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PBS NewsHour - Segments

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 -


Thousands gather in Moscow for Navalny's funeral, defying Kremlin and Russian police
Alexei Navalny, Russia's opposition leader, was buried Friday on the outskirts of Moscow, two weeks after his suspicious death in a Siberian prison camp. He was mourned by thousands in the streets amid threats by the Kremlin and a massive police presence. Navalny showed in death he could still conjure resistance to Putin's authoritarian rule. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
03:49 3/1/24
Navalny's legacy and the future of Russian opposition
Thousands defied the Kremlin and fears of a police crackdown to gather for the funeral of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Geoff Bennett discussed Navalny's legacy with Dan Storyev, English managing editor at OVD-Info, a human rights organization that aims to end political persecution in Russia. He also participated in Navalny protests. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
05:15 3/1/24
News Wrap: Biden says U.S. military will airdrop humanitarian aid into Gaza
In our news wrap Friday, President Biden announced the U.S. military will begin airdropping humanitarian aid into Gaza, at least four police officers in Haiti have been killed in a new burst of gang warfare, a Colorado paramedic was sentenced to five years in prison in the death of Elijah McClain and officials in Texas say the biggest wildfire in state history has destroyed 500 homes. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
04:16 3/1/24
CDC director on new COVID guidance ending 5-day isolation
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its COVID guidance for when people need to isolate, return to school or work and get a booster shot. It's part of broader recommendations on respiratory illnesses. CDC Director Dr. Mandy Cohen joined Amna Nawaz to discuss the changes. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
06:12 3/1/24
Nobel Peace Prize winner defends reputation against corruption charges in Bangladesh
Nearly a half-century after its birth from a bloody civil war, Bangladesh has made significant strides in reducing poverty. One of the best-known architects of this progress is Muhammad Yunus, who popularized the concept of microfinance. However, Yunus has run afoul of his country's prime minister and now faces criminal charges. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports for the series, Agents for Change. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
06:39 3/1/24
Brooks and Capehart on the immigration policies of Biden and Trump
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden's and Donald Trump's visits to the southern border, what to expect on Super Tuesday and Mitch McConnell's announcement he's stepping down from GOP leadership. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
10:44 3/1/24
Beyoncé brings new audience to country music and highlights the genre's Black roots
This week, Beyoncé continued her reign at the top of the country charts. Last week she became the first Black woman to hit number one with her banjo-infused bop "Texas Hold 'Em." The song has brought a new audience to the genre and reminded music fans of country music's deep African and African American roots. Amna Nawaz has a closer look for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
06:01 3/1/24
More than 100 killed in Gaza while trying to get food from aid convoy
The health ministry in Gaza says 30,000 people there have died in 146 days of war. That grim threshold was crossed after more than 100 died while trying to pull aid from trucks. The U.N. says more than half a million people are "one step away" from famine. Nick Schifrin reports. A warning, images in this story are disturbing. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
04:35 2/29/24
Refugees International head discusses difficulties getting humanitarian aid into Gaza
Almost the entire population of Gaza needs aid, but only a fraction of what's needed is entering the besieged strip. For more on the current humanitarian crisis there, Geoff Bennett spoke with Jeremy Konyndyk. He's the president of Refugees International, a global humanitarian organization, and previously served in the Biden and Obama administrations. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
05:19 2/29/24
News Wrap: Texas crews fighting largest wildfire in state's history
In our news wrap Thursday, crews in Texas are fighting to gain ground on the largest wildfire in the state's history, Donald Trump appealed a ruling that bars him from Illinois' presidential primary ballot, Congress is moving to head off a government shutdown this weekend and Vladimir Putin renewed his warning to the West that it could risk nuclear war over Ukraine. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
06:11 2/29/24
Biden and Trump visits to border highlight conflicting immigration policies
President Biden and former President Trump made separate visits to two towns along the southern border as immigration becomes a key issue ahead of the November election. Laura Barrón-López reports from Brownsville, Texas. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
07:56 2/29/24
Women share personal experiences with IVF and views on Alabama court ruling
Lawmakers in Alabama are working to quickly pass bills to protect IVF clinics and providers after a state Supreme Court decision ruled that an embryo created through IVF should be considered a person. We hear from women who are affected by the ruling and Amna Nawaz discusses the effort to save IVF with Barbara Collura of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
08:40 2/29/24
Palestinian American's art exhibition in Indiana canceled after criticizing Gaza bombings
As with universities around the country, some arts institutions have been roiled by tensions in the ongoing war in the Middle East. One controversy has unfolded at the Art Museum of Indiana University where an internationally prominent Palestinian American artist was scheduled to have her first American retrospective this month. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and canvas series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
09:24 2/29/24
A Brief But Spectacular take on the power of nature
Akiima Price has dedicated her life to getting people outdoors. As founder of The Friends of Anacostia Park in Washington, D.C., she aims to improve the park and the lives of those who live in the community. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on the power of nature. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
02:43 2/29/24
Supreme Court agrees to decide if Trump is immune from election interference prosecution
The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over whether Donald Trump is immune from prosecution for his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The justices set oral arguments for the week of April 22. Trump's pending trial in a federal court in Washington will remain on hold until then. William Brangham reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
03:27 2/28/24
Congressional leaders agree on deal to avert government shutdown
It was a swirl of news at the Capitol Wednesday where the top four leaders in Congress agreed on a deal to avert a government shutdown for at least a week. That came after GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell announced he will step down from leadership this fall. House Republicans also made headlines by questioning Hunter Biden behind closed doors. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
06:29 2/28/24
News Wrap: High winds help wildfires spread across Texas Panhandle
In our news wrap Wednesday, high winds pushed wildfires across the Texas Panhandle and one grew into the second largest in state history, the Supreme Court will decide whether to uphold a ban on bump stocks, the leader of Hamas claims his group will consider making concessions in the Gaza cease-fire talks and loved ones of Alexei Navalny will hold a funeral for him on Friday in Moscow. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
04:29 2/28/24
Democratic and Republican strategists on what early primary results mean for Biden, Trump
President Biden and former President Trump's victories in the Michigan primaries further shored up an election rematch. Trump won with 68% of the GOP vote while Biden locked down 81% with some Democratic voters casting uncommitted ballots in protest of the handling of the war in Gaza. Geoff Bennett discussed the results with Republican strategist Kevin Madden and Democratic strategist Faiz Shakir. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
08:39 2/28/24
Yellen discusses state of the economy, importance of aid for Ukraine
The Congressional funding deal reached Wednesday will avert a government shutdown for at least a week. Amna Nawaz discussed those negotiations. the overall state of the economy and aid for Ukraine with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
07:15 2/28/24
How governors are working on solutions amid intense political polarization
At a time of intense polarization across the country and bitter partisan battles in Washington, some of the nation's governors are attempting to find a way forward to solve their own states' problems. Judy Woodruff sat down with two governors from opposing sides to talk about their call to disagree better. It's part of her series, America at a Crossroads. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
11:08 2/28/24
Texas music teacher uses mariachi to help students connect with Mexican culture
The rhythm of mariachi music is known worldwide and becoming even more so. Music teacher Susana Diaz-Lopez shares her insights on its growth and impact in the Austin area. From cultural connections to musical exploration, her students find their place in and out of school. Our Student Reporting Labs academy fellows produced this story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
02:53 2/28/24
Biden, congressional leaders meet at White House with potential shutdown looming
The top four leaders in Congress met with President Biden in the Oval Office to discuss how to fund the government and what should happen next for U.S. support of Ukraine. Congress faces a precarious stack of crises this week as leaders race to meet deadlines, including one that could spark a partial government shutdown. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
06:10 2/27/24
News Wrap: Israel, Hamas cast doubt on Biden's hope for cease-fire deal
In our news wrap Tuesday, Israel and Hamas cast doubt on President Biden's suggestion that a Gaza cease-fire deal could be reached by Monday, communities in Israel held local elections despite the ongoing war, Ukraine's military retreated from more territory in the east after intense battles overnight and a human rights activist in Russia was sentenced to prison for criticizing the Ukraine war. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
04:09 2/27/24
Michigan Democratic Party chair discusses 'uncommitted' primary voters
Voters in Michigan are casting their votes in that state's presidential primary. Some Democratic activists say they're hoping to send a message to President Biden, by voting "uncommitted." It follows growing frustration among some Muslim and Arab Americans over the administration's handling of the war in Gaza. Geoff Bennett discussed more with Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lavora Barnes. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
04:25 2/27/24
Murder of Georgia student fuels heated debate over immigration policies
The murder of a college student in Georgia and the immigration status of her alleged killer have thrown new fuel into the heated debate over immigration and the government's policies. Amna Nawaz discussed more with Charis Kubrin, a professor of criminology, law and society at the University of California, Irvine and co-author of, "Immigration and Crime: Taking Stock." PBS NewsHour is supported by -
08:02 2/27/24
Israeli soldier's video diaries offer unique perspective on war in Gaza
We have a rare glimpse into the Israel-Hamas war from an ordinary Israeli infantryman, Sam Sank, who in normal life works in information technology. His period of service has just ended and special correspondent Malcolm Brabant caught up with him during a brief visit to the Sank family home in London. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
07:26 2/27/24
Vision for new affordable city in California meets skepticism from locals
Cities worldwide are becoming overcrowded, overpriced and a source of global warming. That's why a group called "California Forever" is looking to build a livable, affordable, and eco-friendly community near San Francisco. But some local officials and residents are skeptical about the proposal. Paul Solman visited the area to find out if the developers' dreams could come true. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
08:55 2/27/24
Israel plans for invasion of Rafah as cease-fire and hostage negotiations continue
Jordan's king warned against a proposed Israeli raid of Rafah in Southern Gaza after the IDF sent an operational plan to the War Cabinet outlining its proposed invasion. Rafah is now home to more than 1.3 million Palestinians who have fled fighting elsewhere in Gaza. At the same time, negotiations continue over a cease-fire and deal to exchange hostages for prisoners. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
05:52 2/26/24
News Wrap: Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case
In our news wrap Monday, Donald Trump appealed the $454 million judgment in his New York civil fraud case, Ukrainian troops retreated again in the east as Russian forces pushed forward, Alexei Navalny supporters may try to hold a farewell event in Moscow this week and Sweden cleared the final hurdle to NATO membership as Hungary's parliament voted to ratify its bid. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
03:57 2/26/24
Supreme Court hears cases involving free speech rights on social media
The Supreme Court heard arguments in highly consequential cases navigating First Amendment protections on social media. Tech companies are taking on state laws, decrying conservative censorship online. A decision could fundamentally change the use of speech on the internet. Amna Nawaz discussed the hearing with Supreme Court analyst Marcia Coyle. PBS NewsHour is supported by -
08:51 2/26/24

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