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Continuing coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Plus, the latest on Mideast tensions.
(CNN) – Anthrax. Smallpox. A potentially deadly strain of the flu virus. The American public trusts the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to handle dangerous biological materials, but recent incidents have put a damper on the agency's reputation, members of Congress said Wednesday.
"What happened was completely unacceptable," CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said in his testimony before the Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee for Oversight and Investigations.
"It never should have happened."
(CNN) – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts.
Take, for instance, the current mix of bomb-makers from Yemen with foreign fighters in Syria.
"That's a deadly combination, where you have people who have the technical know-how along with the people who have this kind of fervor to give their lives in support of a cause that is directed at the United States and directed at its allies. And it's something that gives us really extreme, extreme concern," he told ABC's "This Week."
(CNN) – A Guam-bound United Airlines flight that was forced to land on remote Midway Island after pilots detected an electrical odor experienced a mechanical problem, the carrier said Monday.
The Boeing 777 was carrying 335 passengers and 13 crew from Honolulu when it diverted to the Pacific atoll last Thursday, United spokeswoman Mary Clark said.
Watch the premier of CNN Original Series "The Hunt with John Walsh" Sunday July 13 at 9 p.m. ET.
(CNN) – There are some pretty horrific crimes making headlines. Like the case of Ron Lee Haskell, who is accused of killing six relatives of his estranged wife, four of them children. In this case, police have their suspect.
But many cases go unsolved, that's where John Walsh comes in. He spent more than two decades catching criminals on "America's Most Wanted," and now he's back fighting crime with his new CNN show "The Hunt".