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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world.

Mariupol On Brink Of Full Capture The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
President Biden is confronting multiple crisis in Asia on his first visit to the region as President. In the United States, the baby formula shortage continues to throw the White House into crisis mode. Plus, Russia says the long and bloody battle for the steel plant in Mariupol is now over marking Moscow’s biggest victory of the war.
May 21, 2022
Biden Defends Finland, Sweden Bids To Join NATO As Turkey Balks The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
President Biden vows NATO will be stronger against Russian aggression as Finland and Sweden seek to join the alliance. Pentagon press secretary John Kirby joins to provide his assesment of the war. Also, concerns are growing about the spread of monkey pox as a rare case is confirmed in the United States.
May 20, 2022
Mariupol Falls To Russia After Stranded Ukrainian Troops Surrender The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
In the war-ravaged northeast, Ukrainian forces now say they have recaptured new territory as they push closer to the Russian border and attempt to push back Kremlin troops on multiple fronts. In Mariupol, more Ukrainian forces evacuate as the city comes under Moscow’s control. Plus, we break down results from key primaries across the nation.
May 19, 2022
Prior Threat Did Not Land Alleged Buffalo Gunman On Red Flag List The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
President Biden visits the mourning community in Buffalo and says the racist ideology that led to mass murder cannot be tolerated anywhere. The mayor of Buffalo joins to provide updates on the two people arrested after making threats following the mass shooting. Also, key primaries are taking place in five states across the nation.
May 18, 2022
School Officials: Buffalo Suspect Made An “Ominous” Threat Last Year The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
Officials are now revealing chilling new details of the Buffalo supermarket killer's planning, saying he intended to continue his rampage. Also tonight, Ukrainian forces are claiming major gains on the battlefield amid significant Russian losses. Plus, a deal has been reached to reopen a plant to help with the nationwide infant formula shortage.
May 17, 2022
Russian Withdrawal Near Kharkiv Reveals New Atrocities The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
The battlefield in Ukraine shifts once again as Russia’s northern retreat reveals new atrocities. Also, the first war crimes trial against a Russian soldier begins in Kyiv. Plus, President Biden is on the defensive as he struggles to tame a baby formula shortage which has many parents in crisis.
May 13, 2022
Finland Races Toward NATO Membership The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
The battlefield in Ukraine is in constant flux as Putin’s historic miscalculation comes into sharper focus. President Zelensky’s chief of staff joins to discuss Finland taking a key step toward joining NATO. Also, President Biden remarks on the one million Americans who have now died of Covid-19. Plus, the January 6th select committee has now issued subpoenas to five Republican lawmakers.
May 13, 2022
Ukraine Pushes Russian Forces Out Of Key Towns Near Border The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
Ukraine is retaking key territory from Kremlin forces in towns around the major northern city of Kharkiv. Also, a Democrat-led bill aimed at preserving access to abortion nationwide just failed in the Senate. Then, new details on an astonishing emergency landing by an untrained airplane passenger who was forced to take the helm after the pilot was incapacitated.
May 12, 2022
U.S. Gas Prices Climb To Record High The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
U.S. gas prices hit their highest level ever in the latest sign that soaring inflation is taking a very serious toll on the U.S. economy. President Biden says the price hikes are now his top domestic priority, laying out new efforts to tame the surge. In Ukraine, the key city of Odesa is under intense bombardment of hypersonic missiles. The U.S. Director of National Intelligence warns Putin is planning for a prolonged conflict and that Putin’s ambitions extend beyond eastern Ukraine.
May 11, 2022
Escaped Prisoner & Prison Guard In Custody The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
The Alabama fugitive and corrections officer are now in custody after a chase in Indiana. Authorities say the corrections officer is currently hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Plus, Russian missile strikes rock Odesa in the latest barrage as Kremlin forces launch new attacks against civilians across Ukraine. Dozens are now feared dead after a Russian bomb obliterated a school where nearly 100 people were sheltering.
May 10, 2022
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