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What yesterday's primaries tell us about November

The closely watched GOP primary in Pennsylvania is still too close to call this morning. And in North Carolina incumbent representative Madison Cawthorn is out for the 11th district. Those are two of the top headlines from last night's primaries, which were also held in Idaho, Kentucky, and Oregon.

  • Plus, the push for answers about the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
  • And, the case for letting our lawns grow wild

Guests: Axios' Mike Allen and Barak Ravid

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 17, 2022 - Podcasts

How to end the live streaming of mass murder

The deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York this weekend was live streaming on Twitch for two minutes before it was taken down. But the video of the shooting was easy to re-upload on multiple platforms, and has now been watched millions of times. The gunman said that the ability to live stream was part of his motivation to commit the crime. Should tech companies step up?

  • Plus, answers to your lingering questions about Roe v. Wade and its future.
  • And, a fix on the horizon for the infant formula shortage.

Guests: Axios' Ina Fried; Shefali Luthra, health reporter for The 19th

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 16, 2022 - Podcasts

The racist conspiracy theory cited by the Buffalo shooter

A retired police officer, grocery store employees, and customers were among the ten people killed in a mass shooting Saturday in Buffalo, New York. It is the deadliest American mass shooting so far this year. The suspect, an 18-year-old white man, allegedly published a 180-page document that laid out specific plans to attack Black people and repeatedly cited the so-called “great replacement” theory.

  • Plus, Finland and Sweden look to join NATO.
  • And, a moment of joy for Ukraine courtesy of pop music.

Guests: Axios' Russell Contreras and Hans Nichols.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 13, 2022 - Podcasts

The GOP-MAGA split

Former president Donald Trump isn’t on any ballot in 2022 but he’s already been a central figure, with his endorsements shifting major races. Meanwhile, GOP leadership is panicking over a possible win for a so-called “ultra-MAGA” senate primary candidate in Pennsylvania — who could endanger efforts for Republicans to take back the Senate in November.

  • Plus, what science says could be the best exercise for your body.
  • And, the first image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy.

Guests: Axios' Mike Allen and Erica Pandey

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 12, 2022 - Podcasts

The desperate nationwide hunt for baby formula

Parents are scrambling to find baby formula amid a shortage that’s growing into a full-blown crisis. Retailers across the country are reporting about 40% of their baby formula is out of stock, due to supply chain issues and a recent recall of certain products.

  • Plus, primary voters in Arkansas face controversial new laws
  • And, a new report says hundreds of children died at Native American boarding schools

Guests: Axios' Nathan Bomey and Worth Sparkman.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 11, 2022 - Podcasts

Why millions of Americans could soon lose healthcare coverage

As many as 14 million Americans on Medicaid could lose their coverage when the pandemic public health emergency expires. The declaration – and the temporary reforms it allowed for – are set to end on July 15th, if the Biden administration doesn’t extend them. This could result in a historic jump in the U.S. uninsured rate.

  • Plus, improving location accuracy on wireless 911 calls.
  • And, a new record for gas prices.

Guests: Axios' Adriel Bettelheim and Margaret Harding McGill.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 10, 2022 - Podcasts

The stock market’s wild ride

The stock market has been going through a lot in the past two weeks: wild swings just in the past seven days, including yesterday with a Wall Street free fall. What does all this uncertainty tell us about the broader economy?

  • Plus, history endangered by wildfires in the Southwest.
  • And, if you would like to send Victor Butler a birthday card, you can mail it to: Victor W. Butler, C/O Gary Butler; P.O. box. 3523 Cranston, RI 02910

Guests: Axios' Felix Salmon and Russell Contreras.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 9, 2022 - Podcasts

Treating a disease we can't define

As we learn more about treatment for long COVID, clinics have been opening up around the country specifically for these patients. But demand is outpacing supply for this kind of care.

  • Plus, the next – and mysterious – phase of the pandemic.
  • And, Western allies make more moves to support Ukraine.

Guests: Axios' Tina Reed, Chelsea Cirruzzo, and Zach Basu.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 6, 2022 - Podcasts

How do Americans really feel about abortion?

That’s a question we’ve wanted to answer since the leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion on Roe v. Wade. We look into the data on U.S. opinions about abortion rights.

  • Plus, COVID has changed how we design our homes

Guests: Gallup's Director of U.S. Social Research Lydia Saad, Axios' Margaret Talev and Jennifer Kingson.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 5, 2022 - Podcasts

Abortion providers prepare for a post-Roe v. Wade world

Abortion clinics, especially in red states, are bracing for the impact of a likely Roe v. Wade reversal. Many clinics fear their abortion providers will leave to protect themselves.

  • Plus, interest rates are going up.
  • And, a new law that could help close the gender pay gap.

Guests: Axios' Oriana Gonzalez and Emily Peck.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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