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12 PM ET: Ian's long-term impact, US recession prediction, NFL takes a hit & more CNN 5 Things
Picking up the pieces left by Hurricane Ian could take a long time, and experts say the storm's ripple effects will be felt in the US economy. A string of apparently-connected killings in California have authorities on high alert. According to a new survey, the US's top CEOs are bracing for a recession - we'll break down what they predict and what questions corporate America may be asking now. Georgia's anti-abortion GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker is denying a report that he paid for his partner's abortion more than a decade ago. And, the NFL comes under fire for its protocols surrounding its players' head injuries.
Oct 4, 2022
9 AM ET: Voting rights challenge, Philadelphia gun ban, pricey Xmas trees & more CNN 5 Things
The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to a key section of the Voting Rights Act today and the results could have far reaching consequences. People in Florida continue to wait for news of missing loved ones as rescues continue. A judge has blocked a rule banning guns in Philadelphia’s recreational facilities. Russia’s parliament has approved the illegal annexation of 4 regions of Ukraine - but there’s confusion about which areas they’re claiming. Plus, we’ll tell you why Christmas trees are going to cost more this year.
Oct 4, 2022
6 AM ET: FL death toll rises, North Korean missile, satire gets serious & more CNN 5 Things
The death toll in Florida has risen to more than 100 people, as questions are asked about how some local officials responded to Hurricane Ian. The US has condemned a North Korean missile launch that flew over Japan. Russian lawmakers have voted to illegally annex parts of Ukraine, but their forces don't control all of the areas they're trying to claim. The FBI is warning about misinformation ahead of the midterms - we'll tell you where it could be coming from. Plus, The Onion gets serious.
Oct 4, 2022
10 PM ET: Biden visits Puerto Rico, North Korea missile, Kim Kardashian fined & more CNN 5 Things
President Joe Biden announced $60 million dollars in funding to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile over Japan as residents are warned to take cover. We’ll break down the findings from an independent investigation about abuse and misconduct allegations within women’s professional soccer. US stocks kicked off the fourth quarter with a huge rally. Lastly, we’ll tell you about the social media post that had Kim Kardashian charged and fined.
Oct 4, 2022
5 PM ET: Ian evacuation criticisms, Russia’s annexation process, fishing scandal & more CNN 5 Things
Officials in one Florida county are being criticized over the timing of evacuation orders. Russia’s parliament has started its process of approving the annexation of four regions of Ukraine. Authorities are looking into a deadly stampede at an Indonesian soccer game that killed at least 125 people. The US Supreme Court has allowed a defamation lawsuit against the CEO of MyPillow to proceed. Lastly, we’ll tell you about a cheating scandal at a fishing tournament that’s led to an investigation.
Oct 3, 2022
12 PM ET: Florida's wreckage, Ukraine-US offer, seditious conspiracy trial & more CNN 5 Things
Recovery efforts in Florida continue after the fallout from Hurricane Ian, and the confirmed death toll is rising. In an attempt to secure more US military support, Ukraine is offering the Biden administration a deal - we'll tell you what they're proposing and why the US may hesitate. The trial of alleged Oath Keepers for their role in the Capitol attack begins today, on charges rarely used in US history. Another bus carrying dozens of migrants has arrived in Washington, DC from Texas. And seven American detainees are returning home from Venezuela.
Oct 3, 2022
9 AM ET: New Trump audio, Russia conscripting Ukrainians, Lewis Hamilton's nose stud fine & more CNN 5 Things
Floridians are trying to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Ian devastated the state. Meanwhile, people on Mexico's west coast are bracing for Hurricane Orlene. New audio reveals former President Donald Trump falsely claimed he gave letters from Kim Jung Un to the National Archives - we'll bring you the details. The Ukrainian military says they’ve now liberated another town, as they report Moscow is conscripting Ukrainians in Russian-occupied regions. And, Lewis Hamilton's team is fined over his nose stud.
Oct 3, 2022
6 AM ET: Florida's devastation, UK's tax U-turn, Brazil presidential vote & more CNN 5 Things
More death are being reported in Florida as search efforts continue after Hurricane Ian decimated some areas. The British government has made a U-turn on its controversial tax plan - we’ll bring you the details. The head of one of Indonesia’s soccer teams says he’s ready to take full responsibility after a deadly stampede killed at least 125 people. Brazil’s presidential vote failed to find a winner on Sunday, in what’s been a polarizing campaign. Plus, King Charles III is finding out he can’t always do what he used to.
Oct 3, 2022
One Thing: How Hurricane Ian Got So Strong, So Quickly CNN 5 Things
Residents of southwest Florida are cleaning up after Hurricane Ian slammed into the coast as a deadly Category 4 storm last week, causing catastrophic damage and widespread flooding before later making landfall again South Carolina. We look at what role climate change may have played in the storm’s ferocity and how some cities are reconsidering how to rebuild with that in mind. 
Guest: Bill Weir, CNN Chief Climate Correspondent
Oct 2, 2022
One Thing: Why Republican Governors are Putting Migrants on the Move CNN 5 Things
For months, Republican governors have been accused of using migrants as political pawns by sending them north in protest of President Joe Biden’s border policies. In recent weeks, Florida governor Ron DeSantis has escalated the situation by sending two planeloads of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard without warning. We examine why a Texas sheriff is investigating those flights, what’s next for the asylum seekers caught in the middle, and what’s fueling the rise in migrant encounters along the US-Mexico border.
Guest: Priscilla Alvarez, CNN Immigration Reporter
Sep 25, 2022
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