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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 3rd, 2012
07:17 PM ET

Syria rebels capture regime's weapons

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the Syrian rebels' capture of regime's weapons.

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August 3rd, 2012
07:12 PM ET

Man unemployed since Obama's election

CNN's Kyung Lah reports on a man who'd been unemployed since Obama was elected president. He just got a new job..

RELATED STORY: Persistence pays off as worker takes long, hard road to employment


Filed under: California • Jobs • Kyung Lah • President Obama • Unemployment
August 3rd, 2012
07:06 PM ET

Many companies display religious beliefs

Chick-fil-A is not the only corporation making faith part of its messaging. CNN's Mary Snow has more.

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Filed under: Mary Snow • Religion • Same-sex marriage
August 3rd, 2012
06:56 PM ET

Ripken Jr. joins fight to catch suspect

Cal Ripken Jr. asks for help from the public to find the man who abducted his mother. CNN's Joe Johns reports.

RELATED STORY: Cal Ripken: Mom's abduction may have been 'premeditated'

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August 3rd, 2012
06:39 PM ET

Jobs numbers' role in pres. elections

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at the July jobs report and compares it to jobs numbers during election years in the past.


Filed under: 2012 election • Economy • Jobs • Tom Foreman
August 3rd, 2012
06:36 PM ET

'Here's the number to the White House'

CNN's Candy Crowley talks to a Mitt Romney's campaign adviser about President Obama and a possible VP pick.

RELATED STORY: Sununu: White House 'numb and dumb' on jobs report


Filed under: 2012 election • Candy Crowley • John Sununu • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Unemployment
August 3rd, 2012
10:31 AM ET

Congress closes STOCK Act loophole

Congress closes a sticky issue in the stock trading law after a CNN report exposes a loophole. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: Congress closes loophole in stock trading law after CNN report


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Finance • Politics
August 3rd, 2012
09:55 AM ET

Congress divided over drought relief

The House passed a drought relief bill, but the Senate left for recess without voting on the measure.

RELATED STORY: No drought aid for farmers, ranchers as Congress breaks for summer


Filed under: Animals • Congress • Dana Bash • farm • Politics • Senate