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Rooster runs you through each day's news items (about 35 of them). It includes all the major stuff, but also plenty of 'good to know' bits. Rooster will tell you the essentials of each story, and then it's on to the next. The idea is to get you informed in all genres of news quickly each morning. Production: Neal Rothschild Voice: Chloe Hannan Artwork: Chelsey Eichler and Hannah Weiner Music: Jacob Stolz

Rooster runs you through each day's news items (about 35 of them). It includes all the major stuff, but also plenty of 'good to know' bits. Rooster will tell you the essentials of each story, and then it's on to the next. The idea is to get you informed in all genres of news quickly each morning. Production: Neal Rothschild Voice: Chloe Hannan Artwork: Chelsey Eichler and Hannah Weiner Music: Jacob Stolz
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Rooster runs you through each day's news items (about 35 of them). It includes all the major stuff, but also plenty of 'good to know' bits. Rooster will tell you the essentials of each story, and then it's on to the next. The idea is to get you informed in all genres of news quickly each morning. Production: Neal Rothschild Voice: Chloe Hannan Artwork: Chelsey Eichler and Hannah Weiner Music: Jacob Stolz

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Episodes

Monday, December 19: Farewell

12/19/2016
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China seizes American naval drone | FBI agrees with CIA conclusions about Russian hacking | Obama warns Russia | Hillary says Putin has ‘personal beef’ | Senators calling for cybercrime committee | Podesta rips FBI | NC governor signs bill to limit successor’s power | Election day for 538 electors | Majority of Republicans believe Trump won popular vote | Washington Post’s Trump tweet fact-checking tool | Hardliner named ambassador to Israel | Mulvaney will head budget […]

Duration:00:06:01

Friday, December 16: Spider species named for ‘Harry Potter’ sorting hat

12/16/2016
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Spider species named Eriovixia gryffindori | Facebook announces measures to fight fake news | Three-parent fertilization approved in the UK | Dylann Roof convicted on all charges | Milwaukee cop charged in fatal shooting | Craig Sager dead at 65 | USA Gymnastics ignored sexual abuse of 368 athletes | Ceasefire holding as Aleppo evacuates | Evidence of explosives found in EgyptAir crash | Obama vows to act against Russia | White House explains why […]

Duration:00:05:59

Thursday, December 15: Ringling Bros. picks first female ringmaster

12/15/2016
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First female ringmaster | Short-lived peace in Aleppo | Putin believed to have had active role in election hacks | Duterte admits to having killed people | Syrian president likes Trump’s terrorism talk | At long last, interest rates get a bump | More than a billion accounts affected in Yahoo hack | Tech giants meet with Trump | Twitter excluded over #CrookedHillary emoji squabble | Elon Musk among executives in Trump’s advisory […]

Duration:00:06:00

Monday, December 12: Lamar Jackson becomes youngest Heisman winner

12/12/2016
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Lamar Jackson wins the Heisman | CIA concludes that Russia sought to get Trump elected | Trump dismisses it | Obama calls for investigation into Russian hacking | China flies bomber in show of force to Trump | Trump says no thanks to daily intelligence briefings | Tillerson reported to be likely choice for secretary of state | Giuliani won’t work in Trump administration | Christie wanted attorney general, turned down […]

Duration:00:05:57

Friday, December 9: Pantone’s color of 2017: greenery

12/9/2016
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‘Greenery’ chosen as Pantone’s color of 2017 | John Glenn dead at 95 | Dinosaur tail preserved in amber | Giraffes in danger of extinction | Supreme Court allows execution of Alabama inmate | Request for mistrial in Dylann Roof case denied | Roof’s mother suffered heart attack | Surgeon general warns against vaping | Fast food exec chosen to be labor secretary | Hillary warns about fake news | Trump makes ‘thank you’ stop […]

Duration:00:06:00

Wednesday, December 7: Beyoncé leads Grammy nominations

12/7/2016
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Nine nominations for Beyoncé | Supreme Court rules in favor of Samsung in Apple dispute | Conflicting rulings in Michigan over recount | Joe McKnight shooter charged with manslaughter | Refrigerator the cause of Oakland warehouse fire? | Head of Bolivian airline detained | General John Kelly likely the choice for homeland security | Trump sold his stocks | Trump calls out Boeing for Air Force One costs | Boeing responds | Son of Trump […]

Duration:00:06:02

Friday, December 2: Full-size Titanic replica in China

12/2/2016
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Titanic as a theme-park attraction | Schultz will step down as Starbucks CEO | Mexico’s central bank chief leaving | UN apologizes for not containing cholera outbreak in Haiti | US-led coalition reveals 54 more civilian deaths | Bolivian airline suspended | Pilot bypassed refueling stop | James Mattis chosen for secretary of defense | Senate votes to extend Iran sanctions | Obama in favor of women being required to register for draft | […]

Duration:00:06:00

Thursday, December 1: Smoking banned in public housing

12/1/2016
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No smoking in public housing | Colombia finally completes FARC peace deal | Oil prices soar as OPEC decides to curb production | Police officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott won’t be charged | Airplane in Colombia crash ran out of fuel | Four more killed in Tennessee fires | Scientists warn about melting Antarctic ice shelf | Increase in Amazon deforestation | Nancy Pelosi keeps House Democratic leadership post | Sarah Palin […]

Duration:00:06:00

Wednesday, November 30: World’s oldest person turns 117

11/30/2016
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Italian woman hits 117 | Brazilian soccer team wiped out in plane crash | Six survived | Opponent offers championship trophy | Ohio State attacker suspected to have been inspired by ISIS | Mnuchin tapped for treasury secretary | Chao for transportation | Ross for commerce | Verma for Medicare and Medicaid | Dinner with Mitt | Trump calls for punishment for flag burners | Trump’s victory lap will begin in Cincy on Thursday | Carrier agrees to keep […]

Duration:00:06:02

Wednesday, November 23: The NHL’s newest team: Vegas Golden Knights

11/23/2016
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Las Vegas’s new hockey team | Trump Foundation violated ‘self-dealing’ rule | Judge strikes down Obama’s overtime pay rule | Trump meets with The New York Times | Disavows the alt-right, comments on climate agreements, prefers the popular vote | Says the president can’t have a conflict of interest | Doesn’t plan to prosecute Hillary | Ben Carson offered secretary of housing and urban development job | Group claims a recount is necessary […]

Duration:00:06:00

Monday, November 21: Mysterious foam consumes Santa Clara

11/21/2016
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Foam blob | Trump picks Sessions for attorney general | Pompeo and Flynn tapped for CIA and NSA | Trump settles for $25 million in Trump U case | And tweets that he would have won the case | Pence attends ‘Hamilton’, prompting a post-show speech | Trump unhappy with address | Melania and Barron won’t move into the White House right away | Trump still not happy with SNL | Police officer […]

Duration:00:05:57

Friday, November 18: Harambe’s Cincinnati Zoo barrier was outdated

11/18/2016
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Barrier at Cincinnati Zoo wasn’t up to standards | Spy chief stepping down | Kushner will work at the White House | Trump’s children won’t | Flynn offered National Security Adviser job | Newt won’t be in the cabinet | Romney for secretary of state? | Pelosi will be challenged for Democratic House leadership | Kaine won’t run for president in 2020 | Trump claims credit for Ford decision | Trump victory tour | Obama talks about […]

Duration:00:05:58

Wednesday, November 16: The Rock named ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

11/16/2016
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The Rock is the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ | Companies building DAP ask federal court for approval | West Virginia mayor resigns over comment about FLOTUS | Liberal senators call out Trump for staff choices | Senator files legislation to do away with electoral college | Trump now a big proponent of the electoral college | Trump transition slowed by internal inertia | Ben Carson doesn’t want Trump administration job | Attorney […]

Duration:00:06:00

Tuesday, November 15: This year ‘very likely’ to be the hottest on record

11/15/2016
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This year is a hot one | SEC chairwoman will step down | Gwen Ifill dead at 61 | Increased crime rate against Muslims | Trump-Putin phone call | Obama’s last trip abroad | Obama talks Trump presidency | Obama says Trump is down with NATO | Mnuchin recommended for Treasury secretary | Giuliani for secretary of state? | Outrage over Bannon hiring | Hillary wins New Hampshire | Ellison running for DNC chair | Sit-in at Chuck Schumer’s office | Senator’s night […]

Duration:00:05:59

Monday, November 14: The closest moon since 1948

11/14/2016
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Closest full moon in 68 years | Trump may amend, not repeal Obamacare | Trump says undocumented immigrants with criminal pasts will be deported | Trump plans to forego salary | Mike Pence will head up transition | Christie is in Trump’s doghouse | Steve Bannon will be chief strategist | Reince Priebus named chief of staff | Ingraham as press secretary? | Lewandowski shuffles away from CNN, back to Trumpland | Hillary’s popular vote […]

Duration:00:06:01

Friday, November 11: La Niña has arrived

11/11/2016
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Beginning of La Niña weather patterns | Trump and Obama meet in the Oval Office | Press secretary says that it wasn’t so bad | Obama welcomes the Cavaliers | Russia says it had contact with the Trump campaign | Press kept off of Trump’s flight to DC | Trump plans to have a White House press corps | Giuliani for attorney general? | Steve Bannon as chief of staff? | Palin in […]

Duration:00:06:02

Wednesday, November 9: Donald Trump elected president

11/9/2016
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Trump’s improbable win | Hillary concedes in phone call to Trump | Republicans keep control of the Senate | Decisive Trump win, but Hillary may have the popular vote | Markets plunge | Peso nosedives | Canadian immigration site crashes | Cortez Masto will be the first Latina US senator | Harris the second black female senator | Former undocumented immigrant elected to Congress | First Somali-American legislator | Weed legalized in three states | Susan B. Anthony grave […]

Duration:00:06:01

Tuesday, November 8: Stone tablet bearing Ten Commandments up for auction

11/8/2016
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Oldest Ten Commandments stone tablet will be sold | Trump and Hillary make their closing arguments | Hillary leads in final polls | DOJ deploying election monitors | Pennsylvania judge rules in favor of Trump volunteers | LAX shooter sentenced to life in prison | Jury selection postponed in Dylan Roof trial | Robert Durst pleads not guilty | More grisly discoveries on South Carolina property | Woman pushed in front of NYC […]

Duration:00:05:59

Monday, November 7: Cubs parade was the 7th-largest human gathering

11/7/2016
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Cubs parade draws 5 million | FBI won’t recommend charges against Hillary | Trump rushed off stage in Nevada scare | Hillary’s final campaign stops | Trump’s last rallies | Trump prevented by campaign from using Twitter | Trump twists Obama moment | Christie aides found guilty | Rolling Stone culpable for defamation | Offensive on Raqqa launched | Iraqi forces make progress in Mosul | Dozens arrested in London demonstration | Angry protests in Hong Kong | Thousands in South […]

Duration:00:06:02

Friday, November 4: Mark Zuckerberg lost $3.7 billion in one day

11/4/2016
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Rough day for Zuck | Paris climate agreement takes effect | Parliament must sign off on Brexit | Good day for the pound | Bad day for US stocks | South Korean president offers tearful apology | Mediterranean migrant shipwreck kills 240 | Two US troops killed in Afghanistan | Harvard soccer’s season canceled over ‘scouting reports’ | Record fine for Penn State | FBI likely won’t complete email review by election | Melania stands against social […]

Duration:00:05:58