Best News and Entertainment podcasts — Light news programs and morning shows (Updated July 2017; image)
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Slate's The Gist
Daily
 
Slate's The Gist with Mike Pesca. A daily afternoon podcast about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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The Brilliant Idiots
Weekly
 
Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz are The Brilliant Idiots. Join them each week as they explore the issues of the day in a style that's often idiotic, sometimes brilliant and always hysterical.
 
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No Agenda
Weekly+
 
A show about politics with No Agenda, by Adam Curry and John C. Dvorak
 
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The Tony Kornheiser Show
Weekly+
 
"The Tony Kornheiser Show" (now available exclusively on-demand) is a topical, daily talk show that starts with sports and quickly moves into politics, current events, entertainment and, really, whatever happens to be on Tony’s mind that day. The format of the show—regular sit-in guests with familiar interviews and segments—highlights not only the unique perspective of Tony Kornheiser but also the expertise of his network of friends.Join one of the most recognizable and outspoken commentator ...
 
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Louder With Crowder
Weekly
 
Steven Crowder brings you news, entertainment and politics with the most politically incorrect show on the web. Guests, rants, sketches, your calls ... it's whatever.
 
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MSNBC Morning Joe (audio)
Daily+
 
Hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist, the program features in-depth and informed discussions that help drive the day's political conversation. The show attracts a wide variety of guests, including top newsmakers, Washington insiders, journalists, and cultural influencers, representing a diverse set of voices and opinions that provide unparalleled insight and analysis around the day's biggest stories. Since its debut in 2007, the show has also covered major political e ...
 
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Lilla drevet
Monthly+
 
Lilla drevet är ett roligt radioprogram om nyheter och politik från Aftonbladet Kultur. Med Ola Söderholm, Nanna Johansson, Liv Strömquist, Jonatan Unge och Moa Lundqvist.
 
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Chris Evans - The Best Bits
Monthly
 
Catch up with the latest Breakfast fun with Chris Evans. Hear the best stories and the biggest guests, every week. From BBC Radio 2.
 
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Up First
Weekly+
 
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.
 
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Diane Rehm: On My Mind
Weekly
 
Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.
 
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The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights)
 
CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.
 
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Roland Martin Reports Daily Podcast
 
Roland S. Martin is a nationally award-winning and multifaceted journalist. A nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, Mr. Martin is the author of Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith, and Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America, and his newest book, “The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House as originally reported by Roland S. Martin.” Mr. Martin is a commentator for TV One Cable Network and host of “Washington Watch with Roland Ma ...
 
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Cox n' Crendor Show
Monthly
 
Podcast by Cox n' Crendor Show
 
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The New Statesman Podcast
Weekly
 
Join Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush for the weekly New Statesman podcast, covering Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Trump and everything in between. New episodes every Thursday.
 
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Trending
Rare
 
Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing...
 
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Nightlife
Daily+
 
Nightlife with Phil Clark and Sarah MacDonald has everything you need to get you through the night, seven nights a week.
 
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Morning Brew
Weekly
 
Weekday programme Morning Brew is a chat and music show. Hosted by Phil Whelan, guests include regular contributors and drop-ins, who span topics from earnest current affairs to cookery to the arts.Catch it live:Monday to Friday 9.30am - 1pm
 
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Ciquizza: The Fix podcast
Weekly
 
Do you like game shows? Do you like politics? Whatever, you will LOVE The Ciquizza anyway. Each week the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza puts two supposedly smart guests to the test with questions on news, politics, entertainment. The winner will be covered in glory. The loser will be subject to public shaming. For real.
 
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Stupidpeoplepod
Weekly
 
We want to be a bit more woke so we learn a little about something each show. If we're wrong about anything please get in touch (on here or twitter @stupidpeoplepod) and correct us, that is why we're doing this show after all. thank you please
 
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Uhh Yeah Dude
Weekly
 
A weekly roundup of America through the eyes of two American Americans.
 
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The Vlad Couch
Weekly
 
DJ Vlad sits down on his couch each week with a slew of celebrity guests - such as Charlamagne, Lord Jamar and a host of others. Join him each week as he shares these entire interviews with you about current events and news in urban culture.For business questions contact:Evan Hollinsevan@vladtv.com(818) 927-1110
 
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Dave & Chuck the Freak Podcast
Daily
 
 
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KQED’s Forum
Daily
 
KQED’s live call-in program presents balanced discussions of local, state, national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.
 
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The Morning Stream
Weekly+
 
The Morning Stream, Mon thru Thurs, every morning, with Scott Johnson and the Frogpants Network. News, culture, politices and talk each and every day!
 
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The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart
 
The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart takes you behind the scenes with the writers, producers and correspondents who make the show. Everyone but Jon, really. New episodes every other week.
 
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VICE Meets
Monthly
 
Meeting the Most Significant Motherf*ckers on the Planet
 
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Anthony Cumia Best Of Podcast
Monthly+
 
Live and Uncensored | Streaming in HD Monday - Thursday 4-6PM EST
 
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Christopher Titus Podcast
Weekly
 
Comedian Christopher Titus along with Bombshell Rae, and the young "Fetus" take no prisoners as they try to make sense of out of the insanity behind today's headlines. Titus takes a smart, aggressive stance that is never unbiased, always unbalanced and unhinged. Check the itunes reviews.
 
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Harry Shearer: Le Show
Weekly
 
A weekly, hour-long romp through the worlds of media, politics, sports and show business, leavened with an eclectic mix of mysterious music, hosted by Harry Shearer.
 
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Painkiller Already
Weekly+
 
Painkiller Already is a weekly gaming gone comedy podcast featuring: Woody, Kyle aka FPS Russia and Taylor.
 
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Free Beer and Hot Wings Free Clip of the Day Sample Podcast
 
Free Clip of the Day from the Free Beer and Hot Wings Show available at freebeerandhotwings.com. Problems with the download? Go to www.freebeerandhotwings.com/podcasthelp. To subscribe to the podcast, visit www.freebeerandhotwings.com/membership.
 
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Alonzo Bodden: Who's Paying Attention?
Monthly+
 
A weekly audio podcast giving you Alonzo Bodden's unique comedic take on what's going on in the world.
 
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The Bob & Tom Show
Weekly+
 
The BOB & TOM show is a hilarious blend of comedy, talk, news, and sports heard across the nation from 6 to 10 AM EST! Enjoy these free clips from the show! B&T VIPs can get the entire show via podcast! Visit www.BobAndTom.com to sign up!
 
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The World and Everything In It
 
A daily audio news magazine featuring reports, interviews, and analysis from WORLD's editorial team. WORLD is your source for news and views presented from a biblical worldview perspective.
 
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We The People with Jesse Ventura
Weekly
 
"We The People" unleashes your favorite everyman Jesse "The Body" Ventura on the headlines sweeping the nation. The former Governor of Minnesota, wrestling star, actor and Navy SEAL engages various personalities from all walks of life, from politicians to comedians to pro-wrestlers, as well as his own vigilant viewers. After all, it's a podcast for the people by the Body.
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
Daily
 
In-depth conversations on news and culture, with host Kerri Miller.
 
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Carl and Mike | Comedy | Commentary | Politics | Sex | Religion | Culture
 
What’s this podcast all about? Well everything important. And nothing in particular. In between all that, we solve world problems. Micromanage each other’s personal lives. Tell stories. Riff on social and cultural happenings. Predict the future. Mock ignorance wherever we find it. And generally rant, rave and question the things you’re not supposed to talk about in “polite circles” – especially politics, sex, and religion. After seven years of having coffee and great conversations every Frid ...
 
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The Ignorance Equation
Weekly+
 
Speak Now: Consequences Later, The Ignorance Equation seeks to educate, to inform, to enlighten.
 
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Red Eye Radio
Daily
 
Red Eye Radio is the pre-eminent syndicated overnight radio show hosted by radio vets Gary McNamara and Eric Harley airing Monday through Friday, Midnight to 5am Central. Targeted at long haul truckers, Red Eye Radio has broadened its mission to include virtually everyone living and working non-traditional hours. The audience includes shift workers, travelers, truck drivers and others who embrace the new 24/7 lifestyle, with many restaurants, retailers and other business establishments open ...
 
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Word of Mouth
Monthly
 
Word of Mouth is a public radio show highlighting trends, surprising turns in pop culture, and news, science, and tech stories you aren't hearing about in the day's headlines. A daily podcast produced by New Hampshire Public Radio.
 
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Cigarettes & Bad Decisions Podcast
 
Join Host Koffee Black, Hollow Tip, OG Backwards, and MrJackBrickhouse a.k.a Producer/Engineer as they dive into current news, sports, entertainment, politics, society, and pop culture as only they can!
 
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YOUR WORLD, MY VIEWS
Weekly+
 
YOUR WORLD, MY VIEWS IS A GRITTY, IN YOUR FACE, TAKE NO PRISONERS TALK SHOW WHERE THE HOST, COMEDIAN T.J. SOTOMAYOR COMBINES HUMOR, NEWS, HARD HITTING TOPICS ALONG WITH AUDIENCE INTERACTION WHICH ALL COMES TOGETHER TO CREATE ONE HELL OF A LISTENING PARTY!!! All callers and emailers agree to have their voice, letters and likeness rebroadcast
 
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Urban Christian News Network
Weekly+
 
A daily news podcast of the day's top stories with host, Daniella Whyte. Covering national, world, Christian, sports, and entertainment. Tune in every morning for the news you need to know for today.
 
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The BS Show
Daily
 
Bob Sansevere, host of "The BS Show," was on the KQ Morning Show with Tom Barnard for 27 years and hosted his own show on Sports Radio 105 the Ticket. Bob also has been a columnist with the St. Paul Pioneer Press for more than 25 years. Bob says "The BS Show" is a lot like him. And he says about himself, "I’m bright, witty, charismatic, incredibly astute and remarkably insightful, and if you’re even a fraction as impressed with me as I am with myself, you’re going to love me afternoons on Th ...
 
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That's News To Me
Monthly+
 
Commentary. News. Comedy. Interviews.
 
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The Chadman and Randy Show
Monthly+
 
REVOLUTION OF THE MIND Dive into the minds of CHADMAN and Randy as they discusses news, politics, entertainment, life, death, and everything in between.
 
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Blue Streak Science Podcast
Monthly+
 
Science, opinion, conversation and community...what more could you ask for? It's the Blue Streak Science Podcast!
 
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The Untold Story – Spoken Edition
 
Championing a young, diverse, and inclusive America with a unique mix of smart and irreverent original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic content. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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KPFK - Trump Watch w/ Jon Wiener
 
Trump Watch w/ Jon Wiener
 
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The Monique Marvez Show
Weekly
 
Monique Marvez broadcasts live Saturdays on KFI AM-640
 
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According to Joan C. Williams, about a third of the country feels talked down to. These are the white working class folks, the people who went for Trump, the people who feel that terms like disruption just mean more hassle and pain. “We can’t expect people to have elite values if we don’t give them elite lives,” says Williams. She’s the author ...…
 
As the news of a ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military is making the rounds, Ronn gets perspective from Brendan McGarry - Managing Editor for Military.com.
 
President Trump announced, via tweet, that transgender individuals may no longer serve in the U.S. military. This, on the same day as the anniversary of President Truman ends segregation in the military.Plenty to say on all sides of this issue!!Follow Ronn on Twitter @RonnOwens
 
Ralph Friedman is the most decorated detective in New York Police Department history. He's written his memoir and joins Ronn in this segment.The book is entitled - STREET WARRIOR: The True Story of the NYPD's Most Decorated Detective and the Era That Created Him
 
New Distracted Driving Law just took effect in Washington State.Like in California, you're not allowed to hold a cell phone in your hand while driving. But the Washington law also punishes eating, putting on make-up/shaving, and other such distractions.Good law? Or, going overboard? Ronn and his listeners hash it out in this lively segment!Foll ...…
 
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The Morning Stream
 
Your fest was not the best. Cat pee be gone! Someone's gotta stump dunaway. You can always find him on twitter. Here, have a chip in your hand. Is that an axe in your roof? Alice Cooper should clean up more often. Tom's Tech Time! Recomentals and more on this episode of The Morning Stream.
 
An effort is underway to make the Bay Area more “age friendly,” by enhancing cities with infrastructure and services that better enable the elderly to remain active participants in their communities. Ten of the fifteen cities in Santa Clara County are now designated as “age friendly” by the World Health Organization, with the rest following sui ...…
 
Bob Sansevere has lively Trump-related discussions with attorney Jeff O'Brien, Cold Omaha's Tom Schreier, the Pioneer Press' Kevin Cusick and two women who wandered into the studio. And psychic Ruth Lordan shares her Vibe of the Day.
 
On Wednesday President Donald Trump announced a ban on transgender people from serving in the U.S. military in any capacity. The ban reverses a decision under President Barack Obama that allowed them to serve. Trump tweeted that the military needed to focus on “victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that ...…
 
In the latest episode of The BS Show presentation of 3 And Out, attorney Jeff O'Brien and Bob Sansevere discuss what a good thing it is that Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck is doing by donating money earned through his "Row the Boat" slogan.
 
Today Joe Walsh, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and multi GRAMMY Award recipient, announced his first annual concert to support VetsAid, his new 501(C)(3) certified national non-profit to help veterans and their families. Zac Brown Band, Gary Clark Jr. and four time GRAMMY Award recipient Keith Urban will be joining Joe on the bill Septemb ...…
 
President Donald Trump spoke at the annual Boy Scout National Jamboree in West Virginia Monday night. For 80 years, presidents have been invited to speak at the jamboree, traditionally avoiding politics. But Trump dove into politics anyways – talking about the crowd size at his inauguration, the “fake media,” and “killing Obamacare”. The Boy Sc ...…
 
The Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency has determined that North Korea will be able to field a “reliable, nuclear-capable” intercontinental ballistic missile by next year, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Earlier estimates held that North Korea would not have ICBM capability until 2020. Meanwhile, North Korea’s state-run news agency re ...…
 
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The Brad and Britt Show
 
Support us by shopping at our Amazon® store: Shop.BradandBritt.com Jeff Sessions "twists in the wind", Trump prepares for open warfare with the Republican-controlled Senate, John McCain returns to the Senate, Trump says NO to transgender in military, CTE study shows an alarming amount of brain injury related to football, Season 2 of Last Chance ...…
 
Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about a citizen’s arrest on a drunk driver, a place giving out free weed if you help clean up the city, a female celebrity that feels bad about her self-pleasuring, a guy who stripped naked and ate his own poop then spit it at a cop, some people that mistook a very pale skinny dipper for a ghost, what someone told ...…
 
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The Tim Preuss Podcast
 
John McCain was out of commission for a while due to his brush with brain cancer, but he has come back to the Senate just in time. He returned to the chamber erupting in applause, and the first few minutes of his speech made his audience think he had somehow changed. However, there was one line in his speech that reminded us just who he is. WAT ...…
 
CJ on the epic aspirations and slow paced 'War For the Planet of The Apes' plus a history lesson meets cinematic drama in 'Dunkirk'
 
It may be a popular cosmetic surgery, but breast implants are considered a 'high risk' medical device.
 
Listed by Forbes in 2010 as the 8th most powerful woman in the world, the first female CEO of one of Australia’s big four banks and mother of four including triplets, Gail Kelly, shares her story.
 
We explore how cows may be able to help in the fight against AIDS, and take a look at why you'll soon be able to charge your phone in the blink of an eye.
 
Hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist, the program features in-depth and informed discussions that help drive the day's political conversation. The show attracts a wide variety of guests, including top newsmakers, Washington insiders, journalists, and cultural influencers, representing a diverse set of voices and opinions ...…
 
John McCain's speech, Trump and Sessions, repeal and replace dead, we are outsourcing manufacturing jobs because Americans can't pass drug tests, Trump goes tweeting after Amazon, Schumer went after GOP for not debating health care
 
Great Britain could ban gas and diesel vehicles by 2040, audio of the day
 
Arizona Sen. John McCain made an emotional return to the Senate after his cancer diagnosis, and narrowly helped his party push forward on an Affordable Care Act repeal. But a vote on a replacement failed. So what's next in the push to change how health insurance works for millions of Americans? Also, why is former Trump campaign chair Paul Mana ...…
 
1. USA Today - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis blasted the Pentagon bureaucracy for “cavalier” spending in light of a recent report that showed as much as $28 million had been wasted in buying uniforms for the Afghan army, according to a memo obtained by USA TODAY. 2. CP - Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab killed seven Christians in a series of ...…
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico discussed the latest vote to debate the Affordable Care Act, why the repeal vote failed and which Senators to watch going forward.
 
Bob Sansevere explains why John McCain is Today's Anti D-Bag of the Day in this episode of The BS nanoShow (under two minutes).
 
Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation with Victor Manjarrez with the University of Texas-El Paso about the problem of illegal immigration. Plus: WORLD correspondent Maria Baer reports from an abstinence program in Columbus, Ohio.
 
After the G-20 Summit, Ian Bremmer broke the news to Americans about Trump’s secret second meeting with Vladimir Putin. He says he did it because so many American allies were commenting on the rendezvous in private. “The people in the room, they found it disconcerting that the person Trump was more comfortable with is their adversary,” says Bre ...…
 
Career and College counselor Marty Nemko returns to The Ronn Owens Show with some wisdom and hardcore tips to get you settled into your next career! Reach Marty at www.martynemko.com
 
KGO listeners and Ronn discuss the President's speech given at this year's Boy Scout Jamboree. Follow Ronn on Twitter @RonnOwens
 
The life of a foreign correspondent in a war zone. How glamorous! How dangerous! Ronn's guest this segment is Lynda Schuster who's latest book is: Dirty Wars and Polished Silver: The Life and Times of a War Correspondent Turned Ambassatrix Check out Lynda's website at www.LyndaSchuster.com Follow Ronn on Twitter @RonnOwens…
 
Ronn chats with The Daily Beast's Legal Affairs Correspondent - Jay Michaelson about whether President Trump might replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General; Congressional testimony as part of Russian investigation that isn't under oath; President Trump's speech before the Boy Scout Jamboree. Follow Jay on Twitter @JayMichaelson…
 
This is the future. A tech company is offering employees the option to get micro-chipped. The chip - the size of a grain of rice - would be used as your pass key. It gets you into doors at work, food from the commissary, parking lot, computer access ... you no longer have to carry card keys or fobs, etc. What if the chip carried your medical in ...…
 
Free Clip of the Day from the Free Beer and Hot Wings show from 07/25/17.By info@compassmedianetworks.com (compassmedianetworks.com).
 
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The Morning Stream
 
Do you want me to touch those? Curb your Procrastination. Microsoft finally pulls the plug. Do it for the Snaps. My beer tastes weird. I'll take "I Do" for 400. Making Things with Bill! Jury Duty and more on this episode of The Morning Stream.
 
When Bay Area primary care doctor Vanessa Grubbs discovered that her boyfriend wasn’t getting the donated kidney that he desperately needed, she decided to give him one of her own. During the process, Grubbs discovered racial disparities in the way donated kidneys are allocated: Approximately 1 in 3 transplant candidates are African American, b ...…
 
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The Brad and Britt Show
 
Support us by shopping at our Amazon® store: Shop.BradandBritt.com Does Trump know the difference between health insurance and life insurance, Jeff Sessions continues to circle the drain, McCain returns to the Senate, OJ talk. Follow us on twitter: @BradandBritt Like us on facebook
 
The Bay Area added thousands of jobs in June, according to a report released last week by the California Employment Development Department. But some economists warn that the region’s job growth could soon stall as high housing prices and weak transportation infrastructure make it hard for companies to recruit the workers they need. We look at c ...…
 
Today's BS Show: Criminal defense attorney Marsh Halberg, a former prosecutor, breaks down the possible outcomes for the Minneapolis cop who shot and killed Justine Damond, and also talks with Bob Sansevere about President Trump's disdain for Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well as some fun stuff, too. Meantime, Negative Dave gives his spin o ...…
 
Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about women getting plastic surgery on their nipples is on the rise, an NFL player that saved a person choking on a brisket sandwich, a guy that filmed his ride share driver getting serviced in the front seat, a dude caught chasing birds while naked and high on LSD, another shark that attacked a person in a kayak, ...…
 
Australia’s wage growth is at historically record lows, with the wage price index rising a mere 1.9% over the past year. How are these less than impressive figures affecting the wider economy?
 
The Democrats are completely clueless on economics, Kushner speaks, what will the GOP vote on concerning health care?, Trump calls Obamacare 'big fat ugly lie', Michael Phelps' shark race, baby Charlie Gard's fate
 
Freightliner Run Smart Hour - Will Trump get rid of Jeff Sessions?, review of the day's stories, audio of the day
 
Arizona Sen. John McCain is set to show up for work today to vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, despite a cancer diagnosis. So do Republicans have the votes to advance a bill? Also, newspaper employees are on trial in Turkey. What's driving the government's move against an opposition paper?…
 
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The Tim Preuss Podcast
 
Bureaucracy, government, the STATE, KILLS! The story of Charlie Gard is one that has taken the world by storm. His life was lost, despite the best efforts of his parents, due to the inefficiencies of government. The newborn was born with a medical condition that left him with organ failure and brain damage. Although his parents fought to take h ...…
 
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MPR News with Kerri Miller
 
MPR News host Kerri Miller talks to author Haroon Moghul about his new memoir, "How to be Muslim: An American Story."
 
MPR News host Kerri Miller talks to Steven A. Cook from the Council on Foreign Relations about his article, "What Trump Gets Right About the Middle East"
 
A report from Seattle, Washington on whether a $15-per-hour minimum wage actually delivers on all its promises. Plus: Stephanie Gray delivers a speech about how to make the pro-life argument.
 
Bob Sansevere explains why Today's Dumb-Ass of the Day is former Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze in this episode of The BS nanoShow (under two minutes).
 
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