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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer co-hosted by Sean Rameswaram and Noel King. Every episode features the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.


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4.4 out of 5 stars from 10.1k ratings
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    The stories in this show are engaging and interesting, as well as well researched and well told. The biggest downfall is the mixing is TERRIBLE. the music is sooo bad, cheesy and too loud. It distracts from the stories immensely. Whoever picks the music should be fired. Terrible taste.

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