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Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

iTunes Ratings

775 Ratings
Average Ratings
488
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74

too many inserted commercials

By Jacques Graton - May 25 2020
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Great news. Beyond greedy commercials.

Truly outstanding

By Go Vegan Save Bunnies - Oct 17 2019
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The best way to get the news. Objective, smart and in-depth

iTunes Ratings

775 Ratings
Average Ratings
488
119
44
50
74

too many inserted commercials

By Jacques Graton - May 25 2020
Read more
Great news. Beyond greedy commercials.

Truly outstanding

By Go Vegan Save Bunnies - Oct 17 2019
Read more
The best way to get the news. Objective, smart and in-depth
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PBS NewsHour - Segments

Latest release on Jul 14, 2020

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Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Rising virus cases in many states could mean new restrictions

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More states are setting records for coronavirus infections and deaths, with some moving toward implementing restrictions as a result. California, Florida and Texas are a trio of high-population hot spots, reporting 30,000 new cases among them on Monday alone. And school districts in Houston, Los Angeles and San Diego have decided to offer only online learning this fall. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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News Wrap: UK reverses course, bans Huawei from 5G mobile network

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In our news wrap Tuesday, the British government reversed course and will ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its next-generation mobile phone system. The U.S. had pushed for the change. Also, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its directive that international students in the U.S. attend college classes in person this fall or leave the country. Harvard and MIT had filed suit. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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Sanders blames Trump for pandemic's 'unprecedented suffering'

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released new policy proposals Tuesday aimed at addressing the climate crisis. The plans were informed by a task force put together by former Biden competitor Sen. Bernie Sanders, and they represent a progressive shift for Biden. But will the ideological evolution be enough to win over Sanders supporters? Sanders joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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CDC's politicization 'extremely dangerous' for Americans, says its former head

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The CDC is traditionally seen as the leading government agency to monitor public health and communicate key information to the public. But according to four former heads of the agency, the Trump administration has been interfering in the CDC's central role during this pandemic. Dr. Richard Besser, a former acting director, joins William Brangham to discuss what he argues is a dangerous shift. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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How 1 community college is grappling with the pandemic, reckoning on race

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How will the fall of 2020 look for students, families and schools as the pandemic reshapes the education landscape? Community colleges, which educate about 40 percent of U.S. undergraduates, were already stretched thin. Now, their enrollment is expected to increase as students and workers change their plans. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how Maryland's Montgomery College and its students are coping. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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Why this Supreme Court term was so unusual

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From landmark decisions on immigration and LGBTQ protections to virtual oral arguments amid the pandemic, the Supreme Court's recent term was certainly one for the history books. Amna Nawaz talks to Paul Clement, former U.S. solicitor general under President George W. Bush, Neal Katyal, former acting solicitor general under President Obama and the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle for analysis. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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How the 1st Black head of a major publishing house wants to change the industry

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In the wake of protests against systemic racism in the U.S., many industries are reexamining past practices and facing questions about their own racial biases. One new effort puts a spotlight on the world of publishing. Jeffrey Brown reports and talks to Simon & Schuster's Dana Canedy, the first Black person to head a major publishing house, for our ongoing series about arts and culture, Canvas. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 14 2020

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As coronavirus surges, Trump and White House attack Fauci

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Hospitals across the U.S. are facing a widespread surge of coronavirus patients as new infection records continue to be set. Given the rising case numbers, some officials are calling for a return to more restrictions on residents and businesses. Meanwhile, the Trump administration is stepping up criticism of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert. Yamiche Alcindor reports.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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'Teachers are scared' to be in school, Florida educator says

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Although President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are urging schools to reopen in person this fall, other officials fear the health risks are too high, especially as the virus surges in many states. Florida is one of them -- but its education commissioner is calling for schools to be physically open nonetheless. Amna Nawaz talks to Fedrick Ingram of the Florida Education Association. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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News Wrap: More than 200 colleges join lawsuit over foreign student visas

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In our news wrap Monday, more than 200 universities have announced their support of a lawsuit against pandemic restrictions on international students. The schools object to the Trump administration's plan to deny visas to students not taking at least one in-person class this fall. Also, the United Nations warned that the coronavirus pandemic could push 130 million more people into chronic hunger. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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'No rule book': 1 mayor's experience with governing during COVID-19

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Although much public conversation about the novel coronavirus pandemic focuses on the national situation and the federal government's response, many of the decisions that directly affect our lives are made by local officials. Amna Nawaz spends some time with Justin Wilson, mayor of Alexandria, Virginia, to discuss the city's experience with COVID-19 to date -- and Wilson's worries for its future.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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Murder of Vanessa Guillen puts spotlight on abuse in the U.S. military

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The disappearance and murder of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has sparked an outpouring of stories from other service members. Mostly female, they say that they also experienced sexual harassment and abuse in the ranks, but felt that the military's reporting system was not built to help them. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to retired Lt. Col. Geoffrey Corn and former Capt. Melissa Bryant. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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Why Trump's commutation of Roger Stone is 'highly unusual'

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On Friday, President Trump announced he was commuting the three-year prison sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone. Stone was convicted by a federal jury of seven felonies, including lying to Congress and obstructing a congressional investigation. But Trump's reprieve of Stone is raising questions and prompting criticism. Lisa Desjardins reports and joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump vs. health experts, Stone's commutation

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NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence and the Lincoln Project's TV ad response, Trump's attacks on U.S. health experts during the pandemic and what poll numbers in states struggling with COVID-19 could mean for Trump and Republican senators. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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What are the legal implications of Trump's Stone commutation?

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A day after President Trump commuted Roger Stone's sentence, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller defended his prosecution and conviction of the president's longtime friend and ally. Stone was found guilty of seven felonies including obstructing a Congressional investigation and witness tampering. Ryan Goodman, professor of law at New York University and Co-Editor in Chief of Just Security joins. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 13 2020

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This year's Tour de France is a virtual ride

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The pandemic has delayed Tour de France, the world's most watched bike race, to last August this year. Until then, there is a heavily watched virtual race every weekend with world class bikers and teams racing against each other from home in what looks like a video game. Eric Min, the CEO of Zwift, the company hosting the event and racer Lauren Stephens join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 12 2020

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How Denver is tackling food waste to fight hunger, climate change

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With more people staying at home, food waste has grown across the country. Even before the pandemic nearly $281 billion worth of food was thrown away. Special Correspondent Allison Aubrey reports on the aggressive effort by Denver, Colorado, to tackle food waste, which it bets will also help feed more people while lowering greenhouse gases. It's part of a five-part series, Waste Not, Want Not. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 12 2020

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Local groups are running pop-up testing sites in South Carolina

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Amid a surge in COVID-19 infections in South Carolina, PBS NewsHour Weekend visits a mobile testing site in Orangeburg County. Organized by the statewide chapter of the African Methodist Espicopal - or AME - churches, it was one of dozens of pop-up testing sites around the state this week to help increase coronavirus testing. Hari Sreenivasan reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 11 2020

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Should the U.S. designate racial violence as terrorism?

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White supremacist violence in the U.S. is on the rise with deadly incidents increasing sharply over the last five years, according to new figures from the University of Maryland's Start center. It's part of a global trend that has led to increased scrutiny of what the United States defines as terrorism. Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky reports, as part of our recurring series, Exploring Hate. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 11 2020

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Reevaluating 'To Kill a Mockingbird' 60 years later

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In the 60 years since "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most widely read books in middle school, was published, the lens through which it frames race and its Black characters has come under scrutiny. NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan spoke with the National Book Foundation's executive director, Lisa Lucas, about the book's place in the canon today, at a time when Black people are clamoring to be at the center of the story. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jul 11 2020

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iTunes Ratings

775 Ratings
Average Ratings
488
119
44
50
74

too many inserted commercials

By Jacques Graton - May 25 2020
Read more
Great news. Beyond greedy commercials.

Truly outstanding

By Go Vegan Save Bunnies - Oct 17 2019
Read more
The best way to get the news. Objective, smart and in-depth