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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: US' record debt, mental health crisis, chess cheating scandal & more

10/5/2022
Moscow has appointed acting heads of four illegally annexed regions, even as it loses ground to Ukraine. In a bleak milestone, the US national debt has soared above $31 trillion. 90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the country - we’ll bring you the details. China has banned 22 million people in Xinjiang from leaving, because of 38 Covid-19 cases. And, instead of checkmate, it may be game over for a teen grandmaster accused of cheating. To learn more about how CNN protects...

6 AM ET: Putin signs annexation, Biden's oil dilemma, Judge beats the record & more

10/5/2022
Russia’s president has signed the annexation of four Ukrainian regions into law, even as Moscow admits to military setbacks in some of those areas. The White House is making a last ditch effort to stop an oil production cut at today’s OPEC+ meeting - we’ll bring you the details. At least 10 people are dead and 17 others missing after an avalanche in the Indian Himalayas. In another plot twist, Elon Musk now says he wants to buy Twitter after all. Plus, Yankees slugger Aaron Judge beats the...

10 PM ET: Trump’s Supreme Court appeal, potential oil production cuts, abortion protections & more

10/4/2022
Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court to make sure materials marked as classified are part of the special master’s review. The US and South Korea conducted a missile test after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan. President Joe Biden will visit Florida tomorrow in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The world’s top crude oil exporters are considering drastic oil production cuts. Lastly, President Joe Biden outlined new steps to boost abortion protections. To learn...

Duration:00:05:10

5 PM ET: Russia annexation laws, proposed Twitter deal, Loretta Lynn dies & more

10/4/2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to sign laws today to declare four Ukrainian regions as part of Russia. Japan reaffirmed its alliance with the US after North Korea fired at least one missile over the country without warning. A secret audio recording played at the Oath Keepers trial shows members allegedly planning to bring weapons into DC. Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter at the originally proposed price of $44 billion dollars. Lastly, country music legend Loretta Lynn has...

12 PM ET: Ian's long-term impact, US recession prediction, NFL takes a hit & more

10/4/2022
Picking up the pieces left by Hurricane Ian could take a long time, and experts say the storm's ripple effects will be felt in the US economy. A string of apparently-connected killings in California have authorities on high alert. According to a new survey, the US's top CEOs are bracing for a recession - we'll break down what they predict and what questions corporate America may be asking now. Georgia's anti-abortion GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker is denying a report that he paid for...

9 AM ET: Voting rights challenge, Philadelphia gun ban, pricey Xmas trees & more

10/4/2022
The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to a key section of the Voting Rights Act today and the results could have far reaching consequences. People in Florida continue to wait for news of missing loved ones as rescues continue. A judge has blocked a rule banning guns in Philadelphia’s recreational facilities. Russia’s parliament has approved the illegal annexation of 4 regions of Ukraine - but there’s confusion about which areas they’re claiming. Plus, we’ll tell you why Christmas trees...

6 AM ET: FL death toll rises, North Korean missile, satire gets serious & more

10/4/2022
The death toll in Florida has risen to more than 100 people, as questions are asked about how some local officials responded to Hurricane Ian. The US has condemned a North Korean missile launch that flew over Japan. Russian lawmakers have voted to illegally annex parts of Ukraine, but their forces don't control all of the areas they're trying to claim. The FBI is warning about misinformation ahead of the midterms - we'll tell you where it could be coming from. Plus, The Onion gets...

10 PM ET: Biden visits Puerto Rico, North Korea missile, Kim Kardashian fined & more

10/3/2022
President Joe Biden announced $60 million dollars in funding to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile over Japan as residents are warned to take cover. We’ll break down the findings from an independent investigation about abuse and misconduct allegations within women’s professional soccer. US stocks kicked off the fourth quarter with a huge rally. Lastly, we’ll tell you about the social media post that had Kim Kardashian charged and...

5 PM ET: Ian evacuation criticisms, Russia’s annexation process, fishing scandal & more

10/3/2022
Officials in one Florida county are being criticized over the timing of evacuation orders. Russia’s parliament has started its process of approving the annexation of four regions of Ukraine. Authorities are looking into a deadly stampede at an Indonesian soccer game that killed at least 125 people. The US Supreme Court has allowed a defamation lawsuit against the CEO of MyPillow to proceed. Lastly, we’ll tell you about a cheating scandal at a fishing tournament that’s led to an...

12 PM ET: Florida's wreckage, Ukraine-US offer, seditious conspiracy trial & more

10/3/2022
Recovery efforts in Florida continue after the fallout from Hurricane Ian, and the confirmed death toll is rising. In an attempt to secure more US military support, Ukraine is offering the Biden administration a deal - we'll tell you what they're proposing and why the US may hesitate. The trial of alleged Oath Keepers for their role in the Capitol attack begins today, on charges rarely used in US history. Another bus carrying dozens of migrants has arrived in Washington, DC from Texas. And...

Duration:00:05:31

9 AM ET: New Trump audio, Russia conscripting Ukrainians, Lewis Hamilton's nose stud fine & more

10/3/2022
Floridians are trying to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Ian devastated the state. Meanwhile, people on Mexico's west coast are bracing for Hurricane Orlene. New audio reveals former President Donald Trump falsely claimed he gave letters from Kim Jung Un to the National Archives - we'll bring you the details. The Ukrainian military says they’ve now liberated another town, as they report Moscow is conscripting Ukrainians in Russian-occupied regions. And, Lewis Hamilton's team is fined over...

Duration:00:05:33

6 AM ET: Florida's devastation, UK's tax U-turn, Brazil presidential vote & more

10/3/2022
More death are being reported in Florida as search efforts continue after Hurricane Ian decimated some areas. The British government has made a U-turn on its controversial tax plan - we’ll bring you the details. The head of one of Indonesia’s soccer teams says he’s ready to take full responsibility after a deadly stampede killed at least 125 people. Brazil’s presidential vote failed to find a winner on Sunday, in what’s been a polarizing campaign. Plus, King Charles III is finding out he...

One Thing: How Hurricane Ian Got So Strong, So Quickly

10/2/2022
Residents of southwest Florida are cleaning up after Hurricane Ian slammed into the coast as a deadly Category 4 storm last week, causing catastrophic damage and widespread flooding before later making landfall again South Carolina. We look at what role climate change may have played in the storm’s ferocity and how some cities are reconsidering how to rebuild with that in mind. Guest: Bill Weir, CNN Chief Climate Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

3PM ET: More FL evacuations, Russian retreat, Brazil election tensions & more

10/1/2022
More southwest Florida residents are evacuated from their homes as post-Ian flooding becomes a concern. Russian troops pull back from a key city in eastern Ukraine. Anti-government protests continue in Iran. Brazil is on edge as voters go to the polls on Sunday. And a street in San Francisco is renamed in honor of a victim of anti-Asian hate. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

10 AM ET: Ian cleanup, Burkina Faso military takeover, Abbott debates O’Rourke & more

10/1/2022
Fort Myers and other southwest Florida cities are digging out days after Hurricane Ian left behind a trail of destruction. In an interview with CNN, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin warns Russia against using nuclear weapons in Ukraine. The military has taken over the government of Burkina Faso for the second time this year. Texas gubernatorial candidates debate just weeks ahead of the midterm elections. And some are snickering at Tesla’s new robot prototype. To learn more about how CNN...

10 PM ET: Ian’s destruction, Listeria outbreak, Dow’s new low & more

9/30/2022
Hurricane Ian has weakened to a post-tropical cyclone after striking South Carolina. President Joe Biden called leaks in two Russian gas pipelines a “deliberate act of sabotage.” A recalled cheese has been linked to a Listeria outbreak in the US. The Dow suffered its worst month since the Covid-19 pandemic started. Lastly, New York City will open a humanitarian relief center for asylum seekers. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:04:55

5 PM: Ian makes landfall, Russia’s annexation, Met Gala theme & more

9/30/2022
Hurricane Ian made landfall in South Carolina as a Category 1 storm. Russian President Vladimir Putin says four occupied regions of Ukraine are now part of Russia – we’ll tell you how Ukraine and the US are responding. We have the latest on two deadly attacks in southeastern Ukraine and Kabul, Afghanistan. Congress has passed a short-term funding bill to prevent a government shutdown. Lastly, the theme for next year’s Met Gala has been revealed. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

12 PM ET: Ian threatens SC, Ukraine's NATO intention, inflation warning signs & more

9/30/2022
Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall in South Carolina today, as Florida residents take stock of the destruction left in its wake. Russia has illegally annexed four occupied areas of Ukraine and Ukraine’s President says he’s starting the process to join NATO. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is preparing for her first session on the bench of the Supreme Court amid growing public distrust of the institution. A key inflation benchmark has increased, and investors are nervously waiting to...

9 AM ET: Ukraine regions annexation, migrants shot, Trevor Noah leaving & more

9/30/2022
Hurricane Ian is lashing the coasts of the Carolinas, after leaving a trail of destruction behind in Florida. The Kremlin has formally begun annexing four Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine in a ceremony in Moscow. Two men have been arrested and charged with the shooting of two migrants in Texas. Used cars are becoming unaffordable for a lot of Americans - we'll tell you why. And, Trevor Noah says he'll be saying goodbye. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

6 AM ET: Florida's devastation, civilian convoy hit, US to shape internet & more

9/30/2022
Florida is grappling with the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian, with some communities wiped out and millions still without power. Ukrainian officials say more than 20 people have been killed in an attack on a civilian convoy leaving Zaporizhzhia, one of the areas slated to be formally annexed by Russia today. Young women or a minority group may have been targeted in a suicide attack in Kabul today. The US suicide rates rose in 2021, reversing two years of decline. Plus, the US has beaten...