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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 5-7pm ET on CNN.

April 4th, 2013
12:13 PM ET

Special 6pm ET edition of the Situation Room: North Korean Crisis

North Korea, which unleashed another round of scathing rhetoric accusing the United States of pushing the region to the "brink of war," could be planning a missile launch soon, a U.S. official said Thursday.

As tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula, Wolf Blitzer takes us inside the conflict and explains what's at stake during a special edition of The Situation Room: North Korean Crisis, airing at 6pm eastern (3pm pacific) and again at 1am eastern (10pm pacific).

In this hour of special coverage, Wolf will be joined by Fareed Zakaria, Christiane Amanpour, Former National Security Spokesperson Tommy Vietor, Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Christopher Hill, Kyung Lah in Seoul, David McKenzie from Beijing, Tom Foreman from the virtual studio, Chris Lawrence from the Pentagon, Brianna Keilar from the White House, Mary Snow in New York, and more.

Wolf Blitzer, who reported from North Korea in 2010 during another time of crisis, will also share his insights into the situation now.

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Filed under: North Korea • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
April 4th, 2013
10:30 AM ET

How Korean war might play out

CNN's Tom Foreman and retired General James "Spider" Marks map out potential strategies if North Korea attacks South Korea.

RELATED STORY: Amid Pyongyang bluster, a hint of a missile launch


Filed under: Military • North Korea • Tom Foreman • World
April 4th, 2013
10:23 AM ET

The man who changed TV and the world

Ted Turner talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about his life and new book.

RELATED STORY: Ted Turner to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on what he misses about CNN: "The action. Lots of action."

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Filed under: Interviews • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
April 4th, 2013
10:21 AM ET

Obama praises Colorado's gun laws

Colorado now requires background checks for new gun purchases and limits gun magazines to 15 rounds. CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.

RELATED STORY: Obama on background checks: 'Practical progress' on gun violence


Filed under: Colorado • Guns • Jessica Yellin • Politics • President Obama
April 4th, 2013
10:18 AM ET

Obama's strategy on gun control

John King and David Gergen discuss if Obama's push for gun control will lead to results.

RELATED STORY: Hutchinson clarifies position on background checks


Filed under: Guns • John King • Politics • President Obama
April 4th, 2013
09:28 AM ET

Bubba Watson's hovercraft is for real

Bubba's golf cart hovercraft will cost you $40,000. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the story behind Bubba's new "driver."

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Sports