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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.

May 26th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Obama spends Memorial Day in Afghanistan

CNN's Jim Acosta looks at how the President spent Memorial Day weekend.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Acosta • National security • Politics • President Obama • Situation Room
May 21st, 2014
06:59 PM ET

Fact check: Has Obama improved the VA?

Weeks after CNN broke the story of deadly wait times at VA hospitals, President Barack Obama claimed that his administration has improved services for veterans, from job opportunities to VA funding. CNN's Tom Foreman investigates.

RELATED: Obama says Shinseki will stay, but misconduct will be punished


Filed under: President Obama • Tom Foreman • veteran
May 6th, 2014
07:31 PM ET

Dire new warning of climate catastrophe

Scorching heat and stronger hurricanes, floods and fires, torrential downpours and droughts: The White House is warning in a brand new report that the effects of climate change are here and only getting worse. CNN's Brian Todd investigates the report.

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Filed under: Climate change • President Obama • Weather
May 6th, 2014
06:59 PM ET

Obama: 'This is a terrible situation'

President Obama speaks out about Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist organization claiming responsibility for kidnapping more than 270 schoolgirls in Nigeria and threatening to sell them.

RELATED: Extremists groups on rise across Africa


Filed under: Boko Haram • International affairs • Nigeria • President Obama
April 29th, 2014
08:20 PM ET

North Korea's arsenal by the numbers

President Obama continues his tour of East Asia as the U.S. "pivots" to focus on the region. But one country is not laying out the red carpet for the President - and instead escalated tensions by conducting live-fire exercises. North Korea loves saber-rattling, but how powerful is their military? Here's a look at all the firepower they have stockpiled.

MORE: North Korea's live-fire exercises raise tensions


Filed under: National security • North Korea • President Obama
March 25th, 2014
08:06 PM ET

Obama takes a swipe at Putin

President Obama takes a trip overseas and a jab at Russia as it sends 10,000 more troops to the Ukrainian border. CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta reports.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • President Obama • Russia • Ukraine
March 25th, 2014
01:43 PM ET

Obama speaks to 'unity' in G8 decision

President Obama and other world leaders act to penalize Russia over its annexation of Crimea. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • President Obama • Russia • Ukraine
March 6th, 2014
04:19 PM ET

Obama: World must support Ukraine

President Obama makes a statement on the crisis in Ukraine. He announces the U.S. and the E.U. are laying the groundwork for international sanctions against Russian leaders and calls on the world to respect Ukraine's sovereignty, saying borders cannot "be re-drawn over the heads of democratic leaders."


Filed under: President Obama • Russia • Ukraine
March 5th, 2014
08:12 PM ET

GOP leaders slam Obama over Ukraine

More and more Republicans are slaming President Obama over the crisis in Ukraine, with some going so far as to connect the dots between Kiev and Benghazi. CNN's Dana Bash reports on the politics in Washington.


Filed under: Dana Bash • Lindsey Graham • President Obama • Russia • Ukraine • Washington
February 27th, 2014
07:28 PM ET

Magic: Obama new initiative will work

Former NBA star Magic Johnson, actor Jesse Williams, and CNN anchor Don Lemon talk to Wolf Blitzer about President Obama's new initiative for young men of color, "My Brother's Keeper."

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Filed under: "My Brother's Keeper" program • Don Lemon • Interviews • President Obama • race
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