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The news you need to know to start your day. Five top news stories and why they matter. Every weekday, plus Saturdays. Powered by the USA TODAY Network and hosted by Taylor Wilson.

    May 25, 2020: Large gatherings reported around the country as health officials urge caution

    May 25, 2020: Large gatherings reported around the country as health officials urge caution

    Plus, honoring the fallen on Memorial Day, California's governor will issue new guidelines on religious gatherings, Memorial Day sales might be different than usual and NBCSN airs classic 'SNL' episodes hosted by athletes.




    (Audio: Associated Press, Saturday Night Live)

    • 6 min
    May 23, 2020: Chinese vaccine shows promising results

    May 23, 2020: Chinese vaccine shows promising results

    Plus, Muslims celebrate Ramadan in quarantine, meatpacking workers continue to face risks, Tiger and Phil face off in a charity golf event and a new ESPN documentary profiles the life of Lance Armstrong.




    (Audio: Associated Press, ESPN)

    • 8 min
    May 22, 2020: U.S. bets big on British coronavirus vaccine

    May 22, 2020: U.S. bets big on British coronavirus vaccine

    Plus, a third man is arrested in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, Macy's reopens dozens of stores, travel takes a backseat during coronavirus and Jane Roe speaks out.




    (Audio: Associated Press, FX)

    • 8 min
    May 21, 2020: Trump says he's nearly done with hydroxychloroquine

    May 21, 2020: Trump says he's nearly done with hydroxychloroquine

    Plus, what cell data tells us about Americans' movements in recent weeks, the latest unemployment numbers will be revealed, more homeowners than usual are overdue on mortgages and Michael Cohen leaves prison early.




    (Audio: Associated Press, Governor Andrew Cuomo)

    • 10 min
    May 20, 2020: Trump defends hydroxychloroquine, goes after Pelosi

    May 20, 2020: Trump defends hydroxychloroquine, goes after Pelosi

    Plus, a look at the beef industry during COVID-19, residents evacuate parts of Michigan due to flooding, a major cyclone heads for India and Bangladesh and McDonald's workers go on strike.




    (Audio: Associated Press, Governor Gretchen Whitmer)

    • 8 min
    May 19, 2020: COVID-19 vaccine trial gets early promising results

    May 19, 2020: COVID-19 vaccine trial gets early promising results

    Plus, Mnuchin and Powell testify before a Senate committee, the U.S. pause in executions is scheduled to end, the NFL green lights opening practice facilities and seniors can get free Krispy Kreme doughnuts.




    (Audio: Associated Press)

    • 7 min

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