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June 29th, 2011
07:29 PM ET

Kabul on edge after hotel attack

Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reports on the aftermath of the high-visibility terror attack on a Kabul hotel.

RELATED: Afghanistan blames militant network for hotel siege


Filed under: Afghanistan • Barbara Starr • Terror
BLITZER’S BLOG: Sitting down with Rahm Emanuel and Bill Clinton in Chicago
June 29th, 2011
02:19 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Sitting down with Rahm Emanuel and Bill Clinton in Chicago

Chicago (CNN) - I’ve covered Rahm Emanuel for many years – going back to 1992 when he was a young political aide to then-Governor Bill Clinton who was running for president. He later joined President Clinton at the White House before heading back to his native Chicago to make some money in the financial investment business. After that, he came back to Washington as a congressman and remained as President Barack Obama’s first White House Chief of Staff. But I must say I have never seen him as enthusiastic and excited as he is now as Mayor of Chicago.
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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Chicago • Rahm Emanuel • Wolf Blitzer
June 28th, 2011
10:01 PM ET

First photos from Kabul hotel attack

Photos show a distant shot of Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel which was attacked by a group of Taliban fighters.

RELATED: Attack on luxury hotel in Kabul ends with deaths of 6 Taliban


Filed under: Afghanistan • Wolf Blitzer
June 28th, 2011
09:36 PM ET

Traffic stopping pole dance

Guy rapping atop pole shuts down Times Square. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a traffic-stopping pole dance.

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Filed under: Dancing • Jeanne Moos • New York • Times Square
June 28th, 2011
09:30 PM ET

Witness: NATO troops at Kabul hotel

A journalist who was at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul at the time of the attack describes what she saw.

RELATED: Attack on luxury hotel in Kabul ends with deaths of 6 Taliban


Filed under: Afghanistan
June 28th, 2011
09:28 PM ET

Rep. Kucinich talks to CNN in Syria

CNN's Hala Gorani talks to Rep. Dennis Kucnich about criticism over his Syrian trip and his meeting with Pres. al-Assad.

RELATED: U.S. lawmaker on fact-finding mission to Syria


Filed under: Dennis Kucinich • Hala Gorani • Syria
June 28th, 2011
09:25 PM ET

Taxpayers taken for a ride?

With political rhetoric focused on cutting spending, why are some lawmakers leasing costly cars at taxpayer expense? CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

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Filed under: Congress
June 28th, 2011
09:22 PM ET

Flood creeps up on Nebraska nuclear plant

CNN's Brian Todd tours a nuclear plant in Nebraska that's now being threatened by flood waters.

RELATED: Nebraska nuclear plant officials reject comparisons to Fukushima

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Nebraska • Nuclear
June 28th, 2011
09:19 PM ET

Bulger wants FBI leaks stopped

CNN's Deborah Feyerick has the latest in the government's case against reputed mobster James "Whitey" Bulger.

RELATED: 'Whitey' Bulger wants FBI leaks stopped


Filed under: Situation Room • Whitey Bulger
June 28th, 2011
07:33 PM ET

Michele Bachmann 'antics'

Camera goes head to head with Michele Bachmann. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Jeanne Moos • Michele Bachmann
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