Today's Situation Room:

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.

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 16th, 2013
08:36 AM ET

NTSB: UPS cargo plane investigation begins

CNN's René Marsh reports that evidence recovered from the UPS plane crash has been taken to Washington for examination.


Filed under: Air travel • NTSB • Rene Marsh
August 16th, 2013
08:27 AM ET

The fight over a rodeo clown

After many on the left were outraged about a rodeo clown that mocked Pres. Obama, the right has fought back, calling it "worse than political correctness" and supporting the clown's right to free speech. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Politics
August 16th, 2013
08:18 AM ET

Army general faces rare court-martial

CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on an illicit affair between an Army general and one of his junior officers that ultimately led to charges of sexual assault.


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Military
August 16th, 2013
08:13 AM ET

Ron Paul: Christie "offers nothing"

Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul discusses the future of the GOP with Wolf Blitzer, saying that he wouldn't support Chris Christie if he was the nominee and that his son Sen. Rand Paul is "certainly capable" to be commander-in-chief.


Filed under: Chris Christie • GOP • Rand Paul • Ron Paul
August 16th, 2013
08:09 AM ET

The story behind the "Dream"

Brian Todd reports on a Time magazine article that reveals new details about the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.


Filed under: history • Martin Luther King
August 16th, 2013
08:06 AM ET

Sen. McCain: "A blow to our credibility"

Sen. John McCain criticizes the Obama administration's handling of Egypt, arguing that "We violated our own rule of law" and "undercut our own values" by not calling the overthrow of Pres. Mohamed Morsy's government a "coup."


Filed under: Egypt • John McCain • U.S. Foreign Aid
August 16th, 2013
08:02 AM ET

Should the U.S. cut off aid to Egypt?

Wolf Blitzer asks two top diplomats, former State Department press secretary P.J. Crowley and former Middle East negotiator Aaron David Miller, if the United States should ends its annual $1.6 billion-dollar military aid package to Egypt after the recent surge in violence.


Filed under: Egypt • U.S. Foreign Aid