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The Kia Boyz are coming for your car

Turns out Kias and Hyundais are easy to steal. Teens are taking advantage, and putting it all on TikTok. This episode... more

30 May 2023 · 25 minutes
Hot and bothered

The FDA approved a game-changing drug to treat hot flashes, a symptom of menopause. Health writer Jancee Dunn talks about... more

26 May 2023 · 26 minutes
He's Ronning

NBC’s Matt Dixon explains how Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to Make America Florida. Vox’s Andrew Prokop spells out how the... more

25 May 2023 · 26 minutes
A cancer vaccine?

Dr. Vinod Balachandran explains how he and his colleagues successfully treated pancreatic cancer with bespoke mRNA vaccines. Science journalist Charles... more

24 May 2023 · 26 minutes
How wellness killed Jenny Craig

The diet company is shutting down. Bloomberg’s Emma Court explains how Jenny Craig’s strategy — heavy on celebrity endorsements and... more

23 May 2023 · 26 minutes
The rehabilitation of Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad became a regional pariah after brutal crackdowns on his own citizens. But on Friday, the most... more

22 May 2023 · 26 minutes
Parking is a lot

In our quest to accommodate parked cars, we’ve paved over downtowns, polluted the planet, and made it near impossible to... more

19 May 2023 · 25 minutes
Kevin McCarthy wants you to get a job

With the debt ceiling deadline approaching, Republicans want to expand rules that require welfare recipients to work. Vox’s Dylan Scott... more

18 May 2023 · 26 minutes
The most important election of 2023

After 21 years of leading Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a global political giant. But a crumbling Turkish economy and... more

17 May 2023 · 26 minutes
The new border crisis

Title 42, a Covid-era policy that included strict limits on migration into the US from Mexico, has expired. El Paso... more

16 May 2023 · 26 minutes
Today, Explained
The Kia Boyz are coming for your car
Today, Explained