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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

    Trump Picks His Running Mate — and Political Heir

    Trump Picks His Running Mate — and Political Heir

    On the first day of the Republican National Convention, Donald J. Trump chose his running mate: Senator J.D. Vance of Ohio.
    We watched the process unfold in real time in Milwaukee. Michael C. Bender, who covers Mr. Trump and his movement for The Times, takes us through the day.

    • 27 min
    The Attempted Assassination of Donald Trump

    The Attempted Assassination of Donald Trump

    Today’s episode sets out what we know about the attempted assassination of former President Donald J. Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday evening.

    Doug Mills, a photographer for The Times, recounts what it was like to witness the shooting, and Glenn Thrush, who covers gun violence for The Times, discusses the state of the investigation into the man who did it.

    • 30 min
    The Sunday Read: ‘A Republican Election Clerk vs. Trump Die-Hards in a World of Lies’

    The Sunday Read: ‘A Republican Election Clerk vs. Trump Die-Hards in a World of Lies’

    Cindy Elgan glanced into the lobby of her office and saw a sheriff’s deputy waiting at the front counter. “Let’s start a video recording, just in case this goes sideways,” Elgan, 65, told one of her employees in the Esmeralda County clerk’s office. She had come to expect skepticism, conspiracy theories and even threats related to her job as an election administrator. She grabbed her annotated booklet of Nevada state laws, said a prayer for patience and walked into the lobby to confront the latest challenge to America’s electoral process.

    The deputy was standing alongside a woman that Elgan recognized as Mary Jane Zakas, 77, a longtime elementary schoolteacher and a leader in the local Republican Party. She often asked for a sheriff’s deputy to accompany her to the election’s office, in case her meetings became contentious.

    “I hope you’re having a blessed morning,” Zakas said. “Unfortunately, a lot of people are still very concerned about the security of their votes. They’ve lost all trust in the system.”

    After the 2020 election, former President Donald J. Trump’s denials and accusations of voter fraud spread outward from the White House to even the country’s most remote places, like Esmeralda County. Elgan knew most of the 620 voters in the town. Still, they accused her of being paid off and skimming votes away from Trump. And even though their allegations came with no evidence, they wanted her recalled from office before the next presidential election in November.

    • 29 min
    'The Interview': Robert Putnam Knows Why You’re Lonely

    'The Interview': Robert Putnam Knows Why You’re Lonely

    The author of “Bowling Alone” warned us about social isolation and its effect on democracy a quarter century ago. Things have only gotten worse.

    • 41 min
    Loving Their Pets to Debt

    Loving Their Pets to Debt

    Over the past decade, the cost of veterinary care in the U.S. has skyrocketed, as health care for pets has come to look more like health care for people. Katie Thomas, an investigative health care reporter for The Times, discusses how pet care became a multi-billion-dollar industry, and the fraught emotional and financial landscape that has created for pet owners.

    • 24 min
    72 Hours Inside Biden’s Campaign to Save His Candidacy

    72 Hours Inside Biden’s Campaign to Save His Candidacy

    For the past three days, President Biden has fought to save his re-election campaign, as panicked congressional Democrats returned to Washington and openly debated whether to call on him to step aside.

    In this episode, Times reporters in Washington go inside the 72 hours that could make or break Mr. Biden’s nomination.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
96.9K Ratings

96.9K Ratings

Tkotoo ,

Election Clerks vs Trump Die Hards

Awesome report. Extremely thankful for your very detailed information on such occurrences that developed, that seem as possible brewing for an Capital Insurrection.
But also to date, sorry to report (as you are surely in developing report as I am typing) that due to an ‘Assassination Attempt ‘ on the former president for running election this past Saturday, just have added fuel to an already enraged fire of Trumpers, that they claim he has taken a bullet for this country. Seem people will stop at nothing to create fault to set up claims of victim’s vengeance. Pretty pathetic party. He brought that aim on himself and himself alone. Not at all surprising.
- s.jxn - ga

new listener32 ,

Attitude Check

Usually like the show and feel like it tries to be pretty neutral on cultural questions, politics, etc. But Sabrina T’s interview about pet care was bizarre. How many ways can you interject your own “but they’re just pets, who cares?” bogus morality into an episode. Wow.

Mauckfam ,

Would have voted zero stars if possible

Done with any support of this trash

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