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Gym, Class...COVID test?: How Colleges Are Getting Students Back To Class

August 7, 2020 - 17:43
It’s August. Which usually means college students are heading back for the fall semester. But this year, back-to-school tailgates and...

Escalation Nation: Federal Troops in Portland Have Other Cities on Edge

July 31, 2020 - 20:31
At the start of July, in an effort to protect federal monuments and buildings, President Trump started deploying federal agents to...

Against The Clock: What A New Stimulus Package Could Mean For You

July 24, 2020 - 17:02
Congress is back in session. And the major topic up for discussion: another economic stimulus package. Some big deadlines are coming up...

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“Skimm This” is a weekly news program that breaks down important stories from the past week and adds context and clarity to answer the questions on your mind. Every Friday morning.

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Gym, Class...COVID test?: How Colleges Are Getting Students Back To Class

August 7, 2020 - 17:43
It’s August. Which usually means college students are heading back for the fall semester. But this year, back-to-school tailgates and...

Escalation Nation: Federal Troops in Portland Have Other Cities on Edge

July 31, 2020 - 20:31
At the start of July, in an effort to protect federal monuments and buildings, President Trump started deploying federal agents to...

Against The Clock: What A New Stimulus Package Could Mean For You

July 24, 2020 - 17:02
Congress is back in session. And the major topic up for discussion: another economic stimulus package. Some big deadlines are coming up...

Varsity Blues: Why Everyone’s Talking About 'Back to School'

July 17, 2020 - 18:35
Even though it's the middle of summer, all eyes are on the fall. Specifically, how schools are supposed to reopen in the middle of a...

“In The Bubble”: How COVID-19 is Changing Sports

July 10, 2020 - 29:56
Now that you’ve made it through your Netflix queue, you might be wondering when sports are coming back. After sports leagues postponed...

Voting From Home: How COVID-19 is Changing The Vote

July 3, 2020 - 21:59
In some states, primary voting during COVID-19 has been off to a rocky start. Long lines and crowds at the polls aren’t great for social...