Your free Podsite trial has expired, but you still have time to upgrade!

Claim your custom domain name todayClaim your domain

Mideast Tensions Ease, Royal Couple’s Exit & Quibi (+ Explaining the U.S.-Iran Conflict) - Thursday, January 9th, 2020

19 minutes

The news to know for Thursday, January 9th, 2020!

We're explaining why fears of a war with Iran have now eased,  an update about a deadly plane crash and its impact on Canada, and the rate of cancer deaths is down...

Plus: the surprise announcement from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (dubbed #Megxit), and the upcoming video streaming service bringing Hollywood to your smartphone...

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. Our guest expert is helping you better understand the U.S.-Iran conflict happening the last couple of weeks and what's expected next.

Head to to read more about our guest and any of the stories mentioned in this episode.

This episode is brought to you by

Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here:




Iran-US leaders stand down: NYT,  AP, CBS News, Washington Post, The Hill, Fox News

Canadians mourn after plane crash: AP, USA Today

Number of U.S. cancer deaths drops: CNN, WSJ, Bloomberg, American Cancer Society

Warmest year, decade on record: WaPo, Weather Channel, CNN, Axios

Royal couple’s surprise announcement: The Guardian, People, BBC, USA Today

Celeb tennis match to raise money for Australia: Mashable, ABC News

Justin Bieber says he’s sick: CNN

Quibi shows off new streaming service: Gizmodo, Mashable

Oscars goes hostless, again: THR, Variety


More episodes from the NewsWorthy

Trial Begins, China’s New Virus & Wave to Pay - Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

The news to know for Tuesday, January 21st, 2020!

What to expect at the first big day of the impeachment trial (and why President Trump is thousands of miles away for it), and what to know …

Gun Rights Rally, Super Bowl Matchup & SpaceX Explosion - Monday, January 20th, 2020

The news to know for Monday, January 20th, 2020!

Today: we're breaking down what to know about the big rally in Virginia today, and why there are …

USMCA Trade Deal, Google’s Parent Hits $1T & Netflix Ice Cream - Friday, January 17th, 2020

The news to know for Friday, January 17th, 2020! 

What to know today about a new report involving the White House, and the bipartisan support for a …

Russia Gov’t Resigns, First Living Robots & Hall of Fame Inductees (+ Royal Exit Explained) - Thursday, January 16th, 2020

The news to know for Thursday, January 16th, 2020!

We're talking about everything from the impeachment trial to why Russia's government officials all just resigned to a landmark (but …

Impeachment Next Steps, Windows 10 & Space Matchmaking - Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

The news to know for Wednesday, January 15th, 2020!

What to know today about the Senate impeachment trial, the Democratic debate (and a moment at the end that has people talking), and a …

Dem Debate, MLB Cheating Scandal & Stardust Older than Earth - Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

The news to know for Tuesday, January 14th, 2020!

What to know about tonight's presidential debate, new reports about Russia spies and the U.S. election, and a Major League Baseball …

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to Trial Begins, China’s New Virus & Wave to Pay - Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
Start listening to Trial Begins, China’s New Virus & Wave to Pay - Tuesday, January 21st, 2020