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March 1, 2024 23 mins
President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump each visit the southern border in a bid to promote their plans. Dozens of Palestinians are killed as they desperately clamor for food. And firefighters try to contain what has become the largest blaze in Texas history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announces he’ll step down from leadership in November. The Supreme Court considers whether the government has authority to ban bump stocks. And haunted by history, Black farmers push for a cotton rebrand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 28, 2024 28 mins
A potential government shutdown could depend on House Speaker Mike Johnson. Alabama lawmakers scramble to protect fertility clinics. And amid a measles outbreak, Florida’s surgeon general refuses to demand parents keep unvaccinated children at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Michigan Democrats prepare a protest vote on primary day. Aid workers fear violence as they enter Gaza, complicating a potential ceasefire. And the Supreme Court hears a case that could decide the future of social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 26, 2024 23 mins
Donald Trump crushes Nikki Haley in South Carolina, prompting key fundraisers to pull away. Alabama’s attorney general tries to assure IVF clinics they won’t be prosecuted under a new court ruling. And the University of Pennsylvania faces criticism after finally interring remains of Black Philadelphians whose skulls were used for science. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 23, 2024 24 mins
A sudden AT&T network outage leads to tens of thousands of customer complaints. Nikki Haley faces a double digit polling deficit ahead of Saturday’s South Carolina primary. And President Biden considers using executive action to implement stricter migration rules.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 22, 2024 25 mins
Odysseus, the moon lander produced by the Texas company Intuitive Machines, prepares to become the first commercially-produced spacecraft to land on the moon. A nonbinary student’s death rattles the LGBTQ+ community in Oklahoma. And Julian Assange makes a last-ditch effort to avoid extradition to the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 21, 2024 27 mins
In the wake of Alexei Navalny’s death, officials take stock of an emboldened Vladimir Putin. Capital One makes plans to buy Discover. And an Alabama court ruling rattles fertility and abortion groups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 20, 2024 32 mins
Israel is accused of violating international law for its occupation of the West Bank. Diabetes patients are becoming more likely to suffer an amputation, particularly in Black and brown communities. And an Air Canada customer fights for a refund after doing what the company’s AI-generated chatbot told him to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 19, 2024 25 mins
In a historic ruling, former President Donald Trump will have to pay $355 million for fraud. Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, is found dead in a Russian prison. And workers at the Eiffel Tower go on strike ahead of the Olympics in Paris. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 16, 2024 26 mins
In a dramatic moment, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis takes the stand to defend herself against accusations that she profited off a romantic relationship with a fellow prosecutor. The FBI arrests an informant cited in allegations against the Biden family. And Kansas City police say juveniles were both the victims and perpetrators of Wednesday’s parade shooting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...
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February 15, 2024 27 mins
Gunfire at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade kills at least one and wounds more than twenty. A Republican congressman raises alarm about Russia’s space ambitions. And Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg talks to “Start Here” about airplane safety, President Biden, and new funding for airports.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 14, 2024 27 mins
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas becomes the second cabinet member in history to be impeached by the House. A Russian judge convicts an American in a case that had already concluded in Texas. And thousands of flight attendants hit the picket lines across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 13, 2024 27 mins
Houston Police reveal new details after a shooting at Lakewood Church. Israel faces backlash from a deadly hostage rescue operation. And the race to replace ousted Rep. George Santos in New York is tighter than either party would like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 12, 2024 22 mins
As former President Trump threatens NATO, the Senate moves one step closer to advancing a nearly $100 billion foreign aid package. Israel heads toward a ground invasion of Rafah. And the story behind a Super Bowl bet that caused confusion before the game even started. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 9, 2024 34 mins
Special Counsel Robert Hur admits President Biden shouldn’t be charged over retention of classified documents, but questions Biden’s motives and memory. The Supreme Court appears skeptical of Colorado’s decision to keep Donald Trump off the ballot. And lawmakers take a critical look at “parental reunification treatment.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 8, 2024 30 mins
The Supreme Court considers whether to add Donald Trump’s name back onto state ballots where it’s being removed. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismisses a Hamas ceasefire offer. And Maui marks six months since wildfires tore through Lahaina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 7, 2024 30 mins
House Republicans fall a vote short in their effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The mother of a school shooter is convicted in connection to four deaths. And George Stephanopoulos breaks down his exclusive interview with Chris Christie on the GOP’s stance toward Donald Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 6, 2024 25 mins
House Republicans vow to tank a border bill that includes provisions they’ve championed for years. King Charles III gets a cancer diagnosis. And Dartmouth reinstates a requirement that applicants supply their SAT scores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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February 5, 2024 27 mins
The U.S. launches dozens of missiles into Iraq, Syria and Yemen. A storm leads to flash flooding, mudslides and power outages in California. And President Biden wins his first officially sanctioned Democratic primary of 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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