Caliphate – The New York TimesListen
A documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The New York Times, as she undertakes some of the most exciting and unpublished reporting she’s done to date.
Death in Ice Valley – BBC World ServiceListen
An unidentified body. A 47-year-old mystery. Who was she? Why hasn’t she been missed? An investigation by the BBC World Service and Norway’s NRK.
The Daily – The New York TimesListen
This moment demands an explanation. This show is on a mission to find it. Only what you want to know, none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.
Serial – This American LifeListen
Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story – a true story – over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won’t know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she’ll bring you the latest chapter, so it’s important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episodes are released on Thursday mornings.
Trump, Inc. – WNYC StudiosListen
He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into those questions. We’ll be laying out what we know, what we don’t, and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media and many more. ProPublica is a nonprofit, investigative newsroom.
Kickass News – Mathis Entertainment, Inc.Listen
Hosted by Hollywood producer and political media strategist Ben Mathis, KickAss News is a twice weekly podcast that features the most interesting personalities and thought leaders in politics, entertainment, tech, business, science, and more.
Enjoy the podcast? Then please support the show and help keep us on the air by making a donation to our GoFundMe campaign at www.gofundme.com/kickassnews.
Another way you can support the show is to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review on iTunes to help keep us ranking strong on the top podcasts charts. For more information visit www.kickassnews.com. Thanks for listening!
The Uncertain Hour – MarketplaceListen
The Uncertain Hour is an immersive docu-pod that reveals the uncertainties of our economy today: who deserves what and why? Host Krissy Clark dives deep into one topic each season, unpacking the things we take for granted as inevitable in our economy. Brought to you by the Marketplace® Wealth & Poverty Desk, the first season asks: 20 years after we “ended welfare as we know it” in the U.S., what is welfare today? Because sometimes the things we fight the most about are the things we know the least about. It’s welfare as we don’t know it, with new episodes every other week throughout the season. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: @MPWealthPoverty
Pod Save America – Crooked MediaListen
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
Up and Vanished – TenderfootListen
Up and Vanished is an investigative podcast that explores the unsolved disappearance of Georgia beauty queen and high school teacher, Tara Grinstead. The 11-year-old cold case is the largest case file in the history of Georgia. Follow along as host Payne Lindsey, a film director turned amateur investigator, examines old case evidence and re-interviews persons of interest. What happened to Tara Grinstead?
Up First – NPRListen
NPR’s Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.
The Ben Shapiro Show – The Daily WireListen
Podcast by The Daily Wire
Someone Knows Something – CBC RadioListen
On December 31, 1997, at a New Year’s Eve party broadcast on live TV, Sheryl Sheppard accepted a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Michael Lavoie. Two days later, she disappeared. In Season 2 of SKS, documentarian David Ridgen joins Sheppard’s mother Odette on her search for answers.
Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist – Willie Geist, Sunday TODAYListen
NBC’s “Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist” provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day’s news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presidents and CEOs, about the stories behind their success. This podcast features the full, unedited versions of those conversations for an even deeper look at the names in the headlines.
“Sunday TODAY” airs live on NBC from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. ET. Check your local listings.
In the Dark – APM ReportsListen
Child abductions are rare crimes. And they’re typically solved. For 27 years, the investigation into the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota yielded no answers. In the most comprehensive reporting on this case, APM Reports and reporter Madeleine Baran reveal how law enforcement mishandled one of the most notorious child abductions in the country and how those failures fueled national anxiety about stranger danger, led to the nation’s sex-offender registries and raise questions about crime-solving effectiveness and accountability.
MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio) – MSNBCListen
***Now, by popular demand, the full show!*** “The Rachel Maddow Show,” which airs 9 p.m. ET weeknights on MSNBC, is a smart look at politics, policy, and all the day’s top stories. This podcast brings you the audio from each night’s show in its entirety. For more from the show check out Rachel.msnbc.com. For clips and past full episodes, visit Rachel.msnbc.com. Or watch it live online at Now.msnbc.com.
NPR Politics Podcast – NPRListen
The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR’s political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don’t have to keep up with politics to know what’s happening. You just have to keep up with us.
Missing & Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams? – CBC RadioListen
Sparked by a chilling tip, Missing & Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams? is an eight-part podcast investigation that unearths new information and potential suspects in the cold case of a young Indigenous woman murdered in British Columbia in 1989.
Crimetown – GimletListen
Welcome to Crimetown, a new series from Gimlet Media and the creators of HBO’s The Jinx. Every season, we’ll investigate the culture of crime in a different American city. First up: Providence, Rhode Island, where organized crime and corruption infected every aspect of public life. This is a story of alliances and betrayals, of heists and stings, of crooked cops and honest mobsters—a story where it’s hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Hosted by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier.
Louder With Crowder – Steven CrowderListen
Steven Crowder brings you news, entertainment and politics with the most politically incorrect show on the web. Guests, rants, sketches, your calls … it’s whatever.
The Christopher Scott Show Talk Radio Podcast – Christopher Scott ShowListen
The voice of truth and freedom, America’s Culture KING! Common sense news talk, politics and current events.
Displaced – Vox Media Podcast NetworkListen
Horrific bombings in Syria. Civil war and malnutrition in Yemen. Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar. These humanitarian crises make for desperate headlines. But what’s the story before the aid comes in? And what are the challenges after it’s delivered? Displaced asks and answers these questions, digging into the stories of how global crises unfold, and focusing on the most innovative ways to respond. Hosts Grant Gordon and Ravi Gurumurthy from the International Rescue Committee have in-depth conversations with leading humanitarians, foreign policy makers and innovators every week on the show. Displaced is produced by the Vox Media Podcast Network.
The Josh Marshall Podcast – Talking Points MemoListen
Talking Points Memo editor and publisher Josh Marshall provides insight into the big political stories of the day. Joined by TPM staffers and special guests, the Josh Marshall Podcast is your companion for making sense of the Trump era.
Stay Tuned with Preet – WNYC, CAFE and PineappleListen
Join Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney who fought corruption, financial fraud and violent crime, in a podcast about justice and fairness.
True Crime Garage – TRUE CRIME GARAGEListen
Each week Nic and the Captain fire up the true crime garage flying ship fueled with beer, great discussion and listener participation. The garage covers a new case each week from headline news to local real life horror stories. Discussions about Serial killers like Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and BTK, cold cases like Jonbenet Ramsy, OJ Simpson and the Zodiac, disappearances, missing persons and unsolved mysteries are all on tap along with craft beers from all over the world. If you like to kick back and have a little fun with your true crime than this show is for you and your friends. Remember don’t take yourself too seriously because if you do, nobody else will.
Hourly News Summary – NPRListen
Five minutes of NPR news, updated hourly.
The Long Game – Jon WardListen
Americans don’t know how to solve problems. We’ve lost sight of what institutions are and why they matter. The Long Game is a look at some key institutions, such as political parties, the U.S. Senate, the media, and the church.
Global News Podcast – BBC World ServiceListen
The day’s top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.
Code Switch – NPRListen
Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get…stuck? Code Switch can help. We’re all journalists of color, and this isn’t just the work we do. It’s the lives we lead. Sometimes, we’ll make you laugh. Other times, you’ll get uncomfortable. But we’ll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
Katie Couric – Earwolf and Katie CouricListen
Journalism’s most insightful interviewer. The biggest names in news, politics, and popular culture. Candid, unscripted conversations that go beyond the soundbites to reveal how we got here and what’s really going on. Unexpected. Unconventional. Un-buttoned up.
The Renegade Republican with Dan Bongino – Conservative ReviewListen
Dan Bongino tackles the hot political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.
A former Secret Service Agent, NYPD veteran, and New York Times best-selling author, Bongino is best known amongst conservatives for his willingness to take on the Left and the Republican Establishment through his campaign for Congress, which nearly resulted in a historic political upset in the liberal bastion of Maryland. These experiences uniquely situate Dan to provide the best commentary and analysis from not only a law enforcement viewpoint, but also one that directly attacks the philosophical underpinnings of the Left and Big Government Republicans.
Accused – Cincinnati EnquirerListen
When Elizabeth Andes was found murdered in her Ohio apartment in 1978, police and prosecutors decided within hours it was an open-and-shut case. Two juries disagreed. The Cincinnati Enquirer investigates:
Was the right guy charged, or did a killer walk free?
Lovett or Leave It – Crooked MediaListen
Jon Lovett, former Obama speechwriter and co-host of Pod Save America, is joined by comedians, actors, journalists, and many, many renowned Friends of the Pod for a roundup of the week’s top news. Rants! Games! Bad impressions! Nuanced discussion! Recorded in front of a live audience.
MSNBC Morning Joe (audio) – MSNBCListen
Wake up every morning with former Florida Congressman Joe Scarborough and the “Morning Joe” team, including MSNBC’s Willie Geist and Mika Brzezinski. Subscribe to this audio podcast to get the beginning of each morning’s show, ready to go when you are. You’ll hear the latest news, political buzz, timely interviews and lots of Joe, Mika and Willie. For more podcasts from NBC News and MSNBC, please visit the NBC News podcasts page in iTunes.
Today, Explained – VoxListen
News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more.
The Perfect Scam – AARPListen
The Perfect Scam is AARP’s new weekly podcast profiling America’s biggest scam stories. Hosted by Will Johnson, former Discovery Channel podcast host/producer, and leading fraud expert and AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale, the series introduces listeners to compelling personal stories from scam victims and their families. Interviews with professional con artists and leading experts in the topic allow Will and Frank to pull back the curtain on how scammers operate and share tips with listeners on how best to protect themselves.
The Pope’s Long Con – Louisville Public MediaListen
What happens when the institutions we depend on fail at every level? What happens when lies go unchecked? From the pulpit to the statehouse, one man claims to serve his fellow man. But does he?
Missing Alissa – Ottavia ZappalaListen
Missing Alissa is a Podcast documentary exploring the cold case of a missing girl named Alissa Turney. Alissa was 17 and was last seen in Phoenix, AZ 16 years ago.
“Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff”Listen
The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, is currently investigating the Hae Min Lee murder case. Serial opened our minds to the case. The Undisclosed Podcast is digging deeply into the weeds, to expose the legal issues and misconduct involved. Bob and his listeners are kicking the doors in, and ensuring that everyone gets out safe. Bob is a Fire Chief, and uses his experience investigating arsons to find the truth. This innovative crowd source approach has proven to be an effective method of finding details in the case.
The Sean Hannity Show – Sean HannityListen
Sean Hannity is a multimedia superstar, spending four hours a day every day reaching out to millions of Americans on radio, television and the Internet.
Embedded – NPRListen
Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. What does it feel like for a father in El Salvador to lie to his daughter about the bodies he saw in the street that day? What does it feel like for a nurse from rural Indiana to shoot up a powerful prescription opioid? Embedded (EMBD) takes you to where they’re happening.
Pod Save the World – Crooked MediaListen
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. His new show “Pod Save the World” will bring you behind the scenes into White House Situation Room meetings and secret negotiations through a series of conversations with people who were there.
The Mark Levin Show Podcast – Mark LevinListen
Mark Levin is one of the hottest properties in Talk radio today. He is also one of the leading authors in the conservative political arena. Mark’s radio show on WABC in New York City skyrocketed to Number 1 on the AM dial in his first 18 months on the air in the competitive 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM time slot. Mark’s latest book, Plunder and Deceit, debuted at number one on the New York Times Best-Seller list. When your books are endorsed by Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, you know you have a winner on your hands. In a short period of time, Mark has become one of the most listened to local radio Talk show hosts in the nation.
FiveThirtyEight Politics – FiveThirtyEight, 538, ESPN, Nate SilverListen
Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and “game-changers” every week.
Vox’s The Weeds – Vox / Panoply / Ezra Klein / Sarah Kliff / Matt YglesiasListen
Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox’s Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That’s where all the policy is. This is the podcast for people who follow politics because they love thinking about health care, economics, and zoning. It is not a podcast for people who like hearing talk about gaffes.
The Ezra Klein Show – Vox / PanoplyListen
Ezra Klein gives you a chance to get inside the heads of the newsmakers and power players in politics and media. These are extended conversations with policymakers, writers, technologists, and business leaders about what they believe in and why. Look elsewhere for posturing confrontation and quick reactions to the day’s news. Subscribe for the anti-soundbite.
Sworn – Up and Vanished & TenderfootListen
From the producers of Up and Vanished, Sworn pulls back the curtain on the criminal justice system, exposing the untold stories and hard truths behind major cases. Host Philip Holloway, a defense attorney and former prosecutor with a background in law enforcement, not only digs into the legal aspects of these cases but the emotional consequences of their outcomes. Episode 01 & 02 of Sworn will be available on Wednesday, June 14th.
Can He Do That? – The Washington PostListen
Donald Trump’s historic presidency will look unlike any other that’s come before it. From his outsider status in Washington to his family’s continued residence in New York to his complicated business empire, each episode of this podcast will focus on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that defies conventions and ask the question, “Can he do that?” Hosted by Allison Michaels and co-hosted each week by a different Post reporter, “Can He Do That?” features original reporting that will illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency and explain what that means for people in the United States and the rest of the world.
A Killing On the Cape – ABC NewsListen
It was a crime that rocked an idyllic seaside town in Cape Cod — the 2002 murder of Christa Worthington, who was found stabbed to death with her 2-year-old daughter, unharmed at her side. What came next was a three-year search for her killer that would involve unorthodox steps by police, a lengthy list of potential suspects, and an entire town under suspicion. Christa’s trash collector, Christopher McCowen, would eventually be convicted of the crime, but his trial would raise questions about the evidence, investigative methods, and whether racial prejudice played a role. Now, ABC Radio and “20/20” take a look at all the evidence and for the first time ever, hear directly from Christopher McCowen, to examine whether the right man is behind bars.
Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan – The InterceptListen
Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of the week while challenging the conventional wisdom. As a Brit, a Muslim and an immigrant based in Donald Trump’s Washington D.C., Mehdi gives a refreshingly provocative perspective on the ups and downs of American—and global—politics.
Worldly – Vox.comListen
We’re living in a confusing and scary time, bombarded everyday with stories from around the world and here at home that are hard to even follow, let alone fully understand. Worldly will be your guide to the story behind the stories and to the one thing you need to understand each week to make sense of the world around you.