Up First 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.

Up First

From NPR

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.More from Up First »

Most Recent Episodes

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have agreed on a final tax package. The FCC votes on net neutrality rules. Plus, Tanzania honors UN peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/570720862/570728378" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones beats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's special election. Jones is the first Democrat elected to the Senate from Alabama since 1992. Plus, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offers to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions.

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/570369223/570395783" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Voters in Alabama head to the polls for today's special election. We get an update on the race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. Plus, firefighters continue to battle the massive Thomas Fire in Southern California.

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/570098346/570098602" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Monday, December 11th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The candidates in Alabama's special election make their final push before voters head to the polls. And, we get an update on the wildfires in Southern California and the contested presidential election in Honduras.

Monday, December 11th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/569809463/569821820" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Friday, December 8th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Republican Rep. Trent Franks is the third member of Congress to announce his resignation in a week. Also, we have the latest on the fires in Southern California and the situation in Jerusalem.

Friday, December 8th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/569351595/569356898" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

We're following reaction to the president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Sen. Al Franken makes an announcement following allegations of sexual harassment. And strong wind gusts could complicate the effort to contain wildfires in Southern California.

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/569039176/569049076" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

President Trump is expected to announce that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And, embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore holds a rally just days before Alabama's special election.

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/568752579/568764288" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

The RNC restores financial support for Alabama's Roy Moore. The Supreme Court allows the Trump administration to enforce its travel ban while legal challenges are heard. And, will Russia be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/568503257/568511582" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Monday, December 4th, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Members of the House and Senate work on reconciling two different versions of a tax overhaul bill. CVS plans to buy health insurance giant Aetna. And, a war tribunal gathers at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Monday, December 4th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/568252685/568262585" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Friday, December 1st, 2017

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Senate Republicans hit a snag in their effort to overhaul the nation's tax code. It's seemingly business as usual for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson amid reports that the White House is looking to replace him. And, President Trump reacts to the verdict in a San Francisco trial that triggered a nationwide immigration debate.

Friday, December 1st, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/567687678/567697452" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Back To Top