• The News Roundup For December 18, 2020

    President-elect Biden nominated Rep. Deb Haaland to be the Secretary of the Interior. The vaccine rollout has begun. And Congress keeps working on a second coronavirus relief deal. Plus, Russia's hackers return. But the Kremlin denies it had anything to do with a huge cyberattack targeting the United States. Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron is the latest world leader to test positive for COVID-19. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • An Epidemiologist And A Psychologist Talk About The Holidays

    Are you canceling your Thanksgiving plans? If you are, you're not alone. After a massive surge in coronavirus cases, getting together is becoming even more risky. We talked about what to do during an upcoming holiday season like no other.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For November 13, 2020

    The U.S. breaks its single-day coronavirus infection record. President-elect Joe Biden's national lead in the election widens. The European Union agrees to buy a coronavirus vaccine. Iran's supply of uranium is far above the agreed limit.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For October 30, 2020

    The United States passed nine million coronavirus cases. Tens of millions of Americans vote early during the home stretch before Election Day. France deals with a new wave of COVID-19 lockdowns and Chile votes to write a new constitution.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For October 9, 2020

    The president is home from the hospital after a positive diagnosis for coronavirus. German leaders are preparing for the possibility of a new COVID-19 outbreak. And conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • Tracking The Coronavirus Cluster At The White House

    "I've spoken with five former residence staffers and they are losing sleep over this. They're concerned about the butlers in particular," journalist Kate Brower says about White House employees in close proximity to President Donald Trump, who has returned from the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For October 2, 2020

    President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus at a time when the nation was still reacting to recent revelations about his tax returns and the presidential debate. Protests have erupted in Venezuela over power cuts and a lack of fuel and drinking water. And the global death toll from COVID-19 crossed one million.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For August 7, 2020

    Schools discuss reopening, and Congress discusses coronavirus aid. The world continues to search for answers in Beirut. And President Trump bans TikTok and WeChat.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For July 31, 2020

    Congress grills Big Tech and continues to quarrel over coronavirus aid. Thousands — not millions — participate in Hajj. And Hong Kong postpones elections.We bring you all the national and global news you need on this edition of the News Roundup. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

  • The News Roundup For July 17, 2020

    Countries worldwide continue to battle the coronavirus. A hack compromises some high-profile Twitter accounts. China and the U.S. continue to fight over Hong Kong. Turkey's Hagia Sophia has been converted back to a mosque.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

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