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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 Thursday, June 20th, 2019! Today, we're talking about Iran shooting down a U.S. drone, and why YouTube is thinking about some major changes. Plus: a new voice-activated Monopoly board game, and the re-release of one of the most popular movies of all time. 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 presidential primary debate coming up in exactly one week. Do debates and polls matter? What are the key issues? Jonathan Bernstein, a political scientist and columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, is on the show to answer those questions. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy helps break 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! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources:  Drone Shot Down: AP China, North Korea & U.S.: BBC, Reuters, NYT Clean-Air Rules Overturned: AP, NPR, Washington Post Interest Rates Steady: Reuters, WSJ, USA Today Youtube Investigated: Washington Post, The Verge, WSJ NBA Draft: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports World Cup: NBC Sports Heart Attack Detection: Bloomberg, Engadget AI Monopoly: Engadget, CNET Avengers: Endgame Re-release: People, Gizmodo  
The news to know for Wednesday, June 19th, 2019! Today, we're talking about the top job at the Pentagon - who's in and who's out - and the big announcement to expect today about interest rates. Plus: what to know about Facebook's cryptocurrency now that it's  official, why Google is building thousands of homes, and Best Buy's plan for smart fitness. 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! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Shanahan Drops Out: Washington Post, Fox News, AP, CBS News Interest Rates: Washington Post, CNBC, NYT, Bloomberg Boeing’s Lifeline: WSJ, CNBC, CNN NY Going Green: NYT, NY Daily News Juneteenth: Juneteenth.com, Courier Journal Libra Cryptocurrency: TechCrunch, NBC News, Reuters, CNBC Google Affordable Housing: Bloomberg, CNET, WSJ Best Buy Fitness: CNBC, USA Today, MarketWatch YouTube AR Makeup: TechCrunch, Mashable Game of Thrones Prequel: Entertainment Weekly, CNN  
The news to know for Tuesday, June 18th, 2019! What to know about rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, and the official launch of President Trump's re-election campaign. Plus: Taylor Swift gets political, self-driving cars delivering pizza, and Hunger Games is back with a new book and a movie... 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! Click here to learn more:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Trump 2020 Rally: The Hill, FOX News, ABC News, Orlando Sentinel Trump on Mass Arrests: The Washington Post Iran Threat: AP, WSJ, NYT, ABC News, Reuters Stereotyping Ads Ban: Washington Post, Forbes Taylor Swift Gets Political: CBS News, Vox, CNN Self-Flying Plane: AP Dominos Driverless Delivery: The Verge, Quartz, Engadget Comcast Eye-Control Feature: The Verge, Engadget, USA Today Picture-in-Picture Mode: TechCrunch, 9to5Mac Hunger Games Prequel: USA Today, CNET, Variety
The news to know for Monday, June 17th, 2019! Today, what to know about a historic protest in Hong Kong, and why President Trump reportedly fired some people working on his re-election campaign. Plus: AI for the construction industry, a major NBA trade, and what OJ Simpson is now saying on Twitter. 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! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: Hong Kong Protests: AP, The Hill, Reuters, CBS News, CNBC South America Blackout: The Guardian, AP, CNN Trump Polls: NYT, NBC News, Washington Post Letter to Trump: NPR, Reuters, CNN, Business Insider Target Outage: TechCrunch, CNBC, USA Today Construction AI Tool: MIT Technology Review, Forbes NBA Trade: ESPN, LA Times US Open: USA Today, CBS Sports World Cup: CBS Sports, ESPN Babe Ruth Jersey: ABC News, ESPN OJ Simpson’s Twitter: People, Entertainment Tonight Weekend Box Office: Variety, Business Insider MTV Movie & TV Awards: E! News
The news to know for Friday, June 14th, 2019! Today, what to know about an international attack, who's leaving the White House, and why charges in the Flint water crisis were just dropped. Plus: your new NBA championship team, a new study about Bitcoin, and both Flag Day and Father's Day! 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:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: Sara Sanders Leaving: The Hill, NPR Conway Gone Too?: CNN, NYT Trump’s Comment:  Washington Post Oil Tanker Attacks: AP, BBC, CNBC, NYT Sudan Crisis: BBC, NBC News, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Cosmo Flint Charges Dropped: AP, USA Today Flag Day: Hollywood Reporter, USFlag.org NBA Championship Team: CBS Sports Bitcoin Emissions: AP Facebook Digital Coin: WSJ #InstagramDown: CNET, Gizmodo Outdoor Study: NYT, Scientific Reports Father’s Day: Today, USA Today, PC Mag
The news to know for Thursday, June 13th, 2019! Today, we're talking about why there's so much conflict over one question, and why Amanda Knox is returning to Italy. Plus: who won The Stanley Cup, and where food delivery by drone is coming as soon as this summer. 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 opioid crisis and the first major trial against the drug manufacturers.  Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy helps break 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:  Contempt Vote & Census Question: AP, The Hill, CBS News, NYT Hong Kong Protests: Reuters, BBC, NYT Knox Back in Italy: Inside Edition, AP Nevada Marijuana Rule: ABC News , CNN, The Hill Memory Implant: Bloomberg Stanley Cup: CBS Sports, NHL, St. Louis Post-Dispatch NBA Finals: NBA.com, Bleacher Report US Open: CBS Sports, Golf Channel Bird Buys Scoot: The Verge, TechCrunch Uber Fast Food Delivery: TechCrunch, CNN, Bloomberg  
The news to know for Wednesday, June 12th, 2019! Today, we're talking about why the president's son is on Capitol Hill, why several states are trying to block two companies from merging, and why big tech is in the hot seat. Plus: how the U.S. just made World Cup history, and what to expect from air taxis within just a few years. 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 Blinkist. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Trump Jr. on Capitol Hill: Washington Post Subpoena Fight: CNN, ABC News, Washington Post Trump vs Biden: AP, NYT Democratic Debate: NBC News States Sue Over Merger: NPR, Bloomberg, WSJ Big Tech in Trouble?: NPR, AP, CNBC Record Heat: USA Today, ABC News, Accuweather, National Weather Service World Cup Record: CBS News, ESPN Facebook Data App: TechCrunch, CNET, The Verge Facebook Solar Project: AP, CBS Dallas Uber Air Taxis: The Verge, Business Insider, Mashable Amazon Restaurants: GeekWire, WSJ, CBS News  
The news to know for Tuesday, June 11th, 2019! What to know today about a possible secret deal with Mexico, a helicopter's crash-landing on a skyscraper, and why the Justice Department has changed course. Plus: where you'll find one of the largest "dead zones" this summer, which star NBA player was hurt (again), and why Celine Dion is saying 'goodbye.'  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 Hello Fresh. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here to learn more:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider       Sources: Mexico Secret Deal: The Washington Post, ABC News, AP Mueller Evidence: NYT, WSJ, AP Skyscraper Crash-Landing: CBS News, CNN, AP Record Dead Zone: USA Today, National Geographic Tech for the Planet: Variety, Fast Company “Big Papi” Shot: ABC News NBA Finals: CBS Sports, Yahoo! Sports, USA Today Women’s World Cup: CBS Sports, ProSoccerUSA Amazon “Bad Credit” Card: CNBC, TechCrunch Celine Dion’s Goodbye: Billboard, USA Today, People Supersized Krispy Kreme: Business Insider, MarketWatch    
The news to know for Monday, June 10th, 2019! Today, we're talking about the televised hearings happening this week on Capitol Hill, the deal between U.S. and Mexico, and why so many people in Hong Kong are protesting. Plus: a sort-of space hotel, Microsoft's announcements, and historic wins in both tennis and at the Tony Awards. 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 Noom. Become a NewsWorthy Insider! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: Mexico-U.S. Deal: NYT, AP, Politico, FOX News, The Hill Mueller Report Hearings: AP, CNN, The Hill, ABC News Hong Kong Protests: BBC, WSJ, NYT, USA Today Southeast Flooding: The Weather Channel, USA Today CA Heat Wave: NBC News, CNN French Open History: USA Today, ESPN, Tennis Magazine ISS Open for Biz: The Verge, TechCrunch, Business Insider Comcast Fined: Engadget, Gizmodo Microsoft Xbox: CNET, WSJ, The Verge Tony Award Winners: People, NYT, ABC News Box Office: Variety  
The news to know for Friday, June 7th, 2019! Today, what to know about negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico, and how a new rule will help fight those annoying robocalls. Plus: why Spotify and the Obamas are teaming up, where you can take an 'Uber Copter,' and which awards show to watch this weekend. 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! Click here:  https://www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider         Sources: Tariff Talks: AP, WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg West Point Crash: NPR, NBC News NYPD Apology: Vox, AP, NPR FCC Blocks Robocalls: CNN, Washington Post, USA Today Women’s World Cup: CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated Stanley Cup: ESPN Commercial Robots: Reuters Uber Copter: Engadget, The Verge Spotify + Obamas: The Verge, NBC News Tony Awards: Rolling Stone, Billboard Dog Stress: National Geographic, AP  
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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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Jeremy Albert

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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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