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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

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

Medical experts, masks, social distancing: Week 2 of Derek Chauvin's trial

4/10/2021
Prosecutors called medical examiners to the stand as the trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd, entered its second week. Brandt Williams, Minnesota Public Radio reporter, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the testimonies -- and how this courtroom was different. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:02

The ethics of 'vaccine passports' and a moral case for global vaccine equity

4/10/2021
As vaccines continue to roll out globally, wealthier nations have been inoculating their populations at much higher rate than the global South, sparking the debate over "vaccine passports." Northwestern University professor Steven Thrasher, instead, argues in favor of focusing on greater vaccine equity. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:18

Library of Congress seeks diverse archivists and storytellers

4/10/2021
Founded in 1802, the U.S. Library of Congress is one of the world's largest repositories of human knowledge. Now, a new initiative backed by a $15 million grant seeks to expand the National Archive to include diverse experiences. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano speaks with Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and first African American Librarian of Congress about the project. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:06:34

News Wrap: U.S. to see sharp drop in Johnson & Johnson vaccines over quality control issue

4/9/2021
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. will see a sharp drop in deliveries of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine next week amid quality control concerns at a Baltimore production plant. President Biden released an outline of his $1.5 trillion budget for 2022, and signed an executive order forming a bipartisan commission to study whether to expand the Supreme Court, limit justices' terms. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:06:27

Medical examiner doubles down on original autopsy finding, labels Floyd's death a homicide

4/9/2021
Friday was a closely watched day in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd. It featured key testimony about what led to Floyd's death from medical examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed the initial autopsy on Floyd's body and declared his death a homicide. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro has our report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:02:18

Amazon workers' push to unionize is over for now. Here's what it means for the future

4/9/2021
Amazon is the second largest private employer in the U.S. with nearly 800,000 workers. But none of its facilities are unionized and the push to unionize from workers in Alabama is over -- for now. Stephanie Sy speaks to Margaret O'Mara, a professor at the University of Washington, about Friday's victory for the retail giant. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:06:12

Examining the microaggressions and 'building blocks to extremism' within the military

4/9/2021
About 15 percent of the insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 were current or former members of the military. The military admits it has an extremism problem, but advocates say it hasn't taken the necessary steps to tackle it. The Pentagon on Friday announced new initiatives and a new working group to counter extremism in the ranks. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:08:01

Meat-packing plants were the earliest COVID hotspots, but vaccinating workers isn't easy

4/9/2021
Workers in meatpacking factories and livestock farms that supply them are among the hardest hit by COVID-19. Nationwide, at least 50,000 meatpackers have been infected and some 250 lost their lives. But things may finally be looking better for them. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro reports on efforts to get them vaccinated for his series, Agents for Change. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:57

Looking back at the long and often turbulent life of Prince Philip

4/9/2021
Britain's Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's husband of 73 years, died Friday at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh had been hospitalized nearly a month ago for heart surgery. Mourners defied COVID-19 protocols to gather in front of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to lay flowers and offer condolences. In this report by Chris Ship, we take a look at his lengthy and often turbulent life. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:06:44