Best News podcasts (Updated August 2019; image)
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News channels have become vital part of people's daily activities as they provide people with fresh information about the latest events, the weather, the stock market, from every corner of the world. Getting the latest news has become even easier thanks to podcasts as they are easy to follow, on almost all devices people use, and at any place - on the way home, in the park, at work, etc. The podcasts listed in this catalog provide coverage of the current, breaking news, business news, local news, national news and world news, at all hours, morning, noon and evening, from many countries in the world. Most of the podcasts are hosted by renowned journalists, who discuss about the latest events in many fields, including politics, showbiz, sports, technology, sometimes accompanied by experts in many fields of interest. Also, there are podcasts which present informative and thought-provoking discussion of front-page issues and major news stories.
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Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by NBCNews.com, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news
 
As Canada's most trusted audio newscast, The World This Hour brings you a Canadian perspective on what's happening here, and around the world right now... wherever and whenever you want it.
 
Complete coverage of the day's news from the nation's longest-running news broadcast. (154991)
 
Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
 
Buzz Burbank News and Comment has been appointment radio for decades. Now, it's a podcast you can hear anytime! Buzz Burbank presents the day's big stories, presented from a unique perspective, and featuring stories you won't hear anywhere else! It's a daily journal from Buzz to make you feel the news, to make you laugh, and to make you think.
 
Listen to the flagship daily evening newscast on your schedule. The CBS Evening News offers all the latest breaking national and world news and insight into all the stories that impact your world. Original reporting, now when you want it. (154991)
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Download the latest documentaries Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
 
Wake-up with America's first news - Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day's first look at news and business news from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio.
 
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60 Minutes
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Get the biggest scoops and best storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes is also the only show to obtain interviews with every American president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
 
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America's premier investigative documentary series since 1983. We answer only to you.FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go. Want more full-length FRONTLINE Audiocasts? Please leave a review and let us know what you think.
 
With unparalleled resources, World News Tonight with David Muir provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world.
 
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Nightline
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Late-night television's award-winning news program featuring anchors Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. For in-depth reporting on today's major news stories, to features, profiles, Nightline has the last word in live network news.
 
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Reveal
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From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
 
The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.
 
Anderson Cooper brings you highlights from CNN's premier nightly news program AC360.
 
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The Gist
Daily
 
Slate's The Gist with Mike Pesca. A daily afternoon show about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight.
 
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Weekend Roundup
Weekly
 
Our CBS News team in Washington wraps up the news of the week and goes deep into the major stories with CBS News correspondents. It's the end-of-week news magazine show you can take with you wherever you go. (046510)
 
Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz are The Brilliant Idiots. Join them each week as they explore the issues of the day in a style that's often idiotic, sometimes brilliant and always hysterical.
 
The Power of FOX News on Radio! Hourly Newscast
 
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Reason Podcast
Weekly+
 
Founded in 1968, Reason is the planet’s leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Hosted by Nick Gillespie, Matt Welch, and other Reason journalists, our podcast explores “free minds and free markets.” It features provocative, in-depth interviews with authors, comedians, filmmakers, musicians, economists, scientists, business leaders, and elected officials. Keep up to date on the latest happenings in our increasingly libertarian world from a point of view ...
 
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The Daily
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.
 
This is the latest news in English from NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN. This service is daily updated. For more information, please go to https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/.
 
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NPR News Now
Daily+
 
The latest news in five minutes. Updated hourly.
 
Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.
 
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On Point
Daily+
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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No Agenda
Weekly+
 
A show about politics with No Agenda, by Adam Curry and John C. Dvorak
 
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20/20
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ABC's 20/20 is the primetime news magazine program featuring newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports, exclusives, compelling features and medical mysteries.
 
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
 
Steven Crowder brings you news, entertainment and politics with the most politically incorrect show on the web. Guests, rants, sketches, your calls ... it's whatever.
 
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TIME's The Brief
Daily
 
The stories you need to hear today, from Time.com. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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Newshour
Weekly+
 
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
 
Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
"The Tony Kornheiser Show" (now available exclusively on-demand) is a topical, daily talk show that starts with sports and quickly moves into politics, current events, entertainment and, really, whatever happens to be on Tony’s mind that day. The format of the show—regular sit-in guests with familiar interviews and segments—highlights not only the unique perspective of Tony Kornheiser but also the expertise of his network of friends.Join one of the most recognizable and outspoken commentator ...
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
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BBC News
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The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
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What's in the News
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CBS Radio News Correspondents take a closer look at one of the day's stories.
 
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Morning Joe
Daily
 
Join Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist, for in-depth and informed discussions that help drive the day's political conversation. Top newsmakers, Washington insiders, journalists, and cultural influencers, come together on Morning Joe for unparalleled insight and analysis around the day's biggest stories.
 
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The Inquiry
Weekly
 
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
 
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Up First
Daily
 
NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.
 
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Small Changes
Daily+
 
Small Changes is a series of one-on-one interviews with people who've seen a problem in the world and set out to change it - often in small and unexpected ways
 
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
 
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
 
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Today, Explained
Daily
 
News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more. Produced by Vox and Stitcher, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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PRI's The World
Daily
 
Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is. PRI's The World, the radio program, is heard every weekday on over 300 public stations across North America.
 
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
 
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Fresh Air
Daily
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
Ian Hislop and Private Eye magazine venture into the world of audio with a brand new podcast. Available from Private Eye at www.private-eye.co.uk or on iTunes, Spotify, Acast and Soundcloud.
 
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Drop into BBC Minute every half an hour, 24/7, for the biggest news, sport, technology, health, science, social media and business stories; all in 60 secondsBy BBC World Service.
 
https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2019/08/17/daily-news-briefing-08172019-2.cnn via KnitBy CNN News Briefing.
 
Moscow is issuing contradictory and incredulous statements to characterize an explosion from a nuclear-powered engine meant to circumvent US missile defenses. The accident killed at least seven employees of Russia’s atomic energy agency and boosted radiation levels. On this encore edition of PCUSA, Angela Stent, professor of government and fore ...…
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.By BBC World Service.
 
The latest headlines from ABC News, refreshed hourly 24/7.By ABCIT.
 
On this edition for Saturday, August 17, pro-government and pro-democracy demonstrators face off in Hong Kong, and a retired police officer is coaching some of the growing number of seniors who use medical marijuana in Arizona. Also, Syrian residents who built a library amid the rubble of war, and what may come of peace talks between the U.S. a ...…
 
NPR News: 08-17-2019 6PM ETBy NPR.
 
Latest Hourly FOX News Radio NewscastBy FOX News Radio.
 
In the midst of Syria's civil war, a group of residents in the war-ravaged town of Daraya risked their lives to assemble a secret library in the basement of a destroyed building. Those actions are now cataloged in a new book called, "Syria's Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege." Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke with auth ...…
 
As medical marijuana has become legal in much of the U.S., more senior citizens are starting to use it to manage pain and opioid addiction. In Arizona, one retired police officer overcame his own personal biases to become a medical cannabis coach. He now teaches some of the state's elderly population how to use medical marijuana for the first t ...…
 
A bomb has exploded at a wedding reception in the Afghan capital, Kabul. An interior ministry spokesman has said dozens of civilians were killed. Also in the programme: Sudan's military and civilians leaders sign a power-sharing agreement, and an orphaned dugong, made famous after it was rescued earlier this year in Thailand, has died after eat ...…
 
A bomb has exploded at a wedding reception in the Afghan capital, Kabul. An interior ministry spokesman has said dozens of civilians were killed. Also in the programme: Sudan's military and civilians leaders sign a power-sharing agreement, and an orphaned dugong, made famous after it was rescued earlier this year in Thailand, has died after eat ...…
 
Gun lobby push back on buy-back; media crys for help; covering climate change.
 
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with activist Fadi Quran about the controversy surrounding Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's decision not to visit Israel and the West Bank.By NPR.
 
Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams tells NPR's Michel Martin about her efforts to extend voter protection programs.By NPR.
 
ON Friday, the United Nations Security Council held a closed door meeting to discuss India's controversial decision to revoke the Kashmir region's special status.By NPR.
 
NPR's Michel Martin talks about the new partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z's Roc Nation with professor Chenjerai Kumanyika, political consultant Dru Ealons and NPR hip-hop writer Rodney Carmichael.By NPR.
 
The Trump administration is changing how the Endangered Species Act is applied. Critics say it will limit consideration of climate change, but others question if there will be any impact at all.By NPR.
 
China's most far-reaching social experiment — a multi-decade attempt at population control — is the subject of the documentary One Child Nation.By NPR.
 
The Jonas Brothers chat with NPR's Michel Martin about gaining fame young, taking time off and getting back together for the band's latest album, Happiness Begins.By NPR.
 
Neuroscientist Shane O'Mara is an avid walker who has just released a new book that is something of a hymn to the most basic of exercises, In Praise of Walking. He joins the show to discuss the benefits of walking.
 
More than 100,000 Chinese students have studied in New Zealand in the past 20 years. What impact do those graduates have on the China-New Zealand relationship and is New Zealand making the most of their goodwill? John Gerritsen travelled to China to speak to former students.
 
This week Owen Lindsay's calling home from Dublin, but his usual residence is in the Austrian capital of Vienna. He's the co-founder and director of Restless Ecstasy Theatre Company.
 
NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN - English News at 04:30 (JST), August 18By NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation).
 
NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN - English News at 04:30 (JST), August 18By NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation).
 
New MPs are often suprised at the varied demands of the job so now there's a training course to help them out.
 
Kriv Stenders has made a movie about the Australian and New Zealand soldiers of D Company who had to battle against the odds for four hours in torrential rain. The film is Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan.
 
Pressure continues to mount on Chinese president Xi Jingping as unrest continues in Hong Kong after more than two months of protest action. Dr. Azeem Ibrahim joins the show to discuss the situation.
 
Sudan's military and leaders of the civilian opposition alliance have signed a power sharing deal in front of an audience including regional leaders. The agreement is intended to end months of pro-democracy protests.Also in the programme: Another weekend of protests is underway in Hong Kong, with calls for greater democracy; and the US space ag ...…
 
Sudan's military and leaders of the civilian opposition alliance have signed a power sharing deal in front of an audience including regional leaders. The agreement is intended to end months of pro-democracy protests.Also in the programme: Another weekend of protests is underway in Hong Kong, with calls for greater democracy; and the US space ag ...…
 
Police investigating the death of an officer in Berkshire have been given more time to question 10 suspects.By BBC Radio 4.
 
A power-sharing deal between protesters and the army is signed and a council will temporarily run the country. It was a deal months in the making. Sudan's military and protest leaders have finalised an agreement that's intended to put the nation on the path to civilian rule. Just two months ago, dozens of demonstrators were killed in a military ...…
 
Content: NYT admits they had a HOAX business model, and won Pulitzers? The news is “broken”, and nobody is reporting that… …because the news is broken Representative Rashida Tlaib says her election gave hope to WHO? President Trump’s joke about Tlaib’s Grandmother…the only “winner” President Trump’s smart defense strategy Voters are beginning t ...…
 
We revisit past interviews with Ozzie Smith, Anna Kendrick, Jerry Rice, and Mike D'Antoni. Plus we share some pre-show chats with panelists.By NPR.
 
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Fiery Plane Crash Follows A Summer Of Other Aviation Scares; LA's Surplus Of Ultra-Lux Mansions Leads To Agents Getting Extremely CreativeBy ABC News.
 
Amateur sleuths take on the case of a woman convicted of killing her husbandBy ABC News.
 
Your say on the issues discussed on Any Questions. Presented by Anita Anand.By BBC Radio 4.
 
Ritula Shah presents political debate from Broadcasting House in LondonBy BBC Radio 4.
 
In this episode of Daily Dose, Gaurav Sarkar brings you the latest stories from Kashmir, New Delhi, the US and more.By Newslaundry.com.
 
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City's Water Crisis 2) America's War on Drugs Has Treated People Unequally Since Its Beginning 3) 'I’ll Do Anything in My Power to Prevent This.' How a Small Nevada Town Is Bracing ...…
 
New York’s chief medical examiner has determined that disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s Aug. 10 death was a suicide, but that’s unlikely to satisfy those – including top government officials – who think it’s too convenient that the accused sex trafficker can no longer implicate his powerful friends. Meanwhile the threat of potential Chinese ...…
 
Last updated : 2019.08.17 The latest news from home and abroad, with a close eye on Northeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula in particularBy KBS WORLD Radio Service.
 
We dive deep into festival nostalgia tonight with Peter Evans and Nathan Jolly.
 
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