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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in less than 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. theNewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!
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The news to know for Friday, July 19th, 2019! Today, we're talking about new tensions with Iran and why so many people are protesting in Puerto Rico. Plus: what to know about the federal minimum wage, Netflix subscribers, and the first board game made for Amazon's Alexa. 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.  Today's episode is brought to you by Zola.   Sources:  Iran Drone: NBC News, AP, The Washington Post, CBS News Puerto Rico Protests: ABC News, Reuters, Washington Post Minimum Wage Increase: CNBC, The Hill, NYT British Open: CBS Sports, Bleacher Report 50 Years Since Apollo 11: Vox, NBC News, The Verge (events) Sesame Street Honors: Deadline, LA Times Netflix Subscribers Drop: CNBC, AP, USA Today Toys R Us Returns: Business Insider, CBS News, CNN Alexa Board Game: Engadget, VentureBeat  
The news to know for Thursday, July 18th, 2019! Today, we're talking about a new controversial chant at last night's Trump rally, and what to know about two votes in the House. Plus: the extreme weather coming to half the country, what to know about the app behind the FaceApp challenge, and The Lion King hits theaters. 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 sending astronauts back to the moon by 2024. We discuss what's different this time compared to 50 years ago and how it will help us reach Mars next. NASA's Emma Lehnhardt shares behind-the-scenes...  Today's episode is brought to you by Zola.   Sources:  Trump Rally: Fox News, NYT, AP Impeachment Vote: NBC News, The Hill Contempt Vote: CBS News, NPR, The Washington Post El Chapo Sentence: NPR, CBS News, WSJ Overdose Deaths Down: NYT, Reuters, Washington Post Heat Wave: Weather Channel, AccuWeather, NBC News FaceApp Concerns: The Verge, USA Today, Cnet Instagram Likes Test: The Verge, TechCrunch Prime Day Record: Cnet, TechCrunch 2nd Richest Man Alive: Quartz, Bloomberg Lion King Premiere: Variety, LA Times
The news to know for Wednesday, July 17th, 2019! Today, we're talking about the final decision in the Eric Garner case, and what lawmakers are saying now about Facebook's cryptocurrency. Plus: Elon Musk explains his newest vision for brain implants, the military has a warning about a fake facebook event, and how Game of Thrones just broke another record. 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 M.M.LaFleur.     Sources: No NYPD Charges in Garner Case: Washington Post, NBC News, Reuters Big Tech Hearings: TechCrunch, WSJ, CNN, The Washington Post, NYT Neuralink: Bloomberg, CNBC, The Verge Rocket City World Record: TechCrunch, AL.com, RocketCenter.com “Area 51” Fake Event: USA Today, BBC, TIME Game of Thrones Record: Variety, Deadline, CNBC Emmy Nominations: People (full list) World Emoji Day: USA Today    
The news to know for Tuesday, July 16th, 2019! We're talking about a new asylum rule that could have a big impact at the border, and why Amazon employees are protesting on Prime Day. Plus: a promising new blood test, and what reports say about the first female 007... 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! Click here to learn more:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: New Asylum Rule: AP, NBC News, Fox News, The Hill Resolution Vote: Politico, The Hill, WSJ Big Tech Hearings: TechCrunch China Economy Slows: Fox Business, CNBC, Reuters Amazon Protests: Cnet, TechCrunch, Business Insider Pernell Whitaker Dies: ESPN NBA Deal: NBA  Alzheimer’s Blood Test: AP Giant Jellyfish Spotted: USA Today, CBS News, CNN Waze Toll Pricing: Business Insider, The Verge Twitter Update: TechCrunch, Engadget First Woman 007: E News, Daily Mail UK
The news to know for Monday, July 15th, 2019! Today, we have an update about a hurricane that hit over the weekend, and what you need to know about President Trump's tweets about four Congresswomen. Plus: we're talking Serena Williams, Amazon Prime Day and the indie film that is breaking records 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 Zola. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Hurricane Barry: AP, Accuweather, Weather Channel, ABC News NYC Blackout: NYT, CBS News, USA Today, ABC News Trump’s Controversial Comments: AP, The Hill, Washington Post, FOX News ICE Raids Update: NYT, NPR  Facebook Fine: WSJ, CNN, Ars Technica 737 Max Flights: WSJ, CNBC, Fox Business Wimbledon Wins: CBS Sports, CNN, ESPN, Bustle Alzheimer’s Studies: NBC News, TIME Prime Day: Business Insider, USA Today, CNET, Fortune Weekend Box Office: Variety, Deadline      
The news to know for Friday, July 12th, 2019! Today, we're talking about what could be the first hurricane of the season, and when to expect massive ICE raids. Plus: robotic umpires are now a thing, Amazon's big announcement, and Google takes another crack at building a social network. 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.  Today's episode is brought to you by Skillshare. Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned or see the sources below... Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Read More:  Hurricane Warning: Weather Channel, AccuWeather, ABC News, AP ICE Raids: NYT, CNN, USA Today Citizenship Question: CBS News, Washington Post, NPR, Fox News Dow Jones Record: ABC News, WSJ Ford + VW: Reuters, CNBC Amazon Retrains Workforce: WSJ, Amazon, PCMag, NYT Robotic Umpires: ESPN, Washington Post AI Bot Poker: The Verge, CNN, Engadget Google Listening?: The Verge, AP  Google’s “Shoelace”: Business Insider, TechCrunch     
The news to know for Thursday, July 11th, 2019! Today, we're talking about the U.S. storm that could turn into a hurricane by the weekend, and the fallout from top-secret emails leaked to the press. Plus: Trump's "social media summit," Snapchat's changes, and the number one highest-paid celebrity. 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 myths, mistakes and milestones of the first human walking on the moon. This month marks 50 years since NASA's Apollo 11 mission, so award-winning NASA historian Jennifer Ross-Nazzal helps break it all down... Today's episode is brought to you by Babbel. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Read more:  Potential Hurricane: AccuWeather, Weather Channel, AP S&P 500 Record: CNBC, Bloomberg, NYT U.K.’s Ambassador to U.S. Resigns: CBS News, BBC, CNN Social Media Summit: Vox, WSJ Human Remains Discovery: Washington Post, Vox, Gizmodo Alexa Health Advice: The Verge, CNBC, AP Snapchat Shows: The Verge, Variety Highest Paid Celebrities: Forbes, Fox Business   World Cup Victory Parade: CBS News, The Washington Post, CNN ESPY Awards: USA Today, ESPN   Thing To Know Thursday: Apollo 11 History: History.com, BBC Celebrating 50 Years: Space.com, NASA, Forbes, AP, NBC News   
The news to know for Wednesday, July 10th, 2019! Today, we're talking about the controversy surrounding the U.S. Secretary of Labor, and what a court decided about Trump's Twitter use. Plus: a new development in the race to space, we're explaining the new 'Uber Comfort' option, and there's another new video subscription service on its way. 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 Babbel. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider      Sources: Acosta Controversy: WSJ, AP, Reuters, The Hill Ross Perot Died: CNN, WSJ, AP, FOX Business Trump’s Twitter Ruling: Washington Post, Fox News, USA Today, New York Times DMV & Facial Recognition: Washington Post, NPR Pentagon’s “War Cloud”: AP Virgin Galactic Going Public: NPR, CNBC, WSJ Uber Comfort: The Verge, Engadget, CNN Last VW Beetle: TechCrunch, CBS News MLB All-Star Game: CBS Sports, USA Today Friends & HBO Max: People, CNBC  
The news to know for Tuesday, July 9th, 2019! We're talking about new subpoenas surrounding President Trump, the flooding that hit the nation's capital, and why you may want to look up to the sky tonight... Plus: what to know about an upcoming Amazon strike, a new Google coding program, and a Stranger Things 3 record. 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 Babbel. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here to learn more:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider   Sources: Trump's Financial Records: AP, NYT, Reuters, Washington Post Jeffery Epstein Charged: Reuters, WSJ, Vox, ABC News Primary Race 2020: The Hill, CNN, Washington Post DC Flooding: Weather Channel, NBC News, AccuWeather See Saturn: AccuWeather, USA Today Coco Gauff Out: ESPN, NPR, ABC News  World Cup Ratings: Variety, Fox Sports Amazon Strike: Engadget, Bloomberg IG's Anti-Bullying Efforts: The Verge, TIME, TechCrunch Google Coding: TechCrunch, Engadget Stranger Things 3 Record: Deadline, CNET
The news to know for Monday, July 8th, 2019! Today, what to know about the World Cup champions and what fans were chanting in the stands when it ended. Plus: Iran's latest threat, a second earthquake in SoCal, why Starbucks is apologizing, and a new promise from 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 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 Noom. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: World Cup Win: CBS Sports, ESPN, NYT Iran Nuclear Threat: NYT, BBC, AP, Politico Another Cali Earthquake: USA Today, Weather Channel, AP, CBS News  Deutsche Job Cuts: Reuters, CNBC Starbucks Apology: Yahoo Finance, FOX News, NPR, Washington Post  Autonomous Plane: TechCrunch, Engadget HIV Study: USA Today, CNN, Boston.com Stevie Wonder Transplant: ABC News, CNN Netflix Smoking: CBS News, Engadget, Mashable, Truth Initiative  Box Office: Variety, LA Times, Forbes
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Fredo Conde

Simple excelent!!!

May 9th
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Jo Jo Winkelmann

one of my favorite podcasts! I love starting every weekday commute with the Newsworthy

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Andrea Carbone

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Jeremy Albert

hah, talk about a crossover between 2 of my favorite podcasts

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Fire Storm

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theNewsWorthy with Erica Mandy

Fire Storm Two different stories! I’ve covered both of them :)

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Jaylin Halteman

Great podcast

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Michael Powell

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