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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.

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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

    'The Interview': Ted Sarandos’s Plan to Get You to Binge Even More

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    Netflix won the streaming battle, but the war for your attention isn’t over.

    • 38 min
    Whales Have an Alphabet

    Whales Have an Alphabet

    Ever since the discovery of whale songs almost 60 years ago, scientists have been trying to decipher the lyrics. But sperm whales don’t produce the eerie melodies sung by humpback whales, sounds that became a sensation in the 1960s. Instead, sperm whales rattle off clicks that sound like a cross between Morse code and a creaking door.

    • 25 min
    I.C.C. Prosecutor Requests Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders

    I.C.C. Prosecutor Requests Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders

    This week, Karim Khan, the top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, requested arrest warrants for Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the country’s defense minister, Yoav Gallant. Patrick Kingsley, the Times’s bureau chief in Jerusalem, explains why this may set up a possible showdown between the court and Israel with its biggest ally, the United States.

    • 33 min
    Biden’s Open War On Hidden Fees

    Biden’s Open War On Hidden Fees

    The Biden administration is trying to crack down on sneaky fees charged by hotels, rental cars, internet providers and more.

    Jim Tankersley, a White House correspondent, explains why the effort is doubling as a war against something else that Biden is finding much harder to defeat.

    Guest: Jim Tankersley, who covers economic policy at the White House for The New York Times

    • 22 min
    The Crypto Comeback

    The Crypto Comeback

    This month, customers of FTX — Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange, which collapsed in 2022 — were told that they would get their money back, with interest.

    David Yaffe-Bellany, our technology reporter, explains what was behind this change in fortune and what it says about the improbable resurgence of crypto.

    Guest: David Yaffe-Bellany, a technology reporter for The New York Times, covering the crypto industry from San Francisco.

    • 23 min
    Was the 401(k) a Mistake?

    Was the 401(k) a Mistake?

    The first generation to be fully reliant on 401(k) plans is now starting to retire. As that happens, it is becoming clear just how broken the system is. Michael Steinberger, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, explains.

    • 29 min

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174 Ratings

174 Ratings

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Used to love this podcast

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Simply the Best Podcast for News

I love Michael, and Sabrina is a great addition!

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