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Up First

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Episodes

  • Saturday, April 4th, 2020

    Apr 04 2020

    The CDC is recommending Americans wear cloth masks for protection when out and about. COVID-19 cases are increasing in Detroit and New Orleans. The Trump administration is tweaking the definition of the Strategic National Stockpile of medical supplies.

  • Friday, April 3rd, 2020

    Apr 03 2020

    The U.S. coronavirus curve rises while China's flattens. The pandemic opens a new front in the abortion battle. And, Bloomberg staffers say they were promised jobs through November, some are suing.

  • Breaking News Update: 6.6 Million File Unemployment Claims Due To Coronavirus

    Apr 02 2020

    A record 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, doubling the record set a week earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday.

  • Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

    Apr 02 2020

    The White House suggests that wearing face masks could help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Florida orders residents to stay at home. And, the coronavirus nearly bumps the presidential campaign from news headlines.

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Apr 01 2020

    President Trump issues sobering coronavirus warning. Models show it will get worse before it gets better. Dozens of sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt are sick after being infected with COVID-19. Renters face first of the month.

  • Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

    Mar 31 2020

    President Trump says more coronavirus tests will be made available. Hospitals and their staffs struggle with how to protect themselves and patients as COVID-19 cases multiply. And, Palestinian and Israeli leaders lauded for tight lockdowns.