The Daily

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.

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The Sunday Read: 'The Decameron Project'


As the coronavirus pandemic swept the world, The New York Times Magazine asked 29 authors to write new short stories inspired by the moment — and by Giovanni Boccaccio’s “The Decameron,” which was written as a plague ravaged Florence in the 14th century. We’ve selected two for you to hear today. These stories were written by Tommy Orange and Edwidge Danticat. They were recorded by Audm. To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.


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The Fate of Trump's Financial Records


The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that President Trump cannot block the release of his financial records. Today, we hear the story behind the two cases the justices heard — and the meaning of their decisions. Guest: David Enrich, the business investigations editor for The New York Times.Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes...


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A Missed Warning About Silent Coronavirus Infections


At the end of January, long before the world understood that seemingly healthy people could spread the coronavirus, a doctor in Germany tried to sound the alarm. Today, we look at why that warning was unwelcome. Guests: Matt Apuzzo, an investigative reporter for The New York Times based in Brussels. Dr. Camilla Rothe, an infectious disease specialist at Munich University Hospital. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes...


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Counting the Infected


For months, the U.S. government has been quietly collecting information on hundreds of thousands of coronavirus cases across the country. Today, we tell the story of how The Times got hold of that data, and what it says about the nation’s outbreak. Plus: a conversation with three U.S. astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Guests: Robert Gebeloff, a reporter for The New York Times specializing in data analysis...


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‘Not on My Watch’


What President Trump’s divisive speech at Mount Rushmore reveals about his re-election campaign. Guest: Maggie Haberman, who covers the White House for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily  Background reading: Missteps by a fractured campaign and a series of self-inflicted wounds added up to a very bad June for President Trump...


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Four New Insights About the Coronavirus


Infection rates broke records across the United States over the holiday weekend, with many of the most severe surges in areas that reopened fastest. One thing that seems to have played a factor: transmission indoors, such as in restaurants and bars. We break down the risk, and look at what else scientists have learned about the coronavirus and how it spreads. Guest: Donald G. McNeil Jr., a science and health reporter for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes...


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What Went Wrong in Brazil


Brazil has a long, distinguished history of successfully navigating public health crises. But in recent weeks, it has emerged as one of the world’s most severe coronavirus hot spots, second only to the United States. What went wrong?  Guest: Ernesto Londoño, The Times’s Brazil bureau chief For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily  Background reading: Here’s an overview of what you need to know about the coronavirus in Brazil...


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A Russian Plot to Kill U.S. Soldiers


A New York Times investigation has revealed evidence of a secret Russian operation to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan — and of the failure of the Trump administration to act on that intelligence. As lawmakers from both parties react with fury, one of the journalists who first reported the story tells us what has come to light so far. Guest: Eric Schmitt, who covers terrorism and national security for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes...


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A Major Ruling on Abortion


The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law that could have left the state with a single abortion clinic. It was a setback for conservatives in the first major ruling on abortion since two Trump appointees joined the bench. We examine the implications for future challenges, and why — for the third time in two weeks — Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. sided with his four more liberal colleagues. Guest: Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The Times...


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A Conversation With a Police Union Leader


In the weeks since George Floyd was killed by the Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Americans have been confronting hard questions about bias and racism within law enforcement — and what the role of the police should be. In the process, many have asked whether the culture of policing can be changed or if the system needs to be reimagined entirely. Today, we talk to an officer at the center of that debate inside one of the country’s largest police unions...


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