The Daily

The Daily

The Daily

CATEGORY: News
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.
  1. May 05, 2021
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    A Shrinking Society in Japan
    Japan is the “grayest” nation in the world. Close to 30 percent of the population is over 65. The reason is its low birthrate, which has caused the population to contract since 2007.With the birthrate in the Un…
  2. May 04, 2021
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    A Population Slowdown in the U.S.
    The latest census revealed that the United States had seen the second-slowest decade of population growth since 1790, when the count began.The country may be entering an era of substantially lower population gr…
  3. May 03, 2021
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    A Vast Web of Vengeance, Part 2
    Inside the world of complaint sites and what can be done about the “the bathroom wall of the internet.”
  4. May 02, 2021
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    The Sunday Read: ‘He Wants to Save Classics From Whi…
    For years, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, a Dominican-born teacher of classics at Princeton, has spoken openly about the harm caused by the discipline’s practitioners in the two millenniums since antiquity — the class…
  5. April 30, 2021
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    Odessa, Part 4: Wellness Check
    Joanna Lopez, the high school senior we met in our first episode of Odessa, has turned inward: staying in her bedroom, ghosting friends and avoiding band practice. But playing with the marching band at the last…
  6. April 29, 2021
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    ‘We Have to Prove Democracy Still Works’
    In his first speech to a joint session of Congress, President Biden set out an expansive vision for the role of American government. He spent much of the address detailing his proposals for investing in the nat…
  7. April 28, 2021
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    Fear and Loss: Inside India’s Coronavirus Crisis
    At the beginning of this year, many people in India thought the worst of the pandemic was finished there. But in the last few weeks, any sense of ease has given way to widespread fear. The country is suffering…
  8. April 27, 2021
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    Can the U.S. Win Back Its Climate Credibility?
    During a global climate summit, President Biden signaled America’s commitment to fighting climate change with an ambitious target: The U.S. will cut its economywide carbon emissions by 50 percent of 2005 levels…
  9. April 26, 2021
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    Why Russia Is Exporting So Much Vaccine
    In recent years, Russia has tried to reassert its global influence in many ways, from military action in Ukraine to meddling in U.S. elections.So when Russia developed a coronavirus vaccine, it prioritized expo…
  10. April 25, 2021
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    The Sunday Read: ‘The “Herald Square Bomber” Who Was…
    In summer 2003, Shahawar Matin Siraj, then 21, met Osama Eldawoody, a nuclear engineer twice his age. To Mr. Siraj’s delight they struck up an unlikely friendship — never before had someone this sophisticated t…
  11. April 23, 2021
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