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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.

June 11th, 2013
02:41 PM ET

Why did U.S. leaker hide in Hong Kong?

CNN's Anna Coren examines why the NSA leaker, Edward Snowden, might have chosen to hide out in Hong Kong.

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Filed under: Anna Coren • Edward Snowden • Hong Kong • NSA leaks
June 11th, 2013
02:39 PM ET

Animals get their heads stuck where?

Two deer and a kitty stuck their heads where? Jeanne Moos reports on critters that need a hand retrieving their heads.

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June 11th, 2013
02:38 PM ET

Is NSA leaker a hero or traitor?

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Kathleen Mcclellan debate whether the NSA leaker handled himself appropriately.

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Filed under: Edward Snowden • Jeffrey Toobin • NSA leaks
June 11th, 2013
02:34 PM ET

Intel expert: NSA leak puts U.S. at risk

Security experts say leaked information about NSA's surveillance program will make it harder to track terrorists.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • Edward Snowden • NSA leaks
June 11th, 2013
02:32 PM ET

Snowden's path to top secret clearance

Edward Snowden was just an IT guy, but he had plenty of access to top secret information. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

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Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Edward Snowden • NSA leaks
June 11th, 2013
02:29 PM ET

Before shooting rampage, a troubled life

Neighbors say that life was rough for John Zawahri, and a source told CNN said he had a history of mental health issues.

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Filed under: California • Casey Wian • Santa Monica
June 11th, 2013
02:27 PM ET

Neighbor: NSA leaker always on computer

CNN's Brian Todd profiles NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

RELATED STORY: No sign of NSA leaker as U.S. investigation builds steam

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Filed under: Edward Snowden • NSA leaks
June 11th, 2013
02:25 PM ET

NSA leaker left Hawaii without a trace

CNN's Miguel Marquez digs into Edward Snowden's background and learns how he quit his job and fled to Hong Kong.

RELATED STORY: No sign of NSA leaker as U.S. investigation builds steam


Filed under: Edward Snowden • Miguel Marquez • NSA leaks