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Ukraine minimizes invasion fears, new Tinder feature: 5 Things podcast

On today’s episode of the 5 Things podcast: Ukraine downplays invasion fears

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has declared tomorrow a “day of national unity.” Plus, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau uses emergency powers against COVID mandate protesters, travel reporter Bailey Schulz talks about CDC travel warnings, we have an Olympics update full of figure skating drama and money and tech reporter Michelle Shen explains Tinder’s new Blind Date feature.

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Hit play on the player above to hear the podcast and follow along with the transcript below. This transcript was automatically generated, and then edited for clarity in its current form. There may be some differences between the audio and the text.

Taylor Wilson:

Good morning, I’m Taylor Wilson. And this is 5 Things You Need to Know Tuesday, the 15th of February 2022. Today, Ukraine downplays Russian invasion fears, plus Tinder’s Blind Date feature, and more.

Here are some of the top headlines:

  1. A plane carrying eight people has crashed off the coast of North Carolina. Officials said they don’t expect any survivors.
  2. The dry spell that’s hit the American West the past 22 years is the region’s worst megadrought in 1200 years. That’s according to a study in the British journal, Nature Climate Change, which also said over 40% of the current drought can be blamed on human cause climate change.
  3. And we’ll soon officially know who’s hosting this year’s Oscars. Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes are expected to be announced as hosts later this morning on Good Morning America.

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