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UNEWS, Top stories for U.S. Latinos in English


UNEWS is a daily podcast featuring the latest news and analysis that matters to U.S. Latinos in English. Powered by Univision Noticias and published daily by 5 pm ET. Don’t forget to catch the newscast on Fusion TV.


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UNEWS is a daily podcast featuring the latest news and analysis that matters to U.S. Latinos in English. Powered by Univision Noticias and published daily by 5 pm ET. Don’t forget to catch the newscast on Fusion TV.




Friday, September 10th, 2021

Final preparations are underway to mark 20 years since the September 11th terror attacks that changed the nation; Pres. Biden ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans; Mexican authorities continue to violently crackdown on Central American and Haitian migrants trying to reach the US/Mexico border seeking asylum; and today is the last episode of Unews the broadcast and podcast, stay tuned for an exciting announcement. Thank you for following!


Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Los Angeles school district, the second largest in the country, is expected to announce a vaccine requirement for students 12 and up; President Biden will be laying out a six pronged strategy to fight the pandemic, including vaccine mandates for federal workers; former NYPD detective remembers the events of 9/11 and how the terrorist attacks changed policing in New York City.


Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

New COVID cases among children are skyrocketing with nearly 252,000 American children testing positive for the virus last week; a powerful earthquake has struck in southern Mexico near Acapulco, causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City hundreds of miles away; Vice President Kamala Harris stomps for Gavin Newsom head of governor’s recall election.


Friday, September 3rd, 2021

President Biden is in Louisiana surveying the damage caused by Hurricane Ida as thousands of people remain without power; at least 50 confirmed deaths in the North East after Ida’s remnants caused historic flash flooding; growing fallout after the Supreme Court allows the most restrictive abortion law to take effect in Texas, president Biden calling it “almost un-American.”


Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

The remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped historic rain over New York City, with at least 20 deaths linked to flooding in the region; in New Orleans, an ongoing power outage after Hurricane Ida is making the sweltering summer unbearable; the CDC has issued a travel warning, telling vaccinated people to "consider their risk" and telling unvaccinated people not to travel at all.


Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

Thousands of Louisiana residents are sweltering in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida with no electricity, no tap water, little gasoline and no clear idea of when things might improve; President Biden passionately defended the way the U.S. ended its 20-year "forever war" in Afghanistan during a Tuesday address to the nation; covid cases and hospitalizations are rising across the country but so are vaccine rates thanks in part to vaccine mandates.


Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Rescuers in boats, helicopters and high-water trucks have brought hundreds of people trapped by Hurricane Ida’s floodwaters to safety; the final military flight has left Afghanistan but 200 Americans were unable to leave; nearly 97% of US counties are now either reporting high or substantial community transmission of covid according to the CDC; and a violinist in Venezuela survives covid and now uses music to help others get through the illness.


Monday, August 30th, 2021

Hurricane Ida became a tropical storm as top winds slowed over Mississippi overnight; average daily hospitalizations from covid-19 have crossed 100,000 for the first time since the winter surge; rocket fire targeting Kabul’s airport struck a nearby neighborhood during the final hours of the American troop withdrawal.


Friday, August 27th, 2021

Pentagon officials say over 12,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan in the past 24 hours as the withdrawal deadline nears; US forces in Afghanistan remain on edge bracing for another possible terrorist attack; the delta variant now accounts for 99% of all cases in the US; a judge says Florida school districts may impose mask mandates, rules Gov. DeSantis overstepped his authority.


Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Two blasts outside of Kabul’s airport killed at least a dozen people and injured scores, including several US Marines; covid hospitalizations are at a seven month high in the US with many ICUs at or near capacity; and proposed redistricting in Colorado will splinter the Latino vote among three Republican strongholds, diluting the group’s voting power.


Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

President Biden says he’s sticking to the August 31st withdrawal deadline in Afghanistan despite growing pressure to extend it; Johnson and Johnson says a new study found antibody levels in people who got the shot and booster 6 months later increased nine fold; the Supreme Court orders the “Remain in Mexico” policy reinstated.


Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

President Biden has decided to stick with his Aug. 31 deadline for completing the evacuation from Afghanistan; the FDA has given full approval to Pfizer’s covid-19 vaccine, potentially urging more people to get vaccinated; and a Salvadoran immigrant survives a violent crash along the border but is deported almost immediately.


Monday, August 23rd, 2021

The FDA grants full approval to Pfizer’s covid vaccine; Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in Rhone Island, drenching the Northeast; President Biden says the chaotic airlift of Americans and Afghan allies is accelerating, more than 10,000 evacuated over the last 24 hours.


Friday, August 20th, 2021

President Biden addresses the nation on the chaotic evacuation of Afghanistan; the latest on the pandemic as more Americans are hospitalized today than at any point since the crisis began; and an extreme weather watch for New England amid a new hurricane watch designation.


Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Chaos continues in Afghanistan as President Biden issues U.S. troop commitment during evacuation operation; the Biden administration announces Covid-19 booster shot plan starting in late September; and the latest U.S. job numbers provide hope for a rebounding economy.


Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Uncertainty and fear still circulating in Afghanistan as the Taliban moves to consolidate power and form a new government; Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tests positive for Covid-19 after banning mask mandates; and extreme weather continues impacting the U.S., as wildfires ravage the West Coast and tropical storms slam the Georgia and South Carolina.


Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

A humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan as President Biden defends his decision to withdraw U.S. troops; Haiti facing a tropical depression after at least 1,400 people have died from the recent earthquake; and the Biden administration expected to push for booster shots as the Delta variant surges around the country.


Monday, August 16th, 2021

Chaos in Afghanistan after the Taliban take Kabul, spurring evacuations of U.S. personnel and generating fear among Afghans; another tragedy strikes Haiti after a massive earthquake kills at least 1,300 people; and Louisiana and Florida top global Covid-19 case counts as U.S. schools prepare to open.


Friday, August 13th, 2021

Florida continues breaking Covid-19 infection records as debates over masks in schools rages nationwide; extreme temperatures still affecting much of the U.S., from extreme heat to the latest tropical storm; and the latest numbers at the southern U.S. border reveal a pressing challenge for the Biden administration.


Thursday, August 12th, 2021

Florida reports a record number of Covid-19 cases as the number of hospitalized children rises around the U.S.; California announces new mask mandates for public school teachers and staff, as businesses follow suit; and the release of new U.S. census data sparks a fight for control of Congress.