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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.

August 24th, 2011
07:15 PM ET

Dementia diagnosis for basketball coach

Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at the impact of early on-set dementia and whether Pat Summitt can continue to coach basketball.

RELATED VIDEO: Coach Pat Summitt Alzheimer's diagnosis


Filed under: Situation Room
August 24th, 2011
07:10 PM ET

Should the U.S. help rebuild Libya?

Former U.S. Administrator in Iraq, Paul Bremer, talks about the challenges Libya faces in a post-Gadhafi world.

RELATED STORY: Where is Gadhafi and how long can he hold out?


Filed under: Interviews • Joe Johns • Libya
August 24th, 2011
07:06 PM ET

'Captors dropped guns and apologized'

CNN's Matthew Chance recalls the experience of being released with other journalists from their pro-Gadhafi captors.

RELATED STORY: Journalists trapped in Libya's Rixos hotel wait ... and hope


Filed under: Libya
August 24th, 2011
07:00 PM ET

Irene bearing down on Bahamas

The storm is closing in on the Bahamas and is predicted to hit the U.S. East Coast. CNN's Jim Spellman reports.

RELATED STORY: Tourists abandon Bahamas as Irene nears


Filed under: Weather