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This is how the news should sound. Fifteen minutes a day, five days a week. Only what you want to know and none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Ready by 6 a.m.

This is how the news should sound. Fifteen minutes a day, five days a week. Only what you want to know and none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Ready by 6 a.m.
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This is how the news should sound. Fifteen minutes a day, five days a week. Only what you want to know and none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Ready by 6 a.m.

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Episodes

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

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Student debt levels are soaring — and so are defaults on educational loans. A New York Times investigation found that some creditors are taking extreme measures to get paid. In many cases, those measures are costing people the jobs they need to pay back the loans they took out to get those jobs in the first place. Guests: Jessica Silver-Greenberg, a business reporter for The Times; Shannon Otto, who had her nursing license suspended after she fell behind on loan payments. For more...

Duration: 00:20:38


Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

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Republican lawmakers have reached a deal on their sweeping tax bill, and they are on track to send it to President Trump by Christmas. Why has such an unpopular plan moved so swiftly through Congress? And the Federal Communications Commission is expected to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules today. What would the modern internet look like without such regulation? Guests: Jim Tankersley, who has been covering the tax bill for The New York Times; Kevin Roose, who writes about the internet....

Duration: 00:24:51


Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

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Voters in Alabama have elected Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, to the Senate, rejecting the scandal-plagued Roy Moore and giving Democrats a rare victory in a staunchly conservative state. That cuts the Republican majority in the Senate to just one seat. Guest: Jonathan Martin, a national political correspondent for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:22:48


Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

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Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, has built a legal and political career as a conservative crusader and a man of faith. As voters head to the polls on Tuesday, those early battles may shield him from the sexual misconduct allegations that have made the race a close one. Guests: Alan Blinder, a New York Times correspondent based in Atlanta; Bill Willard, a lawyer in Gadsden, Ala. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:20:10


Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

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One day before the polls open in the Alabama special election, many are asking whether voters will find it harder to support Roy Moore or a Democrat. And we take a look at James O’Keefe, the newly emboldened conservative provocateur famous for trying to use secret recordings to embarrass liberals and journalists. Guests: Jonathan Martin, who is covering the Alabama Senate race; Kenneth P. Vogel, who writes about the confluence of money, politics and influence. For more information on today’s...

Duration: 00:24:50


Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

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Senator Al Franken, a Democrat, reluctantly announced on Thursday that he would resign, even as he denied accusations of sexual misconduct. What does it tell us that his own party pushed for him to step down? Guest: Yamiche Alcindor, a national reporter for The New York Times who has been covering accusations of sexual harassment in Congress. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily

Duration: 00:19:52


Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

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The Arab world was agreed that by officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, President Trump has sabotaged the chance of peace between Israel and the Palestinians. But had Arab leaders given up on the Palestinians long ago? And we hear what it’s like to visit the most powerful figure in the Arab world: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. Guests: Anne Barnard, the Beirut bureau chief of The New York Times; Thomas L. Friedman, a Times opinion columnist. For more information on today’s...

Duration: 00:24:58


Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

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President Trump has said that a peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians would be the “ultimate deal.” But he is now putting that prospect at risk for the sake of a campaign promise. We also look at the carefully constructed apparatus that provided Harvey Weinstein with cover as accusations of sexual misconduct piled up. Guests: Mark Landler, a White House correspondent for The New York Times; Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the Times reporters who broke the story about the sexual misconduct...

Duration: 00:31:40


Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

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A baker in Colorado refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. After he was charged with discrimination, he argued that his First Amendment right to free speech was being violated. The case is now going to the Supreme Court. Guests: Jack Phillips, the baker; Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:18:31


Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

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With less than a month from proposal to passage, the Republicans rushed their tax plan through the Senate with a flurry of last-minute side deals and a 2 a.m. vote. What else made it into the bill, besides tax cuts, and how could the measure reshape American society? Guests: Jim Tankersley, who has been covering the tax bill for The New York Times; Peter S. Goodman, an economics correspondent for The Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:22:04


Special Edition: Flynn Pleads Guilty

12/1/2017
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Michael Flynn pleaded guilty this morning to lying to the F.B.I., and said he’s cooperating with the Mueller investigation. What does it tell us that prosecutors have a former senior member of the Trump White House on their side? Plus: Republicans race toward a tax vote. Guest: Michael S. Schmidt, an investigative reporter for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:14:42


Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

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On Thursday, the Republican tax bill seemed to have all the momentum it needed. But a vote was delayed after a report found the calculations were off by a trillion dollars. Also, the White House has a plan to replace the secretary of state with the head of the C.I.A., and the head of the C.I.A. with a sitting senator. Guests: Jim Tankersley, who covers taxes and the economy for The New York Times; Peter Baker, The Times’s chief White House correspondent. For more information on today’s...

Duration: 00:21:10


Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

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President Trump is playing a major role in shaping the Republican tax plan. So what is a businessman who ran as a populist fighting for? Also, the president shared videos on Twitter from a fringe ultranationalist group, and the move was condemned by the British prime minister. Guests: Jim Tankersley, who covers taxes and the economy for The Times; Dan Bilefsky, a Times reporter based in London. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:22:40


Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

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The United States government set aside $5 million for the families of civilian casualties from the war on the Islamic State. There have been thousands of civilian casualties. So why has the money gone untouched? Guest: Azmat Khan, an investigative reporter who spent the past year looking into civilian casualties in the war on the Islamic State. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:20:14


Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

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On Monday morning, two rival bosses showed up for work at the government’s top consumer financial watchdog — one a holdover from the Obama administration, the other a rushed temporary appointee of President Trump’s. We look at the messy public fight for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Guest: Gary Rivlin, a former New York Times reporter who is an Investigative Fund fellow at the Nation Institute. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:21:07


Monday, Nov.27, 2017

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With President Trump nearing the end of his first year in office, the next few weeks could be crucial for his presidency. We also look at how a string of armed robberies in Michigan and Ohio has led to what could be the most important case on electronic privacy to go before the Supreme Court. Guests: Maggie Haberman, White House correspondent; Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:17:22


Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

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Robert Mugabe has been the leader of Zimbabwe as long as there has been a Zimbabwe. Having once proclaimed that “only God will remove me,” he resigned as president on Tuesday after nearly four decades in power. Will he be remembered as a tyrant, or as a hero? Guest: Jeffrey Gettleman, who was East Africa bureau chief of The New York Times for more than a decade. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. We will be taking the rest of the week off for...

Duration: 00:20:56


Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

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Capitol Hill, following its own set of rules and shrouded in secrecy, has joined Hollywood, Silicon Valley and other industries under scrutiny for sexual harassment. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, talks about being a woman in Congress at this moment. Guests: Katie Rogers, a New York Times reporter based in Washington; Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:20:24


Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

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Republican lawyers and lawmakers are working together to install conservative judges at a rate not seen in decades. The result could be a federal judiciary that is as partisan and polarized as Congress itself. Guest: Charlie Savage, a New York Times reporter based in Washington. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration: 00:16:42


Special Episode: The Daily for Kids

11/19/2017
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Starting next year, girls can decide whether to become a Girl Scout or a Boy Scout. But a handful of girls — kind of secretly — have already made that decision. How one 10-year-old girl got a head start on joining a boys-only club. And why her twin sister decided to stay with the girls. Guests: Elsa Moock, who joined the Boy Scouts last year; her twin sister Clio; their father Alastair; and Dylan Bates and Harry Krygowski, two boys in Elsa's troop. For more information on today’s episode,...

Duration: 00:23:51

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