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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. Support NPR's reporting by subscribing to Up First+ and unlock sponsor-free listening. Learn more at plus.npr.org/UpFirst

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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. Support NPR's reporting by subscribing to Up First+ and unlock sponsor-free listening. Learn more at plus.npr.org/UpFirst

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Episodes

Thursday, January 26, 2023

1/26/2023
What new federal data may reveal about consumer confidence and the U.S. economy, Meta lets Donald Trump back on Facebook, social media companies face pressure to crack down on online fentanyl sales.

Duration:00:12:52

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

1/25/2023
A U.S. official says the Biden administration is "leaning towards" sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine, Tesla reports earnings amid turmoil, the U.S. attempts to strengthen ties in Africa.

Duration:00:12:44

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

1/24/2023
Seven are dead and one is injured after California's second mass shooting in three days, U.S. senators hold a hearing on ticketing giant Ticketmaster, nominees for the 2023 Oscars are announced.

Duration:00:13:41

Monday, January 23, 2023

1/23/2023
The latest on the deadly shooting in Monterey Park, President Biden's lawyers uncover more classified material at his Delaware home, and the FDA considers changing how COVID vaccines are administered.

Duration:00:13:04

Chapter 2: The Walled City

1/22/2023
Every year, thousands of migrants arrive at the northern end of the African continent. Many have traveled for years, through jungle, farmland and the vast Sahara desert, hoping to cross into Europe, where they believe a better future awaits. Last week on Up First Sunday, we told the story of Senegalese migrants embarking on the dangerous journey to Europe by sea. This week, we consider a different kind of crossing. In North Africa, Spain controls two small cities: Ceuta and Melilla. If...

Duration:00:19:04

Saturday, January 21, 2023

1/21/2023
Protesters continue to take to the streets in Peru demanding that the President step down and for new elections. The U.S. will send a large package of weapons to Ukraine, but not the tanks Ukraine wants so badly. Coffee pods may not be as great for the environment as the latest buzz suggests.

Duration:00:14:03

Friday, January 20, 2023

1/20/2023
Ukraine's Western allies consider whether to send battle tanks to the country, what's next for the March for Life after Dobbs, China celebrates the Lunar New Year amid relaxed COVID rules.

Duration:00:11:41

Thursday, January 19, 2023

1/19/2023
A high stakes debt ceiling fight looms on Capitol Hill, the tech industry turns to layoffs as it faces a sharp downturn, the dos and don'ts of handling classified documents,

Duration:00:12:43

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

1/18/2023
Shootings in New Mexico targeted Democratic officials, a new study provides insights into viral "co-infections" among children, and data show that most Paycheck Protection Program loans were forgiven.

Duration:00:13:56

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

1/17/2023
An update from Dnipro, Ukraine, where a Russian missile strike killed dozens of civilians. Tesla CEO Elon Musk goes on trial for his tweets. The U.S. seeks to cut off China from Dutch semiconductors.

Duration:00:13:19

Monday, January 16, 2023

1/16/2023
More discovered classified documents becoming a headache for Biden. The rain is ending in California, but assessing damage is just beginning. How much activity overcomes a day of sitting at your desk?

Duration:00:12:47

Chapter 1: The Senegal Dream

1/15/2023
Saint-Louis is the former colonial capital of Senegal, and it is filled with ornate 19th century villas. It is also the city that the U.N. has called the "most threatened by sea level rise in the whole of Africa." As the ocean gradually swallows historic fishing villages, the fishermen of Saint Louis are leaving on the boats they once used to bring in the catch. The destination? Europe. Where they hope to earn money to send home to their families. This past fall, NPR's All Things Considered...

Duration:00:22:18

Saturday, January 14, 2023

1/14/2023
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the U.S. debt limit will be reached next week but she will take "extraordinary measures" to stave off default. An investigation into why classified documents landed in President Biden's home and private office may complicate his relationship with the Justice Department. Parts of Alabama turn to recovery after damage caused by severe weather.

Duration:00:14:37

Friday, January 13, 2023

1/13/2023
Special Counsel Robert Hur to investigate Biden's potential mishandling of classified documents, the West sends more weapons to Ukraine, a new law could help governments prepare for extreme weather.

Duration:00:13:09

Thursday, January 12, 2023

1/12/2023
New York Republicans call for U.S. Rep. George Santos to resign, the U.S. aviation sector recovers after another challenging travel day, and Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs announces layoffs.

Duration:00:12:14

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

1/11/2023
Analyzing media coverage of President Biden's classified documents predicament, California prepares for more storms, Russian mercenaries declare a rare victory in Ukraine.

Duration:00:13:52

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

1/10/2023
Torrential rains prompt evacuations in California, the Biden administration's new student loan repayment plan faces a big challenge, and a 6-year-old boy is accused of shooting his teacher.

Duration:00:12:44

Monday, January 9, 2023

1/9/2023
Brazil's president returns to Brasilia following Sunday's attack on government buildings. President Biden meets with other North American leaders in Mexico City. The U.S. House returns to business.

Duration:00:13:46

Waiting For Rain in Somalia

1/8/2023
Climate change is upending life in some of the world's poorest countries. In Somalia, the last five rainy seasons have been practically rain-free. NPR reporter Jason Beaubien shares stories of the Somalians he spoke to when he visited the country, where people are managing a drought, hunger and conflict all at once.

Duration:00:23:04

January 7, 2023

1/7/2023
Kevin McCarthy was named Speaker of the House after 15 rounds of voting. Businesses brace for recession by slowing down hiring, amidst a strong labor market for 2022. The Biden administration will send its biggest aid package to Ukraine yet, but the weapons may not be exactly what they wanted.

Duration:00:14:27