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USA TODAY Podcasts

USA TODAY podcasts bring a fresh mix and perspective on the nation's news and stories straight to your earbuds. Catch up on the daily news that matters most - from breaking news with 5 Things to the latest in technology on Talking Tech - or immerse yourself in chart-topping, heart-pounding investigative podcasts like The City, Accused, and The Sneak. Listen to The Wall, Aftermath and Changing the Game for in-depth interviews that make you feel so much closer to the story. With hosts who bring clarity to the conversation of the day, USA TODAY podcasts put your ears right in the center of it.

Seven Days of 1961

News & Politics

Firsthand narratives from Black women and men whose courageous actions 60 years ago sparked pivotal civil rights battles against school and business segregation, police brutality and voting exclusion. Many of the activists were high school or college students risking their lives and futures. On the “Seven Days of 1961” podcast, you’ll hear history from the activists who made it. Read more in-depth stories about these protests at

5 Things

Popular & Trending

Top 5 stories you need to know each morning.

The City

News & Politics

The City tells true stories of how power works in urban America.

Talking Tech


Veteran tech reporters interview, test products and comment on news.

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The Sneak

True Crime

The Sneak digs into spectacular True Crime stories from the world of sports.

A "Bad" School

News & Politics

What makes a school “bad”? And who’s really to blame? A six-part series from the Louisville Courier Journal on a school integration plan gone awry.

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The Wall: Reporting on the Border

News & Politics

For almost 2,000 miles, one line defines a country and divides the world. How would building the wall change life at the U.S.-Mexico border?

The Gaggle: Arizona Politics

News & Politics

Inside-the-newsroom conversations about Arizona politics you can’t find in print.


True Crime

Was the right person charged of a brutal murder in 1978?


True Crime

From the Accused podcast team, Aftermath is an episodic look at survivors of gun violence.


True Crime

Cold case of a missing child in the Milwaukee area.

Changing The Game


Award-winning sports journalist Nancy Armour interviews icons, Olympians, and trailblazers in this eight-part series exploring how women have revolutionized sports as we know it.