Want the news summarized?
Subscribe to The Morning Report.
Explaining the news had a moment in 2014. It even became the mission of some new news ventures on the block, like Vox. We’ve tried to make it the backbone of our efforts for a while now, along with investigations, and a few of the moments in which we stepped back to explain the dynamics at work behind a major news event became our most popular stories this year.
Here’s the full list of our top 10 most-read stories for 2014.