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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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Episodes

Dozens Found Dead in Texas, NATO Summit Begins, January 6 Has a Surprise Hearing

6/28/2022
At least 46 people, believed to be migrants, were found dead in a trailer in San Antonio, Texas. The January 6 panel announces a new surprise hearing. And NATO leaders meet in Spain, as Russia continues to pose a threat to the alliance.

Duration:00:13:21

Monday, June 27, 2022

6/27/2022
The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade creates tensions between states. The Group of Seven leaders meet in Germany focusing on the ways to counter Russia and China. And as G7 leaders meet, Russian missiles strike western Ukraine.

Duration:00:13:22

How Two Women's Views of Abortion Changed

6/26/2022
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion. Today, we're thinking about abortion on a personal level. And we'll listen to two women whose views on the matter have changed because of their own experiences.

Duration:00:29:18

Saturday, June 25, 2022

6/25/2022
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday officially overturned Roe v. Wade, voting along ideological lines. What does it say about the court as an institution and where it's headed? In some states with so-called "trigger laws," abortion was banned immediately — we bring you the view from one of them. And — the latest on the January 6th hearings.

Duration:00:14:10

Friday June 24, 2022

6/24/2022
The Senate passes a gun control bill and sends it to the House. The Supreme Court strikes down New York's law restricting concealed carrying of guns. And a recap of Thursday's House Jan. 6 hearing which focused on former President Trump's pressure on the Justice Department to help him stay in office.

Duration:00:13:30

Thursday June 23, 2022

6/23/2022
The Jan. 6 hearing will outline pressure on the DOJ to help overturn the election. The death toll continues to climb after the earthquake in southeastern Afghanistan. President Biden will attend the upcoming G7 and NATO summits.

Duration:00:13:20

Wednesday 22, June 2022

6/22/2022
A bipartisan gun safety bill appears poised to pass the Senate, possibly breaking gridlock in Congress on guns that has lasted years. The Federal Reserve Chairman testifies on inflation. And the January 6 panel reveals evidence of former President Trump's pressure campaign on state officials.

Duration:00:14:31

January 6 Panel Reconvenes, Ukraine's Eastern Front, Crypto Security Flaws

6/21/2022
The House Jan. 6 committee reconvenes for another public hearing. Russia appears close to capturing a key Ukrainian city in the eastern part of the country. And crypto-currency could be vulnerable to security threats.

Duration:00:13:18

Monday June 20th, 2022

6/20/2022
Colombia has elected its first leftist President - Gustavo Petro. The COVID vaccine rollout for children under five begins this week across the United States. And what's behind Congresswoman Elise Stefanik's two tales of democracy.

Duration:00:13:00

Emancipation Through Poetry

6/19/2022
In the summer of 2020, as protests against racism spread throughout the country, former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith began to view her work differently. She started seeing her own poetry as part of something bigger, a continuation of generations of Black poets who had used their words as proof of their own humanity for centuries. In honor of Juneteenth, Tracy K. Smith shares some of her favorite works from Black poets as well as one of her own. You can read more poetry from Tracy K....

Duration:00:23:31

Saturday, June 18, 2022

6/18/2022
Over the course of its hearings this month, the House select committee on January 6th has expanded their argument that former President Trump not only broke norms, but broke the law. And, fighting in Ukraine continues in the eastern part of the country, but also in the southeast. Also Yellowstone National Park remains closed after unprecedented flooding, with peak visitor season just getting started.

Duration:00:14:47

Friday, June 17, 2022

6/17/2022
A recap of the 3rd hearing by the House Jan. 6 panel. There's a bit of good news coming out of research into long COVID. And Americans support student loan forgiveness, but would rather rein in costs.

Duration:00:13:49

Thursday, June 16, 2022

6/16/2022
The January 6 panel today looks at how President Trump pressured Mike Pence to reject the 2020 election results. As Russia tightens hold of Ukraine's Donbas region, civilians are evacuating the only home they've ever known. And the Federal Reserve announced a ¾ percent interest rate hike.

Duration:00:14:02

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

6/15/2022
Four states held primaries, with key races in South Carolina and Nevada. The Fed may announce another sharp jump in borrowing costs. Ukraine requests that more heavy weapons be sent — and fast. NPR is doing its annual survey to better understand how listeners like you spend time with podcasts. Please help us out by completing a short, anonymous survey at npr.org/podcastsurvey . We would really appreciate your help to support NPR podcasts.

Duration:00:14:14

January 6th Hearing Recap, Covid-19 Pediatric Vaccines, Nevada Primaries

6/14/2022
The House committee investigating the attack on the Capitol says former President Donald Trump misled campaign donors by using election lies to raise $250 million dollars after he lost in 2020. The FDA is expected to approve covid vaccines for the youngest children. And Nevada is one of four states holding primaries today.

Duration:00:13:57

Monday, June 13, 2022

6/13/2022
A bipartisan group of senators say they have reached a deal on gun-related measures intended to prevent future shootings like the one in Uvalde, Texas. The House Committee investigating the January 6th attack hears from former a Trump campaign manager today. And the latest on Russia's assault in eastern Ukraine. NPR is doing its annual survey to better understand how listeners like you spend time with podcasts. Please help us out by completing a short, anonymous survey at...

Duration:00:13:54

Benching the Patriarchy: 50 Years of Title IX

6/12/2022
Fifty years ago, Title IX banned discrimination based on sex in educational institutions. College sports had to change. Host and former NPR correspondent Emily Harris presents the story of coach Jody Runge, who drove that change in the women's basketball team at the University of Oregon, which is a powerhouse today. Harris teamed up with audio journalist Ida Hardin to report this story.

Duration:00:54:04

Saturday, June 11, 2022

6/11/2022
This week saw the first in a series of public presentations from the House committee investigating the January 6th attack: what were the key takeaways, and what's next? Thousands are expected to protest around the country today in support of gun safety laws. And, as inflation skyrockets, how is the housing market affected?

Duration:00:15:10

Friday, June 10, 2022

6/10/2022
January 6 committee hearings focus on former President Donald Trump's responsibility for the violent attack. The US sets limits on what weapons it provides Ukraine. And Russia's invasion has disrupted farming, and its blockade on the Black Sea has prevented any grain from leaving the country.

Duration:00:14:30

Thursday, June 9, 2022

6/9/2022
The panel investigating the January 6 attack shares its findings in a televised primetime hearing. The US seeks private funds for immigration issues. And a fraught Supreme Court readies the most high-profile rulings of its term. NPR is doing its annual survey to better understand how listeners like you spend time with podcasts. Please help us out by completing a short, anonymous survey at npr.org/podcast survey

Duration:00:14:18