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PBS NewsHour - Segments

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Rank #158 in News category

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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

672 Ratings
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Great content

By Skizemsound - Aug 30 2019
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Love the show. Wish the volume was a bit louder though

Nightly News

By NW Paws Pappa - Jul 16 2019
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Best and most comprehensive nightly news there is on TV and cable.

iTunes Ratings

672 Ratings
Average Ratings
424
100
43
44
61

Great content

By Skizemsound - Aug 30 2019
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Love the show. Wish the volume was a bit louder though

Nightly News

By NW Paws Pappa - Jul 16 2019
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Best and most comprehensive nightly news there is on TV and cable.

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PBS NewsHour - Segments

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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.

Rank #1: As U.S. departs Syria, Kurds join Assad regime to fight a NATO ally

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In the days since the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, the country's map is being redrawn. Both Turkey and the Russia-backed Syrian regime made territorial advances, and U.S.-partner Syrian Democratic Forces turned to Damascus for support. As a result, an estimated 130,000 civilians have fled their homes, and imprisoned ISIS fighters have escaped. Nick Schifrin reports.

Oct 14 2019

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Rank #2: Turkish offensive on Kurds brings 'chaos' in northern Syria

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President Trump on Sunday ordered the withdrawal of nearly all 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria as Turkey continued a military offensive against Syrian Kurds that has left the region in chaos. For more on the escalating military offensive in Syria, Sarah El Deeb, a reporter for the Associated Press, joins Megan Thompson from Beirut.

Oct 13 2019

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Rank #3: The significance of former Russia adviser Fiona Hill's congressional testimony

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Three House committees questioned Fiona Hill, President Trump's former top Russia adviser, on Monday as part of the impeachment inquiry. Hill, who worked in both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, is considered very knowledgeable about Russia and skeptical of its president, Vladimir Putin. Yamiche Alcindor reports and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what we know about Hill's deposition.

Oct 14 2019

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Rank #4: As acting DHS chief, McAleenan pushed Trump border policies

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Kevin McAleenan is leaving his post as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after six months on the job, President Trump announced Friday. During his short tenure, McAleenan oversaw an agency that has moved to drastically curb entry of asylum seekers into the United States. Zolan Kanno-Youngs, homeland security reporter for The New York Times, joins Megan Thompson to discuss.

Oct 12 2019

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Rank #5: Can sustainable farming save Iowa's precious soil and water?

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Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more sustainable practices in a bid to save Iowa's precious soil and water. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mark Bittman reports as part of our "Future of Food" series, supported in partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

Oct 12 2019

12mins

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Rank #6: News Wrap: Texas police officer resigns over fatal shooting of black woman

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In our news wrap Monday, the white police officer who fatally shot a black woman inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home over the weekend has resigned. Body camera video shows the officer, Aaron Dean, firing immediately after shouting at Atatiana Jefferson to show her hands. Also, Spain's highest court convicted 12 Catalan separatist leaders over the region's failed 2017 attempt to secede.

Oct 14 2019

5mins

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Rank #7: Trump's reversal in Syria causes 'cracks' in GOP support

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President Trump saw cracks in support among congressional Republicans last week, following his decision to pull back troops in northern Syria and amid allegations he withheld military aid to Ukraine for political gains. The busy week in politics comes as Democrats prepare for the latest presidential debate set for Tuesday in Ohio. Jeff Greenfield joins Megan Thompson for some analysis.

Oct 13 2019

3mins

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Rank #8: It's all in the name for North Macedonia's NATO, EU bids

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For years, the nation known until recently as the Republic of Macedonia has worked to gain NATO and European Union membership, with efforts blocked by Greece because of a dispute over its name. But in February, the country adopted a new name, North Macedonia, and is hopeful the name change will open the door for membership. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports.

Oct 13 2019

8mins

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Rank #9: What Trump's Syria withdrawal means for the Kurds, Russia and American allies

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President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria has profound implications for stability both within Syria and throughout the Middle East. Nick Schifrin talks to the University of Oklahoma's Joshua Landis and career diplomat Ted Kattouf of Amideast about how Trump has handled the move and what it means for Syrian Kurds, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other U.S. allies.

Oct 14 2019

7mins

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Rank #10: What Ronan Farrow discovered about the systems that cover up sexual misconduct

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Ronan Farrow's explosive reporting on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct helped launch the MeToo movement in 2017 and won him a Pulitzer Prize in 2018. In his latest book, Farrow accuses NBC, his former employer, of trying to thwart his investigation of Weinstein. Farrow joins Judy Woodruff to discuss "Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators."

Oct 14 2019

10mins

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