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This moment demands an explanation. This show is on a mission to find it. Only what you want to know, none of what you don’t. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.


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Friday, May 26, 2017

May 26th, 2017

How John Shields planned his perfect death, and what Canada has learned by allowing 1,300 terminally ill people to do the same. Guests: Catherine Porter, who has been following one man seeking control of his death. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. To fill out our survey with your thoughts on the show, visit...

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25th, 2017

How the unsolved murder of Seth Rich has become a case study of how and why fake news endures. And a look at the two members of the Trump campaign who Russia identified as its best chance of influencing Donald Trump. Guests: Michael Grynbaum, a media correspondent for The New York Times; Matthew Rosenberg, who covers intelligence and national...

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 24th, 2017

The Islamic State has now claimed credit for the attack in Manchester, England. What happens in the hours between an act of terror and the claiming of responsibility? Plus: highlights from the latest testimony of a U.S. official about ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. Guests: Rukmini Callimachi, who covers the Islamic State; Matt...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 23rd, 2017

President Trump arrived in Israel with a message from the Muslim world: If Israel wants peace with its Arab neighbors, it’ll have to compromise with the Palestinians. And Michael Flynn has been out of the White House for three months. But his saga continues. Guests: Peter Baker, who is traveling with the president; Matthew Rosenberg, who has...