The Daily

This moment demands an explanation. This show is on a mission to find it. Only what you want to know, none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

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      Friday, June 23, 2017


      The secret is out. The Senate has unveiled its health care bill. And after all the waiting, what was promised to be a drastic revamp of the House bill looks a lot like the House bill. Plus: The second in our two-part series on the opioid crisis. Guests: Jennifer Steinhauer, who covers Congress; Nathaniel Popper, a reporter for The Times; Joe Pinjuh, chief of the organized crime task force in the United States attorney’s office in Cleveland; and Josh Lytle, a recovering fentanyl addict who...


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      Thursday, June 22, 2017


      We replay the dramatic hours at a hotel room in Chicago leading up to Travis Kalanick’s resignation as the chief executive of Uber. Plus: Part I of a two-part series on the opioid crisis ravaging American cities, which has escalated to a whole new level with the spread of a drug 50 times more powerful than heroin. Guests: Mike Isaac, who has been writing about Mr. Kalanick for the last three years; and Nathaniel Popper, who covers finance and technology for The Times. Caitlin Dickerson is...


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      Wednesday, June 21, 2017


      Former prisoners subjected to “enhanced interrogation” techniques developed after Sept. 11 have filed a lawsuit — not against the C.I.A., which is protected, but against two psychologists. We discuss what has been revealed by the depositions. Guest: Sheri Fink, who has written about the lawsuit. Caitlin Dickerson is our host; Michael Barbaro is on vacation. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2sYeas8.


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      Tuesday, June 20, 2017


      The battle for Mosul is entering its final and most challenging phase, with Iraqi forces there engaged in the most intensive urban warfare since World War II. The Times embeds with one Iraqi unit. Guests: Ben C. Solomon, a video journalist who has been following Iraqi fighters in Mosul; Adam Liptak, who discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution. Caitlin Dickerson is our host; Michael Barbaro is on vacation. For more...


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      Monday, June 19, 2017


      Why Senate leaders are crafting the most important legislation of the Trump presidency in secret. Guest: Carl Hulse, who covers Congress. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2rIs7dC.


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      Friday, June 16, 2017


      Two closely watched trials are heading toward a verdict. We discuss the complexities of both cases. Guests: Katharine Q. Seelye, who has been covering a manslaughter case in Taunton, Mass., involving texts between two teenagers; Lili Bernard, one of Bill Cosby’s accusers who has been attending his now-deadlocked trial in Norristown, Pa. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2rFwYIE. For two weeks, we’re offering listeners a free trial of a New York Times digital...


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      Thursday, June 15, 2017


      Moments before he opened fire, the gunman asked who was on the baseball field: Democrats or Republicans. And what happens when a 400-year-old play about one of history’s most infamous acts of political violence is adapted for today? We discuss political violence at a time of extreme partisanship. Guests: Michael Shear, who covered Wednesday’s shooting in Alexandria, Va.; Michael Cooper, an arts reporter. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. For two...


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      Wednesday, June 14, 2017


      Attorney General Jeff Sessions took his turn appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. We discuss his testimony. Plus: a dispatch from the courthouse in Norristown, Pa., where after more than 16 hours of deliberation over two days, the jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case have still not been able to reach a verdict. Guests: Matt Apuzzo, who has been covering the investigation into possible ties between the Trump...


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      Tuesday, June 13, 2017


      Her disclosure of classified documents in 2010 ushered in the age of leaks. Now Chelsea Manning has been freed from prison and talks about why she did it — and everything that followed. Guest: Matt Shaer, a contributing writer for the magazine, who narrates the tapes from his conversation with Ms. Manning, her first in-person, on-the-record interview in almost a decade. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. For two weeks, we’re offering listeners a free...


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      Monday, June 12, 2017


      James Comey says he took it as a command. President Trump says he never even said it. We discuss the one word that an obstruction of justice case could turn on: “hope.” Guests: Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court; David E. Sanger, who has been reporting on U.S. cyberattacks. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. For two weeks, we’re offering listeners a free trial of a New York Times digital subscription. Visit nytimes.com/dailytrial to sign up.


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