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Today, Explained
Today, Explained

Today, Explained is Vox's daily news explainer podcast. Hosts Sean Rameswaram and Noel King will guide you through the most important stories of the day. Part of the... more

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The politics of IVF

A theologian explains why he agrees with Alabama’s Supreme Court ruling that embryos are children. A conservative pollster explains why... more

29 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
“Make Argentina Great Again!”

US inflation feels bad until you look at Argentina’s, which is breaking 200 percent. Today, Explained’s Sean Rameswaram reports from... more

28 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
The protest vote against Biden

Michigan’s primary today will test President Biden’s viability with Muslim voters amid the war in Gaza. One Arab American leader... more

27 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
What Ozempic can't fix

Fat women make less money than thin women and get fewer raises and promotions. It’s going to take more than... more

26 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
The Ozempic economy

The weight loss drug is so profitable that its parent company, Danish health care giant Novo Nordisk, is propping up... more

23 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
Fight at the Museum

New federal regulations are forcing museums across the United States to take down, cover up, or close their exhibits. ProPublica... more

22 Feb 2024 · 26 minutes
Florida man owes half a billion

Former President Donald Trump has now lost back-to-back civil trials in New York. Reporter Andrea Bernstein says it’s a big... more

21 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
The Panama Canal is drying up

A drought has dramatically reduced the Panama Canal’s capacity, leading to higher costs and big delays for US-bound goods. Reporter... more

20 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
What dies with Alexei Navalny?

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 47, has died in an Arctic prison. The Guardian’s Luke Harding explains the life and... more

16 Feb 2024 · 26 minutes
Rafah, the last “safe” zone

Palestinians are trapped in Rafah, Gaza’s southernmost city, where about 1.5 million people have sought refuge. After bombings this weekend,... more

15 Feb 2024 · 26 minutes
Today, Explained
The politics of IVF
Today, Explained