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Erin Burnet OutFront: Out in the field. In front of the headlines. A courageous and unconventional nightly news program.


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Erin Burnet OutFront: Out in the field. In front of the headlines. A courageous and unconventional nightly news program.






Former President Trump indicted by NY grand jury

Former President Donald Trump has been indicted by a New York grand jury investigating hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels. It is the first time in American history that a current or former president is facing criminal charges, and CNN is learning that Trump is expected to be arraigned early next week. Trump released a statement calling the indictment "Political Persecution and Election Interference at the highest level in history." Erin speaks with CNN correspondents and...


Nashville holds vigil as details emerge about victims

The man who lead active shooter drills at Covenant School in Nashville just walked through the school today for the first time since the horrific attack joins OutFront as we’re learning more about the shooter’s mysterious past. Plus, we are live in Moscow where the head of Wagner Group is publicly breaking with Putin over a 13-year-old girl and her father. Also, one Republican Senator is holding up 158 military jobs. Is he putting America’s national security at risk? To learn more about how...


Shooter’s friend shares chilling messages received

New messages into OutFront from the Nashville shooter to a friend just moments before the rampage, including why the shooter was reaching out to her specifically. That friend joins OutFront. Plus, his 12-year-old daughter was put on notice by police for anti-war drawings and now he has been sentenced to a Russian penal colony for calling the war an occupation. Also, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Laura Ingraham all could be taking the witness stand as Fox News starts to cozy up to Trump...


Police searched Nashville school shooter’s car

Detectives found written material in the car of the 28-year-old shooter who killed three 9-year-old children and three adults in a shooting at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee. The shooter may have resented having to attend the school in the past, according to Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake. And, a key witness appeared before the Manhattan grand jury investigating Donald Trump’s alleged role in a scheme to pay hush money to an adult film star. To learn...


Police: shooter resented have to attend Christian school

Police say the Nashville shooter resented having to go to the private Christian school. The 28-year-old killed six people including three nine-year-olds. Plus, David Pecker, the former head of the company that publishes the National Enquirer, appeared before the federal grand jury investigating Donald Trump’s alleged role in hush money payments to Stormy Daniels. Also, how TikTok is keeping much needed ammunition from Ukraine. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...


Putin critic to OutFront: I was poisoned because I opposed war

A Russian politician and Putin critic tells OutFront that she’s been poisoned for opposing the war. Plus, a threatening letter with white powder has been sent to the Manhattan district attorney investigating Donald Trump. This as the former President warns of death and destruction, his words, if he’s indicted. Also, Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman’s office says he will be out of the hospital soon following his hospitalization for depression. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...


Trump ramps up attacks on NY D.A. as possible indictment looms

The Trump witness who testified in the hush money case is speaking out to CNN. This as we have new details about what’s happening behind closed doors in the Manhattan district attorney’s case. Plus, new evidence of just how much TikTok is helping the Wagner Group recruit fighters in the war in Ukraine. Also, the Colorado dentist accused of poisoning his wife makes his first court appearance today. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Cohen may be asked to testify again

The Manhattan district attorney may be calling back key witness Michael Cohen in the Trump hush money investigation. This would be Cohen’s third appearance before the grand jury. So, what does this say about the case? Plus, the threat of nuclear war is the highest it’s been in decades according to a top Russian official. Also, a look at how Asian American voters in San Francisco are responding to progressive city policies. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...


House GOP tries to shield Trump, attacks Dem DA in hush money probe

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warns that arresting Trump would “blow up our country.” This as an OutFront legal expert joins to outline why the district attorney must indict. Plus, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis calls Trump’s attacks background noise and predicts that he can beat Biden. Also, a judge tears into Fox News, accusing the network of knowingly providing false information as Trucker Carlson’s private texts were shown in court. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...


DeSantis breaks silence on Trump hush money case

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis broke his silence on Donald Trump’s legal troubles and alleged involvement in a hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. Though he criticized the Manhattan D.A. who is pursuing charges and vowed his office would not be involved if the matter trickles into Florida, he came short of offering support for the former president. This as a last-minute witness in the investigation testified today. And, why Buster Murdaugh put out a statement denying he had...


New witness raises questions about strength of Trump hush money case

Could an 11th hour witness save the former president from an indictment in the hush money case as House GOP members seek to discredit the investigation into Trump? Plus, China’s Xi Jinping meets with Vladimir Putin. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to raise questions about whether it was staged. Also, reports suggest the U.S. government is launching a probe into the parent company of TikTok for allegedly spying on American journalists. What could this mean for the 100...


Arrest warrant issued for Putin, Russian official

New footage into OutFront shows the moment Ukrainian soldiers shoot down a Russian fighter jet. This as Russian President Vladimir Putin is now a wanted man on the world stage after the International Criminal Court charges him with war crimes. Plus, America’s banks are taking another beating and the Dow is sinking. Also, Chinese President Xi Jinping faces record unemployment and unrest. How could this figure into a potential invasion of Taiwan? To learn more about how CNN protects listener...


U.S. military releases video of Russian jet hitting U.S. drone

Dramatic video into OutFront of Ukrainian forces storming homes and searching for Russian soldiers comes as we also have the video of Russian jets taking down an American drone. An Air Force lieutenant general joins to to tell you what he sees from the footage. Plus, Erin speaks with a Nobel Prize winning economist who saw the current banking crisis coming months ago. Also, an OutFront investigation about how the U.S. Coast Guard failed to act after two women came forward to say they were...


Dow plunged more than 700 points at one point today

The bank selloff is stretching across the Atlantic as another major bank is on the verge of collapse. The question everyone is asking is if our money is safe. Former CEO of Citigroup Mike Corbat joins to discuss credit and global fears of a banking industry collapse. Plus, we’re learning new details about Russia training elementary school children to fight. Also, Georgia investigators have another recording of Trump pressuring election officials to overturn the election. To learn more about...


“Rapid deterioration”: Moody’s cuts outlook for all U.S. banks

Sounding the alarm about America’s banks, Moody's downgrading its outlook for the entire banking sector warning of rapid deterioration. A senior chairman and former CEO of Goldman Sachs joins to discuss. Plus, a Russian fighter jet forces an American drone to crash into the Black Sea causing fears of growing escalation as the battle in Bakhmut intensifies further. Also, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis does a complete 180, he now says backing Ukraine is not in America’s best interest. To learn...


U.S. government steps in to assure customers of failed banks

The Biden administration is stepping in to assure customers their money is safe after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the government’s shuttering of New York’s Signature Bank. Is there a chance of more bank runs? House Oversight and Reform Committee member Rep. Katie Porter joins this special edition of OutFront to share her insight. And, Ukrainian troops face close quarter combat as Russian forces close in on Bakhmut. Also, former president Donald Trump does not plan to testify in a...


Regional bank stocks plunge after Biden tries to calm fears

Stocks of regional banks nosedive today even after the U.S. government goes to extraordinary lengths to stop the panic. Will more banks fail and how safe is our money? Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair joins to answer what needs to be done. Plus, Russia’s military is falling apart as soldiers revolt against commanders calling themselves sacrificial lambs. Also, hundreds of migrants are trying to storms the U.S. southern border. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...


Ukraine: Russia depleting supply of key hypersonic missiles

New video into OutFront takes us to the dangerous front lines as the mother of the Ukrainian soldier killed speaks out. Her son’s brutal execution by Russians was seen around the world. Also, the collapse of the second largest bank in American history which happened in the span of 48 hours and is affecting the entire banking industry. We speak with a CEO of a company whose money was in that bank and got a call from a panicked investor to get out immediately. To learn more about how CNN...


Ukraine: Russia used hypersonic missiles in deadly barrage

Russians fighting Russians for ammunition as the head of the private military Wagner Group says the Kremlin will no longer take his calls. This as Russia sends a barrage of hypersonic missiles across the country. Plus, the New York Times is reporting the Manhattan district attorney is signaling criminal charges against Trump are likely. Also, the CEO of Fox Corporation is breaking his silence about the billion dollar lawsuit against Fox News. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...


New footage shows Russians refusing to fight: “put us in jail”

Russian soldiers are seen on camera begging their commander to lock them up so they don’t have to fight. This as an activist who spent nearly two years in Russian prison joins with a warning and a message to others who bravely speak out in Russia. Plus, we learn more about how Tucker Carlson said one thing on camera about Trump and the complete and total opposite behind the scenes. Also, is climate change making air travel more dangerous? To learn more about how CNN protects listener...