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This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.


29:59 | Feb 10th

A secretive start-up promising the next generation of facial recognition software has compiled a database of images far bigger than anything ever constructed by the United States government: over thre...Show More
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I first heard about this topic on the I’m Horrified! Podcast. Scary as hell.

31:58 | Feb 7th

Note: This episode contains descriptions of sexual violence. In the trial of Harvey Weinstein, six women have taken the stand, each making similar accusations of rape and sexual assault against the m...Show More
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This is a (tough) exercise in learning how to understand and listen to 'the other side', despite how difficult is. Another example of excell...Show More

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23:28 | Feb 27th

What began as a public health crisis in China is well on the way to becoming a pandemic. And while there is a lot of news about the coronavirus, there is also a lack of understanding about the severit...Show More
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Quick 101 on the history of pandemics and how the Coronavirus outbreak compares, as told by the NYT journalist who has been on this beat for...Show More

23:26 | Nov 18th, 2019

It was one of the most valuable start-ups in the United States, with bold plans to revolutionize how and where people worked around the world. Today, we look at how the dream of WeWork crumbled — and ...Show More
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“He didn’t have a business plan, but he had these shining eyes” - Softbank’s Masa Son on why he invested in Alibaba. 🙈 “Go wild” - Masa to...Show More

27:29 | Jan 14th

Carlos Ghosn’s trial was poised to be one of the most closely watched in Japanese history — a case involving claims of corporate greed, wounded national pride and a rigged legal system. Then the forme...Show More
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There was a time in my life when I almost worked for Carlos Ghosn's daughter unbeknownst to me who her father was and that he would be smugg...Show More

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