laden’s black market money trail
CNN’s Stan Grant reports from Pakistan on how terrorists move money around through a centuries-old banking system.

Rep. Weiner on lewd photo "distraction"
Congressman Anthony Weiner comments on the lewd photo that briefly appeared on his Twitter account. The New York Democrat has said he was targeted by hackers, but there are some key questions he’s refusing to answer.
FULL STORY

Another New York hotel maid alleges assault
In the wake of the Strauss-Kahn case, an Egyptian banker has been arrested in a separate hotel maid sexual assault incident. How common is this and why does it keep happening? [is Mary going to answer those questions?]  CNN’s Mary Snow takes a look.

Boy's killing rallies Syrians
A video showing the mutilated body of a 13-year-old boy is causing anger throughout Syria. Is the boy becoming a symbol of the Syrian revolution? We’ll ask Middle East expert Fouad Ajami.


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May 31st, 2011
02:33 PM ET

Cafferty File: Home ownership levels are on the decline. What does that say about the American dream?

Here’s my question to you: Home ownership levels are on the decline. What does that say about the American dream?

Tune in to the Situation Room at 6pm to see if Jack reads your answer on air.

And, we love to know where you’re writing from, so please include your city and state with your comment.

Home ownership levels are on the decline. What does that say about the American dream?
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May 31st, 2011
02:31 PM ET

Cafferty File: When it comes to the war in Afghanistan, how much is enough?

Here’s my question to you: When it comes to the war in Afghanistan, how much is enough?

Tune in to the Situation Room at 5pm to see if Jack reads your answer on air.

And, we love to know where you’re writing from, so please include your city and state with your comment.

When it comes to the war in Afghanistan, how much is enough?
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Hot Shots: May 31
May 31st, 2011
02:25 PM ET
May 31st, 2011
12:48 PM ET

How drug shortages impact patients

Hospitals are grappling with drug shortages and facing tough challenges, as CNN's Mary Snow reports.

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May 31st, 2011
11:31 AM ET

Weiner blames hack for lewd tweet

New York Rep. Anthony Weiner says someone hacked his Twitter account to send a lewd photo. FULL STORY


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May 31st, 2011
11:00 AM ET

Jim Tressel leaves Ohio State

Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples reports Ohio State Football Coach, Jim Tressel, quit amid uproar over NCAA rules violations. Read more about Tressel's downfall at SI.com.


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