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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!

    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.
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    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
     

    • 10 min
    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

    • 10 min
    USMCA Trade Deal, Google’s Parent Hits $1T & Netflix Ice Cream - Friday, January 17th, 2020

    USMCA Trade Deal, Google’s Parent Hits $1T & Netflix Ice Cream - Friday, January 17th, 2020

    The news to know for Friday, January 17th, 2020! 
    What to know today about a new report involving the White House, and the bipartisan support for a major new trade deal.
    Plus: another $1 trillion company, another new streaming service, Demi Lovato is back, and introducing 'Netflix & Chill'd'...
    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 Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50.
    Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider
     
     
    Sources:
    Report Says Trump Administration Broke Law: FOX News, The Hill, WSJ, CNN
    Impeachment Trial Begins: Washington Post, NYT, NBC News
    Ukraine’s New Investigation: CBS News, NYT, Politico
    USMCA Gets Bipartisan Support: AP, CBS News, NPR
    Weekend Winter Storm: USA Today, ABC News, Weather Channel
    Microsoft Goes “Carbon Negative”: Reuters, NPR, The Guardian 
    MLB Scandal 3.0: CBS Sports, USA Today
    Superbowl National Anthem Singer: Yahoo
    Alphabet Hits $1 Trillion: CNBC, WSJ
    Smart Contact Lenses: Cnet, The Verge, USA Today
    NBC Peacock Coming in July: CNBC, Variety
    Netflix Ben & Jerry’s: Cnet
    Feel Good Friday -  Cash on England Streets: NYT
     

    • 10 min
    Russia Gov’t Resigns, First Living Robots & Hall of Fame Inductees (+ Royal Exit Explained) - Thursday, January 16th, 2020

    Russia Gov’t Resigns, First Living Robots & Hall of Fame Inductees (+ Royal Exit Explained) - Thursday, January 16th, 2020

    The news to know for Thursday, January 16th, 2020!
    We're talking about everything from the impeachment trial to why Russia's government officials all just resigned to a landmark (but controversial) vote in Virginia.
    Plus: tiny, living robots are now a thing and which artists made it into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame...
    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 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping back from their royal roles. Our guest is royal expert and CNN royal commentator Victoria Arbiter.
    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 Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50.
    Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider
     
     
    Sources:
    Impeachment Trial: CBS News, NYT, The Hill, Fox News, Politico
    US & China Trade Deal: WSJ, ABC News, The Hill
    Stock Market Up: Market Watch, AP
    Russia Government Resigns: NYT, NBC News, CNN
    Smoke Spreading: CNN, ABC News, Weather Channel 
    Equal Rights Amendment: Washington Post, CBS News, NPR
    Romaine Lettuce Safe: USA Today, The Hill
    World’s First Living Robots: CNN, Engadget
    Ninja Gets Fornite Character: Cnet, Business Insider
    Spotify Playlist for Pets: The Verge, Billboard, Spotify for Pets
    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: Variety, Rolling Stone

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