Episodes
More than a year after being charged, the hush money criminal trial of former President Donald Trump is set to begin this week in New York City. It comes amid numerous delays in his other criminal cases, with time ticking down until the presidential election in November. Trump has pleaded not guilty to all charges. In this episode, we examine the challenges of seating a jury in an unprecedented case like this and look at both sides’ legal arguments. Guest: Paula Reid, CNN Chief Legal Affairs...
Published 04/14/24
Published 04/14/24
94-year-old Joy Ryan and her grandson have a new travel goal, after she became the oldest person to visit all 63 US national parks. An Arkansas community teams up so a legally blind man never has to walk five miles to work. Flowers and futures are blooming on the southside of Chicago. The way we get tattoos today may resemble how humans got tatted up 5,000 years ago. Plus, what happens when a small island has more goats than people? For some more goodness on Saturdays, sign up for CNN's The...
Published 04/13/24
President Joe Biden warns Iran about a retaliatory strike on Israel. A man is facing charges after ramming a stolen 18-wheeler into a law enforcement building. Former President Donald Trump and House Speaker Mike Johnson made an election integrity announcement. A judge is weighing whether to drop obstruction charges against one of Trump’s co-defendants. Lastly, we have new developments on the federal case against a former interpreter for a baseball superstar. Learn more about your ad...
Published 04/12/24
Israel is preparing for a potential attack by Iran or its proxies as soon as this week. The House passed a modified surveillance bill after it failed earlier this week. A former US diplomat accused of spying for Cuba is expected to be sentenced today. Drug shortages reached a record high in the US. And, the head of the largest US bank is painting a gloomy outlook on America’s economic future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/12/24
We'll tell you what House Speaker Mike Johnson and former President Donald Trump want to talk about later today at Mar-a-Lago. Vice President Kamala Harris will in in the battleground state of Arizona to talk about abortion rights. An aid convoy enters Northern Gaza through a new crossing as famine plagues the strip. People in the UK and EU aren’t happy with Meta's latest move on WhatsApp. And, why some US companies are considering a work shift change. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/12/24
The Biden Administration says its cancelling $7.4 billion student loan debt using existing relief programs. Israel is preparing for a possible attack from Iran and the US is trying to prevent it. Severe storms have led to flood rescues in parts of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. House Speaker Mike Johnson is in Mar-a-Lago today to speak next to former President Donald Trump. And, there are plans to expand two monuments in California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/12/24
The US and Israel are on high alert for a possible attack from Iran. There are questions over whether Arizona's abortion ban will actually be enforced. Jury selection starts for former President Donald Trump's hush money case on Monday. Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter has agreed to turn himself in to federal authorities. Plus, there are concerns California's new minimum wage for fast food workers will lead to them being replaced. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/12/24
We start with a look at the impact of O.J. Simpson’s blockbuster murder trial in the wake of his death. President Joe Biden hosted the first meeting between the leaders of the US, Japan and the Philippines. The Biden administration is getting closer to enacting a new rule related to gun sales. The CDC is warning about the rapid rise in US measles cases. Finally, the former interpreter for a baseball superstar has been federally charged.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/11/24
O.J. Simpson’s family says the former NFL star died of cancer - we have details. Japan’s prime minister raised concerns about North Korea during his address to Congress today. Iowa took a page out of Texas's book with its new immigration law. We have details on a special grand jury’s report on an incident involving a teacher who was shot by her 6-year-old student last year. And, future homebuyers are feeling the pinch of inflation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/11/24
O.J. Simpson has died at the age of 76 - we'll look back on his life. Israel's prime minister says his country is preparing for challenges outside of Gaza. Republicans are filing lawsuits over mail-in ballots, while also encouraging voters to use them. Colombia's capital is now rationing water for nine million people. Plus, how a rescue mission from a remote island in the Pacific turned into a family reunion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/11/24
We've had another economy snapshot as inflation is coming in hotter than expected. Arizona Republicans have blocked an effort to overturn a Civil War-era abortion ban. The White House says it's concerned about China's actions in the South China Sea. 12 colleges have received failing grades from the Anti-Defamation league. Plus, a warrant is out for the arrest of a Kansas City Chiefs player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/11/24
Former President has failed to delay his hush money trial again after three rejections in just three days. House Speaker Mike Johnson is trying to appear closer to Trump as he suffers another blow. Storms are weakening but moving east and bringing flash flood warnings. Half a million people die each year from strokes linked to extreme temperatures. Plus, the Masters is being delayed as golfers wait to fight for the green jacket. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/11/24
Police arrested five people in connection to a shooting near a gathering in Philadelphia today. Severe storms left a trail of damage and flooding across parts of the South. The House blocked a controversial surveillance law from advancing, as the speaker’s fate hangs in the balance. Investigators detail the focus of their probe into a Baltimore bridge collapse. Finally, the US is bracing for a cicadapocalypse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/10/24
Former President Donald Trump gave his firmest response to date on a federal abortion ban. He’s also making another attempt at delaying the start of his hush money trial. President Joe Biden welcomed Japan’s prime minister for an official state visit. Ukraine is getting some much-needed support from the US and UK. And, we’ll tell you why you may want to stock up on stamps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/10/24
Six former officers who pleaded guilty to torturing two Black men in Mississippi have been sentenced by a state court. Inflation is coming in much hotter than the Federal Reserve wants. Hamas has indicated that it’s unable to identify and track down 40 hostages needed for a deal with Israel. Former President Donald Trump weighs in on Arizona's near-total abortion ban. Plus, a classic board game is getting a less "intimidating" make over. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/10/24
The latest data on inflation is out, which will be central to the Fed's next decision on interest rates. Severe storms are ramping up in the South today, bringing threats of tornadoes and flash flooding. You're going to notice some changes when you're shopping for an internet plan. Missouri has executed an inmate after last minute attempts to save him failed. Plus, Japan's prime minister is at the White House today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/10/24
Arizona's Attorney General says she won't enforce a Civil War era law that bans almost all abortions in the state. President Joe Biden has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's approach to the war a "mistake." The Biden Administration has introduced a national drinking water standard to limit forever chemicals. Bodycam footage shows how Chicago police officers in plain clothes fired as many as 96 gunshots at a Black man during a traffic stop. And, we'll tell you how this year's...
Published 04/10/24
The US is expected to meet with Israeli officials next week to discuss a planned ground incursion in Rafah. Another round of severe weather is slamming parts of the US. A Boeing whistleblower’s claims are sparking a federal investigation. The Biden administration is preparing to take an unusual step to thwart Russian cyberattacks. Finally, we’ll tell you about the EPA’s new rules to protect neighborhoods near facilities that release airborne toxins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/09/24
A judge has sentenced the parents of a Michigan school shooter. Arizona’s top court ruled that the state must adhere to a century-old law banning nearly all abortions. An appeals court has denied former President Donald Trump’s request to delay the start of his hush money trial. Video from a fatal shooting involving five Chicago police officers has been released. And, the US transferred Iranian weapons to help Ukraine in its war against Russia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 04/09/24
The first parents to be held criminally responsible for a mass school shooting committed by their child were both sentenced today. Gaza officials say hundreds of bodies have been recovered in the hospital complex Israeli forces withdrew from last week. . Former President Donald Trump is set to go on trial next week in the hush money case in New York. A settlement has been reached over last year’s toxic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio. Plus, we’ll tell you where and when you can see...
Published 04/09/24
March was the tenth month in a row that the world broke temperature records, and today a European court made a landmark ruling on climate change. The House is back from break and Speaker Mike Johnson is facing a lot of pressure. An inquiry says the Coast Guard illegally used NDAs to stop sexual assault survivors from speaking out about their alleged attacks. The parents of Ethan Crumbley will be sentenced today over their son's school shooting. Plus, prosecutors say Alec Baldwin's behavior...
Published 04/09/24
Former President Donald Trump's last ditch attempt to delay his hush money trial has been denied. Hamas says the latest ceasefire deal proposed by Israel doesn't meet its demands. Arizona's Supreme Court will decide today whether the state should go back to a law banning almost all abortions at any stage of pregnancy. We'll have the results from last night's NCAA men's college Basketball championship. Tesla has reached a last minute settlement over a fatal car crash. Learn more about your ad...
Published 04/09/24
A total solar eclipse captivated millions in North America – we’ll share how some spectators experienced it. Meanwhile, Israel's prime minister says a date for an invasion into Rafah has been set. Ukraine's president gave a dire warning about his country's need for aid in the war with Russia. A judge denied former President Donald Trump’s bid to delay the start of his hush money trial. And finally, we wrap our eclipse coverage with the out-of-this-world wedding celebration that took...
Published 04/08/24
Crowds across parts of the US, Mexico, and Canada are witnessing a rare celestial spectacle – the total solar eclipse. We'll hear from some of those who traveled from far and wide to see the event. Dozens are dead after a ferry boat capsized off the northern coast of Mozambique. Scientists are working to identify a screening test to detect early cases of pancreatic cancer. And, convicted Marvel star Jonathan Majors has been sentenced in his domestic dispute case. Learn more about your ad...
Published 04/08/24