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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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America’s shellfish behavior

Americans consume more shrimp than salmon and tuna combined. But where’s it all coming from? Listen to this episode of... more

27 May 2024 · 25 minutes
How to steal a team

The billionaire owner of the Oakland A’s is trying to move his team to Vegas, and he wants public money... more

24 May 2024 · 26 minutes
Red Lobster’s bankrupt-sea

The seafood chain found itself deep in the red after a disastrous unlimited shrimp promotion. Wall Street Journal restaurant reporter... more

23 May 2024 · 25 minutes
The AI hype machine

Big Tech companies have rolled out a new batch of AI-powered products, improving upon what came before. But as Wired's... more

22 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Weed did it, Joe

The federal government has moved to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous controlled substance. Politico cannabis policy reporter Natalie Fertig... more

21 May 2024 · 26 minutes
Is Russia winning now?

It sure seems like it. The Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Luxmoore reports from Ukraine on why $60 billion of your... more

20 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Amazon’s garbage book factory

Vox senior correspondent Constance Grady went inside the seedy underbelly of online self-publishing and lived to tell the tale. This episode... more

17 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Cicada time

The last time these exact cicada broods emerged from the ground at the same time, Thomas Jefferson was president. The... more

16 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Florida man’s unhushed money

The hush money trial has exposed the ecosystem that once protected former president Donald Trump. Journalist Andrea Bernstein tells us... more

15 May 2024 · 25 minutes
What fixes medical debt

It's gotten so bad in America, people are crowdfunding their doctor bills. Vox's Dylan Scott and associate professor Nora Kenworthy... more

14 May 2024 · 25 minutes
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America’s shellfish behavior
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