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What A Day cuts through all the chaos and crimes to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 15 minutes. Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the biggest news of the day, share important stories you may have missed, and show you what “Fox & Friends” would sound like if it were hosted by two people whose parents read to them as children. New episodes Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. EST.

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What A Day cuts through all the chaos and crimes to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 15 minutes. Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the biggest news of the day, share important stories you may have missed, and show you what “Fox & Friends” would sound like if it were hosted by two people whose parents read to them as children. New episodes Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. EST.

    Live From The Epicenter

    Live From The Epicenter

    The United States now has the most known COVID-19 cases in the world. We discuss the areas that have been hit hardest and how they’re handling the outbreak 
    Epidemiologist and host of “America Dissected” Dr. Abdul El-Sayed answers more of your most pressing COVID-19 questions.
    And in headlines: the US indicts Maduro, a half-billion dollar legal win for Maryland HBCUs, and Meghan Markle’s first post-Royal gig.

    • 23 min
    What's In The Rescue Bill With Sen. Sherrod Brown

    What's In The Rescue Bill With Sen. Sherrod Brown

    The senate approved a nearly $2 trillion relief package to respond to the coronavirus pandemic yesterday, after a day of delays and a lot of debate. We discuss what made it into the bill and what didn’t with Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown.
    And in headlines: three states restrict abortion access during Covid-19, everyone’s getting a pandemic pet, and Dr. Dre and Mister Rogers get recognized by the Library of Congress.

    • 24 min
    Letters From The War On Covid-19

    Letters From The War On Covid-19

    Equipment shortages, exposure, and empathy: we hear from healthcare workers who are fighting Covid-19 on the front lines. 
    Plus, what Democrats are fighting for in the government coronavirus relief package and what Republicans are willing to concede. And how authorities are handling things in New York now that it’s become the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak. 
    And in headlines: Liberty University re-opens its doors, Colorado abolishes the death penalty, and YouTube goes low rez.

    • 18 min
    Don't Slow My Scroll

    Don't Slow My Scroll

    Is America’s internet prepared for all of us to be online all of the time? We interview FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to get her answer. And we discuss how to close digital divide to make sure all students can continue their education online through the pandemic.
    Trump is suggesting that the economic slowdown resulting from social distancing could be “worse” than the pandemic, and more in the latest Covid-19 news. 
    And in headlines: Bloomberg sued, New Jersey releases inmates, and alcohol brands get busy making hand sanitizer.

    • 22 min
    The Sick And The Testless

    The Sick And The Testless

    We interview Alexis Madrigal, staff writer at the Atlantic and founder of The COVID Tracking project, about the current state of coronavirus testing and why it took so long to get started. 
    Congress still hasn’t reached a deal on the coronavirus relief bill. We discuss where things stand, with five Republican senators in self-isolation and one recently diagnosed with Covid-19. 
    And in headlines: Kentucky does voter suppression while no one is looking, less traffic and pollution, and streaming services cut bit rates in the EU. 

    • 23 min
    An Epidemiologist Answers Covid-19 Questions (Part 2)

    An Epidemiologist Answers Covid-19 Questions (Part 2)

    We’re joined once again by physician and former Detroit health commissioner Dr. Abdul El-Sayed to discuss Covid-19. We ask him how to evaluate the success of containment strategies, whether you can get coronavirus twice, and more.
    Congress is still hashing out the details on a the relief bill. Meanwhile, unemployment claims are skyrocketing. 
    And in headlines: Senators sell off stock ahead of the pandemic, free cheesecake at The Factory, and Representative Tulsi Gabbard drops out of the race.

    • 24 min

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There's so much nervous energy bouncing around during these episodes that I can't even listen for the full 15 minutes. This tone makes the hosts sound unprepared and unprofessional, which is surprising since most of Crooked Media's content is so well-researched.

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