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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

New details, but few answers, about Thursday's Indianapolis shooting

4/17/2021
More details about the mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility Thursday night continue to emerge, including the names of victims, that the FBI had previously interviewed the shooter, and that half of those dead from the shooting come from a Sikh background, raising more questions around the killer's motive. Lawrence Andrea, Public Safety and Breaking News Reporter for the Indianapolis Star, has been covering the shooting and joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. PBS NewsHour is...

Duration:00:02:41

Why field training officers are hindering police reform

4/17/2021
The Derek Chauvin trial and shootings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo by the police have renewed calls for police reform. A Marshall Project investigation, which reviewed 10 large city departments and its field trainers, found that the officers and their training methods are one of the biggest roadblocks to police reform. Marshall Project staff writer Simone Weischelbaum joins. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:00

Prince Philip is laid to rest after small funeral amid COVID-19 restrictions

4/17/2021
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, who died last week at 99, was laid to rest at St. George's Chapel on Saturday. The funeral, which was an intimate affair due to COVID-19 restrictions in the UK, was attended by only 30 members of the royal family, including the Queen, who sat alone. Special Correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins for more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:04:15

What are my chances of hospitalization even after being fully vaccinated?

4/17/2021
The latest on COVID-19 and vaccines: Johnson & Johnson shots continue to be on pause as health officials investigate extremely rare side effects; Moderna and Pfizer vaccination appointments are becoming easier to snag in many states; and what scientists are learning about the vaccine's efficacy against variants and 'breakthrough infections.' ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:16

Indianapolis mayor calls for national action on gun laws after FedEx shooting

4/16/2021
Police in Indianapolis have spent Friday looking for answers after a gunman shot eight people to death and then killed himself. The incident prompted President Biden to call the nation's gun violence incidents a "national embarrassment." The bloodshed stunned a city that's been hard hit by gun violence, and its mayor is calling for national action. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:46

Chicago sees massive protests after police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

4/16/2021
Questions over the fatal shooting and the role of the police in the death of a teen are front and center in Chicago. There, the mayor, city officials and community leaders are taking stock of how police respond with force, and whether more changes are needed. Stephanie Sy speaks to Hans Menos, the Vice President of Law Enforcement Initiatives for the Center for Policing Equity, for this report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:11

News Wrap: AG Garland rescinds Trump-era curb on consent decrees for police

4/16/2021
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. Justice department rescinded a Trump-era curb on consent decrees, making it easier to investigate police departments and press for major changes in use of force. An Indiana man has become the first person to plead guilty to federal charges in the January assault on the U.S. Capitol. Russia responded to new U.S. sanctions today with penalties of its own. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:03

Biden flip-flops on refugee policy after blowback for keeping Trump-era restrictions

4/16/2021
Friday saw the Biden administration giving mixed messages on refugee admission. After receiving blowback for keeping the historically low refugee cap set by President Trump, the White House quickly reversed its position, and said it will move to lift them. Yamiche Alcindor has more on the flip-flop, and discusses it with Jenny Yang, the vice president of advocacy and policy at World Relief. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:04:10

Trans athletes say they are being 'othered' as record number of bills seek to limit rights

4/16/2021
It's been a record-breaking year of bills proposed in state legislatures that would limit transgender rights - from access to medical care to sports participation. Despite that, a new PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll found that Americans across the political spectrum oppose those efforts, and more than half of people personally know someone who is transgender. John yang has our report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:10

Brooks and Capehart on police shootings, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

4/16/2021
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including police shootings of people of color, and the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:11:29

Remembering 5 incredible people who lost their lives to COVID-19

4/16/2021
Every Friday, we take a moment to remember the incredible lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. These are their stories. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:29

Long excluded from country music, Black women are finally breaking through

4/16/2021
This weekend, Mickey Guyton will become the first Black woman to co-host the Academy of Country Music Awards. She was the only Black woman to be nominated for an award this year. But as Amna Nawaz reports, a number of Black women are starting to gain traction in the genre. It's part of our ongoing arts and culture coverage, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:07:47

Here's what the latest U.S. sanctions against Russia mean for the historic adversaries

4/15/2021
President Joe Biden announced a series of tough new sanctions against Russia Thursday, as the historic adversaries confront one another again both in cyberspace, and on the ground in Europe and beyond. The Biden administration targeted individuals and the state itself. John Yang speaks to Georgetown University's Angela Stent, and investigative journalist Michael Weiss about the move. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:09:31

News Wrap: Half of all U.S. adults have received at least one vaccine dose, CDC says

4/15/2021
In our news wrap Thursday, the CDC reported nearly half of all American adults have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and about 30 percent are fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, India recorded a staggering 200,000 new infections today, forcing lockdowns in New Delhi and Mumbai. And, former police officer Kim Potter had her first court appearance today for shooting motorist Daunte Wright. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:04:02

A picture of disorganization: Analyzing Capitol Police's failures on January 6

4/15/2021
Lawmakers Thursday continued to assemble their picture of what went wrong on January 6. An internal watchdog testified about his ongoing review of U.S. Capitol Police, and shared his initial conclusions about why their defense failed that day after a pro-trump mob stormed the building. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins has the report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:03:13

Afghanistan hopes continued support from international allies will curb Taliban violence

4/15/2021
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Duration:00:08:51

Boehner says Republicans should stick to principles, and Biden must aim for bipartisanship

4/15/2021
It's the story of how a bartender's son rose to become second in line to the presidency. Former House speaker John Boehner's new book, "On The House: A Washington Memoir," is a memoir brimming with expletives and unfiltered takes on today's politics and politicians on both sides of the aisle. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the book, Joe Biden, and the state of the Republican party. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:08:08

What Canada's universal health system could teach the U.S. about managing a pandemic

4/15/2021
More than 30 million Americans have gone without health insurance in the last year. Other high-income nations cover their entire populations for a lot less money than the U.S. already spends. But does a universal health care system help save lives in a pandemic? For answers, William Brangham looks to our northern neighbor Canada and its single-payer system. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:09:55

Derek Chauvin refuses to testify as murder trial heads into closing arguments

4/15/2021
The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd last May, is nearing its conclusion. The trial is being watched closely all around the country and internationally. The defense finished calling its witnesses Thursday, and Chauvin opted not to testify. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro has our latest update on the case. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:02:13

How the 2008 economic crisis created a 'new wandering tribe' of seasonal workers

4/15/2021
The latest selection for our "Now Read This" book club, Jessica Bruder's "Nomadland," documents a growing phenomenon in the country -- a "wandering tribe" of seasonal workers. It has inspired a new movie of the same name. The film was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards, and has multiple Oscar nominations. Jeffrey Brown has the latest for our ongoing arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Duration:00:05:20