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The Daily

The Daily

The Daily

1,284 podcast episodes


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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A New Chapter of the Coronavirus

Recent data from the C.D.C. has found that not only can vaccinated people get infected ...

21 minutes
Aug 02, 2021

The Sunday Read: ‘Is There a Right Way to Act Blind?’

Activists slammed the TV show “In the Dark” for casting a sighted actress in a blind le...

30 minutes
Aug 01, 2021

From Opinion: Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Story We Tell About America

You’ve heard the 1619 podcast right here on The Daily. And we’ve covered the backlash t...

77 minutes
Jul 31, 2021

The Story of Simone Biles

This episode contains mentions of sexual abuse.Simone Biles, 24, showed up on the natio...

25 minutes
Jul 30, 2021

Why Is China Expanding Its Nuclear Arsenal?

For decades, nuclear weapons did not figure prominently in China’s military planning. H...

20 minutes
Jul 29, 2021

The Saga of Congress’s Jan. 6 Investigation

This episode contains strong language.The first hearing of the special congressional co...

30 minutes
Jul 28, 2021

The Vaccine Mandate Conundrum

In the effort to raise America’s vaccination rate, some agencies and private organizati...

22 minutes
Jul 27, 2021

Breakthrough Infections, Explained

For the past couple of weeks, some Americans have reported a curious phenomenon: They h...

22 minutes
Jul 26, 2021

The Sunday Read: ‘The Little Hedge Fund Taking Down Big Oil’

An activist investment firm won a shocking victory at Exxon Mobil. But can new director...

37 minutes
Jul 25, 2021

Putting a Price on Pollution

Extreme weather across Europe, North America and Asia is highlighting a harsh reality o...

25 minutes
Jul 23, 2021