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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

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Toledo, OH

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Westwood One

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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

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English

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2020 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. 202-457-7990


Episodes

First Light - Wednesday, December 1, 2021

12/1/2021
A 15-year-old boy is in custody after three students died and eight other people injured in a shooting Tuesday at a high school in Oxford, Michigan. We'll have the latest on that. We're a step closer to having a pill to treat COVID-19 patients. Correspondent Kathy Foster files a report on that for us. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in home cinema. Dave Vanderwerp from Car & Driver Magazine stops by to tell us about their latest "10 Best" awards. And Supreme Court reporter Mark Sherman of the...

Duration:00:20:48

First Light - Tuesday, November 30, 2021

11/30/2021
President Biden talked to the nation about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. What is it? Do we need to worry about it? Correspondent Jim Roope reports on that for us. The President also spent time Monday addressing supply chain issues affecting our country as he welcomed CEOs from major retailers and grocery chains to the White House. Correspondent Clayton Neville recaps that for us. Kevin Carr tells us if 8-Bit Christmas on HBO Max is worth a quarter. Laura Reiley of the Washington Post...

Duration:00:23:37

First Light - Monday, November 29, 2021

11/29/2021
Today on First Light Michael speaks with Ted Rossman from Creditcard.com to talk about shoppers willing to go into debt for the holidays. We also chat with Washington Post reporter Dan Diamond about the newly identified Omicron COVID variant. This along with the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:13

First Light - Friday, November 26, 2021

11/26/2021
Michael speaks with Mark Hamrick from Bankrate about the latest in the unemployment numbers. We are also joined by Jack Kleinhenz of the National Retail Federation to talk about the expected trends in holiday spending. Plus the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment all on First Light! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:06

First Light - Thursday, November 25, 2021

11/25/2021
Michael Speaks with Phyllis Kramer of the Butterball Turkey Talk Line about tips and tricks for cooking your Thanksgiving Turkey. Along with the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment on First Light! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:30

First Light - Wednesday, November 24, 2021

11/24/2021
Michael speaks with USA Today White House Reporter Michael Colins about President Biden authorizing the use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. He also speaks with Washington Post Pop Culture Reporter Sonia Rao about the Grammy nominations. Plus the latest in news, sports, and entertainment all on First Light! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:55

First Light - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

11/23/2021
Today on First Light Michael speaks with Consumer Reports Aviation Advisor William McGee about stopping what they view as airline companies stealing from consumers. We also check in with Terik Daly of NASA about their mission to redirect the orbit of an asteroid. This along with the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment all on First Light. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:10

First Light - Monday, November 22, 2021

11/22/2021
First Light has the latest information on the tragic situation which occurred at a Christmas parade in Wisconsin. A car barrelled through the crowd killing at least five and injuring at least 40 others. We also check in with Andrew Gross of AAA about the best ways to avoid the Thanksgiving travel rush and Juliana Kaplan of Insider.com about an effort to reduce the cost of prescription medication. This and more on Monday's First Light. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:24

First Light - Friday, November 19, 2021

11/19/2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy successfully delayed a vote on President Biden's social infrastructure plan by speaking for multiple hours on the House floor Thursday night into Friday morning. We'll talk with Joseph Zeballos-Roig of Insider about the tactic, and how the bill will fare in the U.S. Senate. We'll also highlight an issue in coastal North Carolina - sand that is traditionally used to replenish the shoreline is now off limits, per federal law. U.S. Representative David...

Duration:00:38:41

First Light - Thursday, November 18, 2021

11/18/2021
Representative Paul Gosar of Arizona has been censured by the U.S. House of Representatives for a video he posted on social media. Correspondent Clayton Neville gives us details on that. Kevin Carr reviews the biopic "King Richard". Andrew Clevenger of Roll Call joins us to talk about the defense authorization act. And Brian Fraga of the National Catholic Reporter dishes on the document Catholic Bishops have come up with regarding pro-choice politicians and communion. See...

Duration:00:19:55

First Light - Wednesday, November 17, 2021

11/17/2021
With infrastructure signed, sealed, and delivered, President Biden turns his attention to his "Build Back Better" plan. Correspondents Clayton Neville and Kathy Foster recap the day in Washington as the President takes a victory lap for one while asking for action on the other. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in streaming with "Second Chance Home Cinema". How is inflation affecting our military? Marcus Weisgerber of DefenseOne.com joins us to talk about his latest reporting on the matter. And...

Duration:00:23:48

First Light - Monday, November 15, 2021

11/15/2021
New numbers suggest more Americans than ever are looking for new jobs. Mark Hamrick of BankRate.com joins us to dive into those numbers. John Stolnis previews the much anticipated signing of President Biden's infrastructure package (scheduled for Monday). Kevin Carr reviews Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's latest film, "Red Notice". We'll get information on ways farmers are struggling, thanks to the supply chain issues with Ana Swanson of the New York Times joining us. And have you heard about...

Duration:00:24:08

First Light - Friday, November 12, 2021

11/12/2021
We're on to the closing arguments in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Clayton Neville has been following the case for us. He'll fill us all in. For the first time in 20 years, a sitting American President presided over Veteran's Day without any U.S. troops at war. John Stolnis will tell us how President Biden spent Veteran's Day. Kevin Carr takes a look at the new movie, "Belfast". Associated Press health reporter Carla Johnson will tell us which areas of the country are currently seeing a bit of...

Duration:00:23:01

First Light - Wednesday, November 10, 2021

11/10/2021
The prosecution in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial has rested, with the defense expected to rest this week as well. Where is this trial headed? Kathy Foster reports on that for us. Clayton Neville reports on the latest regarding the investigation into the deaths at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, TX. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in home cinema. CNBC's Jessica Ettinger explains why stock prices are expected to surge very soon. And Insider Washington correspondent Robin Bravender profiles GOP...

Duration:00:24:12

First Light - Tuesday, November 9, 2021

11/9/2021
The United States has opened up its borders to non-essential travelers from Canada and Mexico, as long as they're fully vaccinated. In our correspondent closeup, Clayton Neville reports on that. Kevin Carr reviews the new Netflix movie, "Passing". We'll tell you about a Los Angeles couple who, because of a mix-up at a fertility clinic, gave birth to the wrong baby. Mustafa Santiago Ali of the National Wildlife Federation will tell us how the newly signed infrastructure bill will help the...

Duration:00:21:52

First Light - Friday, November 5, 2021

11/5/2021
President Biden has set a January deadline for large companies to institute a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports on that for us. Kevin Carr reviews a new offering on Apple TV+ called "Finch" starring Tom Hanks. If you've been enjoying a break from paying back your student loan, that break is almost over. Bryan Walsh of Sofi joins us to talk about options you still have if you're going to have trouble making those payments. The FAA is referring unruly passenger...

Duration:00:23:02

First Light - Thursday, November 4, 2021

11/4/2021
It's time to get kids ages 5-11 vaccinated, with the official approval granted from the FDA and the CDC. Correspondent Clayton Neville reports on how that's going, plus we talk with Dr. James Versalovic of the Texas Children’s Hospital to see how pediatricians around the country are gearing up. Correspondent Kathy Foster reports on an important gun case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Kevin Carr reviews the new Marvel movie, Eternals. And we'll dissect the latest messaging from the...

Duration:00:23:56

First Light - Monday, November 1, 2021

11/1/2021
Correspondent Linda Kenyon reports on President Biden's trip to the G20 in Italy. Clayton Neville tells us all we need to know about the Supreme Court hearing arguments about the Texas abortion law. Later in the show, Associated Press Supreme Court reporter Mark Sherman jumps on with us to go more in depth on that matter. And Kevin Carr reviews the new movie, "The French Connection". See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:25

First Light - Thursday, October 28, 2021

10/28/2021
The Pentagon expressed concern over China's advancement towards a hypersonic weapon. Correspondent Kathy Foster reports on this for us - plus we get insight from Senior Defense and Military Correspondent Ryan Pickrell of Insider. We'll also launch into space, so to speak. Blue Origin and their founder, Jeff Bezos, wants to build a space station. We'll find out more about this from NY Times space reporter Joey Roulette. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:00

First Light - Wednesday, October 27, 2021

10/27/2021
Another day, another day of negotiations on Capitol Hill over President Biden's social infrastructure plan. Capitol Hill correspondent Linda Kenyon joins us again to give us the latest. And are you ready for higher energy costs this winter? Ryan Dezember of the Wall Street Journal is reporting that propane costs are going to be "sky high". He joins us to explain why. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:36