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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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Saturday, July 4, 2020

President Trump delivered an acrimonious speech stoking divisions at Mount Rushmore, and mentioning the pandemic only once. As coronavirus cases surge in Texas the governor mandates the use of masks. And ahead of a holiday weekend, we'll talk about how human behavior shapes the trajectory of the pandemic. ... Read more

04 Jul 2020

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15:05

04 Jul 2020


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Up First for Friday July 3, 2020

After a major surge in COVID-19 cases, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered nearly all residents to wear masks. Meanwhile, large parts of California are shutting down again due to a rise in cases there. The FBI has arrested Ghislaine Maxwell, an associate of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. ... Read more

03 Jul 2020

13 MINS

13:48

03 Jul 2020


#4

Thursday July 2, 2020

After a June full of economic starts and stops, the jobs report will tell us more about the economic outlook. Next, the Biden campaign saw huge fundraising numbers this month, but can they turn dollars into votes? Finally, Seattle police have dismantled the Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone. ... Read more

02 Jul 2020

13 MINS

13:31

02 Jul 2020


#3

Wednesday July 1, 2020

To understand more about Russia's bounty program, we take a closer look at how intelligence is gathered and shared. Advertisers are boycotting Facebook saying it fails to deal with hate speech on its platform. And as COVID-19 infection rates balloon, there's a new tool tallying local outbreaks. ... Read more

01 Jul 2020

13 MINS

13:30

01 Jul 2020


#2

Tuesday June 30, 2020

Coronavirus testing in the U.S. is up, but not up enough. Meanwhile, some Democrats head to the White House to learn more about what the president knew about a Russian bounty program. Elsewhere, China has passed a new law aimed at cracking down on dissent in Hong Kong. ... Read more

30 Jun 2020

13 MINS

13:36

30 Jun 2020


#1

Coronavirus Surge, Russia Pays To Kill US Troops, President Re-Tweets Racist Slogan

As coronavirus cases top 10 million, how does the US fare in the global outbreak? Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked fighters in Afghanistan for the lives of coalition troops. How many US soldiers were killed? President Trump re-tweeted a video including a white supremacist slogan. ... Read more

29 Jun 2020

13 MINS

13:22

29 Jun 2020