The White House is trying to get the monkeypox outbreak under control as the number of cases is rising. Parts of the US are coping with dangerous floods, which have become more frequent, partially due to climate change. And tech companies are facing various challenges due to the economic downturn.
More episodes from "Up First"
Saturday, August 6, 2022
hace 4 horas
13:18Senate starts voting on a reconciliation bill addressing concerns over inflation, drug pricing, and the climate. Also, U.S.-China relations have grown tense in recent days because of China's military drills in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. And WNBA star Brittney Griner's lawyers prepare an appeal of her nine-year prison sentence in Russia.
Don't miss an episode of “Up First” and subscribe to it in the GetPodcast app.
Thursday, August 4, 2022
hace 2 días
12:59China held large scale live-fire military drills in six zones around Taiwan, while the US Secretary of State met with the ASEAN ministers in Cambodia. Hungary's far-right leader Viktor Orbán is scheduled to speak at a conservative conference in Texas. The Reduce Inflation Act making its way through congress could help lower prescription drug prices.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
12:56House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has held high profile meetings in Taiwan despite China's persistent warnings against her visit. In the first test of abortion rights at the ballot box, voters in Kansas choose to keep abortion protections intact. Five states choose candidates for the November midterms.
The Changing Ways We Work
27:39The pandemic shook up a lot about how we work. There have been changes in the hours we put in, the kinds of work we do, our relationships to our jobs and even what we wear when we show up to the office. We'll hear from people who welcomed these changes into their lives and even began seeing themselves differently as they shifted the way they work.
Friday, July 29, 2022
14:09The White House is trying to get the monkeypox outbreak under control as the number of cases is rising. Parts of the US are coping with dangerous floods, which have become more frequent, partially due to climate change. And tech companies are facing various challenges due to the economic downturn.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
14:12Senator Joe Manchin has agreed with Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on a climate, healthcare and inflation bill. President Biden is expected to have a call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid tensions over Taiwan. And the US offered a deal to Moscow to release two detained Americans, Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan.