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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 Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

    Monday, January 24, 2022

    Monday, January 24, 2022

    President Biden is thinking about sending thousands of U.S. troops to Eastern Europe to deter Russia from invading Ukraine. Will the plan work or will it provoke Russian President Vladimir Putin? And cases of coronavirus are dropping rapidly in parts of the country. Why do scientists avoid saying we're near the pandemic's end? Plus, former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin is suing the New York Times. What does the case say about the freedom of the press to be wrong?

    • 13 min
    Bridging The Divide: A Scientist's Search For Faith And Truth

    Bridging The Divide: A Scientist's Search For Faith And Truth

    Francis Collins was director of the National Institutes of Health for more than a decade. He's also an evangelical Christian. Host Rachel Martin talked to Collins about some of life's biggest questions and how he's found answers with science and faith.

    • 25 min
    Saturday, January 22, 2022

    Saturday, January 22, 2022

    The diplomatic push to keep Russia from invading Ukraine is in high gear. President Joe Biden wants more semiconductor makers to follow Intel's lead and build factories in the U.S. Does omicron's relatively high transmissibility translate to the outdoors?

    • 14 min
    Friday, January 21, 2022

    Friday, January 21, 2022

    Secretary of State Antony Blinken presses his Russian counterpart over Ukraine. Anti-abortion rights activists mark the Roe v. Wade anniversary with new hope for a Supreme Court reversal. And healthcare experts press Spotify to police the platform's most popular podcaster over bogus COVID claims.

    • 14 min
    Thursday, January 20, 2022

    Thursday, January 20, 2022

    President Biden's voting rights priority meets defeat in the U.S. Senate. The U.S. won't send troops to Ukraine, even if Russia invades, so what are Kyiv's options? And days after a massive volcanic eruption, the international community struggles to bring relief to the island nation of Tonga.

    • 12 min
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022

    President Biden will hold a rare formal news conference today. When it comes to his agenda, where can Biden point to progress? And the government is now offering free at-home COVID tests to all Americans. When can you expect to get them? Plus, Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Ukraine to try and diffuse tensions with Russia. How much support will the U.S. offer if Russia invades?

    • 14 min

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