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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.

April 16th, 2014
07:31 PM ET

Ukrainian troops face militants in east

Ukrainian troops seeking to secure eastern towns are met by pro-Russian militants - and in many cases, forced to give up equipment or turn in their weapons. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.


Filed under: International affairs • Nick Paton Walsh • Russia • Ukraine
April 16th, 2014
07:29 PM ET

Students trapped in sinking ferry

CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the massive search effort to find those trapped in the sinking South Korean ferry.


Filed under: Paula Hancocks • South Korea
April 16th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

New video reveals details about al Qaeda

U.S. officials are combing through new al Qaeda video to learn as much as they can about the group and any planned attacks. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

MORE: Massive al Qaeda meeting caught on tape


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • National security
April 16th, 2014
07:05 PM ET

Co-pilot's phone signals raise questions

Investigators and analysts are questioning the signals sent by the cell phone of MH370's co-pilot during the flight. CNN's Pamela Brown investigates.

April 16th, 2014
02:41 PM ET

See why Navy paid $3 billion for this ship

The U.S. Navy's newest stealth destroyer is twice as long as the Statue of Liberty - and it barely shows up on radar. See the amazing new capabilities that cost $3 billion.


Filed under: Military • National security • U.S. Navy