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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.

August 1st, 2013
07:00 PM ET

Castro: 'I'm a normal person'

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro speaks out as he's sentenced in court to life without parole plus 1,000 years.

RELATED STORY: Judge sentences Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life, plus 1,000 years

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Filed under: Ariel Castro • Brian Todd • Ohio
August 1st, 2013
06:35 PM ET

Michelle Knight: 'I cried every night'

The families of Ariel Castro's victims expressed raw emotion during his sentencing. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

RELATED STORY: Judge sentences Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life, plus 1,000 years


Filed under: Ariel Castro • Martin Savidge • Ohio
October 26th, 2012
06:10 PM ET

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in Ohio

A new CNN ORC International poll reveals that Romney and Obama are statistically tied in Ohio. John King breaks it down in the Magic Wall.

RELATED STORY: CNN Poll: Obama 50%-Romney 46% in Ohio updated Fri October 26, 2012


Filed under: 2012 election • John King • Magic Wall • Ohio • polls
October 25th, 2012
11:00 AM ET

Is Ohio must-win for Romney?

Can Mitt Romney win the White House without the Buckeye State? CNN's John King shows a scenario at the magic wall.

RELATED POST: Poll shows five-point edge for Obama in Ohio


Filed under: 2012 election • battleground states • John King • Magic Wall • Ohio • Politics
August 8th, 2012
03:32 PM ET

Did man try to copycat theater shooting?

Police in Ohio arrested a man at a "Dark Knight Rises" screening with multiple weapons. Deborah Feyerick reports.


Filed under: Deborah Feyerick • Ohio • weapons
August 1st, 2012
10:55 AM ET

Ohio's important role in the election

CNN's John King examines the role the Buckeye State could play in deciding the presidential race in November.

RELATED STORY: In Ohio, swing state politics have real-life impact


Filed under: 2012 election • Hunger • John King • Ohio • Unemployment
February 28th, 2012
06:36 PM ET

School shootings: How to respond

CNN's Brian Todd speaks with a security expert on how to prevent a school shooting.

RELATED STORY: Why does America lead the world in school shootings?

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Crime • Education • Ohio • School shooting • Situation Room