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Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees


The Lead with Jake Tapper

CNN NewsNight with Abby Phillip

CNN News Central
• At Least Four Killed as Powerful Storms Rip Through Houston Area; Biden Moves to Bolster Crucial Support Among Black Voters; Defense Confronts Cohen's Credibility in Crucial Trial Moment. Aired 7-7:30a ET
• ESPN: Scottie Scheffler Detained By Police On Way To PGA Championship; NYT: Upside-Down Flag Flown In Front Of Justice Alito's Home; Civilians Flee As Russians Close In On Ukrainian Town. Aired 7:30-8a ET
• Russian Troops Gain Ground in Ukraine; Severe Weather Causes Power Outages in Houston; House Oversight Committee Hearing Devolves into Personal Attacks; President Biden to Give Commencement Address at Morehouse College; Some Morehouse Students Threaten to Protest Bidens Graduation Speech; Former Trump Attorney John Eastman to be Arraigned for Role in Fake Electors Scheme; Defense Confronts Credibility in Crucial Trial Moment. Aired 8-8:30a ET
• Biden Renews Focus on Black Voters; Oversight Committee Devolves into Name Calling; Golfer Scottie Scheffler Arrested; Chiefs Kicker Under Fire for Graduation Speech. Aired 8:30-9a ET
• Eastman to Appear in Arizona Court; Judge and DA in Trump Case Face Challengers; Defense Accuses Cohen of Lying; Biden Renews Focus on Black Voters. Aired 9-9:30a ET
• Scheffler Arrested and Charged with Felony; Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) is Interviewed about Fighting in Congress; Looking at Alzheimer's. Aired 9:30-10a ET
• Interview With Former U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper; Israel Recovers Bodies of Three Hostages; Golfer Arrested; New Sean 'Diddy' Combs Video. Aired 1-1:30p ET
• Ex-Trump Attorney John Eastman Arraigned For Role In "Fake Electors" Scheme; Biden Speaks At Morehead College As He Works To Secure Black Vote; Backlash Builds After Chiefs Kicker's Graduation Speech. Aired 1:30-2p ET
• Scottie Scheffler Arrested; Diddy Abuse Allegations; Bodies Of Hostages Recovered; Former Biden Staffer Resigns Over Israel-Gaza War; Paul Pelosi's Attacker Sentenced. Aired 2-2:30p ET
• Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Attack On Paul Pelosi; Oversight Committee Vote Devolves Into Name Calling, Insults; Rep. Robert Garcia (D-CA) Discussed House Hearing Devolving Into Chaos; NYT: Upside-Down Flag Seen Outside Of Justice Alito's Home In 2021; Caitlin Clark Draws Largest WNBA Audience In Decades. Aired 2:30-3p ET
• "Diddy" Shown In 2016 Video Assaulting Former Girlfriend; World's Number 1 Golfer Arrested In KY, Faces 4 Charges; Israel Recovers Bodies Of Three Hostages Killed By Hamas; Biden To Speak At Morehouse College As He Works To Rally Black Vote. Aired 3-3:30p ET
• Biden Courts Black Voters as Trump Heads to Fundraiser in Minnesota; Young Americans Maxing Out Their Credit Cards; Surf and Science: An Unconventional Approach to Studying Coral Reefs. Aired 3:30-4p ET

CNN Newsroom
• Humanitarian Crisis Worsens with Vital Rafah Crossing Closed; Russia Increases Attacks on Ukraine; Putin & Xi Pledge to Deepen Partnership; Cohen Accused of Lying in Heated Cross-Examination; Suspected Gunman Charged in Slovakian PM's Attempted Assassination. Aired 12-12:45a ET
• Israel Says More Troops To Enter Rafah In Southern Gaza; Kyiv Partially Halts Russian Offensive In Kharkiv; South Africa Calls On ICJ To Order Israel To End Rafah Offensive; Trump's Lawyer Charges Michael Cohen Lied To Jury; House Panels Vote To Hold Garland In Contempt; Slovak PM Still in Serious Condition, Suspected Gunman Charged; Russia's Kharkiv Offensive; Law Enforcement Clearing Encampments, Arresting Protesters; Texas Pardons Man Who Murdered Black Lives Matter Protester; Canada Wildfires Force Evacuations and Threaten Neighborhoods; Chile's Record Cold Bump; Opossum Playing Dead Goes Viral online. Aired 1-2a ET
• CNN's Firsthand Look inside Ukraine's Second Most Populous City; Trump's Lawyers Hammered Ex-Fixer Cohen; Encampments in Washington D.C. Are Being Cleared Out as Homelessness Continues to Rise; Canada Wildfires Force Evacuations & Threaten Neighborhoods; House Committees Advance Contempt Proceedings Against Garland. Aired 2-3a ET
• South Africa Renews Appeal to the ICJ for a Gaza ceasefire; Four People killed in a Deadly Storm in Texas, More than 800,000 Homes and Businesses Left Powerless; New Caledonia Now Under State of Emergency due to Unrests; Mirage Hotel Ceases Operation, Reincarnates as Hard Rock Las Vegas by 2027; Brazil Plays Host to the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2027. Aired 3-4a ET
• CNN International: Israel Expands Ground Operation Deeper into Rafah; Humanitarian Crisis Worsens with Vital Rafah Crossing Closed; Strong Storms Blast Texas, 4 Killed, 800K Without Power; Defense Undercuts Crucial Parts of Cohen's Testimony; Texas Pardons Man Who Murdered Black Lives Matter Protester. Aired 4-4:30a ET
• CNN International: Civilians Flee as Russians Close in on Ukrainian Town; Slovak Prime Minister Still in Serious Condition, Suspected Gunman Charged; Morrocco Building New Gateway for Trade in Africa; Putin and Xi Pledge to Deepen Partnership in Show of Unity. Aired 4:30-5a ET
• CNN International: U.S. Says Aid Deliveries Are Underway Via Floating Pier; ESPN: World's Number One Golfer Detained By Police In Kentucky; Putin Promotes Trade On Final Day Of China Trip. Aired 8-9a ET
• CNN International: IDF Ramps Up Operations In Northern Gaza & Rafah; U.S. Says Aid Deliveries Are Underway Via Floating Pier; Vladimir Putin Visits Harbin, Wraps Up China Trip. Aired 11a-12p ET
• World Number One Golfer Scottie Scheffler Arrested Outside PGA Championship, Charged With Felony; Former Trump Attorney John Eastman to be Arraigned in Fake Electors Scheme; New York Times Reports, Stop the Steal Symbol Seen at Justice Samuel Alito's Home. Aired 10-10:30a ET
• KC Chiefs Kicker Harrison Butker's Comments Drawn Further Criticism; Many Continue to Struggle Despite Recent Encouraging Economic Indicators; As Main Street Suffers, Dow Hits 40,000; Inexplicable Squabbling, Greene and AOC Disrupt House Meeting; Upside- Down Flag Spotted at Justice Alito's House, According to New York Times. Aired 10:30-11a ET
• Former Trump Attorney John Eastman To Face Charges In AZ "Fake Electors" Scheme; Scheffler Tees Off At PGA Championship After Felony Charge; Israel Military Makes Announcement On Hostages. Aired 11- 11:30a ET
• Israel Retrieves Bodies Of Three Hostages Killed By Hamas; Soon: Biden Speaks At National Museum Of African American History; Biden Makes New Appeal To Black Voters. Aired 11:30a-12p ET
• CNN International: IDF Retrieves Bodies Of Three Israeli Hostages; Jake Sullivan Traveling To Middle East Amid Rafah Offensive; Ukraine: Russia Expanding Push Into Kharkiv Region; "Diddy" Shown In 2016 Video Assaulting Former Girlfriend; World's No. 1 Golfer Arrested In Kentucky, Faces 4 Charges; Biden Tries To Build Back Support Among Black Voters; Trump Heads To Minnesota Today To Address State GOP Dinner; New COVID Variants Threaten To Spark Summer Spike In Cases. Aired 3-4p ET

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