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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 12th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

Bush 41 takes a dive on his 90th birthday

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates his 90th birthday by skydiving near his summer home in Maine. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: George H. W. Bush • Politics • Tom Foreman
June 12th, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Brat speaks out after shocking GOP victory

After his primary victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor sent shock waves through Washington, Republican Dave Brat breaks his silence in an interview with CNN's Joe Johns about immigration and border security.


Filed under: GOP • Joe Johns • Politics
June 12th, 2014
07:14 PM ET

The new Osama bin Laden?

As ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, continues its bloody rampage across Iraq, many wonder who is the man at the head of an organization so brutally skilled and universally feared. He's been called the most dangerous terrorist in the world and the next Osama bin Laden. CNN's Brian Todd profiles Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Filed under: International affairs • Terror
June 12th, 2014
07:11 PM ET

Will the U.S. military intervene in Iraq?

As the world's most brutal terror group rampages across Iraq, seizing more cities along the way, the U.S. weighs what options it has to stop the violent spree and prevent the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from establishing its own territory. CNN's Barbara Starr looks at the options.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Terror