INTRODUCING APPLE NEWS TODAY: Every weekday morning, hosts Shumita Basu and Duarte Geraldino bring you up to speed on the biggest stories of the day — and how the world’s top journalists are covering them.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The historic peace agreement between Israel and the UAE

Today, leaders from the two countries meet in the White House to sign a peace agreement that could reshape the Middle East. As other Arab states move to normalize relations with Israel, how will this realignment affect the future of the Palestinian people?

Also on today’s show: President Trump and Joe Biden address the devastating wildfires spreading across the western United States, concerns about a census undercount, and scientists discover a possible sign of life on Venus.

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About Our Hosts

Shumita Basu is a broadcast journalist with public-radio roots. She’s drawn to vivid narratives and accountability journalism and especially admires local reporters who own their beats.

Duarte Geraldino is a longtime broadcast journalist, editor, and TED speaker. He’s passionate about journalism that focuses on economic justice and migration, and that amplifies voices that are too often silenced.