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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 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 biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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Episodes

Friday, February 16th, 2018

2/16/2018
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Who were the 17 people who died in a mass shooting at a high school in Florida? Also, the Senate failed to come together on immigration. What does that mean for young immigrants protected by DACA?

Duration:00:13:46

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

2/15/2018
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At least 17 people are dead after a school shooting in South Florida. What do we know about what happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School? Also, South Africa's president resigns amid a corruption scandal. With Jacob Zuma out, what's next for the African National Congress?

Duration:00:13:12

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

2/14/2018
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It's been a week since Rob Porter resigned as President Trump's staff secretary. When exactly did the White House learn about allegations of domestic abuse? Also, could cigars and champagne take down Benjamin Netanyahu? Israel's Prime Minister faces potential corruption charges related to deals with wealthy friends.

Duration:00:13:06

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

2/13/2018
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What are the biggest threats to American national security? Intelligence officials testify today, amid attacks on their integrity. Also, how much does the U.S. owe Iraq after helping drive out ISIS? The country is asking for tens of billions of dollars to rebuild.

Duration:00:11:57

Monday, February 12th, 2018

2/12/2018
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The Senate begins a freewheeling debate on immigration today. What kind of framework would satisfy both parties — and President Trump? Also, a federal watchdog agency loses some bite. Why is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau getting less aggressive?

Duration:00:12:48

Friday, February 9th, 2018

2/9/2018
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While most of the country slept, government funding lapsed. What led Congress to finally pass a spending bill early this morning? Also, a firsthand look at the battlefield in Syria. How is the U.S. mission there evolving?

Duration:00:17:45

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

2/8/2018
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What drove Nancy Pelosi to deliver an eight-hour speech about DREAMers? The Minority Leader wants immigration to be part of any spending deal, but those hopes are dimming. Also, North Korea holds a military parade on the eve of the Winter Olympics. What message does that send to the South?

Duration:00:13:49

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

2/7/2018
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President Trump says that if Democrats can't agree to tougher border security... "let's have a shutdown." How close are lawmakers to reaching a deal? Also, casino and hotel owner Steve Wynn resigns. How sexual abuse allegations against him reflect a wider problem in the hospitality industry.

Duration:00:13:37

Olympics Preview Special

2/6/2018
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The U.S. sends the largest Winter Olympics team ever to Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 2018 Games are being held just 50 miles from the border with North Korea. We'll set the geopolitical scene and give you five key athletes to watch.

Duration:00:15:48

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

2/6/2018
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If the economy is strong, why are stocks nosediving? Also, SpaceX launches a giant rocket today. Could "Falcon Heavy" one day send people to Mars?

Duration:00:13:20

Monday, February 5th, 2018

2/5/2018
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Another week, another potential government shutdown. What kind of immigration deal will Congress consider this time? Also, the Winter Olympics kick off this week in South Korea. What does Vice President Mike Pence want to get out of a trip to Pyeongchang?

Duration:00:13:50

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

2/2/2018
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How is the Pentagon's nuclear strategy evolving under President Trump? A document out today has answers. Also, a court overturned lifetime bans for 28 Russian athletes accused of doping. Will they get to compete in the Pyeongchang Games after all?

Duration:00:14:20

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

2/1/2018
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President Trump may release a Republican intelligence memo as soon as today, despite the FBI's "grave concerns." What's in the memo, and what's being left out? Also, why did Kenya's government take three news stations off the air?

Duration:00:12:47

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

1/31/2018
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President Trump's State of the Union address included a call for bipartisanship, and a line that drew boos from Democrats. What's the president envisioning for 2018? Also, FEMA ends emergency aid shipments to Puerto Rico today. What does that say about how the island is recovering after Hurricane Maria?

Duration:00:13:08

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

1/30/2018
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House Republicans are intensely scrutinizing the FBI. What are the politics surrounding the Russia investigation? Also, a preview of President Trump's State of the Union address tonight.

Duration:00:12:57

Monday, January 29th, 2018

1/29/2018
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From the State of the Union address to immigration talks, President Trump begins a busy week. What kind of agenda will he set? Also, Vladimir Putin's biggest critic was arrested at a protest he organized. What brought thousands of Russians into the streets?

Duration:00:12:47

Special Update: President Trump at Davos

1/26/2018
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President Trump brought his "America First" message to an audience of global elites at the World Economic Forum today, while facing another controversy over reports he tried to fire the special counsel last summer.

Duration:00:11:00

Friday, January 26th, 2018

1/26/2018
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Reports say President Trump tried to fire the special counsel last summer. What stopped him? Also, the White House revealed an immigration proposal. What do Democrats think of it?

Duration:00:12:24

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

1/25/2018
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President Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with the special counsel investigating ties between his campaign and Russia. What would that interview look like? Also, the president of Michigan State University steps down. What did MSU and USA Gymnastics know about sexual abuse by their former employee, Dr. Larry Nassar?

Duration:00:14:07

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

1/24/2018
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A secret memo claims the Obama administration spied on the Trump campaign. What's the evidence for that? Also, a visit to what's become the world's largest refugee camp, in Bangladesh. What's delaying a plan to return Rohingya people to Myanmar?

Duration:00:12:57

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