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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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July 5, 2022 12 min
Six people were killed and dozens injured in a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, IL. A federal judge ruled in favor of drug companies in a landmark opioid case in WV. And US officials say the investigation into the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American journalist in the West Bank, is inconclusive.
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Police video shows officers the killing of a Black man in Akron, Ohio. Ukrainian forces withdraw from a key city in Luhansk region. Thousand of flights are delayed or cancelled over the holiday weekend.
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July 3, 2022 30 min
For more than a century in France, the lunch hour has remained sacred. Workers all over the country spilled into sidewalk cafes and office canteens to settle in for a break that can last up to ninety minutes. Strangers shared hors d'oeuvres, colleagues caught up and they tried to talk about anything except work. Then, in 2021, France suspended the law that forbids eating lunch at work. NPR's Rough Translation talks to an Am...
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The Supreme Court's ruling on the EPA alters the Biden Administration's climate strategy. Health insurers must now publicize the prices they pay hospitals and doctors' offices for services. And, the trial in Russia that will decide Brittney Griner's fate is underway. The WNBA star has been detained for more than four months.
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The Supreme Court is taking on a case next term that could reshape federal elections. In one of its last opinions this term the Supreme Court limited EPA's authority to regulate emissions and fight climate change. And Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary since the handover from Britain to China.
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The Supreme Court issues its final rulings before recess. President Biden wraps his Europe trip following G7 and NATO summits. And a new NPR investigation details how election deniers spread misinformation across the country.
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September 21, 2020 13 min
The election is just 43 days away, President Trump and Senate Republicans are in a hurry to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And, COVID cases are spiking again as the U.S. approaches the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths.
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July 31, 2020 13 min
As millions of Americans watch their supplemental unemployment checks disappear, we take stock of economic wins and losses this week. The Trump administration is sending COVID-19 data to a new place, and there are major glitches. And finally, the Census Bureau is ending its canvassing program a month early. Will that change its count?
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