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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

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Episodes

Iranian government arrests eight after teen protestor found dead

10/5/2022
In Iran, the government says eight people are under arrest after a young protestor was found dead. Also, there are fears that gas prices could once again surge as a group of oil producing nations are set to slash output. Plus, sources tell CNN the U.S. intelligence community now believes elements within the Ukrainian government authorized a car bombing that killed the daughter of a prominent Russian nationalist. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Trump goes to Supreme Court over Mar-a-Lago search

10/4/2022
Former President Trump files an emergency request at the Supreme Court, asking the justices to intervene in the dispute over materials seized at Mar-a-Lago. Plus, CNN is on the ground in Florida where rescuers are trying to reach survivors nearly a week after Hurricane Ian. Also, Iranian protestors brave bullets and beatings as fierce anti-regime demonstrations grow. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Hurricane Ian’s death toll rises to at least 104

10/3/2022
The death toll from Hurricane Ian surges to at least 104 people as urgent rescues are still underway and emergency crews track down survivors. Also, an exclusive CNN report from a key city just recaptured by Ukrainian forces. Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States joins to discuss the latest from the war zone. Plus, developments in the Oath Keepers seditious conspiracy trial which is now underway. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Ian strikes South Carolina

9/30/2022
Ian is striking South Carolina after making landfall again as a Category 1 hurricane. Piers are collapsing as emergency officials warn the storm remains an extreme threat right now. This comes as the massive scale of Ian’s destruction in Florida is still being revealed. Also tonight, Vladimir Putin is vowing victory after annexing one fifth of Ukraine. The U.S. and its allies are condemning the land grab as illegal. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Water rescues underway after Hurricane Ian kills at least 17

9/29/2022
Urgent rescues are underway as Florida suffers from catastrophic hurricane destruction for miles and miles leaving homes shredded and entire communities underwater. Ian has regained strength and is now a hurricane again, taking direct aim at the Carolinas and Georgia, threatening more homes and lives with devastating winds, storm surge, and flooding. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Hurricane Ian makes second landfall

9/28/2022
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis warns Hurricane Ian will cause a lot of damage throughout the state of Florida. As the catastrophic storm makes landfall, some towns expect storm surges of up to 17 feet which could cause significant flooding. This as winds near the core of Ian could exceed 150 mph with gusts up to 190 mph. CNN is live on the ground in Florida with the latest on the hurricane. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Florida braces for life-threatening storm surge as Ian nears

9/27/2022
Forecasts warn Hurricane Ian’s winds are extending, further threatening a wider area in Florida as the storm is now expected to move to shore in about 24 hours from now. Plus, Russia is claiming victory after the sham annexation votes in Ukraine. The United States is on alert for Vladimir Putin’s next move as Russians protest his war strategy and flee his military draft. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:38

Ian strengthens to Category 2 hurricane

9/26/2022
A new forecast for Hurricane Ian’s assault on Florida is being released this hour as evacuations begin and National Guard troops mobilize. Also, CNN’s new exclusive reporting on a mysterious phone call from the White House to a rioter on January 6th. The rioter's identity is now revealed as the House select committee is preparing to hold what is likely to be its final investigative hearing. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

“Sham” pro-Russia vote in Ukraine

9/23/2022
The West is condemning a sham vote now underway in Russian held parts of Ukraine. Putin is seeking a bogus endorsement of his violent takeover of territory as his war strategy ignites protest at home. Also, a CNN exclusive on Trump’s secret court fight as his lawyers look to block testimony by former Trump aides in a grand jury’s criminal probe of January 6th. Plus, U.S. stocks plunge to the lowest level in nearly two years. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Protests spread in Russia as Putin calls up 300,000 reservists

9/22/2022
Division is growing inside Russia’s military as Putin struggles with new setbacks in Ukraine and angers his generals by giving them direct orders. Then, chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour joins to discuss protests in Iran after the death of a woman by Iran’s morality police. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:22:26

Zelensky to U.N.: Demand punishment for Russian crimes

9/21/2022
President Volodymyr Zelensky demands punishment for Russian crimes against Ukraine in remarks moments ago before the United Nations General Assembly. This as Vladimir Putin is escalating the war by making nuclear threats and mobilizing hundreds of thousands of reservists after defeats on the battlefield. Also, a sweeping new lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general alleges Donald J. Trump committed fraud. Plus, the Federal Reserve takes another historic step by raising federal interest...

Duration:00:43:47

DOJ & Trump team hold first meeting with Mar-a-Lago special master

9/20/2022
A major courtroom showdown in the Mar-a-Lago investigation just ramped up as the Trump team’s hand picked special master raises questions over claims the former president declassified documents seized by the FBI. Plus, a migrants advocacy group just filed a federal lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Then, CNN is on the ground in Ukraine for a report on the heated battle between Ukrainian defenders and Russian mercenaries. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:00:42:17

Migrants taken to Martha’s Vineyard tell CNN they were misled

9/16/2022
There is growing backlash against Republican governors who sent migrants north. The White House likening their actions to human smugglers. Also, the stage is set for a legal showdown as the Justice Department is set to file an appeal after a judge’s ruling naming a special master to review classified documents in the Trump Mar-a-Lago case. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:11

Freight railways, unions reach deal to avoid crippling strike

9/15/2022
A rail strike that would have been disastrous for the U.S. economy has been avoided after the Biden administration brokers a tentative deal. Key player in those talks, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, joins to answer what's next. Plus, the Republican governors of Florida and Texas are ramping up the political fight over immigration by flying and bussing more migrants to the northeast. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:36

Amtrak cancels all long distance trains ahead of potential strike

9/14/2022
Amtrak is canceling all long distance train service ahead of a looming rail strike. High-stakes talks are under way as unions and rail companies try to avoid a major shutdown. Can they strike a deal before the Friday deadline? Plus, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visits a newly liberated city and says he's shocked by the destruction Russian troops left behind. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:05

Now: Queen Elizabeth’s coffin inside Buckingham palace

9/13/2022
The grand farewell to Queen Elizabeth moves to London where her coffin is now inside Buckingham palace. Also, the first look inside a city that has just been retaken by Ukraine. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to discuss the stunning turn in the war. Plus, a disastrous day on Wall Street after a higher than expected inflation report. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:07

Charles III addresses UK, Scottish parliaments for first time as King

9/12/2022
Queen Elizabeth’s coffin is now resting at a cathedral in Scotland after a solemn, silent vigil held by her children, led by the new King. Also, Ukraine raises its flag over territory it has reclaimed. Kyiv’s forces make stunning new gains in the northeast as Russia’s defenses crumble. White House official John Kirby joins to answer if this a turning point in the war. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:18

Grief and gratitude from the new King

9/9/2022
Charles III delivered the first speech of his reign, vowing to carry on Queen Elizabeth II's unwavering service to her country while joining with those mourning his mother's death. Our correspondents were at key locations across London and in Scotland as the UK and the world remembered the Queen. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:27

Special report: The passing of Queen Elizabeth

9/8/2022
Wolf continues our tribute to the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, who died today at the age of 96. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Wash Post: material on foreign nations’s nukes seized at Mar-a-Lago

9/7/2022
Rising fears that former President Trump may have endangered national and international security after a new report that highly classified material on a foreign nation’s nuclear defenses was seized at Mar-a-Lago. Former director of national intelligence James Clapper joins to assess the potential impact. Plus, an in-depth look at the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:30