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The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.

The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.
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The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.

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Episodes

Domestic – 2016-12-23

12/23/2016
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The Friday News Roundup: President-elect Trump continues to add to his top-level staff. Obamacare sign-ups are strong despite the law's uncertain future. And North Carolina fails to repeal a controversial bathroom bill.

Duration:00:47:53

International – 2016-12-16

12/16/2016
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Evacuations from eastern Aleppo stall amid new violence. President Obama vows action against Russia over hacking. And President-elect Trump calls into question America's One China policy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:53

International – 2016-12-09

12/9/2016
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Syrian rebels seek evacuation from the besieged city of Aleppo. President-elect Trump chooses an Iowa governor with good relations with Beijing as ambassador to China. And Italy's prime minister resigns after a referendum defeat. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:58

Domestic – 2016-12-09

12/9/2016
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President-elect Trump picks an ally of the fossil fuel industry to head the E.P.A. The son of incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over fake news tweets. And life expectancy declines in the U.S. for the first time in decades. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the top domestic news stories of the week.

Duration:00:47:43

International – 2016-12-02

12/2/2016
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President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:54

Domestic – 2016-12-02

12/2/2016
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President-elect Donald Trump starts a victory tour with a stop in Cincinnati. Nancy Pelosi is re-elected House minority leader. And North Carolina prosecutors say the police officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott will not face charges.

Duration:00:48:07

International – 2016-11-18

11/18/2016
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Barack Obama addresses a divided Europe on his last overseas trip as president. Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 80 people this week. And Japan's prime minister meets with President-elect Trump. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:53

Domestic – 2016-11-18

11/18/2016
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Donald Trump's transition gets off to a rocky start. Hillary Clinton makes her first address since conceding the election. And Obamacare enrollment surges, as Republicans vow to repeal the law. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Duration:00:47:52

International – 2016-11-11

11/11/2016
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The world reacts to the election victory of Donald Trump. Foreign leaders express concern about alliances and trade deals. And a Chinese official is named the new head of Interpol. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:56

Domestic – 2016-11-11

11/11/2016
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The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Republicans keep control of the House and Senate. And Democrats try to understand the populist wave that led to their defeat.

Duration:00:48:07

International – 2016-11-04

11/4/2016
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Britain's High Court throws a wrench into the government's Brexit plans. The leader of ISIS urges followers to fight to the death in Mosul. And Syrian rebels reject Russia's call for fighters and civilians to leave Aleppo. A panel of journalists joins Diane at the Newseum for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:56

Domestic – 2016-11-04

11/4/2016
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Polls show the presidential race tightening in the final days of the campaign. President Obama criticizes the FBI's handling of a new investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. And the Chicago Cubs win the World Series for the first time since 1908. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Duration:00:47:59

International – 2016-10-28

10/28/2016
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Officials in Iraq fear ISIS is carrying out mass executions near Mosul. French officials tear down a migrant camp in Calais known as The Jungle. And thousands of anti-government protestors take to the streets in Venezuela. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:56

International – 2016-10-21

10/21/2016
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The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:54

Domestic – 2016-10-21

10/21/2016
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In the final debate, Donald Trump refuses to say whether he'll accept the election results. North Carolina officials investigate the firebombing of Republican Party headquarters. And a police chiefs' organization apologizes for 'historical mistreatment of minorities.' A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Duration:00:47:56

International – 2016-10-14

10/14/2016
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Russian President Vladimir Putin cancels a visit to France over a disagreement on Syria. An American warship strikes Yemen. And Thailand mourns the death of its king, the world's longest-reigning monarch. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:54

Domestic – 2016-10-14

10/14/2016
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Donald Trump faces new allegations of groping women. Wikileaks releases hacked emails from Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. And Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in Literature. Diane and a panel of reporters discuss the top domestic stories of the week.

Duration:00:47:29

International – 2016-10-07

10/7/2016
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Colombia's president is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over Syria. And more than 11,000 migrants are rescued this week off the Libyan coast. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:47:54

Domestic – 2016-10-07

10/7/2016
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Fallout from the only vice presidential debate of the campaign. Congressional Republicans weigh the down-ballot Trump effect. And the FBI arrests another NSA contractor. A panel of journalists joins guest host John Donvan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Duration:00:47:52

International – 2016-09-30

9/30/2016
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Heads of state attend the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. Russia rejects Secretary Kerry's demands on Syria. And the U.S. plans to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq to fight the Islamic State. A panel of journalists joins guest host Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Duration:00:48:07