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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 Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at


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  • How I start my day

    I listen every morning!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Daily news

    I count on up first to give me a quick accurate summary of what is going on more

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    United States2 months ago
  • 3/13/ 22

    Didn’t listen after announcer opened with complete misunderstanding of “ to be or not to be” and pronounced Put n like a valley girl

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    United States2 months ago
  • No more bonus episodes

    DON’T POST FULL EPISODES OF OTHER PODCASTS ON SUNDAY! Post 15-20 minutes and if I want to finish it I’ll go find it.

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    United States2 months ago
  • Informed and Informative

    So grateful to add this podcast to my daily news routine. Thank you for the constant updates!

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