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History Rhymes: the US and Iran, Flint, and Father’s Day

June 14, 2019
There were explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week. The US is pointing the finger at Iran, who’s saying ‘not us.’...

Fake It Till You Make It: Russia Probe Inquiry, ‘Deepfakes’, and Dads

June 13, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller dropped the mic a couple weeks ago, but Washington still has some unfinished business with the Russia...

Waving Flags: Hong Kong Protests, Executive Privilege, and Pulse

June 12, 2019
There were massive protests in Hong Kong today over a bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to mainland China. Hong Kong is...

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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

History Rhymes: the US and Iran, Flint, and Father’s Day

June 14, 2019
There were explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week. The US is pointing the finger at Iran, who’s saying ‘not us.’...

Fake It Till You Make It: Russia Probe Inquiry, ‘Deepfakes’, and Dads

June 13, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller dropped the mic a couple weeks ago, but Washington still has some unfinished business with the Russia...

Waving Flags: Hong Kong Protests, Executive Privilege, and Pulse

June 12, 2019
There were massive protests in Hong Kong today over a bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to mainland China. Hong Kong is...

Game Time: ‘Safe Third Country’, Iowa, and Kickoff

June 11, 2019
The US and Mexico struck a deal on immigration before President Trump could impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. But now, Trump is...

Everything's Goin' My Way: Mueller Report, Health Care, and Ali Stroker

June 10, 2019
This week, lawmakers in Congress are nose-deep in a page-turner: the Mueller Report. Mueller’s not talking … but Dems are hearing from...

Flip it and Reverse it: Emissions Rules, Robocallers, and the Women’s World Cup

June 7, 2019
Major automakers wrote a letter to two of their pen pals: President Trump and CA Gov. Gavin Newsom. They’re asking them to, pretty...