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Fury Road: Minnesota, Infrastructure, and Scream Science

April 15, 2021 - 32:36
First up: To help understand all of this week’s COVID headlines – including big news about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine – we phoned up...

Soundtrack to the Summer

April 8, 2021 - 29:02
First up: We’ve got this week’s biggest headlines, from progress towards a new Iran nuclear deal to border clashes in Northern Ireland...

Trials and Tribulations: Minneapolis, Myanmar, and Amazon

April 1, 2021 - 31:57
First up: Derek Chauvin’s trial began this week. He’s the former police officer accused of killing George Floyd. We’re taking a look at...

About The Show

“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 Thursday evening.

More Episodes

Fury Road: Minnesota, Infrastructure, and Scream Science

April 15, 2021 - 32:36
First up: To help understand all of this week’s COVID headlines – including big news about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine – we phoned up...

Soundtrack to the Summer

April 8, 2021 - 29:02
First up: We’ve got this week’s biggest headlines, from progress towards a new Iran nuclear deal to border clashes in Northern Ireland...

Trials and Tribulations: Minneapolis, Myanmar, and Amazon

April 1, 2021 - 31:57
First up: Derek Chauvin’s trial began this week. He’s the former police officer accused of killing George Floyd. We’re taking a look at...

This Is Us Trying: Gun Reform, Reparations, Grounded Ships

March 25, 2021 - 31:03
First up: Less than a week after a mass shooting in Atlanta, there was another massacre – this time in Colorado. We’re diving in to look...

This Could Be Anywhere in the World

March 18, 2021 - 30:10
First up: We’ve got the context on this week’s deadly shootings around Atlanta, where a lone gunman murdered 8 people — 6 of them of...

Looking Back, Springing Forward, and Hitting Up Obama

March 11, 2021 - 35:57
First up: Today, President Biden signed a long-awaited stimulus bill. We’ll break down three of the biggest wishes he granted and look...