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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: TX school shooting, Russia’s war escalates, holiday weekend forecast & more

5/27/2022
We begin with chilling revelations from a Texas official about the police’s response in a deadly elementary school shooting. We’ll also tell you about Vice President Kamala Harris' upcoming visit to Buffalo, New York, following a racist mass shooting at a grocery store. Then, we’ll detail why negotiations between Russia and Ukraine have stalled. We also have the latest developments on a Georgia district attorney’s investigation into former President Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020...

Duration:00:05:42

12 PM ET: TX survivor played dead, Russia incites 'genocide', Taiwan's military drills & more

5/27/2022
This afternoon, we start off discussing some conflicting information coming from law enforcement about the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. We'll detail the harrowing experience of one child who survived the shooting after playing dead to trick the gunman. Meanwhile, CNN has exclusively seen an advance copy of a report on Russia's war in Ukraine, which finds the country is inciting genocide against Ukrainians. Taiwan has stepped up military drills in response to growing...

Duration:00:05:19

9 AM ET: Gunman's mother speaks, signs of bipartisan gun control, Heard-Depp trial wrapping & more

5/27/2022
We start this episode hearing from the mother of the gunman who killed 19 children and 2 teachers, as police are questioned why it took so long to confront the shooter. Meanwhile in Washington, signals of bipartisanship on gun control are coming from an unlikely source - we’ll tell you more. Also, police in Toronto say they shot and killed a man seen with a firearm near three schools. Former President Donald Trump and two of his adult children have been ordered to sit for depositions. And,...

Duration:00:04:52

6 AM ET: Shooting timeline confusion, NRA meeting goes ahead, Justin Timberlake sells his songs & more

5/27/2022
We begin with some confusion over the timeline of the Uvalde mass shooting, as police now say the gunman was not confronted before entering the school. Meanwhile, Texas' governor will not appear in-person at the NRA's annual convention. Ukraine's president is accusing Russia of deporting hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians, as Russia gains ground. Both China and Russia have vetoed a UN resolution against North Korea's latest missile test. And, Justin Timberlake sells his entire catalog. To...

Duration:00:05:17

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

5/26/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:21

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

5/26/2022
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...

Duration:00:04:58

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

5/26/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:10

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

5/26/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:18

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

5/26/2022
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...

Duration:00:04:57

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

5/25/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:03

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

5/25/2022
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....

Duration:00:05:49

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

5/25/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:39

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

5/25/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:15

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

5/25/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:34

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

5/24/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:33

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

5/24/2022
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,...

Duration:00:05:21

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

5/24/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:29

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

5/24/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:10

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

5/24/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:17

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

5/23/2022
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...

Duration:00:04:49