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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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33903 Ratings
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28313
2440
1103
812
1235

Worth listening to 📢

By JonJonPdx - May 17 2020
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Thanks y’all for tellin the truth.

Hotel corona

By Nikki in California - May 17 2020
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Thank you for a wonderful example of peace making at this time of corona
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Up First

Latest release on May 25, 2020

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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

Monday, May 25, 2020

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The U.S. has banned travel from Brazil after a surge in coronavirus cases there. Also, protests sparked on Sunday in response to China's plans to tighten its control over Hong Kong through security legislation. And, a federal judge has ruled that a Florida state law that would have required felons to pay any outstanding court fees and fines before they can register to vote is unconstitutional.

May 25 2020

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BONUS: How One Woman Inspired The Design For The N95 Mask

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The N95 respirator has become one of the most coveted items in the world, especially by medical professionals. But how did this seemingly simple mask become the lifesaving tool it is today? In this bonus episode of NPR's history podcast, Throughline, we follow the curious history of one of the most important defenses in our fight against COVID-19.

May 24 2020

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

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Alabama is reopening despite a shortage of intensive care beds in Montgomery. A surge in demand for antibody tests runs the risk of giving people and employers a false sense of security. As Beijing tightens its grip, Hong Kong reacts.

May 23 2020

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Friday, May 22, 2020

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Beijing has signaled it will push through sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong, its most aggressive effort yet to exert its control over the semi-autonomous city. Also, the Centers for Disease Control has new recommendations for colleges and universities preparing to welcome back students during the coronavirus pandemic. And, legal proceedings have come to a virtual standstill at the U.S. military court and prison at Guantánamo Bay due to the pandemic. So what happens now?

May 22 2020

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

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A Columbia University analysis estimates that tens of thousands of U.S. deaths could have been prevented with earlier lockdowns. Also, new coronavirus data shows declines in new cases of the virus, hospitalizations and deaths across all but a few areas of the United States. So what about the cities where cases have merely plateaued? And, Syrian officials who fled the nation's civil war are on trial in Germany, charged with war crimes.

May 21 2020

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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How quickly can the U.S. economy rebound from the coronavirus shutdown? And, with traffic dramatically down in recent months, the U.S. is in the middle of an accidental experiment showing what happens to air pollution when millions of people stop driving. Also, a massive cyclone in the Bay of Bengal poses deadly risks in a vulnerable part of the world.

May 20 2020

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iTunes Ratings

33903 Ratings
Average Ratings
28313
2440
1103
812
1235

Worth listening to 📢

By JonJonPdx - May 17 2020
Read more
Thanks y’all for tellin the truth.

Hotel corona

By Nikki in California - May 17 2020
Read more
Thank you for a wonderful example of peace making at this time of corona