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Up First

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Rank #12 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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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.

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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.

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By g7morgan - Mar 31 2019
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Great summary to start my day.

Quick and informative

By GirlyGrace - Mar 29 2019
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Great news recap when you can’t listen to the radio.

iTunes Ratings

16670 Ratings
Average Ratings
13977
1378
485
331
499

Listen every day

By g7morgan - Mar 31 2019
Read more

Great summary to start my day.

Quick and informative

By GirlyGrace - Mar 29 2019
Read more

Great news recap when you can’t listen to the radio.

Cover image of Up First

Up First

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #12 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.

Rank #1: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won't run for president. California's attorney general declines to prosecute officers who killed an unarmed black man last year. And, the FDA approves a major new drug to treat depression.

Mar 06 2019
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Rank #2: Monday, November 19th, 2018

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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
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Rank #3: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

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President Trump is not happy with a border security deal, but thinks a government shutdown is unlikely. Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" is convicted on all charges. What's the reaction in Mexico? And, many migrant children are sent to one massive Florida shelter — what's happening inside?

Feb 13 2019
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Rank #4: Thursday, December 13th, 2018

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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
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Rank #5: Monday, January 21st, 2019

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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
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Rank #6: Monday, February 25th, 2019

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We take a look at the latest on the situation in Venezuela as Vice President Pence is in Colombia to meet with Latin American leaders. Pope Francis calls for an "all-out battle" against clergy sex abuse. Also, Green Book wins the Oscar for best picture. What else happened at the host-less awards show?

Feb 25 2019
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Rank #7: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

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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
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Rank #8: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

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Rescue crews in Alabama search for survivors of the deadliest U.S. tornado since 2013. A new NPR investigation reveals inequities in the way federal disaster aid is disbursed. Canada's prime minister is embroiled in a scandal.

Mar 05 2019
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Rank #9: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

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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
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Rank #10: Monday, February 11th, 2019

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Under fire for different controversies, both Virginia's governor and lieutenant governor say they will not step down. And we check in on talks on a border security deal as President Trump heads to El Paso, Texas. Also, the latest from Venezuela's ongoing political crisis.

Feb 11 2019
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Rank #11: Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

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The White House says the president will deliver a unifying message in his State of the Union. Calls mount for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to resign. And Russia reacts to the U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty.

Feb 05 2019
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Rank #12: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

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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
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Rank #13: Friday, December 14th, 2018

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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
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Rank #14: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

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Congressional negotiators say they've come to an "agreement in principle" on border security to avoid another government shutdown. And at his rally in El Paso, Texas, President Trump says he's building the wall regardless of what's in the deal. Also, we look at how a change in firearms policy at Dick's Sporting Goods following the Parkland school shooting has impacted the company.

Feb 12 2019
13 mins
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Rank #15: Monday, March 4th, 2019

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Congressional probes into President Trump gather steam. In Sacramento, two officers who shot dead an unarmed black man won't face criminal charges. ISIS fighters attempt to defend their last pocket of territory.

Mar 04 2019
13 mins
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Rank #16: Monday, January 14th, 2019

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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
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Rank #17: Monday, December 3rd, 2018

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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
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Rank #18: Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

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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
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Rank #19: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

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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
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Rank #20: Friday, November 16th, 2018

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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
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