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The news you need to know to start your day. Five top news stories and why they matter. Seven days a week, with deep-dive Sunday episodes. Powered by the USA TODAY Network and hosted by Taylor Wilson and Claire Thornton.

    Nearly half of Senate votes impeachment trial unconstitutional, likely to vote against conviction

    Nearly half of Senate votes impeachment trial unconstitutional, likely to vote against conviction

    Deputy Washington Bureau Chief Caren Bohan reports. Plus, Washington correspondent Maureen Groppe talks about a Biden administration racial equity initiative, patient safety reporter Karen Weintraub explains the science behind mRNA vaccines, personal finance and markets reporter Jessica Menton gives some tax advice and Hank Aaron will be buried in Atlanta.




    (Audio: Associated Press)

    • 14 min
    Stay-at-home orders lifted in Caifornia; Google to open vaccination sites

    Stay-at-home orders lifted in Caifornia; Google to open vaccination sites

    Plus, Aimee Picchi talks about tax season during the pandemic, senators will be sworn in as members of the 'Court of Impeachment,' winter weather hits half the country and the 2021 Baseball Hall of Fame votes are in.




    (Audio: Associated Press)

    • 12 min
    A look at Biden's economic plan

    A look at Biden's economic plan

    Deputy Washington Bureau Chief Caren Bohan reports. Plus, the House will send the Trump impeachment article to the Senate, Biden reinstates a travel ban, a hearing will be held for a man who threatened to kill Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Super Bowl LV matchup is set.




    (Audio: Associated Press)

    • 9 min
    Four days of the first woman vice president

    Four days of the first woman vice president

    We’re recapping a historic week that saw the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris.

    • 25 min
    Impeachment trial date set

    Impeachment trial date set

    Plus, vaccine shortages continue, we remember Hank Aaron, NFL reporter Jori Epstein previews the conference championship games and the sun finally rises again in northern Alaska.




    (Audio: Associated Press)

    • 12 min
    Biden's first executive actions

    Biden's first executive actions

    Deputy Washington Bureau Chief Caren Bohan has the latest from the new administration. Plus, a new treatment might be critical to prevent serious COVID-19 illness, business reporter Nathan Bomey looks at whether former President Donald Trump can rebuild his brand, the first Black secretary of defense may be confirmed and online sports betting arrives in more states.




    (Audio: Associated Press

    • 17 min

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