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August 17th, 2011
11:56 PM ET

Drone crash cause for concern?

A crash between a drone and a cargo plane in Afghanistan is raising concern over the safety of unmanned aircraft. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Chris Lawrence
August 17th, 2011
11:46 PM ET

RNC chairman questions Obama performance

RNC chairman Reince Priebus criticizes President Obama over his handling of the debt deal and the economy.

RELATED STORY: New low of 26% approve of Obama on the economy


Filed under: Barack Obama • Interviews • Reince Priebus • Republicans
August 17th, 2011
11:17 PM ET

'Jersey' cast paid not to wear items

The Situation's un-endorsement offer. CNN's Jeanne Moos on retailer saying we'll pay you NOT to wear our clothes.

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Reporting tips from Wolf Blitzer
CNN's Wolf Blitzer travelled to Pyongyang, North Korea in December 2010
August 17th, 2011
10:01 PM ET

Reporting tips from Wolf Blitzer

Editor's Note: This piece is part of a CNN.com series about storytelling and reporting skills called iReport Boot Camp. In this edition, CNN's Wolf Blitzer shares his advice on being a journalist and reporting. Read up, then give boot camp a try.

(CNN) – When looking for great journalism advice, why not get it from someone who has been in the business for almost 40 years? We got CNN's Wolf Blitzer, anchor of "The Situation Room," to answer questions about being a journalist and to share tips on covering the perfect story. Blitzer is an Emmy Award-winning anchor for CNN and is also a recipient of the Peabody Award for his Hurricane Katrina coverage, the Alfred I. duPont Award for his coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia and an Edward R. Murrow Award for CNN's September 11 coverage. See what he had to say below, and then apply some of his advice to your CNN iReport boot camp story!

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Filed under: iReport • Wolf Blitzer
August 17th, 2011
07:20 PM ET

Feds warn of 'Norway-style' attack

No specific threat has been mentioned but the government is concerned a "lone-wolf" will strike near or on September 11. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

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Filed under: Mary Snow • Terror
BLITZER’S BLOG: My impressions of President Obama
August 17th, 2011
02:50 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: My impressions of President Obama

(CNN) - Like every president before him, Barack Obama has aged dramatically since taking office. It comes with the territory.

I’m back in Washington after three days in Iowa, including time with the president. We had an in-depth, on-camera interview. We also had a chance to chat off-camera. Let me share my impressions.
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Filed under: Barack Obama • Wolf Blitzer