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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.

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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Millions vote in Afghanistan’s long-delayed election

10/20/2018
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Voting was extended until Sunday in Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary elections, which have been postponed three times since 2015. The Taliban claimed it staged more than 150 attacks including blocking roads, shelling polling stations and a suicide attack, which reportedly killed at least 15 people. Freelance journalist Jennifer Glasse joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

Duration:00:04:56

A new Ebola vaccine is being tested in war-torn Congo

10/20/2018
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The latest Ebola outbreak is the tenth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the disease was first reported there in 1976. New intervention techniques including the vaccination of thousands of people are being used to contain the outbreak in the war-torn region. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

Duration:00:04:44

Health officials work to contain Ebola outbreak in Congo

10/20/2018
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Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are working to end the latest Ebola outbreak that began in early August. The new cluster of cases has emerged in an area with active fighting between the government and more than 100 armed groups, hampering efforts to contain the virus. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Benedict Moran and video journalist Jorgen Samso report.

Duration:00:08:24

DOJ announces criminal charges as Russian citizen accused of election interference

10/19/2018
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The first criminal charges alleging foreign interference in next month’s midterm elections have come to light. The Department of Justice has accused a Russian citizen of spreading distrust about American policies, candidates and debates while managing finances for a social media campaign. Judy Woodruff speaks to Nina Jankowicz, a global fellow at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute, for more.

Duration:00:04:02

News Wrap: Pompeo denies hearing audio of Khashoggi murder

10/19/2018
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Friday in our News Wrap, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied that he has heard recordings of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi being murdered in Turkey. The investigation into Khashoggi’s fate continued with the questioning of consulate staffers. Also, the U.S. and South Korea suspended a second joint military drill this year in hopes the move will aid diplomatic progress with North Korea.

Duration:00:05:20

Why health care has become a top issue for voters in deep red states

10/19/2018
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Polls show health care is one of the top issues for Americans this year. In heavily Republican Idaho, where state lawmakers haven’t expanded Medicaid coverage, voters petitioned to put the measure on the ballot. In partnership with Politico, John Yang reports on what expansion would mean for the thousands of residents earning too much to qualify for Medicaid, but too little for ACA subsidies.

Duration:00:10:09

How a new ethics investigation fits into Ryan Zinke’s other problems

10/19/2018
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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has long been scrutinized for potentially mixing personal and official business; he is currently the subject of at least four different ethics investigations. In the latest, Zinke is coming under fire for allegedly securing free travel for his wife. Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperin helped break the story and discusses the details with William Brangham.

Duration:00:04:39

As Europe battles over border policy, migrants flood to Spain

10/19/2018
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Three years into the migration crisis, Europe remains as divided as ever about how to handle the influx of people arriving illegally from Africa. Spain has overtaken Italy as their main entry point, in part because of its more welcoming stance toward immigrants. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on the treacherous route migrants must endure and how European migrant policy is evolving.

Duration:00:07:14

Shields and Brooks on health care, Trump’s Khashoggi reaction

10/19/2018
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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss health care, Democrats’ campaign strategy and an unfolding American “cultural drama.”

Duration:00:13:15

News Wrap: Taliban kills influential Afghan police chief

10/18/2018
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In our News Wrap Thursday, the Taliban conducted what Afghan and U.S. officials described as one of the most significant assassinations of the war. Kandahar's police chief Abdul Raziq was killed by bodyguards of the regional governor. Also, White House counsel Don McGahn has left his post after 21 months on the job.

Duration:00:05:48

Final Khashoggi column laments ‘state-run narrative’ in the Arab world

10/18/2018
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The Washington Post published the final column from Jamal Khashoggi on Thursday. Although the newspaper's editor said she had hoped to edit the piece jointly with Khashoggi himself, she "has to accept" that that won't happen. The column emphasizes Khashoggi's passion for freedom of the press in the Arab world. Nick Schifrin speaks with longtime columnist Hisham Melhem for more on the story.

Duration:00:06:29

In desperate quest to reach U.S., Central American migrants fear gangs, police

10/18/2018
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Around 3,000 Hondurans are currently traveling through Guatemala on their way to the U.S. President Trump has threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border if the caravan isn't stopped. But migrants say they fear not just deportation, but threats from violent gangs and police during the journey north. Special correspondent Danny Gold, embedded with a police team in Chiapas, Mexico, reports.

Duration:00:09:22

Why the federal deficit is rising, despite economic growth

10/18/2018
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With the close of the government's fiscal year, numbers out this week show the federal budget deficit taking a 17 percent jump from 2017, despite significant economic growth. John Yang takes a closer look into the data and speaks with political correspondent Lisa Desjardins and David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, for analysis.

Duration:00:07:27

Will Trump’s support yield GOP victory in Montana Senate race?

10/18/2018
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In Montana’s closely contested senate race, cattle ranching and President Trump’s trade policy are major issues. The president has visited the state three times in recent months to back Republican Matt Rosendale, while Montana’s only Democratic member of Congress, Sen. Jon Tester, tries to defend his seat. Tester questions Rosendale’s farming credibility in a state where agriculture dominates.

Duration:00:03:18

Proposed immigration policy penalizes legal residents for use of public benefits

10/18/2018
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The Trump administration has proposed reinterpreting a piece of immigration law intended to screen whether legal immigrants are likely to be self-supporting or end up consuming public benefits. Known as the “public charge” rule, it’s sowing concern even among green card holders and permanent residents, who fear that signing up for social services may jeopardize their ability to stay in the U.S.

Duration:00:09:21

How ‘Football Inc’ missed warning signs around Aaron Hernandez

10/18/2018
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Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez killed himself in prison at age 27, after a stint of criminally violent behavior. Now, the Boston Globe's Spotlight team has investigated the standout's “double lives," including a childhood rife with abuse, extensive reliance on drugs and a severe case of CTE. Were warning signs missed? Amna Nawaz speaks to Globe investigative reporter Bob Hohler.

Duration:00:06:44

Poet Phil Kaye remembers his grandfather and reimagines traditional masculinity

10/18/2018
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Phil Kaye is a Japanese-American poet and filmmaker and co-director of “Project Voice,” an organization that partners with schools to bring poetry into the classroom. He shares one of his poems, “Surplus,” for a brief but spectacular take on his grandfather, Cheerful Al, and the limitations of "traditional masculinity." Kaye's latest book Date & Time is available now.

Duration:00:03:32

Trump denies ‘giving cover’ to Saudi Arabia as alleged hit squad comes into focus

10/17/2018
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held emergency meetings with the leaders of Turkey and Saudi Arabia, as pressure grows for the Trump administration to respond in the case of the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. President Trump denied giving Saudi Arabia “cover,” but Pompeo said he’s waiting until Saudi Arabia completes its investigation before making a determination. Nick Schifrin reports.

Duration:00:02:48

News Wrap: Trump asks Cabinet to cut federal budget

10/17/2018
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In our News Wrap Wednesday, President Trump asked every member of his cabinet to cut five percent from his or her budget for next year after a report shows the U.S. deficit at $779 billion. Also, a senior official at the U.S. Treasury Department was charged with leaking confidential information about the Mueller probe to a reporter.

Duration:00:06:05

How Texas Senate race reflects state’s demographic divide

10/17/2018
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Considered one of the most expensive races in the country this election year, the Texas Senate race could transform Texas politics. Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his Democratic opponent, El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke, faced off in a combative debate last night. Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media reports.

Duration:00:05:15