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1 PM ET (updated): Roe overturned, consumers are bummed, Gitmo prisoner released & more
CNN 5 Things

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, meaning there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion – we’ll break down more from the opinion and what this means for abortion access in the US. A gun safety bill will likely be landing on the President’s desk soon, as it’s set to pass its last hurdle: a House vote later today. A consumer-focused report the Federal Reserve keeps a close eye says overall sentiment hit a new low. Today marks the first anniversary of the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. And, we’ll tell you why the US has released a Guantanamo Bay prisoner.

Jun 24, 2022

9 AM ET: Jan. 6 fallout, Germany’s gas crisis, firing squad & more
CNN 5 Things

We begin this episode with the latest public January 6 hearing. Last night the Senate passed its first major gun legislation in decades. Europe’s biggest economy is running out of gas. At least four people have died after 12 days of protests in Ecuador – we’ll tell you what they’re protesting about. And a man seeking execution by firing squad has won SCOTUS’ blessing.

Jun 24, 2022

6 AM ET: Senate’s gun vote, Jan. 6 pardons, Ukraine latest & more
CNN 5 Things

In this episode we bring you the news of the Senate passing its first major federal gun safety legislation in decades. GOP members of congress asked former President Trump for a pardon. Ukrainian troops are withdrawing from the strategic city of Severodonetsk. In the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a heavy loss in a former stronghold. And Netflix is laying off 300 employees.

Jun 24, 2022

10 PM ET: Jan. 6 documentary, Ukraine aid, student debt cancellations & more
CNN 5 Things

In this episode, we’ll hear from a former Justice Department official who threatened to resign amid pressure from the Trump campaign to intervene in the 2020 presidential election. Plus, new documentary footage about the Capitol insurrection reveals how then-Vice President Mike Pence reacted to a request to invoke the 25th amendment. Also, the US is sending Ukraine new military aid – we have the details. Children six through 17 will soon be eligible for shots of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. Lastly, thousands of defrauded student loan borrowers are getting their debts cancelled.

Jun 24, 2022

5 PM ET: Jan. 6 hearing, Ukraine’s EU status, Juul products banned & more
CNN 5 Things

Three former Justice Department officials are testifying about how the Trump campaign pressured them to support its false election fraud claims in the 2020 presidential election. Plus, the US Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down a New York law that restricted concealed carry is getting mixed reactions. A final Senate vote on the bipartisan gun reform package could come later today. EU leaders have given Ukraine and Moldova the greenlight to join the bloc. Lastly, we’ll explain why Juul vaping products are now banned in the US.

Jun 23, 2022

12 PM ET: SCOTUS’ gun decision, Senate gun vote, Biden preps for Roe & more
CNN 5 Things

This afternoon, we start off with a breaking decision from the Supreme Court about concealed gun carry in New York. It comes as senators prepare to vote on a hefty gun safety deal today. And as the court is wrapping up its term, more contentious decisions are expected, including one on abortion – we’ll tell you how the White House is preparing. We’ll also tell you why the January 6 committee is taking a break with public hearings after its fifth one today. And if you’re planning to buy a house soon, listen to hear how mortgage rates in the US are doing.

Jun 23, 2022

9 AM ET: Jan. 6 lineup, Arredondo on leave, trademarking ‘the’ & more
CNN 5 Things

This morning we bring you the latest on the line up for today’s January 6 committee hearing. Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo has been put on leave. Three volunteers captured fighting with the Ukrainian army are hoping to avoid the death penalty. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles are both in Rwanda, but for different reasons. An Ohio University has trademarked the word “the.”

Jun 23, 2022

6 AM ET: New DOJ subpoenas, Afghanistan needs help, Omicron’s new variant & more
CNN 5 Things

In this episode we’ll tell about some new subpoenas from the DOJ. In Afghanistan, the Taliban government is appealing for help with rescue and recovery efforts after an earthquake killed at least 1,000 people. Ukraine may gain EU candidacy status today – we’ll tell you why full membership is still a long way off. Researchers at Harvard Medical School say Omicron subvariants elicit less of an immune response than the original disease. And finally – JP Morgan’s Chase is cutting jobs – we’ll tell you why.

Jun 23, 2022

10 PM ET: Gun reform opposition, fake elector probe, Covid-19 subvariants & more
CNN 5 Things

House Republican leaders say they’ll vote against the Senate’s bipartisan gun safety bill. Plus, the Justice Department subpoenaed a major player in the Trump campaign’s fake elector scheme in an attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election. A Uvalde school district police chief has been placed on administrative leave in the wake of a deadly school shooting at an elementary school. European leaders are expected to announce a decision on Ukraine’s bid to join the EU. Lastly, new research on how the latest Covid-19 subvariants could raise the risk of breakthrough infections.

Jun 23, 2022

5 PM ET: Gas tax suspension, murder conviction overturned, Kraft Mac & more
CNN 5 Things

We start with President Joe Biden’s plan to lower gas prices in the US. Plus, senators grilled Fed Chairman Jerome Powell over the central bank’s interest rate hikes. A state supreme court overturned the murder conviction of a man whose son died in a hot car. Then, we’ll hear from a woman who survived a deadly earthquake in Afghanistan. Lastly, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is rebranding a household staple.

Jun 22, 2022



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