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NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

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Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by NBCNews.com, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news

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Episodes

Friday, August 5, 2022

August 06, 2022 01:39 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: The job market is hot, with employers adding twice the number of jobs predicted for July. Senator Kyrsten Sinema signed off on Democratic legislation that would provide new spending to mitigate climate change and extend health care access while taxing corporations. China’s military escalation is high with fronts on air, sea, land, the cyber sphere, and space.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

August 04, 2022 23:59 - 20 minutes - 14.4 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Brittney Griner was sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison. Four officers have been charged in connection with Breonna Taylor’s death. The U.S. declared monkeypox a public health emergency.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

August 04, 2022 00:23 - 18 minutes - 12.9 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Kansas voters turned out in unexpected numbers to uphold abortion rights. Last night’s primaries had defining wins for candidates aligned with former President Donald Trump. China is ramping up its military drills in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s historic trip to Taiwan.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

August 03, 2022 01:08 - 20 minutes - 14.2 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi makes a trip to Taiwan, despite China’s threats. Primaries in three key states could indicate the GOP’s future. NBC News’ Gadi Schwartz takes us inside Future Interfaces Research Lab at Carnegie Mellon to learn what virtual reality might feel like.

Monday, August 1, 2022

August 02, 2022 01:33 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Kentucky is recovering following a historic flash flood catastrophe that killed at least 35 people. California is in a state of emergency as the McKinney Fire rips through the Klamath National Forest and expanded rapidly over the weekend. NBC News’ Lester Holt interviews the parents of Austin Tice, the American freelance journalist and Marine veteran who went missing in Syria.

Sunday, July 31, 2022

August 01, 2022 00:08 - 14 minutes - 9.8 MB

Death toll rises to 28 in Kentucky as new rains fall, Thousands evacuated from fast-growing wildfire and a 23-year-old co-pilot dies after exiting plane without parachute.

The Drink With Kate Snow: Cody Rigsby

July 31, 2022 19:46 - 11 minutes - 8.05 MB

Cody Rigsby discusses how he went from growing up in North Carolina to becoming a popular Peloton instructor in New York City. He tells NBC News’ Kate Snow how he uses his platform to help others discover themselves through movement.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

July 31, 2022 00:35 - 19 minutes - 13.4 MB

President Biden tests positive again for Covid-19, Death toll climbs to at least 25 from Kentucky flooding and Police camera footage of events leading to Brianna Griner’s death released.

Friday, July 29, 2022

July 30, 2022 01:43 - 20 minutes - 14.4 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: At least 19 people have been killed after a storm in Kentucky caused severe flash floods and mudslides. The Biden administration said it will be rolling out a more effective second Covid-19 booster shot this fall. NBC News’ Pete Williams is signing off after a decades-long career covering stories at the Justice Department and Supreme Court in Washington.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

July 28, 2022 23:55 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Lester Holt speaks with Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear on the deadly storm hitting the state. President Biden is rejecting recession claims following today’s GDP report. Former Trump Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney testified with the January 6 committee.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

July 27, 2022 23:40 - 20 minutes - 14.1 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: The Biden administration is making what it calls a “substantial proposal” to Russia, to release WNBA star Brittney Griner and fellow American detainee Paul Whelan. The Department of Justice is investigating former President Trump’s actions leading up to January 6th. The Federal Reserve announced they are going to hike interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

July 22, 2022 02:00 - 16 minutes - 11.5 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: President Biden tested positive for Covid-19 today and said he has “mild” symptoms. As a brutal heat wave continues to bake much of the country, 98 million Americans are under heat alerts. Wildfires are scorching Europe and parts of Northern Africa, forcing thousands to flee their homes.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

July 21, 2022 00:15 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: The intense heat wave blazing across the U.S. is continuing to crank out record-breaking temperatures. Despite pressure from Democrats and environmental groups, President Biden did not declare a climate emergency today. The House voted to codify same-sex marriage.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

July 20, 2022 01:17 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: An unbearable heat wave is blazing across the country tonight and records are expected to be broken. Also, the U.K. is logging its highest temperature ever at 104 degrees. At a meeting in Uvalde, Texas last night, parents and students grilled the school board, demanding answers and accountability for the school shooting.

Tuesday, June 19, 2022

July 20, 2022 01:17 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: An unbearable heat wave is blazing across the country tonight and records are expected to be broken. Also, the U.K. is logging its highest temperature ever at 104 degrees. At a meeting in Uvalde, Texas last night, parents and students grilled the school board, demanding answers and accountability for the school shooting.

Monday, July 18, 2022

July 19, 2022 00:04 - 19 minutes - 13 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Tens of millions in the U.S. are facing a brutal heatwave with triple digit temperatures. Newly released bodycam footage from the police officers who responded to the Uvalde school shooting shows their failures. Former aide to President Donald Trump Steve Bannon is being charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to obey a subpoena from the House January 6th committee.

Sunday, July 17, 2022

July 18, 2022 00:58 - 8 minutes - 6.11 MB

One Night in America: the gun violence epidemic plaguing the U.S., New report on Uvalde mass shooting critiques “egregiously poor decision making”, President Biden comes home from the Middle East to lower approval ratings.

Saturday, June 16, 2022

July 16, 2022 23:54 - 21 minutes - 14.8 MB

President Biden is returning to the U.S. after a controversial trip to the Middle East, The January 6th committee issued a subpoena to the Secret Service over erased text messages and Mexico captured the notorious drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero.

Saturday, July 16, 2022

July 16, 2022 23:54 - 21 minutes - 14.8 MB

President Biden is returning to the U.S. after a controversial trip to the Middle East, The January 6th committee issued a subpoena to the Secret Service over erased text messages and Mexico captured the notorious drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero.

Friday, July 15, 2022

July 16, 2022 00:33 - 21 minutes - 14.4 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: President Biden said he raised the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Homeland Security inspector general said that the Secret Service erased texts from January 6th. 25-year-old Nick Bostic is being hailed a hero after leaping into a burning home and saving five children in Indiana.

Friday, June 15, 2022

July 16, 2022 00:33 - 21 minutes - 14.4 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: President Biden said he raised the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Homeland Security inspector general said that the Secret Service erased texts from January 6th. 25-year-old Nick Bostic is being hailed a hero after leaping into a burning home and saving five children in Indiana.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

July 15, 2022 01:01 - 18 minutes - 12.9 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Ivana Trump, ex-wife of former President Donald Trump, died at 73 years old. Prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh was indicted for murdering his wife Maggie and their 22-year-old son at their family estate. A self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh was covered in glue and cardboard for over a hundred years and only discovered by chance.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

July 13, 2022 23:49 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Inflation ballooned to 9.1 percent over the same month last year, the highest peak since 1981. Grieving families of the Uvalde school shooting are blindsided and devastated by the footage released by the Austin American-Statesman. As WNBA star Brittney Griner remains in Russian detention, Naama Issachar – whose story is eerily similar – is speaking out in an exclusive interview.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

July 13, 2022 00:14 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Newly released video shows the scene inside and outside Robb Elementary School during the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The House January 6 committee detailed tensions in the White House and argued that former President Trump summoned extremist groups to the Capitol.

Monday, July 11, 2022

July 12, 2022 00:13 - 20 minutes - 14.1 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: A wildfire is sweeping through Yosemite National Park, endangering the iconic sequoias. Steve Bannon is now saying he will testify before the House January 6th committee. A private wake for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is being held at a Tokyo temple.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

July 11, 2022 01:15 - 18 minutes - 12.8 MB

The intense fight to save Yosemite National Park Sequoias, Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon expected to testify in Jan 6th hearing, Retailers are advertising major sales after backorders finally delivered.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

July 10, 2022 01:23 - 16 minutes - 11.4 MB

Gas and diesel prices go down ten cents from last week, Abortion activists ask President Biden to do more after signing the executive order, and Highland Park mourns victims of shooting and demand action.

Friday, July 8, 2022

July 09, 2022 00:23 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated while giving a campaign speech. President Biden signed an executive order protecting abortion access. A strong jobs report is keeping the economy hopeful despite growing fears about recession.

Thursday, July 7, 2022

July 08, 2022 00:17 - 19 minutes - 13.2 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Basketball star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges in a Russian court. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned. NBC News’ Lester Holt spoke with New York City Mayor Eric Adams in an exclusive interview about guns, crime and more.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

July 07, 2022 01:46 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: More details on the shooting at the 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois. President Biden has responded to WNBA star Brittney Griner’s plea for help. Many women worry their personal data could be used against them in abortion restrictive states.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

July 06, 2022 01:51 - 20 minutes - 14.1 MB

More details on the mass shooting at the 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Brittney Griner begs President Biden to bring her home in an emotional handwritten letter. As U.S. travel chaos begins to wind down, European airports are facing summer passenger surges.

Monday, July 4, 2022

July 05, 2022 02:32 - 15 minutes - 10.4 MB

A Police investigation finds the potential weapon linked to the Highland Park shooting. A state of emergency has been declared in Akron, Ohio following the fatal police shooting. America’s ongoing crisis with gun violence worsens after the shooting at the July 4th parade.

Sunday, July 3, 2022

July 04, 2022 00:29 - 18 minutes - 12.4 MB

Ohio police release bodycam footage in Jayland Walker’s fatal shooting, Jan 6 panel could make criminal referrals against Trump, Pet leasing legal in 42 states.

Saturday, July 2, 2022

July 03, 2022 00:13 - 21 minutes - 14.8 MB

Severe thunderstorms disrupt air travel during the 4th of July weekend, Demand for drone shows sky high as 4th of July approaches, Southern Californian neighbor honors veterans with free flag kits.

Nightly News Full Broadcast (July 1st)

July 02, 2022 01:22 - 20 minutes - 14.4 MB

The travel industry is experiencing turbulence headed into the 4th of July weekend. WNBA star Brittney Griner went to trial today in Moscow. Two officers and a police dog were shot in Kentucky after arriving to serve a warrant.

Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 30th)

July 01, 2022 00:28 - 15 minutes - 10.4 MB

On tonight’s broadcast: Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Florida and Kentucky judges block abortion restriction laws. Hundreds of flights are being canceled and delayed heading into the 4th of July weekend.

Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 29th)

June 30, 2022 02:25 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

On tonight's broadcast: Rep. Liz Cheney calls for the former Trump White House counsel to testify in the January 6 hearings. Confusion is spreading across states about abortion laws. R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 28th)

June 29, 2022 02:22 - 19 minutes - 13.1 MB

On tonight's show: There was explosive new January 6th testimony by a Trump White House insider. Dozens of migrants were found dead in an abandoned truck in Texas. After the deadly Amtrak derailment, we meet Boy Scouts who helped passengers to safety.

Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 27th)

June 28, 2022 01:06 - 19 minutes - 13.2 MB

Tonight we’re covering the political divide deepening across states following Roe v. Wade reversal, the deadly Amtrak train derailment in Missouri, Russia attacking a shopping mall in Ukraine, and more. 

Saturday, June 25, 2022

June 26, 2022 01:53 - 21 minutes - 14.6 MB

Protests erupt for second straight day after Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v Wade, How abortion access has changed already in many states, President Biden heads to Germany while Americans respond to Roe v Wade being overturned.

Friday, June 24, 2022

June 25, 2022 00:31 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

Full coverage of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade: The impact, response from President Biden and reaction from across the country. 

Thursday, June 23, 2022

June 24, 2022 01:48 - 21 minutes - 14.4 MB

The House January 6th committee lays out its case against former President Trump in its fifth public hearing. The Supreme Court overturns New York’s concealed carry gun law. The Manhattan clinic administering monkeypox vaccines is overwhelmed by demand.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

June 23, 2022 02:16 - 21 minutes - 14.5 MB

President Biden is proposing a three-month gas tax holiday, the Senate is in final talks to pass significant changes to gun laws, and the Uvalde mayor is pushing back at critique of the school and police department response.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

June 22, 2022 01:50 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

The January 6 committee argues that then-President Trump schemed to find votes and fake electors. Officials are offering the first detailed timeline of the Uvalde shooting police response. Another American has been killed in Ukraine, the State Department confirms.

Monday, June 20, 2022

June 21, 2022 01:17 - 20 minutes - 19.2 MB

President Biden considers a federal gas tax holiday. Russia comments for the first time on American veterans captured in Ukraine. Women’s rights leader describes her rocky arrival in the U.S. after fleeing Afghanistan.

Friday, June 17, 2022

June 18, 2022 00:29 - 16 minutes - 11.2 MB

FDA authorizes Moderna and Pfizer Vaccines for children aged 6 months to 4 years, Many CEOs believe a recession will hit within the next 12-18 months, LA District Attorney under pressure from rising violent crimes

Thursday, June 16, 2022

June 17, 2022 00:53 - 20 minutes - 14.4 MB

The House Jan. 6 committee focuses on former President Trump's pressure on former Vice President Pence to overturn the election. The families of two American veterans fighting in Ukraine fear Russia has captured them. Airlines are under pressure with soaring summer passenger levels and pilot exhaustion.

Wednesday, May 15, 2022

June 16, 2022 00:31 - 21 minutes - 19.3 MB

The Federal Reserve approves the largest interest rate hike in decades to try and tame soaring inflation. Nearly 100 people were airlifted to safety near Yellowstone after historic flooding. The U.S. is no longer requiring Covid tests for airline passengers.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

June 16, 2022 00:31 - 21 minutes - 19.3 MB

The Federal Reserve approves the largest interest rate hike in decades to try and tame soaring inflation. Nearly 100 people were airlifted to safety near Yellowstone after historic flooding. The U.S. is no longer requiring Covid tests for airline passengers.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

June 15, 2022 00:21 - 20 minutes - 14.3 MB

Amid extreme weather across the U.S., Lester Holt speaks to a Montana sheriff about the flood emergency. Record high temperatures in Texas are sparking concerns over the power grid. President Biden points to new job successes with the Federal Reserve expected to raise rates tomorrow.

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