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The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s nightly news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give listeners sharp context into the world around them. It is punctuated by compelling, thought-provoking expert guests – all pulled together by Shepard Smith’s trademark devotion to speed, accuracy and the trust of his audience. Available to listen each evening.


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    Trump Pleads the Fifth in New York Attorney General's Investigation 8/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 49:42

    Former President Trump pleaded the Fifth today, stonewalling investigators as he faces mounting legal pressure on multiple fronts. The New York attorney general is investigating whether his company manipulated the value of its properties to dodge taxes and fraudulently obtain bank loans. And the trial begins in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit against Los Angeles County over photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other passengers. We take a look at what chance she could have at winning the case. Plus, many states are scrambling to fill open teacher positions. CNBC's Perry Russom reports from Florida, where some schools are calling on veterans with no teaching experience to step in for another round of duty.

    Sources: FBI Search at Trump's Home in Florida is Tied to Classified Documents 8/9/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 50:13

    The FBI's unprecedented search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home has unleashed a political and legal storm in its wake. Could the former president be in serious legal jeopardy? We have the latest on the investigation. And we take a look at the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, exactly one year after the Taliban began to close in on Kabul. Also, Serena Williams says she's finally ready to step away from tennis, the sport she's dominated for more than two decades. Plus, Paris Hilton helped pioneer the age of reality TV. Now, we take a look at how she's taking on the virtual world, crowning herself “Queen of the Metaverse.”

    Former President Trump: FBI Raided Mar-a-Lago 8/8/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 58:43

    Former President Trump says the FBI raided his Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida. He detailed this in a lengthy post on his social media site, describing it as a “siege” and calling it an unannounced raid. This comes just weeks after NBC News reported the Justice Department has been investigating the president's actions as part of its January Sixth investigation. We break down the latest updates.

    U.S. Adds 528,000 Jobs Amid Rising Inflation and Interest Rates 8/5/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 43:08

    President Biden highlighted progress in the fight against inflation, specifically the drop in prices from record highs. But that may not be enough to convince Americans. We have the latest analysis on this hiring boom. Plus, a jury orders Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million as punishment for defaming the parents of Jesse Lewis, who died in the Sandy Hook massacre. And the latest from NBC News on this week's primary elections as Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney gears up for the final stretch of her primary. And Warner Brothers announces it will not release its upcoming “Batgirl” film after Warner Media merged with Discovery. Why would they make this decision, and how rare is it for a major studio to scrap a movie like this?

    Alex Jones Must Pay Sandy Hook Parents $4.1 Million 8/4/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 50:12

    Alex Jones did not show up in court to hear the jury's decision, but it's not over for him. This is just the first of two verdicts. Tomorrow, the jury will decide punitive damages, so he could owe a lot more. Plus, President Biden demands the immediate release of Brittney Griner after a Russian court sentenced the WNBA star to 9 years in prison. And Gabby Petito's mother shared her thoughts on the notebook confession her daughter's murderer left behind, calling it "ridiculous." We have more of what she had to say to NBC's Kate Snow.

    Voters in Kansas Overwhelmingly Reject Bid to Strip Abortion Rights 8/3/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 49:41

    : A resounding victory for abortion rights advocates, and a potential warning sign for Republicans, in the deep red state of Kansas. This is the first time voters have had a say since the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. Today, President Biden signed an executive order to help women travel out of state to get an abortion if the procedure is banned in their home state. Plus, Alex Jones' defamation case is now in the hands of a jury who will decide how much he has to pay the parents of six-year-old Jesse Lewis, who died in the Sandy Hook massacre. Today, the parents' attorney accused Jones of lying under oath about not being able to find any of his texts or emails talking about Sandy Hook.

    Abortion Rights and Election Deniers on the Ballot As 5 States Hold Primaries 8/2/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 50:11

    Voters in Kansas today were the first in the country to vote on abortion since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. It could show us what to expect from voters in other states across America. We have the latest reporting from Kansas, Arizona and Michigan. Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan as China threatens escalation against the U.S. and the foreign ministry there. And the NFL punishes the Miami Dolphins for violating the league's anti-tampering policy. How the NFL is taking action against the team, and what its investigation into former coach Brian Flores' accusations of racial discrimination and being paid to “tank games” found.

    President Biden Speaks After Top Al Qaeda Leader Killed 8/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 52:10

    The president addressed the nation tonight after a CIA drone strike took out Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who took over for Osama bin Laden after the U.S. killed him in 2011. We have the latest details. Plus, a search and rescue operation is still underway in eastern Kentucky after the most devastating flash floods in decades hit the state, killing at least 37 people. And Cleveland Browns Quarterback Deshaun Watson is suspended for six games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. Two dozen women have sued him, accusing him of sexual misconduct.

    At Least 19 Dead in Kentucky After Catastrophic Flooding 7/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 50:16

    The death toll in eastern Kentucky after catastrophic flooding hit the state has more than doubled since yesterday. According to local officials there, at least 19 people are dead, including 6 children. We have the latest reporting from Kentucky as the governor says rescue crews are still using boats and helicopters to save people who are trapped. Plus, the latest on the housing market turmoil as mortgage rates take a dip after the Federal Reserve increased its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday. And protesters demonstrated in New Jersey today as the LIV Golf Tournament gets underway, with survivors and families of 9/11 victims blasting former President Donald Trump for hosting the Saudi-backed golf tour. Also, a hospital in San Antonio released the final patient from the Uvalde shooting, 10-year-old Mayah Zamora.

    Pres. Biden Touts Job Market and Low Unemployment Amid Recession Fears 7/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 49:14

    Is the U.S. economy on the verge of a recession, or has it already started? The White House and the Fed both say no, but new data might suggest otherwise. We have analysis from “Squawk Box” co-anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin. And we have the latest from Kentucky where the governor has declared a state of emergency after catastrophic flooding. Plus, Shep speaks with activist and comedian Jon Stewart. For years, he's been supporting a bill aimed at expanding health care and disability benefits for millions of war veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. What he has to say about Republican senators who blocked the bill.

    Gun Makers Testify on Capitol Hill After String of Mass Shootings 7/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 50:12

    The CEOs of two gun manufacturing companies testified to the House Oversight Committee today. Just before the hearing, lawmakers released a report on the industry's marketing actions and profits, revealing gun makers have made more than $1 billion off assault-style weapons over the last decade. Plus, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by .75 points. It comes as Fed Chair Jay Powell says he does not think the U.S. is currently in a recession. We take a look at how he's handling concerns about having people lose their jobs. And the U.S. makes a “substantial” offer to Russia to release detained basketball star Brittney Griner and marine veteran Paul Whelan. Is this a deal the Russians would take and the one the U.S. should offer?

    Historic Rainfall Hammers St. Louis Area, Sparking Catastrophic Flooding 7/26/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 50:10

    At least one person is dead in St. Louis, Missouri after heavy rainfall and flooding led to mass evacuations. Some areas in the region got more than 12 inches of rain in just six hours. Perry Russom reports live after speaking with a woman who says she's grateful to be safe after her apartment flooded. And testimony in the civil trial against Alex Jones began today. A jury will decide how much he owes the families of Sandy Hook victims after he was found guilty of defaming them by claiming the massacre was a hoax with crisis actors. Also, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence hold dueling speeches in DC. Will any Trump voters consider voting for Pence? Shep asks a republican strategist for her thoughts.

    A Big Week for the U.S. Economy 7/25/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 44:39

    Right now, there are some conflicting data and mixed messages about whether we're headed for a recession. But in the coming days, we're expected to get our clearest sign yet about what's ahead. We take a look at what President Biden's administration is saying to try to get ahead of what could be a tough outlook for the economy. Also, NBC News has learned former Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short appeared under subpoena before a federal grand jury in DC that's investigating the deadly January 6th riot on the Capitol. And protesters gather in Indianapolis as lawmakers hold a special session to consider an abortion ban that would make nearly all abortions illegal, except in cases of rape, incest and to protect the mother's life. We have the latest reaction to the proposed ban. Plus, thousands of firefighters are battling the Oak Fire, California's largest wildfire of the year, which has already scorched nearly 17,000 acres.

    Steve Bannon Found Guilty of Contempt of Congress for Defying Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena 7/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 49:17

    It took less than three hours for a jury to reach a verdict and convict Steve Bannon of two counts of contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the January 6 committee. Shep speaks with a former federal prosecutor on what kind of message this sends to anyone else who refuses to cooperate with the committee. And an off-duty correction officer in New York City killed an 18-year-old after shooting him in the face. Police are now investigating whether a popular TikTok trend played a role. Also, California Governor Gavin Newsom follows through on his promise to crack down on illegal guns by signing into law a controversial, first-of-its-kind gun control bill. Also, how one 14-year-old girl in Minnesota started a successful coffee mug design business.

    Former White House Aides Testify on Trump's Actions During Capitol Riot 7/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 172:52

    Two former White House aides testified to the January Sixth Committee in a prime-time hearing. Lawmakers examine what happened during the 187 minutes between former President Trump's speech that day and his tweet encouraging rioters at the Capitol to go home. We learn that other former White House employees told the committee Trump “didn't want anything done” about the attack on the Capitol as it was happening, and made no calls to law enforcement.

    January Sixth Committee Holds Second Prime-Time Hearing 7/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 42:49

    The January Sixth Committee holds its second prime-time hearing, with a focus on what happened in the Trump White House during the 187 minutes of the Capitol insurrection. Plus, President Biden says he's “doing great” and still working after testing positive this morning for COVID-19. We speak with a doctor on what life with the virus looks like now and in the months ahead. Also, a group of Chipotle employees in Maine filed paperwork to form a union last month, complaining of not enough training and an understaffed store. Now, Chipotle is accused of union busting after shutting that store down. We take a look at what both sides are saying. And San Diego Comic-Con returns to full capacity for the first time since the pandemic started. How much did one man spend in the first ten minutes he was there?

    Housing Crisis Takes a Toll on the “American Dream” 7/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 50:10

    The median sale price of a previously-owned home has skyrocketed to $416,000, the highest total on record. Shep speaks with the former head of the Federal Housing Administration. Also, Olena Zelenska, the first lady of Ukraine, makes an urgent and emotional plea on Capitol Hill to U.S. lawmakers. She says Russia is destroying her people in an unprovoked terrorist war and killing peaceful civilians in peaceful cities. Plus, we preview tomorrow's prime-time January 6th hearing. According to new reporting from NBC News, Secret Service agents were told in two separate emails, including one sent before January 6, to save records and text messages on their phones before the agency reset the devices as part of a replacement program.

    Wildfires Burn Outside London 7/19/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 50:11

    London, one of the biggest cities in the world, is on fire tonight as a deadly, historic heat wave grips parts of Europe. Plus, Netflix reports it lost nearly a million subscribers in the past quarter for the first time in its history. We take a look at some of the factors playing into this. And parents in Uvalde, Texas confront the town's school board and demand it fires it fires Pete Arredondo, the school district police chief, over the botched police response to the Robb Elementary School massacre. Also, more students testify in the Parkland shooter's sentencing trial, with one student saying he thought the sound of gunshots in the hallway was the school band banging drums.

    Texas House Report Details Breakdown of Police Response to Uvalde Shooting 7/18/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 49:57

    According to a new report from Texas state lawmakers, nearly 400 law enforcement officers were at Robb Elementary School as 19 children and their two teachers lay dead, dying and trapped inside a classroom with a gunman. We take a closer look at the multiple failures detailed in the report. Plus, we learn more about the 22-year-old armed bystander who shot and killed a gunman who police say opened fire inside a crowded shopping mall in Indiana, killing three people and hurting two others. And new polling shows Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney is facing a tough primary fight to keep her seat. Are the January 6th hearings playing a factor in the race?

    President Biden says he Raised Murder of Khashoggi with Saudi Crown Prince 7/15/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 49:46

    President Biden says he confronted Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi during his contentious and highly controversial trip to the kingdom today in a face-to-face meeting. We have expert analysis. Plus, a new suicide prevention hotline goes live tomorrow in the U.S. We speak to workers from call centers struggling to stay afloat. And as “Where the Crawdads Sing” hits movie theaters this weekend, the author of the book is wanted for questioning in a deadly shooting from the 90s.

    Indiana AG Investigating Doctor Who Treated 10-Year-Old Rape Victim 7/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 50:06

    Indiana's Republican Attorney General says he's investigating to see if the doctor who performed the abortion on a young girl who traveled across state lines reported it properly. Plus, new bombshell reporting from NBC News has found Secret Service agents erased text messages sent and received around the January 6, 2021 deadly Capitol insurrection. And a grand jury indicts disgraced former lawyer Alex Murdaugh on double murder charges in connection with the deaths of his wife and son. Also, we take a look at how grocery bills are adding up as inflation hits Americans' wallets.

    Families of Uvalde Victims React to Release of Surveillance Video 7/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 50:08

    Jessica Hernandez's daughter was one of the 19 children killed at Robb Elementary School. Newly released surveillance video shows a lack of response as police waited in the hallway for more than an hour before entering a classroom and killing the gunman. Hernandez now calls police “cowards.” Plus, an arrest is made in the case of a 10-year-old girl who was raped, impregnated and denied an abortion in Ohio. And a judge denies Amber Heard's request for a mistrial in the case against Johnny Depp. Also, we're live from North Carolina, CNBC's top state for business this year.

    Jan. 6th Committee Alerts DOJ After Trump Tries to Call Its Witness 7/12/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 50:14

    The January Sixth Committee has alerted the Justice Department after former President Trump allegedly tried to call one of the witnesses in its investigation. And we learn about the details of a heated oval office meeting in December 2020 in which outside advisers floated strategies to overturn the election and keep Trump in power. Plus, we take a look at new surveillance video that shows the moment the Uvalde shooter entered Robb Elementary school, and how police responded. Also, we speak with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson after NASA released more images from the James Webb Space Telescope today.

    Steve Bannon Offers to Testify Before Jan. 6 Committee 7/11/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 50:10

    In a stunning turnaround, diehard Trump ally and political operative Steve Bannon says he is willing to testify to the January 6th Committee on live television. We have expert legal analysis and live reporting from Capitol Hill. Plus, Elon Musk mocks Twitter as the social media platform prepares to sue him for attempting to back out of his $44 billion deal to buy the company. And a bombshell investigation that journalists have dubbed “The Uber Files” finds the company took extreme steps to aggressively expand worldwide. The report alleges Uber exploited violence against drivers to pressure politicians and used “stealth technology” to fend off government investigations. We take a closer look at the allegations.

    Elon Musk Ends Twitter Deal 7/8/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 50:10

    Billionaire Elon Musk is pulling out of the $44 billion takeover of Twitter. In a letter to Twitter's chief legal officer, Musk's lawyer said the company has failed to provide the exact number of fake accounts on the social media platform. Plus, we speak with the former Director of Asian Affairs in the National Security Council Victor Cha about the shockwaves around the globe after the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. And a spokesperson for the family of an 8-year-old boy paralyzed in the Highland Park, Illinois shooting on the Fourth of July says he has regained consciousness for the first time since the massacre. We have live reporting outside a church where visitation services are underway for one of the victims of the shooting.

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Resigns 7/7/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 49:25

    After three years in power, Prime Minister Boris Johnson say she's stepping down after a string of scandals and and dozens of resignations in his government. Sky News' Wilfred Frost is live from London with a look at the next steps in the process and who might try to succeed him. Plus, the father of the July Fourth parade massacre suspect defends himself for helping his son get a gun permit despite a series of red flags. We have more harrowing stories from survivors of the Highland Park, Illinois shooting. And Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in a Russian court. If convicted, she could face up to 10 years in prison. Also, what Elon Musk had to say after a new report shows the billionaire had twins last year with a top executive at one of his companies.

    Police: Parade Gunman Considered a Second Attack on Another July 4th Celebration 7/6/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 49:44

    Police in Highland Park, Illinois say the July 4th parade shooting suspect confessed to disguising himself as a woman and climbing onto a rooftop, where he unleashed a hail of bullets on the crowd below him. We have live reporting with the latest from Highland Park about a -possible second attack. It comes as questions mount about how the suspect was able to buy the guns. We also learn more about other heartbreaking stories from the families of the victims. Plus, police in Richmond, Virginia say a tip from a “hero citizen” helped prevent a mass shooting on July 4th, and "saved numerous lives." And U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to quit even after more than 40 senior government officials resigned from Parliament in the last 24 hours. Also, how you could get free Grubhub delivery for a year thanks to Amazon.

    Seven Victims Dead After July 4th Parade Shooting 7/5/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 49:41

    Prosecutors charged the suspected gunman in the Highland Park parade rampage with 7 counts of first-degree murder. The victims from the shooting range in age from 35 to 88 years old. We have live reporting from the Chicago suburb, plus some of the heartbreaking stories emerging about the victims. Plus, Brittney Griner makes an urgent plea to President Biden for help as she faces up to ten years in prison in Russia on drug smuggling charges. Also, a wave of resignations rock the U.K. government as three senior ministers abruptly quit from their positions within minutes of each other, creating more crises for Boris Johnson that could lead to the end of his time as Prime Minister.

    July 4th Travel Surge Tests Airlines Amid Cancellations and Delays 7/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 50:16

    We take a look at whether airlines are ready to handle the Fourth of July travel surge. Perry Russom reports live from Chicago O'Hare's Airport as the TSA Administrator says travelers will experience standard wait times in security. And the trial of WNBA star Brittney Griner is underway in Russia where she faces up to 10 years in prison on drug smuggling charges. Russian authorities claim she had vape cartridges containing hashish oil inside her luggage. Also, CNBC's Jane Wells tries out cornhole ahead of a national championship with big sponsors and a chance at a major payout.

    Supreme Court Clears Biden to End Trump's “Remain in Mexico” Policy 06/30/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 49:59

    The Supreme Court handed down two more consequential rulings today, one on EPA climate regulations and the other on immigration. Plus, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court after Justice Stephen Breyer officially retired today after nearly three decades on the bench. And police in Ohio arrest a couple in a “horrific” multi-state sex trafficking ring. Also, with nearly four million people expected to fly this Fourth of July weekend, flight cancellations and delays are making travel a real mess this summer. The nation's air travel troubles come as nearly 1,500 off-duty Delta pilots picket at airports across the country, saying they are unhappy with their contract talks.

    NATO Invites Sweden, Finland to Join Military Alliance 06/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 49:11

    The Secretary-General of NATO says allies are prepared for the long haul in Ukraine, and plan to continue providing military and financial help to the country. This comes days after a Russian missile hit a crowded shopping center in central Ukraine, killing at least 18 people. We have live reporting from Madrid as Putin says he will respond “in kind” if NATO's footprint expands north. Plus, R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years for sex trafficking and racketeering. We hear from one of the victims who says he ruined her life. Also, lawyers say Randy Cox, a Black man, is paralyzed after a police van in Connecticut came to an abrupt stop while he was handcuffed and without a seat belt in the back. We have the latest on what police and Cox's family have to say. And 15 years ago, Apple released the first iPhone. We take a look at the history of the iPhone.

    Former White House Aide Delivers Stunning January 6th Testimony 06/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 50:11

    Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, told the January 6 committee that former President Trump knew protesters were heavily armed on the day of the Capitol riot. Hutchinson testified that when the former president's plan to join his supporters at the Capitol was rebuffed, he got physical with his own Secret Service. We have the latest reporting and analysis on the shocking testimony. Plus, one of the deadliest human smuggling cases in modern U.S. history is unfolding in southern Texas, where an official says at least 51 migrants are dead after they were abandoned in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio. Also, NBC's Steve Kornacki breaks down what races we're watching as voters head to the polls in seven states for primary and runoff elections. And convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell's victims speak out at her sentencing.

    America Grapples with Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade 06/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 50:11

    Tens of thousands of people demonstrated across the U.S. this weekend, with most opposing the ruling and subsequent bans of abortion in some states. Perry Russom reports live during a protest in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Plus at least three people are dead and multiple others injured after an Amtrak train hit a dump truck and derailed in central Missouri. We speak with someone who was on the train when it happened. And President Biden meets with world leaders during the G-7 Summit in Germany, vowing to support Ukraine for “as long as it takes.” Also, there's a new king of college baseball -- the Ole Miss Rebels celebrate their first-ever national championship.

    Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade 06/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 49:42

    President Biden says the Supreme Court decision that upended abortion rights will have immediate consequences while on Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the GOP will continue to fight to “save lives.” Twenty-six states are certain or likely to ban abortion following the ruling. We have the latest analysis from NBC's Pete Williams. Plus, live reporting outside the Supreme Court as demonstrators gather. Also, we take a look at how some business leaders are reacting to the abortion ruling.

    Trump DOJ Leaders Detail Pressure Campaign to Overturn the Election 06/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 50:12

    A former top leader of the Justice Department told the January 6th Committee that former President Trump told them to say the 2020 presidential election was corrupt. We break down all of the details with reporting from Capitol Hill and analysis from a former federal prosecutor. Plus, Senate lawmakers move a step closer to passing the first significant gun safety bill in nearly three decades on the same day the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision expanding gun rights. NBC'S Pete Williams breaks down the ruling's impact on state laws. And the sister of a 9-year-old girl who died in the Robb Elementary School shooting begs Texas lawmakers to pass new gun laws. We have reporting from Uvalde on how family members say officials failed their children.

    Pres. Biden Calls on Congress to Approve 3-Month Gas Tax Holiday 06/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 49:10

    President Biden acknowledged today that a gas tax holiday is not a permanent solution. It comes as some economists say lowering gas prices temporarily would only boost demand, meaning greater supply shortages and higher prices. Plus, the Uvalde superintendent released a statement saying he is placing the school district's police chief on administrative leave. He says law enforcement is not providing him details on the shooting at Robb Elementary School. And lawmakers grilled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the league's handling of accusations of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct within the Washington Commanders organization. Also, Gabby Petito's family takes her killer's parents to court, accusing the Laundries of concealing facts about her murder and lying about Brian Laundrie's whereabouts.

    GOP State Officials Testify About Trump Pressuring Them to Overturn Election 06/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 49:38

    In today's January 6th Committee hearing Republican state officials from Arizona and Georgia said they faced relentless pressure from former President Trump and his allies to falsely declare there was election fraud, but they did not give in. We have live reporting from Capitol Hill. Plus, the head of Texas Public Safety slams law enforcement's response to the Robb Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, calling it an “abject failure.” Also, we report on the decline of lesbian bars in the U.S. despite the community's need for spaces.

    Report: Officers Arrived at Uvalde School 19 Minutes After Gunman 06/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 49:11

    According to “The Austin-American Statesman,” officers stood in the hallway of Robb Elementary School armed with rifles and at least one ballistic shield within 19 minutes of the gunman entering the campus. But they didn't enter the classroom until about an hour later. We speak with Tony Plohetski, who broke this story. Plus, the Kremlin's spokesman tells NBC News the U.S. military veterans from Alabama who volunteered to fight Russia will be treated as criminals and mercenaries, not prisoners of war. And an update on Yellowstone National Park's reopening after historic flooding swept through the region last week. Also, Lori Garver, former NASA Deputy Administrator, joins us to take a look back on her career.

    Three Dead After Shooting at Alabama Church 06/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 49:42

    Investigators say a gunman opened fire at a church in Alabama, where senior citizens were gathered for what they called a “Boomers Potluck”. We report as the community grieves, and where negotiations for new gun laws on Capitol Hill stand. Plus, Vince McMahon, billionaire CEO and primary shareholder of the WWE, steps back temporarily from his leadership roles within the company while it conducts an investigation into alleged misconduct. And a family discovers an old family bible with special meaning before celebrating Juneteenth this weekend. Also, we meet two dads in Maryland who call themselves the “Bus Stop Pops”.

    Jan. 6 Committee: Trump Had a Heated Call with Pence Before Unleashing Mob on Him 06/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 50:17

    According to the January 6th Committee, Vice President Mike Pence made it clear to President Trump that he would not, and could not, legally overturn the election to keep him in power. We break down everything that happened in today's hearing as the Department of Justice renews its call for information from the committee. Plus, Elon Musk addresses Twitter employees for the first time in a virtual town hall, clarifying his position on remote work, and even talking about the existence of aliens. And a CNBC exclusive look at why the FBI reports fraud is a “significant threat” on LinkedIn. Also, fake German heiress and convicted felon Anna Delvey says she's ready for a new venture: NFTs.

    Federal Reserve Announces Biggest Interest Rate Increase Since 1994 06/15/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 49:40

    With the fate of the American economy hanging in the balance, the Federal Reserve took action today not seen in decades. Steve Liesman breaks down if the Fed made the right decision. Plus, new surveillance video shows Republican Congressman Barry Loudermilk leading an hours-long tour of the Capitol the day before the January 6 riot, with members of the group taking pictures of security checkpoints, stairs and hallways. And we take a look at a new report that found nearly 400 crashes in the U.S. over a 10-month period involving self-driving cars. Also, Perry Russom reports on the ground in Ohio, where nearly 200,000 homes are without electricity after a heat wave scorched the U.S.

    Yellowstone National Park Closes, Visitors Evacuate After Historic Flooding 06/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 49:54

    Valerie Castro reports live from outside Bozeman, Montana as Yellowstone National Park closes indefinitely due to flooding from a combination of heavy rain and melting snow that added as much as 9 inches of water to rivers and streams in some areas. Plus, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to announce another aggressive interest rate hike to beat back inflation. And Amber Heard tells NBC News she stands by every word of her testimony in her defamation trial with ex-husband Johnny Depp. Also, we take a look at how fentanyl dealers are targeting teenagers on social media.

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