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The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup

The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.

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Domestic – 2016-11-11

The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Republicans keep control of the House and Senate. And Democrats try to understand the populist wave that led to their defeat.

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11 Nov 2016

Rank #1

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International – 2016-11-18

Barack Obama addresses a divided Europe on his last overseas trip as president. Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 80 people this week. And Japan's prime minister meets with President-elect Trump. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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18 Nov 2016

Rank #2

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International – 2016-11-11

The world reacts to the election victory of Donald Trump. Foreign leaders express concern about alliances and trade deals. And a Chinese official is named the new head of Interpol. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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11 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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Domestic – 2016-12-02

President-elect Donald Trump starts a victory tour with a stop in Cincinnati. Nancy Pelosi is re-elected House minority leader. And North Carolina prosecutors say the police officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott will not face charges.

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2 Dec 2016

Rank #4

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International – 2016-08-05

The Obama administration defends a $400 million payment to Iran. The U.S. launches airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Libya. And the Summer Olympics begin in Brazil. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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5 Aug 2016

Rank #5

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International – 2016-09-09

North Korea conducts another nuclear test. President Obama travels to China and Laos. And U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warns Russia to stay out of U.S. elections. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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9 Sep 2016

Rank #6

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Domestic – 2016-10-07

Fallout from the only vice presidential debate of the campaign. Congressional Republicans weigh the down-ballot Trump effect. And the FBI arrests another NSA contractor. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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7 Oct 2016

Rank #7

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International – 2016-08-26

Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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26 Aug 2016

Rank #8

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Domestic – 2016-09-02

Donald Trump talks tough in a speech on immigration. Senators McCain and Rubio win in state primaries. And the Supreme Court blocks a restrictive North Carolina voting law. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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2 Sep 2016

Rank #9

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Domestic – 2016-08-26

Donald Trump signals a shift in his stance on immigration. After another batch of emails, The Clinton Foundation says it will make changes if Hillary Clinton becomes president. And outrage over the skyrocketing cost of the EpiPen. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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26 Aug 2016

Rank #10

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International – 2016-09-16

Accusations of fighting in Syria threaten a fragile ceasefire. The U.S. and Israel sign a record military aid deal. And the U.N. chief calls for urgent action against North Korea over its nuclear tests. A panel of journalists joins guest host A Martinez for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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16 Sep 2016

Rank #11

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International – 2016-09-02

Donald Trump meets with Mexico's president. The Brazilian president is impeached. And the FBI says Russian hackers targeted U.S. election systems. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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2 Sep 2016

Rank #12

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Domestic – 2016-09-09

The Friday News Roundup: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off on national security in their first joint appearance of the election season. The Senate fails once again to pass Zika funding. And a wave of shootings in Chicago pushes the city's homicide count to more than five hundred this year. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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9 Sep 2016

Rank #13

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International – 2016-09-23

A fragile truce in Syria appears to be crumbling after new airstrikes in Aleppo. More than 100 migrants are reported drowned after a boat capsizes off the Egyptian coast. And the U.S. allows Boeing to sell passenger planes to Iran. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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23 Sep 2016

Rank #14

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International – 2016-09-30

Heads of state attend the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. Russia rejects Secretary Kerry's demands on Syria. And the U.S. plans to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq to fight the Islamic State. A panel of journalists joins guest host Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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30 Sep 2016

Rank #15