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A great way to hear a brief summary of the news.

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Great Podcast from NPR


NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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Fed up with government inaction, young people start rebuilding Mosul on their own. But in post-ISIS Iraq, volunteering can quickly become an act of rebellion. We're sharing a bonus episode of NPR's Rough Translation.
Apr 20, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
Robert Mueller's report did not indict the president but detailed efforts to derail an investigation. What do Democrats do as the president claims victory? And protesters finally forced Sudan's president from power last week. But their demonstrations haven't stopped. What do they want next?
Apr 19, 2019
Key Findings And Analysis From The Mueller Report
The 448-page document, released today after a nearly two-year-long inquiry, says Mueller's investigation did not establish that the Trump campaign "conspired or coordinated" with the Russian interference effort, which was described as "sweeping and systematic." The NPR Politics Podcast breaks down everything you need to know about what's in the report.
Apr 19, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
We don't know what's in the Mueller report, but people already have opinions. What bothers Democrats about the timing of today's release? President Trump sounded optimistic even after his last meeting with Kim Jong Un broke down. So why is North Korea now testing new tactical weapons? And life after death? Scientists gathered pig brains from a slaughterhouse to see if they could be revived. It seemed to work. So what are the ethical implications?
Apr 18, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Pledges of hundreds of millions of euros are rolling in to pay for the planned reconstruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral. What are the biggest challenges when it comes to this rebuilding project? President Trump has proclaimed his distaste for the system that allows asylum seekers to claim the legal right to be in the United States. He objects that some are released as they await asylum hearings. Is it legal for the U.S. to keep them in detention instead? And the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia, votes in a presidential election today. How did one candidate's flirtation with conservative Islam affect his chances?
Apr 17, 2019