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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 Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. 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 Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

 

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Monday, May 16, 2022

The city of Buffalo is reeling from a racist attack that left 10 people dead at a grocery store. The shooter posted writing online that puts a spotlight on racist talking points embraced by many people on the mainstream right. And nearly one million people have died from COVID in the U.S. ... Read more

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School Colors: There Is No Plan

The acclaimed podcast School Colors is back with a new season. In their quest to understand how race, class and power shape American cities and schools, hosts Max Freedman and Mark Winston Griffith head to Queens, N.Y. and dive into a fierce debate over a "diversity plan." The fight that ensues exposes hidden inequities and invisible dividing lines in one of the most diverse places in the world. Listen to the rest of the series on School Colors, in the Code Switch feed. ... Read more

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

The U.S. is facing a death toll of one million so far in the pandemic while infections again surge. Ukraine is prosecuting a Russian soldier for killing an unarmed civilian. Supporters of abortion rights are gathering across the country. ... Read more

14 May 2022

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14 May 2022


#3

Friday, May 13, 2022

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tells NPR that Democrats and Republicans are united in helping Ukraine fight Russia. The Congressional committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has subpoenaed five House Republicans, including top GOP leader Kevin McCarthy. And worries over inflation and fears of a recession have triggered a sell-off on Wall Street. ... Read more

13 May 2022

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13 May 2022


#2

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Finland wants to join NATO; the country has a long border with Russia and has remained neutral in wartime since WWII. The White House faces pressure to protect abortion rights nationwide after legislation failed in the US Senate. And Las Vegas faces a series of violent school incidents involving both students and parents. ... Read more

12 May 2022

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12 May 2022


#1

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Russia fails to control one of Ukraine's largest cities and the air space, despite having an air force that's 10 times larger. U.S. senators prepare to vote on a bill to protect abortion rights under federal law. And firefighters in New Mexico struggle to contain a massive wildfire. ... Read more

11 May 2022

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11 May 2022