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December 11th, 2014
06:39 PM ET

N. Korea defector: Hungry is humiliation

North Korea defectors, Yeonmi Park and Joseph Kim, speak about the brutality they endured. CNN's Elise Labott reports.

December 8th, 2014
06:40 PM ET

U.S. bases, embassies on high alert

U.S. military bases and embassies are on high alert amid fear they may be targeted after the release of a torture report.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • Marines • Military • National security
November 20th, 2014
06:42 PM ET

North Korea threatens more nuclear tests

North Korea threatens they will conduct nuclear tests in response to the U.N. probing into human rights violations.

November 18th, 2014
09:07 PM ET

5 killed in synagogue stabbing attack

Four rabbis - including three Americans - and a policeman were killed in a terror attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem.

Kerry: Jerusalem attacks an 'atrocity'
Secretary of State John Kerry calls on leaders to "lead their people" to peaceful actions after the Jerusalem attack.

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Filed under: Ben Wedeman • Elise Labott • Israel • John Kerry • National security • Terror
November 14th, 2014
06:46 PM ET

ISIS hit with coalition airstrikes

The U.S. and other coalition forces unleash 33 airstrikes on key ISIS locations. Elise Labott reports on their effect.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • ISIS • National security • Terror
November 13th, 2014
06:47 PM ET

U.S. may reevaluate ISIS strategy

Elise Labott reports that the U.S. may reevaluate its strategy to combat ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
November 12th, 2014
05:27 PM ET

New ISIS plan to include Assad's removal?

Elise Labott reports the White House is reviewing new strategies to defeat ISIS, including Bashar al-Assad's removal. Full story

White House seeks new ISIS strategy
Wolf Blitzer talks to Rep. Ed Royce about the White House's new ISIS strategy that involves removing Bashar al-Assad.

November 3rd, 2014
06:29 PM ET

North Korea's dangerous new weapon

New satellite images show North Korea is developing a submarine capable of launching long-range ballistic missiles.

October 30th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

Kim Jong Un back in spotlight after break

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is back in the public eye after disappearing. CNN's Elise Labott has more.

October 29th, 2014
06:19 PM ET

Report: Officials shot for watching soap operas

According to South Korean reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed party officials for watching soap operas.

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