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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


Wednesday, December 14: Snapchat adds group chat

12/14/2016
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Group chat and Shazam on Snapchat | Civilians executed by victorious Syrian forces | Ceasefire in Aleppo | ISIS responsible for Egypt attack | Kasich vetoes ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, approves 20-week law | Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against abortion restrictions | Trump announces Rex Tillerson pick | Montana congressman Zinke for interior secretary | Energy secretary pick Rick Perry wanted to scrap the department | Trump meets with Kanye | Kanye debriefs on Twitter | Biden out […]

Duration: 00:05:56


Tuesday, December 13: Squid and chips the new reality in Britain

12/13/2016
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Squid replacing cod | McConnell supports investigation into Russian hacking | Tillerson is the pick for secretary of state | Rick Perry for energy secretary | Trump tweets out plans for his business | Electors want intelligence briefings about Russia | Hillary campaign supports that | Recount efforts fizzle out | Former congressman gets 10 years for corruption | Fiorina for director of national intelligence? | Obama picks new office location | Lockheed Martin stock tumbles after […]

Duration: 00:05:58


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


Thursday, December 8: Michael Jordan wins rights to his name in Chinese

12/8/2016
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Company can’t use Chinese version of MJ’s name | Two youths charged with arson in Tennessee wildfire | 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack | Dozens killed in plane crash in Pakistan | Death toll surpasses 100 in Indonesia earthquake | Trump is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ | Michigan recount won’t continue | White House condemns Duterte in wake of Trump comments | Fossil fuel ally chosen to head up […]

Duration: 00:06:02


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


Tuesday, November 29: ‘Xenophobia’ declared word of the year

11/29/2016
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‘Xenophobia’ is Dictionary.com’s word of the year | Deadly plane crash in Colombia | Attack at Ohio State | Motive under investigation | Dylann Roof will defend himself in court | Government forces take control of eastern Aleppo | South Korean president lets parliament decide her future | Nazi guard loses appeal | Trump wins Michigan | Jill Stein begins process for Pennsylvania recount | Four-year high approval rating for Obama | Congressman named secretary of health […]

Duration: 00:05:59


Monday, November 28: Chance the Rapper working on debut album

11/28/2016
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Chance album | Fidel Castro dies | Mixed response | Trudeau takes heat for laudatory statement | Evacuation ordered for Standing Rock | Roof mentally fit for trial | Nikki Haley for UN ambassador | DeVos picked for education secretary | Billionaire investor for commerce secretary | Conway not onboard with Romney | Hillary’s popular vote lead passes two million | Jill Stein fundraises for recount | Wisconsin recount will be held | Clinton campaign will participate | Trump rails against...

Duration: 00:05:59


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


Tuesday, November 22: Raiders win NFL’s first Mexico game since 2005

11/22/2016
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NFL in Mexico | Pope allows priests to forgive abortions | Earthquake and tsunami in familiar territory in Japan | Record highs for three major stock market indices | Water cannons used against protesters in freezing temperatures | Deadly school bus crash in Tennessee | Death toll at 146 in India train crash | ISIS attack in Kabul | Seven arrested for terrorist plot in France | Trump gives video update on transition | ‘Hamilton’ […]

Duration: 00:06:01


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


Thursday, November 17: Pluto has a subsurface ocean

11/17/2016
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Water on Pluto | Twitter suspends alt-right accounts | Obama awards his final Medals of Freedom | Bob Dylan won’t attend Nobel ceremony | Minnesota officer that killed Castile charged with manslaughter | New York bombing suspect indicted | Three sentenced for trying to join ISIS | Schumer and McConnell elected leaders of the Senate | Pelosi running for minority leader again | Nikki Haley for secretary of state? | Conflicts of interest for Giuliani | Ivana […]

Duration: 00:06:02


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

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