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Lyn
 Apr 1, 2022
Love the podcast, but please STOP with that damn Merrill commercial! 3 times in a 5 minute podcast 4 times a day is waaaaay too many! So sick of it!!


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Brian
 Dec 10, 2020
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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.


Episode Date
10 PM ET: Ukraine military aid, ‘Cryptoqueen’ wanted, holiday forecast & more
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The US is giving Ukraine another round of military aid – we have the details. We’ll also hear from the wife of WNBA star, Brittney Griner, who’s detained in Russia. Plus, we have an update about who may have contacted a former Trump White House aide before she testified during a Capitol insurrection hearing. A woman accused of scamming investors out of billions is on the FBI’s ten most-wanted list. Lastly, we’ll explain why you’ll want to check your local forecast or flight status this holiday weekend. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 02, 2022
5 PM ET: Russian missile strikes, Emmett Till case, Minecraft YouTuber dead & more
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We begin with President Joe Biden’s meeting with Democratic governors on abortion rights. We’re also following a deadly Russian strike on a residential building and recreation center in Ukraine. Then, we’ll hear from a civil rights activist following the discovery of an unserved arrest warrant in the death of Emmett Till. A popular online gamer on YouTube has died – we have the details on his passing. Lastly, some famous names are set to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 01, 2022
12 PM ET: Griner trial begins, Cheney's political fight, Uber safety & more
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The trial for American basketball star Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia since February, started today. It comes as one Ukrainian city was hit with several airstrikes overnight, as Russia's war in the country rages on. We'll break down the major election implications of a redistricting case the Supreme Court will hear next term if North Carolina Republicans get their way. Plus, GOP Congresswoman Liz Cheney is fighting for political survival. And lastly, Uber releases its latest safety report. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 01, 2022
9 AM ET: Witness tampering claim, Americans unhappy, Griner on trial & more
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In this episode we bring you the latest from the January 6 House select committee, as star witness Cassidy Hutchinson says she was contacted by someone trying to influence her testimony. New polls show the vast majority of Americans are unhappy with the state of the US - we'll tell you why. Brittney Griner is on trial in Russia today. Back in the US, a judge has ruled that the family of Gabby Petito can sue her fiance's family. Finally, a Himalayan kingdom that charges tourists $200 a night. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 01, 2022
6 AM ET: Holiday travel chaos, Costa Rica man hunt, Emmett Till discovery & more
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We start with a warning about travel chaos heading into the holiday weekend, with one airline already cancelling flights. In Florida, a judge says he'll block a new state law banning abortion from 15 weeks. A woman has been arrested in Costa Rica after she was accused of killing an elite cyclist in the US - we'll tell you how US Marshalls tracked her down. Hong Kong is marking 25 years since the British gave the city back to China. Plus, a newly discovered arrest warrant has Emmett Till's family calling for justice. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 01, 2022
10 PM ET: Ukrainians recapture island, Delta pilots protest, Alzheimer’s discovery & more
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Ukrainians have retaken a strategic territory once controlled by Russian troops. Plus, one of the suspects charged in a deadly smuggling operation in Texas made his first court appearance. We'll also explain the demands and frustrations that have some Delta pilots protesting. The US stock market marked its worst first half of the year since 1970. Lastly, we’ll tell you what scientists discovered that may explain why more women get Alzheimer’s than men. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jul 01, 2022
5 PM ET: Justice Jackson, Florida’s abortion law, cyclist murder case & more
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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has become the first Black woman on the US Supreme Court.  A Florida judge blocked the state’s law that bans abortions at 15 weeks – we’ll explain the details. World leaders wrapped the NATO summit in Madrid – we’ll break down some of President Joe Biden’s key remarks from his speech today. Plus, authorities have captured a woman accused of killing a star cyclist. Lastly, we’ll tell you why the biggest chocolate factory in the world is temporarily closed. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 30, 2022
12 PM ET: Supreme Court special edition
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It's the last day of the Supreme Court's most controversial term for decades. We take a look at the latest rulings, the historic appointment of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, and what we can expect from the court's next term. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 30, 2022
9 AM ET: KBJ makes history, another Israeli election, $53M Bacon & more
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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history today as the first African American woman to take a seat on the Supreme Court and she's being thrown in the deep end. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he's not bothered by Finland and Sweden's bids to join NATO - but he's promising action in response. In Israel, another election has been triggered - making it 5 in 3 years for the country. Meanwhile, Xi Jinping has finally left China for a trip to Hong Kong after 900 days on the mainland. Plus, a Bacon piece sells for more than $53 million dollars. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 30, 2022
12 PM ET: GOP is shook, recession fears grow, tech's Roe-reversal role & more
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We start with reactions from the GOP on yesterday's shocking January 6 testimony from a former Trump White House aide. In Spain, NATO leaders have formally invited Finland and Sweden to join the military alliance and President Joe Biden had a lot to do with it – we'll tell you what else he's up to today. A new federal report shows the US economy is doing worse than we thought. What role will tech companies have in a post-Roe world? Plus, R. Kelly is due to be sentenced today. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 29, 2022
Sunday Edition: How SCOTUS is Reshaping America
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In a special extended Sunday edition of the 5 Things podcast, we take a look at a momentous week at the Supreme Court and the far-reaching impacts of two major rulings. First, we examine why the court’s conservative majority overturned Roe v. Wade, and what it means for women across the country. Then, in the wake of a major ruling on gun rights, we hear the story of an Oklahoma group that is actively trying to loosen weapon laws in the state, despite a spate of recent mass shootings and the passage of new federal gun legislation. Guest: Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter & Elle Reeve, CNN Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 26, 2022
Sunday Edition: Why Juneteenth is More Than a Day Off
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Today is Juneteenth, which marks the day in 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas learned of their freedom more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. We examine the its origins, how it became a federal holiday, and what happens when corporations try to commercialize a holiday Black Americans have been celebrating for over a century. Guest: Don Lemon, CNN Anchor To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 19, 2022
Sunday Edition: America and the AR-15
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After massacres in Uvalde and Buffalo, calls have grown louder to ban or restrict access to AR-15 style rifles. We examine what makes this weapon so lethal, how law enforcement has adjusted its tactics in response, and what Congress may be willing to do to further regulate it. Guest: Josh Campbell, CNN Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 12, 2022
Sunday Edition: The 1/6 Investigation Goes Primetime
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This week, the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol is set to kick off a series of high-profile public hearings. We examine what new ground these hearings will cover and look at what remains unanswered about what former President Donald Trump and his allies were doing before and during the riot.  Guest: Ryan Nobles, CNN Congressional Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 05, 2022
Sunday Edition: Will Uvalde Change Anything?
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Americans are searching for answers following the elementary school massacre in Uvalde, Texas, which claimed the lives of at least nineteen children and two teachers. We examine the gun laws that allowed the suspect to purchase the weapon allegedly used in the attack and look at whether Congress could pass any new gun control legislation after years of inaction. Guest: Nick Watt, CNN Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 29, 2022
Sunday Edition: Trevor Reed is Finally Home
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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 privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 22, 2022
Sunday Edition: How to Make Sense of This Economic Moment
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From gasoline to groceries, inflation is driving up prices for just about everything. Home ownership seems out of reach for many, and the stock market is struggling. Meanwhile, the job market is booming and wages are rising. We try to make sense of these competing economic markers and what they mean for your financial future. Guest: Christine Romans, CNN Chief Business Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 15, 2022
Sunday Edition: What Could a Post-Roe America Look Like?
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Abortion rights advocates are outraged after Politico published a leaked draft Supreme Court opinion that would strike down Roe v. Wade, nearly 50 years after the ruling made abortion a protected right. We examine what a post-Roe landscape could look like, how some states are already moving in that direction and how this potential opinion could put other legal precedents in jeopardy. Guest: Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 08, 2022
Sunday Edition: Trumpism Gets Tested in Ohio
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Voters go to the polls in Ohio on Tuesday in a closely watched GOP Senate primary, with a crowded field of candidates vying for the approval of former President Donald Trump. We examine why the Big Lie is still a talking point on the campaign trail, look at the other issues on voters’ minds and preview other key races to watch in the weeks ahead. Guest: Abby Phillip, CNN Senior Political Correspondent   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 01, 2022
Sunday Edition: Biden’s Climate Ambitions Come Back Down to Earth
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A recent Gallup poll shared first with CNN found 1 in 3 Americans said they have been affected by some kind of extreme weather in the past two years. We examine how those events are shaping people’s view of climate change and changing their way of life. Plus, we look at whether President Biden is fulfilling his climate promises after more than a year on the job. Guest: Bill Weir, CNN Chief Climate Correspondent To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 24, 2022