Pbs Newshour - Segments



Select the specific PBS NewsHour updates, in-depth reports, interviews and analysis that match your interests. (Updated daily)


  • News Wrap: U.S. denies Netanyahu's claims of a slowdown in weapon shipments to Israel

    23/06/2024 Duração: 02min

    In our news wrap Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu doubled down on his complaints of a decline in U.S. arms deliveries, Saudi Arabia's health minister said more than 1,300 Muslim pilgrims died amid scorching heat during this year's Hajj, the motive in Friday's shooting at an Arkansas grocery store remains a mystery, and star American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson is headed to the Olympics. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How Arizona aims to reduce the number of teens aging out of foster care

    23/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    More than 400,000 children in the U.S. are living in foster care. Each year, nearly 20,000 become adults and are left without the support of a guardian or the government. John Yang speaks with Darcy Olsen, CEO of the Center for the Rights of Abused Children, about a pilot project in Arizona designed to help teenagers in foster care find safe and permanent homes before they age out of the system. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What to know about the private firms illegally profiting from veterans' disability claims

    23/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    In the two years since the PACT Act brought about a landmark expansion of veterans' benefits, more than 1 million disability claims have been approved. But a number of for-profit companies are also reaping benefits, even though what they do is against the law. Patrick Murray, legislative director at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Why little is known about what causes many pregnancies to end in miscarriage

    23/06/2024 Duração: 04min

    Every year, about 1 million pregnancies in the U.S. end in a miscarriage. In as many as half those cases, doctors are at a loss to explain why, and experts say stigma and shame are hampering efforts to learn about what causes miscarriages. PBS News Hour's Courtney Norris reports. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Meet the ninth grader who's helping restore Mississippi's oyster reefs

    23/06/2024 Duração: 04min

    In the past two decades, the oyster population in Mississippi's Gulf waters has been devastated by both natural and manmade disasters. Among those working to restore oyster habitats is ninth grader Demi Johnson, who was recently recognized by the National Geographic Society for growing more than 1,000 oysters, which are likely to spawn millions more. John Yang speaks with Johnson about her work. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Oppressive heat, extreme weather conditions sweep across the U.S.

    22/06/2024 Duração: 03min

    In our news wrap Saturday, heat, wildfires and flooding hit many parts of the U.S., an Arkansas man is facing murder charges stemming from a grocery store shooting, the death toll in Gaza climbed after two Israeli airstrikes, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy said more Western help is needed after a day of deadly Russian attacks, and Las Vegas police removed a mysterious monolith from the desert. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Bowel cancer is on the rise. Here's how immunotherapy drugs could help

    22/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    Bowel cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, killing nearly 1 million people per year, and cases of colorectal cancer have been on the rise. But there are glimmers of hope after two studies found that using immunotherapy drugs before surgery dramatically increased the chance of curing bowel cancer in certain patients. John Yang speaks with Dr. Vikram Reddy to learn more. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Why lower-income renters in Austin are struggling to find affordable housing

    22/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    Rents nationwide have cooled from historic highs, according to the latest inflation figures. Austin, Texas, is one of the places where rents are showing a downward trend, but lower-income families say their rents are often staying the same or even increasing. Blair Waltman-Alexin of Austin PBS reports. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • The big environmental costs of rising demand for big data to power the internet

    22/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    The rise of artificial intelligence is requiring faster and bigger computations for even simple tasks compared to, say, a Google search. It's adding to the demand for more internet data centers, but these facilities come at a big environmental cost, especially for the communities that host them. Science journalist Sachi Kitajima Mulkey joins Ali Rogin to discuss. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Ban on domestic violence abusers owning guns upheld by Supreme Court

    21/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    The Supreme Court handed down a major victory for gun control advocates, ruling that domestic abusers can be barred from owning guns. In an 8-1 decision, the court rejected a 2nd Amendment challenge to the federal law that makes it illegal for people with domestic violence restraining orders to possess firearms. William Brangham discussed the case with News Hour Supreme Court analyst Marcia Coyle. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: European Union sets date for Ukraine, Moldova membership talks

    21/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    In our news wrap Friday, the European Union set a date to begin membership talks for Ukraine and Moldova, health officials in Gaza say Israeli airstrikes on tent camps near Rafah killed at least 25, reports in China say at least 47 people have died amid catastrophic flooding and landslides and the FDA approved the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • A look at the massive donations to campaigns and super PACs this election season

    21/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    The 2024 campaign was already shaping up to be the most expensive election of all time, but now several high-profile billionaires are dumping massive amounts of money into the presidential race. Laura Barrón-López discussed where the money is coming from and where it's being spent with Anna Massoglia, the editorial and investigations manager at Open Secrets. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • British journalist backs out of taking top Washington Post job amid ethics concerns

    21/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    There's more turbulence in the top rungs of one of the nation's leading media outlets. The Washington Post is again looking for a top editor after Robert Winnett, the British journalist set to take the position, withdrew. It comes after a year marked by staff cuts, a high-profile resignation and mounting red ink. Lisa Desjardins discussed more with former Post columnist Margaret Sullivan. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Brooks and Capehart on Biden's immigration order and Trump's mixed message

    21/06/2024 Duração: 10min

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join William Brangham to discuss the week in politics, including a Supreme Court ruling over access to guns, President Biden's latest order protecting migrants and Donald Trump's mixed messages on immigration. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • India's Muslims continue to face discrimination and hate following Modi's election win

    21/06/2024 Duração: 08min

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured a third term, but his party lost its majority in parliament. Modi portrays himself as a strong leader of a rising nation, but his ten years in office have been marked by a fierce crackdown on dissent and India's ethnic and religious minorities. Producer Zeba Warsi traveled across northern India to report on the impact that has had on Muslims there. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Critics pick the summer movies likely to sizzle at the box office

    21/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    It's officially summer, which means it's a great time to go to the movies. This season had a slow box office start with "Furiosa" and "The Fall Guy'' underperforming expectations. Jeffrey Brown looks ahead with Aisha Harris of NPR and Mark Olson of the Los Angeles Times. It's for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Putin sign deals with Vietnam during trip to bolster Russian support in Asia

    20/06/2024 Duração: 08min

    In our news wrap Thursday, Vladimir Putin signed deals with Vietnam during his trip to bolster support in Asia, the trial of a Russian American woman accused of treason began in Moscow, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is set to be the next NATO Secretary General and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced sanctions against Mexican drug cartel members in a push to address the opioid crisis. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Louisiana's Ten Commandments law raises new concerns over separation of church and state

    20/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    Louisiana will now require the Ten Commandments to be displayed in every public school classroom. Similar bills have been proposed in Texas, Oklahoma and Utah, raising questions about the constitutional separation of church and state. Geoff Bennett discussed more with Charles Haynes of the Freedom Forum, a nonpartisan foundation promoting First Amendment freedoms. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Netanyahu faces doubts from Israeli military leaders over war in Gaza

    20/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    A diplomatic spat between Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and the Biden administration comes amid tensions between Netanyahu and his own military. The Israel Defense Force's top spokesman made public the military's concerns about Netanyahu's claim that Hamas can be destroyed. Nick Schifrin discussed the criticism and how it plays into the strains between Netanyahu and Biden with Laura Blumenfeld. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How right-wing disinformation is fueling conspiracy theories about the 2024 election

    20/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    It's been more than three years since baseless claims about the 2020 election inspired an attack on the Capitol, but the lies haven't stopped. With less than five months until November, Donald Trump is at it again with help from right-wing media. Laura Barrón-López discusses the conspiracy theories and their impact with David Becker of the nonpartisan Center for Election Innovation and Research. PBS News is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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