February 7th, 2012
10:45 PM ET

U.S. Military Reviews Syria Options

CNN's Arwa Damon tells  Anderson Cooper that despite diplomatic pressure the crackdown in Syria has not eased up.

Topics: CNN • CNN International • Syria
February 7th, 2012
09:18 PM ET

Gingrich: 'Get rid of Assad'

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with Newt Gingrich about the possibility of U.S. military action against Syria.

Topics: CNN Politics
February 7th, 2012
09:14 PM ET

CNN Exclusive: Inside Minnesota Caucuses

CNN's David Mattingly and Shannon Travis provide viewers exclusive access to the caucus process in Minnesota.

Topics: CNN • CNN Politics
February 7th, 2012
08:50 PM ET

First on CNN: Barbara Starr reports U.S. military beginning review of Syria options

Although the U.S. continues to focus upon diplomatic and economic pressures on Syria, Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reported first on CNN that the Pentagon and the U.S. Central Command have initiated a preliminary internal review of U.S. military capabilities as part of a potential broader response in the event that President Barack Obama were to call for it.

"Before we start talking about military options, we very much want to ensure that we have exhausted all the political, economic and diplomatic means at our disposal," Ambassador Susan Rice told CNN's Wolf Blitzer during Tuesday's edition of The Situation Room.

For more on this story, please visit www.cnn.com/securityclearance


Topics: Breaking News • CNN International • Syria
February 7th, 2012
08:28 PM ET

Ron Paul on Syria: I think it's none of our business.

CNN's John King talks to presidential candidate Ron Paul about the situation in Syria. A highlight from the interview is after the jump.

Please credit all usage of the interview to CNN’s John King FULL POST

Topics: CNN
February 7th, 2012
05:18 PM ET

Amb. Rice to Syria’s leader: It is time and past time to transfer power peaceably.

Today United States ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice spoke with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about Syria. Blitzer asked Amb. Rice if she had a message for President Bashar al-Assad; her comments are below.

“I'd say the United States stands with the people of Syria fully and unequivocally in their aspirations for peace, for democracy and for a brighter future.  Your days are numbered.  And it is time and past time for you to the transfer power responsibly and peacefully.  The longer you hang on, the more damage you do yourself, your family, your interests and, indeed, your country.”

Please credit all usage of the interview to CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer


February 7th, 2012
12:22 PM ET

Doctor: NY teens have PANDAS-like illness

On Monday night, New Jersey neurologist Dr. Rosario Trifiletti updated HLN’s Dr. Drew on the Pediatric Autoimmune Illness Associated with Streptococci (PANDAS) testing he has been doing on teen girls in Le Roy, New York, who have been affected by Tourette-like outbursts.

“We have some early results on some of the children,” Trifiletti said. “We’ve gotten the results, so far, [for] six of the nine children back. I can tell you that they are testing positive - each one is testing for either streptococcus or mycoplasma, which are known triggers of the PANDAS syndrome.”

DOCTOR: NY teens have PANDAS-like illness

Topics: Dr. Drew • HLN
February 7th, 2012
12:03 PM ET

Jane Velez-Mitchell Goes Dumpster Diving

Watch HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell dumpster dive with "freegans."

Topics: HLN • Jane Velez-Mitchell