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 608 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Red light, green card


The Trump administration wants to make it a whole lot harder to get a green card. Vox's Dara Lind explains the newest proposal to reign in legal immigration.


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 2018-09-25  19m
 
 

Accusers, plural


U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing more accusations of sexual misconduct.


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 2018-09-24  20m
 
 

Accusers, plural


U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing more accusations of sexual misconduct.


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 2018-09-24  20m
 
 

Chicago on trial


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 Heffernan explains how this shooting has changed Chicago.


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 2018-09-21  23m
 
 

elon r u ok


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.


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 2018-09-20  28m
 
 

China's concentration camps


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.


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 2018-09-19  24m
 
 

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


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.


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 2018-09-18  23m
 
 

What the letter said


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.


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 2018-09-17  21m
 
 

Back to Juul


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.


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 2018-09-14  22m
 
 

Have you talked to God about this?


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.


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 2018-09-13  24m