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July 28th, 2012
08:32 PM ET

Admiral: Gays in military is 'immaterial'

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Admiral William McRaven about gays serving in the military.

RELATED VIDEO: McRaven on bin Laden raid: One of history's "great intelligence operations"


Filed under: Military • William McRaven
July 28th, 2012
01:49 PM ET

Lady wrestler picks up Mrs. Obama

Lady wrestler describes sweeping First lady Michelle Obama off her feet. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

RELATED STORY: Olympic wrestler lifts Michelle Obama

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Michelle Obama • Olympics
July 28th, 2012
11:05 AM ET

What's at stake for Romney in Israel

Mitt Romney's trip to Israel may up his appeal to a number of different religious constituencies. Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: Israel • Mitt Romney • Tom Foreman
July 27th, 2012
03:48 PM ET

Chick-fil-A faces gay marriage backlash

The backlash intensifies against a popular chicken restaurant chain, as both sides dig in. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

RELATED STORY: Evangelist Billy Graham defends Chick-fil-A

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Filed under: Mary Snow • Religion
July 27th, 2012
09:57 AM ET

Watch man jump 96,000 feet

Lisa Sylvester reports on skydiver Felix Baumgartner – who survived a test jump from 96,000 feet, falling at 536 mph.

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Filed under: Air travel • Lisa Sylvester
July 27th, 2012
09:48 AM ET

Romney's Olympic comments cause stir

Mitt Romney's comments about preparation for the 2012 Olympics causes controversy in London. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

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Filed under: Jim Acosta • London • Mitt Romney • Olympics
Wolf Blitzer to interview Mitt Romney in Jerusalem
July 26th, 2012
06:14 PM ET

Wolf Blitzer to interview Mitt Romney in Jerusalem

Wolf Blitzer will sit down with Mitt Romney in Jerusalem on Sunday for a one-on-one interview with the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. The full interview airs Monday 4-7pm ET during “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” on CNN.

Israel is the second stop on Romney’s three-country tour meant to bolster his foreign policy credentials ahead of November’s general election. The 6-day trip also includes stops in the U.K. and Poland.

In Israel, Romney will also meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Salam Fayyad, the prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority. This will mark Romney’s fourth visit to Israel. He last traveled there in January 2011, and has had a long relationship with Netanyahu.

Do you have any suggested questions you would like Wolf to ask Mitt Romney? Please leave them in the comment section below and your question may be used during the interview.


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Mitt Romney
July 26th, 2012
10:52 AM ET

Anaheim erupts after police shooting

Riots erupt in Anaheim, California, after a police shooting of an unarmed man. Casey Wian reports.

RELATED STORY: Calm returns after protests rock Los Angeles suburb


Filed under: California • violence
July 26th, 2012
10:43 AM ET

McRaven on bin Laden raid: One of history's "great intelligence operations"

By Jamie Crawford

While it was one of 11 missions carried out by U.S. Special forces that night, the head of U.S. Special Operations command said the raid that killed Osama bin Laden will go down as one of the "great intelligence operations in history."

Admiral William McRaven spoke Wednesday before an audience at the Aspen Institute Security Conference on a panel discussion moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer. The talk was his first interview about the raid with a journalist.

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To watch more of Wolf Blitzer’s interview with Admiral William McRaven, tune to “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” on CNN Thursday 4-7pm ET and Saturday 6-7pm ET.

July 26th, 2012
10:34 AM ET

11-year-old sneaks on flight to Rome

How did a boy without a passport and ticket sneak onto a flight from Britain to Rome? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

RELATED STORY: Boy, 11, hops plane to Rome without ticket or passport

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Filed under: Air travel • Kate Bolduan • Security
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