The NewsWorthy

News & Politics Podcasts

The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

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United States

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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

Language:

English


Episodes

Graphic Video Released, Blood Donor Rules & Super Bowl LVII Set - Monday, January 30, 2023

1/30/2023
The news to know for Monday, January 30, 2023! We're talking about protesters taking to the streets around the country in response to newly-released video of a violent arrest. We'll explain what they're demanding and how police are responding. Also, we'll tell you where Americans are bracing for a week of brutal weather and where winter is getting such a late start that it's making history. Plus, what you might be asked next time you give blood, why top insurance companies are no longer...

Duration:00:12:52

Special Edition: Tech vs. Privacy - Do You Really Care?

1/28/2023
Perhaps you’re enjoying a new smart device you got over the holidays, or maybe you’re trying to cut back on how much time you spend scrolling on social media. Some of you are probably trying to figure out a way to keep working from home, at least some of the time. No matter what, my guess is that your use of technology has gone up one way or another since the start of the pandemic. So what does it all really mean for our data privacy? And do Americans really care about privacy, or will...

Duration:00:16:12

Police Murder Charges, Is CBD Safe? & Most Expensive Playoffs- Friday, January 27, 2023

1/27/2023
The news to know for Friday, January 27, 2023! We'll tell you about the new police video coming out today that even the police chief says will cause more outrage. Five officers have already been arrested over it. Also, the U.S. took down a top ISIS leader and a major ransomware gang this week. Plus, what the FDA is now saying about the safety of CBD, it will cost you more than ever to go to an NFL playoff game, and one teenager with thousands of funny socks is making a big difference...

Duration:00:13:11

Preventing Mass Shootings, Trump Reinstated & “Delvey’s Dinner Club” - Thursday, January 26, 2023

1/26/2023
The news to know for Thursday, January 26, 2023! We'll tell you about America's new, strong commitment to Ukraine: what President Biden just promised. Also, a new report from the Secret Service outlines what the U.S. needs to do to prevent the next mass shooting. Plus, the government is warning about a popular Spring Break destination, President Trump is allowed back on Facebook and Instagram, and the real-life Anna from 'Inventing Anna' is getting a reality show. Those stories and more...

Duration:00:13:22

Pence’s Secret Docs, Senators vs. Ticketmaster & Oscar Noms- Wednesday, January 25, 2023

1/25/2023
The news to know for Wednesday, January 25, 2023! We'll tell you about more secret government documents found, this time at the home of former Vice President Mike Pence. Also, what do Taylor Swift fans and Senators on both sides of the aisle have in common? They all want answers from Ticketmaster. We have highlights from a hearing on Capitol Hill. Plus, a federal plan to make baby food safer, the biggest snafu to hit a U.S. stock exchange in years, and which movies got the most Oscar...

Duration:00:13:14

Ex-FBI Official Arrested, New Vaccine Plan & M&M’s Mascots Replaced- Tuesday, January 24, 2023

1/24/2023
The news to know for Tuesday, January 24, 2023! We have new details about two shooting rampages in California in a matter of days as authorities try to figure out what motivated the gunmen. Also, a man who once had one of the most important anti-spy jobs in the U.S. government was arrested. We'll tell you who he was accused of working with while working with the FBI. Plus, a new vaccine strategy from the FDA, another big investment in artificial intelligence, and why the M&M's brand is...

Duration:00:12:49

Dance Studio Mass Shooting, ‘Time’s Up’ No More & Movie Milestone- Monday, January 23, 2023

1/23/2023
The news to know for Monday, January 23, 2023! We're talking about a mass shooting in California and how what could have been a second shooting was stopped nearby. Also, we'll tell you what the FBI found in a 12-hour search at President Biden's home and why economists say laid-off workers won't stay unemployed for long after thousands more job cuts. Plus, millions of Americans get ready for another round of snow, refunds aren't expected to be quite as big this tax season, and one...

Duration:00:13:00

Special Edition: Revealing Gov’t Secrets? Classified Docs Decoded

1/21/2023
Two separate presidents – and two separate allegations of mishandling classified documents. Today, we’re taking a look at the investigations into President Biden and former President Trump. First, I’m joined by well-known criminal defense attorney Randy Zelin. He’ll compare the Biden and Trump cases from a legal perspective – what’s the same, what’s different, how prosecutors might move forward, and what role politics may play in it all. Richard Painter, former White House ethics lawyer...

Duration:00:17:59

Alec Baldwin Charged, 50 Years Since Roe v. Wade & Poetry in the Park - Friday, January 20, 2023

1/20/2023
The news to know for Friday, January 20, 2023! We'll tell you what charges actor Alec Baldwin is facing for that deadly shooting on a movie set. Also, why thousands, possibly millions, of people protested in France: it has to do with retirement. Plus, an update on a snowstorm heading for New England, what new regulations are coming for organic food, and which new sports league just got its first major TV deal. Those stories and more news to know in around 10 minutes! Head to...

Duration:00:12:34

Heavy Snowstorm, Surprise Resignation & Chatbots in Classrooms- Thursday, January 19, 2023

1/19/2023
The news to know for Thursday, January 19, 2023! We'll tell you about a snowstorm that slammed the Midwest and where it's headed next. Also, a new refugee policy requires more everyday Americans to get involved. And there was a surprise announcement from a history-making leader. New Zealand's prime minister says she's stepping down. Plus, a new plan from Southwest Airlines, how colleges are changing their ways because of artificial intelligence, and the movies getting the most buzz at...

Duration:00:12:50

Looming Deadline, RSV Vaccines & Best Places to Work- Wednesday, January 18, 2023

1/18/2023
The news to know for Wednesday, January 18, 2023! We'll tell you about a looming deadline on Capitol Hill and what it could mean for the country if Congress can't make a deal. Also, China's shrinking population could change the global economy. And the world's billionaires are getting a lot richer. Plus, Greta Thunberg was taken into police custody, Elon Musk is on trial, and we'll list the best places to work in 2023. Those stories and more news to know in around 10 minutes! Head to...

Duration:00:13:07

Deadly Traffic Stop, Diabetes Drug Shortage & Flip Phone Comeback- Tuesday, January 17, 2023

1/17/2023
The news to know for Tuesday, January 17, 2023! We're talking about how and where Americans are training Ukrainian troops and what new action Russia is taking that signals a long, drawn-out war. Also, a traffic stop in Memphis is inspiring calls for justice. And we'll tell you how extreme storms in California have impacted a historic drought. Plus, a new push against electric cars, advice from security experts now that another password manager was hacked, and what old-fashioned...

Duration:00:10:02

MLK Day, More Secret Docs & Infla-Dating- Monday, January 16, 2023

1/16/2023
The news to know for Monday, January 16, 2023! We're talking about the significance of today's federal holiday, why a day off is meant to be a day on, and how the president is celebrating in a historic way. Also, more classified documents were found in President Biden's home. We'll tell you what the White House is saying about them. Plus, inflation is impacting dating, a leopard escaped a popular zoo for a suspicious reason, and a streaming platform is testing an updated way to channel...

Duration:00:12:51

Special Edition: Work Life in 2023 (with Career Contessa)

1/14/2023
The latest data shows job growth in the U.S. is still pretty strong – with more jobs available than there are people to fill them. But there are signs changes could be on the way, like more hiring freezes, layoffs, and possibly a long-anticipated recession. In some industries, layoffs have already begun. How can both employees and employers prepare? Our guest today is Lauren McGoodwin. She’s the CEO of Career Contessa, a career resource that helps women build successful and fulfilling...

Duration:00:16:04

Tornado Outbreak, UFO Sightings & RTR on Amazon - Friday, January 13, 2022

1/13/2023
The news to know for Friday, January 13, 2023! What to know about a severe storm impacting the deep south and why California is bracing again. Also, we'll tell you about the new special counsel leading an investigation involving President Biden and classified documents. And the U.S. government released new numbers about UFO sightings. Plus, fewer Americans are dying from cancer, a big tech CEO is taking a big pay cut, and an Uber driver saved a passenger's life. Those stories and more...

Duration:00:13:03

All Flights Grounded, Largest Solar Project & Changing Return Policies - Thursday, January 12, 2023

1/12/2023
The news to know for Thursday, January 12, 2023! We're talking about an issue that grounded all flights across all airlines and all airports in the country, and more classified documents were found where they shouldn't be. Also, we'll tell you why the first lady needed surgery and what Damar Hamlin's doctors say as he heads home from the hospital. Plus, a solar investment makes U.S. history, changes are coming to America's largest theme parks, and a comet that hasn't been seen in about...

Duration:00:10:14

Relentless Storms, U.S. Training Ukraine & Cookie Season Begins- Wednesday, January 11, 2023

1/11/2023
The news to know for Wednesday, January 11, 2023! We're talking about the ongoing winter weather hitting California: what people are dealing with now and when even more storms are coming. Also, we'll tell you what new investigations the U.S. House is now launching with plans to look Into federal law enforcement, the White House, and more. Plus, what a new report found about traffic in some cities, the biggest winners at last night's Golden Globes, and this year's new flavor of Girl Scout...

Duration:00:12:50

Californians Evacuate, Biden’s Classified Docs & Royal Bombshells- Tuesday, January 10, 2023

1/10/2023
The news to know for Tuesday, January 10, 2023! We'll tell you about relentless downpours hitting the west coast, putting most of California on alert for potential flooding. Also, more classified government documents were found where they shouldn't be. This time, President Biden could be involved. Plus, new guidelines for doctors handling obesity in children, some of the biggest revelations in Prince Harry's new memoir, and how the college football championship game made history. Those...

Duration:00:11:57

Speaker Finally Chosen, Brazil Capital Invasion & Emotional NFL Victory- Monday, January 9, 2023

1/9/2023
The news to know for Monday, January 9, 2023! We'll tell you how the U.S. House finally elected a new speaker: how many votes it took and what kind of deals had to happen behind the scenes. Also, President Biden met with the Texas governor about immigration, and another big storm is heading for California. Plus, the Buffalo Bills player who collapsed on the field may have given his team a boost, the FDA approved a new Alzheimer's drug, and some new tech was revealed at the industry's...

Duration:00:12:39

Special Edition: From $15K to $600K Net Worth - How "Money with Katie" Did It

1/7/2023
New year, new financial goals? A recent survey found more than half of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions are focused on money. Inflation and the risk of a recession are said to be some of the top motivators. So what does it really take to make a significant shift in your spending, saving, and earning… and ultimately, your net worth? Our guest expert started her money journey with about $15,000 to her name — and increased her net worth to $600,000 in less than five years. Now,...

Duration:00:10:36