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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

One Thing: Understanding “The Assignment” with Audie Cornish

11/27/2022
Over the past few years, once-sleepy local school board meetings have become passionate and occasionally rowdy venues for debate over issues like the pandemic, race, gender and more. We’ve also seen school board elections become more partisan than ever. We hear from two parents about why they decided to run for office and what changes they hope to make while in power. Listen to “The Assignment” here. Guest: Audie Cornish, CNN Anchor & Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:16:47

3PM ET: Idaho mystery, Huawei ban, Ukraine power problems & more

11/26/2022
Police have still not identified a suspect nearly two weeks after four University of Idaho students were found stabbed to death. A vigil is planned after a mass shooting inside a Wal-Mart in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Biden administration bans Chinese tech amid spying fears. Ukraine works to keep the lights on amid Russian strikes. And a group of Australians strip down to raise awareness for skin screenings. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:05:33

10 AM ET: GA early voting, Trump meets with white supremacist, Ford recall & more

11/26/2022
Multiple weather systems threaten to complicate a busy post-Thanksgiving travel weekend. Early voting begins in the Georgia Senate runoff election. Former president Donald Trump meets with Kanye West and a holocaust denier at Mar-a-Lago. SpaceX will try to launch supplies up to the International Space Station. And thousands of Ford SUV’s are being recalled. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:05:31

9 AM ET: Russia's LGBTQ law, Twitter 'amnesty', missing cannabis mystery & more

11/25/2022
NATO's chief has reiterated support for Ukraine ahead of a foreign ministers meeting today. Russian lawmakers have approved a bill that could ban people from promoting or praising LGBTQ relationships. We'll tell you why a 90-year-old cardinal has been fined in Hong Kong. Elon Musk says Twitter will start reinstating some accounts next week. Plus, we'll tell you who Indian police are blaming for the disappearance of hundreds of pounds of cannabis. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:05:22

6 AM ET: Biden's gun pledge, Trump battery suit, soccer v. football & more

11/25/2022
President Joe Biden says he'll work with Congress to try and get rid of assault weapons after a week of deadly shootings. Half of Ukraine's capital is without power, as Russian strikes continue to target critical infrastructure. E. Jean Carroll is suing former President Donald Trump for battery and defamation - we'll bring you the details. New Covid-19 variants are expected to be passed around this holiday weekend. Plus, whether you call it soccer or football, the US is taking on England in...

Duration:00:05:17

9 AM ET: Iran's human rights 'crisis', Palin defeated, world's most expensive drug & more

11/24/2022
The US has reached a grim milestone when it comes to mass shootings - we'll bring you the details of some of this week's attacks. The UN's human rights chief is calling for an investigation into human rights violations in Iran. Sarah Palin's political comeback attempt has failed once again. A court in Brazil has rejected the outgoing president's election results challenge. Plus, the FDA approves the most expensive drug in the world. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:00:05:33

6 AM ET: Walmart shooting details, Russia 'weaponizing winter', 67lbs goldfish & more

11/24/2022
Police have named the six victims of the shooting at a Walmart in Virginia who were killed in the break room of the store. Russia has been accused of using the cold weather in Ukraine to "freeze them into submission". Idaho police are still asking the public for help as they search for answers to the killing of 4 students. China has recorded its highest number of Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. Plus, a fisherman strikes gold. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

Duration:00:05:06

10 PM ET: Pence Jan. 6 testimony, Walmart employee speaks, TSA cat discovery & more

11/23/2022
Justice Department prosecutors want to question former Vice President Mike in their January 6 probe. Six Walmart employees killed in a shooting in Chesapeake, Virginia have been identified. We’ll tell you where an investigation into the fatal stabbings of four University of Idaho students now stands. The US imposed sanctions on three Iranian officials for its violent crackdown on protests over a woman who died in police custody. And a sneaky feline caught TSA agents at JFK airport off...

Duration:00:05:46

5 PM ET: Walmart shooting suspect, Russian strikes, Thanksgiving travel & more

11/23/2022
A Walmart manager accused of fatally shooting at least six people and injuring several others has been identified. The suspect in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub appeared in court. Georgia’s Supreme Court made two big moves on the state’s abortion ban and early voting. At least seven people are dead following a round of Russian strikes across Ukraine. Lastly, we’ll break down the holiday travel and weather forecast in the US. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:00:04:04

12 PM ET: Walmart employee shooting, Alex Jones, World Cup protest & more

11/23/2022
A shooting at a Virginia Walmart marks the latest mass shooting in the US in recent weeks - we have the latest. More people are signing up for unemployment benefits than economists had predicted. Russian missile strikes have caused power outages across Ukraine, elevating fears about winter weather. Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones faces another legal loss. And, protests plus another upset at the World Cup. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:05:09

9 AM ET: Virginia shooting update, Ukrainian newborn killed, Kevin McCarthy's ultimatum & more

11/23/2022
We start with the latest from the shooting at a Walmart in Virginia that killed at least 6 people. There are new details emerging about the Russian strike on a maternity ward that left a newborn baby dead. Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro is challenging his election loss. Kevin McCarthy is calling for the Secretary of Homeland Security to resign. Plus, why good cholesterol might not be as good as we think. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:05:02

6 AM ET: Walmart shooting, Israel explosions, 'Love Actually' reunion & more

11/23/2022
At least 6 people have been killed in a shooting at a Walmart store in Virginia. Two separate explosions have hit Jerusalem - our reporter has the latest from the ground there. A Russian strike has hit a maternity hospital in Ukraine, and the country's energy problems aren't getting any better. A study shows new Covid 19 boosters give limited protection from the virus. Plus, the stars of 'Love Actually' get together ahead of the film's 20 year anniversary. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:05:13

10 PM ET: Student loan payments, Russian gas cuts, Oxford ‘word of the year’ & more

11/22/2022
The Biden administration has extended a freeze on federal student loan payments. Senator Lindsey Graham testified in front of a Georgia grand jury that’s investigating efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in the state. Starting Monday, Russia’s state-owned gas company says it’s reducing its natural gas supply to Europe and Ukraine. Three Georgia sheriff’s office employees have been arrested after videos show them beating a Black inmate in a county jail. And for the first time ever,...

Duration:00:04:25

5 PM ET: Special master dispute, Trump’s taxes, Cristiano Ronaldo & more

11/22/2022
The Justice Department wants to shut down a special master’s review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home. The US Supreme Court has paved the way for a House committee to obtain Trump’s tax returns. Ukrainian officials report shelling by Russian forces in the eastern part of the country. Dr. Anthony Fauci, who’s set to step down next month, gave his final White House briefing today. Lastly, English Premier League club Manchester United and soccer star...

Duration:00:04:08

12 PM ET: Apple store suspect charged, Disney changes, reality stars sentenced & more

11/22/2022
We start with the story of one survivor who was shot seven times in Saturday's attack on an LGTBTQ nightclub in Colorado. The man accused of driving an SUV through a Massachusetts Apple store has been identified – we'll tell you what he says happened from his perspective. Jury deliberations have begun in the criminal trial of five alleged leaders of the Oath Keepers over their possible involvement in the January 6 attack. Disney is restructuring with its former CEO at the helm. Plus, why...

Duration:00:05:31

9 AM ET: Indonesia rescue efforts, US drug shortage, World Cup upset & more

11/22/2022
Rescue workers in Indonesia continue to search for any survivors of yesterday's earthquake, but they're also expecting to find more bodies. Iran's internet is back up and running after a crack down on antigovernment protestors took the country offline. Americans are struggling to fill prescriptions - we'll tell you why. The Dominican Republic is reportedly sending children to Haiti without their parents. Plus, a major upset at the World Cup, but for once it actually involves soccer. To...

Duration:00:05:03

6 AM ET: Iran rape investigation, shooting hero, holiday weather & more

11/22/2022
Iranian security forces have been accused of using rape and blackmail to torture protesters - we'll bring you the details from a CNN exclusive investigation. The man who tackled a shooter in an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado has been speaking about his heroic actions. The World Health Organization has a dire warning about Ukraine as winter creeps closer. More than 100 migrants were rescued from an overloaded boat in the Florida Keys. Plus, there could be some weather problems if you're...

Duration:00:05:18

10 PM ET: CO heroes & victims, CNN’s Iran investigation, NASA’s major milestone & more

11/21/2022
Police have identified the five people who died in Saturday’s shooting and the two heroes who intervened inside the nightclub. Massachusetts hospitals are grappling with an influx of victims from a car that drove into an Apple store. We’ll sum up what happened on Day 2 of the World Cup in Qatar. Witnesses, survivors and other sources are speaking out about how Iran’s security forces are using rape and blackmail against protesters. Lastly, NASA’s Orion capsule made a major achievement...

Duration:00:05:15

5 PM ET: Nightclub shooter, railroad strike threat, turkey pardons & more

11/21/2022
The suspected shooter at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub over the weekend is facing multiple murder and hate crimes charges. In New York, two men were arrested and charged for allegedly planning to attack a synagogue. More labor disputes with rail unions could mean a strike just before the holidays. Indonesia was hit by an earthquake today, and the death toll continues to climb. Lastly, President Joe Biden hosts the annual turkey pardon. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:00:05:22

12 PM ET: FTX owes billions, Twitter reinstates Trump, World Cup protest & more

11/21/2022
The Democrats have a handful of goals they want to squeeze through before the GOP takes control of the House - we'll tell you what they're planning. Collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX says it owes creditors nearly $3.1 billion. Twitter has reinstated former President Donald Trump's profile, but will he go back to the site? Iran's soccer team held a powerful protest at the World Cup. Plus, the big winners from the AMAs. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:05:03