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Chaos in Syria, Columbus Day Dropped & Fortnite Mystery - Monday, October 14th, 2019
Oct 14 • 10 min
The news to know for Monday, October 14th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the conflict and chaos in Syria (and America’s role in it) as well as the federal holiday today that’s not recognized across the country. Plus: a big mystery surrounding…
Introducing American Elections: Wicked Game
Oct 12 • 6 min
Between our regular episodes, I want to introduce you to American Elections: Wicked Game. This new podcast is from the host of Wondery’s American History Tellers (Lindsay Graham) that will explore all 58 presidential elections, leading up to…
Giuliani Associates Arrested, Fall Snow Storm & In-Car VR - Friday, October 11th, 2019
Oct 11 • 8 min
The news to know for Friday, October 11th, 2019! What to know today about the two men with ties to President Trump’s personal lawyer who were just arrested, and why it’s now become part of the impeachment inquiry. Plus: we’re talking about the…
U.S. Ally Attacked, Montgomery Mayor & Uber Pet (+ Hyperloop Technology) - Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Oct 10 • 15 min
The news to know for Thursday, October 10th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about President Trump’s demand before he’ll cooperate with Democrats’ investigation, the attack on an American ally, and a historic win in Alabama. Plus: a major power outage,…
White House Letter, Supreme Court Split & Victoria’s Secret First - Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
Oct 9 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, October 9th, 2019! What to know today about the White House’s letter to lawmakers, the major question before the Supreme Court and why the NBA and China aren’t getting along. Plus: YouTube’s milestone, a…
Bipartisan Backlash, macOS Catalina & Yom Kippur - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Oct 8 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, October 8th, 2019! What new policy is causing rare bipartisan backlash (yes, that means even many Republicans are speaking out against President Trump’s decision). Plus: we’re talking about big updates to Mac computers,…
Troops Withdrawal, Historic Spacewalk & Joker Breaks Record - Monday, October 7th, 2019
Oct 7 • 10 min
The news to know for Monday, October 7th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a shift in U.S. military policy and a second ‘whistleblower’ to come forward in the impeachment inquiry. Plus: the historic spacewalk back on, PayPal backs out, ATM fees and…
Request to China, MGM Settlement & Instagram “Threads” - Friday, October 4th, 2019
Oct 4 • 8 min
The news to know for Friday, October 4th, 2019! What to know today about President Trump’s public request to yet another foreign government, a growing number of vaping-related illnesses, and a settlement for the Las Vegas shooting victims and…
Bernie Hospitalized, Surface Duo & Joker Controversy (+ Talking Podcast Industry) - Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Oct 3 • 14 min
The news to know for Thursday, October 3rd, 2019! Today, we’re talking about Dems latest warning to the White House, and why Bernie Sanders ended up in the hospital. Plus: Google privacy, a surprise announcement from Microsoft, a $1 billion donation,…
Intimidation Claims, Leaked Audio & UPS Drones - Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Oct 2 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019! Today we’re talking about the back-and-forth between top Democrats and the Trump administration as the impeachment inquiry continues. Also, what to know about Hong Kong protests, a ruling in a…
Impeachment Inquiry Updates, Fair Pay to Play & Stranger Things - Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Oct 1 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, October 1st, 2019! More updates surrounding the impeachment inquiry, what to know about “Real ID” and a first of its kind law for college athletes. Plus: we’re talking flying cards, smart jackets and Stranger Things….
‘Historic’ Storm, Starship Rocket & Apple in Theaters - Monday, September 30th, 2019
Sep 30 • 11 min
The news to know for Monday, September 30th, 2019! Today, we’re providing several updates about the whistleblower complaint investigation, including what to expect this week. Also, we’re talking about a “historic” winter storm impacting parts of the…
Whistleblower Complaint, Uber App Changes & Super Bowl Halftime Show - Friday, September 27th, 2019
Sep 27 • 10 min
The news to know for Friday, September 27th, 2019! What to know today now that the whistleblower complaint has been released to the public. We’ll talk about what it shows and reaction to it. Plus: a new report about Boeing’s grounded planes, big…
Call Record Released, “Apply Thru” & Gender-Neutral Dolls (+ Impeachment Process Breakdown) - Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Sep 26 • 16 min
The news to know for Thursday, September 26th, 2019! Today, we’re breaking down what was released in a call record (rough transcript) from that controversial call between President Trump and Ukraine’s leader, and we’ll tell you what’s happening today…
Impeachment Inquiry, Amazon Care & Job Ghosting - Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Sep 25 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, September 25th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the impeachment inquiry: why it’s happening, what it means, and what to expect next. Plus: Facebook’s mind-reading tech, Amazon’s virtual health clinic, and job ghosting….
UN General Assembly, Travelers Stranded & Amazon Earbuds - Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Sep 24 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, September 24th, 2019! World leaders are gathering in New York City: what to expect today and what’s already happened. Also, we’re talking about why 600,000 travelers are stranded, an Olympic controversy, and the new…
Trump’s Ukraine Call, Common Cold Cure? & Game of Thrones - Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Sep 23 • 11 min
The news to know for Monday, September 23rd, 2019! There are new details about that whistleblower complaint against President Trump, and Trump himself is responding. Also, what to know today about the UN climate summit. Plus: a cure for the common…
Texas Flooding, Area 51 Event & Emmy Awards - Friday, September 20th, 2019
Sep 20 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, September 20th, 2019! What to know today about devastating flooding in parts of Texas, and we have an update about that whistleblower complaint involving President Trump. Plus: a walkout at Amazon, more stores start…
Trump’s Promise?, Zantac Concerns & Facebook Portal TV (+ Talking Vaccines with Dr. Mike) - Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Sep 19 • 15 min
The news to know for Thursday, September 19th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about an accusation against the president that’s prompted an “urgent,” classified meeting on Capitol Hill, and what to know about investigations surrounding a popular heartburn…
Israel’s Election, Imelda Hits Texas & NBC’s Peacock - Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Sep 18 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, September 18th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the first impeachment hearing, the too-close-to-call election in Israel, and a storm slamming parts of Texas. Plus: Facebook’s AR glasses, NBC’s Peacock, and a new…
Oil Attack Update, WiFi 6 & Tinder TV - Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Sep 17 • 8 min
The news to know for Tuesday, September 17th, 2019! We’ve got an update today about that attack on two major oil sites and how it could impact gas prices. We’re also talking about a promising sign in the measles outbreak. Plus: we’re explaining WiFi…
Auto Workers Strike, Peanut Allergy Treatment & PopSocket Koozie - Monday, September 16th, 2019
Sep 16 • 11 min
The news to know for Monday, September 16th, 2019! What to know today about a few big stories, including a major auto worker strike as well as a major attack on one of the world’s largest oil processing facilities. Plus: promising news for people with…
Dem Debate #3, Full ‘Micro’ Moon & Vehicles for Change - Friday, September 13th, 2019
Sep 13 • 10 min
The news to know for Friday, September 13th, 2019! What to know today about the issues, and heated moments, from last night’s Democratic debate, and what step was taken in the impeachment process. Plus: a rare full ‘micro’ moon, a video game for…
Asylum Rule, Water Beyond Solar System & Personalized Yelp (+ Talking Vaping) - Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Sep 12 • 15 min
The news to know for Thursday, September 12th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a Supreme Court ruling impacting immigration, and a new law that has Uber fighting back. Plus: a major discovery beyond our solar system, Apple hopes you’ll take part in…
9/11 Tribute, Special Election & iPhone 11 Details - Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
Sep 11 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, September 11th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a new law to help future generations understand what happened 18 years ago today, and why a special election in North Carolina was closely watched around the country….
NOAA Investigation, Apple Event & Wave to Pay - Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
Sep 10 • 10 min
The news to know for Tuesday, September 10th, 2019! What to know today about a new investigation based on the president’s tweet before Hurricane Dorian hit the U.S., and which airline had to cancel almost all of its flights today because of a pilot…
Taliban Talks Canceled, Dorian Aftermath & Missing Spacecraft - Monday, September 9th, 2019
Sep 9 • 10 min
The news to know for Monday, September 9th, 2019! What to know today about President Trump’s planned secret meeting and why it fell through, and where Hurricane Dorian hit after North Carolina. Plus: sports drama, a missing spacecraft, and a wedding…
Storm Impacts Carolinas, Facebook Dating & Shrimpless Shrimp - Friday, September 6th, 2019
Sep 6 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, September 6th, 2019! What to know today about Hurricane Dorian’s impact on the Carolinas, and new details about a mysterious illness linked to vaping. Plus: the Facebook Dating feature is here (we’ll tell you how it…
Dorian Strengthens, YouTube Fine & NFL’s 100th Season (+ Talking Potential Recession) - Thursday, September 5th, 2019
Sep 5 • 17 min
The news to know for Thursday, September 5th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about Hurricane Dorian impacting the Carolinas, Trump’s plan to divert money from the military for the border wall, and changes to rules about lightbulbs. Plus: YouTube pays a…
Tracking Dorian, Walmart Gun Sales & Facial Recognition - Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
Sep 4 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, September 4th, 2019! Today, we’ve got another update about Hurricane Dorian as it impacts the U.S., and we’re talking Walmart’s new rules for guns and ammunition. Plus: Facebook’s facial recognition and the NFL’s new…
‘Catastrophic’ Dorian, Boat Fire & Facebook Hiding Likes - Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Sep 3 • 10 min
The news to know for Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019! What to know today about Hurricane Dorian’s damage so far and where it’s heading next, and we’re updating you about another mass shooting. Plus we’re talking about the fun stuff, too: a record number…
Hurricane Dorian Update, U.S. Space Command & Labor Day - Friday, August 30th, 2019
Aug 30 • 10 min
The news to know for Friday, August 30th, 2019! What to know today about Hurricane Dorian’s path as it could become a Category 4 storm. Plus: plans for a U.S. Space Command, new warnings about e-cigs, and when Apple will likely announce the new…
Hurricane Dorian, Dem Debate & Apple Apology (+ History of Slavery) - Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Aug 29 • 16 min
The news to know for Thursday, August 29th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about Hurricane Dorian and its potential impact on Florida, and what to expect from the next presidential debate, including who just dropped out of the race. Plus: Pinterest has a…
Abortion Law Blocked, Adversity Score & Google Maps Update - Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Aug 28 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, August 28th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a judge blocking a new abortion law, a change to a type of SAT score, and a damaging storm heading for Puerto Rico. Plus: we’re talking about Facebook’s new ‘local alerts,’…
Landmark Opioid Ruling, Tropical Storm Dorian & New Pumpkin Spice Drink - Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
Aug 27 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, August 27th, 2019! What to know today about a landmark court ruling involving America’s opioid crisis, and which areas are preparing for a possible hurricane. Plus: Instagram’s new messaging app, Starbucks new pumpkin…
Trade War, Amazon Investigation & Disney Reveals - Monday, August 26th, 2019
Aug 26 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, August 26th, 2019! What to know today about the U.S.-China trade war, Justice Ginsburg’s health, and a “shocking” announcement within the NFL. Plus: what an investigation into Amazon found about thousands of products on…
G7 Summit, Titanic Disappearing & Android Changes - Friday, August 23rd, 2019
Aug 23 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, August 23rd, 2019! What to know today about a meeting between world leaders this weekend and which issue one of them is calling an “international crisis.” Plus: new efforts in every state to fight robocalls,…
Migrant Families, XFL Teams & Instagram Hoax (+ Talking Superbugs) - Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Aug 22 • 14 min
The news to know for Thursday, August 22nd, 2019! Today, we’re talking about another new immigration rule impacting families, and why President Trump just changed his mind about more tax cuts. Plus: a new type of wristband for people with Autism, a…
Tax Cuts?, Jupiter’s Moon & Human Headphones - Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Aug 21 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, August 21st, 2019! Today, we’re talking about President Trump’s plan to possible cut taxes, his comments about a certain religion, and a mystery in Russia. Plus: why NASA plans to go to Jupiter’s moon, Facebook’s newest…
Title X, Robotic Shorts & Apple TV+ - Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Aug 20 • 8 min
The news to know for Tuesday, August 20th, 2019! What to know today about Planned Parenthood, and why it’s turning down millions of dollars in government funding. Plus: we’re talking hot weather, robotic shorts, and Target’s new line… Those stories…
Wedding Attack, Recession Pushback & Stick-On Health Sensors - Monday, August 19th, 2019
Aug 19 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, August 19th, 2019! What to know today about an attack in Afghanistan and a potential deal that could impact America’s longest running war there. Plus: we’re talking stick-on health sensors, self-driving e-scooters and a…
Israel vs. Lawmakers, Amazon Donations & Woodstock Turns 50 - Friday, August 16th, 2019
Aug 16 • 8 min
The news to know for Friday, August 16th, 2019! What to know today about why Israel is stopping two U.S. lawmakers from coming into the country, and we’re talking about which island President Trump is reportedly thinking about buying. Plus: new…
Recession Worries, Robocalls Tool & Explaining Esports - Thursday, August 15th, 2019
Aug 15 • 17 min
The news to know for Thursday, August 15th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the stock market drop, and why some experts say a recession could be coming. Plus: a breakthrough treatment for TB, what happened in space that has scientists stumped, and…
Tariffs Delayed, Airport Protests & Spectacles 3 - Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Aug 14 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, August 14th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a major change in the U.S.-China trade war, and what happened with a major media merger. Plus: new AR sunglasses from the company behind Snapchat, the future of bottled…
Legal Immigration Rule, Ebola Cure? & Tumblr Sold - Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
Aug 13 • 7 min
The news to know for Tuesday, August 13th, 2019! What to know today about new rules impacting legal immigrants, and we’re talking about a potential cure for Ebola. Plus: what’s next for Tumblr, Twitter and Apple TV+… Those stories and more in less…
Epstein Death, Historic Triple-Double & Meteor Shower - Monday, August 12th, 2019
Aug 12 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, August 12th, 2019! What to know today about a high-profile death and the questions (and conspiracy theories) surrounding it. Plus: the bank forgiving some credit card debt, the gymnast making history, and the meteor shower…
UN Report, Field of Dreams & AR Google Maps - Friday, August 9th, 2019
Aug 9 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, August 9th, 2019! What to know today about about the gun debate, big tech in Washington, and a new United Nations report about the effect of climate change on the global food supply. Plus: a first-of-its-kind…
Immigration Raids, Weed-Infused Tea & Galaxy Note 10 (+ How to Deal with Tragic News Stories) - Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Aug 8 • 16 min
The news to know for Thursday, August 8th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a massive immigration raid, and why Puerto Rico has had three governors within a week. Plus: which tea company is getting into weed, Samsung’s new smartphones, and what might…
Red Flag Law, Menopause Procedure & Apple’s Credit Card - Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
Aug 7 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, August 7th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about President Trump’s travel plans, and what kind of gun safety legislation could pass Congress. Plus: a new way to delay menopause by 20 years, Apple officially launches a…
Mass Shootings Updates, “Currency Manipulator” & JUUL App - Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
Aug 6 • 10 min
The news to know for Tuesday, August 6th, 2019! We’re sharing updates today about the two mass shootings and talking about why the U.S. just labeled China a “currency manipulator.” Plus: JUUL goes high-tech, Google goes green, and Disney plans…
2 Mass Shootings, Flyboard Record & Instagram Name Change - Monday, August 5th, 2019
Aug 5 • 8 min
The news to know for Monday, August 5th, 2019! What to know today about the two mass shootings within 13 hours over the weekend: what happened, what conversation is happening now and how community members are helping out. Then, we’ll lighten things up…
Trade War Tensions, Ninja’s Switch & Epic Universe - Friday, August 2nd, 2019
Aug 2 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, August 2nd, 2019! What to know today about President Trump’s surprise announcement in the trade war with China, and why there’s so much uncertainty in Puerto Rico. Plus, one of the biggest names in esports makes a…
Interest Rate Cut, FDA on Impossible Burger & Meghan Markle Fashion (+ Talking CBD Craze) - Thursday, August 1st, 2019
Aug 1 • 18 min
The news to know for Thursday, August 1st, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the interest rate cut and the impact from it, the Democratic debate (night two), and what happened to Osama bin Laden’s son. Plus: the FDA weighed in on the plant-based…
Dem Debate Highlights, New Election Law & Netflix Big Budget Films - Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
Jul 31 • 12 min
The news to know for Wednesday, July 31st, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the Democratic debates, a new election law that could impact President Trump during the primaries, and two hurricanes nearing Hawaii. Plus: a lawsuit over a controversial…
Dem Debate 2, Capital One Data Breach & Google Pixel 4 - Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
Jul 30 • 10 min
The news to know for Tuesday, July 30th, 2019! What to know today about the second Democratic debate, a major data breach at a big bank, and the Fortnite World Cup. Plus: contact lenses that can zoom when you blink and Katy Perry’s copyright case….
NorCal Shooting, T-Mobile-Sprint Merger & Asteroid Close Call - Monday, July 29th, 2019
Jul 29 • 11 min
The news to know for Monday, July 29th, 2019! We’re talking about a shooting in Northern California, a change in the Trump administration, and what the U.S. Supreme Court said about the border wall. Plus: what to know about the multi-billion dollar…
Russia Report, Editing DNA & Apple’s Purchase - Friday, July 26th, 2019
Jul 26 • 8 min
The news to know for Friday, July 26th, 2019! Today, what a new report says about election interference and a new compromise involving some of the largest automakers. Plus: cutting-edge science literally cuts DNA, and Apple makes a big purchase….
Mueller Recap, Breast Implants Recall & Teen Beats Phelps Record (+ Talking Deepfakes) - Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Jul 25 • 17 min
The news to know for Thursday, July 25th, 2019! Today, there’s a lot. We’re breaking down some key moments from Mueller’s testimony, and we’re talking about the historic announcement from Puerto Rico’s governor. Plus: breast implants recalled, another…
Mueller Testifies, 9/11 Victims Fund & Amazon Helps Buy Homes - Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Jul 24 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, July 24th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about what to expect from the hours of testimony from Bob Mueller, and which issue got most lawmakers to all agree. Plus: more plans for drone deliveries, Amazon wants to help you…
Britain’s New PM, Largest Data Breach Payout & Mr. Rogers Movie - Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
Jul 23 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019! We’re talking about a new deportation rule, the largest settlement for a data breach ever, and Britain’s new prime minister. Plus: Microsoft’s billion dollar bet, Apple’s updates, and glow-in-the-dark…
Mueller Prep, ASAP Rocky & Marvel Movies - Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Jul 22 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, July 22nd, 2019! We’re talking about highly-anticipated testimony happening this week, what Puerto Rico’s governor is now saying about protests there, and which celebrity President Trump is trying to free from jail. Plus:…
Puerto Rico Protests, Apollo 11 & Alexa Board Game - Friday, July 19th, 2019
Jul 19 • 8 min
The news to know for Friday, July 19th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about new tensions with Iran and why so many people are protesting in Puerto Rico. Plus: what to know about the federal minimum wage, Netflix subscribers, and the first board game made…
Rally Chant, FaceApp Challenge & The Lion King (+ Future Moon Mission) - Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Jul 18 • 15 min
The news to know for Thursday, July 18th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a new controversial chant at last night’s Trump rally, and what to know about two votes in the House. Plus: the extreme weather coming to half the country, what to know about…
Big Tech Hearings, Neuralink & Emmy Record - Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Jul 17 • 8 min
The news to know for Wednesday, July 17th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the final decision in the Eric Garner case, and what lawmakers are saying now about Facebook’s cryptocurrency. Plus: Elon Musk explains his newest vision for brain implants,…
New Asylum Rule, Alzheimer’s Blood Test & First Female 007 - Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Jul 16 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, July 16th, 2019! We’re talking about a new asylum rule that could have a big impact at the border, and why Amazon employees are protesting on Prime Day. Plus: a promising new blood test, and what reports say about the…
Trump Targets Congresswomen, Facebook Fine & Prime Day Deals - Monday, July 15th, 2019
Jul 15 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, July 15th, 2019! Today, we have an update about a hurricane that hit over the weekend, and what you need to know about President Trump’s tweets about four Congresswomen. Plus: we’re talking Serena Williams, Amazon Prime…
ICE Raids, Robotic Umpires & Google’s “Shoelace” - Friday, July 12th, 2019
Jul 12 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, July 12th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about what could be the first hurricane of the season, and when to expect massive ICE raids. Plus: robotic umpires are now a thing, Amazon’s big announcement, and Google takes another…
Hurricane Watch, Social Media Summit & Highest-Paid Celebrities (+ NASA Marks 50 Years After Apollo 11) - Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Jul 11 • 17 min
The news to know for Thursday, July 11th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the U.S. storm that could turn into a hurricane by the weekend, and the fallout from top-secret emails leaked to the press. Plus: Trump’s “social media summit,” Snapchat’s…
Acosta Controversy, Pentagon’s ‘War Cloud’ & Last VW Beetle - Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
Jul 10 • 8 min
The news to know for Wednesday, July 10th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the controversy surrounding the U.S. Secretary of Labor, and what a court decided about Trump’s Twitter use. Plus: a new development in the race to space, we’re explaining the…
New Subpoenas, DC Flooding & Stranger Things Record - Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
Jul 9 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, July 9th, 2019! We’re talking about new subpoenas surrounding President Trump, the flooding that hit the nation’s capital, and why you may want to look up to the sky tonight… Plus: what to know about an upcoming Amazon…
World Cup Win, Second Earthquake & Netflix Promise - Monday, July 8th, 2019
Jul 8 • 10 min
The news to know for Monday, July 8th, 2019! Today, what to know about the World Cup champions and what fans were chanting in the stands when it ended. Plus: Iran’s latest threat, a second earthquake in SoCal, why Starbucks is apologizing, and a new…
Census 2020, SoCal Earthquake & MoviePass Hiatus - Friday, July 5th, 2019
Jul 5 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, July 5th, 2019! Today, what to know about the ongoing fight over the 2020 census, the president’s Independence Day celebration, and the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in two decades. Plus: a new feature on…
Border Report, Salute to America & Movie Subscriptions - Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
Jul 3 • 8 min
The news to know for Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a new government report that takes a closer look at conditions at the border, and what to expect from President Trump’s Fourth of July celebration. Plus: the World Cup final, a…
Border Patrol Investigation, Bixby Marketplace & Total Solar Eclipse - Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Jul 2 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019! What to know about Iran breaching an international agreement and a secret facebook group that’s now caused a federal investigation. Plus: the youngest player at Wimbledon, how Samsung is now competing…
Historic North Korea Visit, Sports Betting & Tiny Drones - Monday, July 1st, 2019
Jul 1 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, July 1st, 2019! Today, what to know about President Trump’s historic, last-minute meeting with North Korea’s leader. Plus: which state is now considered the sports betting capital of the country, the Army’s plan for new…
G20 Summit, WorldPride & Google Maps Update - Friday, June 28th, 2019
Jun 28 • 10 min
The news to know for Friday, June 28th, 2019! Today, what to know about President Trump’s meetings at the G20 Summit, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling about the 2020 census, and Twitter’s new rules for politicians. Plus: WorldPride this weekend,…
#DemDebate, Google Auto-Delete & The Office - Thursday, June 27th, 2019
Jun 27 • 16 min
The news to know for Thursday, June 27th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about round one of the Democratic debate and what to expect in round 2 tonight, why an online furniture company is facing backlash, and a little good news from some new CDC data….
1st Democratic Debate, E-Cig Ban & Airbnb Luxe - Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
Jun 26 • 10 min
The news to know for Wednesday, June 26th, 2019! There’s a lot to talk about today, including when to expect Robert Mueller to publicly testify, bad conditions and humanitarian aid for migrants at the border, and the first presidential primary debate…
New Sanctions, Healthcare Costs & Apple’s iOS 13 - Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Jun 25 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, June 25th, 2019! What to know about new sanctions against Iran and a new rule that could change the entire U.S. healthcare system. Plus: Apple’s latest update (and a warning about it), when to expect Amazon Prime Day…
Deportations Delayed, Mars Discovery & BET Awards - Monday, June 24th, 2019
Jun 24 • 10 min
The news to know for Monday, June 24th, 2019! Today, what to know about new action against Iran, including a cyber attack, and the deal President Trump is now waiting for Congress to make. Plus: a new discovery on Mars, delivery-turned-surveillance…
Iran Tensions, Robotic Arm Breakthrough & Toy Story 4 - Friday, June 21st, 2019
Jun 21 • 10 min
The news to know for Friday, June 21st, 2019! Today, new details about how the U.S. is responding to Iran shooting down its drone. Plus: a robotic arm that works just by thinking (no surgery required), an Apple recall, the first day of summer and Toy…
Drone Shot Down, NBA Draft & Voice-Controlled Monopoly (+ Talking Presidential Primaries) - Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Jun 20 • 15 min
The news to know for Thursday, June 20th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about Iran shooting down a U.S. drone, and why YouTube is thinking about some major changes. Plus: a new voice-activated Monopoly board game, and the re-release of one of the most…
Pentagon’s Top Job, ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency & Google Houses - Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
Jun 19 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, June 19th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the top job at the Pentagon - who’s in and who’s out - and the big announcement to expect today about interest rates. Plus: what to know about Facebook’s cryptocurrency now…
Iran Threat, Trump’s 2020 Rally & Hunger Games Returns - Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
Jun 18 • 8 min
The news to know for Tuesday, June 18th, 2019! What to know about rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, and the official launch of President Trump’s re-election campaign. Plus: Taylor Swift gets political, self-driving cars delivering pizza, and…
Historic Protest, Trade Letter & OJ Simpson’s Twitter - Monday, June 17th, 2019
Jun 17 • 8 min
The news to know for Monday, June 17th, 2019! Today, what to know about a historic protest in Hong Kong, and why President Trump reportedly fired some people working on his re-election campaign. Plus: AI for the construction industry, a major NBA…
Tankers Attacked, NBA Champions & #InstagramDown - Friday, June 14th, 2019
Jun 14 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, June 14th, 2019! Today, what to know about an international attack, who’s leaving the White House, and why charges in the Flint water crisis were just dropped. Plus: your new NBA championship team, a new study about…
Census Question, Stanley Cup & Drone Delivery (+ Talking Opioid Crisis) - Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Jun 13 • 16 min
The news to know for Thursday, June 13th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about why there’s so much conflict over one question, and why Amanda Knox is returning to Italy. Plus: who won The Stanley Cup, and where food delivery by drone is coming as soon as…
Merger Lawsuit, World Cup Record & Air Taxis - Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Jun 12 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, June 12th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about why the president’s son is on Capitol Hill, why several states are trying to block two companies from merging, and why big tech is in the hot seat. Plus: how the U.S. just…
Secret Deal?, Dead Zone & Krispy Kreme - Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
Jun 11 • 8 min
The news to know for Tuesday, June 11th, 2019! What to know today about a possible secret deal with Mexico, a helicopter’s crash-landing on a skyscraper, and why the Justice Department has changed course. Plus: where you’ll find one of the largest…
Mueller Report Hearings, ISS Open for Biz & Historic Tony Award - Monday, June 10th, 2019
Jun 10 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, June 10th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the televised hearings happening this week on Capitol Hill, the deal between U.S. and Mexico, and why so many people in Hong Kong are protesting. Plus: a sort-of space hotel,…
U.S.-Mexico Talks, New Robocalls Rule & Uber Copter - Friday, June 7th, 2019
Jun 7 • 8 min
The news to know for Friday, June 7th, 2019! Today, what to know about negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico, and how a new rule will help fight those annoying robocalls. Plus: why Spotify and the Obamas are teaming up, where you can take an ‘Uber…
D-Day Remembered, NCAA Changes & Netflix “Extras” - Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Jun 6 • 17 min
The news to know for Thursday, June 6th, 2019! Today, new info about migrants arrested at the border and what Congress is doing now, and big changes to how veterans can get healthcare. Plus: the changes coming to college basketball, Amazon’s newest…
Tariffs Battle, Travel Restrictions & Spotify Stations - Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Jun 5 • 8 min
The news to know for Wednesday, June 5th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about why you may be surprised to hear who’s against President Trump’s plan for more tariffs, and what to know about the new travel restrictions that go into effect today. Plus: get…
Big Tech, Tiananmen Square & Billionaire Jay-Z - Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Jun 4 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, June 4th, 2019! We’re talking about what happened 30 years ago that will be remembered around the world today, and which government wants Tinder to hand over a bunch of user data. Plus: some highlights from Apple’s big…
Virginia Beach Shooting, Goodbye iTunes & $4.5 Million Lunch - Monday, June 3rd, 2019
Jun 3 • 9 min
The news to know for Monday, June 3rd, 2019! Today, we’re talking about another mass shooting and the email that came just hours before, and what to know about the president’s trip to Europe. Plus: get ready to say goodbye to iTunes, ESPN’s new test…
Mexican Tariffs, Spelling Bee Octochamps & Star Wars Land - Friday, May 31st, 2019
May 31 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, May 31st, 2019! Today, we’re talking about a new threat of tariffs and what it has to do with illegal immigration. Plus: a historic National Spelling Bee with *eight* winners, when at-home deliveries are expected to…
Mueller Speaks, NBA Finals & 5G Explainer - Thursday, May 30th, 2019
May 30 • 17 min
The news to know for Thursday, May 30th, 2019! Today, we’re talking about the special counsel’s first public comments since his investigation started two years ago, and what could happen next. Plus: what to knowa bout the NBA finals, Amazon’s…
Abortion Ruling, Diabetes Data & Apple’s New iPod - Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
May 29 • 9 min
The news to know for Wednesday, May 29th, 2019! Today, what to know about a record-breaking two weeks of tornadoes, a Supreme Court ruling about abortion, and the diabetes data that has even some doctors stumped. Plus: a billionaire’s major pledge,…
Opioid Trial, Mt. Everest Traffic Jam & Aladdin Wins - Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
May 28 • 9 min
The news to know for Tuesday, May 28th, 2019! Today, what to know about this week’s severe weather and record-breaking flooding, and the first of its kind trial about the opioid crisis. Plus: a traffic jam on Mt. Everest, Ikea’s new augmented reality…
Farmers Bailout, Weinstein Deal & 3D Body Scans - Friday, May 24th, 2019
May 24 • 9 min
The news to know for Friday, May 24th, 2019! Today, what to know about billions of dollars going to farmers, and the multimillion dollar deal Harvey Weinstein just made. Plus: Memorial Day, a mile-wide asteroid, 3D body scans and a new feature on…