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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

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

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

5/16/2022
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....

Duration:00:05:19

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

5/16/2022
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,...

Duration:00:04:52

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

5/16/2022
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,...

Duration:00:04:31

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

5/16/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:21

Sunday Edition: How to Make Sense of This Economic Moment

5/15/2022
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

Duration:00:13:42

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

5/14/2022
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

Duration:00:04:52

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

5/14/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:04

10 PM ET: Ukraine aid, New Delhi fire, lunar eclipse & more

5/13/2022
We begin with the Pentagon’s plea to Congress to pass the $40 billion-dollar aid package for Ukraine to avoid interruptions. Then, we’ll explain why Russia is suspending power to Finland and how Finland is preparing for the shutoff. We’ll also cover a deadly fire in New Delhi and what Texas’s Supreme Court ruled in a case about alleged child abuse investigations involving gender-affirming care. Lastly, we’ll tell you which parts of the world will get the chance to see a rare blood moon over...

Duration:00:05:03

5 PM ET: Brittney Griner, baby formula shortage, record diesel prices & more

5/13/2022
In this episode, we’ll tell you about Finland’s bid to join NATO and which member country opposes the move. We also have the latest developments on WNBA star, Britnney Griner’s detention in Russia. Plus, we’ll tell you what the Biden administration and Congress is doing to address a nationwide baby formula shortage. Then, we’ll cover the sentencing of the first Capitol rioter to plead guilty to destruction of government property. Lastly, we’ll break down the impact record high diesel prices...

Duration:00:04:31

12 PM ET: Title 42, US-Russia call, Israeli police beat funeral mourners & more

5/13/2022
We start this afternoon in Louisiana, where a federal judge will hear arguments over whether to end a pandemic policy for migrants at the US-Mexico border. The US Defense Secretary had a call with his Russian counterpart for the first time since the invasion of Ukraine, as the intelligence community looks into its practices there and elsewhere. Police in Israel were beating crowds carrying a coffin of a prominent Palestinian-American journalist. The GOP is shook over a rising conservative...

Duration:00:05:01

9 AM ET: The baby formula latest, Musk’s Twitter pause, Ukraine’s grain problem

5/13/2022
This episode begins with a topic most parents of young children in the US are talking about – baby formula. Elon Musk tweeted and Twitter’s share price dropped – we’ll tell you why. Grain that’s needed to feed millions of people is stuck at a port in Ukraine – G7 nations are meeting to find a way to end the blockade. We’ll bring you the latest on the Covid-19 outbreak which appears to be spreading in North Korea. And finally, the President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa has died. To learn more...

Duration:00:04:43

6 AM ET: California’s wildfire, Russia warns Finland, Mercedes’s do not drive warning & more

5/13/2022
In this episode we’ll bring you the latest on wildfires in the US that have damaged some pricey real-estate in California. 11 people died off the coast of Puerto Rico. Finland intends to join NATO – Russia says it could retaliate. In Ukraine a Russian soldier is standing trial today. And finally, we’ll tell you why thousands of Mercedes owners should stop driving their cars. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:04:23