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.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Trump slams stimulus bill, grants clemency to 20 people
Yesterday was a busy day at the White House, as President Trump announced a slew of pardons and commutations. Plus, he released a video saying he was not satisfied with the spending and pandemic-relief bills that Congress passed earlier this week.
Trump undercuts pandemic-stimulus bill
A slew of pardons and commutations
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Prisoners are setting fires to protest pandemic conditions
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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.