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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.

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657 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

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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

657 Ratings
Average Ratings
415
97
41
44
60

Great content

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

Nightly News

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

Updated 7 days ago

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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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Rank #1: News Wrap: Trump appears to downplay chance of U.S. strike on Iran

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In our news wrap Friday, President Trump appeared to downplay the chance of a military strike on Iran. U.S. and Saudi officials have pointed to Iran as the culprit in last weekend's attacks on Saudi oil facilities, but Trump said Friday that exercising restraint toward Iran "shows strength." Also, the death toll from a Taliban suicide bombing in southern Afghanistan Thursday nearly doubled, to 39.
Sep 20 2019
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Rank #2: Houston area inundated with 40 inches of rain, major flooding

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In parts of southeastern Texas, only building roofs are visible above water after remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped more than 40 inches of rain on the area over three days. At least three people died in the storm, which hit just over two years after the historic inundation from Hurricane Harvey. Still, state officials said they were better prepared this time. Lisa Desjardins reports.
Sep 20 2019
1 min
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Rank #3: Amid whistleblower reports, what's the state of U.S.-Ukraine relations?

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Reports of a whistleblower complaint that might involve President Trump, potentially related to his conversations with the president of Ukraine, have raised myriad questions. Yamiche Alcindor has the latest details, and for a look at the geopolitical angle of the story, Judy Woodruff speaks to Nina Jankowicz of the Wilson Center, an independent, non-partisan research institute.
Sep 20 2019
6 mins
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Rank #4: Why whistleblower standoff represents a 'unique juncture' for U.S. government

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Amid new reports of a whistleblower complaint that might involve President Trump and his interactions with a foreign leader, the president continues to deny any wrongdoing. and Judy Woodruff talks to Joel Brenner, who was the National Security Agency's inspector general under President George W. Bush, about why he expects Congress to investigate further.
Sep 20 2019
4 mins
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Rank #5: Shields and Brooks on the whistleblower complaint, Saudi oil attack

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's political news, including reports of a whistleblower complaint that might involve President Trump, the debate about whether a sitting president can commit a crime and the U.S. response to attacks on Saudi oil facilities.
Sep 20 2019
12 mins
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Rank #6: News Wrap: Iran threatens 'all-out war' if attacked by U.S. or Saudi Arabia

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In our news wrap Thursday, Iran threatened an "all-out war" if attacked by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia. From the United Arab Emirates, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped for a "peaceful resolution" of the tense situation. Also, a Taliban truck bomb in southern Afghanistan's Zabul province killed 20 people and wounded nearly 100, while a U.S. drone misfired and killed 30 civilians in the east.
Sep 19 2019
6 mins
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Rank #7: Until whistleblower complaint is revealed, 'we're at risk,' says Rep. Schiff

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A whistleblower complaint dubbed a matter of "urgent concern" by the intelligence community's inspector general may involve a communication between President Trump and a foreign leader, according to reports. Now, a standoff is ensuing between the White House and Congress over access to the details. California Rep. Adam Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.
Sep 19 2019
6 mins
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Rank #8: For many Canadians, Trudeau's blackface photos come as 'a shock'

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mired in scandal since three separate images emerged showing him in blackface. The controversial instances, for which Trudeau apologized Thursday, have quickly dominated the Canadian election period. William Brangham reports and talks to BuzzFeed's Elamin Abdelmahmoud about why the news is so shocking and how it might affect Trudeau's campaign.
Sep 19 2019
9 mins
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Rank #9: Senate Republicans indicate willingness to pass a gun bill, but will Trump sign it?

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After a series of shooting massacres over the summer and renewed calls for stricter gun regulation, Senate Republicans have indicated some willingness to consider new legislation. But according to Sen. Mitch McConnell, President Trump has not yet weighed in on what type of proposal he would support, leaving the congressional GOP feeling pressure without a plan. Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz.
Sep 19 2019
5 mins
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Rank #10: Why the cost of holding prisoners at Guantanamo Bay keeps rising

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The cost of running Guantanamo Bay's prison and court system climbed by nearly $90 million from 2013 to 2018, even though the number of prisoners housed there has fallen. Amna Nawaz talks to The New York Times' Carol Rosenberg about the factors contributing to the rising costs and whether there's any political appetite to move Guantanamo's so-called "forever prisoners" to another site.
Sep 19 2019
5 mins
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