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(CNN) – Canadian authorities have asked the FBI to help them trace the identity of the dead shooter, saying "We stand ready to assist our Canadian partners as they deal with the ongoing situation in their capital."
What will be the bureau's first steps?
Former executive assistant director of the FBI Shawn Henry and former senior FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole discuss.
(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden's younger son Hunter admits he used cocaine, after he was busted during a random drug test that led to his discharge from the Navy reserves which he joined less than two years ago.
The White House hasn't commented at all on this yet, but does it need to? When are political scandals not "news"?
Yahoo! News national political columnist Matt Bai's new book "All the Truth is Out"takes a fresh look at the scandal that sank Gary Hart's 1988 presidential bid. He joins CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" to discuss.
(CNN) – For years the White House has insisted that President Obama is always on duty, whether he's at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, aboard Air Force One, or even on vacation in Martha's Vineyard.
That's pretty much been the position of this White House, until yesterday, when Obama cancelled a fundraising trip to discuss Ebola. He cleared his schedule again today.
Why the change in approach?
CNN political commentator and Obama's deputy campaign manager in 2012 Stephanie Cutter, and The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol join CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" to discus.
(CNN) – Americans are focused on our country's efforts to treat ebola patients once they've reached the United States.
But the way to roll back the spread of Ebola is to stop it at its roots, and that means West Africa.
Specifically countries such as Guinea, Sierra Leona and Liberia, some thousands of American troops are going to be deployed in that area, and international aid organizations are on the ground as well.
International Rescue Committee CEO David Miliband deals with catastrophes on a regular basis, says the outbreak has the potential to spread even further.
"We're in a deadly race against time," Miliband, former foreign secretary for the United Kingdom, said.
Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) says Turkey is in the "best position" to ensure that yet another city doesn't fall to ISIS.