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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. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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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. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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Episodes

Reopening, Warily: Revisiting Jasmine Lombrage

7/16/2020
For the remainder of this week, “The Daily” is revisiting episodes with people we met in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic to hear what has happened to them since our original conversations were first aired. As state stay-at-home orders expired, small business owners faced a daunting question: Should they risk the survival of their company, or their health? Today, we speak again with one restaurant owner about the decision she made. Guest: Jasmine Lombrage, a restaurant owner in...

Duration:00:32:23

One Meat Plant, One Thousand Infections: Revisiting Achut Deng

7/15/2020
For the remainder of this week, “The Daily” is revisiting episodes with people we met in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic to hear what has happened to them since our original conversations were aired. One of the largest coronavirus outbreaks in the United States was inside the Smithfield pork factory in Sioux Falls, S.D. Today, we revisit our conversation with a worker at the plant, a refugee who survived civil war and malaria only to find her life and livelihood threatened anew...

Duration:00:33:42

'It's Like a War.' Revisiting Dr. Fabiano Di Marco.

7/14/2020
For the remainder of this week, “The Daily” is revisiting episodes with people we met in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic to hear what has happened to them since our original conversations were first aired. Italy was an early epicenter of the pandemic in Europe. In March, we spoke to a doctor who was triaging patients north of Milan about the road that might lie ahead for the United States. Today, we call him again to hear what it was like to discharge his last coronavirus...

Duration:00:25:24

A Turning Point for Hong Kong

7/13/2020
After protests convulsed Hong Kong for much of the last year, the city’s pro-democracy movement has been chilled by a new law that some say may change the semiautomonous territory forever. Today, we examine why China chose this moment to assert control, and what the new law means for the city’s future. Guest: Austin Ramzy, a reporter in Hong Kong for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: grants Beijing broad powers to...

Duration:00:27:31

The Sunday Read: 'The Decameron Project'

7/12/2020
As the coronavirus pandemic swept the world, The New York Times Magazine asked 29 authors to write new short stories inspired by the moment — and by Giovanni Boccaccio’s “The Decameron,” which was written as a plague ravaged Florence in the 14th century. We’ve selected two for you to hear today. These stories were written by Tommy Orange and Edwidge Danticat. They were recorded by Audm. To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.

Duration:00:26:32

The Fate of Trump's Financial Records

7/10/2020
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that President Trump cannot block the release of his financial records. Today, we hear the story behind the cases the justices heard — and the meaning of their decisions. Guests: David Enrich, the business investigations editor for The New York Times and Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: Court cleared the way dismissing President Trump’s claims...

Duration:00:27:52

A Missed Warning About Silent Coronavirus Infections

7/9/2020
At the end of January, long before the world understood that seemingly healthy people could spread the coronavirus, a doctor in Germany tried to sound the alarm. Today, we look at why that warning was unwelcome. Guests: Matt Apuzzo, an investigative reporter for The New York Times based in Brussels. Dr. Camilla Rothe, an infectious disease specialist at Munich University Hospital. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: warned that as many...

Duration:00:31:43

Counting the Infected

7/8/2020
For months, the U.S. government has been quietly collecting information on hundreds of thousands of coronavirus cases across the country. Today, we tell the story of how The Times got hold of that data, and what it says about the nation’s outbreak. Plus: a conversation with three U.S. astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Guests: Robert Gebeloff, a reporter for The New York Times specializing in data analysis. Bob Behnken, Doug Hurley and Chris Cassidy, NASA astronauts aboard...

Duration:00:31:43

‘Their Goal Is the End of America’

7/7/2020
What President Trump’s divisive speech at Mount Rushmore reveals about his re-election campaign. Guest: Maggie Haberman, who covers the White House for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: a very bad June for President Trump promoted a version of the “American carnage” vision

Duration:00:23:17

Four New Insights About the Coronavirus

7/6/2020
Infection rates broke records across the United States over the holiday weekend, with many of the most severe surges in areas that reopened fastest. One thing that seems to have played a factor: transmission indoors, such as in restaurants and bars. We break down the risk, and look at what else scientists have learned about the coronavirus and how it spreads. Guest: Donald G. McNeil Jr., a science and health reporter for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit...

Duration:00:29:25

What Went Wrong in Brazil

7/2/2020
Brazil has a long, distinguished history of successfully navigating public health crises. But in recent weeks, it has emerged as one of the world’s most severe coronavirus hot spots, second only to the United States. What went wrong? Guest: Ernesto Londoño, The Times’s Brazil bureau chief For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: the coronavirus in Brazil pioneering responses to past health crises

Duration:00:28:52

A Russian Plot to Kill U.S. Soldiers

7/1/2020
A New York Times investigation has revealed evidence of a secret Russian operation to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan — and of the failure of the Trump administration to act on that intelligence. As lawmakers from both parties react with fury, one of the journalists who first reported the story tells us what has come to light so far. Guest: Eric Schmitt, who covers terrorism and national security for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit...

Duration:00:23:42

A Major Ruling on Abortion

6/30/2020
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law that could have left the state with a single abortion clinic. It was a setback for conservatives in the first major ruling on abortion since two Trump appointees joined the bench. We examine the implications for future challenges, and why — for the third time in two weeks — Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. sided with his four more liberal colleagues. Guest: Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The Times. For more information...

Duration:00:24:24

A Conversation With a Police Union Leader

6/29/2020
In the weeks since George Floyd was killed by the Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Americans have been confronting hard questions about bias and racism within law enforcement — and what the role of the police should be. In the process, many have asked whether the culture of policing can be changed or if the system needs to be reimagined entirely. Today, we talk to an officer at the center of that debate inside one of the country’s largest police unions. Guest: Vince Champion, the...

Duration:00:53:34

The Sunday Read: 'The Man Who Saw America'

6/28/2020
In this episode of The Sunday Read, we look at the complexity, diversity and humanity of America through the eyes of Robert Frank — one of the most influential photographers in history — who, through his camera, collected the world. This story was recorded by Audm. To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.

Duration:01:04:20

A Bit of Relief: The Long Distance Chorus

6/26/2020
Gregg Breinberg has been directing the chorus at Public School 22 on Staten Island for twenty years. He tells his fourth and fifth grade students that participation is not about whether they can sing on key or not. It’s about expressing the meaning of a song — and the music inside themselves. Today, we listen to the voices of P.S. 22 as they harmonize from afar.

Duration:00:15:29

A Dilemma in Texas

6/26/2020
Texas has become the latest hot spot in the coronavirus pandemic, forcing its governor to pause the state’s reopening process after a surge of infections and hospitalizations. We speak with our Houston correspondent about the state’s dilemma. Guest: Manny Fernandez, The New York Times’s bureau chief in Houston. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: pausing plans to reopen Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas, who did so reluctantly spun out of control

Duration:00:29:12

The Voters Trump Is Losing

6/25/2020
This fall’s presidential race is likely to be decided by a handful of battleground states won by President Trump in 2016. So how do voters in those states view the candidates? Guest: Nate Cohn, who covers elections, polling and demographics for The Upshot at The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: Joseph R. Biden Jr. is ahead of the president by 14 points

Duration:00:25:24

The Epidemic of Unemployment

6/24/2020
Three months after mass layoffs began across America, 20 million Americans remain out of work because of the pandemic. Federal employment benefits are about to run out, and Congress can’t agree on more financial help. We called people struggling with unemployment to hear how they are doing. Guest: Julie Creswell, Sabrina Tavernise and Ben Casselman, reporters at The New York Times, spoke with Nicolle Nordman, Analía Rodríguez and Nakitta Long about being laid off. For more information on...

Duration:00:29:53

The Battle Over the Democratic Party's Future

6/23/2020
This episode contains strong language. Today’s Senate primary in Kentucky has been transformed by the outcry over police brutality. What can the election tell us about the future of Democratic politics? Guest: Jonathan Martin, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily Background reading: Democratic primary in Kentucky Charles Booker

Duration:00:25:38