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10 PM ET: Title 42, Michigan tornado, Trevor Reed & more CNN 5 Things
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 northern Michigan that isn’t used to getting them. Lastly, CNN’s Jake Tapper goes one-on-one in an exclusive interview with former Marine, Trevor Reed and we have a preview.
May 21, 2022
5 PM ET: S&P 500, 911 dispatcher, world’s most expensive car & more CNN 5 Things
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 about sexual harassment allegations against Elon Musk and how he's responding. Lastly, the world’s most expensive car is off the market!
May 20, 2022
12 PM ET: Biden in South Korea, Trevor Reed interview, DOJ hate crime announcement & more CNN 5 Things
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.
May 20, 2022
9 AM ET: Flying in formula, Oklahoma abortion bill, hot weekend & more CNN 5 Things
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).
May 20, 2022
6 AM ET: Biden’s Asia visit, Ukraine's $40B, a sky-high delivery & more CNN 5 Things
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 outside quarantined areas of Shanghai and just days after the government declared an end to community spreading. Plus, we’ll tell you how a plane got an extra passenger mid-flight.
May 20, 2022
10 PM ET: Monkeypox cases, summer blackouts, Rihanna gives birth & more CNN 5 Things
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, Rihanna & ASAP Rocky welcome their first child.
May 20, 2022
5 PM ET: Children Covid-19 boosters, Ukraine aid, soap opera actress dies & more CNN 5 Things
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 today – we’ll bring you the latest. Lastly, soap opera fans are mourning the death of a young actress fighting breast cancer.
May 19, 2022
12 PM ET: Biden’s geopolitical day, war crimes trial, ‘Partygate’ & more CNN 5 Things
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.
May 19, 2022
9 AM ET: Azovstal surrender, Buffalo shooter in court, Massachusetts monkeypox & more CNN 5 Things
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.
May 19, 2022
6 AM ET: Formula scramble, Biden to Asia, markets tumble & more CNN 5 Things
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 have reportedly been making round trips to China. And, markets fell yesterday because of inflation and Target.
May 19, 2022
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