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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 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 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.

    Saturday, June 19, 2021

    Saturday, June 19, 2021

    Could bipartisan cooperation to make Juneteenth the latest federal holiday spill over into infrastructure? An Alabama lawsuit over 2020 census data may complicate coming elections. In Iran, voters have chosen a new president.

    • 15 min
    Friday, June 18, 2021

    Friday, June 18, 2021

    The passage of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is part of recent bipartisan lawmaking. Afghans, who worked with the U.S., fear retaliation and desperately wait for visas. Iranians head to the polls to elect a new president.

    • 13 min
    BREAKING NEWS: Thursday, June 17, 2021

    BREAKING NEWS: Thursday, June 17, 2021

    BREAKING NEWS: The U.S. Supreme court struck down a Republican challenge to the Affordable Care Act by a 7-2 vote.

    • 5 min
    Thursday, June 17, 2021

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

    President Biden said, "I did what I came to do," after his meeting with Russia's leader. The governor of Texas wants to rely on donations to build a border wall. It's been 50 years since the country launched the 'war on drugs.'

    • 13 min
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    The highly-anticipated, in-person meeting between President Biden and Vladimir Putin will take place in Geneva. Israel says it targeted Hamas after incendiary balloons sparked fires on its southern border.

    • 13 min
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    President Biden continues to work to mend European relationships during his diplomatic trip. The state of California is reopening after 15 months of COVID restrictions. Families, finally reunited after being torn apart at the border, continue to live with trauma surrounding those separations.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
46K Ratings

46K Ratings

Figolito ,

Clear, Concise, Thorough

This is my every day news summary. Never miss it.

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Awful disgusting coverage

Tuesday’s Up First was absolute trash. What a joke of a news outlet

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Great!

Great way to start the day! It’s a simple, unbiased presentation of the news without all the conjecture and opinions like other news sources. I’m surprised people think this is too left leaning! That might reflect more on their own biases though if the news and facts are too liberal for them

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