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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, August 23rd, 2019!  What to know today about a meeting between world leaders this weekend and which issue one of them is calling an "international crisis."  Plus: new efforts in every state to fight robocalls, the Titanic is literally disappearing underwater, and a new logo and name for Android. 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.MMLaFleur.com/newsworthy   Read more: Amazon Fires: The Washington Post, BBC, AP, Twitter, Instagram Post More G7: CNBC, Axios, Reuters Robocall Pledge: TechCrunch, WSJ Sanders + Fox News: Fox News, NYT Giraffe Trade Regulations: AP, BBC, The Hill College Football Starts: Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports US Open: ESPN DoorDash Tipping Policy: The Verge, NYT Android OS & Logo: The Verge, Cnet Apple Rumors: CNBC, Bloomberg Titanic Decaying: National Geographic, USA Today, Newsweek  
The news to know for Thursday, August 22nd, 2019! Today, we're talking about another new immigration rule impacting families, and why President Trump just changed his mind about more tax cuts. Plus: a new type of wristband for people with Autism, a viral Instagram hoax, and a surprising, controversial member of the new 'Dancing With The Stars" cast. 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 explaining the growing concern about drug-resistant 'superbugs.' Experts say superbugs could become a bigger killer than cancer and diabetes in the next few decades. Dr. Erica Shenoy, an infectious disease physician, is sharing how we got here and what both patients and doctors can do about it. Today's episode is brought to you by www.MMLaFleur.com/newsworthy     Read more:  Migrant Families Rule: Vox, WSJ, NBC News Trillion Dollar Deficit: AP, CNBC, Fox News Tax Cut Reversal: WSJ, Washington Post Global Wildfires: Vox, BBC, CBS News , NYT Saving Coral Reef: CNN, CBS Miami ISS New Parking Spot: AP News, Space.com Wristbands Predict Outbursts: Engadget, Spectrum News Instagram Hoax: NBC News, The Verge XFL Teams: Bleacher Report, ESPN, CNN Highest Paid Actors: Forbes, E News Dancing With The Stars Cast: People, Inside Edition
The news to know for Wednesday, August 21st, 2019! Today, we're talking about President Trump's plan to possible cut taxes, his comments about a certain religion, and a mystery in Russia. Plus: why NASA plans to go to Jupiter's moon, Facebook's newest privacy option, and a new type of wireless headphones. 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.MMLaFleur.com/newsworthy     Read more: Trump Cutting Taxes?: The Hill, WSJ, Fox Business Comments about Jews: WaPo, NYT, AP, The Jerusalem Post  Denmark Trip Cancelled: BBC, CNN Russia Radiation: NYT, CNN, AP, The Guardian Jupiter Moon Mission: Engadget, BBC Facebook Browsing History: Cnet, Business Insider, The Verge Apple Card Available: CNBC, TechCrunch  New Wireless Headphones: TechRadar, Cnet Netflix Season Alerts: The Verge PayScale’s College Salary Report: CNBC, PayScale, Yahoo Finance  
The news to know for Tuesday, August 20th, 2019! What to know today about Planned Parenthood, and why it's turning down millions of dollars in government funding. Plus: we're talking hot weather, robotic shorts, and Target's new line... 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 MM LaFleur.   Read more: Planned Parenthood & Title X: NYT, FOX News, NPR, CBS News, Reuters  NYPD Officer Fired: NBC News, WSJ, NYT Epstein Autopsy: Fox News, AP, CNN CEOs on Corporate Purpose: CNBC, WSJ Hot Weather: Weather Channel, Accuweather, USA Today Fake Accounts Removed: NBC News, The Verge, Fox Business, Twitter Robotic Shorts: The Verge, Business Insider, Scientific American, Science Target’s Food Brand: USA Today, CNBC Apple Arcade: Engadget, Business Insider, 9to5Mac New iPhones: Business Insider Apple TV+: Bloomberg, The Verge Disney+: Variety, Cnet  
The news to know for Monday, August 19th, 2019! What to know today about an attack in Afghanistan and a potential deal that could impact America's longest running war there. Plus: we're talking stick-on health sensors, self-driving e-scooters and a surprise at the movie theater. 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.MMLaFleur.com/newsworthy   Read more: Attack in Afghanistan: BBC, CNN, AP,  NYT Hong Kong Protest: WSJ, NYT, Reuters, NBC News Recession Pushback: CNBC, CBS News, WSJ Glacier “Funeral”: AP, CNN Cedric Benson Died: ESPN Tiger Woods Out: CBS Sports Obama HS Jersey: Bleacher Report Twitter DM Feature: Gizmodo, The Verge Stick-On Health Sensors: TechCrunch, Stanford News Self-Driving Scooter: The Verge, Reuters Ikea Smart Home: TechCrunch, Engadget Box Office: Variety, LA Times  
The news to know for Friday, August 16th, 2019!  What to know today about why Israel is stopping two U.S. lawmakers from coming into the country, and we're talking about which island President Trump is reportedly thinking about buying. Plus: new warning labels on cigarettes, what Amazon plans to do with unsold items, and an iconic music festival turns 50. 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 Blinkist.   Read more: Israel Bans Lawmakers: NYT, WaPo, ABC News, CNN, The Hill, AP Trump Buys Greenland?: WSJ, AP, FOX News New Cigarette Warning Labels: CNBC, NYT, Reuters  NASCAR Legend Crash: NBC News, CBS News Google Assistant Reminders: TechCrunch, Engadget Amazon Donations: The Verge, CNBC  Maisel Day: LA Times, IndieWire, CBSLA Woodstock Turns 50: Billboard Toy Story 4 Makes $1B: Deadline, Variety   Pumpkin Spice Spam: USA Today, NBC News
The news to know for Thursday, August 15th, 2019! Today, we're talking about the stock market drop, and why some experts say a recession could be coming. Plus: a breakthrough treatment for TB, what happened in space that has scientists stumped, and the latest way companies are working to fight those annoying robocalls. 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 explaining the billion dollar industry of esports (aka professional video gaming) and talking about how it's now in colleges and high schools. Today's episode is brought to you by Blinkist.   Read more:  Stock Market Down: WSJ, Washington Post, CNN, AP Philadelphia Shoot-Out: Fox News, CNN Epstein Investigation: NYT, NPR, CNN TB Treatment Approved: Reuters, Washington Post Black Hole Lights Up: CBS News, USA Today --  Amazon Facial Recognition: Engadget, Cnet, NBC News   WeWork IPO: TechCrunch Robocalls System: Cnet, Engagdet Jay-Z and NFL: NYT, WSJ, NFL  
The news to know for Wednesday, August 14th, 2019! Today, we're talking about a major change in the U.S.-China trade war, and what happened with a major media merger. Plus: new AR sunglasses from the company behind Snapchat, the future of bottled water, and how much time is best to take off work. 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 'NEWSWORTHY' for 25% off your first order.    Read More: Tariffs Delayed: CBS News, CNBC, WSJ, AP Hong Kong Airport Protest: CNN, NBC News, Vox Placido Domingo Allegations: NYT, BBC, AP CBS & Viacom Merger: CNBC, WSJ, The Verge  Snap AR Glasses: The Verge, Engadget, CNBC Apple’s New Student ID: 9to5Mac,, TechCrunch, Apple Dominos E-Bike Delivery: TechCrunch, Engadget Dasani Water Cans: Bloomberg, CNN, TechCrunch  
The news to know for Tuesday, August 13th, 2019! What to know today about new rules impacting legal immigrants, and we're talking about a potential cure for Ebola. Plus: what's next for Tumblr, Twitter and Apple TV+... 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 Hello Fresh.   Read More: Green Card Rule Change: Washington Post, WSJ, ABC News Endangered Species Act: PBS, NYT, USA Today Hong Kong Airport Protests: WSJ, NBC News, CNN Ebola Cure?: AP, The Guardian, Bloomberg Tumblr Sold: WSJ, Axios, CNBC Twitter Conversations: The Verge Nike Subscription: Engadget, Business Insider Apple Teaser: Variety, Deadline  
The news to know for Monday, August 12th, 2019! What to know today about a high-profile death and the questions (and conspiracy theories) surrounding it. Plus: the bank forgiving some credit card debt, the gymnast making history, and the meteor shower happening tonight... 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.   Sources: Jeffrey Epstein Death: WSJ, CNN, NYT, USA Today, AP Chase Forgives Debt: CNBC, Bloomberg, CBC, FOX News England Blackout: BBC, NBC News, The Guardian US Weather: Weather Channel, Accuweather Simone Biles Record: NBC Sports, USA Today Serena Williams Injury: USA Today, Bleacher Report Navy Controls: USNI News, The Verge Largest Black Hole: Engadget, MIT Tech Review, NASA Meteor Shower: AccuWeather, NBC News Millions of Trees Planted: CBS News Box Office: Variety, Deadline Teen Choice Awards: Deadline, People
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Fredo Conde

Simple excelent!!!

May 9th
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Erica Mandy

Fredo Conde Thank you for listening!

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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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Erica Mandy

Jo Jo Winkelmann So glad you enjoy the show! Thank you!! - Erica

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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

for your information Batwoman the new Superhero on CW is a lesbian not transgender

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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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Erica Mandy

Jaylin Halteman So glad you like it!

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Michael Powell

love your podcast start my day listening

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Ramon Orozco

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