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What happens now? Miami Beach chaos, Lasso goes to Washington CNN Tonight
Is former President Trump about to be indicted for paying hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels? A source tells CNN his legal team does not expect an arrest before next week, and prosecutors say they have not made a final decision. Alex Fernandez is the Miami Beach City Commissioner. He joins to discuss the criminal crackdown there, after spring break turned fatally violent for the third year running this weekend. And, the cast of 'Ted Lasso' took over the White House press briefing room ...Show moretoday – what they, and the White House, want everyone to know about mental health.Also tonight: California’s Governor plans to cut homelessness by 15% before 2025, China’s Xi praises “Dear friend” Putin during their Kremlin meeting, Finland is ranked the World’s happiest country for the sixth year in a row, the US Chamber of Commerce says there’s a massive shortage of skilled workers, and, is there more bank turmoil coming?Hosted by Alisyn Camerota.
Mar 21, 2023
Trump’s possible indictment, plus, ‘Overtime with Bill Maher’ CNN Tonight
Law enforcement agencies in NYC prepare for the possible indictment of Trump in the Stormy Daniels hush money case. It could happen as early as next week. Plus, the Ohio school district is switching to a 4-day school week to combat staff shortages. And, a man who was wrongly convicted and sentenced to 400 years, tells Laura Coates his story following his release after serving 34 years in prison. Also, ‘Overtime with Bill Maher’: the weekly segment in which Maher and guests answer topical questions from HBO’s ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ viewers.Hosted by Laura Coates.
Mar 18, 2023
$30B bank rescue, downed drone footage, massive seaweed blob CNN Tonight
Big banks rescue First Republic in a $30 billion deal to “reflect their confidence” in it, and “banks of all sizes”. Laura Coates asks House Banking Committee member Senator Chris Van Hollen if customers are being ignored in the financial crisis. Plus, the US Military releases video of a Russian fighter jet forcing down an American drone over the Black Sea. And, a 10 million-ton, 5,000 mile-long blob of seaweed is floating around in the Gulf of Mexico, and is and heading for Florida's beaches.Al...Show moreso tonight: dozens of Mar-a-Lago staffers and Trump insiders are subpoenaed to testify in the classified documents investigation, Biden’s education secretary goes after Governor DeSantis for censoring what children can learn, an Alabama elementary school installs bulletproof safe rooms, Biden gets tough with TikTok, and, music producer David Guetta speaks to CNN about using AI to emulate artists’ voices.Hosted by Laura Coates.
Mar 17, 2023
Global financial anxiety, Trump’s Georgia troubles, Mexico blames US CNN Tonight
Anxiety intensifies over the health of the global financial system as Credit Suisse borrows more than $50 billion from the Swiss National Bank after its shares crash 30%. Plus, Fulton County investigators have yet another recording of Trump pressuring a Georgia official to overturn Biden’s 2020 win. And, the President of Mexico blames the US for the Fentanyl crisis, saying legislators haven't done anything to combat it.
Also tonight: a Texas judge hears a case that could end abortion pill acces...Show mores nationwide, San Francisco leaders show early support for $5M reparation payments to eligible black residents, the impact of MLK Jr’s assassination on civil rights, and, climate crisis: how melting ice is affecting wildlife patterns in Antarctica.Hosted by Laura Coates.
Mar 16, 2023
Viral panic, college trans admissions fight, home-working health CNN Tonight
After customers withdrew $42 billion from Silicon Valley Bank in a single day following a viral panic about a bank run that spread on Twitter and private chat groups, the panel discusses the effect social media is having on finance and the importance of where we get our information from. Plus, the admissions fight going on in women’s colleges – should they admit trans men? And, why working from home long-term is less healthy than you might think.Also tonight: a school pulls a test question for l...Show moreinking political ideology with race and gender, the DOJ sues Rite Aid alleging the company ignored ‘red flags’ in opioid prescriptions, a CNN poll shows 38% of GOP and GOP-leaning voters say increasing diversity is threatening American culture, Biden calls on Congress to “ban assault weapons”, and, if ChatGTP writes your cover letter, is it cheating?Hosted by Laura Coates.
Mar 15, 2023
Two failed banks, facial recognition, diversity of crash test dummies CNN Tonight
The panel examines what the failures of Silicon Valley Bank and New York’s Signature Bank means for your money and for other banks, plus reactions to President Biden’s message to Americans that the U.S. banking system remains “safe.” And, former Trump attorney Michael Cohen testified before the New York grand jury investigating the former president’s alleged role in a scheme to pay hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels. Also, New York City Mayor Eric Adams has asked local businesses to us...Show moree facial recognition technology to fight shoplifting.
Also tonight: a government report finds that crash test dummies used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are not representative of our population; Michelle Obama is opening up about her role as a mom; and will text messages and emails revealed in Dominion’s defamation lawsuit against Fox be admissible in court?
Mar 14, 2023
Before the kidnap, Santos skimming allegation, ‘Overtime with Bill Maher’ CNN Tonight
Tonight, we have footage of was happening in the car taken by one of the Americans kidnapped in Mexico, just after they crossed over the border, before a two-hour time gap. What we know about where they went before being surrounded by the cartel. Plus, Republican Rep. George Santos is accused of running a credit card skimming operation in Seattle. And, ‘Overtime with Bill Maher’: the weekly segment in which Maher and guests answer topical questions from HBO’s ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ viewers....Show moreAlso tonight: The 2022 Oscars ceremony brought us the slap heard round the world. Our panel brings us a preview of what’s in store for this year’s broadcast. Plus: regulators shut down Silicon Valley bank after its sudden implosion, 2024 hopeful Nikki Haley suggests raising the retirement age, and, the White House pushes back against DeSantis’ “Woke” attacks.
Mar 11, 2023
Trump charges likely, drug cartel apologizes, racy comment controversy CNN Tonight
Prosecutors signal criminal charges are likely for Trump in the Stormy Daniels hush money case. Plus, the Mexican drug cartel believed responsible for kidnapping four Americans apologizes, and hands over those directly involved. And, Tennessee’s Lieutenant Governor faces questions over his racy comments on a young gay man’s Instagram posts.Also tonight: the former head of the DHS Disinformation Governance Board tells Alisyn Camerota about resigning after attacks against her from the right-wing m...Show moreedia and GOP lawmakers. Plus, the Michigan House passes expanded background checks on gun sales, new polling shows the majority of Americans view the term ‘Woke’ as positive, and, is new technology guilting you into tipping?
Mar 10, 2023
What we know, and don’t know about the origins of Covid CNN Tonight
Where did Covid-19 come from? The former head of the CDC says he was left out of Coronavirus origin discussions between Dr. Fauci and other scientists, after he expressed support for the Wuhan lab leak theory. Plus, as CNN learns more about what happened to the four Americans attacked and kidnapped in Mexico, a border culture expert shares his research about violent drug cartels. And, the DOJ issues a scathing rebuke of Louisville police in a report following the botched raid that killed Breonna...Show more Taylor.
Also tonight: how easy is it to use AI to fake someone’s voice? CNN’s Donnie O’Sullivan calls his parents to find out. Plus, Maryland Zoo launches a summer camp for adults, the unexpected 2021 “Baby Boom”, Oklahoma rejects recreational marijuana legalization, and, “Sushi Terrorism” hits conveyor-belt restaurants in Japan.
Mar 9, 2023
Mexico kidnap, Carlson conspiracy backlash, former first lady speaks CNN Tonight
First up, an update on what happened to the four Americans who were kidnapped by a drug cartel in the Mexico border city of Matamoros on Friday. Plus, the backlash against Tucker Carlson’s false January 6 claims. And, Michelle Obama talks about the day she moved out of the White House, and why she sobbed uncontrollably.
Hosted by Alisyn Camerota
Mar 8, 2023
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