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.

October 14th, 2014
06:47 PM ET

Did budget cuts impact Ebola research?

Dr. Leslie Lobel, Dr. Seema Yasmin, and Dr. Xand van Tulleken weigh in on whether we should be farther along in our knowledge about Ebola.

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Filed under: Ebola • Health • Wolf Blitzer • Xand van Tulleken
October 14th, 2014
06:06 PM ET

CDC Director: Nurse's infection 'unacceptable'

CDC Director Thomas Frieden discusses the latest Ebola crisis developments, including the Dallas nurse who is infected and NBC's Nancy Snyderman, who is in hot water after violating her quarantine. Full story

Filed under: Ebola • Health • Thomas Frieden • Wolf Blitzer
October 13th, 2014
06:51 PM ET

Could experimental drug help Texas nurse?

Wolf Blitzer asks Dr. Anthony Fauci if the Texas nurse infected with Ebola should receive experimental medicine.

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Filed under: Anthony Fauci • drugs • Ebola • Health • Wolf Blitzer
Wolf Blitzer's 'Roots'
October 13th, 2014
01:32 PM ET

Wolf Blitzer's 'Roots' airs tonight

Thirteen of CNN's anchors and hosts trace their family roots across the globe and back in time. Wolf's ROOTS special will be airing tonight, 5 p.m. ET.

Don't miss the two-hour ROOTS special, Tuesday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Enjoy these photos of a young Wolf Blitzer posing while living in Germany in the late 1940s. His parents moved there from Poland after World War II. See more


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Filed under: ROOTS • Wolf Blitzer
October 10th, 2014
09:37 PM ET

Hunter: Terrorists crossed U.S. border

Rep. Jason Chaffetz reacts to the latest statement by Rep. Duncan Hunter that PKK members have crossed the U.S. border. Read more

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Filed under: Duncan Hunter • ISIS • Jason Chaffetz • National security • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
October 10th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

Rand Paul: Govt. is underplaying Ebola

Sen. Rand Paul said Friday he doesn't want to "create panic" over Ebola, but stood by his belief that the virus is more contagious that the government is letting on.

"I understand people in government not wanting to create panic, and I don't want to create panic, either. But I think it's also a mistake on the other side of the coin to underplay the risk of this," the Kentucky Republican told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Full story

Sen. Paul on how GOP needs to help African Americans
He met with NAACP leaders in Ferguson, Missouri and tells Wolf Blitzer what Republicans should be doing. Read more

Sen. Paul: We shouldn't arm Syrian rebels

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Filed under: Ebola • Ferguson • ISIS • Rand Paul • Wolf Blitzer
October 10th, 2014
02:59 PM ET

Inside Malala's mission to help children

Malala Yousafzai, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, talks to Wolf Blitzer about her work against the suppression of children.

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Filed under: Malala Yousafzai • Wolf Blitzer
October 9th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

Did Ebola victim receive subpar care?

Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to a statement from the Ebola victim's nephew, who questions the treatment that Duncan received.

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Filed under: Ebola • Health • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
October 9th, 2014
12:10 PM ET

Top Homeland Security official: ISIS hasn't crossed border into U.S.

Washington (CNN) - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson blasted Rep. Duncan Hunter's suggestion that ISIS fighters have crossed the United States' southern border into Texas.

"Let's not unduly create fear and anxiety in the public by passing on speculation and rumor," Johnson said Wednesday on CNN's "Situation Room."

Hunter, a California Republican, claimed on Fox News on Tuesday night that he'd learned from Border Patrol officers that at least 10 ISIS fighters had been caught trying to cross the Mexican border - and that "you know there's going to be dozens more that did not get caught by the Border Patrol." Full story

More: Jeh Johnson: Ebola outbreak 'manageable'

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Filed under: Ebola • Health • homeland security • ISIS • Jeh Johnson • National security • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
October 2nd, 2014
02:36 PM ET

Ebola victim's half-brother speaks

Wilfred Smallwood, the half-brother of the first U.S. patient diagnosed with Ebola, Thomas Eric Duncan, speaks to CNN.

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Filed under: "Wolf" • Ebola • Health • Wolf Blitzer
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