Notable News

Notable News
Notable News is for visionary women who want a succinct breakdown of the day’s news topics. Less than 10 minutes a day. Published daily Monday through Friday.
Oct 5 • 10 min
Welcome to Notable News for October 5th! Today, I cover: -The latest on Judge Kavanaugh including the results of the FBI report, Kavanaugh’s op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, and the upcoming vote -Time’s cover of Dr. Ford -Trump’s rally in Minnesota last…
Oct 4 • 11 min
Welcome to Notable News for October 4th! (Not so great noise in this recording from my headphones…. Will be trying to edit it out for the podcast) Today, I talk about: -Kavanaugh, again! -The sham FBI investigation -The vote is scheduled for Friday…
Oct 3 • 9 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 3rd of October! Today I talk about: -The latest Kavanaugh updates including the sham FBI investigation and President Trump mocking Dr. Ford at his rally in Mississippi last night -The NY Times report on the Trump family’s…
Sep 27 • 10 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 27th of September! Today we talk about 3 main topics: -The upcoming Kavanaugh and Ford hearing, happening today -The Rosenstein and Trump meeting, also happening today -Trump’s freewheeling press conference If you find the…
Sep 27 • 11 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 26th of September! Today we talk about all things Judge Kavanaugh so this episode has a trigger warning. Included in this episode: -The New Yorker Sunday night news drop about Deborah Ramirez and Judge Kavanaugh at Yale…
Sep 21 • 9 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 21st of September! Today, I talked about: -Yesterday’s Rite Aid distribution center shooting and why there is a discrepancy on what a mass shooting is -The latest Brett Kavanaugh update, including Ralph Norman’s joke about…
Sep 20 • 8 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 20th of September! Today, I talk: -Kavanaugh update -Ron DeSantis and the Hurricane Maria numbers -Google and “don’t be evil” doesn’t apply to their push to create a search engine in China -Obama’s rebuke of the Trump…
Sep 18 • 9 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 18th of September! Today we cover: -The latest Kavanaugh news, a hearing scheduled and vote postponed -Hurricane Florence death toll continues to rise and the environmental effects on North Carolina -President Trump orders…
Sep 17 • 8 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 17th of September! Today we cover: -The latest on Dr. Ford’s letter on Judge Kavanaugh -Hurricane Florence’s damage to The Carolinas, and now a tropical depression -Why FEMA’s been in the news a lot, not even related to…
Sep 17 • 10 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 12th of September! Today we cover: -Hurricane Florence update -$10 million taken from FEMA for ICE -Paul Manafort discusses plea deal -US deficit and federal borrowing soar -More coming out of Woodward’s book I invite you…
Sep 14 • 10 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 11th of September! Today we cover: -September 11th anniversary -Hurricane Florence update -The return of the Playboy Club in NYC -Dallas police officer could face more serious charge than manslaughter -John Bolton and the…
Sep 6 • 9 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 6th of September! Today we cover… -The mysterious NY Times op-ed -The second day of Kavanaugh hearings -Britain charges 2 Russians with poisoning in the nerve agent attack -India decriminalizes gay sex -Two big healthcare…
Sep 5 • 6 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 5th of September! Today we cover: -An update on day 1 of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearings -Early drop of Bob Woodward’s book -Nike’s bold move with Colin Kaepernick as a face of their 30th anniversary “Just Do It”…
Sep 4 • 7 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 4th of September! Today we cover all things Brett Kavanaugh, including: -Mitch McConnell refusing to give Merrick Garland a hearing -The surprising resignation of Anthony Kennedy and his son’s ties to Deutsche Bank -What…
Aug 29 • 10 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 29th of August! Today we cover: -Death toll from Hurricane Maria goes from 64 to 2,975 -White ex-officer found guilty in the killing of 15-year-old boy -Primary re-cap from yesterday’s results: Andrew Gillum wins!! Joe…
Aug 28 • 8 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 28th of August! Today we cover: -The half-staff flag controversy around John McCain’s passing and the Trump administration finally releases a statement -North Carolina’s gerrymandered map is ruled unconstitutional…
Aug 27 • 6 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 27th of August! Today we cover: -The passing of US Senator John McCain -Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush give eulogies at McCain’s funeral -Hurricane Lane updates -3 are dead after a shooting at a Florida video…
Aug 24 • 6 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 24th of August! Today we cover: -David Pecker granted immunity in exchange for giving prosecutors information about Cohen and Trump -Trump tweeted out a common talking point of white nationalists and neo-Nazis about South…
Aug 23 • 8 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 23rd of August! Today we cover: -One juror held out on the full 18 counts against Manfort -Duncan & Margaret Hunter indicted for using campaign funds to pay personal bills -Facebook and Russian and Iranian disinformation…
Aug 22 • 6 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 22nd of August! Today we cover: -The jury came back with 8 guilty verdicts and 10 non-unanimous decisions for Paul Manafort -Michael Cohen pleads guilty to 8 charges and implicated the President of the United States in…
Aug 21 • 7 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 21st of August! Today we cover: -Microsoft announced that it disabled fake sites by a group affiliated with the Russian government -Silent Sam Confederate statue toppled at the University of North Carolina -Brett…
Aug 20 • 5 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 20th of August! Today we cover: -Pope Francis releases a statement on the Pennsylvania sex abuse report -The NY Times reports Donald F. McGahn II was cooperating with the Mueller investigation -The New York Times reports…
Aug 17 • 7 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 17th of August! Today we cover: -The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passes away at 76 -Manafort’s jury asks for the definition of reasonable doubt -Responses to Trump removing John Brennan’s security clearance -Kavanaugh…
Aug 14 • 9 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 14th of August! Today we cover: -The firing of Peter Strzok -The doings of Stephen Miller -Florida “stand your ground” shooter charged with manslaughter -The federal government supports your disenfranchisement -Manafort…
Aug 13 • 5 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 13th of August! Today we cover: -The Unite the Right 2 Rally in DC -Syria explosion kills 67 -Romanian protests -Omarosa records in the Situation Room -The Boston Globe’s initiative against Trump’s media attacks -Chris…
Aug 8 • 5 min
Welcome to Notable News for the 8th of August! Today we cover: -Asbestos is back in building materials in the United States thanks to the EPA -Twitter allows Alex Jones and Info Wars to continue to be on the platform -US house special election in Ohio…
Aug 7 • 6 min
In this episode of Notable News, we talk about: -Rick Gates at the Manafort trial -California wildfires and what a “truth sandwich” is -Kremlin Annex protests -YouTube, Facebook, Apple, and Spotify start enforcing their terms of service on Alex Jones -The…
Aug 6 • 6 min
Welcome back to Notable News! I talked Trump tweeting and admitting to crimes and the complete and total lack of reaction, the earthquake in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia ejecting Canada’s ambassador, and this past weekend’s Portland white supremacist rally.
Sep 27, 2017 • 6 min
The crisis in Puerto Rico, what is the Jones Act and why won’t the Trump admin help PR, Roy Moore terrifies me and should you too, Jeff Sessions prefers free speech for racists, but not black athletes
Sep 26, 2017 • 8 min
Collins a hard no on healthcare repeal, more on the NFL weekend solidarity, North Korea’s take on “won’t be around much longer,” Columbia Journalism Review all clear on Trump as racist, absent PR aid
Sep 25, 2017 • 8 min
Horrors in Puerto Rico, Trump vs. the Constitution, NFL vs. NASCAR, 21 states notified of Russian election hacks, Travel ban 3.0, Graham-Cassidy healthcare nightmare, & Kushner’s private email server
Sep 20, 2017 • 12 min
Hurricane Maria leaves PR powerless, a 2nd Mexico earthquake, Trump at the UN goes as anticipated, Manafort’a wiretapping does not prove Trump claim, but tapes?, healthcare, & Mildred Loving
Sep 19, 2017 • 6 min
The crisis in Myanmar, Hurricane Maria devastates, Manafort wiretapped, Flynn legal fund, defense spending increase, more repeal, DT Jr scales back protection, St Louis/Georgia Tech protests, and Tutu
Sep 18, 2017 • 7 min
3 Hurricanes in the Atlantic, Trump tweets violence, diversity wins big at Emmy’s, On Sept 18 1931, Japan fakes explosion, invades China, Jen Brockman busts sexual assault myths, and Danielle LaPorte
Sep 15, 2017 • 6 min
Explosion in the London Underground, so Trump tweets, Sessions called an idiot by Trump, Jemele Hill calls Trump a white supremacist, Hurricane Jose may visit the US, Agatha Christie’s 127th Birthday
Sep 14, 2017 • 10 min
Schumer and Pelosi are had, Mnuchin and his plane request vs tax reform, Susan Rice uncovers more intrigue afoot, Martin Shrkeli to jail, Russia investigation leaks, Flynn & fam, Clinton on Flynn
Sep 13, 2017 • 7 min
Weeks before power returns in Fla, stay away Jose, Edith Windsor passes, Murray’s resignation, new iPhone, Flynn won’t testify, Margaret Chase Smith and the Declaration of Conscience
Sep 12, 2017 • 8 min
Hype scholarship, More Russia, particularly the Magnitsky Act executive order & Sputnik investigation, UN sanctions on North Korea, Irma updates, post Equifax hack, CIA cancels LGBT event, & Jackie O
Sep 11, 2017 • 8 min
Irma, Harvey, Mexico earthquake + Katia, Oregon & California fires, tax reform, Bannon, Congo’s cholera, hating Equifax even more, September 11th attacks, Joan of Arc, Harry Potter and leadership
Sep 8, 2017 • 8 min
Hype scholarships!, extreme weather in Harvey, Irma, earthquakes, fire, floods, DACA, the debt ceiling, Ryan gives in again, Betsy DeVos - the Devil goes to Bible Study, DOJ #cantstop hating gays
Sep 6, 2017 • 6 min
The end of DACA, Hurricane Irma is a massive storm, stay safe!, Food for thought - Oprah Winfrey
Sep 5, 2017 • 7 min
North Korea’s latest nuclear test, Nikki Haley, Putin’s response, Trump poised to repeal DACA, major punting, Hurricane Irma, how a hurricane becomes “fake news,” and testing yourself with Factitious
Sep 1, 2017 • 7 min
Friday in Trumpland, Harvey, proposed cuts to FEMA, gas price increases, Paul Ryan stands up, Fined for fraud and running the higher ed fraud dept?, McCain pushes Congress, More Mueller, and relax!
Aug 31, 2017 • 8 min
The devastation in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, Harvey continued, Missile test, Texas immigration bill, Harris and Sanders team up, Mueller and NY AG, pizza, and Brene Brown and undies for everyone
Aug 30, 2017 • 11 min
Harvey and “What a crowd!,” Mattis stands up, Russia investigation hot ‘n heavy, Harvey & climate change, how will Republicans in Congress respond to aid requests, Amy Siskind but not Melania’s shoes
Aug 29, 2017 • 9 min
Tropical Storm Harvey, Arpaio & ratings/Flake, police with military grade gear, the many sides of Rex Tillerson, Sater said what? More emails and what Mueller is looking into now, and Alice Walker
Aug 28, 2017 • 6 min
Hurricane Harvey devastates Texas, how Trump used the hurricane to play politics, Arpaio & Gorka, Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech
Aug 25, 2017 • 5 min
Texas braces for Hurricane Harvey, Yemen airstrike, Samsung’s woes, rallies planned, rethink your career choice Russian ambassadors, Ending DACA?, Tammy Duckworth, Amelia Earhart
Aug 24, 2017 • 7 min
A long list of marginalized groups attacked by Trump, more resignations, unlikely allies in Ryan and Schumer, Amy Schumer vs. Netflix, Taylor Swift’s new album, Amelia Earhart, and Melinda Gates
Aug 23, 2017 • 7 min
Trump’s Phoenix rally, teasing the pardon of Judge Arpaio, James Clapper’s questioning of Trump’s competency, McConnell’s refusal to stop the Russian investigation, and modern day hero Leymah Gbowee
Aug 22, 2017 • 6 min
More on the USS John S. McCain crash, Trump & Afghanistan, Trump in Arizona, South Asia flooding, Betty Makoni, and Dorothy Parker
Aug 21, 2017 • 5 min
Terror attacks in Spain and Finland, more Trump Charlottesville speech fall out, Bannon’s out but why and how?, The Great American Eclipse, Reba Little, The Mona Lisa, and Remco Campert.
Aug 18, 2017 • 10 min
Terror in Barcelona, Charlottesville and Trump, the 25th amendment, Canada asylum seekers, UVA vigil wins without social media, Vice’s documentary, Mylan pays up, Susan Travers, and Harry T. Burns.
Aug 17, 2017 • 10 min
More Charlottesville fallout, the NAFTA renegotiation, Flora Sandes, Pussy Riot, and a Nelson Mandela inspired call to action.
Aug 16, 2017 • 7 min
Trump doubles down, more CEO’s flee, protests this weekend in the US, Obama beats Trump at his own game, French Resistance hero Elizabeth Wake, and Madonna.
Aug 15, 2017 • 8 min
Today, we’re talking about Charlottesville and the continued political fallout, North Korea, Taylor Swift, Amy Siskind, and Stieg Larsson.
Aug 14, 2017 • 7 min
Why Notable News? • Charlottesville • In other US News • In Notable Woman News • On this day in Notable Woman history • In closing