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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 Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. 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 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 Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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Episodes

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

3/31/2020
President Trump says more coronavirus tests will be made available. Hospitals and their staffs struggle with how to protect themselves and patients as COVID-19 cases multiply. And, Palestinian and Israeli leaders lauded for tight lockdowns.

Duration:00:13:36

BONUS: Listen To NPR's New Daily Update On Coronavirus News

3/30/2020
NPR's new podcast 'Coronavirus Daily' is an afternoon update on the pandemic and how the world is coping. In today's episode: Why more testing remains crucial in the public health fight against COVID-19, and the Idaho town with one of the highest infection rates in the country. Also, what you need to know about grocery shopping. Subscribe and listen to Coronavirus Daily from NPR on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or the NPR One App. More from this episode: Tips on grocery shopping and more from...

Duration:00:13:03

Monday, March 30th, 2020

3/30/2020
President Trump stretches social distancing guidelines through April 30. U.S. health officials have new projections of how the pandemic could play out based on the latest data. New York's death toll climbs as hospitals face dwindling medical supplies and mounting cases.

Duration:00:12:34

BONUS: 1918 Flu

3/29/2020
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic it's tempting to draw comparisons to the most severe pandemic in recent history - the 1918 flu. But as much as we can learn from the comparison, it's important to also understand just how much these two pandemics differ. In this bonus episode of Throughline, what we can learn from what happened then and, just as importantly, where the comparison should end.

Duration:00:31:38

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

3/28/2020
In New York, hospitals are inundated with COVID-19 patients. More data from testing is giving researchers a better picture of the disease's mortality rate. And more Americans currently approve of Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis than don't.

Duration:00:15:54

Friday, March 27th, 2020

3/27/2020
President Trump says new guidelines will determine which regions are low-risk for the coronavirus. Do we have enough data to determine that accurately? And as the House is set to pass the largest relief package in U.S. history, who's overseeing how that money is spent?

Duration:00:13:05

Breaking News Update: 3.3 Million File Unemployment Claims Due To Coronavirus

3/26/2020
A record 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, as restaurants, hotels and other businesses across the country shut down in a nationwide effort to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Duration:00:08:18

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

3/26/2020
A $2 trillion emergency relief package passes in the Senate and heads to the House. New unemployment claims are expected to shatter records. And, the mixed message about testing for the coronavirus.

Duration:00:12:20

Wednesday, March 25th. 2020

3/25/2020
The White House and Senate reach a deal on economic stimulus. The president was criticized for aiming to re-open the U.S. next month. And, Senator Burr sued for improperly profiting from insider knowledge.

Duration:00:13:12

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

3/24/2020
Several states urge all residents to stay home except for essential needs the same day President Trump suggests businesses could reopen within weeks. The UK orders residents to shelter in place. Secretary of State Pompeo takes an emergency trip to Afghanistan.

Duration:00:13:02

Monday, March 23, 2020

3/23/2020
Senate Democrats block a $1.8 trillion stimulus bill from moving forward. China and U.S. spar over coronavirus facts. And, New York is now the U.S. epicenter of COVID-19.

Duration:00:12:20

Saturday, March 21, 2020

3/21/2020
More states are encouraging citizens to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Congress is working on its third bill to stimulate the economy and provide aid to Americans affected by COVID-19. New research points to "silent spreaders" fueling the coronavirus crisis.

Duration:00:14:09

Friday, March 20th, 2020

3/20/2020
California issues "stay at home" order amid coronavirus pandemic. Following NPR's exclusive, ProPublica investigates whether Sen. Burr improperly unloaded stock. And, Italy's death toll from COVID-19 surpasses China's.

Duration:00:14:45

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

3/19/2020
President Trump signs emergency aid package. Two members of Congress test positive for COVID-19. Sen. Richard Burr's coronavirus comments raise eyebrows. And, Trump takes action at U.S. borders.

Duration:00:13:03

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

3/18/2020
The Trump administration plans a $1 trillion economic stimulus. How will restrictive measures to fight the coronavirus be enforced? And, Joe Biden wins primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois.

Duration:00:14:15

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

3/17/2020
States and local governments take extensive measures to keep people apart to try to curb the coronavirus' spread — including ordering San Francisco Bay area residents to shelter in place and postponing Ohio's primary election. And, all of Spain is quarantined.

Duration:00:12:55

Monday, March 16th, 2020

3/16/2020
Federal Reserve cuts key interest rate to near zero. Nearly 2 million coronavirus tests will be available this week to hardest hit states. And, Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders debate.

Duration:00:13:28

Saturday, March 14, 2020

3/14/2020
After weeks of what many see as a slow government response, President Trump declared the new coronavirus a national emergency. House Democrats and the White House reach a deal on aid for the crisis. Travelers from much of Europe are now subject to a travel ban.

Duration:00:13:40

Friday, March 13th, 2020

3/13/2020
Social distancing is good for public health, but bad for the economy. As workplaces close down, so are schools. And, President Trump's ban on most travelers from Europe goes into effect tonight.

Duration:00:13:14

Thursday, March 12, 2020

3/12/2020
Due to the coronavirus, President Trump calls for a ban on most travel from Europe and announces measures to shore up the economy. And the NBA suspends its season after one player tests positive for COVID-19.

Duration:00:13:29