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Done Talking: North Korea, Greenland, and Superdeep Diamonds

August 16, 2019
Today North Korea called off peace talks with South Korea and launched its sixth missile test in a month. We’ll examine when and why...

Keeping Track: Lead in the Water, Israel Visit Ban, and Greta Thunberg

August 15, 2019
Thousands of residents in Newark, NJ are grappling with a growing crisis over lead in drinking water. Officials are handing out bottled...

Huddled Masses: Green Cards, Abuse Victims, and Berlin Bees

August 14, 2019
The Trump administration is changing immigration rules to make it more difficult for welfare recipients to obtain green cards. We’ll...

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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.

More Episodes

Done Talking: North Korea, Greenland, and Superdeep Diamonds

August 16, 2019
Today North Korea called off peace talks with South Korea and launched its sixth missile test in a month. We’ll examine when and why...

Keeping Track: Lead in the Water, Israel Visit Ban, and Greta Thunberg

August 15, 2019
Thousands of residents in Newark, NJ are grappling with a growing crisis over lead in drinking water. Officials are handing out bottled...

Huddled Masses: Green Cards, Abuse Victims, and Berlin Bees

August 14, 2019
The Trump administration is changing immigration rules to make it more difficult for welfare recipients to obtain green cards. We’ll...

Grounded: Hong Kong Protests, Cracker Plants, and Chlamydia Vaccine

August 13, 2019
Protesters and riot police clashed at Hong Kong’s International Airport today in ongoing demonstrations against the government. We’ll...

Burning Questions: Jeffrey Epstein, Russian Missiles, Endangered Species

August 12, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide has left his accusers and the public demanding answers about why he was removed from suicide watch....

SPECIAL EPISODE: A Deep Dive Into Deepfakes

August 9, 2019
Imagine a computer downloading footage or photos of you from the internet and using them to create a video of you saying something...