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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 Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. 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 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 Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

    Friday October 30, 2020

    Friday October 30, 2020

    NPR's latest Electoral College map projects a win for a Joe Biden win come Tuesday, but it does show a path to victory for Donald Trump. How will Wall Street respond to the election result? HHS constantly updates its COVID-19 data but isn't making it public.

    • 14 min
    Thursday October 29, 2020

    Thursday October 29, 2020

    The candidates are headed to Michigan, a state closely — and deeply — divided politically. The US gross domestic product has seen a "V-shaped recovery" since last spring's dip. But it's no time to celebrate. The parents of a young ISIS recruit killed while in US custody offer a portrait of their son.

    • 14 min
    Wednesday, October 28 2020

    Wednesday, October 28 2020

    The Senate Commerce Committee questions the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google today about their handling of political content. Where the candidates are appearing hints at how the campaigns are feeling, And Philadelphia reacts to another police killing of another young Black man.

    • 14 min
    Tuesday October 27, 2020

    Tuesday October 27, 2020

    With Election Day a week away, the candidates and their surrogates are fanning out across the country and where they're stopping can tell you a lot. Facebook is refusing any new ad buys in the run-up to election day. And Europe is seeing a massive second wave of COVID-19, with fears of another lock-down triggering street protests in Italy.

    • 14 min
    Monday, October 26, 2020

    Monday, October 26, 2020

    The full Senate will vote this evening on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to a seat on the Supreme Court, Federal, state and local officials are working to counteract a campaign of dis-information around how to vote in next Tuesday's election, COVID-19 is surging all around the country, including a second outbreak at the White House — this time in the office of the Vice President.

    • 14 min
    BONUS: The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce. Why Some May Not Return

    BONUS: The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce. Why Some May Not Return

    Women's jobs have disappeared at higher rates. And for those still working, child care is harder to come by.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
149 Ratings

149 Ratings

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While I appreciate the content of the concise reporting of UpFirst, the on-air staff needs to re-think their speech patterns. As an American in the UK for 2020 and in Belgium the last 18 years listening to the BBCs reporters speak (especially notable during COVID) is that vocal excitability has no place in serious content delivery. Please re-evaluate ALL your hosts during this world changing health event.

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