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August 29th, 2013
08:20 PM ET

New video may prove chemical weapons use

Chris Lawrence speaks with an expert who says new video from inside Syria clearly shows evidence of a chemical weapons attack.

Warning: This video is graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Chris Lawrence • Syria
August 23rd, 2013
07:19 PM ET

"Take that red line and toss it in the garbage"

American allies are outraged at an alleged chemical attack in Syria, and some wonder when or if the U.S. will intervene.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Chris Lawrence • Military • Syria
August 21st, 2013
08:12 PM ET

Manning attorneys seek pardon from Obama

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning received a 35-year sentence for stealing classified documents and giving them to WikiLeaks. CNN's Chris Lawrence was in the courtroom today.


Filed under: Bradley Manning • Chris Lawrence • Wikileaks
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 8th, 2013
11:33 AM ET

2012: Massive fire on nuclear sub

A fire burns for more than 12 hours aboard nuclear powered submarine. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

RELATED STORY: Man torches $400 million nuke sub; Navy's budget struggles for air


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • fire • Submarine • U.S. Navy
August 6th, 2013
11:11 AM ET

Al Qaeda leader orders immediate action

Officials say al Qaeda's leader ordered a terrorist act, and that is what led to the closure of U.S. embassies.

RELATED STORY: Source: al Qaeda leader urged affiliate to 'do something'


Filed under: al Qaeda • Chris Lawrence • Terror
July 5th, 2013
11:30 AM ET

U.S. military aid to Egypt on the line

Billions of U.S. aid to Egypt is on the line depending on how Egypt handles its crisis. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports

RELATED STORY: Egyptian interim president nominates two for leadership posts


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Egypt • U.S. Foreign Aid
July 4th, 2013
11:27 AM ET

Gitmo detainee has Match.com profile

Dating sites. Book deals. Guantanamo Bay detainees are reaching out to the world. Chris Lawrence reports.

RELATED STORY: U.S. rejects call to stop force-feedings at Guantanamo for Ramadan


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Gitmo
June 21st, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Congress alarmed by NSA vetting firm

The company that vetted Edward Snowden is now under investigation for failing to conduct quality background checks.

RELATED STORY: Obama takes NSA controversy to nascent watchdog group


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • NSA leaks
June 20th, 2013
11:22 AM ET

Critics attack planned talks with Taliban

The Obama administration plans to send a high-level official to Qatar, where the Taliban have opened an office.

RELATED STORY: Trust low, but U.S. says talks with Taliban will go on


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Qatar • Taliban
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