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A daily Global News podcast released every afternoon just in time for your commute home. The world moves way too fast and it’s easy to fall behind the news cycle. Host Tamara Khandaker takes you beyond the headlines to reveal the full story, explore new angles, ask tough questions, and talk directly to the people most affected by the big stories.

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A daily Global News podcast released every afternoon just in time for your commute home. The world moves way too fast and it’s easy to fall behind the news cycle. Host Tamara Khandaker takes you beyond the headlines to reveal the full story, explore new angles, ask tough questions, and talk directly to the people most affected by the big stories.

    How Kobe Bryant will be remembered

    How Kobe Bryant will be remembered

    On Sunday, basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others. The sudden death of Bryant has shaken the basketball world — as he served as an inspiration for generations of players. But talking about Bryant’s life also means grappling with the disturbing 2003 allegation of sexual assault against him. Today, host Tamara Khandaker sits down with sports writer Vivek Jacob to talk about Bryant’s legacy and how he'll be remembered.

    • 26 min
    How we became digital hoarders and why it’s time to purge

    How we became digital hoarders and why it’s time to purge

    It’s never been easier to store your digital data — services like Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive and physical hard drives have made it easy for us to keep endless amounts of data. Toronto-based writer Matthew Braga recently confronted our digital hoarding obsession in a piece in the Globe and Mail. On today’s show, Matt talks about how unruly our digital footprints have become and what we can do about it.

    • 21 min
    How a Canadian neo-Nazi fled to the US to allegedly plot a race war

    How a Canadian neo-Nazi fled to the US to allegedly plot a race war

    Last year, Winnipeg Free Press reporter Ryan Thorpe went undercover and published an exposé on Patrik Mathews, a former Canadian army reservist who had been recruiting people to joint an extremist Neo-Nazi group called The Base. Now, Mathews has been arrested by the FBI as part of an elaborate investigation into the group. Ryan Thorpe is on the show again to explain the case against Mathews and the dangers of The Base.

    • 23 min
    Is the new coronavirus outbreak the next SARS?

    Is the new coronavirus outbreak the next SARS?

    A deadly new coronavirus from China has killed 17 people and infected hundreds more. Is this the new SARS? Dr. William Schaffner, a professor of preventative medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University, tells us everything we need to know and whether we’re equipped to deal with a global pandemic.

    • 23 min
    Meng Wanzhou's extradition and the future of Canada - China relations

    Meng Wanzhou's extradition and the future of Canada - China relations

    The first phase of the extradition proceedings against Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou begins this week in Vancouver. The case itself is complicated and there's a lot at stake for Canada-China relations. We’re joined by political scientist Yves Tiberghien from the University of British Columbia to discuss the case and the geopolitics around it.

    • 24 min
    Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins

    Donald Trump’s impeachment trial begins

    The impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump is beginning this week in the Senate. Global’s Washington bureau chief Jackson Proskow breaks down who the key players are and what we can expect during the proceeding that could go on for weeks.

    • 22 min

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