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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.

February 10th, 2014
07:51 PM ET

American's plea from North Korean prison

In new video, Kenneth Bae, the American detained in North Korea, is interviewed back at a prison camp after his hospitalization. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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February 7th, 2014
07:34 PM ET

North Korea moves American detainee back to labor camp

News that broke in "The Situation Room": CNN's Jim Sciutto reports that North Korea has moved American detainee Kenneth Bae back to a labor camp after allowing him to receive treatment at a hospital.


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January 24th, 2014
07:47 PM ET

Rodman in trouble for Kim Jong Un gifts?

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman could be facing charges for the lavish gifts he gave leader Kim Jong-Un that may have broken international sanctions on North Korea. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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January 23rd, 2014
08:13 PM ET

North Korea's new attempt at unity

News that broke in "The Situation Room": North Korea sends a letter of reconciliation and unity in an apparent attempt to soften relations with South Korea. CNN's Barabara Starr reports.


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January 21st, 2014
07:52 PM ET

Kenneth Bae's sister: Good to see his face

Wolf Blitzer talks to Kenneth Bae's sister Terri Chung, who hopes the release of his taped "confession" from North Korea is the first step to his release.

If you want to help Kenneth Bae, Terri passed along these four steps:

  1. SIGN the petition and SHARE the linkwww.change.org/FreeKenNow
  2. WRITE letters to Kenneth: Let Kenneth know that he is not forgotten. Send letters to letterforkennethbae@gmail.com
  3. PRAY for Kenneth’s health and his return home soon.
  4. LEARN more and FOLLOW updates on Kenneth’s plight on www.freekennow.com.
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January 8th, 2014
08:10 AM ET

Fmr. ambassador: Rodman trip unhelpful

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, former Ambassador and State Department deputy Christopher Hill says Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea is "marginally unhelpful" for U.S. diplomacy - and could negatively impact the struggle to get American captive Kenneth Bae freed from North Korea.

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January 7th, 2014
07:11 PM ET

"Blinded by the payday": David Stern on Rodman's trip to North Korea

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Rachel Nichols, NBA Commissioner David Stern says the ex-NBA players participating in Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea were "blinded by the payday" - and makes it clear that they do not represent the league.

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January 7th, 2014
07:02 PM ET

Dennis Rodman erupts in CNN interview

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman angrily defends his trip to North Korea in a contentious interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo. Our own Brian Todd has the highlights - as well as the details of Rodman's itinerary in Pyongyang.


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January 6th, 2014
06:50 PM ET

Rodman's North Korea basketball birthday party

North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un turns 31 years-old on Wednesday, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed in Pyongyang Monday to celebrate. With him, a contingent of ex-NBA players, ready for a friendly game. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.


Filed under: basketball • Dennis Rodman • Karl Penhaul • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
January 1st, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Jong Un: U.S., South Korea 'war maniacs'

In a recent speech, North Korea's Kim Jong Un praised his uncle's execution and singled out the U.S. and South Korea.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
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