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The Law of the Land: Previewing the Supreme Court’s Big Year Ahead

October 11, 2019
The Supreme Court got back to work this week for a potentially historic term. The court’s reinforced conservative majority is expected...

Not Done Yet: Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Climate Activism, Long Commutes

October 10, 2019
Turkey launched an attack on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria this week, bringing violence to a region where thousands of ISIS...

Power Struggles: Trump vs. Congress, Fighting Fires, Lithium Batteries

October 9, 2019
The White House’s refusal to cooperate with an impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives is setting the stage for a...

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In today’s world, context is clarity. "Skimm This" breaks down the most important stories of the day and explains why they matter. All in 10 minutes. Every Monday through Friday. All at 5PM.

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The Law of the Land: Previewing the Supreme Court’s Big Year Ahead

October 11, 2019
The Supreme Court got back to work this week for a potentially historic term. The court’s reinforced conservative majority is expected...

Not Done Yet: Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Climate Activism, Long Commutes

October 10, 2019
Turkey launched an attack on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria this week, bringing violence to a region where thousands of ISIS...

Power Struggles: Trump vs. Congress, Fighting Fires, Lithium Batteries

October 9, 2019
The White House’s refusal to cooperate with an impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives is setting the stage for a...

On Watch: Chinese Surveillance Companies, Discrimination, The Cosmos

October 8, 2019
The US government is taking names. The Commerce Department says its adding 28 Chinese companies to a trade blacklist. We’ll connect the...

Ready for Battle: Turkey in Syria, Trump's Taxes, Red Blood Cells

October 7, 2019
Democrats and Republicans are speaking out against the surprising pullback of US troops from northern Syria, saying the Kurdish forces...

Unmasked: Ukraine Texts, Hong Kong Protesters, and Dino Bones

October 4, 2019
The former US special envoy to Ukraine has handed over some of his texts as evidence in the House’s impeachment inquiry into President...