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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!

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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English


Episodes

Stock Market Rally, Macy’s Parade Changes & Beyoncé Makes History- Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

11/25/2020
The news to know for Wednesday, November 25th, 2020! We'll tell you about: more battleground states certifying vote countswhy the stock market hit a record highthe major pharmaceutical company pleading guilty to criminal chargeswhat will be different and the same at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Beyoncé making history at the Grammy's, even before winners are announced Scotland becoming the first country to offer an everyday item for free what type of drink Queen Elizabeth is...

Duration:00:11:15

Transition Officially Begins, GM Recall & New TikTok Rival- Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

11/24/2020
The news to know for Tuesday, November 24th, 2020! We have updates about: the Trump administration acknowledging Biden as the "apparent winner," clearing the way for his transition teamwhat's familiar and brand new about Biden's just-revealed leadership teamhow President Trump and the first lady are keeping some holiday traditions alivea major vehicle recallNBA players meeting with the popea social media platform going after TikTok and launching a new daily lottery Those stories and more...

Duration:00:14:34

Election Latest, More Vaccine Results & Double World Records- Monday, November 23rd, 2020

11/23/2020
The news to know for Monday, November 23rd, 2020! What to know about: the next steps in the presidential elections process: where votes are now being certified, recounted, and challenged in courtthe coronavirus breaking new records ahead of the holidaya COVID-19 treatment that could help some patientsa new tool for climate scientiststhe NFL celebrating a historic firstwho broke two world records in one hour Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see...

Duration:00:14:52

Special Edition: Holiday Spending Habits & New Year Planning

11/21/2020
The holiday shopping season is here and the new year is right around the corner, so today we’re talking about building better money habits. We discuss holiday shopping, planning for financial success in 2021, and why it might be harder for millennials financially than other generations. Today’s episode is brought to you by JUST Egg and MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy Be sure to tune-in again each weekday (M-F) for our regular episodes to get quick, unbiased news roundups in ~10 minutes! Get...

Duration:00:14:34

Eye on Electors, Stimulus Payment Deadline & Buzzfeed Buys HuffPost- Friday, November 20th, 2020

11/20/2020
The news to know for Friday, November 20th, 2020! What to know about: Georgia's recount resultshow President Trump's team is said to be going beyond lawsuits to keep challenging the election outcomesome of the strongest warnings yet from the nation's top health agency about Thanksgivinga little good news in the fight against HIVtwo digital media companies joining forcesa sanctuary on a mission to protect millions of animals Those stories and more in around 10 minutes! Head to...

Duration:00:12:14

Ballot Recount 2.0, 737 MAX Cleared to Fly & Wonder Woman Release - Thursday, November 19th, 2020

11/19/2020
The news to know for Thursday, November 19th, 2020! We're talking about: another encouraging update about a COVID-19 vaccinethe rise in cases, deaths, and first-of-their-kind restrictionswhat to expect in Georgia's recount results todayanother state starting a recount being paid for by President Trump's teamBoeing's grounded MAX jets getting the all-clear to fly againnew payments from Apple to settle the so-called "battery gate" which celebrity was crowned People Magazine's Sexiest Man...

Duration:00:14:07

U.S. Troop Drawdown, First At-Home Covid Test & NBA Draft- Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

11/18/2020
The news to know for Wednesday, November 18th, 2020! We'll tell you about: a new plan to bring U.S. troops home from the Middle East and why not everyone is happy about itwhy President Trump just fired a top cybersecurity officialthe first FDA-approved coronavirus test you can use completely at homeAmazon shaking up the pharmacy industry with its latest launchthe NBA's first virtual draft Those stories and more in about 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news...

Duration:00:14:02

2nd Promising Vaccine, Boy Scout Abuse Claims & March Madness Plan - Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

11/17/2020
The news to know for Tuesday, November 17th, 2020! We have updates about: initial data from another COVID-19 vaccine trial: which one is looking good and what we still don't know about it yetJoe Biden saying he needs Trump's help and the reaction to his requestplans for next year's March Madnesswhat a deal between a movie studio and theater chain means for youhow you can have a say in deciding a baby panda's name Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.TheNewsWorthy.com...

Duration:00:11:11

Stay-at-Home Orders, Al Qaeda Leader Killed & History-Making Masters- Monday, November 16th, 2020

11/16/2020
The news to know for Monday, November 16th, 2020! What to know about: states issuing new restrictions and stay-at-home orders because of COVID-19 the two things a top expert says need to happen to get back to normal life by springa top Al Qaeda leader reportedly being killedanother named storm expected to make landfall as soon as tonighta record-breaking win at The Mastersa woman making history inside the MLBhow New York City's Christmas tree lighting will be different this year Those...

Duration:00:10:39

Special Edition: How to Disagree & Still Get Along

11/14/2020
After such a close election, political conversations around the holidays (and really, anytime) can be stressful and heated. So today, you’ll learn how to have better conversations, even when you disagree. Our guest expert walks you through the best way to talk about politics so you can have more understanding and fewer arguments. It is possible to discuss controversial topics without losing your cool or your relationships. She also shares why these sometimes tough conversations are so...

Duration:00:12:53

‘Most Secure’ Election, Local Vaccine Plans & Super Bowl Halftime Show- Friday, November 13th, 2020

11/13/2020
The news to know for Friday, November 13th, 2020! What to know about: President Trump's latest allegations of voter fraudhow cybersecurity experts in the Trump administration are calling the presidential election the "most secure in American history"health departments around the country prepping their vaccination plansanother historic rocket launch from SpaceXa throwback video game making a comebackthe next Super Bowl halftime show headliner Those stories and more in around 10...

Duration:00:14:40

Swing State Recount, Mask Guidance Change & Masters Begins- Thursday, November 12th, 2020

11/12/2020
The news to know for Thursday, November 12th, 2020! We're talking about: the latest update about election results: which state has now been called for President Trumpthe new announcement from President-elect Bidena change from the CDC as it cites new evidence masks may be even more beneficial than originally thoughthow to fix Ring doorbells that can be a fire riskthe biggest golf tournament of the yearchanges to this year's open enrollment All that and more in around 10 minutes... Head...

Duration:00:14:39

All Eyes on Georgia, Veterans Day & Fireballs in the Sky - Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

11/11/2020
The news to know for Wednesday, November 11th, 2020! We'll tell you about: U.S. Senate races in Georgia: why the winners there mean so much for Congress and the country in 2021the expected timeline for a COVID-19 vaccinehow the U.S. is honoring military veterans this Veterans Dayanother named storm in this record hurricane seasonwhy you may want to look at the sky this weekwhat to expect from country music's biggest night Those stories and more in about 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast...

Duration:00:13:12

Vaccine 90% Effective, Obamacare’s Future & Hyperloop Human Test- Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

11/10/2020
The news to know for Tuesday, November 10th, 2020! We have updates about: promising results from one COVID-19 vaccine and how officials say this could be a turning point in the pandemicnew lawsuits from the Trump campaign that challenge the results of the electionthe U.S. Supreme Court weighing the future of Obamacarea milestone for a futuristic transportation systemtwo athletes defying the odds and breaking barriers Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.TheNewsWorthy.com...

Duration:00:14:15

Biden Plans Presidency, Trump Legal Challenges & RIP Alex Trebek- Monday, November 9th, 2020

11/9/2020
The news to know for Monday, November 9th, 2020! What to know about: President-elect Biden's plans for his first few days in officewhy President Trump says the race isn't over yetthe presidential race results and transition process from herefans mourning the death of an iconic game show hostTesla making good on an April Fools' Day jokeStarbucks bringing back holiday cups with a new slogan Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to...

Duration:00:14:21

NEWS UPDATE: Biden Wins, Trump Won’t Concede

11/7/2020
This Saturday, November 7th, 2020, we are taking the rare step of putting out a short news update because every major news outlet has called the 2020 presidential race for Joe Biden. Be sure to tune-in again each weekday (M-F) for our regular episodes to get quick, unbiased news roundups in ~10 minutes! Sources: Joe Biden Elected President: AP, NBC News, WSJ, WaPo, Biden Statement, Trump Statement Why AP Called the Race: AP

Duration:00:04:16

Special Edition: Two Takes on Election Aftermath

11/7/2020
It's the weekend after Election Day, so today you’ll hear analysis from two different political strategists, one Democrat and one Republican. We discuss how they’re feeling about the presidential race right now, what they make of President Trump’s legal challenges and claims, what they think this election says about America, and much more... This episode is brought to you by JUST Egg and Apostrophe.com (Listen for the discount code) Be sure to tune-in again each weekday (M-F) for our...

Duration:01:57:36

Waiting on a Winner, New Coronavirus Milestones & Pac-12 Returns- Friday, November 6th, 2020

11/6/2020
The news to know for Friday, November 6th, 2020! What to know about: each presidential candidate's possible path to victory as we wait to learn a winnerthe status of each race still counting ballotswhere President Trump's legal challenges standupdates on the pandemic and a vaccinemore college football beginninga luxury car company going all-electricApple's latest iPhone updatenew Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Those stories and more in around 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see...

Duration:00:10:58

Vote Counts Continue, More Congress Diversity & Election Comforts- Thursday, November 5th, 2020

11/5/2020
The news to know for Thursday, November 5th, 2020! We're talking about: how more states have called projected winners in the presidential race legal challenges that could mean it still might not be over even if a winner is declared the balance of power in the House and Senate how Joe Biden set a new election record which Google searches spiked on election night an explanation of the electoral college All that and more in around 10 minutes... Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to...

Duration:00:11:02

Election Results Roundup, Record Gun Sales & Baby Shark Milestone- Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

11/4/2020
The news to know for Wednesday, November 4th, 2020! We'll tell you about: where things stand the morning after Election Daywhich key swing states both Trump and Biden have won so far & what to watch for nextthe one thing both parties can celebratehow the U.S. left a major international agreement at midnightgun sales soaringwhy robots disappeared from some retail storesLinkedIn's newest tool to help you change careers Those stories and more in about 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast...

Duration:00:10:33