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  • What federal guidelines suggest for Hunter Biden's sentencing

    11/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    In another first, the child of a president was convicted on three felony charges. A jury in Delaware found Hunter Biden guilty on two counts of making false statements regarding his drug use when filling out paperwork to purchase a firearm and guilty of one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a drug user or addict. Amna Nawaz discussed the verdict with Ryan Lucas of NPR. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • The political impact of convictions against Trump and Hunter Biden

    11/06/2024 Duração: 04min

    The guilty verdict in the Hunter Biden case comes in the middle of his father's reelection campaign and two weeks after presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump was found guilty on 34 felony counts in his hush money criminal case. Laura Barrón-López explores the political implications of the convictions. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Zelenskyy secures military, financial support for Ukraine from European leaders

    11/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy secured new air defense systems from Germany and financial support from European leaders, the vice president of Malawi died in a military plane crash, President Biden addressed gun safety in a speech in Washington and a federal judge ruled the Florida law restricting gender-affirming medical care is unconstitutional. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Hamas seeks changes to cease-fire proposal as Gaza humanitarian crisis worsens

    11/06/2024 Duração: 09min

    Hamas formally responded to an Israeli-backed ceasefire proposal but did not fully approve it. The negotiations will continue as the humanitarian situation in Gaza worsens. Tuesday, the U.S. committed another $404 million in assistance despite limitations on aid delivery that have left Gazans largely on their own. Nick Schifrin discussed the crisis with Avril Benoit of Doctors Without Borders USA. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • North Dakota ballot measure would block people over 80 from representing state in Congress

    11/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    Voters in North Dakota will decide whether or not to set an age limit for the state's members of Congress. The proposed amendment to the state constitution says lawmakers cannot be over 80 before the end of their term. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Biden concentrates on Black voters as polls show some support slipping to Trump

    11/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    The Biden campaign says it's going all in to shore up support among Black voters. It comes as polls show him underperforming with the key Democratic constituency that helped deliver him the Democratic nomination and the White House in 2020. It's also unfolding as the Trump campaign tries to make inroads with Black men. Geoff Bennett discussed more with Emory University professor Andra Gillespie. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Bird flu outbreak at dairy farms continue to raise concerns about virus spreading

    11/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    The H5N1 virus, also known as bird flu, is spreading among dairy cows. It's been found in over 85 herds across 12 states and at least three farm workers have been sickened. While public health officials say the risk to humans remains low, concerns are growing. William Brangham discussed the threat with Rick Bright, former head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How Arizona is building the workforce to manufacture semiconductors in the U.S.

    11/06/2024 Duração: 08min

    The 2022 CHIPS Act led to a surge in funding for semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S. and a demand for qualified workers. These chips power everything from our phones and cars to advanced fighter jets and artificial intelligence. Now, some colleges and universities are trying to help fill those jobs and create the workforce of the future. Stephanie Sy reports for our series, Rethinking College. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Blinken urges Israel and Hamas to accept UN-endorsed cease-fire, hostage release agreement

    10/06/2024 Duração: 03min

    Secretary of State Blinken returned to the Middle East on Monday. He's pressing leaders to accept an Israeli proposal for a hostage and Gaza cease-fire deal that received a vote of confidence today in the United Nations Security Council. It comes as the fallout from an Israeli hostage rescue that killed hundreds of Palestinians continues. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Parents of U.S.-Israeli citizen held by Hamas describe 8 months of hoping for his release

    10/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    While the rescue of four Israeli hostages is great news for some, there are still about 120 captives remaining in Gaza. One of them is Omer Neutra, a 22-year-old American and Israeli citizen who was serving as an IDF tank commander on the Gaza border when he was taken by Hamas on Oct. 7. His parents, Orna and Ronen Neutra, joined Amna Nawaz to discuss more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Supreme Court will hear Meta appeal over Cambridge Analytica scandal lawsuit

    10/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    In our news wrap Monday, the Supreme Court will take up an appeal from Meta over a shareholder class action lawsuit on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, polls predict the far-right National Rally party would win the snap elections in France, a massive blaze engulfed a four-story building in Miami and a combined shot for COVID-19 and the flu may be a step closer to hitting the market. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What the prosecution and defense said during closing arguments in Hunter Biden's trial

    10/06/2024 Duração: 06min

    Jurors started deliberations Monday in Hunter Biden's gun trial in Delaware. He is accused of lying on federal forms about his drug use to illegally purchase a gun. Following his historic conviction on 34 felony counts, Donald Trump sat for a probation interview, a critical step ahead of his sentencing. Geoff Bennett discussed the latest with former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Tamara Keith and Leigh Ann Caldwell on how Biden and Trump are courting Latino voters

    10/06/2024 Duração: 09min

    NPR's Tamara Keith and Leigh Ann Caldwell of The Washington Post join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including where Republican lawmakers stand on reproductive rights, the stark differences between Trump and Biden on key policy issues and how the campaigns are courting Latino voters. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Are smartphones and social media harming teen mental health? Here's why experts are split

    10/06/2024 Duração: 10min

    A number of states are moving to regulate social media use among children and teens. New York is the latest state with a new law that would allow parents to block their children from getting posts suggested by a platform's algorithm. This comes amid a larger conversation about social media and smartphones. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Revival of Sondheim's 'Merrily We Roll Along' gains rave reviews and Tony nominations

    10/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    When Stephen Sondheim died in 2021, he was remembered as one of musical theater's all-time greats, creator of such works as "Sweeney Todd" and "A Little Night Music." But one of his musicals, "Merrily We Roll Along," never achieved that success. Now it has. The show, actors and director, Maria Friedman, are all up for Tony Awards. Jeffrey Brown has more for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Palestinians reel after deadly Israeli raid to rescue hostages in central Gaza

    09/06/2024 Duração: 02min

    In our news wrap Sunday, Gaza's Health Ministry says the Israeli assault that freed four hostages killed 274 Palestinians at the Nuseirat refugee camp, centrist Benny Gantz resigned from Israel's war cabinet over Netanyahu's handling of the war, exit polls in the EU's parliamentary elections indicate a shift to the hard right, and Biden paid respects at an American WWI cemetery in France. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What frequent water main breaks say about America's aging infrastructure

    09/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    U.S. drinking water is among the world's safest and most reliable, but aging infrastructure across the country is posing challenges. The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that there's a water main break every two minutes. Shannon Marquez, professor of environmental health sciences at Columbia University, joins John Yang to discuss why these problems are so common. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Can a new malaria vaccine for children eradicate the disease? Here's what to know

    09/06/2024 Duração: 05min

    Malaria is one of the world's deadliest diseases. Across Africa, it kills nearly half a million children younger than 5 each year. A new vaccine, only the second of its kind, holds the promise of saving thousands of lives and moving the world closer to eradicating malaria. Ali Rogin speaks with Andrew Jones, deputy director of immunization supplies for UNICEF, to learn more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • New book 'Free To Be' dives into medical science of gender identity for young people

    09/06/2024 Duração: 07min

    According to the Human Rights Campaign, half of the U.S. states have passed measures restricting treatment for young people with gender dysphoria. But the legislative debate has often been short on science and medicine. Dr. Jack Turban joins John Yang to discuss his new book, "Free To Be," which takes a researched-based approach to explaining gender identity and treatments for transgender youth. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Israel rescues 4 hostages during massive, deadly assault on central Gaza

    08/06/2024 Duração: 02min

    In our news wrap Saturday, Israel's military rescued four hostages out of central Gaza amid an intense assault that reportedly killed more than 200 Palestinians, Russia and Ukraine exchanged more drone attacks overnight, a 100-year-old WWII veteran married his 96-year-old sweetheart in Normandy, and former Apollo astronaut William Anders died in a plane crash at age 90. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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