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This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and Sabrina Tavernise. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at nytimes.com/audioapp

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How to Retire as Early as Humanly Possible

6/14/2024
Many Americans work their entire lives and end up retiring with nothing. But a group of frugal obsessives is challenging that. They call their approach FIRE: “financial independence, retire early.” Amy X. Wang, the assistant managing editor of The New York Times Magazine, looks at the people behind this growing movement and their bid to rethink how long we work. Guest: Amy X. Wang, the assistant managing editor of The New York Times Magazine. Background reading: employees are tired and unafraid to show it the pandemic forged new followersFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:33:50

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Inside Trump’s Search for a Vice President

6/13/2024
The makeup of the 2024 presidential race has felt inevitable from the start — with one notable exception: Donald J. Trump’s choice of a running mate. Michael Bender, a political correspondent for The Times, explains why Mr. Trump’s requirements in a No. 2 are very different this time round than they were eight years ago. Guest: Michael Bender, a political correspondent for The New York Times. Background reading: a comprehensive look a wild cardFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:29:47

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The Criminal Conviction of Hunter Biden

6/12/2024
A jury on Tuesday found Hunter Biden, President Biden’s son, guilty of three felonies related to the purchase of a gun at one of the low points of his troubled life. Katie Rogers, a White House correspondent for The Times, explains what the verdict could mean for the 2024 presidential race. Guest: Katie Rogers, a White House correspondent for The New York Times. Background reading: charges related to a gun purchase in 2018 the conviction afraid about his son’s futureFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:26:54

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Biden’s Hard-Line Effort to Close the Border

6/11/2024
Last week, President Biden announced one of the most restrictive immigration policies by a Democratic incumbent in decades, effectively barring migrants crossing the southern border from seeking asylum in the United States. Zolan Kanno-Youngs, a White House correspondent for The Times, explains the thinking behind the move. Guest: Zolan Kanno-Youngs, a White House correspondent for The New York Times. Background reading: an eye-catching election-year move a short videoFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:23:14

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The Rise and Fall of Congestion Pricing in New York

6/10/2024
On Wednesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul of New York announced that she was indefinitely halting a project that had been decades in the making: congestion pricing in Manhattan’s core business district. Ana Ley, who covers mass transit in New York City, and Grace Ashford, who covers politics in New York, discuss why New York hit the brakes on congestion pricing. Guest: Ana LeyGrace AshfordBackground reading: kill congestion pricing in New York Many say noHow would congestion pricing have workedFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:32:43

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'Animal,' Episode 2: Puffins

6/9/2024
In a broken world, what can we gain by looking another animal in the eye? "Animal" is a six-part, round-the-world journey in search of an answer. In Episode 2, the writer Sam Anderson travels to Iceland to rescue baby puffins — which are called, adorably, pufflings. For more on "Animal," visit nytimes.com/animal.

Duration:00:45:03

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'The Interview': The Darker Side of Julia Louis-Dreyfus

6/8/2024
The actress is taking on serious roles, trying to overcome self-doubt and sharing more about her personal life — but she’s not done being funny.

Duration:00:36:35

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Real Teenagers, Fake Nudes: The Rise of Deepfakes in American Schools

6/7/2024
Warning: this episode contains strong language, descriptions of explicit content and sexual harassment A disturbing new problem is sweeping American schools: Students are using artificial intelligence to create sexually explicit images of their classmates and then share them without the person depicted even knowing. Natasha Singer, who covers technology, business and society for The Times, discusses the rise of deepfake nudes and one girl's fight to stop them. Guest: Natasha Singer, a reporter covering technology, business and society for The New York Times. Background reading: fabricated explicit images of female classmates states have moved to ban deepfake nudesFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:29:06

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The Fight Over the Next Pandemic

6/6/2024
At the height of the Covid pandemic, nearly 200 countries started negotiating a plan to ensure they would do better when the next pandemic inevitably arrived. Their deadline for that plan was last week. Apoorva Mandavilli, a science and global health reporter for The Times, explains why, so far, the negotiations have failed. Guest: Apoorva Mandavilli, a science and global health reporter for The New York Times. Background reading: failed to agree on a treatyFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:22:37

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Biden’s Push to End the War in Gaza

6/5/2024
In an unexpected speech last week, President Biden revealed the details of a secret proposal intended to end the war in Gaza. Perhaps the most surprising thing was where that proposal had come from. Isabel Kershner, a reporter for The Times in Jerusalem, explains Mr. Biden’s gambit and the difficult choice it presents for Israel’s leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Guest: Isabel Kershner, who covers Israeli and Palestinian affairs for The New York Times. Background reading: endorsing an Israeli cease-fire proposal answered the call for a truceFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:29:41

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A Conversation With President Zelensky

6/4/2024
Five years ago, a TV personality and comedian, Volodymyr Zelensky, won the presidency in Ukraine in a landslide victory. When Russia launched a full-scale invasion of the country three years later, he faced the biggest challenge of his presidency and of his life. Despite initial success beating back one of the world’s largest armies, the tide has turned against him. Andrew E. Kramer, the Kyiv bureau chief for The Times, sat down with Mr. Zelensky to discuss the war, and how it might end. Guest: Andrew E. Kramer, the Kyiv bureau chief for The New York Times. Background reading: interview with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine Ukraine’s use of Western weaponsFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:28:17

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How Trump’s Conviction Could Reshape the Election

6/3/2024
Last week, Donald J. Trump became the first U.S. former president to be convicted of a crime when a jury found that he had falsified business records to conceal a sex scandal. Maggie Haberman, a senior political correspondent for The Times, and Reid J. Epstein, who also covers politics, discuss how the conviction might shape the remaining months of the presidential race. Guest: Nate CohnMaggie HabermanReid J. EpsteinBackground reading: test America’s traditions and legal institutions a video analysis make Mr. Trump’s felonies a top 2024 issueFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:31:36

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Introducing ‘Animal’: Walnut

6/2/2024
In a broken world, what can we gain by looking another animal in the eye? "Animal" is a six-part, round-the-world journey in search of an answer. Join the writer Sam Anderson on Episode 1. For more on "Animal," visit nytimes.com/animal.

Duration:00:14:39

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'The Interview': Richard Linklater Sees the Killer Inside Us All

6/1/2024
David Marchese talks to the acclaimed director about his new film “Hit Man” and life’s big questions.

Duration:00:33:50

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Guilty

5/31/2024
Former President Donald J. Trump has become the first American president to be declared a felon. A Manhattan jury found that he had falsified business records to conceal a sex scandal that could have hindered his 2016 campaign for the White House. Jonah Bromwich, who has been covering the hush-money trial for The Times, was in the room. Guest: Jonah E. Bromwich, covers criminal justice in New York for The New York Times. Background reading: the verdict what happens nextFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:30:33

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The Government Takes On Ticketmaster

5/30/2024
Over recent years, few companies have provoked more anger among music fans than Ticketmaster. Last week, the Department of Justice announced it was taking the business to court. David McCabe, who covers technology policy for The Times, explains how the case could reshape America’s multibillion-dollar live music industry. Guest: David McCabe, a technology policy correspondent for The New York Times. Background reading: of violating antitrust laws at the heart of the government’s caseFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:23:50

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The Closing Arguments in the Trump Trial

5/29/2024
On Tuesday, lawyers for the prosecution and the defense delivered their final arguments to the jury in the criminal case of The People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump. Jonah Bromwich, one of the lead reporters covering the trial for The Times, was there. Guest: Jonah E. Bromwich, who covers criminal justice in New York for The New York Times. Background reading: the style and content of the closing arguments recap the dayFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:29:15

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The Alitos and Their Flags

5/28/2024
The discovery that an upside-down American flag — a symbol adopted by the campaign to overturn the 2020 election result — had flown at the home of Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. elicited concerns from politicians, legal scholars and others. And then came news of a second flag. Jodi Kantor, the Times reporter who broke the stories, discusses the saga. Guest: Jodi Kantor, an investigative reporter for The New York Times. Background reading: flew over the justice’s front lawn displayed an “Appeal to Heaven” flag renew questions about the Supreme Court’s impartialityFor more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:25:02

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'The Interview': Ted Sarandos’s Plan to Get You to Binge Even More

5/25/2024
Netflix won the streaming battle, but the war for your attention isn’t over.

Duration:00:38:10

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Whales Have an Alphabet

5/24/2024
Ever since the discovery of whale songs almost 60 years ago, scientists have been trying to decipher the lyrics. But sperm whales don’t produce the eerie melodies sung by humpback whales, sounds that became a sensation in the 1960s. Instead, sperm whales rattle off clicks that sound like a cross between Morse code and a creaking door. Carl Zimmer, a science reporter, explains the possibility why it’s possible that the whales are communicating in a complex language. Guest: Carl Zimmer, a science reporter for The New York Times who also writes the Origins column. Background reading Scientists find an “alphabet” in whale songs.These whales still use their vocal cords. But how?For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.

Duration:00:25:18