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Best NPR podcasts we could find (updated November 2019)
Best NPR podcasts we could find
Updated November 2019
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Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters. Every afternoon.
 
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Up First
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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 Rachel Martin, Noel King, David Greene, and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8am ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.
 
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Throughline
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The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
 
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Hidden Brain
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Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
 
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Rough Translation
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How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.
 
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Code Switch
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Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
 
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Embedded
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Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a town ravaged by the opioid epidemic, Embedded takes you where the news is happening.
 
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Wow in the World
Weekly
 
Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
 
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, and music.
 
Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together. Subscribe to get new guides every two weeks.
 
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TED Radio Hour
Weekly
 
Guy Raz explores the emotions, insights, and discoveries that make us human. The TED Radio Hour is a narrative journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.
 
NPR's top stories about business, money, Wall Street, companies and the economy that you can't miss. Subscribe to the Business Story of the Day RSS feed.
 
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Planet Money
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The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
 
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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.
 
Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered features your favorite musicians performing at Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR Music office. Watch videos from Passion Pit, The xx, Wilco, Adele, Phoenix, Tinariwen, tUnE-yArDs and many more.
 
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
 
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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.
 
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Here & Now
Daily
 
NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
 
NPR's top stories about business, money, Wall Street, companies and the economy that you can't miss. Subscribe to the Business Story of the Day RSS feed.
 
A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.
 
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.
 
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Ask Me Another
Weekly
 
Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.
 
Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.
 
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White Lies
Monthly
 
In 1965, Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. Three men were tried and acquitted, but no one was ever held to account. Fifty years later, two journalists from Alabama return to the city where it happened, expose the lies that kept the murder from being solved and uncover a story about guilt and memory that says as much about America today as it does about the past.
 
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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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1A
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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.
 
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BackStory
Weekly+
 
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities.There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histor ...
 
NPR's daily top stories that you can't miss. Exceptional, moving, offbeat, or just plain funny. Subscribe to the Story of the Day podcast.
 
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
We'll help you cut through all the nutrition noise and figure out how to eat healthy — without having to think about it too much.
 
Alec Baldwin brings listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.
 
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NPR News Now
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The latest news in five minutes. Updated hourly.
 
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
 
A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.
 
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.
 
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Note to Self
Monthly
 
Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
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This news feed contains stories that meet any of the following criteria: (1) Stories aired on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!". (2) Stories from the "Science" topic. (3) Stories from the "Economy" topic. (4) Stories from "World Story of the Day".
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
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The Last Movie
Monthly
 
Tanis podcast host Nic Silver and regular contributor MK, explore the possible existence of "The Last Movie," an infamous underground feature film, reputed to drive you insane. Legend has it that every screening of this film was surrounded by bloodshed and controversy: one reviewer actually described slipping on blood in the aisle, as he ran through dozens of people trying to tear him apart.
 
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The Press Box
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The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between.
 
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The Charlotte Observer reports that three storm surviving cows were recently seen grazing four miles across the water from where they had been before.By NPR
 
A sweeping study in The Lancet finds that longstanding progress in treating diseases and reducing childhood deaths is in jeopardy.By NPR
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, about the first day of public impeachment hearings.By NPR
 
Venice is "on its knees," says the mayor as the island city suffers its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water covering the city is more than six feet higher than normal.By NPR
 
Mostly, the five hour hearing emphasized aspects of the narrative about the Ukraine affair that already have emerged from closed-door depositions. In this episode: Political correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and Justice Department correspondent Ryan Lucas. Related coverage: Impeachment Witness: Trump Asked Diplo ...…
 
Brigham Young University-Idaho, the state’s largest private university, no longer counts Medicaid as an acceptable form of health insurance for full-time students who are required to have coverage while enrolled.By James Dawson
 
The House impeachment inquiry moved out into the open on Wednesday with the nation hearing directly from key witnesses.By NPR
 
America's natural gas boom has also made it the world's biggest exporter of ethane. It's a building block for plastics, and U.S. gas is helping fuel the global plastics industry.By NPR
 
During the impeachment inquiry's first public testimony, a top diplomat describes a previously unknown phone call involving President Trump. What else did we learn? Why is a federal regulator probing Google's collection of health data? And a civil-rights group says it has hundreds of emails suggesting a key White House adviser promoted white-na ...…
 
We look at what we learned in the first day of public impeachment hearings. Also, the Southern Poverty Law Center says emails show Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist theories.By NPR
 
Snakebites are common, but anti-venom can be hard to get. One doctor is trying a new solution, with help from a former rock star.By NPR
 
A sweeping study in The Lancet finds that longstanding progress in treating diseases and reducing childhood deaths is in jeopardy.By NPR
 
The African Union fired its U.S. ambassador this month. Her supporters say it was because of her anti-colonial speeches. However, a recent AU internal report alleges abuse of funds and office.By NPR
 
The Southern Poverty Law Center says emails show Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist theories.By Jean Guerrero
 
The CIA's use of torture after the Sept. 11 attacks has led to years of legal battles at the U.S. military court in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where 40 accused terrorists are still being held.By NPR
 
We look at what's contained in the book by an anonymous author, who only self-identifies as "a senior official in the Trump administration."By NPR
 
Trump's whistleblower has been branded a member of the so-called "deep state" by conservative media. It's a type of attack that has become common in the Trump era.By NPR
 
NPR's Noel King speaks with law professor Jonathan Turley about building a legal case for President Trump's impeachment.By NPR
 
The singer and pianist says he's loved Porter's music since he was a little kid. Connick's latest album pays tribute to an enduring influence.By NPR
 
A sweeping study in The Lancet finds that longstanding progress in treating diseases and reducing childhood deaths is in jeopardy.By NPR
 
On November 20th, 1979, a group of Islamic militants seized Islam's holiest site — the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. They took thousands of hostages and held the holy site for two weeks, shocking the Islamic world. This week, how one man led an uprising that would have repercussions around the world and inspire the future of Islamic e ...…
 
The holidays can be joyful and celebratory. They can also cause stress and unearth familial trauma. Life Kit talks to Dr. Andrea Bonior, a licensed clinical psychologist, to equip you with some strategies that will help you minimize holiday stress that stems from family.By NPR
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, about the first day of public impeachment hearings.By NPR
 
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Sean Maloney of New York, a Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, who participated in Wednesday's public impeachment hearing.By NPR
 
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Sean Maloney of New York, a Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, who participated in Wednesday's public impeachment hearing.By NPR
 
Snakebites are common but antivenom is expensive to develop. So a doctor goes to extreme lengths to find a solution. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.By NPR
 
Snakebites are common but antivenom is expensive to develop. So a doctor goes to extreme lengths to find a solution. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.By NPR
 
Snakebites are common but antivenom is expensive to develop. So a doctor goes to extreme lengths to find a solution. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.By NPR
 
Snakebites are common but antivenom is expensive to develop. So a doctor goes to extreme lengths to find a solution. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.By NPR
 
On social media, young people post about their mental health by adding "#OCD" or "#bipolar" to posts. But there's not a lot of established wisdom on how best to share such consequential stories.By NPR
 
Venice is "on its knees," says the mayor as the island city suffers its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water covering the city is more than six feet higher than normal.By NPR
 
Venice is "on its knees," says the mayor as the island city suffers its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water covering the city is more than six feet higher than normal.By NPR
 
Venice is "on its knees," says the mayor as the island city suffers its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water covering the city is more than six feet higher than normal.By NPR
 
Venice is "on its knees," says the mayor as the island city suffers its worst flooding in more than 50 years. Water covering the city is more than six feet higher than normal.By NPR
 
On social media, young people post about their mental health by adding "#OCD" or "#bipolar" to posts. But there's not a lot of established wisdom on how best to share such consequential stories.By NPR
 
Listen to hear a preview of a special two-part episode about Ukraine, reported by Gregory Warner.By NPR
 
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Daniel J. Jones, lead investigator for the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's enhanced interrogation program. Adam Driver plays him in The Report.By NPR
 
A recap and analysis of the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.By NPR
 
While Washington was fixated on the first day of televised impeachment hearings, President Trump met with Turkish President Erdogan at the White House, and invited some senators along, as well.By NPR
 
The University of Memphis is defying the NCAA and suiting up a star freshman who has been deemed "likely ineligible." It's a test of the NCAA's power to enforce longstanding amateurism rules.By NPR
 
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Democratic strategist Karen Finney about the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.By NPR
 
In Washington, D.C., all eyes are on the impeachment hearings — including at local bars, where daytime drink specials and watch parties abound.By NPR
 
Did President Trump's trade policies cost Republican votes last year? We talk to economist Chad Bown to find out.By NPR
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Chris Buskirk, publisher and editor of American Greatness, and a supporter of President Trump, about the first day of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry.By NPR
 
As the House's public impeachment hearings start Wednesday, voters' reactions are all over the map. Some say the hearings are vital, others see a social media-driven partisan quest.By NPR
 
A fragile web of cross-guarantees on corporate debt could unleash a chain of private defaults in China's industrial heartland. But workers are confident they'll be bailed out, again.By NPR
 
The House impeachment inquiry moved out into the open on Wednesday with the nation hearing directly from key witnesses.By NPR
 
Danya Perry worked with Daniel Goldman as a federal prosecutor in New York. She describes to NPR's Ari Shapiro how he'll fill the role as lead Democratic attorney for the impeachment proceedings.By NPR
 
The worst killing fields in Sri Lanka's civil war were the Tamil north. Ten years later, the man who ordered bombings there is frontrunner in the presidential election.By NPR
 
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