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This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and Sabrina Tavernise. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at nytimes.com/audioapp

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    • 38 min
    Whales Have an Alphabet

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    • 25 min
    I.C.C. Prosecutor Requests Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders

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    This week, Karim Khan, the top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, requested arrest warrants for Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the country’s defense minister, Yoav Gallant. Patrick Kingsley, the Times’s bureau chief in Jerusalem, explains why this may set up a possible showdown between the court and Israel with its biggest ally, the United States.

    • 33 min
    Biden’s Open War On Hidden Fees

    Biden’s Open War On Hidden Fees

    The Biden administration is trying to crack down on sneaky fees charged by hotels, rental cars, internet providers and more.

    Jim Tankersley, a White House correspondent, explains why the effort is doubling as a war against something else that Biden is finding much harder to defeat.

    Guest: Jim Tankersley, who covers economic policy at the White House for The New York Times

    • 22 min
    The Crypto Comeback

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    David Yaffe-Bellany, our technology reporter, explains what was behind this change in fortune and what it says about the improbable resurgence of crypto.

    Guest: David Yaffe-Bellany, a technology reporter for The New York Times, covering the crypto industry from San Francisco.

    • 23 min
    Was the 401(k) a Mistake?

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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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549 Ratings

549 Ratings

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The Sunday Read: so much better now that authors read their own stories!

I used to be interested in these stories but would skip as soon as the generic voice actor would start reading. Now that the author reads his/her own story it is so much more engaging!

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Bias

I used to listen to every episode but have unfollowed because of the biased reporting regarding the bombing of the Palestinian people.

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