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Legal Experts Testify, Once-a-Month Birth Control & ‘Favorite’ Uber Drivers (+ 2019 Holiday Shopping Trends) - Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The news to know for Thursday, December 5th, 2019!

What to know today about the constitutional law experts who testified about President Trump and impeachment, and the new rule impacting people on food stamps.

Plus: we're talking about once-a-month birth control, McDonald's coffee in car parts, and Uber's new feature to choose your 'favorite' drivers.

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview about holiday shopping trends in 2019 - from what's changing to Amazon's impact. Our guest today is Sam Yagan. He's the CEO of ShopRunner, known as the "Amazon Prime for everyone else."

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

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Legal Experts Testify: Washington Post, NBC News, NYT

NATO Summit Drama: Politico, USA Today, WSJ, FOX News, AP

Pearl Harbor Shooting: CNN, NBC News, AP

New Rule for Food Stamps: Reuters, CBS News, The Hill

Famous Tree Lightings: FOX News,, National Park Services

Once-a-Month Birth Control: AP, Wired

Coffee for Car Parts: CNBC, Cnet

Uber’s “Favorite Driver” Feature: Engadget,

First Official Craigslist App: Gizmodo, TechSpot

Instagram Requires Birthdates: Reuters, The Verge

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