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Today, Explained
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The shooters were 18

Writer and parent Joanna Schroeder wrote a guide for parents about what to look out for and how to intervene. This... more

27 May 2022 · 25 minutes

Good news: Epidemiologists don’t think monkeypox will be as bad as Covid-19. Bad news: We stopped vaccinating people against this... more

26 May 2022 · 27 minutes
How to not give up on guns

Vox’s Marin Cogan, who lived through a school shooting herself, explains why she hasn’t given up on a solution to... more

25 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Why the internet hates Amber Heard

It’s not just Johnny Depp’s fans — it’s Amber Heard’s anti-fans, too. The Atlantic's Kaitlyn Tiffany explains the Depp-ressing social... more

24 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Finland and Sweden have entered the chat

Their admission to NATO would further isolate Russia, leaving it the only Arctic country outside the alliance. This episode was produced... more

23 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Why the right is thirsty for Hungary

The Conservative Political Action Conference, which is like Republican Coachella, is usually held stateside, but this week it's throwing a... more

20 May 2022 · 27 minutes
So I elected an autocrat

Noel King traveled to Hungary to talk to people who voted for Viktor Orbán, people being persecuted by his government,... more

19 May 2022 · 27 minutes
How to lose a democracy in 10,000 days

The same man who helped usher in democracy in Hungary is the one who’s chipping away at it now. American... more

18 May 2022 · 25 minutes
Formula None

Millions of US parents are struggling to feed their infants due to a nationwide shortage of baby formula. This episode was... more

17 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Dr. Oz and the celebrity politician

This week Pennsylvania voters decide whether to give Dr. Oz a shot at the US Senate. To mark the occasion,... more

16 May 2022 · 27 minutes
Today, Explained
The shooters were 18
Today, Explained