Questionable: Ceasefire, Drone Deliveries, the ‘World’ Series

Questionable: Ceasefire, Drone Deliveries, the ‘World’ Series

Skimm This - October 22, 2019 - 12:02

After five days, the ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria has come to an end. As the clock ran down, the Kurds said they had moved away from the border as promised, while Turkey’s president flew to Russia to strike a new deal. We’ll explain how the power dynamics in the region are starting to shift. Meanwhile, CVS and UPS are the latest companies to get into the drone delivery game. The future could be landing on your front porch soon. Also on today’s show: the origins of the World Series, and one emperor’s new groove.

Previous Episode

Making Changes: Canadian Elections, Opioid Settlement, and Floppy Disks

October 21, 2019 - 13:28
It’s Election Day in Canada, and polls are showing a virtual tie between the two biggest parties. We’ll connect the dots between the...

Next Episode

Turn Around: Facebook Updates, Teachers Strike, Bird Alerts

October 23, 2019 - 12:27
It’s October 23rd. Today, we Skimm’d This: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has been in the news a lot recently, and today he was in...

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 Friday morning.