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March 12th, 2012
10:22 PM ET

FEMA says "no" to Illinois

Illinois denied governor's request for aid after the deadly tornado. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

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March 12th, 2012
06:20 PM ET

Allen: Soldier acted alone

Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, tells Wolf Blitzer the U.S. soldier who allegedly killed 16 Afghan civilians acted alone.

"This is under investigation" he said, "but this appears it was an action of a single soldier."

In the exclusive interview on "The Situation Room," Allen confirmed the U.S. military is taking the lead on the investigation.

"We will certainly keep the Afghan government informed throughout this investigation," he explained, "but this individual will be investigated and the outcome will be in accordance with U.S. law."

Allen offered his sincere condolences to the victims, their families and the Afghan people.

"This is tremendously regrettable. We are investigating it aggressively and we will hold the individual accountable should the evidence point to his culpability here."

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March 12th, 2012
05:41 PM ET

Marine calls President Obama the 'enemy'

A controversial anti-Obama Facebook post from a U.S. Marine is now under Pentagon review. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

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BLITZER'S BLOG: Romney backers confident in nomination
March 12th, 2012
03:25 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Romney backers confident in nomination

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

(CNN) - Mitt Romney’s supporters are increasingly confident their man has the Republican presidential nomination all but wrapped up although they know he still has work to do.

Their confidence is underscored by what they want to discuss. Here are some examples:
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