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Going far beyond the basic headlines, The FOX News Rundown features insights from top newsmakers, FOX News reporters and contributors, plus commentary on the significant issues of the day. Check us out each morning.


Closing Arguments Begin in Former President Trump's Hush Money Case

Evening Edition: Fleet Week Sails Into New York City

Over 20-thousand service members and a parade of Navy ships have arrived in New York City to participate in this year's 'Fleet Week'. The annual event gives people a chance to meet members of the Navy, Coast Guard and Marines, and take part in ship tours and band concerts. FOX’s Tonya J. Powers takes us to 'Fleet Week' and speaks with parents of service members, Coast Guard leaders and the U-S-O. Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: Evening Edition' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Business Rundown: Homebuyers Hit An Affordability Wall

The National Association of Realtors reported existing home sales fell 1.9 percent in April. Where’s the problem? Some experts say supply—not enough houses are being built or listed. Others say mortgage rates, and most Americans say they can’t buy a house without a home loan. Fox Business correspondent Gerri Willis speaks to Bankrate Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief Mark Hamrick about how the prices of houses got so high. He explains why the Federal Reserve decisions directly affect many people’s mortgage payments, the trend of wealthy investors snatching up the most affordable homes first, and just how far the average American should go to find their dream home and actually buy it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Remembering Fallen Heroes On Memorial Day

Monday is Memorial Day, and while most Americans spend it with barbeques and beach parties, the day means much more to many people. The holiday dates back to the Revolutionary War to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice serving our country. Anchor and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum and the Untold Story podcast, Martha MacCallum joins the podcast to discuss why Memorial Day means so much to her and to discuss her two new FOX Nation specials, The Secret History of WWII and The Final Journey of the Greatest Generation. Nearly one month after then-President Donald Trump announced he was pulling troops out of Syria, Navy Cryptologist Shannon Kent was one of the few American soldiers killed in the 2019 suicide bombing in Manbij, Syria. Shannon left behind a loving husband, Joe Kent, an Army veteran, and two children. Now, several years later, Kent co-wrote a new book called Send Me: The True Story of a Mother at War and joins the Rundown to share Shannon's love for the military and the stories she left behind. Plus, commentary from retired teacher Valerie Crescenz. (Image Via AP) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Extra: A Deeper Look At RFK Jr.'s Campaign

The first debate between former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden is scheduled for next month. At the moment, third-party candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. does not qualify. Team Kennedy believes that is not an accident, and both candidates are intentionally try to box him out. On the FOX News Rundown this week, host Jessica Rosenthal spoke with Del Bigtree, the Communication Director for the Robert F. Kennedy Jr. campaign. Bigtree discussed their concerns with the current debate criteria, their efforts to get on more state ballots, and why they believe the election system is rigged against third-party candidates. The segment that aired this week on the regular weekday version of the Rundown only included a small portion of the interview. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire, unedited interview with Team Kennedy Communications Director Del Bigtree and hear even more about the campaign and his response to questions about RFK Jr.’s controversial past and point-of-views. ‘ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

From Washington: Historic Hush Money Trial Enters Its Final Stage

The closing arguments in former President Trump's historic hush money trial are scheduled for this week. Host of Sunday Night in America and the Trey Gowdy Podcast Trey Gowdy, who spent several days in the courtroom, provides his legal analysis of the case. Later, he breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of the testimonies heard. This Memorial Day, veterans and advocates are focusing on the mental health struggles of men and women who risked their lives serving the nation. Data has shown that an alarming number of veterans take their lives every day, and many service members are concerned as to why it's still so difficult to transition out of the military and receive proper care and attention. Ret. Lt. Col. and CEO of Mission Roll Call Jim Whaley explains the significance of Memorial Day for veterans and military families and discusses how his organization is working to honor the lives of fallen heroes who lost their lives both abroad and at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Extra: Dana Perino, Dr. Casey Means Discuss Bad Food And 'Good Energy'

Dr. Casey Means is a Stanford-trained physician and the co-founder of Levels, a health technology company that is striving to address what they call the world’s ‘metabolic health crisis’. In her New York Times bestselling book, Good Energy: The Surprising Connection Between Metabolism And Limitless Health, she explains how understanding your body and improving your metabolism is key to avoiding the chronic ailments and mental health issues millions of Americans are coping with. Dr. Means recently joined special guest host, FOX News Anchor Dana Perino on the Fox News Rundown to discuss her book and her perspective on how best to live a long and healthy life She offered some great health advice and answered a list of common questions about diet and exercise. The segment that aired this week on the regular weekday version of the Rundown only included a small portion of the interview. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear Dana Perino’s entire interview with author and physician Dr. Casey Means and hear even more of her great insights about health.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

From Washington: What Does A Post-Hamas Gaza Look Like?

Tensions in the Middle East have reached a new high following a helicopter crash that killed the Iranian President and Foreign Minister last weekend. This paired with the devastating news that many hostages being held by Hamas were killed at the beginning of the conflict, despite many families holding out hope for months. To break down this week’s developments in the Middle East, FOX News Foreign Correspondent Alex Hogan discusses how she believes Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's death will impact the country and the region, where ceasefire and hostage negotiations currently stand in the Israel-Hamas War, and what she's seen reporting in the region.    The number of migrants crossing the southern border fell significantly in the last few months, but the political fight hasn’t waned. The issue remains a top concern for many Americans and both parties are trying to convince voters they have solutions to the migrant crisis. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer tried to advance a long-stalled bipartisan agreement this week, but the measure failed to overcome a filibuster with opposition mounted from both parties. FOX News Senior Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram speculates as to why the vote was held and questions if there is a path forward to break the gridlock of immigration politics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Evening Edition: Biden Playing Politics With Gas Prices

The Biden administration using familiar tactic to lower gas prices as we head into the Memorial Day weekend and the rest of the Summer. The administration announced this week that Tuesday that it will be releasing 1-million barrels of gasoline from the strategic reserves which is often held onto for emergencies. Prices at the pump have been estimated to be up 51-percent since Biden took office and new FOX News poll finds that 8 out 10 voters say these high gas prices are a problem for their families. FOX’s Eben Brown speaks with Derrick Morgan, the Executive Vice President of The Heritage Foundation and Former Senior Vice President of the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, who says the better energy policies could give all Americans relief at the pump. Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: Evening Edition' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Business Rundown: Marriott CEO Talks Summer Travel & Luxury On A Budget

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and while so many are packing up their luggage to get away, this week’s FOX News poll showed 55 percent of Americans are not planning to travel this summer. Why? High prices. But travel industry leaders say not so fast; you can still vacation without breaking the bank. Fox Business' The Claman Countdown anchor Liz Claman speaks to President and CEO of Marriott International Anthony Capuano about the resilience of the travel industry during the pandemic, record numbers of Americans traveling this summer, and Marriott’s own insider tips on how families can vacation in luxury, even with a tight budget. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices