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Senator Rand Paul tells Wolf Blitzer that a recommended overhaul of NSA data collection doesn't go far enough.
Sen. Rand Paul was among the 36 who said no to the budget passed by the Senate. He explains his vote to Wolf Blitzer.
The Senate passes a bi-partisan budget plan that will set spending levels for the next two years.
President Obama is skipping the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia. CNN's Elise Labott reports.
Michelle Obama is hitting the airwaves as part of the effort to get as many people enrolled before December 23.
News that broke in "The Situation Room": The Pentagon is investigating whether six U.S. forces who died Tuesday morning in Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash or by enemy fire. CNN's Barbara Starr reports on what we know so far.
As one analysts says, "It's bizarre." Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is making his third trip to North Korea this week, where he will talk basketball and meet with Kim Jong-Un - just as the Korean dictator is shaking up his top leadership after executing his uncle. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
The auction site eBay confirms that George Zimmerman is selling his artwork on their site - with a bidding that now stands close to $100,000 for an original painting. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, reveals his annual "Wastebook" - a laundry list of government projects that he classifies as waste. CNN's Tom Foreman looks into what made this year's list, including a $1 million bus stop and salaries during the government shutdown.
The NSA leaker Edward Snowden, stuck in Russia where he has been granted temporary political asylum, has offered a deal to Brazil: In exchange for assistance in fighting NSA surveillance, give me political asylum. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.