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, January 28, 2021
Biden seeks to restore Obama’s health-care legacy
Joe Biden was vice president when the Affordable Care Act was passed. After leaving office, he spent four years watching Trump undermine it. Now, as president, Biden working to make the act stronger than ever — starting today with executive actions.
Also on today’s episode: Why GameStop’s stock exploded, the importance of massive protests by farmers in India, and the first private mission to the International Space Station.
Wall Street’s wild week
Protests in India
Featured audio story
Global right-wing extremism networks are growing. The U.S. is just now catching up.
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.