Today, Explained

News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer hosted by Sean Rameswaram and featuring the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 629 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast
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TikTok, on the clock, Donald says your time is up


President Trump is threatening to ban TikTok, but Microsoft might be able to stop the clock.


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Florida’s Covid-19 tragedy


The state saw Covid-19 coming. It still became an outbreak epicenter.


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What’s going on in Lebanon


A chemical blast has made a very bad situation worse for Lebanon. Journalist Habib Battah explains from Beirut.


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Everything that could go wrong with the November election


A worsening pandemic. A poll worker shortage. A hobbled postal service. Russian hacking. Donald Trump. Vox’s Ella Nilsen explains the many obstacles facing the United States as Election Day nears.


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Who’s “Karen?” And what’s BIPOC?


A Washington Post columnist named Karen explains her feelings about “Karen.” A University of Arizona linguist named Sonja explains BIPOC and the capitalization of “Black” and “White.”


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The Island of Explained: Election Day


It’s Election Day on the Island of Explained! Will the candidate with the most votes win, or will the island’s Electoral College determine a different leader?


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Tim, Mark, Jeff, and Sundar


The leaders of Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google testified before Congress on Wednesday in what The Verge’s Casey Newton says might have been the most important Webex in human history.


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Life after Covid-19, explained by Carl (who had it)


Some people walk away from Covid-19 feeling fine. Others are dealing with a long list of lingering health issues.


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Stimulating America


Democrats and Republicans have a $2 trillion disagreement on how to relieve Americans from the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus.


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Rural America meets Black Lives Matter


In Bethel, Ohio, a Black Lives Matter rally became a standoff between armed bikers and peaceful protesters. BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen explains.


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