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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more.

News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more.
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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more.

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Chicago on trial

9/21/2018
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Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shot Laquan McDonald 16 times. His murder trial began this week, four years after Laquan was killed. WBEZ's Shannon Hefferman explains how this shooting has changed Chicago.

Duration:00:23:42

elon r u ok

9/20/2018
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Elon Musk is having a bit of a week, a month, a year. Now the Department of Justice is investigating him, as is Today, Explained.

Duration:00:28:35

China's concentration camps

9/19/2018
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China has a secret that’s slowly slipping out: roughly a million Uighurs are being held in “reeducation camps”. Gulchehra Hoja, a Uighur journalist, explains how reporting on China’s human rights abuses against Muslims led to the disappearance of 23 of her relatives.

Duration:00:24:07

Now’s a great time to commit some white-collar crime

9/18/2018
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The Mueller investigation has revealed how easy it is to get away with white-collar crime in the United States. ProPublica’s Jesse Eisinger explains how we got here.

Duration:00:23:53

What the letter said

9/17/2018
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Christine Blasey Ford has come forward to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Vox's Li Zhou recounts the alleged assault and Emily Bazelon from the New York Times Magazine explains what might come next.

Duration:00:21:45

Back to Juul

9/14/2018
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The FDA announced this week it’s cracking down on e-cigarettes, demanding that manufacturers like Juul prove within 60 days they aren’t harmful to youth. Vox’s Julia Belluz explains why kids love vaping and why they shouldn't.

Duration:00:22:42

Have you talked to God about this?

9/13/2018
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Today, Pope Francis met with American bishops at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from a report on decades of abuse by priests. A religion reporter explains the widening crisis within the Church, before a Jesuit priest and a few everyday Catholics struggle with how it affects their faith.

Duration:00:24:31

CAROLINAS, PLEASE EVACUATE

9/12/2018
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Meteorologist Angela Fritz forecasts the catastrophic storm that's about to slam the Carolinas.

Duration:00:20:18

Deadname

9/11/2018
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Three transgender women of color have been murdered in the past two weeks. ProPublica’s Lucas Waldron explains why so many murders of trans people remain unsolved, and why a lot of it boils down to something called a “deadname.” ****************************************** Watch the Vox-ProPublica video on how ID laws can put trans people in danger: https://bit.ly/2MkETod

Duration:00:20:07

Game, Upset, Match

9/10/2018
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Naomi Osaka defeated her lifelong hero Serena Williams to win the US Open on Saturday. The match might be remembered for the wrong reasons.

Duration:00:29:57

Arrested for reporting a massacre

9/7/2018
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Two Reuters reporters have been sentenced to seven years in prison for calling attention to a recent massacre in Myanmar. The United Nations says it's part of a larger genocide to wipe Rohingya from the country.

Duration:00:23:59

But his emails!

9/6/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh’s emails are spilling out and they’re causing waves on Capitol Hill.

Duration:00:21:00

Bad blood

9/5/2018
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The scandal-plagued blood-testing startup Theranos is shutting down. The Wall Street Journal’s John Carreyrou chronicles the rise and fall of a $10 billion business built on lies.

Duration:00:21:53

Confirmation screamings

9/4/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings for the United States Supreme Court began today. Slate's Dahlia Lithwick say they were unlike any she'd seen before.

Duration:00:21:26

America's worst defense attorney

8/31/2018
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Who is Robert Mueller?

Duration:00:20:54

Don't call it a comeback

8/30/2018
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Louis CK surprised New York City's Comedy Cellar with a fresh set of jokes Sunday night. Some were not amused. Vox's Constance Grady explains how to apologize.

Duration:00:21:01

Take a penny, take a penny

8/29/2018
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New York investigators are turning up the heat on the Trump Foundation this summer. The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold shares a series of increasingly unbelievable stories about the organization’s shenanigans.

Duration:00:26:47

False profit

8/28/2018
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The top student loan officer in the country kicked off the school year by quitting. He says the Trump administration "turned its back on young people and their financial futures." Vox’s Libby Nelson explains one contentious call: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has rolled back Obama-era regulations on for-profit colleges.

Duration:00:22:04

The empty seat in Arizona

8/27/2018
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Love him, hate him, or both, Senator John McCain will be remembered as a towering figure of American politics.

Duration:00:26:27

Kill me maybe

8/24/2018
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The EPA is rolling back Obama-era regulations on coal-fired plants. It says its decision will kill 1400 Americans per year by 2030.

Duration:00:19:40