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

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico is still without power and running water. So what message will the island's governor send when he meets with President Trump today? Also, white nationalist Richard Spencer is set to speak at the University of Florida today. How is the campus preparing for possible violence?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/558712500/558713333" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Two senators have come up with a plan to stabilize insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act. This runs counter to President Trump's executive order on healthcare, so why is he supporting the deal? Also, a federal judge in Hawaii has blocked the administration's latest travel ban. Why aren't these policies holding up to legal scrutiny?

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/558482393/558483980" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say they're getting along better than ever. So how will they advance their agenda through Congress? Also, NFL players meet with team owners today to discuss national anthem protests. What do both sides hope to achieve?

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/558254931/558257065" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The president and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet for lunch today at a critical moment. After a misstep on healthcare, can Republicans pass a tax overhaul? And in Iraq, two key U.S. allies are clashing. Could a battle between the Iraqi Army and Kurdish fighters escalate into a civil war?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557989712/557990933" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The Trump administration strikes at the Affordable Care Act by ending payments to insurance companies. What will happen to premiums? And President Trump announces a new policy regarding Iran today. How is he reshaping the U.S. approach to the nuclear deal?

Friday, October 13th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557523989/557525034" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

President Trump signs an executive order on healthcare today. What changes are in store for the Affordable Care Act? And the Harvey Weinstein news leads to a question: If reporters pursued the story for so long, why did it not get published until now?

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557301210/557304382" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

President Trump outlines his tax plan in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania today. Who would benefit from that plan? And who might pay more? Also, wildfires in Northern California have claimed more lives. What's making them so hard to contain?

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557055507/557056389" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Deadly wildfires are racing across Northern California's wine country. What's causing the fires to move so quickly? Also, the Trump administration moves today to scrap President Obama's Clean Power Plan. What will that mean for the fight against climate change?

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/556798239/556800171" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Monday, October 9th, 2017

The White House is outlining tough new immigration measures. What's President Trump demanding from Democrats as part of a deal to protect so-called DREAMers? And in Barcelona, not everyone favors declaring independence from Spain. Is a silent majority starting to speak up in favor of national unity?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/556612030/556612655" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Up First. NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NPR

Friday, October 6th, 2017

As Las Vegas tries to move forward, officials there are looking to other places that suffered mass shootings. What lessons can the city learn from San Bernardino and Orlando? And powerful film producer Harvey Weinstein has apologized for sexual misconduct going back decades. What does this say about Hollywood?

Friday, October 6th, 2017

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/556051091/556052288" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Back To Top