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Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reports on the aftermath of the high-visibility terror attack on a Kabul hotel.
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.
Photos show a distant shot of Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel which was attacked by a group of Taliban fighters.
Guy rapping atop pole shuts down Times Square. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a traffic-stopping pole dance.
A journalist who was at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul at the time of the attack describes what she saw.
With political rhetoric focused on cutting spending, why are some lawmakers leasing costly cars at taxpayer expense? CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.
CNN's Brian Todd tours a nuclear plant in Nebraska that's now being threatened by flood waters.
Camera goes head to head with Michele Bachmann. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.