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Although the eyes of the world have drifted elsewhere, the civil war rages on in Syria. Our Fred Pleitgen reports from the Damascus suburbs where Bashar al-Assad's army is pushing out rebel fighters block by block, neighborhood by neighborhood.
Seven months after losing her left leg in the Boston marathon bombing, Heather Abbott is a strong survivor - not just re-learning to walk, but thriving with four-inch heels, and a renewed sense of confidence and dignity. CNN's Poppy Harlow reports.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving, actor Paul Walker lost his life in a tragic car accident, alongside his friend Roger Rodas. Tributes and memorials from around the world poured in over the weekend, with Walker's father telling CNN, "I always told him I loved him."
On the eve of "Cyber Monday," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the company is testing a new way to deliver packages to your home – with drones. How soon could a UAV with a special delivery be dropping by your doorstep? CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Nearly three days after a tug boat sank, divers discovered a hand waving in the water - and the sole survivor of the accident, living in an air pocket in the bow of the boat. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the miraculous rescue effort.
Startling new video emerged over the weekend, of an 85 year-old American veteran apologizing on North Korean television for war crimes committed during the Korean War. Although it is Merrill Newman of California reading an apology in the video, many are questioning its authenticity. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
In July, a speeding train killed 77 near Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Earlier in the same month, a freight train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-MĂ©gantic, Canada, killing 47. And just last May, two commuter trains in Connecticut collided, injuring more than 70. What is it with trains and safety? CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at what's behind most train wrecks.
Wolf Blitzer interviewed the NTSB's Earl Weener, who gave a preliminary breakdown of the New York City train crash that killed four passengers. Weener revealed that while the train was speeding through a 30 mph-zone at 82 mph when it derailed, investigators still do not know if human error was involved.
In what has become an important part of the awards show, Wolf Blitzer was back at the BET Soul Train Awards - this time to introduce the "Blue-Eyed Soul" segment with E! News Correspondent Alicia Quarles. Wolf talks about his appearance and how the tradition started.