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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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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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Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

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President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say they're getting along better than ever. So how will they advance their agenda through Congress? Also, NFL players meet with team owners today to discuss national anthem protests. What do both sides hope to achieve?

Duration: 00:12:39


Monday, October 16th, 2017

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The president and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet for lunch today at a critical moment. After a misstep on healthcare, can Republicans pass a tax overhaul? And in Iraq, two key U.S. allies are clashing. Could a battle between the Iraqi Army and Kurdish fighters escalate into a civil war?

Duration: 00:12:11


Friday, October 13th, 2017

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The Trump administration strikes at the Affordable Care Act by ending payments to insurance companies. What will happen to premiums? And President Trump announces a new policy regarding Iran today. How is he reshaping the U.S. approach to the nuclear deal?

Duration: 00:13:01


Thursday, October 12th, 2017

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President Trump signs an executive order on healthcare today. What changes are in store for the Affordable Care Act? And the Harvey Weinstein news leads to a question: If reporters pursued the story for so long, why did it not get published until now?

Duration: 00:12:33


Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

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President Trump outlines his tax plan in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania today. Who would benefit from that plan? And who might pay more? Also, wildfires in Northern California have claimed more lives. What's making them so hard to contain?

Duration: 00:12:36


Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

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Deadly wildfires are racing across Northern California's wine country. What's causing the fires to move so quickly? Also, the Trump administration moves today to scrap President Obama's Clean Power Plan. What will that mean for the fight against climate change?

Duration: 00:12:47


Monday, October 9th, 2017

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The White House is outlining tough new immigration measures. What's President Trump demanding from Democrats as part of a deal to protect so-called DREAMers? And in Barcelona, not everyone favors declaring independence from Spain. Is a silent majority starting to speak up in favor of national unity?

Duration: 00:13:37


Friday, October 6th, 2017

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As Las Vegas tries to move forward, officials there are looking to other places that suffered mass shootings. What lessons can the city learn from San Bernardino and Orlando? And powerful film producer Harvey Weinstein has apologized for sexual misconduct going back decades. What does this say about Hollywood?

Duration: 00:15:40


Thursday, October 5th, 2017

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The Las Vegas gunman used special devices to fire faster. Will these "bump stocks" be a starting point for bipartisan gun legislation? And the F.B.I. has now interviewed the shooter's girlfriend. What light can Marilou Danley shed on Stephen Paddock's state of mind?

Duration: 00:11:39


Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

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What have police learned about Stephen Paddock's cache of weapons and preparations for the mass shooting he carried out in Las Vegas? And how might that massacre shape the debate around gun control?

Duration: 00:12:58


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

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How has Las Vegas absorbed the blow of the worst mass shooting in generations? Also, President Trump tours the damage from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico today. What do residents expect from their president?

Duration: 00:15:08


Special Update: Las Vegas Shooting

10/2/2017
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The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history happened last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. NPR's Leila Fadel and Rachel Crosby of the Las Vegas Review-Journal report from the scene. NPR's Scott Detrow gives the view from Washington. More coverage throughout the day is available on npr.org and on your local public radio station.

Duration: 00:10:36


Monday, October 2nd, 2017

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A gunman opened fire at a concert in Las Vegas late last night. What happened and who carried out the attack? Also, how much aid has Puerto Rico received since a hurricane tore through the island almost two weeks ago?

Duration: 00:12:57


Friday, September 29th, 2017

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says he will pay back part of the cost of his charter flights. More NFL players protest President Trump's national anthem comments. Also, why Catalonia is divided over a referendum on independence from Spain.

Duration: 00:14:27


Thursday, September 28th, 2017

9/28/2017
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What's in President Trump's new tax plan and who stands to gain from it? Why hospitals in Puerto Rico are in desperate need of fuel in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Why Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is under fire for speaking at a Trump hotel. Also, a remembrance of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner.

Duration: 00:15:51


Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

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Conservative Roy Moore, known for some extreme-right views, wins a Senate primary election in Alabama. President Trump unveils his plan to overhaul tax policy and Saudi Arabia grants women the right to drive.

Duration: 00:14:14


Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

9/26/2017
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What could a primary race in Alabama signal about the future of the Republican party? Why there's more scrutiny of how Facebook might have influenced the American elections in 2016. Also, for the first time in decades, Angola celebrates the inauguration of a new president.

Duration: 00:14:38


Monday, September 25th, 2017

9/25/2017
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What's behind President Trump's verbal attacks against the NFL? How will German leader Angela Merkel work with a far right party in the new parliament? Also, How are residents of Puerto Rico coping since Hurricane Maria left them without power?

Duration: 00:13:58


Friday, September 22nd, 2017

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Angela Merkel expects to be re-elected leader of Germany this weekend but far right politicians are also likely to gain ground in parliament. A Republican primary in Alabama stirs divisions between President Trump and his base. Also, after Tuesday's massive earthquake in Mexico, the search for survivors is starting to wind down.

Duration: 00:14:38


Thursday, September 21st, 2017

9/21/2017
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Hurricane Maria thrashed Puerto Rico; now comes the long recovery. What's in the new Republican plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act? Also, President Trump reaffirms America's commitment to Afghanistan.

Duration: 00:13:57

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