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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
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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 May 30, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 21 hours ago

Rank #1: U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 milestone

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The coronavirus pandemic has reached a fearsome new milestone as of Wednesday night -- 100,000 U.S. lives lost. That number exceeds all the American dead in the Korean and Vietnam Wars combined. Although the House of Representatives made history by allowing proxy votes for the first time to avoid travel amid the pandemic, businesses across the country continued to reopen. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 27 2020

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Rank #2: Dr. Fauci on the 'terrible hit' of 100,000 deaths and being realistic about the fall

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The American death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic passed the 100,000 milestone on Wednesday. Dr. Anthony Fauci is one of the country's leading public health officials and a key member of President Trump's Coronavirus Task Force. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the country's "terrible ordeal," how we can contain the virus moving forward and why he is cautiously optimistic about a vaccine. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 27 2020

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Rank #3: The coronavirus' human and economic toll continue to expand

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The U.S. death toll from coronavirus is a number of epic proportions: more than 100,000. But health officials believe that even that staggering number may be an undercount due to testing shortages and incomplete reporting of cases. Meanwhile, the pandemic's economic fallout continues to grow, with another 2.1 million Americans filing for unemployment in the past week. John Yang reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 28 2020

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Rank #4: 'We want justice' for George Floyd, local activist says as violence erupts in Minneapolis

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Communities in Minneapolis are reeling from the death of George Floyd, the bitter dynamic many residents feel with law enforcement and how protests have changed over the past day. Minnesota's governor called in the National Guard Thursday to help quell demonstrations that left one person dead. Yamiche Alcindor reports, and Amna Nawaz talks to Tyrone Terrill, a Minneapolis community leader. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 28 2020

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Rank #5: Shields and Brooks on George Floyd, 100K coronavirus deaths

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including former Vice President Joe Biden's comments on the death of George Floyd and what action it should prompt, President Trump's approach toward Twitter and truth and the milestone of 100,000 American deaths from COVID-19. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 29 2020

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Rank #6: How response to George Floyd's death reflects 'accumulated grievance' of black America

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In the days since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, there have been peaceful protests, violent clashes and persistent calls for justice. But there is a long history behind this particular shocking event. Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is chair of the department of African American Studies at Princeton University, and he joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the broader context. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 29 2020

8mins

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Rank #7: Pelosi on COVID-19 testing, FISA bill and whether to hold in-person convention

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Lawmakers agree struggling Americans need another economic relief package due to the pandemic's fallout. But congressional Republicans and Democrats differ over who should receive that assistance. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins Judy Woodruff to discuss a new House proposal for COVID-19 testing, being more "prescriptive" about how federal aid is spent and whether to hold an in-person convention. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 27 2020

12mins

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Rank #8: News Wrap: Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO

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In our news wrap Friday, President Trump announced the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, to which it gives about $450 million. Trump accuses the group of covering up China's role in the novel coronavirus pandemic. Also, Russia reported its highest daily number of COVID-19 deaths with 232, and India recorded nearly 7,500 new infections in the past 24 hours. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 29 2020

7mins

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Rank #9: News Wrap: NASA scrubs rocket launch due to storms

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In our news wrap Wednesday, NASA had to scrub the first launch of astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade due to bad weather. Storms kept the SpaceX rocket stalled at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but the crew will try again Saturday. Also, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has stepped up criticism of President Trump for refusing to wear a mask in public, calling Trump a "fool." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 27 2020

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Rank #10: News Wrap: House Democrats shelve FISA bill after Trump's veto threat

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In our news wrap Thursday, House Democratic leaders shelved a bill to renew government surveillance tools. The move followed President Trump's promise to veto, after which congressional Republicans "abandoned their commitment to security," according to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Meanwhile, Trump signed an executive order aimed at social media companies, accusing them of bias against conservatives. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

May 28 2020

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