Today's Situation Room:

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.

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.

July 11th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

How does the Iron Dome work?

Israel says more than 100 rockets fired into its territory have been intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system.

March 13th, 2014
10:38 PM ET

Communications system adds to mystery

Numerous reports Thursday suggested that hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 lost transponder communication, its engines were sending out "pings." CNN's Tom Foreman explains how jumbo jets still communicate even after the transponders are turned off.

March 12th, 2014
08:23 PM ET

Breaking down possible wreckage images

CNN's Tom Foreman uses the Virtual Studio to explain why the three objects in the satellite images could be parts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

March 11th, 2014
08:01 PM ET

Inside a virtual Boeing 777

CNN's Tom Foreman sits inside the cockpit of a virtual Boeing 777 to examine different scenarios behind what went wrong with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

February 5th, 2014
06:48 PM ET

Inside Sochi's "Ring of Steel" security

Tom Foreman and the Heritage Foundation's Peter Brookes go inside the virtual Ring of Steel to examine security at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.


Filed under: Olympics • Russia • Tom Foreman • virtual studio
April 17th, 2013
08:29 PM ET

Mapping out the marathon terror attack

CNN's Tom Foreman and former FBI assistant director Tom Fuentes discuss three critical time periods in the investigation into Monday's Boston Marathon terror attack.

RELATED: Photos of evidence

March 29th, 2013
10:14 AM ET

How to save government money: goats!

CNN's Tom Foreman details a few of the 86,000 ideas submitted to the White House that could save the government money.

RELATED STORY: White House budget coming April 10


Filed under: Budget cuts • Tom Foreman • virtual studio
January 8th, 2013
12:01 PM ET

How fight over Hagel may play out

CNN's Tom Foreman breaks down the path for Chuck Hagel to be confirmed as secretary of defense.


Filed under: Chuck Hagel • Tom Foreman • virtual studio
December 11th, 2012
10:47 AM ET

Visualize the fiscal cliff

CNN's Tom Foreman provides a visual breakdown of our country's spending and why budget deals have stalled.

RELATED STORY: Obama, Boehner try to talk their way down from fiscal cliff


Filed under: fiscal cliff • Tom Foreman • virtual studio
November 16th, 2012
06:52 PM ET

Israel vs. Hamas: The Firepower

CNN's Tom Foreman uses CNN's virtual studio to show us the firepower on both sides of the Israel Hamas conflict.

RELATED STORY: Rockets strike near Israeli cities