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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!

    China's Deception, Zantac Warning & Kobe’s New Kids Book (+ Internet Overload?) - Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

    China's Deception, Zantac Warning & Kobe’s New Kids Book (+ Internet Overload?) - Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

    The news to know for Thursday, April 2nd, 2020!
    We're hearing an updated take about COVID-19 from the nation's top doctor, and we're talking about China's potential deception about the disease.
    Also, what you need to know about a popular heartburn medication pulled from shelves.
    Plus: a major merger complete, a new TikTok rival, and how the late Kobe Bryant is still having an impact...
    Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!
    Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking about the impact of this pandemic and stay-at-home orders on the internet. Doug Suttles is the CEO and co-founder of Ookla, who owns Speedtest and Downdetector. 
    Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below.
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    Sources:
    U.S. Case Count/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins
    New White House Coronavirus Model: NBC News, Politico

    Protective Gear Nearly Depleted: Washington Post, Reuters
    No FDA Approval on 2-Minute Test: AP News
    Russia Sends U.S. Medical Supplies: CBS News, FOX News
    Trump Suspends PPE Shipments Abroad: The Hill, NY Post
    New UN Economic Report: United Nations, AP
    Stock Market has Another Rough Day: Washington Post, The Hill, WSJ
    Jobless Report: NY Times, Politico
    Gun Background Checks: FBI, Newsweek, Axios
    Intelligence Report: China Coronavirus Lies: Bloomberg, Fox News
    President Trump Threatens Iran: NY Times, Washington Post, Twitter
    T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Finalized: The Verge, Engadget, ABC News, Cnet
    FDA Orders Zantac to be Pulled: FDA, CNN, AP, NBC News, STAT News
    YouTube’s TikTok Rival: The Information, CNET, 9to5Google
    Dolly Parton to Read Bedtime Stories to Kids: CNN, NPR, Fox News
    Harry Potter Hub: CNN, AP
    Kobe Bryant Kids’ Book Released: NBC News, Rolling Stone

    • 17 min
    CDC’s New Data, Gas Prices & April Fool’s Day - Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

    CDC’s New Data, Gas Prices & April Fool’s Day - Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

    The news to know for Wednesday, April 1st, 2020!
    What to know about new CDC data showing how the coronavirus spreads, and we’ll explain how that’s impacting future guidelines.
    Also, while there’s new proof social distancing guidelines are working, there’s also a reason President Trump is using his most serious tone yet...
    Plus, we’re talking gas prices, Apple’s newest weather app and how April Fool’s Day will be different this year.
    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...
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    Sources:
    New CDC Data: CDC, WaPo, NYT

    Coronavirus Guidelines Formally Reissued: NPR, FOX News
    Proof Social Distancing is Working: CNN, Politico
    U.S. Cases/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins
    New York Pools Resources: Al Jazeera, Bloomberg
    California Medical Volunteers: Sign Up Here
    Gas Prices Down: Fox Business, AAA, CNN, NPR
    Trump Mileage Standards: LA Times, AP
    Biden Campaign Update: NBC News, The Hill, CNN
    Wisconsin Primary As-Scheduled: ABC News, Politico
    Harry and Meghan Officially Non-Royal: NBC News, CNN, Forbes, People
    Marriott Data Breach: ABC News, CNBC
    Videoconferencing Privacy Concerns: NYT, ABC News, Newsweek
    Apple Buys Dark Sky: TechCrunch, Mashable, The Verge, Gizmodo
    Spotify Kids Launches: , USA Today, Variety, Mashable, Press Release
    April Fool’s Day: The Verge, Slate
    Family-Friendly Prank Ideas: NY Post, Today
    Work Wednesday-  Small Businesses Get Creative: CNN

    • 10 min
    New COVID-19 Predictions, Worker Strikes & Girl Scout Cookies - Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

    New COVID-19 Predictions, Worker Strikes & Girl Scout Cookies - Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

    The news to know for Tuesday, March 31st, 2020!
    We're talking about top doctors' COVID-19 predictions for the months ahead as they suggest social distancing can save more than a million American lives, and we're discussing the urgent call for help from governors around the country.
    Plus: college athletes get second chances, workers go on strike, and the new way to buy Girl Scout cookies.
    Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!
    Then, how does the $2.2 trillion stimulus package address student loans? The answer in our new “Talk to Me Tuesday" segment.
    Head to www.TheNewsWorthy.com under the section titled 'Episodes' to read more about any of the stories mentioned or see sources below...
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    Sources:
    NY Requests/Navy Hospitals: Reuters, ABC News, AP
    Chicago Temp Hospital: Chicago Tribune, WGN
    Louisiana Temp Hospital: The Hill, WDSU
    U.S. Cases/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins
    Dr. Birx Predictions: NBC News, NY Times
    Dr. Fauci Predictions: Forbes, NY Post
    Fed on Unemployment Rate: USA Today, CNBC
    Job Cuts Pile Up: Axios, NBC News, ABC News, Washington Post, NYT
    Facebook Invests $100 million for Coronavirus Support: Variety, Axios
    Olympics Rescheduled: ESPN, NYT
    NCAA Extra Eligibility: AP, CBS Sports
    Ford, GE Ventilator Mission: Axios, TechCrunch, Business Insider
    Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Testing: WSJ, Forbes
    FDA Approves Method to Clean N95 Masks: The Verge, TechCrunch, Press Release
    Worker Strikes: VICE, TechCrunch, Mashable, Engagdet, NPR
    HQ Trivia Makes a Comeback: WSJ, Axios, The Verge
    Audible Giving Away Hundreds of Stories for Kids: Mashable, Business Insider, Audible
    Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online: CNN, Girl Scouts
    Talk to Me Tuesday - How are student loans affected? WSJ, Forbes

    • 11 min
    Social Distancing Extended, Free Treatment & Kristen Bell’s Kids Special- Monday, March 30th, 2020

    Social Distancing Extended, Free Treatment & Kristen Bell’s Kids Special- Monday, March 30th, 2020

    The news to know for Monday, March 30th, 2020!
    What to know today about an extended timeline for social distancing guidelines, and what a top public health official says it’ll take to ease the rules.
    Plus: medical supplies airlifted, free COVID-19 treatments and a TV special for kids’ questions...
    Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Also: can gift cards actually help businesses right now?
     
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    Sources:
    Coronavirus Case Count: Johns Hopkins
    Social Distancing Extended: Axios, The Hill, WaPo, White House
    Seattle-Area Slowdown: NYT, Seattle Times
    NY Impacts: NY Times, CNN
    Navy Hospital Ships En Route: WSJ, ABC News
    Supply Flights: Axios, The Hill

    Supply Shortages: US Mayors
    CDC Issues Travel Advisory: CDC, NBC News
    State-by-State Quarantine Orders: USA Today, WSJ
    Trump Signs Relief Package: CNN, Washington Post
    4th Relief Package: WSJ, Reuters, The Hill, FOX News
    Tornadoes Hit Central U.S.: ABC News, AP
    Insurers Waive COVID-19 Treatment Costs: CNBC, Bloomberg
    FDA Authorizes New Coronavirus Drug: Politico, Fox News
    Apple Website for COVID-19: CNN, NPR, Apple.com/covid19
    Gov’t Uses Cellphone Location Data: WSJ, Engadget
    Elton John Benefit: NY Daily News, E!
    Kristen Bell Kids Special: Fox News, AP
    Money Monday - Buying a Gift Card Really Help?: NPR, WaPo

    • 10 min
    Coronavirus By The Numbers, Space Force First & Meghan Markle’s New Job - Friday, March 27th, 2020

    Coronavirus By The Numbers, Space Force First & Meghan Markle’s New Job - Friday, March 27th, 2020

    The news to know for Friday, March 27th, 2020! 
    We’re breaking down the latest numbers to help highlight the impact of the new coronavirus: from how the U.S. is leading in a way we don’t want to which area is now considered the newest “hot spot.”
    Plus, a few other things going on, including a first for the new Space Force, a new job for the Duchess of Sussex, and a heartwarming change of heart.
    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.
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    Sources:
    U.S. Has Most Diagnosed Cases in the World: Johns Hopkins
    New York Impacts: Bloomberg, NY Times
    Navy Ships En Route: DOD News
    Hospital Supplies Donated: NY Times, LA Times
    NOLA Cases Growing: USA Today, Fox News
    Texas Orders Quarantine on Tri-State, NOLA Travelers: Press Release
    New Social Distancing Guidelines: NBC News, CNN
    Record Number of Unemployment Claims: ABC News, Fox News
    Stock Enters Bull Market: NYT, CNBC
    House to Vote on Stimulus Package: Bloomberg, WSJ
    Actor Mark Blum Dies: Fox News, Deadline
    Globetrotter “Curly” Neal Dies: USA Today, The Week
    Severe Weather & Record ‘Heat: CNN, USA Today, ABC News
    Space Force Rocket Launch: TechCrunch, Engadget, Cnet, Space.com
    Internet Slowing in the U.S. and Europe: NYT, Vox
    Slack Sees Surge in Users: The Verge, Mashable
    Houseparty Surge: VentureBeat, Digital Trends
    Twitch Streaming Benefit: The Verge, Variety
    Elton John Charity Benefit: Deadline, Fox News
    Megan Markle to Narrate Disney Feature: Variety, Mashable
    Feel Good Friday – From Hate Comes Friendship: NBC News, CNN

    • 12 min
    $2 Trillion Rescue, Latest Panic Buy & Big Tech’s Hackathon (+ NASA Astronaut's Isolation Advice) - Thursday, March 26th, 2020

    $2 Trillion Rescue, Latest Panic Buy & Big Tech’s Hackathon (+ NASA Astronaut's Isolation Advice) - Thursday, March 26th, 2020

    The news to know for Thursday, March 26th, 2020!
    We have several COVID-19 updates for you such as the status of a $2 trillion stimulus package and what’s in it, some unfortunate milestones in the U.S. and around the world, and the new thing Americans seem to be hoarding at the grocery store...
    Plus, how Prince Charles is doing after testing positive for the virus, the celebrities pitching in millions of dollars, and how a tech competition could help us all.
    Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!
    Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with NASA Astronaut Christina Koch, who set the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman. She's sharing advice about living in isolation as many of us follow new stay-at-home protocols.
    Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below.
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    Sources:
    Coronavirus Stimulus Package: CNN, WaPo, Politico, WSJ
    Wednesday Deadliest Day in the US: CNN, CNBC
    New York Impacts: NY Times, AP
    Florida Tracking NY Travelers: Politico, Miami Herald
    California Impacts: CBS SF, Business Insider
    World Death Toll: Al Jazeera, Johns Hopkins
    Britain Antibody Tests: WSJ, Reuters
    Prince Charles has Coronavirus: BBC, USA Today
    Celebrities Donating to Coronavirus Relief: ABC News, Billboard, EW, Page Six, Variety, Axios
    Tech Giants & WHO Partnership: CNBC, Business Insider
    Weather Channel Tracking New Coronavirus Cases: Engadget, The Hill
    Eggs are the New ‘Panic Buy’ Obsession: CNN, Des Moines Register
    Grocery Stores to Install Plexiglass: Fox News, ABC News
    Companies Thanking Health Care Workers: USA Today, CNBC, The Verge

    • 18 min

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