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Fired Memphis police officers face second-degree murder charges

Five fired Memphis police officers face second-degree murder, assault and kidnapping charges in Tyre Nichols’ death. Plus, Trump pushes an anti-woke education proposal as culture wars in the classroom heat up. And, an ex-boyfriend of George Santos tells Alisyn Camerota why the Republican Rep. will never resign. Hosted by Alisyn Camerota. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Fear in Florida, Tyre Nichols investigation, first AI Congress speech

Book battle: some Florida teachers fear criminal charges if they let students read books not approved under a new state law. CNN talks to a teacher who has boxed up his class library to avoid a third degree felony. Plus, the panel discusses the latest developments in the Tyre Nichols investigation after independent autopsy finds he died from extensive bleeding caused by a severe beating. And, Congressman Jake Auchincloss joins to talk about using artificial intelligence program ChatGTP to...


All about AI, Pence’s classified docs, Georgia probe charges imminent

Artificial Intelligence - the good, the bad, the pretty cool, and what it could mean in your future. Wharton Professor Christian Terweisch joins to tell Laura about the MBA exam he set that an AI app passed. Classified documents have been found at former Vice President Mike Pence's Indiana home. Former Congressman and CNN Senior Political Commentator Adam Kinzinger joins to talk about the problem of top political leaders being able to take classified materials away from secure...


Half Moon Bay shooting, Memphis officers arrested, Oath Keepers convicted

BREAKING NEWS: at least 7 people have been killed in a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California. Plus, five Memphis police officers have been arrested following the death of Tyre Nichols, who died in what his family's attorneys allege was a horrific beating after a traffic stop. And, more members of the Oath Keepers have been convicted of seditious conspiracy for their roles in the insurrection. Also tonight: The January 6 rioter who put his feet on Nancy Pelosi’s desk is convicted on 8...


War on woke, Trump’s legal trouble, $5 million reparations proposal

A new advanced placement course for high school students on African-American studies has been rejected by Florida for lacking “Educational value”. A proposed Missouri Bill would also ban critical race theory in schools and offer teacher training in “Patriotism”. That, as a former state attorney says Florida Governor DeSantis “abused his power” when suspending him for "neglect of duty" after he signed a pledge not to prosecute cases involving abortion or transgender health care. A federal...


Baldwin criminal charge, David Crosby dies, Supreme Court search

Prosecutors plan to charge Alec Baldwin with involuntary manslaughter after a prop gun he fired killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the movie set of “Rust” in 2021. The panel discusses the charges both Baldwin and the film’s armorer are facing. Legendary singer songwriter David Crosby dies aged 81 after a long illness, his family confirm. CNN Anchor Bill Weir reflects on interviewing Crosby after the icon’s Woodstock performance. Also tonight: the Supreme Court is still looking for...


New Santos allegations, chilling Google search, Idaho warrants unsealed

A Navy veteran says Republican Rep. George Santos promised to raise funds for his cancer-stricken dog but allegedly took off with the $3,000 collected, and there are also new questions about Santos' claim his mother was a 9/11 survivor. Plus, prosecutors unveil a chilling list of Google searches allegedly made by murder suspect Brian Walshe after his wife’s disappearance. The warrants used to search the Idaho murder suspect’s residence have been unsealed, painting a grim picture of the...


Shootings at Democrats’ homes

After a GOP candidate lost his 2022 race for the New Mexico House, he tweeted the election was rigged and vowed to fight until the day he dies. Solomon Peña has now been arrested for allegedly planning shootings that occurred at properties of several New Mexico Democrats. Plus, a murder warrant has been issued for the husband of Massachusetts mother of three Ana Walshe, who has been missing since the New Year. And, the White House attacks the GOP for “Faking outrage” over Biden’s documents...


More Biden searches, GOP’s Santos problem, NAACP president interview

More locations connected to Biden could be searched after a total of 20 classified documents have now been found - and the President isn’t happy about how his administration is handling the scandal. Republican Rep. George Santos claims he underwent a double knee replacement after playing volleyball on a scholarship for a school he never attended. The panel discuss why most Republicans are shying away from calling for his resignation. Ben Jealous a former president of the National...


Analysis: Biden & Trump’s classified documents cases compared

The panel discusses the special counsel investigations into Biden and Trump's handling of classified documents: where both cases are, and the differences between them. Plus, the political controversies surrounding both Rep. George Santos, and gas stoves, make their way into legislation. And, there’s new details in the Ana Walshe disappearance, as a police report she filed in 2014 claims Brian Walshe threatened to kill her. A judge orders the unsealing of Donald Trump’s deposition in...


American Singer-Songwriter Lisa Marie Presley dies at 54

Lisa Marie Presley, only daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley died after suffering an apparent cardiac arrest after appearing at the Golden Globes Tuesday night. Mother Priscilla wrote in a statement, “it is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us. She was the most passionate strong and loving woman I have ever known.”. Plus, Attorney General Merrick Garland appoints a special counsel to take over Biden classified...


George Santos in hot water with NY Republicans over lies

George Santos is being called to resign by two state Republican party lawmakers over lies the congressman has made, we speak to Republican State Senator Jack Martins and State Assemblyman Ed Ra on the matter. Plus, President Joe Bidens legal team have found another batch of classified documents in another of his private offices in Washington DC, we ask what this means for the President and the DOJ going forward. And, Matt Schlapp the chairman of the American Conservative Union has been...


President Biden breaks silence on classified documents

President Joe Biden makes a statement on the classified documents found in his private office at Penn State University, which were handed over to the US Attorney’s office by his lawyers recently. Plus, the House of Representatives gets back to work after the brutal Speakership battle with a party line vote to establish a committee which Republicans say will investigate what they call the “weaponization of the Federal Government”. And, reporting from California as the deadly storms hit the...


DOJ review classified documents found in Biden private office

The US Attorney is reviewing classified documents from Biden’s time as Vice President discovered in one of his private offices. Sources tell CNN Biden was not aware the documents were there. Plus, rioters storm key Brazilian Government buildings over false stolen election claims, in echoes of the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. And, President Reagan’s daughter, author Patti Davis, joins to discuss Prince Harry’s media blitz ahead of his new book, and why she thinks not everything...


CNN Tonight Special: The Speaker Vote

After four days of ballots, Kevin McCarthy is about to see whether his efforts to win over the last few hardliners with his concessions have paid off. But does he have the support to get him over the finish line? CNN Tonight brings you live coverage as the House reconvenes for its 14th vote on who will become Speaker. Hosted by Jake Tapper and Erin Burnett. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Still no Speaker, Idaho murders evidence, voters on Capitol chaos

Kevin McCarthy tells CNN “I’m not putting a timeline on it” as he fails to clinch votes for Speaker on the 11th ballot, with the House voting to adjourn until noon tomorrow, buying him more time to make a deal. Republican Rep-elect Ryan Zinke joins to discuss the progress being made behind the scenes. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe joins to discuss the court documents released today that detail a surviving roommate's encounter with the alleged Idaho student killer, and the evidence...


McCarthy’s six losses, abortion pill access, Damar Hamlin improving

The House adjourns again without electing a Speaker after Kevin McCarthy suffers six humiliating losses in his Speakership bid. The panel discusses what the chaos in the GOP means for democracy, and the if the deal McCarthy is now pushing to end the impasse will ultimately leave him with any real power or respect. The FDA is to allow certified pharmacies to dispense abortion pills to patients who have a prescription. But with the recent implementation of abortion restrictions in many states,...


House fight for Speaker intensifies as McCarthy loses third vote

It's been a day of chaos on Capitol Hill, and a tough day for Kevin McCarthy. After three consecutive ballots in a session that lasted over five-hours, 20 Republicans revolted meaning they could not elect a Speaker of the House. Plus, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta joins to discuss the latest health update on Buffalo Bills star Damar Hamlin after his cardiac arrest during Monday night’s game. And, court documents obtained by CNN show Rep-elect George Santos admitted to using...


Buffalo Bills star Damar Hamlin in critical condition after tackle

BREAKING NEWS: Buffalo Bills star Damar Hamlin has collapsed after a hard hit in the first quarter of the Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, and is now hospitalized in critical condition. Host Laura Coates is joined by CNN Contributor Bob Costas, CNN Sports Anchor Coy Wire, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta, and former NFL player Donté Stallworth, as CNN Tonight reports the developing news on this story. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...


Barbara Walters dies, Trump’s taxes public, Idaho suspect charged

BREAKING NEWS: legendary news anchor Barbara Walters has died aged 93. CNN Tonight discusses her life and legacy as tributes to the trailblazer pour in. Plus, a House Committee releases six-years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, shedding new light on his finances. And, a suspect in the Idaho University student killings has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder, after unknown DNA was found and identified with the help of genetic genealogy. Hosted by Alisyn Camerota. To learn...