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, January 13, 2021
How the Republican tide has turned against Donald Trump
After four years of near total Republican loyalty to President Trump, some in the party are breaking with him. Several more GOP lawmakers have come out in favor of impeachment, including Liz Cheney, the number three House Republican.
Also on today’s show: The people who were part of the attack on the Capitol, the Trump administration changes its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, and the congressman leading impeachment while mourning the loss of his son.
GOP lawmakers break with president
Who stormed the Capitol
New vaccine plan
Grief amid insurrection
Featured audio story
Voices of their ancestors: A Black community fights to save its buried history
A group of millennial wellness influencers started using their platforms to spread conspiracy theories. This is what happened next.
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.