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Learn more about your world through in-depth analysis and on-the-ground reports. (Updated periodically) PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Learn more about your world through in-depth analysis and on-the-ground reports. (Updated periodically) PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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I tune into this PBS podcast everyday to get my news. Great journalism and solid delivery.

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
28
5
5
1
5

Real news

By 5891Jonathan - Nov 07 2019
Read more
Really

Great News Coverage

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.
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PBS NewsHour - World

Latest release on Jun 30, 2020

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Rank #1: News Wrap: Controversial Hong Kong security bill becomes law

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In our news wrap Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a controversial Hong Kong security bill into law. Beijing lawmakers applauded after passing legislation that punishes secessionist activity in the semi-autonomous territory with up to life in prison. Also, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds by upholding a Montana scholarship program. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 30 2020

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Rank #2: A career CIA officer on Russian bounty intelligence -- and possible leaks

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The NewsHour has reported that Russian military intelligence provided financial incentives to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan -- and that this intelligence was always briefed up to senior U.S. government officials. But the White House say President Trump was unaware of the possible Russian bounty payments. Nick Schifrin talks to Douglas London, who had a 34-year career in the CIA. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 30 2020

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Rank #3: What's at stake with Israel's plan to annex parts of the West Bank

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U.S. and Israeli officials met in Jerusalem Tuesday to discuss what could be one of the most dramatic changes to the Middle East map in decades. Israel says that as of Wednesday, it might unilaterally declare significant parts of the West Bank as part of Israel. That annexation had the green light of the Trump administration, but the United Nations says it would be illegal. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 30 2020

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Rank #4: News Wrap: Golden State Killer will serve life in prison

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In our news wrap Monday, the man known as the Golden State Killer pled guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo will be spared the death penalty but will serve life in prison without parole. Also, in Afghanistan, an attack at a busy market in Helmand province killed at least 23 people. The Taliban and the Afghan military blamed each other for the violence. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 29 2020

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Rank #5: Schiff on reports of Russian bounties on U.S. troops -- and whether Trump was briefed

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Former U.S. military and intelligence officials say Russia has been offering Taliban fighters money to target U.S. troops. But the White House denies that President Trump was briefed on this alleged intelligence. Nick Schifrin reports, and Judy Woodruff talks to Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., chair of the House Intelligence Committee, about potential implications for U.S. policy toward Russia. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 29 2020

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Rank #6: Thornberry: Pulling troops from Afghanistan would be 'tragic mistake' amid bounty intel

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Reports that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill American troops in Afghanistan have caused uproar on Capitol Hill. The highest-ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what lawmakers heard at Monday's intelligence briefing and how the U.S. should respond if the reports are true. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 29 2020

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Rank #7: British ambassador on Russian 'malign activity' in Afghanistan

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The United States has no greater ally in Afghanistan than the United Kingdom, and the British-American partnership is critical to U.S. foreign policy around the world. The new British ambassador to the U.S., Karen Pierce, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss intelligence reports of Russian bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the coronavirus pandemic and Israeli annexation of the West Bank. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 29 2020

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Rank #8: Japan helps 5 South Sudanese runners keep their Olympic dreams alive

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The young African nation of South Sudan is facing two growing challenges: the coronavirus pandemic and ethnic violence. The dual threats mean little time or investment is left for athletes looking to compete in the Olympics -- so Japan, the host of the now-postponed 2020 Games, offered to help. NewsHour producer Ali Rogin reports on how five runners are training to keep their Olympic dreams alive. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 29 2020

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Rank #9: News Wrap: Seattle protesters block crews from clearing 'occupied zone'

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In our news wrap Friday, city crews in Seattle tried to clear away protesters' so-called "occupied zone" but were blocked when demonstrators chanted their resistance and lay down in front of heavy equipment. Police stood by but did not intervene. Also, the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to dismantle its police department, which could lead to a November ballot measure on a new agency. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 26 2020

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Rank #10: News Wrap: Supreme Court upholds Trump administration's use of quick deportations

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In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Trump administration's use of quick deportations for legal asylum seekers who fail initial screenings. The 7-2 decision reversed a lower court's ruling that asylum seekers must first have access to federal courts. Also, President Trump's niece, Mary Trump, won a round in her legal fight to publish a tell-all book about the family. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jun 25 2020

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