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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.

September 3rd, 2014
07:09 PM ET

What we can learn from the horror of ISIS

CNN's Nic Robertson details the barbaric fighting and recruiting techniques used by ISIS.


Filed under: National security • Nic Robertson • Terror
March 31st, 2014
07:06 PM ET

Sources call MH370 turn a 'criminal act'

Government sources say the new map showing a different flight path is a "criminal act" and committed by someone on board.

March 10th, 2014
02:10 PM ET

Police: Iranian booked tickets for two passengers with stolen passports

Three days after Malaysia Airlines flight 370 vanished, new details are emerging about the two passengers traveling with stolen passports. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.


Filed under: "Wolf" • Iran • Malaysia Airlines flight 370 • Nic Robertson
January 17th, 2014
06:42 PM ET

Putin to gays: Leave children in peace

Russian President Vladimir Putin assures gay individuals that they are safe, but asks that they leave children in peace.


Filed under: Nic Robertson • Olympics • Russia • Vladimir Putin
December 19th, 2013
07:11 PM ET

London theater's ceiling fell 5 stories

News that broke in "The Situation Room": A historic theater in London collapsed in the middle of a performance. CNN's Nic Robertson, live outside the Apollo Theatre, gets the latest details from Nick Harding of the London Fire Brigade.


Filed under: infrastructure • London • Nic Robertson
December 19th, 2013
06:44 PM ET

Witness: People were climbing over us

News that broke in "The Situation Room": A historic theater in London collapses in the middle of a show. Two witnesses inside the Apollo Theater say the crowd panicked, and then people began climbing over them to get out. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.


Filed under: infrastructure • London • Nic Robertson
December 4th, 2013
06:50 PM ET

Train engineer may face criminal charges

We know that the engineer of the Metro North train that crashed in New York on Sunday was "in a daze" when he entered a 30 mph-zone at 82 mph, but new questions are being raised as to whether he will face charges for criminally negligent homicide. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

November 27th, 2013
07:31 PM ET

CNN Great Race Home finish line

Millions of you will be traveling today, tomorrow, and into the weekend, facing poor weather, flight delays, jammed highways – in a nutshell, miserable Thanksgiving travel conditions. We signed up three of our own intrepid reporters to join you on the road, along the tracks, and in the sky for CNN's Great Race Home. We followed along on air and online as Nic Robertson, Lisa Desjardins, and Brian Todd raced from New York City to Washington, DC, via plane, train, and automobile, respectively. Here, watch the conclusion to the epic race, as a dead-last Brian Todd comes running into The Situation Room.

Happy Thanksgiving, and safe travels!

November 27th, 2013
12:40 PM ET

Plane, train or automobile? CNN's "Great Race Home"!

Poor weather, flight delays, jammed highways - in a nutshell, miserable pre-Thanksgiving travel conditions. Sounds like a great time for a race!

We've signed up three of our own u̶n̶l̶u̶c̶k̶y̶ ̶s̶o̶u̶l̶s̶ ̶w̶i̶t̶h̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶s̶h̶o̶r̶t̶ ̶s̶t̶r̶a̶w̶s̶ intrepid reporters to see who might get from New York to the set of "The Situation Room" here in Washington first: Nic Robertson in a plane, Lisa Desjardins on a train, or Brian Todd in a car.

The man going 500 mph in the air might be your first choice, but this is Thanksgiving, and all the long-line-missed-flight-delayed-takeoff trimmings could be in play.

Millions of you will be traveling today, and these three will be joining you. Which is the fastest way to get from point A to point B on this crazy travel day? Let's see how they do in this v̶e̶r̶y̶ ̶s̶e̶r̶i̶o̶u̶s̶ quite unscientific venture. Follow along here, on CNN TV, and on Twitter (#CNNGreatRaceHome) from noon ET through the afternoon!

FULL STORY

Filed under: Brian Todd • CNN Great Race Home • Lisa Desjardins • Nic Robertson • Travel
July 25th, 2011
07:28 PM ET

Friends of Norway suspect speak out

CNN's Nic Robertson takes a look at how friends describe the man accused of the Norway attacks.

RELATED STORY: Norway terrorist suspect pleads not guilty


Filed under: Crime • Nic Robertson • Norway