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Why are the North Koreans detaining an elderly American veteran of the Korean War? CNN's Brian Todd investigates the second case of a U.S. citizen currently detained in the Hermit Kingdom.
Senate Democrats took a historic step this afternoon, voting with a simple majority to implement the "nuclear option" - changing Senate rules so that only 51 votes are needed to approve some presidential nominees. In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Sen. John McCain decries the move, accusing many Democrats of "outright hypocrisy."
Just days after his latest arrest, George Zimmerman's estranged wife Shellie speaks out against her husband, saying she now has doubts about what happened the night he and Trayvon Martin met in Sanford, Florida.
Wolf Blitzer discusses her revelations with CNN's Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin and Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin.
The latest CNN/ORC poll numbers show Pres. Obama's approval rating has hit an all-time low, with only 41% approving of the job he's doing. Wolf Blitzer discusses with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni and CNN's Crossfire co-hosts Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich.
It's a historic change to Senate rules that lets a simple majority approve some presidential nominees. Democrats argue it's necessary given the obstructionism of Republicans; Republicans charge it will ruin the Senate. CNN's Dana Bash reports.