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.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Protests erupt over Breonna Taylor decision
Yesterday, Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron announced charges against one officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s killing. The charges stem from the officer’s endangerment of the lives of Taylor’s neighbors. Protests erupted in Louisville overnight.
Also on today’s show: The worst-case scenario for the election, and the dangers of space junk.
The Breonna Taylor decision
Actions of officer who killed Breonna Taylor are ruled “justified”; another is charged with wanton endangerment
The Washington Post
A warning about the election
The trash circling Earth
Featured audio story
In the ring, they were gods. Now the coronavirus is forcing lucha libre stars to sell street food.
Los Angeles Times
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.