CNN 5 Things – Podcast on CNN Audio

10 PM ET: Primary elections, Supreme Court protections, deportation flight & more
CNN 5 Things
We begin with key races in five states holding elections. Plus, we’ll break down a potential sticking point in a bipartisan gun reform package. President Joe Biden is expected to sign a bill that provides additional security to US Supreme Court justices’ immediate family members. Moderna’s vaccine for children six to 17 clears a hurdle in its authorization process. Lastly, we’ll tell you how a controversial flight to deport asylum seekers became grounded.
Jun 15, 2022
4 mins

5 PM ET: Biden on inflation, Brittney Griner, BTS announcement & more
CNN 5 Things
President Joe Biden addresses inflation in a speech about the US economy. Plus, Ukraine may be receiving new security packages soon, as Russia’s war there continues. We also have new developments on pro-basketball star Brittney Griner’s detention. Then, we’ll explain how dangerous flooding conditions are impacting communities near Yellowstone National Park. Lastly, a big change for BTS – we’ll tell you about the announcement the K-Pop sensation made about their careers.
Jun 14, 2022
3 mins

12 PM ET: Jan. 6 hearing pushed, primary day, Biden’s problematic trip & more
CNN 5 Things
The January 6 House select committee postponed its third hearing slated for tomorrow – we’ll tell you why and about the panel’s disagreement over the DOJ. Voters in five states will head to the polls today in several key races, like in Nevada. President Joe Biden will head to Saudi Arabia in July – we’ll tell you why that decision is raising some eyebrows. Thanks to a new law, teachers and staff can now carry guns at schools in Ohio and we’ll check in on the health of the stock market and cryptocurrencies.
Jun 14, 2022
4 mins

9 AM ET: Gun control, Rwanda’s new arrivals, sentient AI & more
CNN 5 Things
We start this episode with the sell-off on Wall Street yesterday – listen to find out why investors saw red. Politicians are optimistic about a potential bipartisan gun control deal. A plan by the UK to send asylum seekers to Rwanda begins today. President Biden’s getting ready for a trip to Saudi Arabia. The Google engineer who believes AI has become sentient.
Jun 14, 2022
4 mins

6 AM ET: Jan. 6 aftermath, Yellowstone flooding, Wall Street jitters & more
CNN 5 Things
This episode begins with a look at the second public hearing of the January 6 committee. We’ll tell you about the flooding in Yellowstone National Park. In Ukraine, Russian forces make gains in the east. Wall Street saw red yesterday, we’ll tell you why. And a woman who wrote a blog post on ‘how to kill your husband,’ has been sentenced to life in jail for doing just that.
Jun 14, 2022
4 mins

10 PM ET: New January 6th testimony, Idaho arrests, heat alerts & more
CNN 5 Things
In this episode, a former Fox News employee testifies before the panel holding its second public hearing about the Capitol attack. Plus, Ukraine’s president weighs in on the bloody battle in the country’s east as Russia’s war there continues. Police arrest a group of men in Idaho who they say have ties to a White nationalist group – a CNN correspondent explains the men’s alleged plans. We’ll also tell you which parts of the US are under heat alerts. Lastly, we’ll break down the “extremely hazardous conditions” that has one national park temporarily closed.
Jun 14, 2022
4 mins

5 PM ET: Capitol attack hearing, stocks plunge, Jennifer Hudson & more
CNN 5 Things
Former President Donald Trump’s debunked election fraud claims took center stage in the second public hearing about the Capitol insurrection. Plus, we have new developments on a key city in eastern Ukraine that is mostly under Russian control. In our business news, Bitcoin prices plunged today along with stocks – we’ll break it all down. Lastly, we’ll tell you about Jennifer Hudson’s crowning achievement that less than 20 people hold.
Jun 13, 2022
3 mins

12 PM ET: January 6 hearing, southwest wildfires, SCOTUS protests & more
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The January 6 House select committee’s second hearing is underway – we’ll tell you what to expect and how the hearing got shaken up a bit. A bipartisan group of senators reached an agreement on gun safety legislation – listen to learn what made it in and what didn’t. Wildfires are scorching areas of the southwest in the US. The White House is defending one of President Biden’s potential upcoming visits and protests are taking place in front of the Supreme Court.
Jun 13, 2022
4 mins

10 AM ET: Jan. 6 day two, interest rates, it’s not McDonald’s & more
CNN 5 Things
We begin with a lookahead to the second day of the televised January 6 insurrection hearings. The Federal Reserve are meeting Wednesday to decide what to do about interest rates. The latest on the bipartisan gun control proposal. In India a house has been demolished because its owner protested. And Russia’s got a new McDonald’s, sort of.
Jun 13, 2022
4 mins

6 AM ET: Gun control, Jan. 6 day two, AOC won’t commit & more
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This Monday morning we start with the agreement in principle on gun safety legislation. President Biden says it doesn’t do everything, but it’s an important step in the right direction. It’s day two of the televised hearings on the January 6 insurrection – we’ll tell you what’s coming up. In international news – Russian forces are still trying to isolate the key Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk. AOC has held off backing President Biden for 2024, saying she’s focusing instead on the midterms. Finally, disgraced former lawyer Michael Avenatti plans to plead guilty.
Jun 13, 2022
4 mins