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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 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.

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 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.

 

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Concerns about the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine have countries reconsidering its use. In Alabama, Amazon warehouse workers voted against unionizing. The medical examiner testified this week about ruling George Floyd's death a homicide. ... Read more

10 Apr 2021

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13:52

10 Apr 2021


#5

Friday, April 9, 2021

The murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin is closing out it's second week as the prosecution calls on more medical experts to point to Chauvin's use of force as the cause of George Floyd's death. Northern Ireland is seeing a new wave of violence following nearly a week of nightly clashes with police. And, lawmakers in Colorado are reluctant to pass stricter gun measures following the mass shooting that killed ten people. ... Read more

09 Apr 2021

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09 Apr 2021


#4

Thursday, April 8, 2021

President Joe Biden is following through on a campaign promise to implement common sense gun laws. He is expected to introduce regulations for certain types of firearms and accessories. COVID-19 deaths are surging in Brazil, yet President Jair Bolsonaro refuses to lockdown the country. And, Derek Chauvin's defense is trying to make the case that George Floyd's death had less to do with use of force and more to do with his opioid addiction and underlying health concerns. ... Read more

08 Apr 2021

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08 Apr 2021


#3

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Lawmakers are beginning to dig in to President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure proposal while Democrats consider going it alone. More testimony from experts in use of force as the murder trial of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin continues. And, some experts are worried that vaccine hesitancy and refusal could be high enough to prolong the pandemic. ... Read more

07 Apr 2021

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07 Apr 2021


#2

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Derek Chauvin's former boss, Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo testified against him saying he violated policy. Testimony continues in the second week of the murder trial. Talks begin today in Vienna aimed at bringing the US back into the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. And, after months of lockdown, the United Kingdom is slowly reopening shops, gyms, hair salons and pubs with outdoor beer gardens ... Read more

06 Apr 2021

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06 Apr 2021


#1

Monday, April 5, 2021

While a record 4 million people a day are being vaccinated, infections among children and young adults are driving the latest surge of COVID cases in more than 20 states. Three of Georgia's largest corporations are facing growing pressure to take a stronger stand against the state's new voting laws. And, Jordan's former crown prince says he's under house arrest; he claims it's because he associated with people who criticized the king. ... Read more

05 Apr 2021

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12:51

05 Apr 2021