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Rank #1: WHO warns U.S. may become coronavirus' new global epicenter, as India locks down

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Confirmed U.S. cases of coronavirus have reached 50,000, with more than 600 deaths. But as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned of dire conditions in hospitals, Wall Street rallied and President Trump spoke of easing government restrictions soon in order to lessen the economic pain of the pandemic. Meanwhile, India has gone into lockdown. Amna Nawaz and special correspondent Neha Poonia report.

Mar 24 2020

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Rank #2: News Wrap: DOJ announces indictment of Venezuela's Maduro

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In our news wrap Thursday, the Justice Department announced indictments of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his top allies on charges of narco-terrorism. Attorney General William Barr said they conspired to flood the U.S. with cocaine. Also, Israel's year-long political deadlock may be ending, as lawmakers elected opposition figure Benny Gantz to be the new speaker of parliament.

Mar 26 2020

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Rank #3: Much of the world stands still, but Congress pushes forward on aid deal

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There are now over 60,000 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in the United States, with more than 600 deaths. Much of the country is under orders to stay home. Meanwhile, both Democrats and Republicans in Congress are hailing a legislative victory with the largest economic stimulus package in American history. Amna Nawaz reports, and Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Mar 25 2020

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Rank #4: Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

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The State Department says it has brought back 15,000 Americans who were stranded in more than 30 countries across the globe. But some 30,000 are still stuck abroad, growing increasingly worried about border closures, food shortages and health care systems that are becoming overwhelmed. Nick Schifrin reports on the immense challenge of trying to return home amid a global pandemic.

Mar 27 2020

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Rank #5: Shutdown of U.S.-Mexico border leaves migrants in limbo and in danger

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President Trump recently announced strict new border controls, citing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Officials will now turn away most migrants entering the country from the U.S.-Mexico border -- including people coming legally and fleeing violence. Jean Guerrero of KPBS spoke to families stuck in limbo at the country's busiest land border crossing, just south of San Diego in Tijuana.

Mar 26 2020

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Rank #6: UN secretary-general decries lack of global cooperation to beat pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic has struck the globe during an era of massive refugee crises, confrontation among the world's great powers and armed conflicts in many countries. Under these circumstances, how do we coordinate an effective global response to an enemy we can't see? To answer that question and more, Judy Woodruff turns to Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations.

Mar 27 2020

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U.S. death toll passes 10,000; British prime minister in ICU

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The U.S. death toll from coronavirus has passed 10,000, as public health officials warn Americans to brace for a sad and somber week. Although cases appear to be leveling off in New York, they are surging in Michigan and other parts of the country. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been hospitalized and moved to the ICU. John Yang and special correspondent Ryan Chilcote report.

Apr 06 2020

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News Wrap: Ousted intelligence inspector general urges other watchdogs to speak up

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In our news wrap Monday, the former inspector general for U.S. intelligence is urging other watchdogs not to be muzzled by his ouster. Michael Atkinson was fired by President Trump Friday for passing along the whistleblower complaint that led to Trump's impeachment. Also, the State Department has designated a Russian white supremacist group a terror organization, charging it has trained neo-Nazis.

Apr 06 2020

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How the fragile health care systems of the Middle East are bracing for COVID-19

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The number of coronavirus cases in the Middle East has risen to nearly 60,000, doubling in a single week. Governments in the region are scrambling to try to prevent the virus' spread, knowing that their fragile health care systems stand little chance against a disease that has overwhelmed the world's most medically advanced countries. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports from Beirut.

Apr 06 2020

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British PM Boris Johnson hospitalized with COVID-19

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for COVID-19, was admitted to the hospital late Sunday. The prime minister has been in isolation at his residence next door to 10 Downing Street. The government says Johnson is running a high temperature and that the hospitalization is precautionary. Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins Hari Sreenivasan from London with more.

Apr 06 2020

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Across the U.S., economic losses mount, but virus peak still lies ahead

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The coronavirus pandemic has claimed some 7,000 lives across the United States, with more than 40 percent of those in New York. The state's governor, Andrew Cuomo, said he will seize vital unused equipment from private hospitals if necessary in order to treat the surge in COVID-19 patients. Meanwhile, new numbers drive home the outbreak's devastating impact on the U.S. economy. Amna Nawaz reports.

Apr 03 2020

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News Wrap: Authorities search Chesapeake Bay for missing Kennedys

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In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Maryland are searching the Chesapeake Bay for a granddaughter and great-grandson of the late Robert F. Kennedy. The pair were in a canoe Thursday afternoon when strong winds developed and have been missing since. Also, singer-songwriter Bill Withers died from heart issues in Los Angeles. His string of soulful hits included "Lean on Me" and "Lovely Day."

Apr 03 2020

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In latest book, author Erik Larson looks back at another time of crisis: London's Blitz

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In previous books like "The Devil in the White City" and "Isaac's Storm," bestselling author Erik Larson has used everyday people to chronicle historical events. But his latest offering, "The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance during the Blitz," explores Winston Churchill's turbulent first year as Britain's wartime prime minister. Larson joins John Yang to discuss.

Apr 03 2020

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U.S. facing 2-front war amid medical crisis and economic collapse

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The coronavirus pandemic has infected at least 1 million people and killed over 50,000 worldwide. In the U.S., President Trump is taking new action to bolster medical supplies, and unemployment is surging. Meanwhile, the U.S. Navy relieved the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt amid conflict over his response to COVID-19. John Yang reports, and Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Apr 02 2020

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News Wrap: Iran denies it is planning to attack U.S. targets in Iraq

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In our news wrap Thursday, Iran dismissed President Trump's claim it is planning an attack on U.S. targets in Iraq. On Twitter, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wrote "Iran starts no wars, but teaches lessons to those who do." Also, a Pakistani court has rejected the murder conviction of the accused mastermind in the 2002 killing of Daniel Pearl. Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh has already served 18 years.

Apr 02 2020

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As New York's death toll approaches 2,000, Cuomo warns other states of what's to come

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New York's death toll from COVID-19 is nearing 2,000, and experts warn it will continue to rise. But many other areas of the country are also seeing cases climb and taking steps to try to limit them. President Trump sounded a grave warning during a Tuesday Coronavirus Task Force briefing, saying the virus is projected to kill at least 100,000 Americans in the months to come. John Yang reports.

Apr 01 2020

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News Wrap: U.S. believes China vastly understated its COVID-19 death toll

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In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. intelligence believes that China vastly understated its own death toll in the COVID-19 pandemic. Two senior U.S. officials say the true number of dead in Wuhan, where the outbreak began, could be 10 times what was reported. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the U.S. is missing a historic opportunity to ease tensions with sanctions relief.

Apr 01 2020

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Taiwan's aggressive efforts are paying off in fight against COVID-19

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As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, Taiwan seems to have it under control. The island is only 80 miles off the coast of mainland China and very near to where the virus originated; plus there were many daily flights to it from Wuhan. But Taiwan has only 329 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and only five people have died from it. Nick Schifrin reports on this COVID-19 success story.

Apr 01 2020

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News Wrap: Dow Jones concludes worst quarter since 1987

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In our news wrap Tuesday, Wall Street ended a brutal first quarter with fresh losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 23 percent during the first three months of 2020 -- the largest percentage decline since 1987. Also, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed that President Trump's impeachment trial earlier this year diverted government attention from the looming coronavirus crisis.

Mar 31 2020

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At Greek refugee camp, there are few defenses against COVID-19 threat

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Human rights activists and medical nonprofits are calling on the Greek government to evacuate overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean Sea, where an outbreak of COVID-19 would likely cause humanitarian catastrophe. Concerns are especially grave regarding Moria camp on the island of Lesbos. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Mar 30 2020

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News Wrap: Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum

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In our news wrap Monday, police in the Netherlands are searching for a Vincent van Gogh painting, "The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring (1884)." Investigators say thieves stole the artwork from the Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam after breaking in by smashing a glass door. Also, Afghanistan began releasing some 10,000 prisoners; members of the Taliban were not among them.

Mar 30 2020

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How Mexico City became a global center for contemporary art

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Mexico is a country where violence often dominates headlines. But in recent years, its capital has experienced something of a contemporary arts boom. Mexico City's annual Zona Maco festival has grown to become Latin America's largest art fair -- and a global center of creative culture. Jeffrey Brown reports on how the impact of Mexico's artistic surge can be felt far beyond museums.

Mar 30 2020

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News Wrap: Maduro slams Trump after being indicted on drug-trafficking charges

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In our news wrap Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro lashed out at the Trump administration after he was indicted on U.S. drug-trafficking charges. In a televised address, Maduro called Trump a "racist cowboy" who was making "false accusations." Also, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has announced a team to negotiate with the Taliban, in a possible step toward peace talks.

Mar 27 2020

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UN secretary-general decries lack of global cooperation to beat pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic has struck the globe during an era of massive refugee crises, confrontation among the world's great powers and armed conflicts in many countries. Under these circumstances, how do we coordinate an effective global response to an enemy we can't see? To answer that question and more, Judy Woodruff turns to Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations.

Mar 27 2020

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Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

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The State Department says it has brought back 15,000 Americans who were stranded in more than 30 countries across the globe. But some 30,000 are still stuck abroad, growing increasingly worried about border closures, food shortages and health care systems that are becoming overwhelmed. Nick Schifrin reports on the immense challenge of trying to return home amid a global pandemic.

Mar 27 2020

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News Wrap: DOJ announces indictment of Venezuela's Maduro

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In our news wrap Thursday, the Justice Department announced indictments of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his top allies on charges of narco-terrorism. Attorney General William Barr said they conspired to flood the U.S. with cocaine. Also, Israel's year-long political deadlock may be ending, as lawmakers elected opposition figure Benny Gantz to be the new speaker of parliament.

Mar 26 2020

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iTunes Ratings

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2
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Real news

By 5891Jonathan - Nov 07 2019
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By Dirty Harry 44 - Jun 25 2011
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I tune into this PBS podcast everyday to get my news. Great journalism and solid delivery.