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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 5th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

Obama's 'best looking' remark causes stir

President Obama stirs up a hornets' nest with a comment about California's attorney general. CNN's Rene Marsh explains.

RELATED STORY: Obama apologizes for quip, which some called sexist


Filed under: Barack Obama • Gender • Kamala Harris • Women
April 5th, 2013
10:22 AM ET

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

Two medium-range missiles have been loaded onto mobile launchers in North Korea and are ready to be launched, South Korea's semi-official Yonhap news agency reported Friday, citing military sources in Seoul.

With tensions escalating on the Korean Peninsula, Wolf Blitzer continues to take us inside the conflict with a special edition of The Situation Room: North Korean Crisis airing Friday at 6pm ET on CNN. The hour-long special will air after the regularly scheduled 5pm ET hour of The Situation Room.

How do you think the U.S. should respond to North Korea’s threats and actions?

RELATED VIDEO: Alaska might be in range of North Korea
Retired General James "Spider" Marks says a North Korea missile can't reach Hawaii or California but some parts of Alaska may be reachable.

RELATED VIDEO: Life in North Korea
Wolf Blitzer gives us a look behind the scenes at daily life for people in the closed-off dictatorship of North Korea


Filed under: North Korea • Wolf Blitzer
April 5th, 2013
09:35 AM ET

This guy's mustache can dance

Watch this man's mustache "dance." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the toothless talent with the magic mustache.

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Filed under: Entertainment • Jeanne Moos
April 5th, 2013
09:29 AM ET

Fired Rutgers coach to get a big bonus

Rutgers University is going to pay former basketball coach Mike Rice a $100,000 bonus after he was fired. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

RELATED STORY: Rutgers basketball assistant resigns after video surfaces


Filed under: Sports
April 5th, 2013
09:21 AM ET

Cancer patients turned away from clinics

Forced spending cuts are reducing Medicare payments and resulting in cancer patients being turned away by clinics. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

RELATED STORY: Obama to propose changes to Medicare and Social Security in new budget

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Filed under: Budget cuts • cancer • Health • Lisa Sylvester • Medicare