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Apple News In Conversation with Shumita Basu brings you interviews with some of the world’s best journalists and experts about the stories that impact our lives. Join us every week as we go behind the headlines.

Episode Date
How a financial-advice columnist got scammed out of $50,000
Apr 11, 2024
Rebroadcast: Tom Hanks on what it takes to make a movie
Apr 04, 2024
The U.S. political system is broken. Here are five ideas to fix it.
Mar 28, 2024
Who’s better for the economy — Biden or Trump?
Mar 21, 2024
Not sure what’s real or fake online? Here are some tips.
Mar 14, 2024
Everything you need to know about Trump’s four criminal trials
Mar 07, 2024
Could Biden drop out of the race? Can Trump run if he’s convicted? Your 2024 election questions, answered.
Feb 29, 2024
The WNBA is building something — and it’s not just the women’s version of the NBA
Feb 22, 2024
Former elite gymnast Maggie Nichols speaks out about Larry Nassar’s abuse
Feb 15, 2024
Why America is obsessed with the NFL
Feb 09, 2024
College sports are a multibillion-dollar business. Why aren’t athletes getting a cut?
Feb 01, 2024
Inside the mind of one of the New Yorker’s most iconic cartoonists
Jan 25, 2024
“There is a government cover-up around UFOs. It’s just not the one that you think.”
Jan 18, 2024
How the evangelical church became so political, according to a pastor’s son
Jan 11, 2024
Esther Perel on the real reasons couples fight
Jan 04, 2024
Rebroadcast: Your brain is hardwired to resist change. Here’s how to retrain it.
Dec 28, 2023
Rebroadcast: ‘The Office’ star Rainn Wilson on how to let go of resentment and find happiness
Dec 21, 2023
How to unlock your family’s history
Dec 14, 2023
A guide to smarter, more ethical shopping this holiday season
Dec 07, 2023
Rachel Maddow on America’s history of fighting fascism
Nov 30, 2023
Rebroadcast: Why relationships fall apart over dirty dishes — and how to avoid the trap
Nov 23, 2023
What a former astronaut says TV gets right and wrong about space
Nov 16, 2023
“It’s intolerable”: the New Yorker’s David Remnick on the Israel-Hamas war
Nov 09, 2023
How facial-recognition technology is upending privacy as we know it
Nov 02, 2023
Marriage, murder, betrayal: the true story behind ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’
Oct 26, 2023
The realities of living in the Palestinian territories
Oct 19, 2023
A guide to help you understand the Israel-Hamas war
Oct 13, 2023
America loves the AR-15. Here’s how that happened.
Oct 05, 2023
The secret to finding joy in running
Sep 28, 2023
Elon Musk’s biographer on two years of shadowing the tech billionaire
Sep 21, 2023
Why so many American kids are struggling to learn how to read — and how to fix that
Sep 14, 2023
Her family had always kept her aunt a secret. She set out to uncover the truth.
Sep 07, 2023
Think Again: The signs that you’re ready to retire
Aug 31, 2023
Think Again: What losing family taught Anderson Cooper about grief and gratitude
Aug 24, 2023
Think Again: Why people lose themselves in parenthood — and how to reclaim your sense of self
Aug 17, 2023
Think Again: The most confusing years of your life — and strategies to get through them
Aug 10, 2023
Think Again: Your brain is hardwired to resist change. Here’s how to retrain it.
Aug 03, 2023
Sneak Peek: Life’s big transitions, reimagined
Aug 01, 2023
The dangers of extreme heat — for our health and our planet
Jul 27, 2023
Rebecca Lowe can’t believe how far women’s soccer has come
Jul 20, 2023
Tom Hanks on what it takes to make a movie
Jul 13, 2023
Playing Dwight on ‘The Office’ didn’t make Rainn Wilson happy. Here’s how he’s seeking real joy.
Jul 06, 2023
Rebroadcast: The real problem with elite-college admissions
Jun 29, 2023
Enduring advice for this year’s graduating class (and nongraduates too)
Jun 22, 2023
Writer Samantha Irby makes the case for enjoying frivolous things
Jun 15, 2023
His father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. He went looking for answers.
Jun 08, 2023
What you should know before buying an EV
Jun 01, 2023
Rebroadcast: Malcolm Gladwell on why changing your mind can be so difficult
May 25, 2023
How unreported gifts and luxury travel are harming the Supreme Court’s legitimacy
May 18, 2023
The secrets our government keeps from us — and why
May 11, 2023
What makes a murderer? These investigators might have the answer.
May 04, 2023
What a top couples therapist wishes more people knew
Apr 27, 2023
Why Sienna Miller and Scott Z. Burns made a climate-catastrophe show
Apr 20, 2023
What Fox News insiders are saying as the network faces a landmark trial
Apr 13, 2023
Why we don’t take postpartum mental health seriously enough — and what that means for new parents
Apr 06, 2023
Why there’s so much poverty in America — and what you can do about it
Mar 30, 2023
What A.I. will make better — and much, much worse
Mar 23, 2023
Havana syndrome looks very real on brain scans. Why is it still a mystery to the U.S. government?
Mar 16, 2023
Inside the most shocking moments in Oscar history
Mar 11, 2023
After a reporter’s killing, journalists came together to finish his last investigation
Mar 04, 2023
How new weight-loss drugs are changing conversations about obesity
Feb 25, 2023
Why the economy is so weird right now
Feb 18, 2023
Money ruins marriages. It doesn’t have to.
Feb 11, 2023
The deadliest wave of the fentanyl crisis is here. Why aren’t we doing more to stop it?
Feb 04, 2023
The real problem with elite-college admissions
Jan 28, 2023
They thought their crimes were untraceable. Then their dark-web empire collapsed.
Jan 21, 2023
Inside one of the NFL’s most stunning failures
Jan 14, 2023
The signs that you’re ready to retire
Jan 07, 2023
Rebroadcast: The health and wellness myths almost everyone falls for
Dec 31, 2022
Rebroadcast: She teaches Yale’s famous class about the science of happiness. Here’s what she’s learned.
Dec 24, 2022
Microplastics are everywhere. Here’s what that means for your health.
Dec 17, 2022
Nobel Peace Prize–winning journalist Maria Ressa on how to stand up to a dictator
Dec 10, 2022
A growing scientific field saves lives. It’s also rife with controversy.
Dec 03, 2022
Traveling for the holidays? Here’s what to know before your next flight
Nov 22, 2022
Introducing ‘After the Whistle,’ a podcast all about the World Cup
Nov 19, 2022
What the lottery reveals about the American dream
Nov 12, 2022
Which party will control Congress? Three experts weigh in.
Nov 05, 2022
Something is deeply broken in American news. Can it be fixed?
Oct 29, 2022
What happened to Mahsa Amini: Inside Iran’s extraordinary uprising
Oct 22, 2022
What will happen if Trump returns to the White House? This book offers clues.
Oct 15, 2022
Does the TSA actually keep anyone safe?
Oct 08, 2022
Inside Nina Totenberg’s Supreme Court career — and powerful friendship with RBG
Oct 01, 2022
How the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders transformed sports
Sep 24, 2022
How America bungled COVID school closures — and failed to put children first
Sep 17, 2022
Think Again: How to master the art of doing nothing
Sep 10, 2022
Think Again: Why Americans are so burned out — and how to fix your work-life balance
Sep 03, 2022
Think Again: The health and wellness myths almost everyone falls for
Aug 27, 2022
Think Again: Why relationships fall apart over dirty dishes — and how to avoid the trap
Aug 20, 2022
Think Again: Malcolm Gladwell’s tips for changing a stubborn mind
Aug 13, 2022
What it took to bring down R. Kelly
Aug 06, 2022
Inside the dark corners of the internet that breed mass shooters
Jul 30, 2022
Why air travel is such a mess — and what to know before your next flight
Jul 23, 2022
Her son was briefly out of sight during a picnic. She was arrested for child abuse
Jul 16, 2022
Why the news is so broken, according to one of the first journalists to cover Trump’s campaign
Jul 09, 2022
Rebroadcast: Nikole Hannah-Jones on the 1619 Project and how the legacy of slavery shapes America
Jul 02, 2022
She had an illegal abortion in 1970 — and was charged with manslaughter
Jun 25, 2022
There’s a science to happiness. This Ivy League professor has cracked the code.
Jun 18, 2022
Are political insiders looking for a Biden backup plan?
Jun 11, 2022
Why child suicide is on the rise
Jun 04, 2022
The school shooting generation
May 28, 2022
The anatomy of Trump’s Big Lie
May 21, 2022
What Queen Elizabeth is really like
May 14, 2022
How the abortion news threatens the Supreme Court’s credibility
May 07, 2022
The people who got rich off the pandemic
Apr 30, 2022
The network of activists preparing for a post-Roe future
Apr 23, 2022
She thought she knew her family — until she took a DNA test
Apr 16, 2022
The transgender swimmer whose success made her a target
Apr 09, 2022
Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty. What about her COO?
Apr 02, 2022
What happened when a man made a chatbot of his dead fiancée
Mar 26, 2022
Jon Stewart can’t fix America. But he knows people who can.
Mar 19, 2022
Apple News In Conversation
Mar 14, 2022
Uncovering slave-ship wrecks, a diver puts lost souls to rest
Mar 12, 2022
How real is the threat of nuclear war?
Mar 05, 2022
David Remnick on Putin’s endgame
Feb 26, 2022
Did a Texas man confess to a murder he didn’t commit?
Feb 19, 2022
Are we in the golden age of ‘Jeopardy’?
Feb 12, 2022
They survived school shootings. How are they 20 years later?
Feb 05, 2022
Nikole Hannah-Jones on the 1619 Project and reframing U.S. history
Jan 22, 2022
How one journalist helped her dad die
Jan 15, 2022
Feeling burned out? Here’s how to rethink work.
Jan 08, 2022
Inside the secret prisons where migrants are tortured and beaten
Dec 11, 2021
Jelani Cobb on the backlash to critical race theory
Nov 20, 2021
Kids were jailed for a crime that doesn’t exist. How could that happen?
Oct 30, 2021
Think the stock market is rigged? You may be right.
Oct 23, 2021
Bob Woodward and Robert Costa on the final months of Trump’s presidency
Oct 02, 2021
The story of Jane Roe, her baby, and abortion in America
Sep 18, 2021
E. Alex Jung on who writer Anthony Veasna So might’ve been
Aug 14, 2021
Roxane Gay talks Kelis’s farm and the beauty of homegrown food
Jul 31, 2021
Allison P. Davis on how Zola’s Twitter thread became a movie
Jul 03, 2021