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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in less than 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. theNewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

    RIP Kobe Bryant, Space Force Logo & The GRAMMYs - Monday, January 27th, 2020

    RIP Kobe Bryant, Space Force Logo & The GRAMMYs - Monday, January 27th, 2020

    The news to know for Monday, January 27th, 2020!
    Today: we're talking about the life and tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
    Also: what to know today about the impeachment trial, the new Space Force logo, Google's version of 'airdrop' and the highlights from the GRAMMYs…. 
    Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes!
    Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. 
    This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. Go to www.Blinkist.com/news to try it for free.
    Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider
     
     
    Sources:
    RIP Kobe Bryant: USA Today, LA Times, CBS Sports, NBC News, ABC News
    75 Years After Auschwitz: Reuters, History.com, NYT
    Coronavirus Latest: NPR, NYT, Washington Post, CNN, AP 
    Impeachment Trial Update: NBC News, CBS News, AP
    Space Force Logo: Washington Post, Politico
    Boeing 777X Flight: CNBC, Cnet
    Google’s Airdrop: Cnet, Engadget, XDA Developers 
    Vine Sequel: TechCrunch, The Verge
    Weekend Box Office: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter
    The GRAMMYs: CBS News, LA Times, Variety

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    ‘Birth Tourism’, Lunar New Year & Tinder Safety - Friday, January 24th, 2020

    ‘Birth Tourism’, Lunar New Year & Tinder Safety - Friday, January 24th, 2020

    The news to know for Friday, January 24th, 2020! 
    What to expect today and over the weekend in the impeachment trial (and what President Trump will be doing instead), and we're talking about new rules impacting pregnant women coming to the U.S...
    Plus: why some Chinese New Year celebrations are cancelled, Tinder's new safety features, and why a veteran was just honored decades after his service.
    Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!
    Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. 
    Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today.
    This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'.
    Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider
     
     
    Sources:
    Opening Arguments Cont’d: NYT, NBC News, The Hill
    Trump to Attend ‘March For Life’: The Hill, CBS News, CNN
    New Rules Target ‘Birth Tourism’: AP, The Guardian, Fox News
    Remembering Jim Lehrer: PBS, NYT
    Lunar New Year Celebrations Cancelled: NBC News, BBC, CNN
    Google’s Search Results: Business Insider, The Verge
    Tinder’s New Safety Features: The Verge, Cnet
    Motorola Razr Arrives: The Verge, Engadget, 
    Space Cookie Results: AP
    Veteran Honored 75 Years Later: USA Today, CNN
     
     

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    First Mobile Voting, WhatsApp Hack & Sundance (+ "Racist Robots") - Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

    First Mobile Voting, WhatsApp Hack & Sundance (+ "Racist Robots") - Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

    The news to know for Thursday, January 23rd, 2020!
    What to know about the first opening arguments in the impeachment trial, a first-of-its-kind election, and who hacked Jeff Bezos's cell phone...
    Plus: the NFL player retiring, Tesla's major milestone, and NASA's naming contest.
    Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!
    Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about artificial intelligence and bias.
    Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode.
    This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'.
    Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider
     
     
    Sources:
    Opening Arguments: NYT, The Hill, NBC News, Washington Post, Politico, NPR
    Vote by Phone: NPR, The Verge, WSJ
    Jeff Bezos Phone Hacked: The Guardian, NYT, WSJ, USA Today
    China Limits Travel: USA Today, CNBC, BBC
    Service Animals are Airlines: Washington Post, ABC News, Reuters
    Eli Manning Retires: ESPN, Giants.com
    Tesla Hits Milestone: Reuters, Bloomberg, CNBC
    Cruise’s Driverless Shuttle: Cnet, Engadget CNN
    Naming Mars Rover: Business Insider, NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ Poll
    Sundance Film Festival: Deadline, Hollywood Reporter
     

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    Late-Night Debate, 2020 Census & Cluster Hiring - Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

    Late-Night Debate, 2020 Census & Cluster Hiring - Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

    The news to know for Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020!
    What to know today about the 12 hours of debate on Capitol Hill (we're breaking it down in a couple of minutes). Also, there's an update about that virus outbreak and the 2020 census...
    Plus: new rules for Uber, Google's new experimental apps, and Starbucks has plans for more plant-based menu items.
    Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes!
    Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. 
    Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below...
    This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'.
    And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider 
     
     
    Sources:
    Late-Night Debate: NYT, The Hill, NBC News, Washington Post
    New Virus Confirmed in U.S.: CNN, Washington Post, NBC News
    2020 Census Begins: AP, NPR, Reuters AP (second source)
    Southeast Cold Weather: Washington Post, NBC News, USA Today
    Uber Rates Could Change: Engadget, WSJ
    Phone Addiction Apps: The Verge, Engadget, Android Central 
    Venmo’s Custom Stickers: TechCrunch, The Verge
    Starbucks Sustainability: Mashable, Starbucks
    MLB Hall of Fame: ESPN, CBS Sports
    Cluster Hiring: WSJ
     

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    Trial Begins, China’s New Virus & Wave to Pay - Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

    Trial Begins, China’s New Virus & Wave to Pay - Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

    The news to know for Tuesday, January 21st, 2020!
    What to expect at the first big day of the impeachment trial (and why President Trump is thousands of miles away for it), and what to know about a new virus spreading in China.
    Plus: we're talking artificial intelligence, linking credit cards with your hand, and the record ticket prices for the Super Bowl...
    Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!
    Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com under the section titled 'Episodes' to read more about any of the stories mentioned or see sources below...
    This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'.
    Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider 
     
    Sources:
    Impeachment Trial Starts Today: CNN, NYT, The Hill, CBS News
    World Economic Forum Starts: BBC, USA Today, NBC News, Fox News
    Virginia Rally Ends Peacefully: ABC News, AP
    New Coronavirus Spreads in China: WSJ, NPR, Washington Post
    China Bans Plastic Bags: NBC News, BBC
    Alphabet CEO Calls for AI Regulation: The Verge, The Financial Times
    Credit Cards Linked to Hands: WSJ, Engadget
    Coco Gauff vs. Venus Williams: ESPN
    Super Bowl Ticket Prices: CBS Sports, SeatGeek.com
     

    • 9 min
    Gun Rights Rally, Super Bowl Matchup & SpaceX Explosion - Monday, January 20th, 2020

    Gun Rights Rally, Super Bowl Matchup & SpaceX Explosion - Monday, January 20th, 2020

    The news to know for Monday, January 20th, 2020!
    Today: we're breaking down what to know about the big rally in Virginia today, and why there are worries about violence.
    Plus: it's MLK Day, another major Harry & Meghan announcement, why a SpaceX rocket exploded, and the big winners at the SAG Awards...
    Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes!
    Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. 
    This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'.
    Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider
     
     
    Sources:
    MLK Day: CNN, Fox News, Volunteer Opportunities
    Rally Concerns: Washington Post , Fox News, NYT, NBC News
    Tragedy in Honolulu: ABC News, USA Today, Hawaii News Now
    Mistake in Puerto Rico: CNN, AP
    Harry & Meghan’s Agreement: The Guardian, AP, NBC News
    Super Bowl Matchup: ESPN, CBS Sports 
    McGregor Wins Fight: ESPN
    SpaceX Rocket Explodes: Space.com, USA Today, Reuters
    Facial Recognition Concerns: NYT, Business Insider, Engadget
    Microsoft, T-Mobile Give Back: Windows Central 
    Starbucks Community Stores: AP 
    Box Office: Variety, Hollywood Reporter
    SAG Awards: PEOPLE
    Money Monday - Spending on Plants: Money

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