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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.

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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BONUS: Kamala Harris Discusses The Capitol Riot And Stimulus Package

In this bonus episode, Kamala Harris answers The NPR Politics Podcast's questions about the current moment. With days until she and Joe Biden are inaugurated as the President and Vice President of the United States, Harris talked with NPR's Scott Detrow about how she felt after the attack on the Capitol and the administration's new $1.9 trillion relief package proposal. ... Read more

17 Jan 2021

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17 Jan 2021


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Vaccine Plan, Insurrection Investigation, State Capitols Brace For Protests

President-elect Joe Biden laid out his plans to speed up vaccinations as soon as he takes office. More than 100 people have been arrested, and many more are under investigation, following the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol building. The FBI warns that they are hearing "online chatter" about possible armed protests in state capitals. ... Read more

16 Jan 2021

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14:49

16 Jan 2021


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Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

The incoming Biden-Harris administration has big plans. They want $1.9 trillion in new spending to help Americans. State capitals across the United States are bracing for potential unrest. The FBI warns of scenes similar to January 6th. Are state and local law enforcement prepared? And nearly seven years after the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, those responsible are now being held accountable. Nine former and current officials have been indicted. ... Read more

15 Jan 2021

14 MINS

14:37

15 Jan 2021


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Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021

Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. The upcoming Senate trial won't start until Joe Biden is inaugurated. What will it mean for Biden's agenda? FBI officials discovered specific threats against members of Congress leading up to the January 6 attack on the Capitol. But they didn't act on it. Why weren't proper protocols followed for the pro-Trump rally that turned deadly? And Arizona has the worst coronavirus infection rate in the world. ... Read more

14 Jan 2021

14 MINS

14:02

14 Jan 2021


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Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021

Today, the House will vote to impeach President Trump a second time. This time some House Republicans are on board. What about the Senate? A week from now, President-elect Biden will take the oath of office. But it will be an inauguration like no other. The pandemic and last week's insurrection have everyone on high alert. And coronavirus deaths in the U-K have now surpassed the number of civilian casualties the country suffered during World War II. How are hospitals there coping? ... Read more

13 Jan 2021

14 MINS

14:20

13 Jan 2021


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Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021

More than 200 House members are now calling for President Trump's removal. But how many Republicans will join their Democratic colleagues? The 25th Amendment is also still on the table. Vice President Mike Pence has stayed silent on the issue since the insurrection. Where does his loyalty stand? And investigators are looking into homemade bombs found during last week's riots at the U.S. Capitol. ... Read more

12 Jan 2021

13 MINS

13:11

12 Jan 2021