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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

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Special Edition: ‘Caitlin Clark Effect’ – New Era for Women’s Sports?

7/20/2024
We’re hours away from what could be the biggest WNBA All-Star Game in the league’s history thanks in large part to rookie Caitlin Clark. Today, we’re taking a deep dive into the so-called “Caitlin Clark Effect.” Plus, can a single player’s success have a lasting impact on women’s sports overall? I’m joined by leading scholar Dr. Nicole M. Lavoi. She’s the director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, teaches social and behavioral sciences, and she’s an award-winning athlete and coach. Learn more about our guests: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Become an INSIDER for ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Go to Zocdoc.com/newsworthy and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with Lume Deodorant and get 15% off with promo code NEWSWORTHY at LumeDeodorant.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to sales@advertisecast.com #CaitlinClark #WomensBasketball #WNBA

Duration:00:18:24

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Trump: ‘I Got Lucky’, Global Tech Outage & WNBA All-Star Game- Friday, July 19, 2024

7/19/2024
The news to know for Friday, July 19, 2024! There's developing news: a global tech issue has led to major U.S. airlines grounding flights. Also, we'll bring you the key takeaways from former President Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention: what he had to say about his plans for a second term and the attempt on his life. And, we have the latest from the Biden campaign as the president apparently starts to consider dropping his reelection bid. Plus, what to know about a new summer wave of Covid-19 cases, which popular cleaning products are being recalled, and why one man decided to travel across seven continents to deliver 50 postcards. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Go to Zocdoc.com/newsworthy and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with Lume Deodorant and get 15% off with promo code NEWSWORTHY at LumeDeodorant.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:23

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Vance Takes the Stage, Preventing Cancers & FX Dominates Emmys- Thursday, July 18, 2024

7/18/2024
The news to know for Thursday, July 18, 2024! We're telling you about the first major speech from JD Vance since becoming one of the most powerful figures in the Republican party. And it seems authorities stopped a serious security threat right outside the RNC. Also, another top Democrat is calling on President Biden to step aside. Plus, we're talking about the impact of severe storms across several states, what a new study found about preventing cancer, and the two shows dominating the list of this year's Emmy nominations. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Go to Zocdoc.com/newsworthy and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with Lume Deodorant and get 15% off with promo code NEWSWORTHY at LumeDeodorant.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:35

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FBI on High Alert, Senator Found Guilty & New iPhone Update- Wednesday, July 17, 2024

7/17/2024
The news to know for Wednesday, July 17, 2024! We'll tell you about a plot to kill former President Trump that is said to be separate from Saturday's shooting and the latest from the RNC as Trump's new VP pick is set to take the stage. Also, for the first time, a U.S. senator was found guilty of acting as a foreign agent. Plus, big companies are leaving California over a law meant to protect LGBTQ children; more students can now get college credit for working at their jobs, and we'll explain a few of the newest features in Apple's latest iPhone update. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Go to Zocdoc.com/newsworthy and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with Lume Deodorant and get 15% off with promo code NEWSWORTHY at LumeDeodorant.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:49

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Who is JD Vance?, Trump’s Legal Win & Prime Day Deals - Tuesday, July 16, 2024

7/16/2024
The news to know for Tuesday, July 16, 2024! What to know about former President Trump's newly announced running mate, including what first made him famous, why he says he criticized Trump in the past, and how supporters hope he'll now give Trump a boost. Also, the former president made his first public appearance since he survived an assassination attempt, and all about an unexpected legal victory for Trump. Plus, what the Fed is now saying about inflation and the next interest rate cut, a discovery on the moon that could be a place for humans to stay long-term, and the 10th annual Amazon Prime Day has begun… Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Go to Zocdoc.com/newsworthy and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with Lume Deodorant and get 15% off with promo code NEWSWORTHY at LumeDeodorant.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:10

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Attempted Assassination- Shooter ID’d, Secret Service Scrutinized & RNC’s Plan- Monday, July 15, 2024

7/15/2024
The news to know for Monday, July 15, 2024! We have updates about the attempted assassination of former President Trump and how the attack has led to changes at this week's Republican National Convention. Also, almost all AT&T customers were impacted by a recent hack. We'll talk about the information stolen and what to look out for. Plus, three well-known people in Hollywood died over the weekend, the case against Alec Baldwin has been dismissed, and a new innovative spacesuit was inspired by 'Dune.' Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Go to Zocdoc.com/newsworthy and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with Lume Deodorant and get 15% off with promo code NEWSWORTHY at LumeDeodorant.com To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:51

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News Update - Trump Shot in Ear

7/14/2024
We're taking the rare step of providing a short news update on what's being investigated as an attempted assassination of former President Trump. We'll provide the latest again on Monday's episode...

Duration:00:02:42

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Special Edition: Turf vs Grass w/ Unbiased Science

7/13/2024
Artificial grass has become a popular alternative to natural grass in recent years. But as the prevalence of turf grows, so have the health and safety concerns. So, what does the science actually say about it? Today we’re breaking it all down with public health scientist Dr. Jessica Steier. She’s an expert in public health policy, research and biostatistics, and she’s the host of The Unbiased Science Podcast. Learn more about our guests: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Become an INSIDER for ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Stop comparing and start focusing with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/newsworthy today to get 10% off your first month. Pack your bags with high quality essentials from Quince! Go to Quince.com/newsworthy for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to sales@advertisecast.com #ArtificialGrass #Turf #UnbiasedScience

Duration:00:19:46

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Biden’s Live Q&A, Inflation Down & ESPYs Highlights - Friday, July 12, 2024

7/12/2024
The news to know for Friday, July 12, 2024! We'll tell you how President Biden defended himself and his campaign at a closely-watched news conference after an embarrassing moment earlier at the NATO summit. Also, the remnants of Hurricane Beryl are still causing problems (now in the northeast.) Plus, we'll explain new rules to help improve maternal healthcare, what's getting more and less expensive for Americans, and highlights from last night's ESPY Awards honoring the best in sports. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was brought to you by: Stop comparing and start focusing with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/newsworthy today to get 10% off your first month. Pack your bags with high quality essentials from Quince! Go to Quince.com/newsworthy for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:31

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Hollywood Pressures Biden, Heat Records Broken & Historically Bedazzled- Thursday, July 11, 2024

7/11/2024
The news to know for Thursday, July 11, 2024! We're once again talking about growing pressure for President Biden to retire. It's coming from both Capitol Hill and Hollywood. Also, many Texans are growing impatient as hurricane recovery drags on, and officials are trading blame. Plus, witnesses started testifying in Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial. Samsung showed off a smart ring to track sleep, periods, and more. And the USA Gymnastics team already broke an Olympics record... for crystals. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was brought to you by: Stop comparing and start focusing with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/newsworthy today to get 10% off your first month. Pack your bags with high quality essentials from Quince! Go to Quince.com/newsworthy for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:26

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Biden’s NATO Speech, Toxic Tampons? & Work Friends Wanted- Wednesday, July 10, 2024

7/10/2024
The news to know for Wednesday, July 10, 2024! We'll tell you about President Biden's high-stakes speech at the NATO summit and how other countries' governments want to influence the November election. Also, we have the latest from an unrelenting heatwave impacting several states. When will Americans see some relief? Plus, results of the first study that tested tampons for toxic metals, how and why the government is cracking down on a messaging app popular with kids, and what workplace perk some job hunters are looking for just as much as money. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was brought to you by: Stop comparing and start focusing with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/newsworthy today to get 10% off your first month. Pack your bags with high quality essentials from Quince! Go to Quince.com/newsworthy for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:50

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Millions Lose Power, New GOP Platform & Alec Baldwin on Trial- Tuesday, July 9, 2024

7/9/2024
The news to know for Tuesday, July 9, 2024! We're telling you about damage from the first hurricane to hit the mainland U.S. this season and where it's headed next. Also, we'll talk about President Biden's latest message to members of his own party calling on him to stop running for reelection. And the Republican party has a new platform covering everything from immigration to abortion. Plus, what to expect when Alec Baldwin goes on trial today, why protesters are lashing out against tourists in a European hotspot, and how a billion-dollar donation is helping the next generation of American doctors. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was brought to you by: Stop comparing and start focusing with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/newsworthy today to get 10% off your first month. Pack your bags with high quality essentials from Quince! Go to Quince.com/newsworthy for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:24

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Hurricane Targets Texas, Largest Password Leak & Today’s Travel- Monday, July 8, 2024

7/8/2024
The news to know for Monday, July 8, 2024! We'll tell you about a major storm heading for Texas and the ongoing heatwave on both coasts. Also, new calls for President Biden to step aside in the next election. Plus, a few things to know that might have you taking action ASAP: the largest collection of stolen passwords ever means you might want to update your accountstwo recalls from big brand names about products that could be dangerous (I have one affected product in my house right now)the best days and times to book your travel Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was brought to you by: Stop comparing and start focusing with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/newsworthy today to get 10% off your first month. Pack your bags with high quality essentials from Quince! Go to Quince.com/newsworthy for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:38

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Special Edition: America's Divide Explained (RERUN)

7/6/2024
America’s political divide has been growing in recent decades – and that seems especially true with a contentious election just months away. So today, as many of us continue to celebrate America’s independence, we wanted to go back and re-listen to a conversation we shared late last year with an expert who has done the research – and found we all carry biases that may contribute to our country’s current polarization. Our guest is breaking down the biases that keep us fractured and offering possible solutions we can implement in our own lives. Learn more about our guests: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Become an INSIDER for ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Get 15% off Boll & Branch with the code NEWSWORTHY at https://bollandbranch.com Go to crunchlabs.com/NEWSWORTHY to sign your kids up for a limited Camp CrunchLabs subscription and two boxes free, which is a $60 value. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to sales@advertisecast.com #Politics #Elections #Bias

Duration:00:18:33

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Special Edition: Presidential Immunity Ruling - FAQs Answered

7/5/2024
The Supreme Court wrapped up a historic term this week and on its final day, it issued what's possibly its most highly-anticipated ruling yet: one that had to do with presidential immunity. In other words: can presidents be criminally prosecuted for breaking the law? Today, you’ll hear a great explanation of the ruling – and its potential implications for both past and current presidents – from an expert on constitutional law. Learn more about our guests: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Become an INSIDER for ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Visit BetterHelp.com/NEWSWORTHY today to get 10% off your first month Shop the SKIMS T-Shirt Shop at SKIMS.com. Now available in sizes XXS - 4X. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to sales@advertisecast.com #Immunity #Presidents #SupremeCourt

Duration:00:14:38

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Holiday Weekend Weather, Giuliani Disbarred & Fireworks Cost- Wednesday, July 3, 2024

7/3/2024
The news to know for Wednesday, July 3, 2024! We'll bring you the latest track of a historic hurricane and a heatwave set to roast parts of the U.S. this holiday weekend. Also, Democratic lawmakers are raising concerns about President Biden's re-election campaign, but are donors equally worried? Plus, a new national standard could help protect American workers from extreme heat; prices are changing for 4th of July staples like cookouts and fireworks, and we'll preview the most popular eating contest of the year. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider Thanks to our sponsors: Visit BetterHelp.com/NEWSWORTHY today to get 10% off your first month Receive 50% off your first order when you visit HiyaHealth.com/NEWSWORTHY To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:10

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Presidents’ Immunity, Newest State Laws & Team USA’s Youngest- Tuesday, July 2, 2024

7/2/2024
The news to know for Tuesday, July 2, 2024! We'll explain a landmark Supreme Court decision about the power of the presidency and how it could impact former President Trump's criminal cases. Also, Hurricane Beryl has become the earliest Category 5 storm on record. Plus, new state laws Impact everything from abortions to AI to edibles; there are new updates in Boeing's turnaround plan, and we'll introduce you to the youngest athletes set to compete for Team USA in Paris. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider Thanks to our sponsors: Visit BetterHelp.com/NEWSWORTHY today to get 10% off your first month Receive 50% off your first order when you visit HiyaHealth.com/NEWSWORTHY To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:02

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New SCOTUS Rulings, Hurricane Beryl & ‘Inside Out 2’ Hits $1B - Monday, July 1, 2024

7/1/2024
The news to know for Monday, July 1, 2024! What to know about noe one - but three - of the latest Supreme Court decisions that could have big impacts. Also, what American voters are saying about President Biden’s future: should he be replaced in the race for the White House? Plus, what to know about the first major hurricane of the season, expert tips for travel this holiday week, and highlights from the BET Awards (including a tribute to Usher and Will Smith's return).... Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider Thanks to our sponsors: Visit BetterHelp.com/NEWSWORTHY today to get 10% off your first month Receive 50% off your first orde when you visit HiyaHealth.com/NEWSWORTHY. To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:32

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Special Edition: Biden’s ‘Trainwreck’ & Trump’s Lies

6/29/2024
President Biden and former President Trump came face to face this week for the first time in four years – on CNN’s debate stage. Now it’s all about the reactions to their performances and what comes next leading up to Election Day in November. In this Special Edition, we’re talking with two political strategists – a Republican and a Democrat – about what went down on stage in Atlanta and what they think the campaigns should do next. Learn more about our guests: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Become an INSIDER for ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider This episode was sponsored by: Shop the SKIMS T-Shirt Shop at SKIMS.com. Now available in sizes XXS - 4X. Get 50% off, plus 20% off your next two months on the #1 meal kit for eating well at GreenChef.com/newsworthy50 To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to sales@advertisecast.com #Biden #Trump #Debate

Duration:00:20:29

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First Debate Takeaways, Bibles in Schools & Bronny Joins LeBron- Friday, June 28, 2024

6/28/2024
The news to know for Friday, June 28, 2024! We'll bring you the top takeaways from the first presidential debate of the 2024 election season. Also, we'll explain a rare case in which law enforcement officials are being held accountable for a school shooting and a controversial decision to bring the bible into public schools. Plus, we'll tell you what the CDC is saying about the next round of Covid-19 vaccines, how a court decision could reshape how fans watch the country's most popular sport, and a father-son duo making history in the NBA. Those stories and more news to know in about 10 minutes! See sources: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes Sign-up for our bonus weekly email: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/email Get The NewsWorthy merch here: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/merch Become an INSIDER and get ad-free episodes: https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider Thanks to our sponsors: Shop the SKIMS T-Shirt Shop at SKIMS.com. Now available in sizes XXS - 4X. Get 50% off, plus 20% off your next two months on the #1 meal kit for eating well at GreenChef.com/newsworthy50 To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to libsynads@libsyn.com

Duration:00:13:35