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We bring you 5 stories that will get you up to speed and on with your day. Updates at 6am, 9am, 12pm, 5pm and 10pm Eastern, every weekday.

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We bring you 5 stories that will get you up to speed and on with your day. Updates at 6am, 9am, 12pm, 5pm and 10pm Eastern, every weekday.

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English


Episodes

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

5/20/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:12

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

5/20/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:03

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

5/20/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:15

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

5/20/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:22

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

5/19/2022
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,...

Duration:00:04:56

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

5/19/2022
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...

Duration:00:04:31

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

5/19/2022
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

Duration:00:05:13

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

5/19/2022
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,...

Duration:00:05:04

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

5/19/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:22

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

5/18/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:12

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

5/18/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:04

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

5/18/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:20

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

5/18/2022
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

Duration:00:04:37

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

5/18/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:21

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

5/17/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:14

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

5/17/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:05

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

5/17/2022
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...

Duration:00:04:52

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

5/17/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:09

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

5/17/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:30

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

5/16/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:35