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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.

 

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 election was a chaotic night full of interruptions and schoolyard insults. Also, the president reiterated false claims about mail-in voting in the debate; his words may be influencing how people vote this fall. And, COVID cases are up again in New York City. More than 3% of the tests results have come back positive, primarily around Orthodox Jewish communities. ... Read more

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#5

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The New York Times report about the president's taxes will likely be a hot topic tonight as Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden face off on the debate stage for the first time. Also, infection rates are climbing at a staggering rate in India as the world marks one million COVID deaths. And, more than 68,000 people are under evacuation orders as two fast-moving wildfires tear through Northern California's wine country. ... Read more

29 Sep 2020

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29 Sep 2020


#4

Monday, September 28, 2020

The New York Times says it's obtained about two decades worth of President Trump's financial records, showing he avoided paying taxes for years. Also, GOP leadership have been heavily promoting the president's pick to the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. They're rushing to fill the vacancy left by Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death before the election. And, a federal judge in Washington blocked President Trump's order banning new downloads of the popular video-sharing app Tik Tok, but the company's legal battles are far from over. ... Read more

28 Sep 2020

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28 Sep 2020


#3

Sunday, September 20, 2020

In this bonus episode of Code Switch, NPR's podcast about race and identity, hosts Shereen Marisol Meraji and Gene Demby find out how a police killing in Minneapolis in May lead people thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean to pull down the statue of a slave trader who's been dead for nearly three centuries. ... Read more

27 Sep 2020

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27 Sep 2020


#2

Saturday, Septermber 26, 2020

A conservative judge is tipped to be the nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. We look at the latest on COVID-19 vaccine trials. And the grand jury decision in killing of Breonna Taylor has lead to more protests and no closure for her family and community. ... Read more

26 Sep 2020

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26 Sep 2020


#1

Friday, September 25, 2020

The President is refusing to say he'll accept the results of the election, casting doubts about the legitimacy of the ballots. Also, protesters marched for a second night in Louisville, Kentucky calling for justice in the Breonna Taylor case. Kentucky's governor and Louisville's mayor have called on the attorney general to release the grand jury's evidence. And, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans says the pandemic is causing more people to reach out for help, reversing decades of progress with homelessness among vets. ... Read more

25 Sep 2020

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25 Sep 2020