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Today, Explained
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Puerto Rico’s power crisis

Days after Ian, most Floridians now have their power back. Weeks after Fiona, more than 100,000 Puerto Rican households and... more

04 Oct 2022 · 27 minutes
The Supreme Court is back and “even more consequential”

According to Vox’s Ian Millhiser (and no, he hasn’t forgotten they just overturned Roe). This episode was produced by Siona Peterous,... more

03 Oct 2022 · 27 minutes
Brett Favre and the Mississippi welfare fraud

An extraordinary case of fraud is unfolding in Mississippi, where a chummy cadre of nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and professional... more

30 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
The ’90s throwback no one wants

Elvedin Pasic lived through the Bosnian genocide in the early 1990s. So why is one of Bosnia’s leaders saying it... more

29 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
Europe’s looming energy crisis

Pipelines are leaking, winter is coming, and concerns over an energy crisis in Europe are growing. Vox’s Jen Kirby heads... more

28 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
Can Beto flip Texas?

Republicans have firmly held the Texas governorship since 1995. Beto O’Rourke’s campaign is both a long shot and Democrats’ best... more

27 Sep 2022 · 26 minutes
Putin’s fake elections

The Russian president is calling on reservists and holding fake referenda to legitimize his war. Washington Post reporter Mary Ilyushina... more

26 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
I wish I was a little bit taller

I wish I was a baller. I wish there was a doc who’d break my legs, I would call her. This... more

23 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
Johnson & Johnson’s “bankruptcy”

Thousands of people say Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder gave them cancer. They’re suing — but the consumer giant is... more

22 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
Pakistan wants climate reparations

After catastrophic flooding, Pakistani people are demanding better disaster management from their government. Their government wants reparations from wealthy countries. This... more

21 Sep 2022 · 27 minutes
Today, Explained
Puerto Rico’s power crisis
Today, Explained