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USA TODAY’s daily news podcast, The Excerpt (formerly 5 Things), brings you a curated mix of the most important headlines seven mornings a week. We also deliver special deep-dive episodes on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons on the most compelling topics in culture, entertainment, sports, politics, and more. Give us fifteen minutes a day, we'll give you all of the headlines, none of the chaos. Hosted by Taylor Wilson and Dana Taylor.  

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USA TODAY’s daily news podcast, The Excerpt (formerly 5 Things), brings you a curated mix of the most important headlines seven mornings a week. We also deliver special deep-dive episodes on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons on the most compelling topics in culture, entertainment, sports, politics, and more. Give us fifteen minutes a day, we'll give you all of the headlines, none of the chaos. Hosted by Taylor Wilson and Dana Taylor.  

    Trump's Florida classified documents case gets ready for 3 days of hearings

    Trump's Florida classified documents case gets ready for 3 days of hearings

    USA TODAY Justice Department Correspondent Bart Jansen looks at the upcoming three days of hearings, beginning Friday, in Former PresidentDonald Trump's classified documents case.

    The Supreme Court upholds a controversial tax on foreign income. Plus, the court prepares for a flurry of decisions in the coming days.

    Excessive heat continues, and is as dangerous for animals as it is for people.

    USA TODAY Money, Markets and Personal Finance Reporter Medora Lee talks about Americans' fading purchasing power.

    Donald Sutherland has died at 88.

    Thursday night's MLB game at Rickwood Field honored the history of Black baseball.




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    • 14 min
    SPECIAL | Gene editing technology is revolutionizing disease treatment

    SPECIAL | Gene editing technology is revolutionizing disease treatment

    With the advent of CRISPR as a gene editing technology, there are new opportunities to develop breakthrough treatments that weren’t possible before. Could this be a turning point that revolutionizes how doctors treat some of the biggest medical challenges, while also being a more effective and cheaper solution for the patient? Shengdar Q. Tsai, associate member and principal investigator of the Department of Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, joins The Excerpt to talk about how this new technology could shape the future of medicine.




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    • 8 min
    Louisiana to require Ten Commandments in the classroom

    Louisiana to require Ten Commandments in the classroom

    Louisiana becomes the first state to require the Ten Commandments be displayed in classrooms.

    USA TODAY Deputy Washington Editor Dan Morrison discusses a flurry of bills aimed at honoring former President Donald Trump.

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. misses a deadline to meet criteria set by CNN to participate in this year's first presidential debate.

    USA TODAY Democracy Reporter Erin Mansfield looks at how hundreds of officials in swing states have cast doubt on elections.

    Can a newly discovered genetic trait help delay Alzheimer's?

    135 million Americans are baking under a massive heat wave. Plus, Tropical Storm Alberto has formed.




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    • 13 min
    SPECIAL | Dr. Anthony Fauci on how COVID-19 and Trump turned him into a hero and villain

    SPECIAL | Dr. Anthony Fauci on how COVID-19 and Trump turned him into a hero and villain

    Anthony Fauci was one of the nation’s leading public-health doctors, working on the world’s deadliest emerging infectious diseases, from AIDS to Zika. Then came COVID-19. He soon became a voice millions of Americans trusted -- a straight-talker even when his candor put him at odds with President Trump. But it also made him the target of conspiracy theories and worse. In an exclusive interview about Fauci's new memoir, “On Call: A Doctor’s Journey in Public Service,” USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page sits down with Fauci to talk about his years in public health and whether he will ever again feel safe. 




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    • 15 min
    Boeing CEO testifies before Senate

    Boeing CEO testifies before Senate

    USA TODAY Consumer Travel Reporter Zach Wichter breaks down the Boeing CEO's testimony, after a new whistleblower complaint.

    Cities are breaking temperature records in parts of the Midwest and Northeast. Check out our Sunday Deep Dive episode on extreme heat.

    California wildfires force evacuations, while Sonoma County wineries avoid worst-case-scenario fears.

    USA TODAY Breaking News Reporter Cybele Mayes-Osterman talks about Black veterans celebrated on a Juneteenth trip to Washington.

    Willie Mays has died at 93.




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    • 13 min
    Biden immigration rule would protect undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens

    Biden immigration rule would protect undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens

    USA TODAY White House Correspondent Michael Collins looks at today's announcement of a new immigration rule from the Biden administration.

    Severe heat bakes much of the country, while the first alert of the 2024 hurricane season is issued.

    Firefighters battle a wildfire 60 miles from Los Angeles.

    USA TODAY Trending News Reporter Kinsey Crowley breaks down U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy's calls on Congress to pass a warning label for social media.

    What do we know a year after the Titan sub disaster?




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