Issues in the News - Voice of America

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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world.

Episódios

  • US Politicians Battle over Voting Rights Legislation

    16/07/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson and correspondent for Marketplace Kimberly Adams about the ongoing battle between Democrats and Republicans over voting rights legislation, what's next after Senate Democrats agree to a $3.5 trillion human infrastructure package, the impact of the crises in Haiti and Cuba on the Biden Administration, and much more.

  • US-Afghanistan

    09/07/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb and VOA executive editor Steve Redisch about concerns over the rapid withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan, the unexpected assassination of Haiti’s President, the status of Covid vaccinations in the United States and how the Biden administration will deal with the increasing challenge of ransomware attacks thought to originate from Russian-based actors.

  • US Capitol Attack Probe Committee

    02/07/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA White House bureau chief Steve Herman and columnist for Newsday, Dan Raviv about the latest top stories of the week including, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a special select committee to launch an investigation into the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, New York Prosecutors announce the first criminal indictment into former President Donald Trump's Organization's business practices, and more top stories.

  • Democrats Look Ahead After Voting Bill Setback

    25/06/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA Congressional Correspondent Katherine Gypson and senior correspondent for Marketplace Nancy Marshall-Genzer about Democrats' vow to move forward on proposed legislation to strengthen voting rights in the US, President Joe Biden's strategy to reduce violent crimes in cities across the US, expectations of Vice-President Kamala Harris' visit to the U.S. border and other top stories of the week. 

  • Biden/Putin Meeting Ends With Some Agreements

    18/06/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with Shayna Estulin, Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent and Steve Redisch, VOA Executive Editor about highlights of the highly anticipated meeting between President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, President Biden's assurance to NATO members that they have the support of the US, the first-ever US national plan to combat domestic terrorism and much more.

  • US to Send 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccines to Poorest Countries

    11/06/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA senior T.V. correspondent Chris Simkins about the top stories of the week including, in what is his first European trip as president, President Joe Biden announced the historic U.S.  donation of 500 million vaccines to the lowest income countries, also what topped his agenda at the G-7 Summit, and more.

  • Biden Presses Congress on Voting Bills

    04/06/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with journalists Kimberly Adams, correspondent for Marketplace Kimberly Adams and Steve Redisch, VOA Executive Editor about President Joe Biden's commemoration of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 and his plea to Congress for protection of voting rights, the significance of Vice-President Kamala Harris' upcoming trip to Guatemala and Mexico, Israel's agreement to form a new coalition government and other world developments.

  • US/Middle East

    28/05/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis discusses with senior correspondent for Marketplace Nancy Marshall-Genzer and VOA White House bureau chief Steve Herman the top stories of the week, including the visit to the Middle East by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the ramifications of Belarus grounding a Ryanair flight and arresting an opposition journalist, the convening of a grand jury to decide whether or not to indict former President Donald Trump, the status of police reform legislation in the U.S. and more.

  • Israeli/Palestinian Ceasefire

    21/05/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis discusses with VOA senior TV correspondent Chris Simkins and VOA executive editor Steve Redisch the top stories of the week including the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants, the U.S. House approval of a commission to investigate the January 6th, riots at the U.S. Capitol and more. Program Note: Show was recorded prior to the ceasefire

  • Israeli/Palestinian Violence

    14/05/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis discusses with VOA Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine and Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent Shayna Estulin the relentless fighting between Israelis and Palestinians as the U.S. calls on their leaders to deescalate and reduce tensions, the effect of a cyber-attack on a major U.S. pipeline, the ramifications of the latest move by the GOP to oust Representative Liz Cheney and more. 

  • Biden Pushes New Vaccination Goal

    07/05/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis discusses with VOA congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson and senior reporter for Marketplace, Nancy Marshall-Genzer, US President Joe Biden's new vaccination goal and push to pass his infrastructure package, the GOP's move to expel Congresswoman Liz Cheney from its leadership, Facebook's decision to uphold a ban on former President Donald Trump for another six months, and more.

  • Biden Pushes for More Government Spending

    30/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis discusses with Dan Raviv, columnist for Newsday and Steve Redisch, VOA executive editor the highlights of President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress, the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, the latest on COVID-19 vaccines as infection rates and deaths surge in India, and the controversial new report by Human Rights Watch that accuses Israel of apartheid and persecution of Palestinians.

  • Chauvin Verdict Resonates Globally

    23/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with Marketplace correspondent Kimberly Adams and VOA senior TV correspondent Chris Simkins about the significance of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction of murder in the death of George Floyd, a verdict which resonated around the world. They also discussed the ramifications of US President Joe Biden’s virtual summit on climate change, which gathered more than 40 world leaders to discuss the urgency of addressing global warming.

  • US Troops to Withdraw from Afghanistan

    16/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA executive editor Steve Redisch about the pros and cons of U. S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, concern over the build-up of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border, challenges facing President Biden’s infrastructure plan, continued tension in Minneapolis over the police killing of another African American man as the defense in the Chauvin trial wraps up and more.

  • US/Iran Talks

    09/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA executive editor Steve Redisch about what's at stake in talks between the U.S. and Iran, what prosecutors must prove in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged in the death of George Floyd, prospects for passing US President Joe Biden’s legislative priorities under the “reconciliation” mechanism and a corporate uproar over the new voting law in the southern state of Georgia.

  • Chauvin Trial Elicits Emotional Testimony

    02/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with senior reporter for Marketplace Nancy Marshall-Genzer and VOA senior TV correspondent Chris Simkins about the significance of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged in the death of George Floyd, U.S. President Joe Biden's revealed infrastructure plan, the economic ramifications of the delayed ships in the Suez Canal during a pandemic and the escalating violence in Myanmar.

  • Biden Appoints Harris on Border Crisis

    26/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson and VOA White House correspondent Patsy Widakuswara about the migrant crisis at the US southern border, prospects for gun safety legislation in the wake of another mass shooting, a rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans and the state of US-China relations.

  • Biden Team Give US Help is Here Tour

    19/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday with panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. Editor for The New Statesman and Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor discuss President Joe Biden's "Help is Here Tour;" the surge of migrants arriving at the U.S. southern border; the increase of hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID pandemic, as well as other national and international top news stories.

  • One Year Mark for COVID-19 Pandemic

    12/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    This month marks one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus pandemic. Issues in the News moderator Shayna Estulin, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles Canada discuss the significance and implications of US President Joe Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill, which passed Congress with no Republican votes, additional legislative priorities for the Biden administration and the ongoing crisis in Myanmar.

  • FBI Intelligence Warned of Violence on US Capitol

    05/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Michael Williams talks with panelists, JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target USA, and Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times about the raw intelligence the FBI had on the warnings of the violence that occurred on the US Capitol on January 6 as well as other major stories dominating the US and global landscapes.

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