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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

    Monday, October 26, 2020

    Monday, October 26, 2020

    The full Senate will vote this evening on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to a seat on the Supreme Court, Federal, state and local officials are working to counteract a campaign of dis-information around how to vote in next Tuesday's election, COVID-19 is surging all around the country, including a second outbreak at the White House — this time in the office of the Vice President.

    • 14 min
    BONUS: The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce. Why Some May Not Return

    BONUS: The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce. Why Some May Not Return

    Women's jobs have disappeared at higher rates. And for those still working, child care is harder to come by.

    • 13 min
    Campaigns Heat Up, New Covid Highs, Colorado Fires

    Campaigns Heat Up, New Covid Highs, Colorado Fires

    The presidential candidates hit the road again, with Joe Biden bashing President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus. Positive Covid-19 cases hit record highs as cases surge in the Midwest due to community transmission. The largest Colorado fires in the state's history burn just ten miles from one another.

    • 15 min
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020

    President Trump and former Vice President Biden met last night on the debate stage. This second debate was arguably little more policy, a little less personal. On the heels of news that Iran is meddling in the 2020 election, comes a report that Russian hackers have penetrated US computer networks with the goal of compromising the 2020 vote.

    • 14 min
    Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Thursday, October 22, 2020

    US intelligence agencies say they have evidence that Iran is interfering in the 2020 election, Trump and Biden return to the debate stage tonight, Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin will plead guilty to criminal charges, pay a steep fine and shutter its business.

    • 13 min
    Google Facing Antitrust Charges, UK Covid Vaccine Trial, Nigeria Protests

    Google Facing Antitrust Charges, UK Covid Vaccine Trial, Nigeria Protests

    Google now faces what it's managed to avoid for years: a government lawsuit challenging its dominance over internet search. In Great Britain a vaccine trial will deliberately expose participants to coronavirus. Massive protests in Lagos over police brutality and economic inequality turned deadly when Nigerian security forces opened fire on demonstrators.

    • 13 min

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41K Ratings

SEGwrites ,

Is it biased?

Or are *you*?

Reading a few comments and the negative ones surprised me. Have these individuals not actually LISTENED to the words and phrases and tones that come out of these politician’s mouths?? (Contrary to propaganda, it’s safe to say that the President *is* a politician, at least while s/he’s serving in political office.)

A journalist saying “...[although] there was no evidence of [X]...” isn’t a personal, politically leaning statement. It’s a journalist stating that there is as of yet no evidence. Is that a bad journalist or a ‘leader’ making unsubstantiated statements?

And didn’t Trump’s own FBI overturn all the Hunter Biden conspiracies?

I just don’t get it...

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