CNN 5 Things-logo

CNN 5 Things

CNN

We bring you 5 stories that will get you up to speed and on with your day. Updates at 6am, 9am, 12pm, 3pm and 6pm Eastern, every weekday.

Location:

United States

Networks:

CNN

Description:

We bring you 5 stories that will get you up to speed and on with your day. Updates at 6am, 9am, 12pm, 3pm and 6pm Eastern, every weekday.

Language:

English


Episodes
Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

One Thing: What Diddy’s Downfall Says About the Legacy of #MeToo

5/26/2024
Note: This episode contains descriptions of domestic violence. Outrage has rippled through the entertainment industry ever since CNN exclusively obtained disturbing surveillance video showing Sean “Diddy” Combs assaulting his then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura in 2016. After initially denying the incident and others alleged ever happened, Diddy apologized for his actions in the video. In this episode, we explore why many say the apology falls short and look at how the case fits into the wider #MeToo movement. Guest: Elizabeth Wagmeister, CNN Entertainment Correspondent If you or someone you know is struggling with intimate partner violence, there are resources available, including the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:19:25

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

5 Good Things: A Chicago Teen Earns a Doctorate Degree

5/25/2024
A Chicago teenager became the youngest person in her university’s history to earn a doctorate degree. The discovery of a long-lost branch of the Nile River could help solve a mystery of the pyramids. Think you could win a ‘do nothing’ contest? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta gives us advice on the keys to happiness. Plus, a 90-year-old man becomes the oldest person to reach the edge of space—and accomplishes a goal he’s had for more than 60 years. For some more goodness on Saturdays, sign up for CNN's The Good Stuff newsletter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:10:14

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 PM ET: Memorial Day weekend forecast, missionaries killed, ‘Super Size Me’ filmmaker dies & more

5/24/2024
Dangerous storms and searing heat will impact parts of the US this Memorial Day weekend. Meanwhile, a deadly heat wave is being felt abroad. Haitian gangs fatally shot three missionaries, including an American couple. Today marks two years since an elementary school massacre claimed the lives of 19 students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas. And, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, best known for the McDonald’s documentary “Super Size Me,” has died. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:17

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

3 PM ET: American tourists charged latest, holiday gas prices, iPhone settlement payout & more

5/24/2024
Israel’s prime minister held a call with members of his cabinet over a top UN court’s ruling that orders Israel to immediately stop its military operation in Rafah. The first of several Americans arrested in Turks and Caicos on ammunition charges can return home under some conditions. The prosecutor in former President Donald Trump’s election subversion case in Georgia is appealing the judge’s decision to throw out some charges. The Biden administration is trying to keep gas prices in check for Memorial Day weekend travel. And, we’ll explain why having an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus could get you paid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:00

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

12 PM ET: Israel ordered to halt offensive, China's Taiwan test, millennial saint & more

5/24/2024
The UN’s top court orders Israel to stop its operation in Rafah at the request of South Africa. China's military conducts its largest drills around Taiwan in over a year, testing its ability to seize power. The NCAA and power conferences have agreed to a settlement that could usher in a new era of college sports. NASA delays Boeing's first flight carrying astronauts. The Catholic Church is set to canonize the first millennial saint. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:24

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

9 AM ET: Weekend travel records, hostage bodies found, another Diddy lawsuit & more

5/24/2024
We start with a breakdown of what's expected to be record breaking Memorial Day weekend travel. Israeli forces say they've found the bodies of three hostages taken by Hamas on October 7th. Sean Combs is facing another sexual assault lawsuit, taking the total to seven since November. Singapore Airlines is changing its seatbelt sign policy after deadly turbulence this week. Plus, a study suggests weed is becoming more popular than booze in the US. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:15

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 AM ET: Memorial Day travel, abortion pills reclassified, college athletes payments & more

5/24/2024
It's expected to be a record breaking Memorial Day weekend when it comes to travel - but the weather forecast is troubling in some areas. The International Court of Justice is expected to rule today on whether Israel should stop its offensive in the city of Rafah in Gaza. Louisiana is set to reclassify abortion inducing drugs as dangerous controlled substances. Sentencing starts today for an American charged with firearm offenses in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Plus, a legal settlement paves the way for colleges to pay student athletes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:13

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 PM ET: Border security legislation fails, abortion pills bill, WNBA expansion & more

5/23/2024
A sweeping bipartisan border security bill failed to advance in the Senate again – we’ll explain why. Louisiana could soon become the first state to classify two abortion drugs as controlled dangerous substances. Severe turbulence on a London flight to Singapore caused some serious injuries. Lawmakers and university leaders clashed in a hearing over responses to antisemitism on college campuses. Plus, the WNBA is adding a new franchise outside the US for the first time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:20

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

3 PM ET: Scottie Scheffler arrest footage, Iranian president’s burial, hurricane preseason forecast & more

5/23/2024
Louisville Police say they’ve taken disciplinary action against an officer who arrested top golfer Scottie Scheffler and released videos from the incident. President Joe Biden welcomed Kenya’s president to the White House, as he looks to counter China’s influence. Iran’s late president has been laid to rest after dying in a helicopter crash. The feds have reached a settlement agreement with the company behind last year’s toxic train derailment in Ohio. And, forecasters are warning about this year’s hurricane season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:18

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

12 PM ET: Cassie responds, Live Nation sued, colleges grilled & more

5/23/2024
Cassie Ventura has spoken out for the first time since her ex-boyfriend Sean Combs apologized for assaulting her in a hotel hallway in 2016. The US government and dozens of states are suing to break up Ticketmaster's parent company. Former President Donald Trump is in New York campaigning after getting a surprising endorsement. We'll hear the latest from Ukraine after a deadly Russian attack. And, the leaders of three universities are getting grilled over antisemitism on campus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:15

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

9 AM ET: Trump gets Haley endorsement, more Alito flag controversy, Taiwan 'punishment' drills & more

5/23/2024
Nikki Haley says she'll vote for former President Donald Trump, but she doesn't sound excited about it. A city in Iowa is picking up the pieces after a devastating tornado. The New York times is reporting that another controversial flag was seen flying at a house owned by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. China has launched two days of "punishment" drills around Taiwan. Plus, why college athletes could see a change to their paychecks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:12

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 AM ET: Haley backs Trump, busiest travel day, Ticketmaster lawsuit & more

5/23/2024
Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says she'll vote for her old rival former President Donald Trump in November. The families of female Israeli hostages are explaining why they released graphic footage of their abduction by Hamas. Today's expected to be the busiest day for flying over the Memorial Day weekend. Nine people have died in Mexico after wind caused a stage to collapse. Plus, the Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit soon against Ticketmaster's parent company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:12

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 PM ET: Haley endorses Trump, Uvalde families' settlement, Weinstein accuser speaks out & more

5/22/2024
Former Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley has endorsed former President Donald Trump. Israel’s prime minister says recognizing a Palestinian state “is a reward for terror” after three countries made a landmark decision to do so. The families of the victims in the Uvalde, Texas school massacre have announced a settlement. In a CNN exclusive, a Harvey Weinstein accuser says testimony from Trump’s criminal hush money trial validates her story. President Joe Biden announced another round of student debt relief. Plus, there's some dissent among Louisville police over a pro golfer's felony assault charge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:18

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

3 PM ET: Hamas abduction footage, PA workplace shooting, bird flu detection data & more

5/22/2024
The families of seven female Israeli soldiers in Hamas captivity released a graphic video of their abduction. We’ll tell you about a deadly mass shooting at a company west of Philadelphia. A hearing in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case turned into a shouting match today. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called for a snap general election this summer. And, we’ll explain how wastewater monitoring picked up an early signal of the bird flu in the US. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:12

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

12 PM ET: WH on Palestinian State, Trump classified docs hearing, Graceland foreclosure ruling & more

5/22/2024
The US is pushing back, after three European countries announced plans to recognize a Palestinian state. Former President Donald Trump's classified documents case is entering a new phase with a new hearing and new evidence. Graceland will stay in the hands of Elvis Presley’s family until its rightful ownership is determined. We’ll explain why OpenAI should be worried about a lawsuit from Scarlett Johansson. Plus, a new study finds a popular supplement may do more harm than good for some people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:22

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

9 AM ET: Deadly storm destruction, Big Oil investigation, plastics in testicles & more

5/22/2024
Deadly storms have left a path of destruction in the Midwest - now they're heading East. Spain, Norway and Ireland say they'll recognize a Palestinian state, upsetting Israel. House Democrats are investigating whether leading US oil companies colluded to push up prices. The source of the Ketamine that led to Matthew Perry's death is being investigated. Plus, high levels of tiny plastics have been found in human testicles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:01

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 AM ET: Countries recognizing Palestinian state, Iowa tornado deaths, Diddy lawsuit & more

5/22/2024
Spain, Ireland and Norway have announced plans to recognize a Palestinian state. A deadly tornado has ripped through a city in Iowa as a parade of storms continues to move across the US. An investigation is underway after a man was killed and dozens were injured by turbulence. We'll have the latest from Iran's capital, where a funeral is being held for the country's president. Plus, Sean "Diddy" Combs is facing another lawsuit as a former model has accused him of sexual assault. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:28

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

6 PM ET: Trump doesn’t testify, Netanyahu blasts ICC charges, Midwest storms & more

5/21/2024
Both sides of Donald Trump’s hush money trial rested their cases today without the former president taking the stand. Israel’s prime minister tells CNN that the charges brought by the International Criminal Court are “beyond outrageous.” President Joe Biden announced a new milestone for a law that expands health care benefits for veterans exposed to toxins and their survivors. A severe storm outbreak with potentially strong tornadoes is underway in the Midwest. Finally, a Florida meteorologist gets heated over a new law. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:20

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

3 PM ET: ICC arrest warrants, Singapore Airlines flight, primaries today & more

5/21/2024
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he’s open to legislative action against the International Criminal Court over Israeli arrest warrants. More injuries have been reported from a flight that encountered severe turbulence en route to Singapore. Several allies of former President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty in Arizona’s fake electors case. Five states are holding key elections today. And, Microsoft thinks it’s found a way to make PCs relevant again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:05:47

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

12 PM ET: Both sides rest in Trump trial, Iran funerals, Baltimore port updates & more

5/21/2024
The defense and prosecution rested their cases in the criminal hush money trial against former President Donald Trump – we'll break down what to expect next. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismisses concerns over ICC arrest warrants. Iran mourns its president after he died in a helicopter crash. The cargo ship that crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge weeks ago has been moved out of the channel. And, a maker of frozen foods is launching a new line of meals for people taking drugs for weight loss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:05:55