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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

    Growing Questions About Deadly Police Shootings of Two African Americans in Two Days

    Growing Questions About Deadly Police Shootings of Two African Americans in Two Days

    Family, civil rights leaders pay tribute to Daunte Wright, unarmed black man killed by police; tearful mom: “he should be burying me”. Columbus police release additional body cam video of black knife wielding teen fatally shot by police. North Carolina law enforcement facing growing pressure to release video of deadly shooting of black man during warrant serve. Recent police shootings reignite debate over race & use of force. Democrats push to make it easier to prosecute cops emerges as sticking point in policing bill talks. Biden sets ambitious goal to cut U.S. carbon emissions 50% by 2030 in dramatic shift from Trump administration. U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 570,000 with almost 32 million cases. Navalny’s doctors call on jailed Kremlin critic to end hunger strike after he was sent to civilian hospital.

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    • 39 min
    Justice Department Opens Probe of Minneapolis Police After Chauvin Found Guilty

    Justice Department Opens Probe of Minneapolis Police After Chauvin Found Guilty

    Justice department opens probe of Minneapolis policing after ex-officer found guilty of all counts in Floyd murder; Derek Chauvin facing up to 40 years in prison for Floyd's murder; in isolated prison unit for safety before sentencing in 8 weeks; Columbus Police release more body camera video, 911 calls related to fatal police shooting of teen wielding a knife; White House: Biden needs congress to get police reform "Across the finish line"; Schumer says senate won't rest until legislation is passed; 

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    Verdict Handed Down in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

    Verdict Handed Down in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

    Jurors reach verdict in murder trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin

    Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in death of George Floyd  

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    Jury Deliberates in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

    Jury Deliberates in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

    Brooklyn Center mayor, Mike Elliot, joins Wolfe to talk about rising tensions amid the trial deliberations. 

    FedEx shooter legally purchased guns despite FBI concerns. 

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    • 48 min
    Gunman Who Killed 8 at FedEx Site Identified as Former Employee

    Gunman Who Killed 8 at FedEx Site Identified as Former Employee

    Sources: authorities were warned about gunman's potential for violence; FBI: "Premature to speculate" FedEx shooter's motives; President Joe Biden holds news conference with Japanese Prime Minister, addresses gun control agenda after latest mass shooting in U.S.

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    • 51 min
    Biden Hits Russia With Strict Sanctions, Expels Diplomats Over Cyberattack

    Biden Hits Russia With Strict Sanctions, Expels Diplomats Over Cyberattack

    President Joe Biden hits Russia with strict sanctions, expelling diplomats over cyberattack, election interference and "abuses" in Crimea. A senior official says that Biden is seeking a "stable and predictable" relationship with Russia. The United States has now formally blamed Russia for massive solarwinds cyberattack as Biden imposes strict new sanctions. 

    Biden's administration confirms that a Russian agent shared 2016 Trump polling data as a part of their election interference efforts. 

    Today was the first court appearance for the ex-officer charged in the killing of Daunte Wright as city braces fir 5th night of protests. 

    Daunte Wright's mother shares anguish and demands accountability. "Justice isn't even a word to me... we're still going to bury our son," Wright's mother said. Attorney for Wright family says that they want full accountability and equal justice, City braces for its fifth night of protests. 

    Daunte Wright's father says , "Can you blame my son and anyone else for being scared of the police?" 

    Derek Chauvin's trial moves to closing arguments on Monday. Both sides now are resting after Chauvin declined to testify, invoking his fifth amendment right. The prosecution's medical expert briefly returns to the stand and says that car exhaust did not kill George Floyd. 

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    • 39 min

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