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The Daily

By The New York Times

Rank #2 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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The best podcast!

By JillHCalifornia - Dec 11 2018
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The Daily > Every other podcast. I listen to every episode, every day. Excellent production value. Interesting stories. Very well done.

Stop saying uhhmmm

By Mete111 - Dec 06 2018
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Great podcast but host says uhmmmm after every comment from the guest. It's so annoying.

iTunes Ratings

27409 Ratings
Average Ratings
23451
1648
771
611
928

The best podcast!

By JillHCalifornia - Dec 11 2018
Read more

The Daily > Every other podcast. I listen to every episode, every day. Excellent production value. Interesting stories. Very well done.

Stop saying uhhmmm

By Mete111 - Dec 06 2018
Read more

Great podcast but host says uhmmmm after every comment from the guest. It's so annoying.

Top 10 Episode of The Daily

Rank #1: A New Climate Tipping Point

Oct 19 2018
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Last week, a long-awaited report showed that the worst consequences of global warming would occur even sooner than previously thought. Here’s the story behind the findings. Guests: Coral Davenport, who covers energy and the environment for The New York Times, and William D. Nordhaus, who was awarded a Nobel this year for his work on the economics of climate change. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #2: The (Misunderstood) Story of NATO

Jul 12 2018
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On a combative opening day of the NATO summit in Brussels, President Trump called other member countries “delinquent” on military spending and attacked Germany as a “captive” of Russia. We examine where his frustration is coming from. Guest: David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent for The New York Times and the author of “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age.” For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #3: Brett Kavanaugh’s Change of Heart

Jul 11 2018
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who has been nominated to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, once made the case for impeaching a president. He now says that was a mistake. Guest: Mark Landler, a White House correspondent for The New York Times, who examines why Judge Kavanaugh’s views have shifted. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #4: Trump Picks Brett Kavanaugh

Jul 10 2018
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President Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Given Judge Kavanaugh’s conservative record and the political math in the Senate, what happens now? Guests: Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The New York Times, discusses the announcement; Carl Hulse, the chief Washington correspondent for The Times, assesses Judge Kavanaugh’s prospects for confirmation. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #5: Friday, March 23, 2018

Mar 23 2018
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For decades, Americans have believed that the best way to end racial inequality is to end class inequality. But a landmark 30-year study is debunking that logic. Guests: Emily Badger, who writes about cities and urban policy for The Upshot; William O. Jawando, who worked in the Obama administration on My Brother’s Keeper, a mentoring initiative for black boys. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. 

Rank #6: Implicating the President

Aug 22 2018
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Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to campaign finance violations — and said Mr. Trump himself had ordered the crimes. Minutes later, Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, was convicted of financial fraud in the first trial resulting from the special counsel’s investigation. Guest: Joseph Kahn, the managing editor of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #7: Facebook’s Plan to Police the Truth

Jul 20 2018
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The last time Facebook came under such intense scrutiny was when Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive, defended himself before Congress in April. But his latest policy on false news has turned the spotlight back to the social media giant. Guest: Kevin Roose, who covers technology for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #8: Nancy Pelosi’s Dilemma

Aug 17 2018
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Republicans in this year’s elections are casting one person as the symbol of everything that is wrong with the Democratic Party. Many Democrats are also turning on the same figure. Guest: Alexander Burns, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #9: One Family’s Reunification Story

Jul 06 2018
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Since President Trump ended the practice of separating migrant children from their parents, very few families have been reunited. Those that have are becoming national symbols. Guest: Annie Correal, a New York Times reporter who accompanied Yeni González, a migrant from Guatemala, on part of her journey to join her three children after more than five weeks apart. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Rank #10: Friday, March 30, 2018

Mar 30 2018
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Behind the landmark Supreme Court ruling of Brown v. Board of Education was a girl named Linda Brown, whose story led to states being ordered to desegregate schools, mostly against their will. Ms. Brown died on Sunday. Who was she, and what has changed in the 64 years since the case was decided? Guest: Nikole Hannah-Jones, an investigative reporter covering race and civil rights for The New York Times Magazine. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.