• America’s vanishing economy

    Understanding where the economy stands. Examining Indian matchmaking in a new Netflix reality TV show. Plus, what presidential election polls actually mean.

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    Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
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    Host: Martine Powers | Executive Producer: Madhulika Sikka | Senior Producer: Maggie Penman | Producers: Alexis Diao, Ted Muldoon, Reena Flores, Jordan-Marie Smith, Linah Mohammad, Rennie Svirnovskiy | Logo design: Mora Vieytes for The Washington Post | Theme music: Ted Muldoon
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    Police officers around the country are fielding an increasing number of mental-health calls. A look into how one department is training its officers to handle them. Plus, how gospel choirs are adapting to the pandemic’s socially distanced reality.

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    The major takeaways from Attorney General William Barr’s combative testimony on Capitol Hill. How Johnson & Johnson companies used a “super poppy” to make narcotics for America’s most abused opioid pills. And a new kind of classical music performance.