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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, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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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, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Episodes

Johnson & Johnson vaccines halted across the U.S. over possible links to rare blood clots

4/13/2021
COVID vaccination centers have begun suspending the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after federal health officials recommended the move. The CDC and the FDA say they are reviewing extremely rare and severe blood clots in six women, out of nearly 7 million people who have received the vaccine in the U.S. Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:03

Minnesota on edge following the police killing of Daunte Wright

4/13/2021
The death of George Floyd and the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin has kept the state of Minnesota in the national spotlight. Now the death of Daunte Wright near Minneapolis has led to new protests and opened long-standing wounds over policing and race. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:01

George Floyd's brother: 'People want to see change, they want to see justice'

4/13/2021
The killings of Daunte Wright and George Floyd continue to reverberate, not only in Minnesota but around the U.S., on policing, use of force and race. Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's younger brother who took the stand Monday in former police officer Derek Chauvin's trial, and Ben Crump, an attorney representing the Floyd family and Daunte Wright's mother, join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:09:37

Biden to remove remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September

4/13/2021
President Biden plans to announce Wednesday that all 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan will leave the country by Sept. 11. The troop withdrawal would be four months later than the previous deadline, and top Republicans immediately criticized the move. Amna Nawaz joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:36

News Wrap: Slain U.S. Capitol Police officer honored by the nation's leaders

4/13/2021
In our news wrap Tuesday, a slain U.S. Capitol Police officer was honored by the nation's leaders, Iran warned that it will be enriching uranium to 60 percent purity, the holy month of Ramadan began in much of the Muslim world amid surging COVID cases, and more than 300 businesses appealed to the United States to cut greenhouse gas emissions. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:41

After months of simmering conflict, thousands of Russian troops amass on Ukraine's border

4/13/2021
Russia- backed separatists have been fighting against Ukrainian forces since 2014, but this year Ukraine says Russia has gathered nearly 80,000 troops at its border. The Russian government says it's a reaction to what it claimed are NATO plans to push troops closer to Russia's borders. Bill Taylor, former acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:55

Small Florida community aims for energy independence by harnessing the power of the sun

4/13/2021
Florida may be called the Sunshine State, but it is no stranger to the damaging impacts of climate change. Miles O'Brien profiles one small Florida community that is trying to take advantage of all that sunshine, billed as the country's first solar-powered town. This report is part of our collaborative series on climate change and its consequences, "Covering Climate Now." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:26

'The Triumph of Nancy Reagan' explores former first lady's influence in the White House

4/13/2021
An actress-turned-first lady. During her more than 50 year marriage, Nancy Reagan was also the most trusted adviser to her husband, former President Ronald Reagan. Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty is out with a new book about her influence, titled "The Triumph of Nancy Reagan." Tumulty joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:06:34

A Brief But Spectacular take on how democracy can work for everyone

4/13/2021
Eric Liu, who worked in former President Bill Clinton's White House, offers his Brief But Spectacular take on why he's still hopeful democracy can work for everyone. His latest book is called , "Become America." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:52

Minnesota enforces curfew, deploys National Guard after new police shooting sparks protest

4/12/2021
As the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin went into a third week of testimony Monday, a police killing of a motorist in a neighboring community has once again left the region reeling. Amna Nawaz speaks with Lisa Clemons of A Mother's Love Initiative and Campaign Zero's Sam Sinyangwe about the community's reaction. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:10:59

George Floyd's brother remembers him as a caring 'leader' in Chauvin trial testimony

4/12/2021
In the Derek Chauvin trial Monday, prosecutors wrapped up their case, with jurors hearing testimony from George Floyd's brother about Floyd's character, and his role as a "leader" in the family. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:33

News Wrap: 28 percent of U.S. population fully vaccinated as infections continue rising

4/12/2021
In our news wrap Monday, new numbers show 28 percent of the U.S. population is now fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Yet infections are rising again - with Michigan leading states. A police chase in Georgia left three officers wounded and one man dead. And President Biden ramped up his push for a $2.3 trillion jobs and infrastructure package, meeting bipartisan lawmakers at the White House. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:04:06

How conflict between Iran and Israel could affect U.S. diplomacy with Iran

4/12/2021
A major explosion Sunday disabled parts of Iran's uranium enrichment facility at Natanz, south of Tehran. Iran quickly blamed Israel for the incident, which comes as indirect talks between the U.S. and Iran over the crippled nuclear deal are set to resume. John Yang speaks to Henry Rome of the Eurasia Group about possible motives behind the attack, and how it affects U.S. diplomacy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:08:15

New book sheds light on secretive Sackler family -- the makers of opioid OxyContin

4/12/2021
The Sackler family is one of the richest families in America, donating millions to some of the world's most prestigious museums and universities. But the source of that wealth was for many years something of a mystery. William Brangham talks with Patrick Radden Keefe, the author of "Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty," to shed light on the secretive dynasty. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:09:34

Biden's bipartisanship: What we learned from the president's meeting with lawmakers

4/12/2021
Congress returns from recess this week, and as we reported earlier, the first stop for a bipartisan group of lawmakers was the White House -- invited by the president as he works to sell his American Jobs Plan on infrastructure and climate. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins us for an update. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:17

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Biden's bipartisanship efforts, division within the GOP

4/12/2021
NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Biden's bipartisanship style, his infrastructure package, and divisions within the Republican party. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:20

A Brief But Spectacular take on being, and raising, better men

4/12/2021
Researching masculinity has been a life-long interest for Andrew Reiner, and it took on a new urgency when his son, Macallah, was born in 2011. Tonight, Reiner gives his Brief but Spectacular take on confronting an outdated model of masculinity. His latest book is called, "Better Boys, Better Men." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:14

Remembering the heroic army medic who was in the first wave at Omaha Beach

4/12/2021
Sergeant Ray Lambert, the army medic in the first wave that assaulted Omaha beach on D-Day, died this past Friday night, at age 100. Two years ago on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, he spoke with our Malcolm Brabant beside the concrete block where he saved many lives that fateful day. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:01:21

COVID-19 didn't stop these musicians from performing--here's how

4/11/2021
Over a year of COVID-19 shutdowns continues to be particularly hard for artists who rely on live shows and events to make a living -- and despite streaming platforms like Spotify drawing more business than ever, many independent performers have had to find workarounds to get their music to new fans. For some, getting creative has actually brought new success they might have never found in pre-pandemic times. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker has the story. PBS NewsHour is supported by -...

Duration:00:08:02

Exploring Hate: An inside look at anti-extremism training in the military

4/11/2021
Nearly one in six people charged in the January 6 Capitol siege are military veterans. To address the growing concerns of misinformation and extremism within the ranks, Secretary Lloyd Austin implemented a stand down to train active troops around the world to combat the issue. Special Correspondent Michael Cerre gives us an inside look at the anti-extremism training at a Marine unit. This segment is part of our ongoing initiative: Exploring Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and Extremism. PBS...

Duration:00:26:35