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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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    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

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.

    Unexplainable

    Unexplainable

    Scientists all over the world are searching for dark matter: an invisible, untouchable substance that holds our universe together. But they haven’t found it. Are they chasing a ghost?
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 32 min
    Withdrawing won’t end the war

    Withdrawing won’t end the war

    With two months left in the Trump presidency, the US is reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan in an attempt to end America's longest war. But Biden will still inherit the conflict.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 23 min
    All the mall things

    All the mall things

    Retail was struggling. Then came the virus. Recode’s Jason Del Rey explains how the American mall will never be the same, and how the machines might save retail.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 23 min
    The peacemaker’s civil war

    The peacemaker’s civil war

    An ethnic conflict in Ethiopia has thrown the Horn of Africa into disarray and could upset order on the continent.
    Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.
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    • 21 min
    Badlands

    Badlands

    Covid-19 is surging across the United States, just in time for cold weather and major holidays. North Dakota is doing particularly badly. Vermont may offer hope.
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    • 23 min
    America said yes to drugs

    America said yes to drugs

    Oregon decriminalized all drugs. Red states and blue states are doing the same with weed. It’s the culmination of a failed drug war.
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    • 26 min

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