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This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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17 hours ago

The Story of Simone Biles

This episode contains mentions of sexual abuse.Simone Biles, 24, showed up on the national stage at 16, when she competed in and won the national championships. She equally impress

25m

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41 hours ago

Why Is China Expanding Its Nuclear Arsenal?

For decades, nuclear weapons did not figure prominently in China’s military planning. However, recent satellite images suggest that the country may be looking to quintuple its nucl

20m

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65 hours ago

The Saga of Congress’s Jan. 6 Investigation

This episode contains strong language.The first hearing of the special congressional committee on the Jan. 6 riots was an emotional affair, but it was not quite the investigation t

30m

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3 days ago

The Vaccine Mandate Conundrum

In the effort to raise America’s vaccination rate, some agencies and private organizations have turned to the last, and most controversial, weapon in the public health arsenal: vac

22m

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4 days ago

Breakthrough Infections, Explained

For the past couple of weeks, some Americans have reported a curious phenomenon: They have caught the coronavirus despite being vaccinated.Vaccines are still doing their job by pro

22m

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5 days ago

The Sunday Read: ‘The Little Hedge Fund Taking Down Big Oil’

An activist investment firm won a shocking victory at Exxon Mobil. But can new directors really put the oil giant on a cleaner path?This story was written by Jessica Camille Aguirr

37m

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The Daily

7 days ago

Putting a Price on Pollution

Extreme weather across Europe, North America and Asia is highlighting a harsh reality of science and history: The world as a whole is neither prepared to slow down climate change n

25m

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The Daily

8 days ago

Who Killed Haiti’s President?

A promise of a well-paying assignment abroad for retired Colombian soldiers. A security company in Miami. An evangelical Haitian American pastor with lofty ideas. Trying to join th

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The Daily

9 days ago

Reacting to Chinese Cyberattacks

The Chinese government’s hacking of Microsoft was bold and brazen.The Biden administration tried to orchestrate a muscular and coordinated response with Western allies. But while t

23m

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10 days ago

Facebook vs. the White House

Is misinformation on Facebook an impediment to ending the pandemic?President Biden even said that platforms like Facebook, by harboring skepticism about the shots, were killing peo

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