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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Working from work


What do a bus driver, a teacher, a McDonald’s employee, and a project manager with a conference on her calendar all have in common?


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RBG’s seat


Republicans appear ready to fill the seat left vacant by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the end of the year. Vox’s Ian Millhiser explains Democrats’ last defense.


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Supreme


The fight over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat has already begun, but let’s not forget to celebrate her legendary life.


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Class of Covid-19


Colleges reopened. Outbreaks followed. Robert J. Jones, chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, explains why he still thinks bringing students back was the right decision.


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ICE and involuntary hysterectomies


A whistleblower complaint alleges immigrants being detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement in Georgia have been subjected to involuntary procedures — including hysterectomies. Vox’s Nicole Narea explains.


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A firefighter on battling wildfires


After 16 seasons of wildfires, Glen Haydon has figured out how to cope. For everyone else, there’s an app for that.


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This is the future Joe Biden wants


Trillions spent on the environment, caregiving, manufacturing, and the racial wealth gap: Vox’s Dylan Matthews explains how Biden wants to “Build Back Better.”


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Can the Democrats take the Senate?


Vox’s Ella Nilsen says the implausible is now looking possible.


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Cupid-19


The pandemic hasn’t stopped Americans from dating, hooking up, or tying the knot. In fact, lockdown has been helping people get down.


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What was Putin the tea?


A chief political rival of Vladimir Putin has been poisoned in what Foreign Policy’s Amy MacKinnon says is a watershed moment for Russia.


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