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December 31st, 2013
07:25 PM ET

MSNBC host sorry for mocking Romneys

An MSNBC host apologizes for poking fun at a family photo of the Romneys and their new grandkid, who is black.


Filed under: Lisa Desjardins • Mitt Romney
December 31st, 2013
07:24 PM ET

Congress moves on after forgettable 2013

CNN's Dana Bash talks to U.S. senators about the past year's political gridlock on Capitol Hill.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash
December 31st, 2013
07:23 PM ET

Awaiting air rescue of ice-bound ship

Matthew Chance reports the latest on the rescue of the marooned research crew near Antarctica.


Filed under: Matthew Chance
December 30th, 2013
07:26 PM ET

Train derailment causes fiery explosion

A train carrying oil in North Dakota derailed, causing a massive explosion.


Filed under: Disaster • Jake Tapper • North Dakota
December 30th, 2013
07:21 PM ET

Russia bombings raise Olympic fears

A pair of deadly blasts is raising questions about Russia's ability to handle security at the upcoming Winter Olympics.


Filed under: Jill Dougherty • Scott Blackmun • Tom Fuentes
December 30th, 2013
07:07 PM ET

Poll: Afghanistan war support at new low

While it's no secret that American public support for the war in Afghanistan is low, new numbers reveal just how low.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Acosta
December 30th, 2013
07:06 PM ET

Report: NSA hackers intercept computers

A young generation of NSA hackers may be intercepting computer shipments and creating "dummy" web pages to monitor users.


Filed under: Brian Todd • NSA leaks
December 30th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

GOP leaders dispute new Benghazi report

Republicans dispute a New York Times report that found no evidence of Al Qaeda involvement in the 2012 Benghazi attack.


Filed under: Benghazi • Jill Dougherty
December 26th, 2013
08:26 PM ET

"New Amsterdam": Colorado preparing for legal pot sales

2014 is just around the corner - and with it, the legal sale of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports from Denver, where the state government and many businesses are hoping - and preparing – for millions in taxes and profit from the first year of sales.


Filed under: Ana Cabrera • Colorado • marijuana
December 26th, 2013
08:19 PM ET

U.S. sending Iraq weapons to fight al Qaeda

The U.S. is sending Hellfire rockets and drones to the Iraqi government to aid them in their campaign against terrorism. CNN's Elise Labott and Johns Hopkins University's Vali Nasr weigh in.


Filed under: Drone • Elise Labott • Iraq • Vali Nasr
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