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The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s nightly news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give listeners sharp context into the world around them. It is punctuated by compelling, thought-provoking expert guests – all pulled together by Shepard Smith’s trademark devotion to speed, accuracy and the trust of his audience. Available to listen each evening.

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    Search for Gabby Petito, Streaming vs. Theaters, Jay Leno

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 49:50

    CNBC's Valerie Castro reports live from outside the home of Gabby Petito's fiance's home in North Port, Florida, and delivers the latest on the search for Gabby. CNBC's Ylan Mui updates on President Biden's push to raise taxes on the wealthy and on corporations. Founding partner of “Puck News” Matthew Belloni discusses director Chirstopher Nolan's public criticism against Warner Brothers for releasing films in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time. Former NASA Astronaut Garrett Reisman delivers his insights on Inspiration 4's first day in space. Jay Leno discusses what to expect on the upcoming sixth season of “Jay Leno's Garage.”

    Hunt for Gabby Petito, Inspiration 4 Launch, Employee Burnout

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 49:43

    CNBC's Valerie Castro is live in North Port, Florida, and delivers the shocking new developments in the hunt for Gabby Petito. NBC's Leigh Ann Caldwell updates on testimony from U.S. gymnasts including Simone Biles, Mckayla Maroney, and Aly Reisman on the abuse they suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar and why they called out the FBI for botching the investigation into Nassar's abuse. CNBC's Kayla Tausche updates on President Joe Biden's push for private employers to mandate Covid vaccines. CNBC's Morgan Brennan covers the historic launch of Inspiration 4 at Kennedy Space Center. Brookings Institute senior fellow Michael O'Hanlon discusses Afghanistan and how the U.S. withdrawal impacts future interests in the region. Plus, CNBC's Sharon Epperson covers the employee burnout epidemic, a new wave of workplace-related mental health issues.

    California Recall, Missing Woman, Apple's New Gadgets

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 49:52

    CNBC's Scott Cohn updates on the recall election of California Governor Gavin Newsom, and Republican Strategist Mike Murphy delivers insights into the recall election. Joe Petito, the father of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito, urges his daughter's fiance to cooperate with police. Platformer editor Casey Newton breaks down the latest Apple gadgets to be revealed today. CNBC's Kristina Partsinevelos reports on how Instagram is impacting the mental health of teenage girls. NBC's Ken Dilanian covers national security and updates on what his sources are telling him about the resurgence of Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. Plus, CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on the return of Broadway as it reopens for the first time in a year and a half.

    Covid Mandate Fight, Holiday Shopping Forecast, Music Therapy for Pets

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 49:55


    CNBC's Ylan Mui speaks with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh about the mounting opposition to the Biden administration's vaccine mandate. Meteorologist Michelle Grossman tracks Tropical Storm Nicholas. Mustafa Tameez, former consultant on counter-violent extremism to the Department of Homeland Security under President George W. Bush, delivers insights on the upcoming “Justice for J6 Rally.” CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses the upcoming holiday shopping season for the retail industry. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.), delivers her insights on the withdrawal from Afghanistan and what's next for the U.S. and its involvement in the country. CNBC's Julia Boorstin updates on the Epic Games vs Apple Lawsuit. Plus, CNBC's Andrea Day discusses music therapy for pets as their owners return to office.


    9/11 Remembrance, Andy Card, Cyber Attacks, Retired Navy Admiral James Stavridis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 50:10


    Former George W. Bush Chief of Staff Andy Card recalls the day he whispered in President Bush's ear, “A second plane hit the second tower. America is under attack.” CNBC's Ylan Mui takes a look at the long-term medical issues and health problems impacting the first responders who worked at Ground Zero. CNBC's Eamon Javers explores cyber attacks, the new terror threats facing our national security, something airport pat downs and watch lists won't prevent. 19-year-old Claudia Szurkowski was still in utero when her father died in the 9/11 attacks, she never got to meet him, but she says she still talks to him every day. Retired Navy Admiral James Stavridis recalls his experience at the Pentagon when one of the hijacked planes hit it on 9/11. Plus, host Shepard Smith reflects on September 10, 2001, the day before the attacks, and a world without either the Department of Homeland Security or the TSA.


    Biden's Covid Plan, Hottest Summer, Facebook's Ray Bans

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 50:11

    NBC's Monica Alba reports on President Joe Biden's new pandemic strategy that will impact as many as 80 million Americans. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, discusses vaccine requirements in light of President Biden's strategy to lean on employer mandates. The Wall Street Journal's Sadie Gurman delivers the latest on the Biden administration's plan to sue Texas in an attempt to block the state's new abortion ban. NBC's Josh Lederman is live in Washington to discuss the first large-scale flight out of Afghanistan since U.S. troops pulled out of the country. Meteorologist Michelle Grossman breaks down the NOAA's report showing the summer of 2021 was the hottest summer ever recorded in the U.S. CNBC's Andrea Day details how weddings are making a major comeback after widespread postponements due to the pandemic. Plus, CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the newest glasses from Facebook and Ray Ban.

    Rain Slams Battered Northeast, Elizabeth Holmes Trial, Football Season Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 50:11

    Meteorologist Adam Del Rosso forecasts the extreme weather expected to hit the Northeast just one week after the remnants of Hurricane Ida devastated the region. NBC's Monica Alba discusses the Biden administration's plan to slow down the spread of the delta variant. NBC's Molly Hunter reports from a Pakistani border crossing amid warnings from the United Nations that “a major humanitarian crisis is looming in Afghanistan.” CNBC's Scott Cohn is live outside the courthouse with the latest on the much-anticipated trial of Elizabeth Holmes. CNBC's Frank Holland reports on the deadline for the FDA's decision on whether Juul products can stay on the market. Plus, NBC Sports Mike Tirico discusses the impact Covid could have on this year's football season.

    Biden Surveys Damage, South Carolina Shootings, Texas Abortion Ban Backlash

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 49:09

    CNBC's Rehema Ellis delivers the latest on President Joe Biden's trip to New Jersey and New York to survey the widespread storm damage left in Ida's wake. NBC's Raf Sanchez reports on the Taliban's press conference where the group announced its new government. CNBC's Scott Cohn breaks down what's happening with California's recall election. CNBC's Valerie Castro discusses the shooting of South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, three months after his wife and son were shot and killed. CNBC's Mackenzie Sigalos reports on El Salvador becoming the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is Senior Associate Dean for Leadership Studies at Yale School of Management reacts to the upcoming vote out of Portland, Oregon that would ban travel to Texas for all trade and city employees as a reaction to the new Texas abortion law. Plus, CNBC's Jabari Young on how Covid is impacting NBA players and teams.

    NY Storm Reaction, 9/11 Executive Order, Starbucks and Unions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 49:33

    Gary Szatkowski, who was a top federal forecaster in New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy, discusses what he thinks happened with the Ida flooding in NYC.NBC's Shannon Pettypiece reports on President Biden's executive order on the review and declassification of government records related to the 9/11 terror attacks. President of Jefferson Parish Cynthia Lee Sheng toured the damage left by Hurricane Ida with President Joe Biden today and says what she thinks needs to be done to get her community back on its feet. Former Health and Human Services official Dr. Mario Ramirez delivers his insights on Covid booster shots and the warning from top health officials that the White House may have to scale back its plan to offer boosters to the general public later this month. Plus, labor employment attorney Krista Mitzel discusses what would happen if Starbucks workers unionized.

    Ida Aftermath Northeast, Climate Change, Children and Covid

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 49:18

    Live coverage from New York City, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania after devastating tornadoes and floods wreak havoc as remnants of Hurricane Ida. Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University Andrew Dressler explains how climate change is contributing to the extreme weather across the country. NBC's Kerry Sanders hears heart-wrenching stories from survivors of the Surfside condo collapse. Harrison Township Mayor Louis Manzo discusses the tornado damage that slammed Mullica Hill, New Jersey. Plus, Dr. Lee Savio Beers, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, breaks down what we need to know about the “mu” Covid variant, and when those under 12 will be eligible for the Covid vaccine.

    Caldor Fire, Texas Abortion Law, Hurricane Ida's Tornadoes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 49:45

    Cal Fire spokesman Henry Herrera updates on the battle against the Caldor Fire as the flames move closer to the Lake Tahoe Basin. CNBC's Valerie Castro delivers the latest on the widespread power outages impacting New Orleans after Hurricane Ida. NBC's Josh Lederman discusses the plan to evacuate Afghan allies and remaining Americans in Afghanistan without any U.S. troops on the ground Lawyer Amy Howe, co-founder of the SCOTUS Blog, delivers her insights on what the Texas Abortion Ban means and what happens next. CNBC's Meg Tirrell explains what's happening with Pfizer and Merck's new trials for antiviral pills. Plus, the latest coverage of Hurricane Ida's storm system sending tornadoes ripping through New Jersey.

    Hurricane Ida Aftermath, Panetta on Afghanistan, Taliban Threat

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 50:18

    CNBC's Valerie Castro is live in Louisiana and delivers the latest on the destruction, flooding, and power outages in the destructive wake of Hurricane Ida. Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reacts to President Biden's speech and gives his insights on the new role of the C.I.A. in Afghanistan. NBC's Steve Patterson reports live from South Lake Tahoe with the latest on the devastating Caldor fire. Author of “World's Most Dangerous Places” Robert Pelton discusses the Taliban and reacts to the group says they want a good relationship with the U.S. Plus, Matt Zeller discusses “Operation Dunkirk” and the massive undertaking of getting Americans and allies out of Afghanistan.

    Afghanistan Withdrawal, Hurricane Ida Rescues and Path, Levee Strength

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 55:56


    Secretary of State Anthony Blinken addresses the nation on the completion of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Mary Beth Long reacts to the days of chaos in and around Kabul as the U.S. reached its deadline to withdraw from Afghanistan. Jordy Bloodsworth of the Cajun Navy updates on the search-and-rescue efforts in Louisiana and what he has been seeing on the ground in the wake of Hurricane Ida. NBC News Meteorologist Bill Karins forecasts what's next for Hurricane Ida's path.George W. Bush's Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte discusses the withdrawal of the U.S. military from Afghanistan and what's next for both countries. Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré coordinated relief efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and he compares how the levees held up for Ida vs. Katrina.


    Hurricane Ida, Afghanistan Analysis, Secret Space Weapons

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 49:16

    NBC Meteorologist Michelle Grossman tracks Hurricane Ida, the most powerful storm to make landfall in Louisiana since Katrina. Retired Colonel Jack Jacobs delivers his insights on the latest in Afghanistan in the wake of the deadly terror attack at Kabul Airport. NBC's Morgan Chesky rides along with paramedics for an inside look into Houston's Covid crisis. CNBC's Contessa Brewer explains what happens next to the millions of tenants and landlords impacted by the Supreme Court decision to strike down the eviction moratorium. Rep. John Garamendi, (D-Calif.) explains how he's responding to the massive amounts of requests to Congress to get people out of Kabul. Plus, Senior Fellow for Space Studies Christopher Stone discusses the kinds of space weapons the government could be interested in and the capabilities they would want.

    Deadly Attack at the Kabul Airport, ISIS-K, Taliban

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 51:14

    Former U.S. Army Captain Matthew Zeller, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Retired Navy Admiral James Stavridis, and Brookings Institute senior fellow Michael O'Hanlon all deliver their insights on the terror attack outside of Kabul's airport that killed at least 13 U.S. service members. Katherine Zimmerman is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute focused on terror groups and breaks down ISIS-K. Retired Army Colonel Christopher Kolenda commanded U.S. troops against the Taliban and assesses the scene unfolding in Afghanistan. Adam Boehler negotiated with the Taliban in the Spring of 2020 and reveals what he thinks of the Taliban's capability of working with the U.S. to ensure the safety and security of troops on the ground.

    Afghanistan Deadline Approaching, Flight Attendant Self Defense, Scott Peterson Trial

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 49:14

    Seth Jones is a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and explains what he thinks of the chances of getting the remaining 1,500 Americans out of Afghanistan. CNBC's Eamon Javers delivers the latest from the security summit at the White House to combat ransomware attacks. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on the rise of flight attendants taking self-defense classes amid the growing number of unruly passengers. NBC News legal analyst Danny Cevallos breaks down a new appeal from Scott Peterson, nearly two decades after a jury convicted him of murdering his pregnant wife. Plus, Seth Jones returns later in the show for the breaking news of the U.S. Embassy advising U.S. citizens to not travel to Kabul Airport.

    Afghanistan Deadline, Hochul's First Day, Netflix Movie Blitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 49:42

    NBC's Peter Alexander and Courtney Kube deliver the latest on the Taliban's declaration that the group is not allowing evacuations of Afghans anymore, as President Joe Bien decides to stick with his August 31 deadline to withdraw troops from the country. Dr. Peter Hotez, co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital, gives his insights on how concerned parents should be when it comes to Covid and winter viruses spiking among children. NBC's Dasha Burns covers, Kathy Hochul, New York's first female governor, on her first day in office. Army Veteran Matt Zeller explains“Digital Dunkirk,” an online network to help coordinate a way for people to flee the Taliban and escape Kabul. Plus, CNBC's Julia Boorstin explores why Netflix is releasing 42 films from September through December.

    Covid Vaccine Approval, Tennessee Flood Crisis, Biden's Approval Slides

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 49:42


    The dean of Brown University's School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha reacts to the FDA's decision to grant full approval to Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine. Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan under President George W. Bush discusses the U.S. reaction to the Taliban's warning to not go past the August 31st deadline to finish evacuations. NBC's Priscilla Thompson is live in the hard-hit Waverly, Tennessee, to deliver the latest on the devastating flooding to hit the middle of the state. CNBC's Kate Rogers digs into the evolution of outdoor dining during the course of the pandemic. Steve Kornacki breaks down how the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan has impacted President Biden's approval rating. Plus, Dean of the Mt. St. Joseph University School of Behavioral and Natural Sciences Gene Kritsky explains why lanternflies are so dangerous to particular ecosystems.


    Afghanistan Analysis, Hurricane Warnings, Sha'carri Richardson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 49:16

    Retired Army Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt reacts to President Biden's speech on Afghanistan and his pledge to get all Americans out of the country. NBC News Meteorologist Bill Karins tracks Henri, a tropical storm expected to strengthen into a category one status in the next 24 hours, and potentially become New England's first hurricane in 30 years. Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Dr. Amesh Adajla delivers analysis on monoclonal antibody treatments and rapid Covid tests. NBC's Sahil Kapur gives the latest on where lawmakers stand on helping the Afghans who worked with Americans during the war. Plus, gold medalist Dawn Harper-Nelson reveals what she expects from Sha'carri Richardson at the Prefontaine Classic.

    Afghanistan Evacuation, Opioid Deal in Crisis, Nuclear Fusion

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 49:16

    NBC's Courtney Kube delivers the latest on the race to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies from Kabul's airport. NBC News' presidential historian Michael Beschloss explains how history will judge President Biden's decision to pull out of Afghanistan. Author of “Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty” Patrick Radden Keefe gives his insights on why the $4.5 billion deal for communities devastated by the opioid crisis is at risk of collapsing. Anesthesiologist Dr. Robby Sikka explains the effectiveness of plastic shields in combating Covid. Plus, theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains how a recent nuclear fusion experiment is putting scientists one step closer to achieving the ‘clean energy source of the future.'

    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, Afghanistan Papers, R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Trial

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 49:44

    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy discusses the delta variant surge and the new rules on Covid booster shots. Investigative reporter for the Washington Post Craig Whitlock reveals what his reporting has told him about U.S. claims that the Afghan army and police were strong enough to defend the country from the Taliban. CNBC's Scott Cohn delivers the latest on R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial that kicked off in Brooklyn. NBC News legal analyst Danny Cevallos breaks down the opening statements in the R. Kelly trial. Former firefighter Crystal Kolden explains controlled burns as a vicious wildfire races through Northern California's El Dorado County. Plus, lacrosse legend Paul Rabil previews the kickoff of the Premier Lacrosse League Playoffs.

    U.S. Diplomacy and Afghanistan, Booster Shots, and Secret Second Jobs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 49:37


    Retired four-star U.S. naval officer Admiral James Stavridis says what he thinks the U.S. should be doing now in Afghanistan. Intensive-care unit and lung doctor Dr. Vin Gupta discusses Covid booster shots and who he thinks needs to get them amid the surge in the delta variant. NBC's Gabe Gutierrez is live in Port-au-Prince, and delivers the latest on the relief efforts after the devastating earthquake. Political scientist Ian Bremmer delivers his insights on China and Russia's approach to the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan. Plus, Wall Street Journal columnist Rachel Feintzeig discusses her latest article on the rise of secret second jobs.


    Taliban's Afghanistan Takeover, Pfizer Covid Booster, Electric School Buses

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 49:14


    Retired Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute discusses the Afghan army and whether or not he thought it had any chance of holding the Taliban back and NBC's Richard Engel delivers the latest on the ground in Kabul. The former FDA chief in the Trump administration Dr. Scott Gottlieb breaks down Pfizer's data on the impact of a third vaccine dose. Rep Mike Waltz (R-Fla.) served multiple tours of duty in Afghanistan as a Green Beret and reacts to the Taliban's rapid takeover of the country from the US-backed government. Author of “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana” Gayle Tzemach Lemmon says what she's hearing from her sources on the ground in Afghanistan about the state of women there right now. Plus, CNBC's Ylan Mui talks about how the government will help transition diesel-run school buses into zero-emission vehicles.


    Taliban Takeover, Covid Booster Shots, NFL Preseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 49:38


    Retired Army Officer Douglas Ollivant reacts to news of the Taliban closing in on Kabul in Afghanistan. Professor of Epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health Dr. Anne Rimoin delivers her insights on the level of protection that a booster shot will give against the delta variant. CNBC's Christina Wilkie delivers the latest on Sen. Rand Paul's controversial stock purchase. NBC 6 South Florida meteorologist Ryan Philips tracks the heatwaves roasting states across the U.S. Plus, 2009's NFL Coach of the Year Marvin Lewis reveals which team he has his eye on so far as preseason football hits full gear.


    Afghanistan & the Taliban, Mississippi Covid, Britney and Jamie Spears

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 49:42

    Matthew Zeller served in Afghanistan as an Army Captain, and he reacts to the U.S. sending troops back into Kabul as the Taliban close in on the country's capital. Critical Care Director at “Singing River Health” in Mississippi Dr. Ijlal Babar updates on the state's healthcare system amid rising Covid cases. CNBC's Scott Cohn delivers the latest on Jamie Spears eventually agreeing to step aside as his daughter's conservator. NBC Meteorologist Bill Karins updates on the scorching weather impacting some 195 million Americans. Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Jamie Metzl reacts to the lead WHO investigator who suggested that Covid's patient zero may have been a lab worker in Wuhan. Plus, founder of Ocearch Chris Fischer discusses the best antibiotics to give shark bite victims.

    Covid Vaccines and Mandates, Flying Cars, Field of Dreams

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 49:41

    The co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital Dr. Peter Hotez delivers his insights on changing parents' minds when it comes to convincing them to vaccinate their children. New York Times correspondent in Afghanistan Christina Goldbaum discusses the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan from the country's leaders and security forces. CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports on the future of flying cars and air taxis. NBC Meteorologist Bill Karins talks about the heat waves blanketing both U.S. coasts. Plus, MLB Network host Adnan Virk discusses the upcoming “Field of Dreams”- inspired game between the White Sox and Yankees in Dyersville, Iowa.

    Cuomo Resigns, Covid in Schools, UFO Detection

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 50:10


    Brendan Lyons is a managing editor for the Times Union and delivers his insights on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's resignation and his fall from grace. The former FDA chief in the Trump administration Dr. Scott Gottlieb discusses the widespread concern about Covid spreading in classrooms as the delta variant surges. CNBC's Ylan Mui updates on the landmark $1 trillion infrastructure bill that just passed in the Senate. Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution Michael O'Hanlon discusses Taliban and escalating violence levels in Afghanistan. Plus, Harvard professor of science and astronomy Avi Loeb explains how the Galileo Project will keep an eye on the skies and try to identify UFOs.


    Vaccine Mandates, Irreversible Climate Change & Cuomo Investigation

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 49:26

    Just as back-to-school plans get underway, a rise in coronavirus cases due to the delta variant threatens in-person learning. At the same time, the country remains divided on masking and vaccination requirements, particularly for schoolchildren. NBC's Vaughn Hillyard reports from Florida, where Covid hospitalizations are rising even as students are going back to school. And school districts are fighting to impose mask mandates. Brown School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Jha also discussed policy changes that need to be made before kids can go back to school safely. Albany Times Union Managing Editor Capitol Bureau Brendan reports on the sexual misconduct allegations and criminal probes against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Andrew Dressler, professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University, discusses the U.N. climate report and what the world could look like for the next generation. Plus, a new way to fight PTSD and a new incentive for Walmart employees.

    Vaccine Push, Cuomo Investigation & California Wildfires

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 45:05

    The Biden administration is considering using federal regulatory powers and the threat of withholding federal funds from institutions to push more Americans to get vaccinated. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has also urged all students, teachers and staff to wear masks when the school year begins regardless of vaccine status. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports that fights over masks could drive more teachers to leave the profession. Olympic basketball champion Nancy Lieberman discusses the prospects for the U.S. men and women's teams in their gold medal games. NBC's Tom Winter reports on the latest allegations of sexual harassment against Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Plus, the race against a raging wildfire and an Olympian's great escape from her country.

    Devastating Dixie Fire, ‘Olympian of the Century' Carl Lewis, Electric Cars

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 49:55

    Cal Fire Chief Thom Porter explains how his teams are approaching the fight against the wind-driven Dixie wildfire. Track and Field legend Carl Lewis reacts to Team USA's men's 4x100m relay team that failed to qualify for the finals for the first time since the 2008 Beijing Olympics. CNBC's Phil Lebeau gives the latest on President Joe Biden's push to have half of all new cars electric or hybrid by 2030. Plus, U.S. Skateboarder Cory Juneau discusses his bronze medal-winning experience at the Tokyo Olympics.

    Cuomo Harassment, Florida Covid, Chicago Shootings

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 50:08

    NBC's Gabe Gutierrez delivers the latest on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment investigation and the aftermath. Dr. Jeffrey Goldhagen is a professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville and gives his insights on the surging number of Covid cases in his state. Tom Llamas is live in Tokyo with the news on the U.S. Olympic medal count and what sports to watch. Activist Eddie Bocanegra reacts to skyrocketing shootings in Chicago and explains how his organization (READI Chicago) helps to identify people in high-risk crime situations. Plus, Olympian Ryan Murphy discusses doping in swimming.

    Cuomo Sexual Harassment Investigation, Flight Cancellations, Caeleb Dressel

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 49:37

    Brendan Lyons is a managing editor for the Times Union and delivers his insights on what's happening with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the sexual harassment investigation against him. Civil Rights Attorney David Henderson gives his legal analysis on the investigation into Cuomo. NBC's Tom Llamas reports live from Tokyo and breaks down how Team USA is doing across competitions. CNBC's Phil Lebeau updates on the widespread flight cancellations and delays across the country. Plus, Gold medalist Caeleb Dressel reveals what he would change about the Olympics.

    Vaccination rates, Olympic Track & Field, New Brood of Cicadas

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 49:41

    NYU epidemiologist Dr. Celine Gounder delivers her insights on whether businesses should consider postponing return to work dates. Five-time Olympic medalist Justin Gatlin says what he thinks it will take for the U.S. to win gold again at the Olympics in the 100m. NBC's Dan De Luce reports the latest on the U.S. refugee program to assist Afghans who are at-risk of violence from the Taliban. Plus, the dean of the Mt. St. Joseph University School of Behavioural and Natural Sciences Gene Kritsky breaks down the latest warning from scientists about a new brood of cicadas that are bigger and louder than ever.

    Masking Becomes Essential, U.S. Women's Soccer Advances, Afghan Translators Seek Refuge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 49:36

    The CDC is now saying Covid Delta is as transmissible as chickenpox and that "the war has changed", according to an internal report now stating that masking is essential to defeating Covid-19. CNBC's Meg Tirrel has the latest on the spread of the pandemic and what we can learn from the Cape Cod outbreak. U.S. Women's soccer wins on and off the pitch as they defeat New Zealand in a plenty shootout to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics while the U.S. Men's National team comes to the defense of the U.S. Women's equal pay lawsuit. Plus, Afghan nationals who served with the U.S. Army are finally finding refuge stateside after America's 20-year war.

    Breakthrough Covid, Mystery Bird Disease, Olympic Gold and USA Gymnastics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 50:12

    Founder of Sports Medicine Analytics Research Team Dr. Robby Sikka discusses what's driving most of the breakthrough Covid cases he's studied. CNBC's Valerie Castro speaks to wildlife experts to learn more about the mysterious disease that's killing birds on the east coast. “Squawk Box” co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin helps us make sense of Robinhood's IPO today. Scientist Michael Mann explains “Earth Overshoot Day” and how climate change is manifesting itself across the globe. Plus, USA Gymnastics Hall of Famer Carly Patterson reacts to Suni Lee's impressive gold medal performance.

    CDC Masking Controversy, Simone Biles, Cybersecurity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 49:43


    The former FDA chief in the Trump administration Dr. Scott Gottlieb gives his insights on the impact of the CDC's mask mandate and the delta variant. Mental Training Expert Robert Andrews worked with Olympian Simone Biles and discusses her decision to not compete in Thursday's individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Games. CNBC's Kristina Partsinevlelous looks into how UberEats is branching out into the flower business, and explores the surge in business for delivery apps during the pandemic and beyond. Senior Washington Correspondent Eamon Javers explains how much data breaches have cost companies and what's being done to shore up cybersecurity in the U.S. Plus, two-time fencing Olympian Nzingha Prescod discusses Team USA's first gold medal in foil fencing.


    CDC Mask Guidance, Tokyo Olympics: Women's Gymnastics, Shrinkflation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 50:11

    Dr. Peter Hotez, co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital, gives his insights on the new CDC mask guidance amid the Covid surges across the U.S. NBC's Tom Llamas is live in Tokyo to deliver the latest on the Olympic games. Gymnastics legend Shannon Miller discusses the pressure Simone Biles is under after she pulled out of the team final due to mental health reasons. CNBC's Eamon Javers gives an update on the testimony from FBI officials on the growing threat of ransomware during today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Plus, CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the growing “shrinkflation” trend.

    Vaccine Mandates, College Football, Tokyo Olympics and Team USA Gymnastics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 49:27

    Reporters in cities from coast to coast deliver the latest Covid coverage on vaccine requirements, mask mandates, and vaccine hesitancy. NBC's Dan De Luce reports on President Joe Biden's announcement about the U.S. military officially ending its combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year. CNBC's Jabari Young reacts to the joint statement from Oklahoma and Texas on their intent to leave the Big 12. Plus, three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes discusses Team USA's women's gymnastics team and the progress of the athletes so far.

    Tokyo Olympics, Taliban, NFL Covid Warning

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 48:49

    NBC's Tom Llamas reports the latest on the Olympics opening ceremony from Tokyo. Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security Dr. Amesh Adalja delivers insights on the rising number of Covid cases in the U.S. due to the delta variant. Senior National Security Fellow with the New America Foundation Douglas Ollivant analyzes the Taliban's advancement in Afghanistan and what happens next in the country. CNBC's Jabari Young gauges the reaction by NFL fans and players to Commissioner Roger Goddell's warning to teams that, if they have a Covid outbreak among unvaccinated players, they could have to forfeit a game. Plus, journalist Bryce Covert explains why our current work schedule is no longer working for us.

    Covid Surge, Preventing Violence, Olympics Countdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 49:42


    The dean of Brown University's School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha delivers his insights on what's next in the battle against the delta Covid variant. Aqeela Sherrills negotiated a truce between the Bloods and the Crips in the 90s, now he's helping communities across the nation find solutions to violence. Sherrills explains how communities can be harnessed to help decrease crime. NBC's Sahil Kapur explains whether or not House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning to appoint any additional Republicans to fill the January 6th committee. Plus, NBC Sports' Jimmy Roberts is live from Tokyo to deliver the latest details on the start of the Olympic games and how the Covid surge is impacting athletes.


    Climate Crisis, Eric Adams and Handguns, Free Britney

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 49:28


    Climate Scientist at Texas A&M University Andrew Dessler explains how much climate change is exacerbating the intensity of weather conditions around the globe. New York City's Democratic Nominee for Mayor Eric Adams discusses why dealing with the uptick in gun violence across the U.S. means addressing the nation's handgun crisis. NBC's Sahil Kapur delivers the latest on the January 6th Select Committee to investigate the Capitol insurrection. CNBC's Congressional Correspondent Ylan Mui explains what's going to happen after Senate Republicans blocked a vote to start debate on a massive infrastructure package. Plus, civil rights attorney David Henderson discusses the potential impact of the “Free Act” on Britney Spears' conservatorship case.


    Vaccines and Delta, Bezos in Space, Policing Changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 49:44


    Intensive-care unit and lung doctor Dr. Vin Gupta discusses the protection of the Covid vaccines against the delta variant. Richard Garriott, the first person to pay his way to space, reacts to Blue Origin's historic flight. NBC's Ken Dilanian investigates “Havana Syndrome,” the mysterious and suspicious condition striking CIA officers, diplomats, U.S. government staff and their families. Former Police Commissioner in New York and Boston Bill Bratton discusses the rise in private police forces in wealthier locales. Plus, criminal defense attorney Danny Cevallos delivers insights on the latest developments in the legal battle over the opioid crisis.


    Dow Plummets, Crime in America, MLB Broadcast History

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 49:11

    CNBC's Senior Market Correspondent Dominic Chu reacts to the Dow's tumble, marking its worst day since last October. NBC's Ken Dilian delivers the latest on the White House and U.S. allies officially blaming China for the massive, sprawling hack of Microsoft email servers. Oakland Police Chief Leronne Armstrong discusses the increase in shootings and carjackings in his city and why he said “police cannot do this alone.” Plus, MLB Network Host and Reporter Heidi Watney says what it will mean to her to co-host the pre and postgame show for Tuesday night's first-ever all-female MLB broadcast featuring the Baltimore Orioles against the Tampa Bay Rays.

    Biden and Facebook, Titanic Disappearing, California Wines

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2021 48:48

    NBC's Peter Alexander discusses President Joe Biden's message to social media companies to crack down on Covid vaccine misinformation. Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, delivers insights on the fight against the delta variant. NBC's Joe Fryer details the deep-sea expedition that's racing against time to document what's left of the disintegrating Titanic wreckage. CNBC's Jabari Young discusses the NFL's push to promote racial justice messaging. Plus, CNBC's Kate Rogers on the impact of the California wildfires on the state's wine makers.

    Covid Surging, Veterans and Cannabis, Unemployment Fraud

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 49:42


    Dr. Scott Gottlieb discusses reissuing mask mandates amid the surge of the highly transmissible delta variant. CNBC's Senior Congressional Correspondent Ylan Mui updates on the new monthly child tax credits, a cornerstone of President Joe Biden's Covid relief package. NBC's Hallie Jackson explores the push for legalizing marijuana by military veterans. Plus, CNBC's Leslie Picker discusses how the wave of unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic made jobless benefits a prime target for fraud.


    Overdose Deaths, Inflation Deep Dive, Britney Spears Conservatorship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 50:14

    Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Nora Volkow delivers insights on the record-setting number of overdose deaths in the United States and explains how Fentanyl has played such a big role in the overdoses. CNBC's real estate correspondent Diana Olick discusses the evolving Miami housing market on the heels of the Surfside condominium collapse and the great Covid migration. Co-host of “Squawk Box” Andrew Ross Sorkin explains why he thinks the view on inflation is changing. Pediatrician Dr. Michelle Fiscus reveals why she thinks she was fired from her position as Tennessee's top vaccine official. Plus, Civil Rights attorney David Henderson explains the potential impact of the new legal representation for Britney Spears and what that will mean for her conservatorship.

    Haiti Investigation, Shark Fossils, Myanmar Detention

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 49:13

    NBC's Peter Alexander delivers the latest on President Joe Biden's impassioned call to action to protect voting rights across the nation. Miami Herald Reporter Jacqueline Charles is live from Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and updates on the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. NBC's Kerry Sanders takes us on an adventure to find teeth from the long-extinct megalodon. Bryan Fenster, the brother of detained U.S. journalist Danny Fenster, discusses his brother's upcoming hearing in Myanmar and the potential three-year prison sentence he's facing. Plus, CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals America's top state for business in 2021.

    Delta Variant, Cuba Protests, Branson's Launch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 49:13

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses the spread of the highly contagious delta variant and the new FDA warning about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine's link to a rare but serious autoimmune disorder. NBC's Ed Augustin is live in Havana to deliver the latest updates on the protests in Cuba. CNBC's Kristina Partsinevelos breaks down why some Reddit members who are calling themselves "silverbacks" are stacking up on silver. Plus, retired NASA astronaut Nicole Stott discusses the impact of Sir Richard Branson's sub-orbital flight on the commercial space race.

    Covid Booster Debate & Masks, Space Race, and Vince Carter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2021 49:14

    Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, delivers his insights on the new CDC guidance for masks in schools. CNBC's Senior Congressional Correspondent Ylan Mui walks us through President Joe Biden's sweeping executive order taking on industries like big tech, healthcare, and agriculture. Former NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman talks about the billionaire space race and what he thinks it means for NASA and space exploration. NBC5's meteorologist David Finfrock discusses the heat wave scorching the west coast. Plus, eight-time NBA All Star and former Olympian Vince Carter reveals what he thinks the impact of empty stands will have on the athletes.

    Growing Delta Threat, Afghanistan Withdrawal, and Haiti Assassination

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 49:13

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell updates on the growing threat of the delta Covid variant in the U.S., and Pfizer's plans for a booster shot. Rep Seth Moulton (D-MA) discusses the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and what's at stake for Afghan interpreters. Haitian Times Founder Gary Pierre-Pierre delivers insights about the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise and the manhunt for his assassins. Associated Press Journalist Kristin Hall discusses her investigation into how military firearms are contributing to the nation's rise in gun violence. Plus, an update from rowers who are making their way from New York's Brooklyn Bridge to London's Tower Bridge and raising awareness of the impact plastic pollution has on the oceans.

    Future of Surfside, Haiti Assassination, and Trump Sues Social Media

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 49:28

    The Miami Herald's David Ovalle discusses the latest from a South Florida courtroom on what's next for the victims and their families after the tragic condo collapse in Surfside. NBC's Dan De Luce delivers an update on the search for the assassins behind the killing of Haiti's President. CNBC's Valerie Castro discusses the decision of a federal judge to dole out partial blame to the U.S. Air Force for the 2017 mass shooting in Sutherland Spring, Texas. Platformer Editor Casey Newton delivers his insights on Donald Trump's announcement that he's suing Facebook, Twitter, and Google, claiming he's been wrongfully censored. Plus, Dr. Kavita Patel discusses how those who refuse to get a Covid vaccine will impact the fight against the delta variant.

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