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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

Impeachment TV: Law & Disorder

12/4/2019
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Four law professors walked into a room and the next phase of the impeachment began. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:22:25

Don't curl your lashes and talk about Uighurs on TikTok

12/3/2019
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TikTok, the video sharing app that has taken the tweens and 2019 by storm, is now facing stiff competition, concerns over censorship, and a federal investigation. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:19:00

ICE University

12/2/2019
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement created a fake university with no teachers and no classes. Then they arrested the students who signed up. Vox’s Nicole Narea explains. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:18:39

Amazon's preppers

11/29/2019
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A good number of Amazon packages make a pitstop in Roundup, Montana. Vox's Reset podcast explains why. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:22:52

A tribe called keto

11/27/2019
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Some say the Kardashian-endorsed keto diet craze that’s sweeping the nation could help fight epilepsy and cancer, too. Vox’s Julia Belluz separates fat from fiction. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:21:00

Can a billionaire buy the presidency?

11/26/2019
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Former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg thinks he can beat Donald Trump in 2020. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:28:07

Showdown at High Nunes

11/25/2019
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California Republican Devin Nunes spent much of the last two weeks mocking the impeachment inquiry. After allegations surfaced that he may have been involved with Ukraine, he now finds himself caught up in it. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:26:26

Ok boomer

11/22/2019
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TikTok's hottest meme is pitting the Youngs against the Olds, but the truth about this generational standoff can be found in its shades of gray. (Transcript here.)

Duration:00:25:27

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