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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 5-7pm ET on CNN.

September 18th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

California wildfire apparently arson

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the latest wildfire ravaging over 70,000 acres in California. Full story

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Filed under: California • Dan Simon • Environment • fire
February 14th, 2014
07:34 PM ET

American farmers facing drought disaster

CNN's Miguel Marquez reports on the drought farmers are facing out West.


Filed under: Environment • Miguel Marquez • science • Weather
February 14th, 2014
07:31 PM ET

The science behind our extreme weather

Droughts in California, snowstorms on the East Coast, floods in the UK's. CNN's Brian Todd looks at the science that connects the extreme weather patterns across the globe.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Environment • Weather
August 21st, 2013
09:09 AM ET

Growing certainty about global warming

A UN panel says scientists are now 95% sure that human activity is behind the sharp increase in global temperatures since the 1950s. CNN's Tom Foreman shows us at the evidence and the effects.


Filed under: Climate change • Environment • Tom Foreman
August 21st, 2013
09:00 AM ET

Rising number of dolphin deaths alarm biologists

A measles-like virus could be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of bottlenose dolphins along the East Coast - an unusual spike that has scientists concerned.


Filed under: Brian Todd • dolphin • Environment • ocean
August 19th, 2013
11:29 AM ET

Face-to-face with a great white shark

CNN's Brian Todd updates us on the story of a research vessel off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, after the group captured, tagged, and released a 12-foot great white shark they named Betsy.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Environment • ocean • shark
March 25th, 2013
10:31 AM ET

Toxic algae causes manatee deaths

CNN's John Zarrella reports on how toxic algae is leading to the death of manatees in Florida.


Filed under: Animals • Environment • Florida • John Zarrella