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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at

Customer Reviews

Great, but thread macro issues together too

The day's news is great to hear in tight soundbites like this (assuming that's the mission of the podcast), but it can still touch on/address issues at a macro level, versus being solely a blow-by-blow account of the day's news.

For example, Trump's ratings are lower than ever and he launches a military action in Syria and flexes some military muscle in the Korean peninsula...surely there is a strategic move there worth discussing?

Great morning news/talk

This location is a great morning newscast. They have great guests to talk about the news of the day. I actually listen to it after the CBS News World Round Up. Although, these are on competing networks, the hard news on CBS followed by the analysis and talk from NPR make for a great news package.

Obvious lack of international awareness.

I realize that NPR is a national radio station, but to put an "expert" on the show who doesn't even know that Canada has a Prime Minister and not a President is terrible, but the even worse thing is that the hosts didn't correct him. Any credible news program would not have let this slide, especially when it would have been so easy to correct.

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  • Category: News & Politics
  • Language: English

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