Tammy Duckworth was flying high as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq - until her aircraft took at direct hit from a rocket-propelled grenade. She survived, but lost both of her legs. Today she is an assistant secretary at Veterans Affairs, where she works to aid other wounded vets. She spoke to CNN's Don Lemon about her experience, and what the VA is now doing to help heal the wounds of battle - both physical and mental. A special Web site aims to reach vets even if they live far away from a VA facility.
Seniors dealing with health problems, loneliness and chronic pain still go to the airport most days, sometimes in the middle of the night, to greet U.S. troops and say "thank you" on behalf of the nation. Their story is now told in a new documentary film, "The Way We Get By."
Crisis in Kabul: Afghan President Hamid Karzai's challenger pulls out of this week's disputed runoff election. We'll have a live report.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Middle East, trying to get the Israelis and Palestinians back to peace talks.
A senior Iranian lawmaker is opposing a U.N.-backed draft plan to enrich the nation's uranium abroad.
As the H1N1 flu virus keeps spreading, the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary says more vaccine is becoming available to fight it.
The first week in November is always a hot one in the world of politics. We'll have a preview with CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser.
Join TJ Holmes and Reynolds Wolf in the CNN Newsroom - Brooke Baldwin's in for Betty Nguyen, 6am ET/3am PT.