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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.
  1. November 30, 2022
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    November 30, 2022
    Prosecutors get rare seditious conspiracy conviction in Jan. 6 case. NATO foreign ministers meet on Ukraine. Republicans join Democrats on same-sex marriage bill; will they do the same on rail strike?
  2. November 29, 2022
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    November 29, 2022
    China cracks down on protesters. Supreme Court to hear arguments over how to enforce immigration laws. After battling off the pitch, Team USA and Iran face off in the World Cup.
  3. November 28, 2022
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    Monday, November 28, 2022
    Chinese people protest government's COVID lockdown. Democrats rush to pass bills before Republicans take over the House. Voting starts in Georgia in runoff for final unresolved Senate seat.
  4. November 27, 2022
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    'A Heart That Works'
    The actor and comedian Rob Delaney is known for tackling heavy topics with humor. Fans of his hit tv show Catastrophe have seen that on full display. But what most viewers didn't know is that while making the l…
  5. November 26, 2022
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    Saturday, November 26, 2022
    Georgia voters head back to the polls to choose between Democrat Raphael Warnock and his Republican opponent, Herschel Walker, in the runoff race for a Senate seat. And, in China, workers at the biggest Apple i…
  6. November 25, 2022
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    November 25th, 2022
    Why aren't red flag laws used more often? The Bidens convene a family meeting on 2024. Despite the economy, holiday shoppers don't seem to be scaling back that much.
  7. November 24, 2022
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    Thursday, November 24th, 2022
    Who were the victims of the mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart earlier this week and what were their last moments like? And are airlines ready for travel to return to pre-pandemic levels? Plus, what can a Unit…
  8. November 23, 2022
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    Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022
    Walmart shooting leaves seven dead, including shooter. Change in law makes it easier to prove hate crimes in Colorado. Bombshells fall in FTX bankruptcy trial.
  9. November 22, 2022
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    Tuesday, November 22, 2022
    The latest on the Colorado LGBTQ club shooting. Unions reject White House deal to keep trains running. Rescuers are digging through rubble from Indonesia earthquake expecting death toll to rise.
  10. November 21, 2022
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    Monday, November 21, 2022
    Police investigate motive in Colorado LGBTQ club shooting. COP27 closes with one deal to help developing countries but fails to reach one on limiting causes. U.S. soccer fans' eight-year wait is over.
  11. November 20, 2022
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    Finding Family
    For many of us, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we are grateful for—with the people we love. This week, we travel through the archives and hear from writers, poets, musicians and our own listeners on…
  12. November 19, 2022
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    Saturday, November 19, 2022
    Attorney General Merrick Garland says Jack Smith will oversee two ongoing criminal probes into Donald Trump's conduct. A tumultuous week at Twitter ended with what seemed like an online wake by users. A winter…
  13. November 18, 2022
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    Friday, November 18, 2022
    Mass resignations at Twitter after Musk's "hardcore" ultimatum. Pelosi's historic leadership to end — who's lining up to succeed her? Congress now involved in Ticketmaster-Taylor Swift fiasco.
  14. November 17, 2022
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    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    How will Republicans govern in control of the House? Trump's CFO on the stand in criminal tax fraud trial. Ukraine and its partners disagree on the source of missile that exploded in Poland.
  15. November 16, 2022
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    Wednesday, November 16, 2022
    NATO holds emergency meeting on missile explosion in Poland. Russian missiles strike cities across Ukraine. Trump announces he's running again in 2024.
  16. November 15, 2022
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    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    Congress returns for a busy lame-duck session as midterm results still being decided. Democrat defeats election-denier in Arizona governor race. Tales of Russian occupation emerge from Kherson.
  17. November 14, 2022
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    Monday, November 14, 2022
    President Biden and China's Xi meet face-to-face at G20 summit. How did Democrats keep control of the Senate? Bombing on popular Istanbul commercial street strikes at the heart of Turkey.
  18. November 13, 2022
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    The Last Cup: Lionel Messi's Dream
    Lionel Messi is considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time. An Argentine by birth, he rose to stardom playing in Europe. Messi has won almost every accolade possible for a professional soccer pl…
  19. November 12, 2022
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    Saturday, November 12, 2022
    Democrat Mark Kelly wins the Senate race in Arizona. Ukraine retakes the city of Kherson. President Biden says he wants to understand China's "red lines" in his Monday meeting with Xi Jinping.
  20. November 11, 2022
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    Friday, November 11, 2022
    Officials slog through vote-counting in Arizona, including a pivotal Senate race. President Biden to declare America will lead again on climate change. And his student debt relief plan hits a wall.

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