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One of the three officers who shot at Breonna Taylor’s apartment was indicted ... for endangering her neighbors. Tessa Duvall from the Louisville Courier-Journal explains. And Vox’s Fabiola Cineas says the ruling isn’t surprising.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The 19th Amendment’s centenary is today, but the fight for universal suffrage in the United States continues.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
There hasn’t been an arrest in the case in the three months since police shot and killed Taylor in her home in Louisville, Kentucky. But now the “Justice for Breonna” movement has the potential to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Arthur Longworth calls Sean from Washington State Reformatory to explain what it's like to serve a life sentence at a prison where the coronavirus is spreading. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
One coronavirus. Two cruise ships. Lots of mistakes. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The vast majority of our plastic isn’t being recycled. It might be time to consider lighting it on fire. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
A weekend of protests, violence, and enmity in DC revealed what Donald Trump has planned post-presidency.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Infighting among Republican lawmakers reached a breaking point this week. The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins explains why and the tough road ahead for the GOP.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Melbourne, Australia, had a first wave. Then it had a second wave. Then it decided it was done with Covid-19.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Millions of women left the workforce as Covid-19 forced school closures, but that doesn’t mean they have less on their plates. Is government-funded child care the answer?Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In the third of our five-part series, Vox’s Andrew Prokop says there’s one key takeaway from the Mueller investigation and impeachment: Trump will do anything to win an election.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Even if Democrats win the White House, take the Senate, and hold the House, most of their legislation could be doomed because of the filibuster. Vox’s Ezra Klein says it’s filibusted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A forgotten protest movement in a seaside Florida town helped end legal segregation in the United States. Vox’s Ranjani Chakraborty explains.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A chief political rival of Vladimir Putin has been poisoned in what Foreign Policy’s Amy MacKinnon says is a watershed moment for Russia.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jacob Blake was shot in the back multiple times by police and the protests escalated all the way to the NBA. Gina Barton, investigative reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, explains.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The longtime leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is facing nationwide protests and accusations that he stole Sunday’s election. His opponent, a 37-year-old homemaker who entered the race in place of her imprisoned husband, has fled the country.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
President Trump is threatening to ban TikTok, but Microsoft might be able to stop the clock. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The state saw Covid-19 coming. It still became an outbreak epicenter. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A worsening pandemic. A poll worker shortage. A hobbled postal service. Russian hacking. Donald Trump. Vox’s Ella Nilsen explains the many obstacles facing the United States as Election Day nears. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The leaders of Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google testified before Congress on Wednesday in what The Verge’s Casey Newton says might have been the most important Webex in human history.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Some people walk away from Covid-19 feeling fine. Others are dealing with a long list of lingering health issues.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In Bethel, Ohio, a Black Lives Matter rally became a standoff between armed bikers and peaceful protesters. BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen explains. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joe Biden is tacking to the left and embracing a historic climate plan. Vox’s David Roberts explains whether it stands a chance. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The most popular host in the history of cable news returned from a week-long vacation after his head writer was exposed as a raging bigot. The Washington Post’s Erik Wemple explains why the scandal won’t stick. Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
California once looked like an example of how to handle the pandemic. Now it’s a warning for other states looking to reopen.Transcript at vox.com/todayexplained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Podcast Details

Created by
Vox
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Feb 19th, 2018
Latest Episode
Jan 15th, 2021
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
735
Avg. Episode Length
23 minutes
Explicit
Yes
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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