PBS NewsHour - Segments

PBS NewsHour - Segments

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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 a…


Fighting abates in northern Syria, but political and humanitarian crises endure
Oct 18 • 3 min
The battleground in northeastern Syria appears to be quieting, after a cease-fire between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters got off to a rocky start. But will Turkey keep its word — and was the U.S. pullout from the region appropriate? President Trump’s…
News Wrap: Mulvaney’s Ukraine comments prompt GOP criticism
Oct 18 • 5 min
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump is facing new criticism from Republicans over the issue that launched the impeachment inquiry. Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida said acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney cannot erase comments about tying military aid…
Mexico failed to capture the son of ‘El Chapo.’ Can it contain drug cartels?
Oct 18 • 5 min
Mexico’s president defended his security forces Friday for releasing the son of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after they caught him, when members of the cartel opened fire and seized soldiers. Analysts say the failed raid casts doubt on the…
Pilot messages reveal 2016 concerns over safety of Boeing 737 MAX
Oct 18 • 6 min
Boeing is facing new questions about its dealings with federal safety regulators over the grounded 737 MAX jet. At issue are 2016 messages from a Boeing pilot who says he lied to officials about a flight-control system now linked to two deadly crashes.…
John Kasich on supporting impeachment and the question Trump voters should ask themselves
Oct 18 • 8 min
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich served in public office for over three decades. But in his new book, “It’s Up to Us,” he calls on the American people to pay less attention to the president and political drama in Washington — and more to their own actions and…
Shields and Brooks on Trump’s Syria ‘blunder,’ impeachment outlook
Oct 18 • 14 min
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including how the impeachment inquiry is affecting President Trump’s support among Republicans, fallout from Trump’s…
A groundbreaking exhibition finally tells the stories of Native women artists
Oct 18 • 6 min
“Hearts of Our People” is the country’s first ever exhibition devoted solely to the works of Native American women. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts assembled the retrospective, which is currently at Nashville’s Frist Art Museum and will visit Tulsa and…
How these 2 astronauts took a giant leap for womankind
Oct 18 • 2 min
NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch conducted the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Friday. The occasion represented a momentous milestone for the space program, which long disregarded women. Meir and Koch…
Turkish ambassador to U.S. disputes that Erdogan agreed to a ‘cease-fire’
Oct 17 • 12 min
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday about Turkey’s military offensive in northern Syria. They agreed to a five-day pause in the operation, but disagreed about…
How the Trump impeachment inquiry and Senate trial could unfold
Oct 17 • 10 min
There was confusion around the words of the Trump administration’s acting chief of staff Thursday. Mick Mulvaney first connected the delay of military aid to Ukraine with an investigation into a DNC server in 2016 but then said the two were unrelated.…
News Wrap: Nor’easter knocks out power to 400,000 in Maine, Massachusetts
Oct 17 • 7 min
In our news wrap Thursday, New England is cleaning up after a powerful nor’easter lashed the region with heavy rain and wind gusting to 90 miles an hour. Some 400,000 customers in Maine and Massachusetts lost power. Also, about 25,000 teachers and staff…
Congress mourns Elijah Cummings, veteran lawmaker and civil rights advocate
Oct 17 • 3 min
Veteran Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland died early Thursday at age 68, after suffering long-standing health problems. The Baltimore Democrat was a highly regarded figure in both political parties, known for his advocacy on civil rights issues.…
The EU approved Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan — but will Parliament?
Oct 17 • 7 min
European Union leaders unanimously backed a Brexit deal with the United Kingdom on Thursday. The next major hurdle is for British Parliament to approve the agreement — no easy feat for Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to…
In tentative UAW deal, GM trades cash bonuses for future flexibility
Oct 17 • 7 min
A month-long strike by the United Auto Workers appears to be nearing an end. The organization’s leadership approved a tentative deal with General Motors on Thursday, but workers will remain on the picket line until rank-and-file members vote on it over…
How big data is transforming creative commerce
Oct 17 • 9 min
Big data is disrupting nearly every aspect of modern life. Artificial intelligence, which involves machines learning, analyzing and acting upon enormous sets of data, is transforming industries and eliminating certain jobs. But that data can also be used…
Syria and impeachment put Trump on defensive as House condemns pullout
Oct 16 • 12 min
President Trump on Wednesday dismissed criticism of his withdrawal from northeast Syria and the ensuing Turkish incursion, but a bipartisan vote in the House condemned his action. The fallout comes as another key witness testified in the impeachment…
News Wrap: GM and UAW reach tentative deal to end strike
Oct 16 • 4 min
In our news wrap Wednesday, General Motors and United Auto Workers reached a tentative deal to end a month-long strike. Union leaders meet Thursday to vote on the deal, which UAW said won major gains for some 49,000 workers. Also, the U.S. special envoy…
Warren becomes debate target as moderates vie for breakout
Oct 16 • 12 min
At Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Ohio, attacks on Sen. Elizabeth Warren started early and came from all sides, particularly from more moderate voices. But the candidates did agree on one thing: support for the impeachment inquiry. Yamiche…
Traditional Native foods are the key ingredient in the Sioux Chef’s healthy cooking
Oct 16 • 5 min
Sean Sherman, better known as the Sioux Chef, uses ingredients native to the Americas to draw attention to the long-forgotten Native culinary tradition. His research and cooking are also a way to push back against processed foods that he and others blame…
Nats’ path to World Series is something to cheer for in divided D.C.
Oct 16 • 4 min
For the first time since 1933, Washington, D.C., finally has a baseball team going to the World Series. William Brangham reports on the Nationals’ unlikely run to the fall classic, and what hometown pride means for the nation’s capital at a time when…
Why tackling the opioid crisis requires treating addiction like any other medical condition
Oct 16 • 3 min
“The opioid epidemic is the greatest public health crisis of our generation,” says clinical psychologist Navdeep Kang. But, he says, a lot of people struggle to get access to care, facing long wait times, when addiction should be treated just like any…