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April 3, 2020
The news to know for Friday, April 3rd, 2020!  We're talking about the expected new guidelines from the CDC to cover your face in public, and why the nation’s top doctors say it’s not enough. Also, unemployment claims spike to a new record, and now we're learning more about when you might actually get that stimulus check. Plus, The Patriots team plane put to good use, catch up on HBO shows for free, and it's "Feel Good Friday." Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.Care.com/newsworthy and www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy  Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at  www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider Listen to The Jordan Harbinger Show    Sources: Current Death Toll/Case Count: Johns Hopkins Dr. Birx on Social Distancing: Reuters, The Week CDC to Recommend Everyone Wear Masks: AP, The Hill More than 1 Million Reported Cases of Coronavirus: USA Today, The Hill Supply Shortage: NY Times, Fortune Defense Production Act for Ventilators: White House, White House, WSJ, CNN Hoarded Supplies Distributed: NBC News, ABC News New Unemployment Numbers: ABC News, CNBC When Stimulus Checks Will be Sent: NBC News, CNN, WaPo Committee to Oversee Emergency Aid: Politico, FOX News Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August: CNN, The Hill Wisconsin Primary: The Hill, Politico, Axios FDA Approves New COVID-19 Test: FDA, CNN, NY Times Changing Blood Donations Guidelines: FDA, Axios Patriots Plane Transports Face Masks From China to Boston: CNN, WSJ Bezos Gives $100 Million to Feed Families: The Hill, Vox America’s Food Fund: AP, TechCrunch HBO Free Streaming: CNN, TechCrunch, The Verge SXSW Films to be Streamed For Free: SXSW, Engadget, EW Feel Good Friday - Teddy Bear Hunts: USA Today, BBC Listen to The Jordan Harbinger Show 
April 2, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, April 2nd, 2020! We're hearing an updated take about COVID-19 from the nation's top doctor, and we're talking about China's potential deception about the disease. Also, what you need to know about a popular heartburn medication pulled from shelves. Plus: a major merger complete, a new TikTok rival, and how the late Kobe Bryant is still having an impact... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking about the impact of this pandemic and stay-at-home orders on the internet. Doug Suttles is the CEO and co-founder of Ookla, who owns Speedtest and Downdetector.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.Care.com/newsworthy. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: U.S. Case Count/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins New White House Coronavirus Model: NBC News, Politico Protective Gear Nearly Depleted: Washington Post, Reuters No FDA Approval on 2-Minute Test: AP News Russia Sends U.S. Medical Supplies: CBS News, FOX News Trump Suspends PPE Shipments Abroad: The Hill, NY Post New UN Economic Report: United Nations, AP Stock Market has Another Rough Day: Washington Post, The Hill, WSJ Jobless Report: NY Times, Politico Gun Background Checks: FBI, Newsweek, Axios Intelligence Report: China Coronavirus Lies: Bloomberg, Fox News President Trump Threatens Iran: NY Times, Washington Post, Twitter T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Finalized: The Verge, Engadget, ABC News, Cnet FDA Orders Zantac to be Pulled: FDA, CNN, AP, NBC News, STAT News YouTube’s TikTok Rival: The Information, CNET, 9to5Google Dolly Parton to Read Bedtime Stories to Kids: CNN, NPR, Fox News Harry Potter Hub: CNN, AP Kobe Bryant Kids’ Book Released: NBC News, Rolling Stone
April 1, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, April 1st, 2020! What to know about new CDC data showing how the coronavirus spreads, and we’ll explain how that’s impacting future guidelines. Also, while there’s new proof social distancing guidelines are working, there’s also a reason President Trump is using his most serious tone yet... Plus, we’re talking gas prices, Apple’s newest weather app and how April Fool’s Day will be different this year. Those stories and more in less than 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 Care.com. Go to  www.Care.com/newsworthy or use promo code 'newsworthy'  Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: New CDC Data: CDC, WaPo, NYT Coronavirus Guidelines Formally Reissued: NPR, FOX News Proof Social Distancing is Working: CNN, Politico U.S. Cases/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins New York Pools Resources: Al Jazeera, Bloomberg California Medical Volunteers: Sign Up Here FDA Authorizes 2-Minute COVID-19 Tests: Axios, The Hill Gas Prices Down: Fox Business, AAA, CNN, NPR Trump Mileage Standards: LA Times, AP Biden Campaign Update: NBC News, The Hill, CNN Wisconsin Primary As-Scheduled: ABC News, Politico Harry and Meghan Officially Non-Royal: NBC News, CNN, Forbes, People Marriott Data Breach: ABC News, CNBC Videoconferencing Privacy Concerns: NYT, ABC News, Newsweek Apple Buys Dark Sky: TechCrunch, Mashable, The Verge, Gizmodo Spotify Kids Launches: , USA Today, Variety, Mashable, Press Release April Fool’s Day: The Verge, Slate Family-Friendly Prank Ideas: NY Post, Today Work Wednesday-  Small Businesses Get Creative: CNN
March 31, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, March 31st, 2020! We're talking about top doctors' COVID-19 predictions for the months ahead as they suggest social distancing can save more than a million American lives, and we're discussing the urgent call for help from governors around the country. Plus: college athletes get second chances, workers go on strike, and the new way to buy Girl Scout cookies. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, how does the $2.2 trillion stimulus package address student loans? The answer in our new “Talk to Me Tuesday" segment. 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 Care.com. Go to  www.Care.com/newsworthy or use promo code 'newsworthy'  Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: NY Requests/Navy Hospitals: Reuters, ABC News, AP Chicago Temp Hospital: Chicago Tribune, WGN Louisiana Temp Hospital: The Hill, WDSU U.S. Cases/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins Dr. Birx Predictions: NBC News, NY Times Dr. Fauci Predictions: Forbes, NY Post Fed on Unemployment Rate: USA Today, CNBC Job Cuts Pile Up: Axios, NBC News, ABC News, Washington Post, NYT Facebook Invests $100 million for Coronavirus Support: Variety, Axios Olympics Rescheduled: ESPN, NYT NCAA Extra Eligibility: AP, CBS Sports Ford, GE Ventilator Mission: Axios, TechCrunch, Business Insider Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Testing: WSJ, Forbes FDA Approves Method to Clean N95 Masks: The Verge, TechCrunch, Press Release Worker Strikes: VICE, TechCrunch, Mashable, Engagdet, NPR HQ Trivia Makes a Comeback: WSJ, Axios, The Verge Audible Giving Away Hundreds of Stories for Kids: Mashable, Business Insider, Audible Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online: CNN, Girl Scouts Talk to Me Tuesday - How are student loans affected? WSJ, Forbes
March 30, 2020
The news to know for Monday, March 30th, 2020! What to know today about an extended timeline for social distancing guidelines, and what a top public health official says it’ll take to ease the rules. Plus: medical supplies airlifted, free COVID-19 treatments and a TV special for kids’ questions... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes. Also: can gift cards actually help businesses right now?   This episode is brought to you by Care.com. Go to  www.Care.com/newsworthy or use promo code 'newsworthy'  It's also brought to you by www.Empower.me/newsworthy. Use code 'newsworthy' and check out their coronavirus resources article here.   Sources: Coronavirus Case Count: Johns Hopkins Social Distancing Extended: Axios, The Hill, WaPo, White House Seattle-Area Slowdown: NYT, Seattle Times NY Impacts: NY Times, CNN Navy Hospital Ships En Route: WSJ, ABC News Supply Flights: Axios, The Hill Supply Shortages: US Mayors CDC Issues Travel Advisory: CDC, NBC News State-by-State Quarantine Orders: USA Today, WSJ Trump Signs Relief Package: CNN, Washington Post 4th Relief Package: WSJ, Reuters, The Hill, FOX News Tornadoes Hit Central U.S.: ABC News, AP Insurers Waive COVID-19 Treatment Costs: CNBC, Bloomberg FDA Authorizes New Coronavirus Drug: Politico, Fox News Apple Website for COVID-19: CNN, NPR, Apple.com/covid19 Gov’t Uses Cellphone Location Data: WSJ, Engadget Elton John Benefit: NY Daily News, E! Kristen Bell Kids Special: Fox News, AP Money Monday - Buying a Gift Card Really Help?: NPR, WaPo
March 27, 2020
The news to know for Friday, March 27th, 2020!  We’re breaking down the latest numbers to help highlight the impact of the new coronavirus: from how the U.S. is leading in a way we don’t want to which area is now considered the newest “hot spot.” Plus, a few other things going on, including a first for the new Space Force, a new job for the Duchess of Sussex, and a heartwarming change of heart. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.NativeDeodorant.com and www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy  *Check out The Jordan Harbinger Show and the episode he mentioned about fear here.  *Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at  www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: U.S. Has Most Diagnosed Cases in the World: Johns Hopkins New York Impacts: Bloomberg, NY Times Navy Ships En Route: DOD News Hospital Supplies Donated: NY Times, LA Times NOLA Cases Growing: USA Today, Fox News Texas Orders Quarantine on Tri-State, NOLA Travelers: Press Release New Social Distancing Guidelines: NBC News, CNN Record Number of Unemployment Claims: ABC News, Fox News Stock Enters Bull Market: NYT, CNBC House to Vote on Stimulus Package: Bloomberg, WSJ Actor Mark Blum Dies: Fox News, Deadline Globetrotter “Curly” Neal Dies: USA Today, The Week Severe Weather & Record ‘Heat: CNN, USA Today, ABC News Space Force Rocket Launch: TechCrunch, Engadget, Cnet, Space.com Internet Slowing in the U.S. and Europe: NYT, Vox Slack Sees Surge in Users: The Verge, Mashable Houseparty Surge: VentureBeat, Digital Trends Twitch Streaming Benefit: The Verge, Variety Elton John Charity Benefit: Deadline, Fox News Megan Markle to Narrate Disney Feature: Variety, Mashable Feel Good Friday – From Hate Comes Friendship: NBC News, CNN
March 26, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, March 26th, 2020! We have several COVID-19 updates for you such as the status of a $2 trillion stimulus package and what’s in it, some unfortunate milestones in the U.S. and around the world, and the new thing Americans seem to be hoarding at the grocery store... Plus, how Prince Charles is doing after testing positive for the virus, the celebrities pitching in millions of dollars, and how a tech competition could help us all. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with NASA Astronaut Christina Koch, who set the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman. She's sharing advice about living in isolation as many of us follow new stay-at-home protocols. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use the code 'newsworthy' for extra savings. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Coronavirus Stimulus Package: CNN, WaPo, Politico, WSJ Wednesday Deadliest Day in the US: CNN, CNBC New York Impacts: NY Times, AP Florida Tracking NY Travelers: Politico, Miami Herald California Impacts: CBS SF, Business Insider World Death Toll: Al Jazeera, Johns Hopkins Britain Antibody Tests: WSJ, Reuters Prince Charles has Coronavirus: BBC, USA Today Celebrities Donating to Coronavirus Relief: ABC News, Billboard, EW, Page Six, Variety, Axios Tech Giants & WHO Partnership: CNBC, Business Insider Weather Channel Tracking New Coronavirus Cases: Engadget, The Hill Eggs are the New ‘Panic Buy’ Obsession: CNN, Des Moines Register Grocery Stores to Install Plexiglass: Fox News, ABC News Companies Thanking Health Care Workers: USA Today, CNBC, The Verge
March 25, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, March 25th, 2020! What to know about the coronavirus crisis in New York right now, and the message for anyone who’s been in the area. Also, President Trump’s new timeline for getting the country back to normal. Why doctors are telling him -- not so fast. Plus, YouTube is lowering video quality, new ways to party with your friends (over the internet), and how to avoid "Zoom-bombing." Those stories and more in less than 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.NativeDeodorant.com. Use the code 'newsworthy' for extra savings. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Case Counts & Deaths: NY Times, AP, LA Times, Johns Hopkins Virus Slow to Mutate: WaPo, New York Magazine FDA Okays Treatment for Critical Patients: NBC News, AP Trump Wants Country Open by Easter: Politico, CNN, AP Stimulus Deal: WaPo, AP, The Hill Stocks Rally: WSJ, Axios, China to Ease Lockdown: NYT, Al Jazeera India Orders 3 Week Lockdown: Bloomberg, BBC Italy Death Toll Rises: Reuters, CNN Olympics Postponed: Olympic.org, Washington Post Traffic and Pollution Decline: NYT, CNBC Social Distancing Tracking: WaPo, Unacast Scoreboard T-Mobile’s Budget Option: The Verge, Engadget Verizon Gives Customers Extra Data: Engadget, 9to5google YouTube Lowers Quality: Bloomberg, Wired, The Verge Instagram Co-Watching: The Verge, Mashable Netflix Party: The Verge, Digital Trends Disney+ Subscriber Spike: Forbes, 9to5mac Work Wednesday- Zoom-Bombing: NYT, Zoom, ZDNet
March 24, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, March 24th, 2020! We’re talking about the holdup in that big stimulus package that could give Americans personal checks, and what to expect to happen with it today. Also, the nation’s doctor has a new message for Americans. Plus: Team USA wants out, medical professionals are wearing rings for science, and koalas are making a comeback... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, can you get COVID-19 twice? We’ll answer that listener question in our new “Talk to Me Tuesday" segment. 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.NativeDeodorant.com. Use the code 'newsworthy' for extra savings. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Congress Split on Aid Package: The Hill, NYT, Reuters, Politico Stocks Decline: CBS News, NPR New Stay-at-Home Orders: Axios, NY Times Testing Potential Treatments: NBC News, NY Daily News Surgeon General Warning: NBC News, CNN Anti-Hoarding Executive Order: The Hill, Reuters World Health Organization Update: BBC, NPR Britain Imposes 3-Week Lockdown: CNN, Axios Italy New Case Count: AP, Reuters American Stranded: WaPo, WSJ Team USA Urges Olympics Delay: Statement IOC Member Confirms Postponement: USA Today,  Bleacher Report, Time Koalas Released After Australia Fires: Mashable, The Standard PG&E Pleading Guilty for Camp Fire: ABC News, NBC News, AP ER Doctors Wearing Smart Rings: Engadget, SF Chronicle CVS, Dollar General, Instacart Hiring: USA Today, Business Journals, TechCrunch, Fox News Prime Streaming Kids Content for Free: TechCrunch, The Verge, Variety Talk to Me Tuesday- COVID-19 Sequel? Harvard, Vox
March 23, 2020
The news to know for Monday, March 23rd, 2020! We’re talking about the newest action to slow the new coronavirus, from where the National Guard is headed to the status of the government’s $1.8 trillion stimulus package. Also, which countries are threatening to boycott the 2020 Olympics... Plus, the companies hiring, Google’s new websites, and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com and by Empower.me/newsworthy. Use the code 'newsworthy' for extra savings. Check out Empower's article for more resources about today's Money Monday story: https://blog.empower.me/coronavirus   Sources: Stay at Home Orders: The Hill, USA Today Disaster Declarations & National Guard Activated: NBC News, CBS News Addressing Supply Shortages: WaPo, Reuters CNN, Axios, FDA Senate Stimulus Negotiations: AP, ABC News, NY Times, Politico Sen. Rand Paul Tests Positive: Fox News, USA Today More Restrictions in Europe: AP, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, Reuters Olympics Postponed?: ABC News, NBC News, Bloomberg Kenny Rogers Passes Away: ABC News, CNN Spring Storms Forecast: ABC News, NY Times Automakers Approved to Make Ventilators: TechCrunch, USA Today Companies Making Medical Masks: NYT, WAPO, ABC News Apple Donating Millions of Masks: The Verge Companies Hiring in Crisis: NYT, The Verge Google Launches COVID-19 Website: Google, Gizmodo, PC Mag Remote Education Resources: The Verge Money Monday - Financial Relief
March 20, 2020
The news to know for Friday, March 20th, 2020!  We have a lot of updates about the impacts of the new coronavirus: from new orders to stay at home and worries about shortages to new treatments tested and more relief on the way... Plus: we’re talking about the impact to the Internet, a weekend movie marathon, and a live-streamed talk show for charity. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.Blinkist.com/news and www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy  Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: CA “Stay at Home” Order: AP, LA Times Rise in Jobless Claims: NYT, ABC News Markets Stabilize: NPR, CNBC Travel Warnings, Restrictions: State Department, CNN, Politico, Reuters Total COVID-19 Cases: Johns Hopkins Italy’s Death Toll Surpasses China’s: NYT, Washington Post More Makeshift Hospitals: CNN, Fox News, AP, KIRO FDA Testing Drugs: NBC News, ABC News NIH Wants Blood Samples from Survivors: NIH, The Verge Connecticut Delays Primary: Axios, The Hill Tulsi Gabbard Drops Out, Back Biden: NBC News, USA Today Kirsten Gillibrand Backs Biden: Washington Post Tesla Shutting Down Factories: The Verge, TechCrunch Elon Musk, GM Offer to Make Ventilators: Engadget, ABC News TV Shows Donate Medical Equipment: Mashable, CNN Rosie O’Donnell Revives Talk Show: Hollywood Reporter, Variety Slack Sees Boom: TechCrunch, Business Insider Telehealth Services: STAT News Netflix Switch to SD in EU: TechCrunch, Engadget, BBC Cannes Film Festival Postponed: AP, NYT New Minions Movie Delayed: WaPo, Variety Hallmark Plans Christmas Movie Marathon: ABC News, Parade Nickelodeon Launches New Content: Deadline, CNN Feel Good Friday: Generous Tip: NBC News
March 19, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, March 19th, 2020! What to know about President Trump invoking his emergency authority: the new action steps he, lawmakers and hospitals are now taking. And on the first day of spring, we’re talking about an earthquake, blizzards and thunderstorms. Plus: Apple’s newest reveal, including a Magic Keyboard, and how Nextdoor is making it easier for neighbors to help each other... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with social epidemiologist Dr. Malia Jones about the dos and don't of social distancing. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.Blinkist.com/news Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: COVID-19 Aid packages: Axios, AP, The Hill Supply Shortages: CNN, Fox News, NBC News, NPR, Wired, WaPo Doctors Refocus: AP, Washington Examiner  U.S./Canada Border Closed: The Hill, CNBC Stock Market Updates: Politico, WSJ, The Hill, Washington Post Business Closures: USA Today, TechCrunch, CNBC, Fox News, The Hill, Business Insider, CNBC  Bonnaroo Postponed: Variety, Rolling Stone Kids Coronavirus Risks: NBC News, NYT Earthquake Hits Utah: ABC News, Salt Lake Tribune Severe Storms & Tornadoes Forecast: USA Today, The Weather Channel First Day of Spring!: CBS News Bernie Sanders Campaign Future: Reuters, CNN, WaPo Apple Unveils Newest Macbook Ipad and Air: Axios, WSJ NextDoor Adds Features to Help Neighbors During Virus: The Verge, Adweek U.S. Colleges Offering Up Dorms: AP Volunteers 3D Printing Valves: The Verge, The Hill Free Entrance at National Parks: Mashable, CNN
March 18, 2020
We’ll explain how local and federal governments are considering all means to fight the virus and its economic fallout, from city lockdowns to sending Americans checks. Plus: Biden does it again, Tom Brady’s big announcement, and how people and businesses everywhere are helping out. Those stories and more in less than 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.Blinkist.com/news Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Lockdowns & Closures: The Hill, Las Vegas Review Journal, Fox News, STAT News Medical Supplies & Testing Shortage: NBC News, NYT, WaPo, NPR Cases, Deaths, & CDC Guidance: Johns Hopkins, CDC Stimulus Proposal: NYT, CNBC Stock Market Recovers: AP, WaPo Tax Deadline Delayed: Vox, CNBC 3 States Primary Results: USA Today, FOX News Tom Brady Changing Teams: ESPN, NFL Network, FOX Sports, CBS Sports Brooklyn Nets Players Test Positive: NBC News, CBS Sports French Open Postponed: ABC News, Sports Illustrated Movie Delays/Theater Closing: CNN, CNN, AP Fox Buying Tubi TV: WSJ, THR Red Cross Donations: Red Cross, ABC News Facebook Employee Bonuses: The Verge, NBC News, The Information Distillery Making Sanitizer: TechCrunch, ABC News Billionaire Donations: CNN, Cnet Work Wednesday: Working Remotely: CNBC
March 17, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, March 17th, 2020! What to know about another set of new guidelines and mandates, some telling Americans to shelter in place. Why our day-to-day lives are being impacted by COVID-19, and how long it might last. Plus: tech giants fight fraud, 'help wanted' at Amazon, and a unique St. Patrick’s Day. Those stories and more in less than 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.Blinkist.com/news Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Bay Area Mandatory Lockdown: SF Chronicle, SF Gate PA Businesses Shut Down: WTXF, Pittsburgh Post Gazette Trump’s New Coronavirus Guidance: WhiteHouse.gov, CBS News, USA Today U.S. Death Toll/COVID-19 Cases: NBC News, Johns Hopkins, NYT, ScienceMag National Guard Mobilized: Business Insider Coronavirus Economic Fallout: AP, WaPo, Politico, CNN, CNBC More European Countries on Lockdown: Al Jazeera, CNN Canada Closing Border: Bloomberg, BBC Tuesday Primaries: WaPo, Fox News Biden wins Washington: AP, The Hill Supreme Court Postponed: NBC News, CNN Fake Texts & Misinformation Crackdown: NBC News, Bloomberg Amazon Hiring: TechCrunch, WSJ, CNBC Celebrities with COVID-19: LA Times, NBC News Sporting Events Postponed: CBS Sports, Fox Sports, NYT Animals Streaming: CNN, Chicago Tribune, Daily Hive Recently-Released Movies Streaming: The Verge, USA Today St. Patrick's Day: History, Insider, Fox News, Irish Recipes, Ways to Celebrate at Home
March 16, 2020
The news to know for Monday, March 16th, 2020! We’re talking about strict new guidelines to get COVID-19 under control and exactly where that guidance is coming from. Also, key takeaways from last night’s Democratic debate. Plus, what to know about the NFL changing its drug policy, Bill Gates stepping down and the popular movies streaming early. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.Blinkist.com/news and www.Empower.me/newsworthy    Sources: New Coronavirus Guidance: WSJ, CBS News, AP, CDC, Dept of Homeland Security Schools, Bars & More Closed: USA Today, Fox News, LA Times National Emergency & Congress Aid Package: CNN, Bloomberg, NBC News, Politico Concerns Over Food and Medicine Shortages: NYT, NPR Fed Cuts Interest Rates: USA Today, WSJ Stock Futures: CNBC, CNN New Travel Restrictions: NYT, AP Europe COVID-19 Death Toll: WaPo, WHO Vaccine Development: AP, ABC News Democratic Debate Recap: CNN, WaPo Primaries Postponed: Vox, WSJ NFL New Rules: NYT, AP, CBS Sports Bill Gates Steps Down: WIRED, CBS News Wireless Carriers Waive Cancellations: Engadget, Axios Movies Streaming Early: Mashable, Engadget, The Verge Money Monday: Managing Subscriptions: West Monroe, The Motley Fool
March 13, 2020
The news to know for Friday, March 13th, 2020!  We're talking about the latest updates for the new coronavirus as people cancel plans around the world. Yet, there’s some surprising data about jobs. We’re also talking about the first one-on-one Democratic debate happening this weekend. Plus: new planets discovered, wacky dream homes, and a couple of much-needed reasons to “feel good” this Friday. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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 and www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy  Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Coronavirus Event Cancellations: USA Today, CBS Sports, Buzzfeed, ABC News, CNN Coronavirus Cases/Testing/Vaccine Progress: CDC, WaPo, IBT, WSJ, BBC, CNBC,  Economy, Travel & Emergency Aid Politico, AP, NYT, Boston Globe, CNN, The Guardian U.S. Iraq Airstrike: AP, CNN Chelsea Manning Jail Release: CBS News, NPR 2020 Dems on Coronavirus: USA Today, Yahoo, NYTimes Debate Sunday: USA Today, TIME, Politico Jobless Benefits Claims: ABC News, CNBC New Planets Beyond Neptune: Space.com, USA Today Editing Tweets: The Verge, TechCrunch Airbnb Home-Building Contest: USA Today, MarketWatch, AirBnb Dali Found at Thrift Store: CNN, People Feel Good Friday – Animals' New Lives: The Hill, People
March 12, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, March 12th, 2020! What to know today about new travel restrictions, the latest from top experts about how to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, and the big announcement from the NBA... Plus: a first for an Olympic tradition, Gronk's new game plan, and a dinosaur discovery. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with Dr. Oz about the new coronavirus and actions we can all take. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy  Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Europe Travel Ban: PBS News, NYT, WaPo WHO Declares Global Pandemic: USA Today, Axios Expert Warnings & Advice: Politico, Stat News, CNBC, CDC Economic Impacts/Relief: AP, NBC News, Fox News, NYT Basketball Changes: SI, ESPN, NBC Sports, Yahoo Sports, USA Today,CBS Sports Entertainment Impact: AP, ET, SFGate, EW Harvey Weinstein Sentenced: LA Times WSJ, Deadline  Super Tuesday II Reax: WaPo, FoxNews, CNN Olympic Flame Lighting: NBC News, ABC News, Deadline Olympics Happening?: USA Today, Reuters Sports Roundup: Rob Gronkowski to WWE: ESPN, Fox Sports Women’s Soccer Streaming: The Verge, Engadget Soulcycle Bike: Fox Business, The Verge  Smallest Dinosaur Discovered: CNN, Livescience
March 11, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, March 11th, 2020! What to know today about Joe Biden’s second big night as he all but declares himself the Democratic presidential nominee, and where there are more drastic measures happening in the U.S. to try to contain the new coronavirus. Plus a first for the U.S. Census, Uber’s new texting feature, and why some shoes were sent to space. Those stories and more -- in less than 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  And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Super Tuesday II Results: NYT, AP, Politico Coronavirus ‘Containment Zone’: NYT, CBS News Coronavirus Travel & Events Impacted: Vox, WSJ, LA Times, Yahoo  Coronavirus Latest Economic Impact: AP, Boston Globe Coronavirus Surgeon General Guidance: ABC News, Coronavirus.gov Census Bureau Site: AP, Census 2020 Dick’s Closing Hunting Dept.: USA Today, CNBC, WSJ Insurance Merger: Reuters, WSJ, Axios Uber Text to 911: Engadget, ABC News High-Tech Medical Records: Mashable, NYT Billionaires Fighting Coronavirus: The Verge, Vox, TechCrunch, Business Insider Adidas Launches Sneakers into Space: CNN, Space.com Work Wednesday - Remote Working: CityLabs
March 10, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, March 10th, 2020! We’re talking about a historically bad day for the stock market and how President Trump hopes to turn things around. Also: it’s “Mini Super Tuesday” -  the first big test since the presidential race came down to two main Democratic candidates. Plus, prisoners to the rescue, a coffee giant goes green and a bizarre way to make money while you sleep. Those stories and more in less than 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.Rothys.com/newsworthy  Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Coronavirus Economic impacts: USA Today, Business Insider, CNBC, Fox News Coronavirus Italy Lockdown: Sky News, Bloomberg, Politico, NYT Coronavirus Fraudulent Prevention/Treatment: FDA, WaPo Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal: BBC, Al Jazeera Super Tuesday II: WaPo, Newsweek Pete Buttigieg Tries Comedy: Mashable, USA Today Studying Air Pollution from Space: NASA, The Verge Coronavirus Prevention: CNN, NYPostJohns Hopkins Tracking Map: Here Greener Starbucks Cup: The Verge, WSJ Cross-Posting Stories: TechCrunch, Engadget Streaming Sleep: NYT, Wired
March 9, 2020
The news to know for Monday, March 9th, 2020! We're talking about new guidance from health officials regarding travel in America, and which country put a new travel ban in place. Also, a shakeup at the White House and key endorsements in the race for president. Plus: promising new tech for vaccines, a royal farewell, and a couple reasons for celebrations around the world. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.Rothys.com/newsworthy and www.Empower.me/newsworthy      Sources: Travel Restrictions: WaPo, CDC, USA Today, BBC CA Cruise Update: LA Times, ABC News U.S. Death Toll Rises: CNN, NYT Dow Futures: NBC News, Business Insider New Chief of Staff: NYT, AP, CBS News 2020 Presidential Race: Reuters, AP Nashville Tornado Update: USA Today, CNN, People Royal Farewell Event: Forbes, AP News  Vaccines Without Needles: Newsweek, Fast Company Coronavirus Impact on Tech, Biz & Sports: USA Today, Engadget, NBC News, FOX Business Box Office: Variety, Deadline Purim: Chabad.org, CNN Holi: TimesNowNews, Indian Express Money Monday - Millennial Savings: Business Insider
March 6, 2020
The news to know for Friday, March 6th, 2020!  What to know today about the major impact of the new coronavirus on the travel industry: from empty airports to new policies and even advice about certain hand sanitizer... Plus: more plans for space vacations, get ready to spring forward this weekend, and a reason to unplug that can make you money. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.Zola.com/newsworthy and www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy.  Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: COVID-19 - U.S. Status: CNN, AP, NBC News, Al Jazeera Travel Issues: NYT, USA Today, WaPo Economic Impact: WSJ, CNBC, Politico, CNBC Mueller Report Review: AP, Fox News, CNN Elizabeth Warren Out: ABC News, Reuters Trump to Visit Tennessee: ABC News, Accuweather, USA Today Daylight Saving Time: USA Today Mars Rover Gets a Name: NBC News, CBS News SpaceX Sending Tourists to Space: The Verge, NYT Facebook Takes Down Trump Campaign Ads: Washington Post, ABC News DIY Hand Sanitizer: CNN, Fox News, Twitter Nat’l Day of Unplugging: Mashable, Nat’l Day of Unplugging, Hinge Feel Good Friday - AP, WRAL
March 5, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, March 5th, 2020! What to know today about the race for president: who's left, who's leading, and President Trump's reaction to it all. Also, we're talking about the new guidelines surrounding the coronavirus... Plus: editing DNA, Twitter's new disappearing tweets, and the James Bond movie is now delayed. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking about Super Tuesday results, what happens next in the election, and a few of the key terms to know in this race. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.MagicSpoon.com/newsworthy and use code 'newsworthy' Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Sanders Attacks Biden: Politico, Business Insider Trump Campaign on Super Tuesday: AP, The Hill, NBC News Bloomberg Drops Out: CNN, Fox News Coronavirus Latest: Washington Post, NYT, Reuters, NPR, WSJ, CNBC, NY Daily News, The Hill, NBC News, ABC News US Attacks Taliban: Reuters , CNN, Twitter Gene-Editing Breakthrough: AP, NPR GM Takes on Tesla: The Verge, CNN, Axios Google “Read This Page”: USA Today Twitter’s Disappearing Tweets: CNBC, Variety, TechCrunch Reddit Suicide Prevention: Engadget, The Verge Alex Trebek Gets Personal: Twitter, NBC News, FOX News James Bond Movie Delayed: Deadline, Enews, CNN
March 4, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, March 4th, 2020! What to know today about the Super Tuesday results and how the Democratic primary is looking more like a two-man race. Also, we're talking about the impact of an emergency interest rate cut... Plus: a daring stunt on an active volcano, high-tech tires, and a first for Mickey Mouse. Those stories and more -- in less than 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.Zola.com/newsworthy  And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Super Tuesday Results: NYT, NBC News, Fox News, Washington Post Tennessee Tornadoes: CBS News, USA Today, Weather Channel, AP, Billboard (how to help) Fed Cuts Rates: Reuters, WSJ, NYT, CNN Business Coronavirus Latest: AP, CBS News, USA Today High-Wire Walk Over Volcano: USA TODAY, ABC News Facebook Rethinks Libra: The Verge, Reuters, The Information Robinhood Outages: CNBC, TechCrunch, Faster Same-Day Shipping: The Verge, Cnet, CNBC Goodyear Smart Tire: Engadget CNET Mickey Runaway Railway: AP, CNN, Disney Work Wednesday- Fox Business USA Today
March 3, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020! What to know today about Super Tuesday: who's in, who's out, and why today is crucial for candidates, and we're talking about new efforts to stop the coronavirus disease in the U.S... Plus: new support for self-driving cars, Apple owes iPhone users money, and TV's favorite judge is calling it quits (and what's next for her). Those stories and more in less than 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.Zola.com/newsworthy  Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Super Tuesday: WaPo, CNN, The Hill, CBS News, WSJ Coronavirus Latest: Washington Post, AP, Politico, NYT, ABC News, USA Today Stocks Rally: CNBC, WSJ, Fox Business Israeli’s Third Election: BBC, Washington Post, NYT  RIP Jack Welch: WSJ, NPR, AP --  RIP James Lipton: Variety Waymo Investment: VentureBeat, TechCrunch Apple Lawsuit Settlement: The Verge, Reuters AT&T TV: Engadget, The Verge, CNBC ‘FX on Hulu’ Launch: The Verge, TechCrunch Netflix Comedy Fest: Deadline, LA Times  “Judge Judy” Ends: The Hollywood Reporter, Variety
March 2, 2020
The news to know for Monday, March 2nd, 2020! What to know today about the new coronavirus within the U.S. and around the world, and the big developments in the presidential race just before Super Tuesday... Plus: we're talking 5G, 3D, Trader Joe's and Dr. Seuss. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.Zola.com/newsworthy and www.Empower.me/newsworthy   Sources: Coronavirus Latest: AP, NYT, USA Today, CDC, WSJ, LA Times, Engadget, Tik Tok U.S.-Taliban Deal: WaPo, NPR, CBS News, Military Times, USA Today, CNN 2020 Presidential Race: WaPo, WSJ, Politico Walmart, Verizon to Test 5G: WSJ, Engadget Facebook’s 3D Photos: The Verge, VentureBeat Remembering Trader Joe: NPR, Fox News Dr. Seuss Day: CNN, Read Across America Weekend Box Office: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter Money Monday - CNN
February 28, 2020
The news to know for Friday, February 28th, 2020!  What to know today about the latest impact from the coronavirus disease, from Wall Street to schools, and we're talking about this weekend's important primary... Plus: the biggest explosion in the universe, who is taking on Amazon Prime, and explaining Leap Day. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.NativeDeodorant.com.  *Use the code 'newsworthy' for a special offer. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Coronavirus Latest: NYT, NBC News, WSJ, AP, CNBC South Carolina Primary: AP, NPR, The Hill, Washington Post, CBS News Winter Storm Heads East: Weather Channel, ABC News Biggest Explosion in Universe: Space.com, CNN Walmart+ vs. Amazon Prime?: Recode, DoorDash Files for IPO: TechCrunch, WSJ, CNBC Krispy Kreme Delivery: USA Today, Fox News LinkedIn Story Feature: Forbes, The Verge Leap Day: USA Today Feel Good Friday - Good News Network  
February 27, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, February 27th, 2020! What to know today about the coronavirus disease in America, a positive sign for the economy, and the tennis legend retiring... Plus: which big retailer has big plans for health care, Earth's new mini-moon, and 'Bachelor' for seniors. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking about the new military service called the Space Force. Our guest is talking about the real threats in space and clearing up misconceptions.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com.  *Use the code 'newsworthy' for a special offer. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Coronavirus: Pence Takes Over, Community Spread: NPR, The Hill, WSJ, Wired, NYT, CNN Shooting at Molson Coors: AP, USA Today, CBS News US Homes Sales Surge: CNBC, Reuters, AP Maria Sharapova Retires: Vanity Fair, ESPN, CBS Sports Walmart Health Clinics: Bloomberg, Axios Facebook Bans Coronavirus Ads: Business Insider, Mashable, Reuters Earth’s Mini-Moon: Cnet, Forbes Bachelor Senior: The Wrap, CNN  
February 26, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, February 26th, 2020! What to know today about a new warning from federal health officials and what they say America needs to do when it comes to the coronavirus disease. Also, learn a few takeaways from last night's heated Democratic debate... Plus: a surprise shakeup at Disney, Amazon's first-of-its-kind grocery store, and why the JIF vs. GIF debate is trending again. Those stories and more -- in less than 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.NativeDeodorant.com.  *Use the code 'newsworthy' for a special offer. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Coronavirus Warning for U.S.: AP, ABC News, NYT Dem Debate Takeaways: Politico, AP, NYT, USA Today, WSJ Violence In India: Reuters, CNN, Washington Post Bob Iger Steps Down: CNBC, LA Times  First Cashierless Grocery Stores: TechCrunch, WSJ, Business Insider  ‘GIF’ vs. ‘JIF’: The Verge, Today Golden Shamrock Shake Auction: USA Today, CNN Ash Wednesday: Fox News, Independent Work Wednesday: The Atlantic, Buildings, Popsugar   
February 25, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, February 25th, 2020! What to know today about the outcome of the Harvey Weinstein trial, why the Dow took a nosedive yesterday, and a major step toward a coronavirus vaccine... Plus: we're talking NASA, New Orleans and Netflix. Those stories and more in less than 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.NativeDeodorant.com. Use the code 'newsworthy' for a special offer. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Harvey Weinstein Guilty:  CNN, FOX News, NYT, THR Dow Nosedive: WSJ, AP, USA Today, CNBC COVID-19 Vaccine: WSJ President Trump in India: ABC News, Bloomberg Kobe Bryant Memorial: LA Times, CBS Sports, ESPN Lawsuit Filed: AP, CBS News Midwest Winter Storm: USA Today, ABC News, AccuWeather Mardi Gras: CNN, Mardi Gras Barrier-Breaking Mathematician Dies: NBC News, NYT NASA Detects Marsquakes: CNN, The Verge Uber Ads on Cars: Ad Week, Engadget Netflix Top 10: Variety, Cnet Free Pancakes: USA Today
February 24, 2020
The news to know for Monday, February 24th, 2020! What to know today about the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic pick for president, which country President Trump is in this week (and why), and what to expect at Kobe Bryant's public memorial today... Plus: another major first for artificial intelligence, why Lyft cars could look more like taxis soon, and a Friends reunion with Ross, Rachel and the rest of the crew is happening. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com - and by Empower.me/newsworthy.  *Use the code 'newsworthy' for special offers. Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Nevada Caucus Results: AP, NYT, WaPo President Trump in India: Fox News, LA Times Coronavirus Impact to South Korea, Italy: WaPo, NYT, BBC, WSJ, NBC News RIP B. Smith: USA Today, ABC News, Variety Kobe Bryant Memorial: NBC News, USA Today Fury vs. Wilder: ESPN, CBS Sports  AI-Discovered Antibiotic: FT, BBC, Engadget  Trump Ads on YouTube: Bloomberg, TechCrunch, The Hill, NPR Lyft Cartop Ads: Axios, Engadget NAACP Image Awards: THR,  Friends Reunion: The Hollywood Reporter, People Box Office: Variety, Deadline, AP Money Monday - Business Insider, CNBC, Quartz  
February 21, 2020
The news to know for Friday, February 21st, 2020!  What to know today about the Nevada caucuses, Russian interference in the election, and the winter storm impacting millions... Plus: which universities are giving more financial aid, why some people are getting free Peloton bikes, and it's time for Feel Good Friday. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.Blinkist.com/news Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Nevada Weekend Caucuses: NPR, USA Today, Vox Russian Interference: NYT, WSJ, WaPo, CBS News Roger Stone Sentencing: AP, WSJ, CNBC Winter Storm Impact: USA Today, NBC News, CNN, Weather USC Offers Free Tuition: CBS News, LA Times Morgan Stanley Buys E*Trade: WSJ, Bloomberg, NYT Flywheel vs. Peloton: Business Insider, CNN, Fox Business Facebook Recordings: The Verge CBS Streaming Service: The Verge, Cnet Hindus Celebrate: Times of India, Beliefnet Feel Good Friday - USA Today, WaPo
February 20, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, February 20th, 2020! What to know today about last night's heated Democratic debate, Trump's historic yet controversial appointee, and why well-known athletes are speaking up... Plus: a new royal couple timeline, Uber's new reporting feature, and why Burger King is promoting a moldy burger. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with Dr. Syra Madad, who was featured in the new Netflix docu-series Pandemic, about the coronavirus disease.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.Blinkist.com/news Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Dem Debate Takeaways: NYT, NBC News, POLITICO Trump Picks Historic, Controversial Leader: Fox News, Washington Post Astros Outrage: NYT, CNN Pop Smoke Dies: ABC News, USA Today, Variety Royal Split Timeline: Today, The Guardian, BBC TikTok Parental Controls: TechCrunch, The Verge Uber’s Real Time Reports: USA Today, ABC News Staples Podcast Studios: Engadget, PR Newswire Burger King’s Moldy Whopper: NBC News, CNN
February 19, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, February 19th, 2020! What to know today about the high-profile convicts just let off the hook, Bloomberg's big debate debut tonight, and a landmark decision in India... Plus: the first tech workers to unionize and the iconic castle getting a makeover. Those stories and more -- in less than 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.Blinkist.com/news And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Trump Clemency Spree: CBS News, The HIll, FOX News, Washington Post, NYT Bloomberg’s Debate Debut: NYT, NBC News, CBS News Top Court’s Landmark Decision: CNN, BBC NASCAR Crash Update: USA Today, CBS Sports Space Tourism Deal: The Verge, Space.com, Engadget Kickstarter Union: Mashable, NBC News New Autonomous Shuttle: TechCrunch, The Verge Match.com SOS Text: Engadget, Cnet Disney Castle Gets Makeover: AP, Business Insider Work Wednesday - CNBC, WSJ, NYT  
February 18, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, February 18th, 2020! What to know today about the Boy Scouts of America: why the iconic youth organization is filing for bankruptcy and what happens next... Plus: a few updates about the new coronavirus disease, Jeff Bezos is giving away $10 billion, the new slide-out smartphone, and another new video streaming option. Those stories and more in less than 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.Blinkist.com/news Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Boy Scouts Bankruptcy: WSJ, LA Times, AP, USA Today Surprise During Ship Evacuation: NBC News, CNN, NPR, NYT Most Cases Mild: AP, NPR Outbreak Impacts Apple: WSJ, CNBC Mississippi Flooding Update: Fox News, Accuweather, CNN Britain Flooding: CBS News, AP Bezos Earth Fund: Instagram, CNBC, Fox Business, USA Today Daytona 500: CBS Sports, USA Today Durability Concerns: Mashable, The Verge New Slide-Out Phone: The Verge, Mashable, Cnet RedBox Streaming Service: The Verge, Engadget, TechCrunch Moon to “Eclipse” Mars: Space.com, Accuweather  
February 17, 2020
The news to know for Monday, February 17th, 2020! What to know today about the Americans stuck on a quarantined cruise ship and the dozens who tested positive for the new coronavirus COVID-19. Plus: the tributes and takeaways at the NBA All-Star Game, Delta's billion dollar announcement and Facebook's newest app. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.Blinkist.com/news Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Cruise Ship Evacuations: NPR, Washington Post, USA Today Chinese President Virus Timeline: AP, USA Today U.S.-Taliban Deal: AP, The Hill, FOX News Record Mississippi Flooding: NBC News, CNN, Weather Channel  Presidents Day: Fox News, History.com,  Trump at Daytona 500: Sports Illustrated, USA Today NBA All Star Game: ESPN, CBS Sports, Yahoo! Sports, AP Delta Goes Carbon Neutral: CNN, The Guardian, CNBC Facebook “Hobbi” App: Mashable, 9to5Mac, TechCrunch HQ Trivia Game Shut Down: Engadget, The Verge Box Office: Variety, USA Today Money Monday - Best Travel Credit Cards  
February 14, 2020
The news to know for Friday, February 14th, 2020!  What to know today about some unexpected comments from the U.S. attorney general, and why the Pentagon, Microsoft and Amazon are all going to court. Plus: why Uber has a new 1-800 number, the planned tribute at this weekend's all-star game, and Happy Valentine's Day! Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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 Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Attorney General’s Frustrations: ABC News, WSJ, FOX News, NYT War Powers Resolution: CNN, ABC News, AP, NPR Hope Hicks Returns: NBC News US vs. Huawei: Bloomberg, WSJ, BBC Pentagon, Microsoft & Amazon in Court: WSJ, Reuters, Axios Hottest January on Record: NBC News, Weather Channel, AP Zillow Fights Homelessness: Engadget, Geekwire Uber’s 1-800 Number: CNN, TechCrunch, The Verge  NBA All-Star Game: Sports Illustrated, NBA.com, Fanside Sonic the Hedgehog Controversy: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter Happy Valentine’s Day: NRF, CNBC, USA Today, History, MarTechSeries  Feel Good Friday -  Boy Pays off Lunch Debt: CNN 
February 13, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, February 13th, 2020! What to know today about why the U.S. attorney general will be in the hot seat on Capitol Hill, the latest candidate to drop out of the presidential race, and why a major global conference was just cancelled... Plus: a mysterious radio signal in space, explaining the 'Emoji Kitchen' feature, and the Netflix free movie offer. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with Damona Hoffman from Dates & Mates about online dating trends, app safety and new tech for couples ahead of Valentine's Day. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by www.Rothys.com/newsworthy Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: AG Barr to Testify: The Hill, CNN Deval Patrick Drops Out: NPR, Politico NH Primary Turnout: ABC News, NYT Coronavirus Latest: AP, NYT, CNN Tech Show Canceled: The Verge, Bloomberg, Business Insider Under Armour Stocks Fall: Forbes, CNBC Mysterious Space Signal: USA Today, CNN, CBS News First Electric Fire Truck: LA Times, Engadget Emoji Kitchen: TechCrunch, The Verge Netflix Free Movie: Deadline, The Verge “Apollo 13” Back in Theaters: Engadget, Space.com
February 12, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, February 12th, 2020! What to know today about the winning candidate in New Hampshire, what seems to be a dramatic protest in the criminal case of President Trump's longtime friend, and why there's a new name for the coronavirus... Plus: Samsung's big reveal, NASA is recruiting, and which breed won Best in Show. Those stories and more -- in less than 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 And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: NH Primary Results: NYT, AP, WaPo Yang, Bennett Drop Out: ABC News, The Hill Prosecutors Protest: AP, NBC News, WaPo, FOX News New Name for Coronavirus: NPR, CNBC, Reuters T-Mobile, Sprint Merger: AP, USA Today, Reuters FTC Investigates Tech Mergers: Engadget, CNBC, Washington Post Samsung Unpacked Event: USA Today, TechCrunch, Cnet Broom Challenge: NBC News, CBS News, Insider NASA Recruiting: Cnet, Florida Today  ‘Best in Show’: FOX Sports (video), USA Today, Sporting News  “Birds of Prey” New Title: Entertainment Weekly, CNN Work Wednesday - Millennials & Job Hopping: Zapier, HRDive  
February 11, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, February 11th, 2020! What to watch today in New Hampshire, what really happened when half of Americans had their personal data stolen, and when exactly SpaceX plans to take people to space for the first time (it's soon!). Plus: what to expect from Samsung's big event today and how a new music label is finding the next big star with artificial intelligence. Those stories and more in less than 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.Rothys.com/newsworthy Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: New Hampshire Primary: NYT, Vox, Newsweek Flooding Risk: Weather Channel, NBC News, CNN Trump’s Budget Plan: NYT, WSJ, The Hill, USA Today, Fox News Equifax Data Breach: WIRED, NBC News, Politico, Consumer Reports Coronavirus Updates: CNN, CBS News, CNBC  First SpaceX Flight Coming: Engadget, TechCrunch, CNBC Samsung Unpacked Event: The Verge, Cnet, 9to5Google, Watch Live Nikola Electric Pick-Up Truck: USA Today, Forbes AI Enabled Music Label: Engadget Record Low Oscar Viewership: Bloomberg, Variety, USA Today  
February 10, 2020
The news to know for Monday, February 10th, 2020! Today we're talking about the win that made Hollywood's biggest night historic, what's changing in China today as the fight against the coronavirus continues, and a first-of-its-kind mission to the sun... Plus: a record-setting flight and firework and a new start-up football league launches. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by Rothys.com/newsworthy Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Oscars History: Hollywood Reporter, PEOPLE New Hampshire Debate: Politico, NPR, NYT Trump to Unveil Budget: CNBC, WSJ, Politico Impeachment Witnesses Removed: The Hill, FOX News, WaPo U.S. Soldiers Killed: ABC News, Fox News Thailand Mass Shooting: Reuters, BBC, NYT, CNN, AP Coronavirus Update: Reuters, WSJ, NYT, Time, The Guardian New Sun Mission: Space.com, The Verge, CBS News Fastest Flight from NYC to London: NPR, CNN, Fox News World’s Largest Firework: AP Uber “Make My Train”: Business Insider, The Verge XFL Begins: CBS Sports, Fox Sports Box Office: Variety, Deadline Money Monday - Pets Impact Real Estate: Money, WSJ
February 7, 2020
The news to know for Friday, February 7th, 2020!  What to know today about President Trump's victory lap, tonight's Democratic debate, and new rules for some international travel... Plus: a Google Maps update, Instagram's new 'unfollow' tools, and an Oscars preview. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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 Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/newsworthy and use promo code 'newsworthy' for free shipping. And by the Celeb News Ride Home podcast. GIVEAWAY: Leave a review at Podchaser.com/newsworthy (by Feb 9th, 2020) for a chance to win a prize package. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Trump Celebrates Acquittal: The Hill, ABC News, AP, NYT, NYT, Washington Post Dem Debate Tonight: TIME, The Hill DNC Calls for Results Review: NBC News, CNN, NYT Chinese Doctor Warned of Coronavirus: AP, The Guardian 2.24 to Honor Kobe Bryant: Yahoo Sports, E! News Last-Minute NBA Trades: Sports Illustrated, NBA.com, USA Today New Yorkers & Global Entry: USA Today, WSJ Gov’t Gives First OK to Driverless Van:  The Verge, Business Insider, Axios Google Maps Update: CNBC, Cnet, The Verge Instagram Unfollow Tools: Engadget, TechCrunch Oscars Preview: Oscars.com, Hollywood Reporter Snow Moon: CNN, CBS News Feel Good Friday - Prisoners Learn Coding: WTXL, TheLastMile.org
February 6, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, February 6th, 2020! What to know today about the final vote ending the historic impeachment trial (including something unexpected), a winter storm impacting much of the U.S., and NASA's latest milestone... Plus: the vape ban going into effect today, a possible foldable iPhone, and Spotify's big purchase. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. The hosts of the Pantsuit Politics podcast join me to help explain the Iowa caucuses and what to watch for as the election heats up... Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/newsworthy and use promo code 'newsworthy' for free shipping. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Historic Trial Over: NBC News, The Hill, NYT, Washington Post, FOX News, USA Today More Iowa Results Roll In: AP, ABC News Coronavirus Latest: CNN, AP, CBS News, Washington Post China Cuts Tariffs: CNBC, WSJ Stocks Close at Record Highs: WSJ, Business Insider Powerful Winter Storm: USA Today, Weather Channel, CBS News,  Christina Koch Returns: The Verge, CNN Flavored Vape Ban: NBC News, Washington Post Apple Foldable Phone?: Cnet, Forbes Spotify Buys The Ringer: Niemen Lab, Cnet, TechCrunch  
February 5, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, February 5th, 2020! What to know today about the highlights and surprises from last night's State of the Union address, the impeachment trial's FINAL vote, and the highly-anticipated results in Iowa... Plus: the Super Bowl victory parade leads to cancelled classes, Google's mistake, and is Disney+ about to dominate streaming? Those stories and more -- in less than 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 Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/newsworthy and use promo code 'newsworthy' for free shipping. GIVEAWAY: Leave a review at Podchaser.com/newsworthy (by Feb 9th, 2020) for a chance to win a prize package. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: State of the Union: NBC News, Politico, Fox News, The Washington Post Impeachment’s Last Day: CBS News, AP Iowa Caucus Results: AP, ABC News, CNN, NBC News, FOX News KC Chiefs Super Bowl Parade: Kansas City Star, USA Today Girls & Women in Sports Day: WSF More Macy’s Stores Closing: CNBC, USA Today, The Washington Post Google Sent Wrong Videos: NBC News, The Verge Messenger Kids Update: Engadget, Digital Trends  Air Purifying Headphones: Bloomberg, Engadget Disney+ Doubles Subscribers: Cnet, Variety Work Wednesday -  Politics At Work: USA Today  
February 4, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, February 4th, 2020! What to know today about the 'inconsistencies' in Iowa causing major delays in reporting the first votes in the presidential race... Plus: the first human tests of AI-made medicine, Apple's new in-home repair service, and the hit Broadway musical coming to a theater near you….   Those stories and more in less than 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 Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/newsworthy and use promo code 'newsworthy' for free shipping. GIVEAWAY: Leave a review at Podchaser.com/newsworthy (by Feb 9th, 2020) for a chance to win a prize package. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Iowa Caucus: AP, NYT, CBS News, NBC News, CNN Impeachment Trial: AP, Washington Post, Politico State of the Union: NYT, PBS Winter Storm: USA Today, ABC News, Weather Channel Coronavirus Latest: NYT, Washington Post, CNBC, APAI-Made Medicine Tested on People: Engadget, BBC Goodbye Blackberry Phones: Cnet, Digital Trends Apple In-Home Repair: USA Today, The Verge Super Bowl Viewers: Sports Illustrated, LA Times, Amazon Hamilton Coming to Theaters: Variety, Deadline  
February 3, 2020
The news to know for Monday, February 3rd, 2020! Today we're talking about the Iowa caucuses (how they work & why they matter), and why the Super Bowl had history-making moments... Plus: a newly-approved drug for peanut allergies, what is Palindrome Day, and Elon Musk has a new.... song. Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by Magic Spoon. Go to http://magicspoon.com/newsworthy and use promo code 'newsworthy' for free shipping.  Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Iowa Caucuses: AP, Washington Post, CBS News, NYT Impeachment Trial Next Steps: NYT, Politico, WSJ Coronavirus Latest: AP, BBC, CNN,  NBC News  Super Bowl Highlights: USA Today, ABC News, Vox, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated First FDA-Approved Peanut Allergy Drug: Business Insider, WSJ, FDA Palindrome Day: CNN, Mashable Groundhog Day: Weather Channel, USA Today Elon Musk’s New Song: Cnet, The Verge Box Office Winner: Variety, Hollywood Reporter Money Monday –Tax Season: Fox Business, USA Today, CBS News
January 31, 2020
The news to know for Friday, January 31st, 2020!  What to know about what could likely be the final day in the impeachment trial, what happens now that Brexit is finally here, and all the things to know about Super Bowl Sunday! Plus: Apple Maps gets an upgrade, the newest emoji coming soon, and Snapchat's Saturday morning cartoons... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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 Blinkist. Go to www.Blinkist.com/news to try it for free. And by the Celeb News Ride Home Podcast. **GIVEAWAY: Leave a review at Podchaser.com/newsworthy (by Feb 9th, 2020) for a chance to win a prize package. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Trial’s Final Day?: Washington Post, The Hill, Politico Brexit Day: BBC, WSJ, AP Global Health Emergency: NYT, Fox News, NPR, Reuters Black History Month: History Super Bowl LIV: NBC Sports, CBS Sports, CNN, Billboard, Deadline, CBS News Electric Hummer Revealed: USA Today, TechCrunch Apple Maps Upgrade: Engadget, CNBC 2020’s New Emoji: TechCrunch, Engadget Bitmoji TV: Variety Brewery Features Adoptable Dogs: CBS News Super Bowl Ad Thanks Vet: CNN
January 30, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, January 30th, 2020! What to know today about what could be the end of the impeachment trial this week, how the new coronavirus is impacting U.S. companies, and Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa makes her first public statement since the tragedy. Plus: the end of an era for NASA, Google's new DIY video app, and why a certain hot sauce sold out in minutes... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. This week, you'll hear Kobe Bryant in his own words. We've been given permission to play a few clips from The School of Greatness, where Lewis Howes spoke with Kobe Bryant about hard work, family, love and greatness. Watch the full interview here: https://lewishowes.com/691 Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. Go to www.Blinkist.com/news to try it for free. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Trial to End?: CBS News, NYT, AP, The Hill Coronavirus Latest: Washington Post, NYT, NPR, NBC News, ABC News Interest Rates Steady: WSJ, CNN, Business Insider Boeing’s First Annual Loss in Decades: CNBC, CNN Vanessa Bryant’s Post: AP, Instagram, Donate Here Petition to Change NBA Logo: Yahoo Sports, LA Times, CBS News, USA Today  “Super Bowl Fever”: USA Today, WorkForce Institute Spitzer Telescope Ends Mission: Space.com, USA Today, WIRED Google’s New DIY App: TechCrunch, Engadget MoviePass Gone for Good: Engadget, Cnet, The Verge Old Bay Hot Sauce Sold Out in Minutes: CNBC, NBC News  
January 29, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, January 29th, 2020! What to know today about the next phase of the impeachment trial, the new proposal for Middle East peace, and a new tool to see what Facebook is tracking (even when you're not on Facebook)... Plus: we're talking Airbnb, Google Translate, and how social media can be used to predict your job. Those stories and more -- in less than 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 Blinkist. Go to www.Blinkist.com/news to try it for free. GIVEAWAY: Leave a review at Podchaser.com/newsworthy (by Feb 9th, 2020) for a chance to win a prize package. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Impeachment Trial: ABC News, The Hill, NYT, Politico, Washington Post Middle East Peace Plan: NBC News, Reuters, WSJ, NYT National Debt to Hit $1 Trillion: CNBC, Fox News Earthquake in Caribbean: Weather Channel, USA Today, NBC News Coronavirus Latest: CNN, NYT, NBC News Airbnb Sabbatical: AP, Business Insider Off-Facebook Activity: Washington Post, The Verge Google’s Translate App: 9to5Google, Cnet Super Cruise: TechCrunch, CNBC Inclusive Barbies: Mashable Study on Social Media & Jobs: BBC, Business Insider
January 28, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, January 28th, 2020! What to know today about the possible cause of the crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant and others, and we're breaking down the latest from the impeachment trial. Plus: co-working spaces in space, London's new controversial cameras, and where you could see emoji license plates... Those stories and more in less than 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 Blinkist. Go to www.Blinkist.com/news to try it for free. GIVEAWAY: Leave a review at Podchaser.com/newsworthy (by Feb 9th, 2020) for a chance to win a prize package. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Helicopter Crash Update: NYT, CNN, Washington Post, AP, CBS News, ESPN Impeachment Trial: WSJ, ABC News, The Hill, Washington Post, NYT Stocks Drop, Coronavirus Spreads: CNN, CNBC, WSJ, NYT, USA Today GM First Electric Vehicle Plant: NBC News, WSJ, The Verge New Space Modules: Cnet, TechCrunch London Cameras: Retuers, The Guardian, BBC Atari Gaming Hotels: Engadget, The Verge Emoji License Plates: Business Insider
January 27, 2020
The news to know for Monday, January 27th, 2020! Today: we're talking about the life and tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Also: what to know today about the impeachment trial, the new Space Force logo, Google's version of 'airdrop' and the highlights from the GRAMMYs….  Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. Go to www.Blinkist.com/news to try it for free. Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: RIP Kobe Bryant: USA Today, LA Times, CBS Sports, NBC News, ABC News 75 Years After Auschwitz: Reuters, History.com, NYT Coronavirus Latest: NPR, NYT, Washington Post, CNN, AP  Impeachment Trial Update: NBC News, CBS News, AP Space Force Logo: Washington Post, Politico Boeing 777X Flight: CNBC, Cnet Google’s Airdrop: Cnet, Engadget, XDA Developers  Vine Sequel: TechCrunch, The Verge Weekend Box Office: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter The GRAMMYs: CBS News, LA Times, Variety
January 24, 2020
The news to know for Friday, January 24th, 2020!  What to expect today and over the weekend in the impeachment trial (and what President Trump will be doing instead), and we're talking about new rules impacting pregnant women coming to the U.S... Plus: why some Chinese New Year celebrations are cancelled, Tinder's new safety features, and why a veteran was just honored decades after his service. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Opening Arguments Cont’d: NYT, NBC News, The Hill Trump to Attend ‘March For Life’: The Hill, CBS News, CNN New Rules Target ‘Birth Tourism’: AP, The Guardian, Fox News Remembering Jim Lehrer: PBS, NYT Lunar New Year Celebrations Cancelled: NBC News, BBC, CNN Google’s Search Results: Business Insider, The Verge Tinder’s New Safety Features: The Verge, Cnet Motorola Razr Arrives: The Verge, Engadget,  Space Cookie Results: AP Veteran Honored 75 Years Later: USA Today, CNN    
January 23, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, January 23rd, 2020! What to know about the first opening arguments in the impeachment trial, a first-of-its-kind election, and who hacked Jeff Bezos's cell phone... Plus: the NFL player retiring, Tesla's major milestone, and NASA's naming contest. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about artificial intelligence and bias. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Opening Arguments: NYT, The Hill, NBC News, Washington Post, Politico, NPR Vote by Phone: NPR, The Verge, WSJ Jeff Bezos Phone Hacked: The Guardian, NYT, WSJ, USA Today China Limits Travel: USA Today, CNBC, BBC Service Animals are Airlines: Washington Post, ABC News, Reuters Eli Manning Retires: ESPN, Giants.com Tesla Hits Milestone: Reuters, Bloomberg, CNBC Cruise’s Driverless Shuttle: Cnet, Engadget CNN Naming Mars Rover: Business Insider, NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ Poll Sundance Film Festival: Deadline, Hollywood Reporter  
January 22, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020! What to know today about the 12 hours of debate on Capitol Hill (we're breaking it down in a couple of minutes). Also, there's an update about that virus outbreak and the 2020 census... Plus: new rules for Uber, Google's new experimental apps, and Starbucks has plans for more plant-based menu items. Those stories and more -- in less than 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.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Late-Night Debate: NYT, The Hill, NBC News, Washington Post New Virus Confirmed in U.S.: CNN, Washington Post, NBC News 2020 Census Begins: AP, NPR, Reuters AP (second source) Southeast Cold Weather: Washington Post, NBC News, USA Today Uber Rates Could Change: Engadget, WSJ Phone Addiction Apps: The Verge, Engadget, Android Central  Venmo’s Custom Stickers: TechCrunch, The Verge Starbucks Sustainability: Mashable, Starbucks MLB Hall of Fame: ESPN, CBS Sports Cluster Hiring: WSJ  
January 21, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, January 21st, 2020! What to expect at the first big day of the impeachment trial (and why President Trump is thousands of miles away for it), and what to know about a new virus spreading in China. Plus: we're talking artificial intelligence, linking credit cards with your hand, and the record ticket prices for the Super Bowl... Those stories and more in less than 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.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Impeachment Trial Starts Today: CNN, NYT, The Hill, CBS News World Economic Forum Starts: BBC, USA Today, NBC News, Fox News Virginia Rally Ends Peacefully: ABC News, AP New Coronavirus Spreads in China: WSJ, NPR, Washington Post China Bans Plastic Bags: NBC News, BBC Alphabet CEO Calls for AI Regulation: The Verge, The Financial Times Credit Cards Linked to Hands: WSJ, Engadget Coco Gauff vs. Venus Williams: ESPN Super Bowl Ticket Prices: CBS Sports, SeatGeek.com  
January 20, 2020
The news to know for Monday, January 20th, 2020! Today: we're breaking down what to know about the big rally in Virginia today, and why there are worries about violence. Plus: it's MLK Day, another major Harry & Meghan announcement, why a SpaceX rocket exploded, and the big winners at the SAG Awards... Those stories and more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use promo code 'newsworthy'. Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: MLK Day: CNN, Fox News, Volunteer Opportunities Rally Concerns: Washington Post , Fox News, NYT, NBC News Tragedy in Honolulu: ABC News, USA Today, Hawaii News Now Mistake in Puerto Rico: CNN, AP Harry & Meghan’s Agreement: The Guardian, AP, NBC News Super Bowl Matchup: ESPN, CBS Sports  McGregor Wins Fight: ESPN SpaceX Rocket Explodes: Space.com, USA Today, Reuters Facial Recognition Concerns: NYT, Business Insider, Engadget Microsoft, T-Mobile Give Back: Windows Central  Starbucks Community Stores: AP  Box Office: Variety, Hollywood Reporter SAG Awards: PEOPLE Money Monday - Spending on Plants: Money
January 17, 2020
The news to know for Friday, January 17th, 2020!  What to know today about a new report involving the White House, and the bipartisan support for a major new trade deal. Plus: another $1 trillion company, another new streaming service, Demi Lovato is back, and introducing 'Netflix & Chill'd'... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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 Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Report Says Trump Administration Broke Law: FOX News, The Hill, WSJ, CNN Impeachment Trial Begins: Washington Post, NYT, NBC News Ukraine’s New Investigation: CBS News, NYT, Politico USMCA Gets Bipartisan Support: AP, CBS News, NPR Weekend Winter Storm: USA Today, ABC News, Weather Channel Microsoft Goes “Carbon Negative”: Reuters, NPR, The Guardian  MLB Scandal 3.0: CBS Sports, USA Today Superbowl National Anthem Singer: Yahoo Alphabet Hits $1 Trillion: CNBC, WSJ Smart Contact Lenses: Cnet, The Verge, USA Today NBC Peacock Coming in July: CNBC, Variety Netflix Ben & Jerry’s: Cnet Feel Good Friday -  Cash on England Streets: NYT  
January 16, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, January 16th, 2020! We're talking about everything from the impeachment trial to why Russia's government officials all just resigned to a landmark (but controversial) vote in Virginia. Plus: tiny, living robots are now a thing and which artists made it into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping back from their royal roles. Our guest is royal expert and CNN royal commentator Victoria Arbiter. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. This episode is brought to you by Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Trial: CBS News, NYT, The Hill, Fox News, Politico US & China Trade Deal: WSJ, ABC News, The Hill Stock Market Up: Market Watch, AP Russia Government Resigns: NYT, NBC News, CNN Smoke Spreading: CNN, ABC News, Weather Channel  Equal Rights Amendment: Washington Post, CBS News, NPR Romaine Lettuce Safe: USA Today, The Hill World’s First Living Robots: CNN, Engadget Ninja Gets Fornite Character: Cnet, Business Insider Spotify Playlist for Pets: The Verge, Billboard, Spotify for Pets Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: Variety, Rolling Stone
January 15, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, January 15th, 2020! What to know today about the Senate impeachment trial, the Democratic debate (and a moment at the end that has people talking), and a Delta flight's fuel drop... Plus: the WNBA's landmark deal, a new report about dating apps and privacy, and the billionaire looking for love in space... Those stories and more -- in less than 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 Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: House Vote on Impeachment Articles: NYT, Politico, The Hill, NBC News, WaPo, AP Democratic Debate recap: NPR, AP, Washington Post, NYT Delta Flight Dumps Fuel: CBS News, NPR Red Sox Fire Alex Cora: AP, USA Today WNBA’s Landmark Deal: Washington Post, ESPN, CBS Sports Windows 10 Security Patch: TechCrunch, WIRED, The Verge Dating Apps Privacy Concerns: CBS News, NYT, Business Insider Apply To Be ‘Space Companion’: CNET, Bloomberg, Forbes Jeopardy! GOAT: USA Today Work Wednesday - 2020 Job Openings: Money
January 14, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, January 14th, 2020! What to know about tonight's presidential debate, new reports about Russia spies and the U.S. election, and a Major League Baseball cheating scandal... Plus: another royal family update, Amazon's controversial donation, and a new discovery of the oldest stuff on the planet... Those stories and more in less than 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 Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Democratic debate in Iowa tonight: TIME, CNN, Reuters, CBS News Sen. Cory Booker ends campaign: Fox News, The Hill Russian spies hacked Ukrainian gas company: NYT, WaPo, Reuters  Pensacola shooting was an “act of terrorism”: USA Today, WSJ, NYT MLB cheating scandal: ESPN, CBS Sports, USA Today LSU wins national championship: NCAA, NBC News Queen supports Harry and Meghan: NBC News, CNN, BBC Amazon’s controversial donation: USA Today, ABC News, CNBC, CBS News Vehicles of the year: USA Today, Cnet, CNN Oscar nominations revealed: The Hollywood Reporter, Yahoo, GMA  
January 13, 2020
The news to know for Monday, January 13th, 2020! What to know today about Iran's confession and protests, the severe weather in the U.S., and the Royal family's "emergency meeting."  Plus: the Hummer is making a comeback, the new smartphone for on-the-job, and Instagram gives Boomerang an upgrade... Those stories and many more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by Zola. Go to www.Zola.com/newsworthy and use promo code SAVE50. Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Iran admits it shot down passenger plane: CNN, New York Times, Washington Post Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees: Reuters, NBC News, The Hill Severe weather impacts South, Midwest: USA Today, the Weather Channel, Fox News Philippines volcano prompts evacuations: CNN, AP, BBC Same sex marriage legal in Northern Ireland: BBC, NBC News, CNN Royal family’s emergency meeting: AP, NPR, The Guardian The Hummer returns: WSJ, Reuters Tesla’s new feature: Engadget Samsung launches Galaxy XCover Pro: TechCrunch, CNBC, The Verge  Instagram adds new Boomerang effects: TechCrunch, Engadget Box office: Variety, Deadline, Business Insider Critics Choice Awards: PEOPLE, THR Money Monday - Making money with hobbies: USA Today, MSN
January 10, 2020
The news to know for Friday, January 10th, 2020!  What to know today about the plane crash earlier this week as officials reveal new evidence, and there's an update about President Trump's border wall. Plus: a new rule for the 2020 Olympics, the newest tech gadgets revealed at CES, and the 'social experiment' involving $9 million. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  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 Rothys.com/newsworthy Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: “Highly likely” Iranians shot down airliner: AP, NYT, NBC News, WSJ House votes to limit president’s military powers: WaPo, Fox News, CNN Border wall updates: NPR, The Hill, USA Today, AP Ruth Bader Ginsburg cancer free: CNN, CBS News CA considers its own generic drugs: USA Today, WSJ Protests not allowed at Olympics: Yahoo Sports, Mashable  CES recap: The Verge, AP, CNET Japanese billionaire giving away $9 million: NBC News, PEOPLE Feel Good Friday - Woman adopts six brothers: Today, GNN  
January 9, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, January 9th, 2020! We're explaining why fears of a war with Iran have now eased,  an update about a deadly plane crash and its impact on Canada, and the rate of cancer deaths is down... Plus: the surprise announcement from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (dubbed #Megxit), and the upcoming video streaming service bringing Hollywood to your smartphone... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. Our guest expert is helping you better understand the U.S.-Iran conflict happening the last couple of weeks and what's expected next. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. This episode is brought to you by Rothys.com/newsworthy Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Iran-US leaders stand down: NYT,  AP, CBS News, Washington Post, The Hill, Fox News Canadians mourn after plane crash: AP, USA Today Number of U.S. cancer deaths drops: CNN, WSJ, Bloomberg, American Cancer Society Warmest year, decade on record: WaPo, Weather Channel, CNN, Axios Royal couple’s surprise announcement: The Guardian, People, BBC, USA Today Celeb tennis match to raise money for Australia: Mashable, ABC News Justin Bieber says he’s sick: CNN Quibi shows off new streaming service: Gizmodo, Mashable Oscars goes hostless, again: THR, Variety  
January 8, 2020
The news to know for Wednesday, January 8th, 2020! What to know today about an attack on U.S. forces in Iraq, and a Boeing plane crash in Iran. Plus: the billionaires buying dueling Super Bowl ads, the popular country music group splitting up, Google's latest smart home tech, and the new type of Girl Scout cookie... Those stories and more -- in less than 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 Rothys.com/newsworthy And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Iran’s revenge attack, Trump to address nation: Washington Post, NYT, NBC News, ABC News, MarketWatch, CNN Ukrainian plane crash in Iran: Reuters, NBC News State of emergency in Puerto Rico: ABC News, Weather Channel, Washington Post Seattle students can’t go to school unvaccinated: Fox News, USA Today Trump and Bloomberg dueling Super Bowl ads WSJ, Politico, ABC News CES updates: TechCrunch, CNET, AP Ivanka Trump talks tech: WaPo, Variety, Gizmodo Facebook bans deepfake videos: Business Insider, TechCrunch, Vox, Facebook Uber activates PIN system: CNET, AP Rascal Flatts is breaking up: Variety, Yahoo Entertainment New Girl Scout cookie: NBC News, CNN Work Wednesday - Companies who ghost: Forbes, Fast Company  
January 7, 2020
The news to know for Tuesday, January 7th, 2020! We've got an update today about the conflict between the U.S. and Iran, what to know this week about the Senate impeachment trial, and new charges against Harvey Weinstein. Plus: a new flying ride-hailing company, Toyota's 'city of the future,' and how Jeopardy will name its greatest champ of all time... Those stories and more in less than 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 Rothys.com/newsworthy Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: U.S.-Iran conflict latest: NYT, AP, ABC News, WSJ, Washington Post  Bolton says he’d testify: NYT, The Hill, NBC News Harvey Weinstein’s new charges: CNN, ABC News, LA Times Puerto Rico hit by earthquake: NPR, AccuWeather,CBS News Pier One closing half its stores: CNN, CNBC Tumblr’s digital literacy campaign: The Verge, Engadget Latest from CES: Cnet, TechCrunch, Axios, The Verge, Engadget,  Toyota builds “city of the future”: The Verge, TechCrunch Jeopardy’s “Greatest of All Time”: Jepoardy.com, GMA
January 6, 2020
The news to know for Monday, January 6th, 2020! What to know today about Iran's response to the U.S. airstrike, and how celebrities are helping efforts to fight wildfires in Australia. Plus: we're talking about the world's largest tech show, the big winners at the Golden Globes, and the future of fundraising. Those stories and many more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by Rothys.com/newsworthy Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Iran, Iraq’s responses to airstrike: NYT, WSJ, AP, CBS News, NPR Americans killed in attack in Kenya: Al Jazeera, Fox News, NPR, AP  Donations to fight Australia wildfires: USA Today, BBC, CBS News (how to help) First NBA player to play in four decades: ESPN, CBS Sports, CNN What to expect at CES: Digital Trends, TechCrunch, The Verge Samsung to unveil new phones: Cnet, Engadget, TechRadar Biggest online dating day: Cnet, CNN Frozen 2 highest-grossing animated film: Variety, Deadline, Hollywood Reporter Golden Globes winners: LA Times, THR (full list of winners), Official Website Money Monday – Future of Fundraising: Washington Post, The Verge  
January 3, 2020
The news to know for Friday, January 3rd, 2020!  What to know today about the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's most powerful general, and the federal ban on flavored vaping products. Plus: mysterious drones, smart refrigerators, and how to see the first major meteor shower of 2020... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: U.S. airstrike kills key Iranian military leader: NYT, AP, The Hill, CNN, Fox News, WSJ Australia wildfires force evacuations: NPR, The Guardian, AP  Julian Castro ends presidential campaign: CBS News, Politico, NYT FDA bans some vape flavors nationwide: CNBC, WSJ, AP U-Haul won’t hire smokers: ABC News, CNN Mysterious drones flying over states: WaPo, USA Today, Denver PostFAA wants to start tracking drones: NYT, GeekWire Don’t abbreviate 2020 in contracts: USA Today, Miami Herald AI-enabled refrigerators to be revealed: Venture Beat, The Verge First meteor shower of 2020: USA Today, AccuWeather NFL playoffs start this weekend: CBS News, ESPN, USA Today Golden Globes has meatless menu: E News, The Hill, Hollywood Reporter, Variety
January 2, 2020
The news to know for Thursday, January 2nd, 2020! What to know today about several new laws now in effect across the country, why it was a tense two days at the U.S. embassy in Iraq, and remembering an NBA icon. Plus: we're talking about research showing AI finds cancer better than doctors, the first doll with a hearing aid, and another music milestone for Mariah Carey... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about actually achieving your new year's resolution in 2020. Guest Tonya Dalton shares how to embrace "JOMO" to be more productive and even suggests replacing your to-do list.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: New state laws taking effect in 2020: ABC News, CNN, NYT, USA Today, TechCrunch, CNBC, Market Watch Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Iraq: AP, Washington Post Hong Kong Protesters Arrested: ABC News Australia Wildfires: AP Former NBA commissioner died: ESPN, CBS Sports AI system better at breast cancer detection: Cnet, WSJ, Reuters TikTok releases first ‘transparency report’: The Verge, NBC News  ‘Friends’ no longer on Netflix: Variety, Deadline Mariah Carey’s four decade record: E News, Billboard American Girl’s new doll first with hearing loss: GMA, Today Show, People  
December 31, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, December 31st, 2019! We're talking about the weather and celebrations for NYE, why America's population growth has slowed down (and what it means for politics), and NASA's new record in space. Plus: we're sharing the 'most admired' people in 2019, where Amazon plans to build a homeless shelter, and the most popular shows on Netflix this year... Those stories and more in less than 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... Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: New Year’s Eve weather: ABC News, Weather Channel, AccuWeather New Year’s Eve celebrations: Rollingstone, Variety, Accuweather Sydney allows fireworks despite wildfires: BBC, news.com.au U.S. stocks best performance in six years: WSJ  U.S. population growth rate slows: AP Most admired man & woman in 2019: ABC News, USA Today, Gallup NASA astronaut breaks record: Engadget, CNBC, Space.com Amazon to open homeless shelter at HQ: TechCrunch, Business Insider  Netflix’s most popular releases of 2019: E News, Variety  Starbucks offers free drinks on NYE: USA Today, People
December 30, 2019
The news to know for Monday, December 30th, 2019! What to know today about two attacks during religious gatherings, President Trump's controversial retweet, and where the winter weather continues... Plus: the minimum wage is going up, new technology for distracted drivers, and Snapchat is launching 'Bitmoji TV'... Those stories and many more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh. Go to www.HelloFresh.com/newsworthy9 and use code 'newsworthy9' Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Texas shooting at church: ABC News, CNN NY stabbing during Hanukkah celebration: NBC News, AP, NYT, Congressman, civil rights activist announces cancer diagnosis: Washington Post, NPR, AP  Trump retweets alleged whistleblower’s name: CNBC, Vox, NPR   Winter storm impacts Midwest, Northeast: Weather Channel, USA Today, CNN, ABC News LSU vs. Clemson in national championship game: NBC Sports, NCAA.com NFL regular season over, playoffs set: ESPN Spotify pauses political ads: Reuters, The Verge, Ad Age New tech warns distracted, drowsy drivers: CNN Snapchat to launch ‘Bitmoji TV’: Engadget, TechCrunch Star Wars wins box office again: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter Money Monday - Minimum wage hike coming in 2020: USA Today, CNN, CBS News
December 27, 2019
The news to know for Friday, December 27th, 2019!  We're talking about a winter storm moving across the country, a recall impacting popular grocery stores, and why Uber's co-founder just sold all of his shares in the company. Plus: surveillance airplanes, space cookies, and what to do with your Christmas tree now... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. Today's episode is brought to you by GenoPalate. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Weekend Winter Storm: USA Today, ABC News Philippines Typhoon: AP, Weather Channel, CNN Kazakhstan Plane Crash: AP, BBC, CNN Israel’s Party Vote: ABC News, The Guardian, AP Hard Boiled Egg Recall: CNN, TODAY, FDA (full list) Uber’s Founder Departs: CNBC, WSJ  Nasdaq’s Record High: Business Insider, WSJ, Reuters Russia’s New Internet: TechCrunch, Engadget, BBC Surveillance Airplanes: CBS News, Baltimore Sun Christmas Space Cookies: The Verge The Rise of Skywalker Success: Variety, Deadline Recycling Christmas Trees: CNN  
December 26, 2019
Here's a special episode for you on this Thursday, December 26th, 2019! Instead of providing the day's news in less than 10 minutes (like we usually do), we're instead taking a look back at some of the best "Thing to Know Thursday" interview segments we've aired after the news on Thursdays in 2019. You'll hear 10 clips on 10 topics ranging from CBD to dating to esports to impeachment to productivity and more... Thanks to all the guests who have shared their time and expertise throughout the year and to all the listeners for tuning in throughout 2019 and into the new year of 2020!  And a special thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders for your support of the show! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider Learn more after this episode: CBD - Dr. Peter Grinspoon, Harvard Medical School Dating trends - Damona Hoffman, Dates & Mates Esports - Joey Gawrysiak, Shenandoah University  Impeachment Process - Laurie Levenson, Loyola Law School Productivity Tips - John Lee Dumas, Entrepreneurs on Fire E-Cigarettes/Vaping - Robin Koval, Truth Initiative   Real ID - Jaime Garza, California DMV Career Trends - Lauren McGoodwin, Career Contessa Future of Drones - Arthur Holland Michel, Center for the Study of the Drone “Year of the Vegan” - Leslie Durso, Vegan Chef
December 24, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, December 24th, 2019! What to know today about big changes for Boeing, North Korea's "Christmas gift" threat, and the busiest holiday travel days... Plus: thousands of dollars in student lunch debt paid off, the surprising fact about the highest-paid YouTube star, and why a new version of the movie Cats is now required in theaters... Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.TakeCareOf.com. Use code 'newsworthy' for a discount. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Boeing CEO Fired: WSJ, AP, ABC News Saudis Sentenced in Journalist Death: Washington Post, NBC News, The Guardian North Korea’s “Christmas Gift”: FOX News, ABC News Holiday Travel: AAA, NBC News, USA Today Lunch Debt Paid Off: AP, Washington Post Verizon’s 5G Goal: Cnet, Engadget Uber vs. NYC: Axios, Reuters Highest Paid YouTube Star: Forbes, Business Insider New Version of Cats: Hollywood Reporter, The Verge Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah & Happy Kwanzaa: History  
December 23, 2019
The news to know for Monday, December 23rd, 2019! What to know today about new emails released from the Pentagon, a busy weekend for travel, and a first for an iconic cathedral. Plus: Boeing’s flawed test flight, who just banned the app ‘TikTok’ and a last-minute gift many Americans say they actually want… Those stories and many more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.Ancestry.com/newsworthy  Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Pentagon Emails Released: The Center for Public Integrity, Washington Post, NYT, ABC News,  Editorial Causes Controversy:  Christianity Today, AP  Chicago Shooting: AP, NPR, ABC News Massive Virginia Car Pile-Up: Fox News, Weather Channel NW Flooding: The Weather Channel Baggage Handlers Shortage: Seattle Times Flight Cyber Attack:: USA Today Notre Dame Update : BBC, USA Today  Boeing’s Test Flight: USA Today, NPR, NBC News U.S. Navy Bans TikTok: Reuters ToTok Banned: NYT, Wired Apple Satellite Technology: The Verge, Bloomberg Box Office: Variety, Deadline Happy Hanukkah: History.com, TIME Money Monday - Giving Cash: Mint, CNBC 
December 20, 2019
The news to know for Friday, December 20th, 2019!  What to know today about why the Senate trial could be delayed, new information about smartphone tracking, and the new tools to help you avoid robocalls. Plus: the first official day of winter, Facebook's latest big project, and it's a big weekend for Star Wars….  Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. Today's episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use code 'newsworthy' for a discount. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Trial Delayed?: NYT, Washington Post, WSJ, ABC News, CNBC Dem Debate: POLITICO, Politico, NBC News, Washington Post Tracking Your Location: NYT (info), NYT (what to do)  Landmark Robocall Law: The Hill, The Verge, AP Winter Begins: Vox, USA Today Hanukkah: History.com US Obesity Rate: CNN, TIME Facebook Bans Census Disinformation: WaPo Facebook Operating System: TechCrunch, Engadget, Bloomberg, The Information Star Wars Final Chapter: Hollywood Reporter, Variety Eddie Murphy Returns to SNL: People, Deadline Miss America 2019: Yahoo Lifestyle, E! News, NPR  
December 19, 2019
The news to know for Thursday, December 19th, 2019! We're breaking down what happened and what happens next now that President Trump has officially been impeached, and what to know about tonight's presidential debate. Plus: a big deal in the auto industry, why big tech companies are teaming up, and the research that may surprise you about blue light before bed... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about the best and most popular 'good news' stories of 2019! Branden Harvey from www.GoodGoodGood.co joins me to share three positive news stories and explain why we don't always get enough of it... Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. Today's episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use code 'newsworthy' for a discount. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Trump Impeached: Washington Post,  NYT, NBC News, The Hill, CNN, CBS News Trump’s Rally: AP, PBS Sixth Dem Debate: Vox, Politico, PBS, CBS News Obamacare Mandate Unconstitutional: CNN, WSJ  Drug Imports from Canada: NYT Australia Hottest Day Ever: ABC News, USA Today, Weather Channel Fourth Largest Automaker: Business Insider, CNBC, NPR Apple, Amazon, Google Partnership: Business Insider, TechCrunch, Cnet Amazon Expands Free Returns: The Verge, CNN Instagram Bans Vaping Promos: CNBC, Engadget Blue Light & Sleep: Cnet, Business Insider, 9to5Google, Harvard Medical School (past studies)  
December 18, 2019
The news to know for Wednesday, December 18th, 2019! What to know about the day President Trump could become the third U.S. president to be formally impeached... Also: we're talking about a new type of cigarette, the newest Instagram feature and how our dishwashing habits have changed. Plus: why the number of C-suite jobs is growing... Those stories and more -- in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com (use code 'newsworthy' at checkout) and the Meditation Minis Podcast. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Historic Impeachment Vote (& Letter): NYT, The Hill, NBC News, CBS News Top Diplomat Stepping Down: NYT, NBC News Federal Spending Bill: Washington Post, CBS News, CNN, USA Today Low Nicotine Cigarettes: CNBC, AP Boy Scout Setback: AP  NFL Records Set: ESPN, CBS Sports Google vs Ex-Employees: Business Insider, TechCrunch, Washington Post, Engadget E-Scooter Subscriptions: The Verge, Engadget SO, IT SEEMS THEY’RE ALL STILL IN THE EXPERIMENTAL PHASE TO SEE WHAT Instagram Layout: The Verge Dishwashing Changes: CNN, Fortune- Work Wednesday - C-Suite Jobs: LinkedIn  
December 17, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, December 17th, 2019! What to know today about the storm still impacting large parts of the U.S., a new accusation about the Mormon church misleading members, and the law sparking massive protests in India. Plus: the first city to offer free public transportation, solar-powered wireless headphones, and Mariah Carey hits #1 (25 years later)... Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.NativeDeodorant.com. Use code 'newsworthy' for 20% off your first purchase. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Deadly Winter Storm Cont’d: USA Today, CBS News, Weather Channel, AccuWeather  Mormon Church Accused: Washington Post, Axios India’s Protests: NYT, Washington Post, BBC, CNN Boeing Suspends Production: CNBC, WSJ, NBC News, Reuters, NYT Obamacare Deadline Extended: Reuters, The Hill, Healthcare.gov Free Public Transportation: Curbed, Salon Instagram Flags Offensive Captions: The Verge, TechCrunch Apps of the Decade: Cnet,  TechCrunch Android’s New Messaging: USA Today, Engadget Solar Headphones: TechRadar, Engadget Mariah Carey Hits #1: Billboard, Variety  
December 16, 2019
The news to know for Monday, December 16th, 2019! What to know today about a major winter storm impacting millions of Americans, what to expect from a historic vote this week, and the controversy that had a TV channel changing course (twice). Plus: the world's most powerful women, Google reveals how much of the world it photographed, and the weekend winners at the box office. Those stories and many more -- in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  This episode is brought to you by www.Noom.com/newsworthy  Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Major Winter Storm: Weather Channel, Accuweather, NBC News, CNN UN Climate Talks: WSJ, WaPo Historic Vote This Week: AP, Washington Post, Axios Hallmark’s Flip-Flop: AP, NYT, TODAY, ABC NEWS World’s Most Powerful Women: Forbes, CNBC Heisman Trophy Winner: USA Today, Sports Illustrated Tiger Woods Wins Presidents Cup: ESPN, CBS Sports Google Maps the World: Cnet, The Verge, Engadget VW Self Driving Shuttles: Engadget, TechCrunch Apple, Spotify & Alexa: Cnet, TechCrunch, The Verge Miss World: TIME, NY Daily News, CNN Frozen 2 Hits $1B: The Hollywood Reporter, CNBC Box Office: Variety, Deadline Money Monday - Cost of College: CNBC
December 13, 2019
The news to know for Friday, December 13th, 2019!  What to know today about a big step toward a trade deal, a big win impacting Brexit, and a new number, like 911, coming soon... Plus: Google's interpreter service, Lyft's rental cars, and the brightest meteor shower of the year…   Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. Today's episode is brought to you by Fab Fit Fun. Use code 'newsworthy' for a discount on your first box #fabfitfunpartner Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Vote Delayed: NYT, Washington Post, The Hill, NBC News Phase One Trade Deal: WSJ, CNBC UK Election Results: AP, NBC News, CNN, BBC More Dem Debates: Fox News, The Hill “Domestic Terrorism”: CBS News, TIME, Reuters ‘988’ Suicide Prevention Hotline: ABC News, CNN, AP MLB Tests for Opioids: USA Today, CBS Sports, Reuters Former NFL Players Charged: ESPN, CBS News Best Meteor Shower: NASA, CBS News, AccuWeather Google Interpreter: TechCrunch, USA Today Lyft Rental Cars: CNBC, The Verge, Engadget New Hulu Ad for Binge Watchers: TechCrunch, Engadget Beyoncé's #1: AP 
December 12, 2019
The news to know for Thursday, December 12th, 2019! What a report found the FBI did (and didn't do) wrong, a possible deal that some say would let Harvey Weinstein off the hook, and British voters go to the polls. Plus: the new Uber feature for skiers, the first all-electric commercial airplane test flight, and TIME's Person of the Year. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about the top tech stories of the year and decade (and what to expect next!). Our guest today is Brian McCullough from the Techmeme Ride Home podcast. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. Today's episode is brought to you by Fab Fit Fun. Use code 'newsworthy' for $10 off your first box. #fabfitfunpartner  Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Committee Vote on Impeachment: The Hill, AP FBI Under Fire: NYT, Washington Post, NPR, NBC News No Interest Rate Cut in 2020: CBS News, CNBC, WSJ Harvey Weinstein Settlement: NBC News, NYT UK General Election: CNN, BBC, NPR Israeli Third Election: The Hill, BBC, The Guardian TIME Person of the Year: TIME, NBC News, AP, Variety Gerrit Cole Record Deal: CBS Sports, ESPN Sports Study: CNN, Northwestern University Electric Plane’s First Flight: Fortune, CNBC, CNN Uber Ski: Engadget, TechCrunch Top Google Searches 2019: Variety. Engadget, Google 
December 11, 2019
The news to know for Wednesday, December 11th, 2019! What to know about a historic day in the impeachment process, and what deal is actually bringing lawmakers from both parties together. Plus: the Patriots might be in trouble, Apple's latest tool for the iPhone, and the 2019 Word of the Year... Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by Fab Fit Fun. Use code 'newsworthy' for $10 off your first box. #fabfitfunpartner  And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Articles of Impeachment Revealed: Washington Post, ABC News, AP, NYT, FOX News New North American Trade Pact: WSJ, NBC News, NYT, CNN Chinese Tariffs Delay: CNBC Jersey City Shootout: USA Today, CBS News, CNN, NBC New York Anti-Semitism Executive Order: AP, Reuters Patriots Video Violation: ESPN, CBS Sports, AP Facebook vs Attorney General: The Verge, Cnet, WSJ New Parental Controls: TechCrunch, Venture Beat Waze Warns of Unplowed Roads: The Verge, Engadget Vanna White Hosts Wheel of Fortune: Variety, CNN, NYT Merriam-Webster “Word of the Year”: Merriam-Webster, CBS News, GMA Work Wednesday - $10 Million Bonus: USA Today, Yahoo! Finance
December 10, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, December 10th, 2019! What to know today about a new report revealing lies about the war in Afghanistan, and the articles of impeachment could be announced today. Plus: Russia banned from the Olympics, a warning about the new Star Wars film, and the Golden Globe nominations snubs and surprises... Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.FabFitFun.com. Use code 'newsworthy' for $10 off your first box #fabfitfunpartner  Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Afghanistan Papers: The Guardian, Washington Post, AP Articles of Impeachment: Washington Post, FOX News, CNN, AP, ABC News Volcano Eruption Update: CNN, BBC Russia Banned from Olympics: NBC Sports, ESPN, BBC Sportsperson of the Year: SI Most-Tweeted Politicians: Twitter, Axios  Amazon Blames Trump: CNBC, The Verge, WSJ Coolest Cooler Shuts Down: The Verge, GeekWire Away CEO Replaced: The Verge, TechCrunch Remembering Pete Frates: USA Today, NPR Star Wars Warning: CNN Golden Globe Nominations: WSJ, FOX News, Variety, Hollywood Reporter  
December 9, 2019
The news to know for Monday, December 9th, 2019! What to know today about a shooting at a Florida naval base, a new report from the Justice Department, and a volcano eruption in New Zealand. Plus: remembering an up-and-coming rapper, Disney's $10 billion milestone, and the mishap at the Miss Universe pageant. Those stories and many more -- in less than 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... Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Shooting at Navy Base: NPR, NBC News, Washington Post, AP, CNN New Impeachment Report: CNN, NYT, Fox News, The Hill, Politico  New Justice Dept. Report: AP, LA Times, USA Today, The Hill Volcano Eruption: BBC, AP Largest Hong Kong Protest: Reuters, WSJ Elon Musk Wins Trial: CNBC, CNN, Business Insider College Football Rankings: ESPN, CBS Sports, NCAA Highlighting Well-Lit Roads: Engadget, Digital Trends SnapChat Cameo: TechCrunch, USA Today Juice WRLD Dies: LA Times, PEOPLE, TMZ Caroll Spinney Dies: People, USA Today Disney’s $10B Milestone: Variety, Hollywood Reporter Miss Universe 2019: USA Today,  PEOPLE, EONLINE Money Monday - House Hacking: Money, Forbes
December 6, 2019
The news to know for Friday, December 6th, 2019!  What to know today about the impeachment timeline and two heated exchanges making headlines. Also, a massive strike in France shuts down major cities and an unprecedented safety report from Uber. Plus: so-called 'mighty mice' head to space, a digital driver's license coming soon, and the future of iPhones. Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.Ancestry.com/newsworthy  Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Timeline: AP, The Hill, Washington Post, ABC News Heated Exchanges: The Hill, CNBC, CBS News National Strike in France: NPR, CBS News, BBC Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: AP, USA Today Uber’s Safety Report: Washington Post Lyft Lawsuit: NYT Amazon & NFL Team Up: WSJ, Engadget “Mighty Mice” in Space: Space.com, CNN, AP Digital Driver's License: Cnet Apple Phone With No Ports: Engadget, CNBC Fastest Growing Brands: Mashable, Morning Consult
December 5, 2019
The news to know for Thursday, December 5th, 2019! What to know today about the constitutional law experts who testified about President Trump and impeachment, and the new rule impacting people on food stamps. Plus: we're talking about once-a-month birth control, McDonald's coffee in car parts, and Uber's new feature to choose your 'favorite' drivers. Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about holiday shopping trends in 2019 - from what's changing to Amazon's impact. Our guest today is Sam Yagan. He's the CEO of ShopRunner, known as the "Amazon Prime for everyone else." Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. Today's episode is brought to you by GenoPalate. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Legal Experts Testify: Washington Post, NBC News, NYT NATO Summit Drama: Politico, USA Today, WSJ, FOX News, AP Pearl Harbor Shooting: CNN, NBC News, AP New Rule for Food Stamps: Reuters, CBS News, The Hill Famous Tree Lightings: FOX News, Thenationaltree.org, National Park Services Once-a-Month Birth Control: AP, Wired Coffee for Car Parts: CNBC, Cnet Uber’s “Favorite Driver” Feature: Engadget, Uber.com First Official Craigslist App: Gizmodo, TechSpot Instagram Requires Birthdates: Reuters, The Verge
December 4, 2019
The news to know for Wednesday, December 4th, 2019! What to know about today's impeachment hearing, who just left the race for president, and what happens now as Google's co-founders step down. Plus: a potato shortage, a smart TV warning, and some of the best entertainers of the year (and decade)... Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by Care/of. Use code 'newsworthy50' for 50% off your first order. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Impeachment Latest: The Hill, WSJ, AP, Washington Post , CNN NATO Update: New York Times, AP Kamala Harris Drops Out: Politico, ABC News, USA Today, The Hill Google Co-Founders Step Down: NBC News Elon Musk on Trial: Reuters, CBS News, Business Insider Potential French Fry Shortage: Bloomberg, Fox News, People Cyber Monday Record: Cnet, NBC News, Business Insider, Engadget SmartTV Spying: CNN, TechCrunch Best of Awards: Irishman: Variety, Deadline Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist: Entertainment Weekly Apple Music Awards: Apple, SF Chronicle   Work Wednesday - The Economist, CNBC  
December 3, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019! What to know today about the NATO Summit, the first major gun rights case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in a decade, and what a new large-scale study found about preventing depression. Plus: a new tool for doctors, a new 5G network, and how researchers are saving coral reefs... Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by Noom. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: New Tariffs: Washington Post, NYT, WSJ, CNBC NATO Summit: TIME, Washington Post, AP Impeachment Reports: The Hill, CBS News Supreme Court Gun Rights Case: NBC News, The Hill, CNN, Washington Post More Snow in Northeast: Weather Channel, NYT, AP Sound Saves Coral Reefs: Fox News, TechCrunch Depression Study: NYT Amazon Transcribe Medical: Engadget, CNBC T-Mobile 5G: CNET, TechCrunch, The Verge Lil Bub Dies: People, The Verge Giving Tuesday: USA Today, Givingtuesday.org, Forbes
December 2, 2019
The news to know for Monday, December 2nd, 2019! What to know today about more wild weather in the U.S., President Trump's surprise visit to Afghanistan, and Cyber Monday predictions. Plus: why the popular app TikTok is under review, Amazon's Alexa gets emotional, and a record-breaking holiday box office. Those stories and many more -- in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.HelloFresh.com/newsworthy9 Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Wild Weather Continues: AP, Weather Channel, AccuWeather, CNN New Orleans Mass Shooting: CBS News, NBC News, USA Today London Bridge Stabbing: CNN, ABC News Impeachment Inquiry Update: AP, NBC News, Politico Trump Visits Afghanistan: AP, The Hill , Fox News Hong Kong Bills: Washington Post, Politico, TikTok Controversy: Reuters  Rosa Parks Statue: AP, USA Today First Mobile Detection Tech: The Guardian, CNN Amazon Alexa Emotions: CNBC, The Verge Best In Show: NBC News, People, CNN Holiday Box Office: Variety, USA Today, Hollywood Reporter Star Wars Script Leak: Entertainment Weekly, The Verge Cyber Monday: Adobe Blog, Axios, The Verge Black Friday: CNBC, Reuters, CNN
November 27, 2019
The news to know for Wednesday, November 27th, 2019! What to know today about the impact of winter weather on holiday travel across the country, a formal invitation to the President for next week's impeachment hearing, and the FDA's news warning about CBD... Plus: Facebook's virtual reality, sign-in to Twitter or else, and what data shows about this year's holiday shopping... Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by GenoPalate and the Meditation Minis podcast. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Winter Weather & Holiday Travel: NPR, Weather Channel, NBC News, AP, Weather Channel, ABC News Next Impeachment Hearing, Trump Invitation, More Testimony: CNN, NPR, NYT, Politico, Washington Post UN Climate Report: FOX News, USA Today, WAPO FDA Warning About CBD: CNBC, WebMD, Fox News, CNN Alexa Manages Meds: CNBC, Engadget Facebook Buys VR Studio: TechCrunch, Variety Twitter Removes Inactive Accounts: The Verge, TechCrunch Super Bowl Ads Sold Out: Bloomberg, Business Insider Thanksgiving: TIME, History.com, NYT Last-Minute Recipes: Our Savory Life Holiday Shopping: Cnet, CNBC, MarketWatch, Washington Post  
November 26, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, November 26th, 2019! What to know today about a major court ruling impacting which top official must testify, newly leaked documents about China, and three major company mergers. Plus: new airport tech could mean shorter security lines, which city is kicking out Uber, and the movie theater actually thanking Netflix... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com under the section titled 'Episodes' to read more about any of the stories mentioned or see sources below... Today's episode is brought to you by GenoPalate. Use code 'newsworthy' for a discount. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Judge: “Presidents are not kings”: NYT, Washington Post, Fox News, The Hill, Politico, CBS News Docs Detail Detention Camps: AP, BBC, NYT, ICIJ CO2 Hits Record High: NBC News, Cnet, USA Today Airport’s “Digital Dog Nose”: CBS News Three Major Mergers: Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, Axios Mississippi Lottery Allowed: ABC News, AP Uber vs. London: CNBC, Reuters, WSJ Facebook Pays for Surveys: Engadget, CNet, TechCrunch Netflix Saves Iconic Theater: The Verge, Vanity Fair Friends in Theaters: Entertainment Weekly  
November 25, 2019
The news to know for Monday, November 25th, 2019! What to know today about one of the richest people in the world, why the top Navy official was forced to resign, a big win for Hong Kong protesters, and a warning about lettuce ahead of Thanksgiving. Plus: we're talking travel weather, AI at the doctor's office, who made history at the AMAs, and a record-setting weekend at the box office. Those stories and more -- in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.GenoPalate.com. Use code 'newsworthy' for 20% off. Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Bloomberg 2020: CBS News, The Hill, CNN Navy Secretary Fired: NYT, Fox News, The Hill, CNN Hong Kong Election: NPR, Reuters, BBC, NBC News, Washington Post Thanksgiving Week Weather: NBC News, CNN, Business Insider AI Health Care: AP Lettuce Warning: Time, Fox News, CDC Frozen 2 Box Office: Variety, USA Today AMA’s: THR, People, E! News     Money Monday – ‘Black Friday’ Origin: History.com
November 22, 2019
The news to know for Friday, November 22nd, 2019!  What to know from the last day of public impeachment hearings, and what's expected next.  Plus: an unusual global shortage, Tesla's Cybertruck unveiled, explaining 'smart skin,' and Victoria's Secret Fashion Show cancelled... Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by Ancestry. Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Read more/ sources: Impeachment Hearing: NYT, Fox News, The Hill, NBC News Netanyahu Indicted: CNN, NPR, Washington Post Syracuse University’s Racists Incidents: The Washington Post, NBC News, Syracuse.com, ABC News Weekend/Thanksgiving Weather: Weather Channel, AccuWeather, Washington Post Global Horseradish Shortage: USA Today, CNN, Business Insider Tesla Cybertruck: CNBC, Cnet “Smart Skin” Virtual Reality: CNN, Nature Twitter Hides Replies: Engadget, Axios Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Cancelled: USA Today, Fortune  Weekend Box Office: Variety, Hollywood Reporter
November 21, 2019
The news to know for Thursday, November 21st, 2019! We're down to the last couple of witnesses in the impeachment investigation: what to know about it today. Also, we're talking about another rare moment for the royal family and a rare outburst of shooting stars expected tonight. Plus: Uber's plan to record during your ride, Paypal's biggest purchase ever, and who got the most Grammy nominations... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about how to have less stressful political conversations during the holidays. You'll hear from two guests about why we're so partisan in America today, why it's important to keep talking to each other, and their research-backed advice about how to have more productive, less stressful conversations. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about our guests and any of the stories mentioned in this episode. Today's episode is brought to you by GenoPalate. Use code 'newsworthy' for 20% off your report. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, ABC News, The Hill, NYT, NPR Dem Debate Recap: Washington Post, WSJ, NBC News, CNN Prince Andrew Steps Away: BBC, Vox “Unicorn” Meteor Shower: USA Today, CNN Google’s Political Ads: WSJ, TechCrunch, Google PayPal Acquires Honey: CNBC, WSJ Uber to Record Audio: Cnet, Washington Post, Gizmodo Grammy Nominations: Entertainment Tonight, Variety
November 20, 2019
The news to know for Wednesday, November 20th, 2019! We're breaking down a few of the key moments from the impeachment hearings, and what to expect from tonight's Democratic debate. Plus: what all Android users need to know, a solar energy 'breakthrough' backed by Bill Gates, and how a selfie can get you free stuff... Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by GenoPalate (use code 'newsworthy') and the Meditation Minis podcast. And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Impeachment Hearing Highlights: AP, NYT, WSJ, The Hill, The Washington Post, ABC News Dem Debate #5: NPR, Vox, Washington Post Doctors’ Group Wants Vaping Ban: CNBC, Time, AMA Android Vulnerability: Forbes, Ars Technica Solar Breakthrough: Cnet, CNN, TechCrunch Bill Gates Richest Man: MarketWatch, Bloomberg First Net-Zero Carbon Flights: CNN, USA Today, AP Helmets + Free Scooter Rides: Engadget, The Verge Work Wednesday - Older Workers Hide Age: WSJ
November 19, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, November 19th, 2019! Will President Trump testify in the impeachment inquiry? It's possible. What he's now saying about the request. Plus: a royal family member's questionable interview, Ford's first electric vehicle, and explaining Google Map's new 'Local Guides.'  Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.GenoPalate.com. Use the code 'newsworthy' for a discount. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Impeachment Hearings: CBS News, NPR, USA Today, Politico  Trump’s Written Testimony: WSJ, NPR, NYT, The Hill U.S. on Israeli Settlements: CBS News, AP, The Hill Prince Andrew Controversy: BBC, CNN, The Guardian Epstein Case: CNBC AmEx Plan to Expand: WSJ Ford Mustang Mach-E: The Verge, Cnet, CNBC Google Maps “Local Guides”: The Verge, TechCrunch Google Launches Stadia: Yahoo Finance, The Verge Free Amazon Music Expands: Variety, CNBC Luke Combs Billboard Record: Billboard Jeopardy Best of the Best: USA Today, AP  
November 18, 2019
The news to know for Monday, November 18th, 2019! We're talking about a big week ahead in the impeachment inquiry and a new invitation for President Trump himself to testify. Also, what to know about an intense standoff between protesters and police at a Hong Kong university. Plus: 'unsinkable' metal, vaping apps, and what's happening to Hulu prices... Those stories and more -- in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.Noom.com/newsworthy Thanks to the NewsWorthy INSIDERS for the support! Learn more or become an INSIDER here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Impeachment Hearings: WSJ, AP, Washington Post, PBS, CNN, The Hill, NYT Roger Stone Convicted: NYT, FOX News, Politico Louisiana Runoff Results: Washington Post, ABC News, Reuters California Shooting: AP, CBS News, LA Times Hong Kong Protests: NBC News, BBC, The Guardian ‘Unsinkable’ Metal: Business Insider Vaping Apps Removed: Axios, CNBC Kaepernick Workout: CBS News, ESPN NASCAR Finale: AP Box Office: Variety  Hulu Prices Up: CBS News No More Dunkin Foam Cups: AP, CNN Money Monday - Record Debt: CNN, Business Insider  
November 15, 2019
The news to know for Friday, November 15th, 2019!  What to know today another school shooting, another public impeachment hearing, and the famous landmarks affected by historic flooding. Plus: Google helps with pronunciation, America's best airports, and the new study involving your dog... Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by Zola.  Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more here: www.TheNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: California School Shooting: NBC News, LA Times, AP, NYT Public Impeachment Hearing #2: The Hill, NPR ‘Bribery’ Accusation: Washington Post, Fox News Kentucky Governor-Elect: CNN, WSJ Louisiana Runoff Election: USA Today, Politico, NYT Venice Flooding: BBC, USA Today, Weather Channel Apple Research App: Reuters, Engadget Dog Aging Study: AP, Nominate Your Dog Google Helps Pronunciation: Cnet, Engadget, The Verge Best U.S. Airports: WSJ MLB MVP: MLB Taylor Swift Controversy: THR, The Verge AMAs Host: Billboard, BET Grammys Host: CBS News, Deadline
November 14, 2019
The news to know for Thursday, November 14th, 2019! We're breaking down a few of the key moments and arguments from the first public impeachment hearing, and why officials are double-checking one state's recent election. Plus: Google's new checking accounts, the Razr reboot, and Nickelodeon teams up with Netflix... Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about the impeachment inquiry process. An attorney and legal analyst who took part in the Watergate case compares the past to the present. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below... Today's episode is brought to you by Zola. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider     Sources: Impeachment Hearing Recap: AP, ABC News, Washington Post, NYT Deval Patrick 2020: CNN, Fox News, NYT Governor’s Race Double-Checked: AP, Lexington Herald Leader Record Breaking Cold: NBC News, Weather Channel, USA Today Google Checking Accounts: CNN, CNBC, Reuters Nike Leaves Amazon: Engadget, CNBC, WSJ Razr Reboot: Ars Technica, The Verge Netflix & Nickelodeon: The Verge, NYT Disney+ Subscribers: Variety, The Verge CMA Awards: ABC News, Fox News TIME 100 Next: TIME, E! News
November 13, 2019
The news to know for Wednesday, November 13th, 2019! We're breaking down what to expect from day one of the public impeachment hearings, and we're talking about a first for U.S. Catholic bishops. Plus: a new payment system on Facebook, Instagram's new TikTok-like feature, and country music's biggest night... Those stories and many more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by Zola.  And thanks to our NewsWorthy Insiders! You can support the show and get some swag by becoming an Insider here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Public Impeachment Hearings - Day 1: NPR, FOX News, NBC News, NYT, The Washington Post, CBS News Catholic Bishops Elect First Latino Leader: AP, LA Times, NYT Supreme Court Divided on DACA: CNN, Washington Post Biggest U.S. Milk Company Bankrupt: CNBC, WSJ, CBS News MLB Investigation: ESPN, The Athletic Kaepernick Comeback?: NBC News Facebook Pay: Business Insider, Bloomberg Instagram Reels: TechCrunch, Cnet Emotional ‘Jeopardy!’ Answer: CNN, Hollywood Reporter 2019 Sexist Man Alive: People, AP Work Wednesday - Five Hour Work Day: Fox News, Forbes, WSJ
November 12, 2019
The news to know for Tuesday, November 12th, 2019! We’re talking about record-breaking cold temperatures, the major case now before the U.S. Supreme Court, and another new potential presidential candidate. Plus: it's a big day for Disney, Google's secret health project, and Amazon's newest grocery store. Those stories and more in less than 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... Today's episode is brought to you by www.Zola.com/newsworthy. Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider    Sources: Record Cold Temps: USA Today, CNN, CBS News DACA Before Supreme Court: Fox News, NBC News, The Hill New Presidential Candidate?: Politico, NYT Former President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized: Reuters, Washington Post Google’s Secret Health Project: WSJ, Forbes, 9to5Google Disney+ Launch: CNBC, Cnet, Business Insider SpaceX Satellites: USA Today, NYT, TechCrunch, CNBC Twitter Policy on Deepfakes: Reuters, Tech Crunch Amazon’s Newest Grocery Store: TechCrunch, CBS News, Cnet MLB Rookies of the Year: ESPN, MLB  
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