Take a journey into the dark depths of the Australian criminal underworld with Australia’s most formidable crime reporter - John Silvester.
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Every weekday for over three decades, Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.
From the newsrooms of The Age and SMH, Please Explain gives you a daily insight into the stories that drive the nation. Please take the time to rate & review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. We love to hear your thoughts and it makes it easier for the rest of the podcast world to find us. Become a subscriber: our supporters power our newsrooms and are critical for the sustainability of news coverage. Becoming a subscriber also gets you exclusive behind-the-scenes content a ...
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A major investigation by The Age newsroom in Melbourne, Australia, into the death of Phoebe Handsjuk, who was found at the bottom of a garbage chute in a luxury apartment building.
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A show about the stuff you buy and whether it's a good deal. From discount wine to mattresses and fast fashion, we take a deeper look at consumer affairs. Hosted by Ebony Bowden, Liam Mannix and Bhakthi Puvanenthiran.
From the top TV critics at The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, an entertaining and informative weekly podcast about the shows you need to be watching - and the ones to skip.
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Your weekly guide to pop culture in Australia. Mostly the fun bits. Karl Quinn is an entertainament writer for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald; Andrew Young is a musician, DJ, pedagogue and all-round man-about-town. Together they are The Clappers, and together they present this always-on-the-pulse and frequently hilarious look at culture high and low. If it's happening in film, TV, books, galleries - and let's not forget cycling - there's a 50-50 chance it's happening on The Clappers. Mayb ...
NPR's A Martinez speaks with National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins about the surge of the highly transmissible delta variant, and concerns over breakthrough infections.By KUOW Staff
The latest coronavirus surge is ratcheting up fears about the toll, and intensifying pressure to get more people vaccinated, wearing masks and perhaps start offering booster shots.By Steve Inskeep
Entrants spend four days running 120 miles, so a bit more than a marathon per day. At night they are glamping — luxury camping with butlers, spa pools and Michelin-star chefs. The entry fee: $20,000.By KUOW Staff
The house looks normal from the outside, but there's a catch — it has no bedrooms or kitchen. The North Dallas home was originally built to be an electric switching center.By KUOW Staff
New COVID-19 cases are rising sharply in every state. A federal freeze on evictions expired over the weekend. Students start heading back to school this week, but will it be in person or remote?By Steve Inskeep
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri about what it means for families now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired, and why this means so much to her.By KUOW Staff
This week on the Real Footy podcast, Caroline Wilson, Jake Niall and Sam McClure reflect on one of the stories of the year and one in which they exclusively broke the news - the imminent departure of legendary Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson. West Coast also come under the spotlight for their poor showing in Shannon Hurn's 300th match. Support the…
Late on Friday Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced National Cabinet had agreed on a roadmap out of COVID-19 lockdowns, with greater freedoms triggered by reaching vaccine targets of 70 and 80 per cent. The million dollar question he gave no answer to was how long will it take us to get there? Senior economics correspondent Shane Wright has crun…
The U.S. women's soccer team is advancing to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics after defeating the Netherlands in a tight match that went to a penalty kick shootout.By Sarah McCammon
President Biden is encouraging federal workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face new rules over masking and testing. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Surgeon General Vivek Murthy about the rules.By KUOW Staff
Many of those views may have been involuntary. Rick-rolling, for those who don't know, is when you prank people by sending them a link to that song, disguised as something else.By KUOW Staff
Daley shared on Instagram that he knitted a cozy for his medal to keep it from getting scratched — a Union Jack on one side and a Japanese flag on the other. He says knitting helps keep him grounded.By KUOW Staff
CDC document reveals the danger of the delta variant. Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick is charged with sexually assaulting a teen. The Taliban is executing Afghans who worked with foreign troops.By KUOW Staff
As NPR marks 50 years, we're looking back at an event that changed the celebrity fundraiser: The Concert for Bangladesh, which took place on Aug. 1, 1971.By KUOW Staff
The spread of the Delta variant is renewing pressure on private employers to encourage their workers to get vaccinated. Most aren't yet because of morale, political divisions and a tight labor market.By Steve Inskeep
It’s been a huge and wonderful week in Tokyo for the Australian Olympic team, and for the rest of us back at home trying to get through various degrees of lockdown. Today on Please Explain, senior sports writer Andrew Webster joins Tory Maguire to discuss some of the lessons gained out of the first week of the Tokyo Olympics about pressure, focus a…
Michaelia Cash is known as one of the Liberal Party's most aggressive "attack dogs". But as Good Weekend's Jane Cadzow discovered when spending time with Cash in her home town of Perth, the newly-appointed Attorney-General is also a karaoke-singing, coffee-drinking workaholic who loves hugs. Cadzow and Shane Wright, The Sydney Morning Herald and Th…
The U.S. is once again the Olympic champion in women's individual all-around gymnastics. Despite the absence of the superstar Simone Biles, Sunisa Lee kept the American streak alive.By Tom Goldman
Simone Biles withdrew from the event as she continues to work through what she calls mental health challenges. Biles acknowledges suffering from a phenomenon called: the twisties.By Tom Goldman
NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware — one of the senators who helped to negotiate the infrastructure deal. The measure covers everything from bridges to broadband.By KUOW Staff
A bipartisan group of Senators worked out the details on how to pay for a massive infrastructure plan. But it faces a host of hurdles in Congress, including from members of both parties.By Sarah McCammon
Generations of viewers know Ron Popeil for pushing the Veg-O-Matic and the Pocket Fisherman — to name a few. He popularized phrases like, "But wait - there's more," and "Now how much would you pay?"By KUOW Staff
A lot of people believe, when switching to electric vehicles, they would miss the smell of gasoline. The carmaker claims gasoline ranks more popular than the smell of wine and cheese.By KUOW Staff
A bipartisan infrastructure deal clears its first hurdle. Biden is expected to announce that civilian federal employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Global warming drives extreme weather.By KUOW Staff
The U.S. Capitol has more than 200 sculptures honoring notable figures in history. But only 14 feature women. A bipartisan group of Senators is joining forces to change that.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman about her discussions with Chinese officials. She is the highest-ranking Biden administration official to visit China so far.By KUOW Staff
Weather-wise, it's been a disastrous summer. Scientists say climate change is driving deadly weather disasters around the world, as hotter temperatures produce deeper droughts and heavier rains.By Noel King
On July 4, President Biden celebrated independence from COVID-19. But he's again asking Americans to put on masks, and is talking about requiring vaccinations. What does that mean for him politically?By Sarah McCammon
Australia’s major banks are projecting up to 300,000 Sydney jobs will be lost as a result of the protracted lockdown which is now tipped to conclude at the end of August. It comes as prices for staples such as fruit, vegetables and petrol rise at double the rate of wages growth. Today on Please Explain, economics correspondent Jennifer Duke joins N…
American swimmer Katie Ledecky's legend could grow by a mile on Wednesday. She's scheduled to race in two finals, less than 90 minutes apart, with a total distance of more than a mile.By Tom Goldman
NPR's Sarah McCammon asks Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California about what committee members learned during the first hearing of the House select committee. The GOP says the hearing is partisan.By KUOW Staff
The House committee looking into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is already looking toward its next hearing, after an emotional day of testimony from police on Tuesday.By Sarah McCammon
Reza Baluchi built the contraption intending to walk on water from Florida to New York. But his trip was cut short after he realized he was missing some crucial gear — including charging cables.By KUOW Staff
Tom Hanks has been using the Airstream trailer on movie sets since the '90s. The trailer, up for auction at Bonhams, is valued at up to $250,000.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Noel King talks Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner and a Pfizer board member, about the CDC's recommendation that fully vaccinated individuals now wear masks indoors.By KUOW Staff
Pedro Castillo is a former teacher and son of farmers, who narrowly beat his right-wing rival. His election, some say, may herald change across the region.By Philip Reeves
Vatican prosecutors accuse a once-powerful cardinal, as well as nine other people, with defrauding the Holy See of millions of dollars. Their trial started this week after a two-year investigation.By Sylvia Poggioli