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 5-7pm 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 5-7pm ET on CNN.

November 22nd, 2013
07:07 PM ET

Dallas ceremony marks JFK assassination

Dallas held its first official ceremony to commemorate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy after 50 years.


Filed under: Ed Lavandera • John F. Kennedy
November 22nd, 2013
07:05 PM ET

In-flight calls: To talk or not to talk?

CNN's Brian Todd reports on an FCC proposal to allow airline passengers to use cell phones in mid-flight.


Filed under: Air travel • Brian Todd
November 22nd, 2013
07:03 PM ET

Where's the anonymous shopping perk?

Obamacare designers wanted a site where shoppers browse plans anonymously. Brianna Keilar looks into the perk's absence.


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Obamacare
November 21st, 2013
08:12 PM ET

85 year-old American vet held in North Korea

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.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Merrill Newman • North Korea
November 21st, 2013
07:55 PM ET

Sen. McCain: Democrats are hypocrites

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."

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Filed under: "Nuclear option" • Interviews • John McCain • Senate
November 21st, 2013
07:26 PM ET

Epic parodies of the epic split

It was the split seen 'round the world. Now, Jean Claude Van Damme's "epic split" is being made fun of by parodies featuring Rob Ford, Channing Tatum, and bacon. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • viral video
November 21st, 2013
07:19 PM ET

Wife: Zimmerman became "a pacing lion"

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.


Filed under: George Zimmerman • Jeffrey Toobin • Sunny Hostin
November 21st, 2013
07:10 PM ET

Grim numbers for Obama's approval rating

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.

November 21st, 2013
06:59 PM ET

Senate Democrats pass "nuclear option"

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.


Filed under: "Nuclear option" • Dana Bash • Senate
November 20th, 2013
07:47 PM ET

Terror in Lebanon as Syria's war spills over

Suicide bombings targeting the Iranian embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and draw Lebanon deeper into neighboring Syria's civil war. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on the growing fears of sectarian violence in Lebanon.


Filed under: Lebanon • Mohammed Jamjoom • Syria • Terror
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