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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

Sunday Edition: Trevor Reed is Finally Home

5/22/2022
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...

Duration:00:13:27

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

5/21/2022
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

Duration:00:05:17

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

5/21/2022
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

Duration:00:05:45

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

5/20/2022
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...

Duration:00:05:22

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