USA TODAY's 5 Things podcast gives you the news you need to start your day. Every day, we bring you five top news stories and tell you why they matter, seven days a week, with deep-dive Sunday episodes. Hosted by Taylor Wilson, James Brown and Shannon Rae Green. Discover more USA TODAY podcasts at usatoday.com/podcasts.
USA TODAY World Affairs Correspondent Kim Hjelmgaard reports on the one year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Alex Murdaugh faced cross examination in his double murder trial on Thursday.
Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to more time in prison for rape and sexual assault.
Southern California braces for a blizzard.
'Cocaine Bear' hits theaters.
CORRECTION: A previous version of the podcast misstated our guest Kim Hjelmgaard's location.
(Audio: Universal Pictures)
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