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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 19th, 2014
07:46 PM ET

ISIS terrorists behead American

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.

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August 19th, 2014
07:40 PM ET

New questions about Ferguson police tactics

After protests were marred by violence and a tough police crackdown Monday, there are new questions about the tactics used by authorities and whether or not they are appropriate. CNN's Brian Todd investigates.

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Filed under: Ferguson • National security • Politics
August 18th, 2014
07:18 PM ET

CNN reporter ordered to move by police

While reporting live from Ferguson, CNN's Don Lemon and nearby protesters are ordered out of their location by police.


Filed under: Don Lemon • Ferguson • Situation Room
August 18th, 2014
07:16 PM ET

U.S. airstrikes drive ISIS from Mosul dam

Are the latest round of airstrikes against ISIS an expansion of the U.S. mission in Iraq? CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: International affairs • Iraq • Situation Room
August 18th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

Who is Officer Darren Wilson?

CNN's Brian Todd profiles Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Ferguson • Situation Room
August 18th, 2014
07:13 PM ET

Radio caller gives cop's side of story

A woman claiming to be a friend of Darren Wilson called a radio station with her account of Michael Brown's death.


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Ferguson • Situation Room
August 15th, 2014
07:05 PM ET

How concerned is the U.S. by ISIS?

After forcing millions to flee their homes, U.S. intelligence is now trying to determine just how strong ISIS is.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • National security • Situation Room
August 14th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Rep.: Syrians arrest reporters, not U.S.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver says the local police were ill-equipped to handle protesters and disregarded the Constitution.


Filed under: Missouri • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
August 14th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Calls in Congress to demilitarize police

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the criticism of the "militarization" of American police, illustrated in Ferguson, Missouri.


Filed under: Brian Todd • National security
August 14th, 2014
07:05 PM ET

How U.S. forces deliver aid to Mt. Sinjar

CNN's Gary Tuchman joins U.S. forces as they deliver humanitarian aid to Yazidis trapped by ISIS on the Sinjar Mountains.


Filed under: Gary Tuchman • International affairs • Iraq
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