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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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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.

    “I can’t breathe.” Again.

    “I can’t breathe.” Again.

    The former police officer who killed George Floyd has been charged with murder. But Floyd’s case is just one of many recent incidents of police brutality in Minneapolis. The Marshall Project’s Simone Weichselbaum explains why police reform hasn’t worked in the city. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 20 min
    100,000 is an undercount

    100,000 is an undercount

    It could take years for all the Covid-19 deaths to be counted properly. Vox’s Matthew Yglesias explains why the Trump administration is pushing for an undercount. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 20 min
    "First Hong Kong, then the world"

    "First Hong Kong, then the world"

    While most of the world was distracted by the pandemic, China unveiled a law to strip Hong Kong of its autonomy, setting off a new wave of protests in the city. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 18 min
    One giant leap for SpaceX

    One giant leap for SpaceX

    For the first time in almost a decade, an American rocket is launching people into space. The Verge’s Loren Grush explains why the launch could fundamentally alter the future of spaceflight. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 21 min
    Today, Explained: Greatest Hits

    Today, Explained: Greatest Hits

    You asked. We answered. Sean and Noam break down all the original songs in Today, Explained's back catalog. Today, Explained: Greatest Hits is now streaming everywhere!
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 28 min
    Blame WHO?

    Blame WHO?

    President Trump would like to.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 22 min

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