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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.

February 20th, 2013
07:11 PM ET

Jackson could get up to 5 years in prison

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. admitted to using campaign funds for personal reasons. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

RELATED STORY: Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds


Filed under: Crime • Lisa Sylvester
February 20th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

See how rockets are made for NASA

Though the days of NASA's space shuttle launches are over, the rocket building business is booming. CNN's John Zarrella reports.


Filed under: John Zarrella • NASA • Space
February 20th, 2013
06:58 PM ET

How safe are tour buses?

Following a recent pair of fatal bus crashes, the government is examining bus safety. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.

RELATED STORY: Tour bus safety should get same treatment as aviation, advocate says


Filed under: Rene Marsh • Transportation
February 20th, 2013
01:19 PM ET

How theives got $50M in diamonds

Here's a look at how thieves dressed as police and stole $50 million in diamonds from a plane's cargo hold. CNN's Tom Foreman explains at the magic wall.

RELATED STORY: Robbers breach gate, steal $50 million in diamonds at Belgian airport


Filed under: Crime
February 20th, 2013
01:17 PM ET

Police: Rape suspect prowled dating site

Police say Sean Banks might have assaulted multiple women he met on ChristianMIngle.com while using false names. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.


Filed under: Crime • Miguel Marquez • Tech
February 20th, 2013
01:16 PM ET

Actress Ashley Judd to run for Senate?

CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the Kentucky Senate race and whether actress Ashley Judd will run for office.


Filed under: Ashley Judd • Jim Acosta • Kentucky • Senate
February 20th, 2013
01:13 PM ET

Biden: Buy a shotgun, not an AR-15

Vice President Joe Biden appeared at an online town hall on gun control and offered advice on his weapon of choice.

RELATED STORY: Biden gives parenting advice, reloads shotgun line


Filed under: Guns • Joe Biden
February 20th, 2013
01:10 PM ET

'Houdini horse' is an escape artist

There's no stalling one expert lock pickin' horse when she wants to escape. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos
February 20th, 2013
01:09 PM ET

How the reported Chinese hackers worked

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the allegations of Chinese hackers targeting U.S. companies and how they might have worked.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • China • Tech
February 20th, 2013
01:09 PM ET

First lady: Bangs are my midlife crisis

First lady Michelle Obama tells host Rachael Ray that her haircut is her "midlife crisis." CNN's Kate Bolduan has more.

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Filed under: Kate Bolduan • Michelle Obama
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