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The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s nightly news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give listeners sharp context into the world around them. It is punctuated by compelling, thought-provoking expert guests – all pulled together by Shepard Smith’s trademark devotion to speed, accuracy and the trust of his audience. Available to listen each evening.

The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s nightly news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give listeners sharp context into the world around them. It is punctuated by compelling, thought-provoking expert guests – all pulled together by Shepard Smith’s trademark devotion to speed, accuracy and the trust of his audience. Available to listen each evening.

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The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s nightly news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give listeners sharp context into the world around them. It is punctuated by compelling, thought-provoking expert guests – all pulled together by Shepard Smith’s trademark devotion to speed, accuracy and the trust of his audience. Available to listen each evening.

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English


Episodes

Texas Reopens, Sen. Warren’s Wealth Tax & Gov. Cuomo Accusations

3/2/2021
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and other Democrats proposed the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act, which would tax the wealthy to reduce the widening U.S. wealth gap which has been exacerbated by the pandemic. The bill is likely to face significant obstacles in the Senate. Ylan Mui reports. Yesterday CDC director Rochelle Walensky said now is not the time to ease restrictions. Yet, the Texas governor today announced he plans to reopen all businesses starting next week, and declared the...

Duration:00:51:15

J&J Roll Out, Cuomo Investigation & Biden’s Immigration Policy

3/1/2021
The J&J Covid-19 vaccine has been shipped to states after the FDA approved it for emergency use authorization. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell reports the he vaccine has 72 percent efficacy in the U.S. against moderate to severe disease. Meanwhile Dr. Atual Gawande, professor at Harvard School of Public Health, says it’s too soon to start reopening massive indoor events. “They’re already opening up restaurants, bars, weddings all over the country,” he said. “And at this point, you know, the most...

Duration:00:51:02

JNJ’s Approval, CPAC & Texas’ Storm Cleanup

2/26/2021
America is one step away from having a third safe and effective vaccine. Johnson & Johnson board member Dr. Mark McClellan says the company expects 20 million doses delivered by the end of March. Brendan Buck, former advisor to former House Speaker Paul Ryan, says the Republican Party is still largely Trump’s party. He says Republican politicians aren’t willing to criticize Trump if they are interested in keeping their positions in office. NBC’s Ali Vitali reports on the events at CPAC, the...

Duration:00:49:52

$15 Minimum Wage Denied, U.S.-Saudi Relations & Covid’s Ad Campaign

2/25/2021
CNBC reports the $15 per hour minimum wage will not be included in the Covid relief bill, according to a Senate official. The Congressional Budget Office estimated raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour would lift 900,000 people out of poverty but could cost 1.4 million jobs. Pfizer and Moderna are developing Covid-19 booster shots to combat variants. Pfizer also got FDA approval to store the vaccine at more normal temperatures, rather than the ultra-cold temps previously recommended....

Duration:00:50:57

J&J Vaccine Production, Minimum Wage Battle & Cuomo Allegations

2/24/2021
: The Food and Drug Administration’s staff endorsed Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, a critical step in bringing a third shot to the U.S. marketplace. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell also reports on a potential Moderna variant booster shot. Dr. Peter Hotez, Texas Children’s Hospital, reports on why there are big declines in coronavirus in some states and not others. And will the variants drive the numbers higher in the long run? CNBC’s Eamon Javers reports on disagreement in the...

Duration:00:51:17

Capitol Hill Accountability, Meeting Vaccine Demand & Biden’s Cabinet

2/23/2021
Johnson & Johnson will deliver 20 million doses to the U.S. And by the end of July, there will be approximately 400 million total doses, which should be enough to fully vaccinate everyone in the country. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell joins ‘The News with Shepard Smith’ to discuss. Dr. Kavita Patel, former Obama White House health policy adviser, also discusses the ramping up of production to meet demand around the country. CNBC’s Ylan Mui reports on the difficulties faced by child care centers across...

Duration:00:47:57

Covid-19 Cases Drop, Vaccine Passports & Trump’s Tax Returns

2/22/2021
Dr. Vin Gupta, NBC news contributor and affiliate assistant professor at the University of Washington, says he is cautiously optimistic on the progress of Covid-19 vaccinations in the U.S. However, he says we still lack sequencing abilities to quickly identify and track Covid variants. Arthur Caplan, professor at the NYU School of Medicine, says he predicts it’s only a matter of time before the U.S. will start implementing its own vaccine passports. However, he believes vaccine passports...

Duration:00:51:14

Storm Fallout, The Paris Agreement & Safely Reopening Schools

2/19/2021
The U.S. has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Biden administration will also have to take aim at car and power plant emissions. CNBC’s Kayla Tausche on Biden’s encouragement that the U.S and European leaders need to unite and push back on China. And does Neera Tanden have the votes to become OMB director? Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Boston Medical Center infectious diseases physician, discusses vaccination efforts and the importance of vaccinating people around the...

Duration:00:51:42

Winter Weather, GameStop Hearing & Life After the Vaccine

2/18/2021
Millions of Texans are still struggling with no power and water during what may be the costliest natural disaster in the history of Texas. NBC’s Jay Gray joins Shep Smith to discuss. The second dose of Covid-19 vaccine is crucial in creating longer and complete immunity as well as preventing variants of the virus, according to Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. NBC’s Vicky Nguyen reports people should still wear masks, socially...

Duration:00:50:42

Dangerous Weather, Texas Power Failures & Reopening Schools

2/17/2021
Millions of Texans continue to face power outages as grid problems continue. NBC’s Jay Gray reports. Andy Slavitt, White House senior advisor for Covid response, says the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are less effective against the Covid variants, but still above the threshold for the vaccines to work. He also talked about whether the White House has plans to move teachers up in the line for prioritization for the Covid-19 vaccine. CNBC’s Contessa Brewer reports on allegations that Governor...

Duration:00:51:10

Brutal Weather, Biden’s Covid Relief Package & Mardi Gras 2021

2/16/2021
There are still millions in Texas who have power outages due to severe winter weather. Authorities are telling its citizens to boil their water as potential water outages are also expected to come. NBC’s Jay Gray reports it’s likely the state will face colder temperatures in the next couple of days. Diana Olick reports climate change is warming the atmosphere, causing storms to be more intense and rainfall to be heavier. She joins Shep Smith to discuss the impact of global warming on real...

Duration:00:51:10

Covid Variants, Gov. Cuomo Under Fire & Nationwide Freeze

2/15/2021
The seven Republican senators who joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict former President Donald Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 riot in the Capitol are now facing heat from conservatives in their home states. CNBC’s Kayla Tausche reports on the divisions within the Republican Party. CNBC’s Contessa Brewer reports Nancy Pelosi is calling for a commission similar to the 9/11 Commission to investigate the riot. Jesse McKinley from the Albany bureau of The New York Times reports Governor...

Duration:00:50:45

Trump’s Impeachment Defense, CDC School Guidelines & Winter Storms

2/12/2021
Former President Trump’s attorneys went after the House impeachment managers’ arguments today, claiming Democrats misrepresented his political speech. Eamon Javers joins Contessa Brewer to discuss. John Malcolm of the Heritage Foundation discusses today’s defense presentation. Doug Heye, former RNC communications director, says the Republican Party is getting smaller and, therefore, getting “Trump-ier.” Republican lawmakers are now struggling with whether to convict President Trump at the...

Duration:00:49:29

Impeachment Timeline, Reopening Schools & Covid on the Decline

2/11/2021
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner, says we are increasing the rate of vaccines around the country. But it’s important for people to get the vaccines so we can tackle Covid variants. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell also reports on the availability of vaccines and optimism surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Neal Katyal, former acting U.S. Solicitor General, comments on the House impeachment managers’ case against former President Donald Trump. NBC’s news political reporter Sahil Kapur says...

Duration:00:50:26

Impeachment Day 2 & Faulty Covid Masks & The Pandemic Wall

2/10/2021
A new law in Long Beach, California went into effect, which requires grocery stores to give hourly workers more money for working during the pandemic. However, by increasing labor costs, it can actually do more harm than good. Sara Eisen, Closing Bell co-anchor, joins Shep Smith to explain. People are experiencing what’s coined as a “pandemic wall” which refers to burnout as the pandemic continues to stretch into this year. CNBC’s Contessa Brewer joins Shep Smith to discuss. More than two...

Duration:00:49:44

Impeachment, Covid’s Lingering Effects & Wuhan Findings

2/9/2021
House impeachment managers presented video evidence that showed how former President Trump incited the violence that led to the insurrection on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6. Harry Litman, former deputy assistant attorney general, says the House prepared a strong argument while former president Trump’s lawyers were more disjointed. He says witnesses will be brutally effective as the trial continues. People are experiencing post Covid-19 symptoms which include severe fatigue, shortness of breath,...

Duration:00:51:40

Rental Assistance Fraud is Soaring

2/9/2021
Your 60-second money minute. Today’s topic: Rental Assistance Fraud is Soaring

Duration:00:00:56

CDC Warning, South African Variant & Impeachment Preview

2/8/2021
Former President Trump’s second impeachment trial begins tomorrow. In order to convict Trump, at least 17 Republicans have to join with all 50 Democrats in voting him guilty of inciting an insurrection. A new report by the Congressional Budget Office projects raising the minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour would cause 1.4 million jobs to be cut, but also lift 900,000 Americans out of poverty. Dr. Richard Besser, former acting CDC director, discusses delaying the second round of vaccinations...

Duration:00:49:48

'Til the Season for Romance Scams

2/8/2021
Your 60-second money minute. Today’s topic: Til the Season for Romance Scams

Duration:00:00:58

Covid Relief, NFL Vaccine & Trump’s Impeachment Trial

2/5/2021
President Biden addressed the need for urgency on passing the Covid relief package today, citing the disappointing jobs data. Top democrats are pushing the bill through budget reconciliation, which does not need Republican support. Kayla Tausche joins Shep Smith to report. V-Health Passport’s CEO says people are using its services for a digital passport when traveling around the world amid the pandemic. NBC’s Sarah Harman joins Shep Smith to report. Steve Kornacki joins Shepard Smith to...

Duration:00:49:21