Cover image of Up First
(15036)

Rank #10 in News & Politics category

News & Politics

Up First

Rank #10 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Read more

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

Read more

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

iTunes Ratings

15036 Ratings
Average Ratings
12616
1236
444
303
437

Love Up First

By npr is great - Feb 12 2019
Read more

Up First is a great way to start the day. Concise reporting on the world from people I trust.

How I start my day

By BenMcEowen - Feb 08 2019
Read more

This is an excellent news brief and I start every weekday with it.

iTunes Ratings

15036 Ratings
Average Ratings
12616
1236
444
303
437

Love Up First

By npr is great - Feb 12 2019
Read more

Up First is a great way to start the day. Concise reporting on the world from people I trust.

How I start my day

By BenMcEowen - Feb 08 2019
Read more

This is an excellent news brief and I start every weekday with it.

Cover image of Up First

Up First

Rank #10 in News & Politics category

Read more

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

Top Episodes

Most Popular Episodes of Up First

Rank #1: Monday, November 19th, 2018

Nov 19 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

In northern California, the search continues for more victims of the Camp Fire. President Trump has visited some areas impacted by wildfires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

Play Now

Rank #2: Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Dec 13 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

Two sources implicate the president in illegal campaign contributions. Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi gets support for House Speaker job. Government shelters near capacity with migrant children.

Play Now

Rank #3: Monday, January 21st, 2019

Jan 21 2019
Podcast cover
Read more

President Trump offered an extension of temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for funding for the border wall. Democrats called it a "non-starter". What comes next? And a viral video captures a tense scene at the Lincoln Memorial between white high school students and a Native American demonstrator.

Play Now

Rank #4: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Nov 27 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

The special counsel's office says ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached a plea deal and should be sentenced. GM announces a major restructuring. French protests continue over a hike in fuel prices.

Play Now

Rank #5: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Dec 04 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

Former President George H.W. Bush lies in state at the U.S. Capitol. In Alabama, an autopsy finds a black man killed by police last month was shot from behind as he fled. And, Ethiopians adjust to democratic changes.

Play Now

Rank #6: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Dec 12 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. President Trump threatens a shutdown if he doesn't get budget for a border wall. And Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for leniency.

Play Now

Rank #7: Monday, February 4th, 2019

Feb 04 2019
Podcast cover
Read more

Virginia's governor is under fire for a racist photo. Jury deliberations get underway for drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. And Pope Francis is on a historic trip to the Arabian Peninsula.

Play Now

Rank #8: Friday, December 14th, 2018

Dec 14 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

Federal prosecutors investigate President Trump's inaugural committee. The U.S. military may be asked to build a border wall. And Puerto Rico's cockfighting industry faces a possible ban.

Play Now

Rank #9: Monday, January 14th, 2019

Jan 14 2019
Podcast cover
Read more

New reporting suggests the FBI was concerned about Trump's behavior as early as 2016. British Prime Minister Theresa May makes one last push to sell her Brexit plan — or, she warns, there will be no Brexit at all. And public school teachers in L.A. go on strike.

Play Now

Rank #10: Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Dec 03 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

George H.W. Bush negotiated NAFTA and believed in fair trade. The 41st president died Friday at age 94. What will his legacy on trade be? And delegates from nearly 200 countries meet for climate talks - in Poland's coal country.

Play Now

Rank #11: Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Dec 26 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

An 8-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Christmas Day. What happened? Also, are Democrats and President Trump any closer to striking a deal on border wall funding? Plus, Turkey's president has invited Trump to visit Turkey in 2019. What's really behind the invitation?

Play Now

Rank #12: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Dec 11 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

As a partial government shutdown looms, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi meet the president to discuss border wall funding. Britain seeks changes to the Brexit deal. U.N. climate talks continue in Poland for a second week.

Play Now

Rank #13: Friday, November 16th, 2018

Nov 16 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

Wildfire continues in California, raising the death toll to 56. Democrats are facing important decisions now that their party is in control of the House. And the vote counting continues in Florida.

Play Now

Rank #14: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Jan 16 2019
Podcast cover
Read more

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence in Parliament today, after lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit plan. Meanwhile, federal employees in the U.S. search for temporary work to make ends meet as the partial government shutdown drags on.

Play Now

Rank #15: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Jan 22 2019
Podcast cover
Read more

The Senate will vote on a bill this week to fund the government through September — but with provisions for the border wall, Democrats have called it a non-starter. Meanwhile, a tenth of TSA workers called out sick over the weekend. Many have said they can't afford to get to work after working for a month without pay.

Play Now

Rank #16: Monday, December 31st, 2018

Dec 31 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

The partial government shutdown enters its second week. How do President Trump and Congress get out of this? Also, hundreds of migrants have been released from overcrowded detention centers. Who is taking them in? Plus, opposition candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo are calling presidential election results into question.

Play Now

Rank #17: Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Dec 20 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

President Trump says it's time for U.S. forces to leave Syria. Around 2,200 US troops have been fighting ISIS in Syria. And, another federal court decision blocks Trump's immigration crackdown.

Play Now

Rank #18: Monday, November 26th, 2018

Nov 26 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

The U.S. shut down its largest border crossing with Mexico over the weekend. A report from The Associated Press indicates designer babies are more within reach. And the Trump Administration releases a report showing climate change may shave 10 percent off America's GDP by 2100.

Play Now

Rank #19: Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Dec 27 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

President Trump visited American troops in Iraq yesterday. He has decided to pull troops out of Syria and Afghanistan. Is Iraq next? Also, what are U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents doing to keep child migrants in detention centers safe? Plus, several dozen people have reportedly been killed in anti-government protests in Sudan. Is this the end for a strongman who has ruled Sudan for nearly three decades?

Play Now

Rank #20: Friday, December 28th, 2018

Dec 28 2018
Podcast cover
Read more

Is there any sign the partial government shutdown will end soon? Also, are migrant detention centers struggling to keep up with President Trump's border crackdown? Plus, stock market swings have thrown investors into a tizzy. Can this market volatility hurt more than just investors?

Play Now

Rank #1: Monday, November 19th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

In northern California, the search continues for more victims of the Camp Fire. President Trump has visited some areas impacted by wildfires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

Nov 19 2018
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #2: Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

Two sources implicate the president in illegal campaign contributions. Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi gets support for House Speaker job. Government shelters near capacity with migrant children.

Dec 13 2018
15 mins
Play Now

Rank #3: Monday, January 21st, 2019

Podcast cover
Read more

President Trump offered an extension of temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for funding for the border wall. Democrats called it a "non-starter". What comes next? And a viral video captures a tense scene at the Lincoln Memorial between white high school students and a Native American demonstrator.

Jan 21 2019
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #4: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

The special counsel's office says ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached a plea deal and should be sentenced. GM announces a major restructuring. French protests continue over a hike in fuel prices.

Nov 27 2018
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #5: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

Former President George H.W. Bush lies in state at the U.S. Capitol. In Alabama, an autopsy finds a black man killed by police last month was shot from behind as he fled. And, Ethiopians adjust to democratic changes.

Dec 04 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #6: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. President Trump threatens a shutdown if he doesn't get budget for a border wall. And Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for leniency.

Dec 12 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #7: Monday, February 4th, 2019

Podcast cover
Read more

Virginia's governor is under fire for a racist photo. Jury deliberations get underway for drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. And Pope Francis is on a historic trip to the Arabian Peninsula.

Feb 04 2019
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #8: Friday, December 14th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

Federal prosecutors investigate President Trump's inaugural committee. The U.S. military may be asked to build a border wall. And Puerto Rico's cockfighting industry faces a possible ban.

Dec 14 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #9: Monday, January 14th, 2019

Podcast cover
Read more

New reporting suggests the FBI was concerned about Trump's behavior as early as 2016. British Prime Minister Theresa May makes one last push to sell her Brexit plan — or, she warns, there will be no Brexit at all. And public school teachers in L.A. go on strike.

Jan 14 2019
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #10: Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

George H.W. Bush negotiated NAFTA and believed in fair trade. The 41st president died Friday at age 94. What will his legacy on trade be? And delegates from nearly 200 countries meet for climate talks - in Poland's coal country.

Dec 03 2018
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #11: Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

An 8-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Christmas Day. What happened? Also, are Democrats and President Trump any closer to striking a deal on border wall funding? Plus, Turkey's president has invited Trump to visit Turkey in 2019. What's really behind the invitation?

Dec 26 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #12: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

As a partial government shutdown looms, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi meet the president to discuss border wall funding. Britain seeks changes to the Brexit deal. U.N. climate talks continue in Poland for a second week.

Dec 11 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #13: Friday, November 16th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

Wildfire continues in California, raising the death toll to 56. Democrats are facing important decisions now that their party is in control of the House. And the vote counting continues in Florida.

Nov 16 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #14: Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Podcast cover
Read more

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence in Parliament today, after lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit plan. Meanwhile, federal employees in the U.S. search for temporary work to make ends meet as the partial government shutdown drags on.

Jan 16 2019
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #15: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Podcast cover
Read more

The Senate will vote on a bill this week to fund the government through September — but with provisions for the border wall, Democrats have called it a non-starter. Meanwhile, a tenth of TSA workers called out sick over the weekend. Many have said they can't afford to get to work after working for a month without pay.

Jan 22 2019
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #16: Monday, December 31st, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

The partial government shutdown enters its second week. How do President Trump and Congress get out of this? Also, hundreds of migrants have been released from overcrowded detention centers. Who is taking them in? Plus, opposition candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo are calling presidential election results into question.

Dec 31 2018
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #17: Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

President Trump says it's time for U.S. forces to leave Syria. Around 2,200 US troops have been fighting ISIS in Syria. And, another federal court decision blocks Trump's immigration crackdown.

Dec 20 2018
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #18: Monday, November 26th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

The U.S. shut down its largest border crossing with Mexico over the weekend. A report from The Associated Press indicates designer babies are more within reach. And the Trump Administration releases a report showing climate change may shave 10 percent off America's GDP by 2100.

Nov 26 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #19: Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

President Trump visited American troops in Iraq yesterday. He has decided to pull troops out of Syria and Afghanistan. Is Iraq next? Also, what are U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents doing to keep child migrants in detention centers safe? Plus, several dozen people have reportedly been killed in anti-government protests in Sudan. Is this the end for a strongman who has ruled Sudan for nearly three decades?

Dec 27 2018
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #20: Friday, December 28th, 2018

Podcast cover
Read more

Is there any sign the partial government shutdown will end soon? Also, are migrant detention centers struggling to keep up with President Trump's border crackdown? Plus, stock market swings have thrown investors into a tizzy. Can this market volatility hurt more than just investors?

Dec 28 2018
13 mins
Play Now