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(CNN) – In 1990, two men disguised as police officers tied up the security guards at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and boosted 13 masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt and Manet.
All told, the works were worth half a billion dollars.
Now, 24 years later, the FBI says the paintings have been spotted by what they call "credible sources." The persons of interest in the case are linked to organized crime.
(CNN) – Is there any hunger on the left for an alternative to Hillary Clinton? As of now, so many potential presidential hopefuls are waiting to see what she does, and if she runs they won't.
But should they be thinking that way?
(CNN) – The pressure is mounting against Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who is under fire after CNN first reported that at least 40 veterans died while waiting for appointments through the Phoenix VA system, many of whom were allegedly placed on a secret waiting list.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Gen. Shinseki is still the right man to lead the agency, but others aren't so sure.
CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash reports.
Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) - Sixteen people were killed an attack overnight on soldiers in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, local health officials said, in the latest spike in violence ahead of the weekend's presidential election.
At least 13 of those who died in Donetsk were soldiers, according to acting President Oleksandr Turchynov.
(CNN) – Ben Carson is a renowned neurosurgeon, a popular figure among conservatives, and, it turns out, a shrewd campaign strategist.
The Lead with Jake Tapper draws not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seeks to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.
The Lead with Jake Tapper airs weekdays at 4 p.m. ET.
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