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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

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

Biden says U.S. will still 'hold Taliban accountable' after troops leave Afghanistan

4/14/2021
President Joe Biden formally announced Wednesday that the United States would withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 20 years since the fateful day that led to the U.S. invasion. More than 2,300 American soldiers have lost their lives in what's become the country's longest war. John Yang begins our coverage. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:59

News Wrap: Kim Potter charged with second-degree manslaughter after shooting Daunte Wright

4/14/2021
In our news wrap Wednesday, Kim Potter, the former police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright outside Minneapolis was charged with second-degree manslaughter. Then, a scathing new report blames the leadership of the Capitol Police for a raft of failures before January 6. And, the Biden administration has proposed ending a Trump-era ban on federally funded clinics referring women for abortions. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:06:33

The rise and fall of ponzi scheme mastermind Bernie Madoff

4/14/2021
Former financier Bernie Madoff, who organized the largest fraud in wall street's history, died Wednesday. He swindled major charities, universities and celebrities out of billions, and was serving 150 years in prison. Stephanie Sy has our report about his rise and fall. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:02:01

Will the withdrawal of U.S. troops enable the Taliban? Three Afghanistan experts weigh in

4/14/2021
Judy Woodruff speaks with three experts on Afghanistan. Retired Lt. Gen. Doug Lute served in both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations focusing on Afghanistan. Annie Pforzheimer was acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Afghanistan until 2019. And David Sedney was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia during the Obama administration. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:10:29

How the U.S. plans to address educational inequities, teacher burnout and school shootings

4/14/2021
More than half of public schools around the country are back to full time in-person classes. But many school districts still are using distance or hybrid learning, and there are many questions ahead about what it will take to reopen more fully in the coming months. Amna Nawaz looks at those questions and more with Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:09:07

Sen. Capito: More bipartisanship needed on infrastructure, Biden 'left us in the dust'

4/14/2021
President Joe Biden has proposed a $2 trillion measure, The American Jobs Plan, to improve the country's infrastructure. As negotiations on that get underway in Washington, Judy Woodruff is joined by a senator who's deeply involved - ranking member of the Environment and Public Works committee, Republican Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, to discuss the package. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:38

Medical witness for defense in Chauvin trial says Floyd's manner of death 'undetermined'

4/14/2021
The defense team for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been making the case that George Floyd died for other reasons, and that Chauvin's kneeling on Floyd's neck was not the crucial factor. Today, the defense focused on that question with its own expert testimony stating that instead of "homicide," Floyd's manner of death was "undetermined." Yamiche Alcindor has our report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:11

The common ground between law enforcement and activists' call to 'defund the police'

4/14/2021
As the nation watches the trial of Derek Chauvin, we return to the debate that George Floyd's death ignited. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault spoke with current and former law enforcement officers about "defunding the police," and what reforms they believe are needed to improve relations between them and the communities they serve. It's part of our ongoing series, Race Matters. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:10:38

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