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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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Episodes

The Dems Went Down to Georgia

11/21/2019
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We’re taking a break from impeachment to talk about the fifth Democratic debate and the Buttigieg Bump. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:22:49

Impeachment TV: Mr. Sondland Goes to Washington

11/20/2019
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The most-anticipated testimony of the House impeachment inquiry was held today on Capitol Hill. It did not disappoint. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:24:23

Impeachment TV (Part 2 of 2)

11/19/2019
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The House impeachment inquiry just had its biggest day yet. Vox’s Andrew Prokop explains how things changed when Republicans called witnesses. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:10:42

Impeachment TV (Part 1 of 2)

11/19/2019
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The House impeachment inquiry just had its biggest day yet. It was so big we couldn't fit it all into one episode. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:14:13

Let's talk about that party in Spain

11/18/2019
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Spain's far-right party just won more than 50 seats in its parliament, reminding some of the country's fascist past. Yes, the party is called "VOX". (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:23:36

Noise will be noise

11/15/2019
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After hearing a mysterious whine in suburban Arizona, Karthic Thallikar started on a journey that would ultimately lead to the center of the internet. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:22:42

Hotel ISIS

11/14/2019
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Turkey says it’s “not a hotel” for ISIS, and is deporting fighters and their families. The problem is their native countries don’t want them back. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:26:38

Bill and Kent's congressional adventure

11/13/2019
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The first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry was held today. Vox’s Andrew Prokop explains the significance of the testimonies given by Ambassador William Taylor and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary at the State Department. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:20:32

Who is above the law?

11/12/2019
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Today the Supreme Court heard the case about a border patrol agent who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy. Ian Millhiser explains why it could make holding federal agents accountable a lot harder. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:18:22

The world's most profitable company

11/11/2019
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Aramco, the secretive oil company that made Saudi Arabia rich, is going public after 86 years. Some say the timing couldn’t be worse. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:21:23

Streaming: Infinity War

11/8/2019
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Disney+. Apple TV+. Netflix. HBO Max. Peacock. Which streaming service will win the great war to come? (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:23:21

Behind closed doors

11/7/2019
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This week the House released transcripts from closed-door impeachment testimonies. Vox's Andrew Prokop pored through them for revelations. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:17:15

California Dreamin'

11/6/2019
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A new California law limits how early school can start in the state. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:15:57

Inside a Trump rally

11/5/2019
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At a Kentucky rally, President Trump's supporters ordered the media to "Do your job!" and reveal the identity of the Ukraine whistleblower. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Bender explains how these events have changed the American political landscape and Sean Rameswaram speaks with a superfan who has attended 18 rallies. And counting. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:22:18

Just one year to go!

11/4/2019
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The election is now one year away. Ezra Klein offers Democrats a strategy to win in 2020. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:26:05

Instagram's war on nipples

11/1/2019
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Vox’s Reset podcast explores how Instagram's nipple ban affects art and identity. (Transcript here.) Subscribe to Reset: pod.link/reset

Duration:00:27:29

The first impeachment vote

10/31/2019
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Nancy: 1 / Donald: 0 (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:21:37

Why is the world protesting?

10/30/2019
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A WhatsApp tax, a metro fare hike, and a check to a South African model have inspired a wave of anti-government protests. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:17:34

California's blackouts

10/29/2019
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The wildfires in California have gotten so bad the state's biggest utility is turning off the power on purpose. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:17:10

The death of al-Baghdadi

10/28/2019
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ISIS has lost its leader, but that doesn't mean the world is any safer. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:23:10