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    10 PM ET: TX school shooting victims, baby formula shortage, North Korea & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 4:30

    This evening, we're hearing from the family members of victims who were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in Texas and the loved ones of children who survived. Plus, the FDA commissioner says a Michigan plant at the heart of a nationwide baby formula recall is not ready to reopen – he explains why. We'll also tell you which two countries opposed strengthening sanctions on North Korea and the Biden administration's strategy towards China. Lastly, we'll explain what one boy band's upcoming visit to the White House is all about. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: TX school shooting, US monkeypox cases, Ray Liotta & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 4:23

    We begin with an updated timeline from Texas law enforcement about how a deadly elementary school shooting unfolded as police face scrutiny over their response. Plus, a bill aimed at preventing domestic terrorism in the US failed to pass in the Senate. Meanwhile, a New York judge ruled that former President Donald Trump and two of his adult children must sit for depositions in a civil probe. We also hear from the CDC about new monkeypox cases in the US. Lastly, we'll tell you about the passing of ‘Goodfellas' star Ray Liotta. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Congress & SCOTUS on gun laws, sandstorms, baby formula & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 4:19

    Under pressure to act amid multiple recent episodes of gun violence, the Senate is voting on a bill today that's expected to fail and the Supreme Court could loosen gun laws soon. The National Rifle Association is gathering tomorrow in Texas – the same state where Tuesday's mass shooting occurred. A British prosecutor says actor Kevin Spacey has been charged in the UK. Sandstorms in the Middle East are getting worse with major, global consequences. Plus, baby formula could hit grocery store shelves in the US soon. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: Uvalde police response, Senate's domestic terrorism bill, 11 newborns killed in fire & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 4:27

    We're learning more about the police response to the deadly mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Meanwhile, the Senate today is expected to vote on a bill to prevent domestic terrorism, after several recent mass shootings. Ukraine's president is upset with a suggestion from a former US secretary of state - we'll tell you why. A tragedy in Senegal as 11 newborns die in a hospital fire. And, a once stolen painting worth more than $100 million goes back on display.    To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Uvalde vigil, gunman's texts, Oklahoma's controversial bills signed & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 3:52

    We begin with a vigil held last night in Uvalde, Texas for the 19 children and 2 teachers killed in Tuesday's school shooting. Meanwhile, CNN has reviewed screenshots of text messages the gunman allegedly sent a teen in Europe minutes before the shooting. Oklahoma's governor has signed 2 controversial bills into law – we'll tell you what they're about. In China, more than 100,000 people attended a meeting on getting the country's economy back on track. And, Twitter paid a fine for not telling their users something.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: TX school shooting, Oklahoma abortion law, baby formula hearing & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 4:30

    We begin with continuing coverage on a deadly school shooting in Texas as authorities reveal new details about how the attack unfolded. We'll also tell you about a new law that bans most abortions in Oklahoma. Plus, an executive with a company at the heart of a baby formula recall apologized during a House committee hearing.  Meanwhile, the CDC says there are more confirmed monkeypox cases in the US – we'll tell you where. Lastly, we break down today's gains on Wall Street. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: TX shooting timeline, Beto O'Rourke, TX victims & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 4:58

    In a special edition of CNN 5 Things, we're breaking down the timeline of events leading up to a deadly mass shooting at a Texas elementary school. Plus, we'll detail a showdown between Democratic gubernatorial nominee, Beto O'Rourke and Gov. Greg Abbott during a news conference on the shooting today. We'll also hear an impassioned plea from an NBA head coach amid renewed calls for gun legislation. Then, we'll tell you about the suspected shooter and what those who knew him are saying. Lastly, we'll hear from a parent who lost a child in the tragedy. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Uvalde shooting response, NK preparing for nuclear test, Davos update & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 4:30

    This afternoon, we start with the shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas - and the response from survivors and relatives of those killed in other mass shootings. Meanwhile, North Korea appears to be preparing for a nuclear weapon test, the US's largest reservoir is at a record low, and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson responds to a report on “Partygate.” Lastly, an update from Davos, where Ukraine is on everyone's mind. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: 10-year-old victim identified, more baby formula flying in, losing sleep from climate change & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 4:26

    A 10-year-old victim has been identified among the 19 children killed in the Texas school shooting, as the killings highlight the number of mass shootings in the US. Another shipment of baby formula is on its way to the US today. After overriding the Governor's veto, Indiana lawmakers have pushed through a ban on transgender athletes on girls public school sports teams. A CNN investigation finds evidence that a Palestinian-American journalist was killed in a targeted attack - we'll bring you the details. And, people could literally lose sleep because of climate change. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: TX school shooting, primary results, new base names & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 4:29

    We begin with the tragic mass school shooting in Texas that killed at least 19 children and 2 adults. Several candidates backed by former President Donald Trump lost in yesterday's primaries and runoffs in 5 states - we'll tell you who the big winners are. Russia's invasion is risking a global food crisis as it has effectively stopped all maritime port activity and trade in Ukraine. In Brazil, at least 22 people died during a police raid in Rio de Janeiro. And, new names have been proposed for some US bases named after Confederate figures. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: TX school shooting, primary projections, baby formula shortage & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 4:28

    We begin with President Joe Biden's primetime address on a deadly mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas. We'll also hear from Vice President Kamala Harris and the senator who gave a passionate speech pushing for gun reform. Plus, we have CNN projections from key races in Georgia's primaries – one of five states where voters headed to the polls. We'll also tell you about a hearing and investigation into a nationwide baby formula crisis. Lastly, we have details on new missile tests in North Korea. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: TX school shooting, Bush assassination plot, hurricane season & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 4:15

    We start with breaking news about a deadly elementary school shooting in Texas. Plus, we'll tell you what a Ukrainian official is saying about more carnage in Ukraine's southeastern city – Mariupol. We'll also tell you about an arrest made in an attempted plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush. We're also following key primaries in five states. Lastly, we'll tell how many storms we can expect in the US this hurricane season. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Primaries to watch, use-of-force policy change, global food crisis & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 4:28

    12 PM ET: Primaries to watch, use-of-force policy change, global food crisis & moreIt's primary election day in the US and five states are holding elections – we'll give you a round-up of races to watch. The Justice Department is changing its use-of-force policy for the first time in nearly two decades. Russia has attacked Ukraine's wheat supply and the UN says hundreds of millions of people around the world are facing starvation because of it. Hundreds of migrants were arrested at the US-Mexico border over the weekend and California might have to make drastic decisions to preserve water. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: GA early voting record, Ukraine prisoner swap, global economy warning & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 4:24

    Early voting in Georgia is already more than double what it was 4 years ago, as ballots are being cast in 5 states today. Ukraine's president wants a prisoner swap with Russia, as President Joe Biden puts the Ukraine war on the Quad summit's agenda. There are some warnings about the world economy at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Also, there might be a problem with the upcoming Summit of the Americas, as some countries threaten to boycott. And, things were looking up...last year. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Trump vs Pence in GA , LGBTQ Monkeypox warning, no AirBnB in China & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 4:30

    It's Primary Day in several states, with Georgia's GOP governor's race testing the influence of a former President and former Vice President's opposing endorsements. President Joe Biden is holding a meeting of the Quad in Tokyo. The CDC warns that some groups may be at greater risk of exposure, including the LGBTQ community. A veteran Russian diplomat has resigned in protest of the war with Ukraine - we'll tell you what he said. And, we'll tell you why you won't be able to 'AirBnB it' in China anymore.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: Russian diplomat, monkeypox vaccine, Madison Cawthorn & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 3:58

    This evening, we'll discuss the Russian diplomat who says he's resigning over Russia's war in Ukraine. In our health news, we'll tell you about a confirmed US case of monkeypox, suspected cases in the US and how the CDC is responding. Plus, we'll explain why a Republican congressman is being investigated by a House Ethics panel. We'll also tell you about a woman wanted in connection to the death of an elite cyclist. Lastly, we'll break down the good news that sent stocks soaring on Wall Street. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: Biden defends Taiwan, salmonella outbreak, ‘American Idol' & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 4:28

    We begin with China's response to President Joe Biden's comment that the US would defend Taiwan militarily if China attempted to take it by force. Plus, we'll tell you about a deadly building collapse in Iran and a salmonella outbreak in the US that may be linked to Jif peanut butter. We'll also recap an exclusive CNN interview with former Marine Trevor Reed. Lastly,  we'll tell you who won Season 20 of ‘American Idol.' To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Biden on US recession, vaccines for infants, wealth gap widens & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 4:31

    We start in Japan where President Joe Biden says he doesn't think a US recession is inevitable and lays out economic plans in the Indo-Pacific region. Pfizer and BioNTech say three doses of their Covid-19 vaccine gives positive results in kids between 6 months and 5 years old. Three states have got primary races tomorrow but Georgia's GOP governor race is the one to watch - we'll tell you why. In Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky says up to 100 soldiers are dying a day in the east of the country. Plus, the number of billionaires in the world has grown and this week some of them are meeting up.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: Biden's remark scrambles officials, US diesel reserve, Russian soldier sentenced & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 4:23

    US officials were left scrambling this morning after President Joe Biden said the US would intervene militarily if China tried to take Taiwan by force. Meanwhile, Biden also unveiled his Indo-Pacific Framework for Prosperity. There's relief for some US parents as the first shipment of Baby formula has arrived from abroad - but we'll tell you why you won't see it on store shelves. A White House official tells CNN it's considering an emergency declaration to release diesel fuel from a rarely used stockpile. A Russian soldier who pleaded guilty to war crimes in Ukraine has been sentenced - we'll bring you the latest from outside the courthouse. And, Australia has a new government and Prime Minister - but he doesn't have much time to settle in. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Biden's Taiwan answer, baby formula arrives, Monkeypox cases rising & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 4:25

    We begin with the White House quickly clarifying Joe Biden's answer to a question about the US defending Taiwan. The first shipment of baby formula has arrived in the US from abroad, but it won't be on store shelves - we'll tell you why. There are now more than 100 reports of cases of Monkeypox worldwide in 12 countries. A new report says leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention mishandled allegations of sexual abuse in the church. And, the former Marine who spent 2 years in a Russian prison has spoken to CNN in his first interview since returning home. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Sunday Edition: Trevor Reed is Finally Home

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 12:53

    Last month, former Marine Trevor Reed was released in a prisoner swap after being held in Russia for nearly three years. Tonight, he speaks exclusively to CNN in his first interview since being freed. We get a preview of that conversation and look at what comes next for Reed and his family. Plus, a look at the efforts aimed at freeing the many other Americans being held abroad. Guest: Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor & Chief Washington Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    3 PM ET: Operation Fly Formula, Australia's new PM, Trevor Reed speaks & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 4:31

    A batch of baby formula is set to take off from Germany towards the US as the nationwide shortage continues. Australia gets a new Prime Minister. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky marks three years in office while the war drags on. A rare tornado touches down in Michigan. And Trevor Reed speaks exclusively to CNN for the first time since being released from Russian detention. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 AM ET: US and South Korea in talks to expand military drills, baby formula flight, record high forecast & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 4:30

    President Biden is in South Korea, where North Korea's nuclear program is prompting discussions of expanded military drills. A special shipment of baby formula is set to depart Europe this weekend as the shortage continues. Millions are under heat advisories this weekend, while the US Forest Service presses pause on prescribed fires. And a shipment marked ‘pool toys' turns out to be a ton of marijuana. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: Title 42, Michigan tornado, Trevor Reed & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 4:30

    In this episode, we explain a federal judge's ruling to keep pandemic-related restrictions at the US-Mexico border in place. In our health news, the World Health Organization says there are dozens of confirmed cases of Monkeypox worldwide. We'll hear from a health expert who says it's no reason to panic. We'll also tell you about a meeting between Rudy Guiliani and the House select committee investigating the January 6th Capitol attack. Plus, a deadly tornado touched down in an area in northern Michigan that isn't used to getting them. Lastly, CNN's Jake Tapper goes one-on-one in an exclusive interview with former Marine, Trevor Reed and we have a preview. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: S&P 500, 911 dispatcher, world's most expensive car & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 4:27

    We begin with a major hit to another US stock index – the S&P 500. It fell into bear market territory. We'll explain what that means and why investors are on edge as a stock market selloff continues. Plus, we'll tell you what Russia's war in Ukraine could mean for more than 100,000 US troops stationed in Europe. Meanwhile, a 911 dispatcher may get fired over her response to a call during a deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. We'll break down what the caller said. We'll also tell you about sexual harassment allegations against Elon Musk and how he's responding. Lastly, the world's most expensive car is off the market! To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Biden in South Korea, Trevor Reed interview, DOJ hate crime announcement & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 4:30

    President Joe Biden toured a Samsung factory near Seoul today, and spoke on Asia's role in the global economy. In the US, the Justice Department announced new initiatives to combat hate crimes. We preview former US Marine Trevor Reed's interview with CNN's Jake Tapper after spending two years in a Russian prison. And Mexico announced a somber milestone this week: more than 100,000 people have been reported missing since 1964. Lastly, we update you on monkeypox cases around the globe. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: Flying in formula, Oklahoma abortion bill, hot weekend & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 4:27

    The White House says the first batch of baby formula from abroad will be flown in from Switzerland in the coming days. Lawmakers in Oklahoma have voted to ban almost all abortions in the state from the time of fertilization - we'll bring you the details. Half the people in the US will feel the heat this weekend - we'll tell you more. Severe flooding and landslides have hit NE India as heavy pre-monsoon rains pour down. And, a slip-up by a former President (no, not that one). To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Biden's Asia visit, Ukraine's $40B, a sky-high delivery & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 4:31

    We begin this morning with President Joe Biden landing in South Korea on his first visit to Asia as president - a trip that was meant to have happened much earlier. In a rare bipartisan effort, the Senate passed a nearly $40-billion aid package to Ukraine, but there were still holdouts. The House Select Committee investigating the January 6th riot is looking into an alleged reconnaissance tour given by a member of the House - we'll tell you the details. 3 new cases of Covid-19 have appeared outside quarantined areas of Shanghai and just days after the government declared an end to community spreading. Plus, we'll tell you how a plane got an extra passenger mid-flight. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: Monkeypox cases, summer blackouts, Rihanna gives birth & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 4:08

    We begin with Monkeypox cases in the US and abroad and how the CDC is taking action. Plus, a bill that would improve access to baby formula for low-income families is close to becoming law. We'll also detail new developments in the Capitol insurrection investigation -- including an agreement with former Attorney General Bill Barr to testify privately. We'll also tell you how high temperatures are expected to climb for over half of the US and the likelihood of blackouts this summer. Lastly, Rihanna & ASAP Rocky welcome their first child. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: Children Covid-19 boosters, Ukraine aid, soap opera actress dies & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 3:56

    We begin with a recommendation from CDC advisers on Pfizer's booster dose for kids 5 to 11. Plus, the Senate approved a $40 billion aid bill for Ukraine amid Russia's war there as the Biden administration proposes additional funding. We'll break it all down. In Pennsylvania - votes are still being counted in the Republican Senate primary race that's locked in a dead heat. Meanwhile, the White suspect accused of killing 10 Black people at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York appeared in court today – we'll bring you the latest. Lastly, soap opera fans are mourning the death of a young actress fighting breast cancer. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Biden's geopolitical day, war crimes trial, ‘Partygate' & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 4:27

    President Joe Biden met with the leaders of Finland and Sweden at the White House this morning, before starting his first visit to Asia. In Ukraine, a Russian soldier on trial for war crimes apologized to his victim's widow. Meanwhile, the US Senate is about to vote on a bill to give $40 billion in aid to the country. The US takes action on baby formula, and the UK's “Partygate” investigation wraps up. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: Azovstal surrender, Buffalo shooter in court, Massachusetts monkeypox & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 4:34

    We begin this episode in Ukraine where Russia says more than 1700 Ukrainian soldiers have left the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol. In the US the suspect in the deadly Buffalo shooting is expected in court today. The CDC and Massachusetts health officials are investigating a case of monkeypox. Turkey isn't happy with Sweden and Finland's NATO application - we'll tell you why. And finally, shareholders say no to JP Morgan CEO's bonus.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Formula scramble, Biden to Asia, markets tumble & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 4:30

    We begin with the US government scrambling to address the country's baby formula shortage, using a law to direct more production and planes to fly formula in from other countries. Votes are still being counted to find out who won the Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary - and even then it might not be over. President Joe Biden heads to Asia today and could be on the Korean peninsula when North Korea tests another missile. Meanwhile, North Korea is fighting an outbreak of Covid-19, as cargo planes have reportedly been making round trips to China. And, markets fell yesterday because of inflation and Target. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: Baby formula shortage, Ukraine food assistance, The Ringling Bros. & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 4:23

    We begin this episode with new actions the Biden administration is taking to address a baby formula shortage in the US. Plus, we'll tell you about the measure the House just passed aimed at preventing domestic terrorism. We're also monitoring the final count from Pennsylvania's GOP Senate primary where the race is still too close to call and the additional funding the US is sending to address a food shortage in Ukraine. Lastly, an iconic circus is making a comeback after five years – but with a big change. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: Pennsylvania primary, domestic terrorism bill, Dow drops & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 4:16

    We start this episode with a high-stakes primary in Pennsylvania. We'll tell you why a final count between two top candidates in the race for the GOP Senate nomination is being delayed. Plus, we'll tell you about a bill that the House will vote on in the wake of a mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. We'll also tell you about a guilty plea made by one of the former officers charged in the death of George Floyd. Then, we'll bring you the latest in the first war crimes trial against a Russian soldier since the country's invasion of Ukraine. Lastly, we'll tell you how renewed inflation fears are affecting Wall Street. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Global gas supply plans, UN climate report, soccer evens the score & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 4:21

    We start with how high gas prices are in the US and discuss plans from the US and Europe to boost the global energy supply amid Russia's war in Ukraine. We're learning new details about the lead-up to the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York. The UN released a damning climate report and the mood in the C-Suite is dark. Plus, the US women's soccer team players will now be paid the same as their male counterparts. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: PA race too close to call, Russian soldier pleads guilty, air pollution deaths & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 3:51

    Pennsylvania's GOP Primary is too close to call and could trigger a recount - we'll bring you the details. Two children in Memphis,Tennessee have been hospitalized because of the nation-wide baby formula shortage. A Russian soldier has pleaded guilty to war crimes. Air pollution was more deadly than war or HIV in 2019. And, how a homeless man helped Casey White and Vicky White run from the law. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Primary results, criticizing Russia at home, plane crash possibly deliberate & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 4:31

    We begin with some important primary results that will indicate who'll win control of the House and Senate this fall. The voting is also being seen as a referendum on President Joe Biden's popularity and the lingering power of former President Donald Trump. Also, you'll hear some very rare criticism of Russia's war on Ukraine broadcast on Russia-state media. Meanwhile, a deadly plane crash in China may have been deliberate - we'll tell you the details. And, a sophisticated drug tunnel has been found under the US-Mexico border. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: Midterm primaries, insurrection transcripts, deadly US shootings & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 4:23

    We begin with CNN projections from key primary races in the US. Then, we'll detail a request from the US Justice Department to the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack. We also have the latest from deadly shootings at a grocery store in New York, a church in California and a salon in Texas. Lastly, we'll tell you about a Russian commentator who criticized the country's invasion in Ukraine on state TV. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: Biden condemns white supremacy, Covid-19 public health emergency, Twitter deal hold & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 4:30

    We begin with President Joe Biden's visit to Buffalo after a deadly mass shooting at a grocery store. Plus, we'll tell you how long Covid-19 will remain a public health emergency in the US. We'll also preview key primary elections happening in five states today. Then, we'll bring you the latest developments about Finland and Sweden's NATO membership bids. Lastly, we'll share a tweet from Elon Musk about his deal to buy Twitter that has investors signaling doubt. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Biden visits Buffalo, UFOs 'are real,' Covid boosters for kids & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 4:20

    We begin this afternoon's episode in Buffalo, New York, where the President and First Lady are visiting to address Saturday's racially motivated supermarket shooting. Meanwhile, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is meeting with officials to prepare for a possible surge of migrants at the southern border. We'll tell you which country is the latest to abandon its neutrality policy to try to join NATO, and we'll give you details from a hearing in DC about UFOs. Plus, there's some good news about booster shots and Covid tests in the US. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: FDA's formula plan, House investigates UFOs, Lyft racist video & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 4:21

    The FDA says it's reached a deal to get a troubled Michigan baby formula plant back up and running, and the American Academy for Pediatrics changes some advice on cow's milk. As news emerges that the deadly Buffalo shooting was planned, one manager says she saw the suspect the day before. A deadly cholera outbreak in Pakistan has infected thousands amid record temperatures. A House panel today is looking into UFOs - we'll tell you the details. And we'll also tell you why one Lyft driver wouldn't accept a ride. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: Buffalo attack was planned, 5 state primaries, running out of gas & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 4:24

    We begin with new details of how the Buffalo shooter may have planned this weekend's deadly shooting months before, as President Joe Biden travels today to meet with victims' families. 5 US states go to the polls today for primary elections, including one that will test former President Trump's influence - we'll bring you the details. The siege on the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol may be ending, as some Ukrainian fighters will be evacuated through Russian-held territory. While pump prices are high, Sri Lanka is literally running out of gas. Plus, we'll tell you why US troops are going back to Somalia. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 PM ET: Baby formula shortage, Buffalo shooting, Cuba policy revisions & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 4:29

    We begin with a deal between the FDA and baby formula maker, Abbott Nutrition to ease a nationwide recall. Plus, we'll tell you when the FDA is expected to approve Pfizer's Covid-19 boosters for kids 5 to 11. We're also hearing more from the families of the victims in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. Meanwhile, we'll detail what we're learning about the Biden administration's move to ease some Trump-era restrictions on Cuba. Lastly, we'll explain why Turkey is threatening to block Sweden and Finland's NATO bids. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    5 PM ET: NY & CA shootings, US sends troops to Somalia, gas prices jump & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 4:30

    It was a deadly weekend of mass shootings in the US. We start off this evening's episode with the latest updates on two that authorities have deemed hate incidents - one at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store and another at a church in California. Meanwhile, Russia says injured soldiers are being evacuated from a besieged steel plant in southeastern Ukraine. An official tells CNN that President Biden will send US troops back to Somalia, after his predecessor pulled them out of the country. Lastly, gas prices are still sky-high in the US - we'll give you the details. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    12 PM ET: Buffalo shooting suspect, US heat wave, Sweden's NATO bid & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 4:22

    This afternoon, we start off discussing the latest details from authorities on the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York over the weekend. The FDA is trying to soothe concerns for US families as the country faces a national baby formula shortage. Meanwhile, the southern US could see some very hot weather this week, prompting two reasons of concern. A three-year investigation looking into the government's handling of the Trump-Russia probe is headed to trial today. And lastly, Sweden has plans to shake up the European security landscape with a big move. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    9 AM ET: Deadly US shootings, Musk's non-disclosure violation, airline hostile takeover & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 4:00

    President Joe Biden will head to Buffalo, New York tomorrow to speak to the families of the 10 people killed in Saturday's shooting - we'll bring you details about the suspect. Meanwhile, police are investigating separate deadly shootings in California and Texas this weekend. After putting his purchase of Twitter on hold, Elon Musk says he's been accused by Twitter's legal team of violating a non-disclosure agreement. North Korea's called in the military to tackle Covid-19 in the country, while Shanghai begins reopening businesses today. And, a hostile takeover in the sky. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    6 AM ET: A weekend of deadly shootings, Finland's NATO move, Aquaman in hot water & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 4:29

    It's been a deadly weekend of gun violence in the US - we'll bring you the details. Finland's parliament begins debating this morning on whether to join NATO, spurred on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, as officials there claim Russian forces are suffering significant losses. President Joe Biden will make his first trip to Asia later this week, as North Korea's recent nuclear vow looms. And we'll tell you why Jason Momoa got in some hot water. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Sunday Edition: How to Make Sense of This Economic Moment

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 12:37

    From gasoline to groceries, inflation is driving up prices for just about everything. Home ownership seems out of reach for many, and the stock market is struggling. Meanwhile, the job market is booming and wages are rising. We try to make sense of these competing economic markers and what they mean for your financial future. Guest: Christine Romans, CNN Chief Business Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    3 PM ET: Abortion rights protests, GOP senators in Ukraine, record temperatures & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 4:20

    Hundreds of abortion rights protests are underway from coast to coast. A group of Republican senators led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visit Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv. Record temperatures could last for nearly a week in many Southern states. A restrictive law targeting treatments for transgender youth is partially blocked. And, set of dinosaur fossils is sold for millions. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    10 AM ET: Clarence Thomas on SCOTUS leak, baby formula shortage hits low-income families, India bans wheat exports & more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 4:15

    Hundreds of events are planned today to protest the leaked draft Supreme Court opinion on Roe vs. Wade, while Justice Clarence Thomas speaks out against the leak itself. A pair of shooting incidents in Milwaukee, Wisconsin leaves at least 20 injured. The baby formula shortage is having an outsized impact on low-income families. India bans the export of wheat as the war in Ukraine continues to strain the global food supply. And a lunar eclipse could have you seeing red this weekend. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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