Check out this 10 minute daily podcast which covers something in the news that is interesting and not overwhelming.
If you are not familiar with Axios – check out their mission statement. (Always know who, what, where, why, and when.) Axios does a nice job with their news show on HBO (how I first found them) and then decided to check out their podcast as I appreciate their news coverage.
Check out the podcast: https://www.axios.com/podcasts/