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USPS Delays, Bracing for Zeta & World Series Champs- Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, October 28th, 2020! We'll tell you about: mailing in your ballots (if you haven't already): why some experts say it might be time to find another way to turn them in a recent officer-involved shooting that sparked protests and riots in Philadelphia a hurricane on track to hit New Orleans today this year's World Series champion how Internet from SpaceX is now an option a massive discovery found in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Those stories and more in about 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below... This episode is brought to you by MunkPack.com and NativeDeo.com/newsworthy (Listen for the discount codes) Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider        Sources: U.S. Mail Slows: CNBC, WSJ, WaPo, Axios, Vote.org, Elect Project Protests Over Philadelphia Police Shooting: Philadelphia Inquirer, WSJ, CBS News, Police Union NXIVM Founder Sentenced: AP, Reuters, NBC News DOJ Can’t Defend Trump in Defamation Suit: NY Times, FOX News, NPR Tropical Storm Zeta: Weather Channel, NBC News, AP, WaPo, NHC Dodgers Win World Series: ESPN, CBS Sports, LA Times, Dodgers New Recs on Colon Cancer Screening: AP, WaPo, ABC News, USPSTF SpaceX Begins Testing of Starlink Internet: Reuters, CNBC, The Verge, TechCrunch Massive Coral Reef Discovered: CNN, NBC News, CBS News, Schmidt Ocean Institute Work Wednesday: Older Workers Face Higher Unemployment: AP, The Hill, Forbes
Oct 28
12 min
Justice Barrett Confirmed, CA Wildfire Evacuations & Brady vs. Brees- Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, October 27th, 2020! We have updates about: the newest Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett: how her confirmation vote made history and what cases she'll take on first research into a COVID-19 vaccine new wildfires that have forced mass evacuations in Southern California how a recent discovery could be a breakthrough for future moon missions Facebook getting into gaming quarterback Tom Brady breaking a new record that he might not hang onto for long Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.TheNewsWorthy.com under the section titled 'Episodes' to read more about any of the stories mentioned or see sources below... This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp.com/newsworthy and MunkPack.com (listen for a discount code) Want to advertise/sponsor our show? Please email sales@advertisecast.com for more information. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider        Sources: Amy Coney Barrett Sworn In: WSJ, NPR, Politico U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Rising: AP, Al Jazeera, Johns Hopkins AstraZeneca Vaccine Prelim Results: Reuters, CNBC, Bloomberg, AstraZeneca, J&J U.S. Marshals Human Trafficking Sting: CBS News, FOX News, U.S. Marshals New CA Fires Force Evacuations: LA Times, Axios, AP, USA Today, Cal Fire More Water Discovered on the Moon: NASA, USA Today, NY Times, Axios, AP Ant Group Could Raise World’s Largest IPO: WaPo, WSJ, NY Times Facebook Launches Cloud Gaming Service: WaPo, WSJ, The Verge, CNBC, Facebook Google Products Use Recycled Material: The Verge, 9to5 Google, Google Taylor Swift Sets a 2020 Record: Billboard, WaPo, BBC Tom Brady’s New Record: CNN, NBC Sports, Orlando Sentinel
Oct 27
12 min
New COVID-19 Record, Early Winter Weather & Credit Scores Rising- Monday, October 26th, 2020
The news to know for Monday, October 26th, 2020! What to know about: how daily COVID-19 cases hit a new record high where there are now overwhelmed hospitals and strict new restrictions Judge Amy Coney Barrett being one vote away from joining the U.S. Supreme Court millions of Americans dealing with snow and record cold temperatures the first Black American cardinal  new progress in the fight against murder hornets why credit scores are going up in an economic crisis Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. This episode is brought to you by MunkPack.com and NativeDeo.com/newsworthy (Listen for the discount codes) Want to advertise/sponsor our show? Please email sales@advertisecast.com for more information. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at  www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: New One-Day COVID Record: Vox, NY Times, WSJ, Johns Hopkins El Paso Curfew: Texas Tribune, NBC News, KFOX, WaPo Pence Staffers Test Positive: WSJ, USA Today, WaPo, CNN Full Senate Vote on Amy Coney Barrett: NY Times, WaPo, AP, Vox Cyberattack in Louisiana: Reuters, Politico, New Orleans Advocate Early Winter Weather: CNN, WaPo, Weather Channel FB Prepares for Election Unrest: WSJ, FOX Business Tech CEOs to Testify Over Election: The Verge, TechCrunch, CNN, U.S. Senate First Black American Cardinal: NY Times, WaPo, AP, Axios Tennessee Titans Fined for COVID Violations: WaPo, AP, ESPN AA to Give Customers 737 Max Tours: CNBC Crews Gather ‘Murder Hornets’ from Nest: AP, CBS News, FOX News Monday Monday - Credit Scores on the Rise: WSJ, USA Today, IBT
Oct 26
12 min
Special Edition: ‘Twindemic’ - COVID19 & Flu Season
Today we’re talking about the potential impact of the so-called ‘twindemic’ during flu season. You'll hear about the differences between the flu and COVID-19, offering advice for how to handle the upcoming holidays, and more. This episode is brought to you by FunctionofBeauty.com/newswowrthy. Be sure to tune-in again each weekday (M-F) for our regular episodes to get quick, unbiased news roundups in 10 minutes!   
Oct 24
13 min
More Civilized Debate, Late-Season Wildfires & Rivals Team Up- Friday, October 23rd, 2020
The news to know for Friday, October 23rd, 2020! What to know about: the final face-to-face showdown between President Trump and Joe Biden and where they're taking their campaigns next the first medicine approved to treat COVID-19 another Colorado wildfire forcing hundreds of people from their homes and breaking records popular sporting events that were just canceled how a famous missing painting showed up after six decades a unique political ad you may actually want to watch Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. This episode is brought to you by www.StitchFix.com/Newsworthy Get your unique referral link here: theNewsWorthy.com/referral Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at  www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Final Presidential Debate Recap: WSJ, NBC News, FOX News, Politico Russian Hackers Target State, Local Networks: AP, NY Times, NPR CO Wildfire Grows, Breaks Records: Denver Post, Reuters, Axios, AP, InciWeb FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19: AP, Reuters, NBC News Blood Donations Needed: USA Today, Red Cross Drivers Sue Uber: Reuters, WaPo, Axios NHL Events Canceled: AP, ESPN, NHL Target Shoppers can Make Reservations: WaPo, Fortune, Target Jacob Lawrence Painting Found After 60 Years: AP, NY Times Black Entrepreneurs Day Saturday: CNBC, USA Today, Black Entrepreneurs Day Feel Good Friday-  Positive Political Ad: CNN, AP, The Hill
Oct 23
11 min
Election Security, New Human Organ? & Goodbye Quibi- Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, October 22nd, 2020! We're talking about: new evidence Russia and Iran tried to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election and the emailed threats that are fake tonight's presidential debate a controversial first from the pope which cities are seeing record snowfall for this time of year what could be a newly-discovered human organ why the mobile streaming service Quibi is shutting down after just six months All that and more in just 10 minutes Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest or any of the stories mentioned. This episode is brought to you by www.Rothys.com/newsworthy  Get your unique referral link here: theNewsWorthy.com/referral Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: Election Security Warnings: WaPo, Axios, NPR, USA Today, Politico Final Presidential Debate: WSJ, NBC News, FOX News, NY Times Senate Panel Voting on Amy Coney Barrett: CNN, HuffPost, FOX News Trouble Reuniting Separated Families: NBC News, NY Times, Axios Pope Backs Same-Sex Civil Unions: AP, NY Times, USA Today Record Snow in Northern U.S.: WaPo, ABC News, Weather Channel Scientists Discover Human Organ: CNN, Live Science, NY Times Purdue Pharma Pleading Guilty: CNN, USA Today, AP, WaPo Three Astronauts Return to Earth: CNN, CBS News, NASA Quibi Shutting Down: WSJ, Engadget, Reuters, Quibi Thing to Know Thursday: 2020 Battleground States: Politico, USA Today, WaPo, NY Times
Oct 22
12 min
Gov’t Sues Google, Early Voting Record & World’s Fastest Car - Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, October 21st, 2020! We'll tell you about: the most significant lawsuit against big tech in decades: the accusations against Google and how the company is defending itself the ethical questions surrounding a new type of vaccine trial: next year, scientists may infect volunteers on purpose more early voting records the world's first "super truck"  why a fourth of U.S. workers say they thought about quitting their jobs Those stories and more in about 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below... This episode is brought to you by www.Rothys.com/newsworthy  Get your unique referral link here: theNewsWorthy.com/referral Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider        Sources: U.S. Government Sues Google: Bloomberg, CNN, WSJ, Axios, Google Response 300K More U.S. Deaths than Usual: Stat, WaPo, Reuters 14 States Set Hospitalization Records: CNN, CBS News, Axios UK to Infect Healthy Volunteers: AP, WSJ, WaPo, CNN, UK Gov NSA: Chinese Hackers Target Military: WSJ, NSA Early Voting Numbers: WaPo, ABC News, NBC News, CNN, Vote.org 8 More NFL Players with COVID-19: Bleacher Report, Forbes, NFL, ESPN Microsoft Windows Trouble: FOX Business, TechRadar, The Verge GM Unveils All-Electric Hummer: CNBC, The Verge, Tech Crunch, CNN, AP World’s Fastest Car: CNN, Fox News, Business Insider, SS North America Work Wednesday: 1 in 4 Workers Has Considered Quitting: AP, NY Post
Oct 21
11 min
Relief Talks Deadline, New Debate Rules & Rent a Movie Theater- Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, October 20th, 2020! We have updates about: COVID-19 relief talks and the latest deadline to come up with a compromise President Trump criticizing the nation's top infectious disease expert new rules for this week's presidential debate a recent milestone for air travel the warning you might start seeing on Disney+ a dicey mission in space to capture a piece of the past Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.TheNewsWorthy.com under the section titled 'Episodes' to read more about any of the stories mentioned or see sources below... This episode is brought to you by www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy  Want to advertise/sponsor our show? Please email sales@advertisecast.com for more information. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider        Sources: Deadline for COVID-19 Relief Talks: AP, WSJ, WaPo, CNBC, Pelosi Aide Tweet President Trump Criticizes Dr Fauci: AP, WaPo, Reuters, NY Times, CBS News, Trump Tweet COVID-19 Cases, Deaths: Johns Hopkins U.S. Charges Russian Military Hackers: NBC News, WaPo, AP, WSJ, DOJ New Presidential Debate Rules: AP, Reuters, NBC News, Commission on Presidential Debates TSA Hits New Pandemic Record: USA Today, WaPo, AP AMC Offers Private Theater Rentals: The Verge, Gizmodo, CNN, AMC Disney+ Adds Racism Warnings: Engadget, NPR, LA Times NASA Hoping to Mine Asteroid: AP, NASA, Scientific American, Cnet, NASA Live Stream Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks: USA Today, Cnet, Space.com
Oct 20
10 min
New Infections Surge, Historic Colorado Wildfires & World Series Teams- Monday, October 19th, 2020
The news to know for Monday, October 19th, 2020! What to know about: a surge in new COVID-19 cases around the U.S. two devastating wildfires in Colorado, including the largest in state history a top White House official in Syria for negotiations the World Series kicking off this week a new Google feature that has you hum or whistle a song the 2021 travel outlook Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. This episode is brought to you by www.Rothys.com/newsworthy  Want to advertise/sponsor our show? Please email sales@advertisecast.com for more information. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at  www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: U.S. Virus Surge: CNN, NBC News, ABC News, Politico, CDC, Johns Hopkins UN Iran Arms Embargo Expires: Axios, AP, CNBC Syria Hostage Negotiations: WSJ, The Hill, Reuters Biden, Trump Campaign Events: AP, NY Times, Reuters CO Wildfires Spreading: Denver Post, USA Today, ABC News, NBC News, FEMA, InciWeb World Series Begins: Tampa Bay Times, ESPN, LA Times, SI, WaPo FB: 2.2M Ads Tried to Disrupt Election: The Verge, Engadget, The Guardian Google Can Detect Hummed Songs: USA Today, Business Insider, CNN, Google Airbnb’s Top Destinations for 2021: USA Today, Airbnb Monday Monday: Book Stores Launch Shop Local Campaign: NY Times, AP, CNBC, Amazon
Oct 19
10 min
Special Edition: Sizing Up the Supreme Court
Today we’re talking about the U.S. Supreme Court, from the potential impact of President Trump’s latest nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to the pros/cons of what’s known as ‘packing the court’ and much more. This episode is brought to you by Castle Grade. Listen for the discount code. Be sure to tune-in again each weekday (M-F) for our regular episodes to get quick, unbiased news roundups in 10 minutes!  Get your unique referral code to share the show and get paid here. 
Oct 17
11 min
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