CNN Audio

10 PM ET: Memphis police beating, Jerusalem synagogue attack, Jay Leno accident, & more
5 Things
Listen to
CNN 5 Things
Sat, Jan 28
New Episodes
How To Listen
On your computer On your mobile device Smart speakers
Explore CNN
US World Politics Business

CNN 5 Things

We bring you 5 stories that will get you up to speed and on with your day. Updates at 6am, 9am, 12pm, 5pm and 10pm Eastern, every weekday.

10 PM ET: Memphis police beating, Jerusalem synagogue attack, Jay Leno accident, & more CNN 5 Things
We begin with newly released video showing a violent arrest in Memphis, Tennessee that led to the death of Tyre Nichols. A man who assaulted a Capitol Police officer during the January 6th riot has been sentenced. We also have the latest on a deadly attack near a synagogue in Jerusalem. Then, we’ll tell you why comedian Jay Leno says he landed in the hospital again. Lastly, some CVS and Walmart pharmacies will soon close early.
Jan 28, 2023
5 PM ET: Memphis family speaks, Paul Pelosi’s attack, gas prices up & more CNN 5 Things
A video showing a fatal encounter with Memphis police is expected to be released today – we’ll hear reactions from the victim’s family. We’ll also hear audio from police body camera footage the night an intruder attacked the husband of then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. We have new information about the expert who independently validated the probe into the leaked US Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. We’ll break down new data about deaths among pregnant women and new mothers. Lastly, the weather may be partially to blame for higher prices at the pump.
Jan 27, 2023
12 PM ET: Officers' 'disregard for humanity', CA shooting confession, CBD regulation & more CNN 5 Things
The Memphis Police Chief is warning the footage of Tyre Nichols' arrest in Tennessee shows a "disregard for humanity". The man accused of killing seven people in Half Moon Bay, California, has reportedly admitted to the shooting. The Federal Reserve could be pumping the breaks on its interest rate hikes. 11 ISIS members have been killed in Somalia. Plus, the FDA says it's time to start regulating CBD products.
Jan 27, 2023
9 AM ET: Memphis protests plea, Gaza Strip violence, Virginia inmates escape & more CNN 5 Things
People in Memphis, Tennessee are being urged to keep things peaceful, as they await the release of footage of Tyre Nichols' arrest. Violence in the Gaza Strip has escalated overnight. We'll tell you why Georgia's Governor has declared a state of emergency. Two inmates have escaped from a Virginia prison - and one is a convicted double homicide murderer. Plus, South Africa has a special four legged gift for India.
Jan 27, 2023
6 AM ET: Memphis braces for footage, Murdaugh murder trial, soccer star effigy & more CNN 5 Things
People in Memphis, Tennessee are waiting for the release of the bodycam footage from the arrest of Tyre Nichols, who died after a police confrontation. It's been a mixed week for Ukraine with more Russian attacks just hours after NATO allies promised tanks. The first law enforcement officer on the scene of the Murdaugh killings took the stand yesterday. Spanish police say an effigy of a black Real Madrid star was left hanging from a bridge. Plus, it's now cheaper to buy than rent in a few US cities.
Jan 27, 2023
10 PM ET: Memphis death investigation, Zelensky’s request, Bed Bath & Beyond's financial struggles & more CNN 5 Things
Authorities are bracing for possible protests after a fatal police encounter in Memphis, Tennessee. Plus, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is making another plea following a new round of Russia’s missile attacks. Changes to Covid-19 vaccinations may be on the way. A man accused of killing eight people on a New York City bike path in 2017 has been convicted of murder. Lastly, we’ll explain why Bed Bath & Beyond may be inching closer to bankruptcy.
Jan 27, 2023
5 PM ET: Memphis officers charged, Covid-19 vaccination vote, ChatGPT exam testing & more CNN 5 Things
Five former Memphis police officers have been charged with murder for a Black man’s death – we have details. Plus, Russia launched a new round of deadly strikes across Ukraine. We may soon know what the future of Covid-19 vaccinations in the US could look like. We’ll also tell you about a request from the National Archives to past US presidents and vice presidents. And, the new artificial intelligence tool, ChatGPT, is getting put to the test and we have the results.
Jan 26, 2023
12 PM ET: Economy report card, SC double murder trial, Pence docs & more CNN 5 Things
The US economy ended on a pretty good note, as the Federal Reserve weighs what to do next to cool the economy down. Southwest Airlines is paying the price for its holiday meltdown. Former South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh is on trial for allegedly murdering his wife and son. Nine Palestinians have reportedly been killed by Israeli forces. And, we'll tell you what was inside some of those classified documents found in former Vice President Mike Pence's home.
Jan 26, 2023
One Thing: On the Front Lines of the Western Water Wars CNN 5 Things
Despite recent rainstorms in California, the decades-long megadrought in the West shows no signs of easing. As a result, some states have been forced to pull back on the water they use from the Colorado River. In this episode, we hear the story of one Arizona community forced to take legal action against the city of Scottsdale after being cut off from its water supply – and why it could serve as a warning to the rest of the country as the climate crisis continues.
Guest: Lucy Kafanov, CNN Correspondent
Jan 22, 2023
One Thing: The Biden Document Discovery (And How It Compares to Trump) CNN 5 Things
When we learned Obama-era classified documents were discovered in multiple locations used by President Joe Biden after his time as vice president, some Republicans were quick to draw comparisons to former President Donald Trump, who is also under investigation for mishandling government documents. But just how similar are the two circumstances? We break down what we know about each case, the special counsels tasked with investigating them, and the political ramifications ahead of a possible 2024 rematch between the two men.
Guest: Arlette Saenz, CNN White House Correspondent
Jan 15, 2023
Show more episodes