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February 19th, 2014
07:29 PM ET

Activists beaten in Sochi on camera

New video has emerged of Sochi police beating members of the outspoken political activists and punk band Pussy Riot in the middle of the Winter Olympics. CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the fallout for Russian police.


Filed under: Ivan Watson • Olympics • Pussy Riot • Russia
February 19th, 2014
07:26 PM ET

Obama influence overseas waning?

CNN's Jim Acosta takes a look at President Obama and the obstacles he is facing in taking action in Ukraine and Syria. Is his foreign policy weakening the U.S.'s position overseas?


Filed under: foreign policy • Jim Acosta • President Obama
February 19th, 2014
06:59 PM ET

VIDEO: Fiery Ukraine clashes

With exclusive, new video of Tuesday's deadly clashes in Kiev, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Steven Pifer, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, discuss the ongoing protests rocking the eastern European country.

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Filed under: must-see video • Ukraine
February 19th, 2014
06:57 PM ET

Odd couple fights for felons' voting rights

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, joins Attorney General Eric Holder and the Obama administration in their fight to help ex-convicts win back their voting rights.


Filed under: Eric Holder • Joe Johns • Rand Paul • Voter registration
February 19th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

VIDEO: U.S. bomb drops on U.S. base

The U.S. Air Force calls a bomb they almost dropped on an American outpost in eastern Afghanistan a 'major target mistake.' CNN's Barbara Starr has the dramatic, new video of the near disaster.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Air Force • Barbara Starr • Military
February 19th, 2014
06:36 PM ET

Obama writes to armless football star

After his story was featured on The Situation Room, Isaac Lufkin received a letter of congratulations from Pres. Obama.

RELATED: Check out Isaac's story, a unique high school student with big dreams.


Filed under: NFL • President Obama • Sports
February 19th, 2014
06:34 PM ET

Why should Americans care about Ukraine?

CNN's Tom Foreman is with the Washington Post's Max Fisher to explain just how important the protests in Ukraine are to American and Russian interests.


Filed under: Tom Foreman • Ukraine
February 19th, 2014
12:23 PM ET

Wolf and Newt spar over Nugent comments

In controversial new comments, musician and gun rights advocate Ted Nugent called Pres. Obama a "subhuman mongrel." CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Newt Gingrich argue about the comments and the media's coverage of them.

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Filed under: Newt Gingrich • Ted Nugent
February 19th, 2014
12:17 PM ET

Bode Miller talks Olympics controversy

In an interview with CNN's Rachel Nichols, Olympic skier Bode Miller talks about his Bronze medal at Sochi and the controversial, emotional interview with NBC.


Filed under: Olympics • Rachel Nichols • Russia
February 19th, 2014
12:11 PM ET

Was Iran behind major hacking of U.S. Navy?

Last October, a massive cyber attack hit the American military's websites, and some think Iran was behind it. CNN's Brian Todd reports on the threat of all-out cyber war between the U.S. and Iran.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Cyberwarfare • Iran
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