One number. One story. Every day.

What number is in the news today? We’ll tell you a number you won’t forget. Hear the day’s shareable story via The Number in the News, our smart speaker series. Produced from The World’s newsroom in Boston.

Available on Google and Amazon devices.

How to Listen

AMAZON

1) Go here to add this skill to your flash briefing.

  • Clicking "Enable" will add The Number in the News to your flash briefing
  • Then, you can say Alexa, what's my Flash Briefing?” or “Alexa, what's in the news?” to hear our show

2) Or, follow these instructions in the Amazon Alexa app:

  • Click the menu icon in the top left corner
  • Click "Settings"
  • Click "Flash Briefing"
  • Click the plus sign (+) next to "Add content"
  • Use the search bar in the top right corner to search for The Number in the News
  • Click on "The Number in the News"
  • Click "Enable to use"
  • Navigate back to the Flash Briefing page to drag The Number in the News to the top of your content list
  • Then, you can say Alexa, what's my Flash Briefing?” or “Alexa, what's in the news?” to hear our show

    GOOGLE

    1) Follow these instructions in the Google Home app:

    • Click "Settings"
    • Click "More settings"
    • Click "News"
    • Click "Add shows"
    • Navigate to the "World" tab
    • Click "The Number in the News"
    • Click "Done"
    • Drag "The Number in the News" to the top of "Your news shows" list
    • Then, you can say “Ok, Google, listen to news” to hear our show

    2) Or, say either of these phrases:

    • “OK Google, play news from The Number in the News.”
    • "OK Google, listen to news from The Number in the News."


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