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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 are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Supreme Court strikes down a New York gun restriction law amid national debate on firearms

June 23, 2022 22:55 - 3 minutes - 5.3 MB

The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down a New York handgun law, expanding the constitutional right to carry a gun outside the home. The ruling has far-reaching implications across the country, and comes as recent mass shootings have renewed the debate over gun safety measures. John Yang reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

How the Supreme Court ruling on gun restrictions will impact state laws

June 23, 2022 22:54 - 6 minutes - 9.38 MB

While Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on gun restrictions is expected to affect laws in only seven states and Washington, D.C., those states are home to nearly 90 million people, or more than a quarter of the population. Three other states have similar laws but the court's majority said they won't be affected. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the impact. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

What we learned on Day 5 of Jan. 6 committee hearings

June 23, 2022 22:50 - 12 minutes - 17.6 MB

In its fifth public hearing, the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack detailed its findings of how former President Trump pressured the Department of Justice to overturn the 2020 election results. NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins and Laura Barrón-López join Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan. 6 panel details how Trump tried to use the Justice Department to stay in office

June 23, 2022 22:45 - 7 minutes - 10.5 MB

Three top Justice Department officials on Thursday recounted how former President Trump wanted the department to undermine the 2020 election. Andrea Bernstein, co-host of the "Will Be Wild" podcast and a frequent NPR contributor, and attorney Michael Zeldin, host of the "That Said With Michael Zeldin" podcast who previously served in the Justice Department, join Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap Recovery efforts underway after Afghanistan's worst earthquake in 20 years

June 23, 2022 22:40 - 5 minutes - 7.67 MB

In our news wrap Thursday, rescuers searched for survivors after Afghanistan's worst earthquake in 20 years, Russian forces gained more ground in eastern Ukraine, EU leaders designated Ukraine and Moldova as candidates to join the bloc, former COVID coordinator said former President Trump underplayed the pandemic, and a Florida judge approved $1 billion settlement in a deadly condo collapse. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

FDA bans Juul vaping products as part of nicotine crackdown

June 23, 2022 22:35 - 6 minutes - 9.21 MB

After a two-year review, the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will ban all vaping and e-cigarette products sold by Juul. It's part of a series of more aggressive moves by the FDA to target vaping and smoking. Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, joins William Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Examining the successes and remaining challenges 50 years after Title IX

June 23, 2022 22:30 - 3 minutes - 5.48 MB

It was 50 years ago on Thursday that Title IX became law and forever changed the landscape of education and athletics. Its impact has been enormous but parts of it are subjects of debate, including sexual assault claims on campus and the rights of transgender students. Amna Nawaz reports on the legacy of the landmark legislation. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Biden administration proposes new protections for LGBTQ students, sexual assault survivors

June 23, 2022 22:25 - 4 minutes - 6.72 MB

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed new rules for how schools must treat sex discrimination under Title IX. If approved, the regulations would reverse Trump-era rules that limited the scope of sexual assault investigations on campuses. The Washington Post's Moriah Balingit joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the administration's proposal to level the playing field. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Biden asks Congress to suspend the federal gas tax to curb rising prices

June 22, 2022 22:55 - 5 minutes - 10.9 MB

President Biden is calling on Congress to temporarily suspend the federal gas tax. The president told reporters at an event Wednesday that he knows the proposal isn't a permanent solution to rising prices at the pump. White House correspondent Laura Barrón-López has been reporting on the plan, and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Senators announce bipartisan deal on gun safety legislation in the wake of mass shootings

June 22, 2022 22:50 - 5 minutes - 10.3 MB

Congress appears poised to deliver the biggest overhaul to the nation's gun laws in nearly three decades. It's a development few observers believed possible, even as mass shootings like those in Buffalo and Uvalde shook the country. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to explain what's in the bill, what's not, and where this proposal goes from here. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: Fed Chair Powell defends aggressive rate hikes, admits recession is possible

June 22, 2022 22:45 - 3 minutes - 6.27 MB

In our news wrap Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pledged to raise interest rates enough to douse inflation without sparking a recession, Russian artillery battered Kharkiv in Ukraine's northeast, Sri Lanka's prime minister declared his nation's economy is in complete collapse and asked for foreign assistance, and Yellowstone National Park partially reopened after record flooding. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Devastating earthquake in Afghanistan compounds humanitarian crisis

June 22, 2022 22:40 - 7 minutes - 13.1 MB

The Taliban leaders of Afghanistan are appealing for outside help after a devastating earthquake killed at least 1,000 people Wednesday and injured another 1,500. The quake struck in the eastern mountains near the Pakistan border. Officials warned the death toll may still rise as search efforts continue. Samira Sayed-Rahman, of the International Rescue Committee, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

International Criminal Court prosecutor on the pursuit of justice for Russian war crimes

June 22, 2022 22:35 - 7 minutes - 13.7 MB

Attorney General Merrick Garland traveled to Ukraine this week to review U.S. efforts to help prosecute Russian war criminals. Ukrainian officials say they are examining more than 15,000 possible war crimes since Russia's February invasion, while the U.S. and Europe are also supporting an International Criminal Court investigation. ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan joins Nick Schifrin to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

International Criminal Court's top prosecutor discusses justice for Russian war crimes

June 22, 2022 22:35 - 7 minutes - 13.7 MB

Attorney General Merrick Garland traveled to Ukraine this week to review U.S. efforts to help prosecute Russian war criminals. Ukrainian officials say they are examining more than 15,000 possible war crimes since Russia's February invasion, while the U.S. and Europe are also supporting an International Criminal Court investigation. ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan joins Nick Schifrin to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Raphael Warnock recounts his rise to the U.S. Senate in a new memoir

June 22, 2022 22:30 - 7 minutes - 14.4 MB

Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock gained national attention in January 2020 when he won a high-profile Senate runoff race. But before that, he was best known as a senior pastor at Atlanta's historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. He is running for reelection this year. His new book "A Way Out of No Way" looks at his personal and professional career. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Missouri becomes latest state to use COVID relief to support underfunded schools

June 22, 2022 22:25 - 7 minutes - 14.7 MB

Schools across the U.S. are getting some much-needed upgrades from the COVID relief package known as the American Rescue Plan. That's true in Missouri, where the state legislature decided how to allocate the federal money just weeks before it was set to expire. But experts say fixing systemic funding gaps in the public education system will require long-term investment. Gabrielle Hays reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

How guitarist and singer Molly Tuttle became a bluegrass music star

June 22, 2022 22:20 - 6 minutes - 12.4 MB

Bluegrass guitar picker Molly Tuttle is at the top of her profession. Named the International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitar Player of the Year, she was drawn to this traditional American art form from the cradle. But the story of how her career evolved is not entirely traditional. Tom Casciato reports as part of our arts and culture series, "CANVAS." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

What we learned on Day 4 of Jan. 6 committee hearings

June 21, 2022 22:55 - 13 minutes - 24.3 MB

The Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday held its fourth public hearing on the U.S. Capitol insurrection, focusing on the pressure former President Trump exerted on state legislators and state and local election officials to throw out the 2020 election results. NewsHour correspondents Lisa Desjardins and Laura Barrón-López join Judy Woodruff to discuss what we learned. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Election workers continue to face threats after Trump's false election claims

June 21, 2022 22:54 - 7 minutes - 14.4 MB

After former President Trump's false claims about fraudulent 2020 election results, local and state elections officials continue to face unprecedented pressures ahead of this year's midterms, including wide-scale threats. New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Tolouse Oliver, a Democrat, and former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson, a Republican, join Judy Woodruff to discuss the challenges. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: Georgia, Arkansas, Virginia and Alabama hold elections

June 21, 2022 22:50 - 4 minutes - 9.09 MB

In our news wrap Tuesday, Multiple states are holding primary and runoff elections including Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas and Virginia. Also, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland met with Ukraine's prosecutor general, historic monsoon floods submerged more of Bangladesh, floods in China displaced tens of thousands of people, and railway workers in Britain staged the largest strike in decades. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Top Texas law enforcement official castigates Uvalde police response to school shooting

June 21, 2022 22:45 - 6 minutes - 11.8 MB

Texas' top state law enforcement official on Tuesday called the police response to the Uvalde school massacre an "abject failure." Testifying at a state Senate hearing, Col. Steve McCraw said police could have stopped the gunman within 3 minutes, but put the safety of police before teachers and children. Tony Plohetski, a reporter for the Austin American-Statesman, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Supreme Court decision allows use of public funds for religious education

June 21, 2022 22:40 - 5 minutes - 10.5 MB

The Supreme Court handed another victory Tuesday to advocates asserting religious rights over government restrictions. The case involved an unusual program in a small town in Maine and the use of public funds to help pay for tuition at a religious school. Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for The National Law Journal, joins John Yang to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Women reflect on what life was like before Roe v. Wade

June 21, 2022 22:30 - 8 minutes - 16.3 MB

In light of the leaked Supreme Court opinion that would reverse the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, the country faces the prospect of a future where abortion will no longer be legal nationwide. Amna Nawaz spoke to women who remember what life was like for them before Roe. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Future of cryptocurrencies in question after plunge in value

June 21, 2022 22:29 - 5 minutes - 10.9 MB

It's been a very rough year so far for stocks and other investments as the markets have dropped sharply over the past few months. That plunge has been even larger for cryptocurrencies. Since November, the total market value of all cryptocurrencies combined is down nearly two-thirds, or about $2 trillion. Dion Rabouin of The Wall Street Journal joins William Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: COVID vaccinations begin for children under age 5

June 20, 2022 22:55 - 5 minutes - 7.08 MB

In our news wrap Monday, children under the age of 5 began receiving COVID vaccines, President Biden considers a pause on the federal gas tax, militants killed at least 132 villagers in Mali, Israel is headed for a new election, the Biden administration reached an agreement with Native American tribes to co-manage Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, and Russia unleashed new assaults on Ukraine. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Americans celebrate Juneteenth as the push for social justice persists

June 20, 2022 22:50 - 9 minutes - 13.6 MB

Monday marked just the second time in U.S. history that the federal government has recognized Juneteenth. The holiday celebrates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers brought word of slavery's end to Galveston, Texas, freeing the last enslaved people after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Peniel Joseph, founder of The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Colombia ventures into the unknown with election of leftist president

June 20, 2022 22:45 - 5 minutes - 6.87 MB

For the first time in its history, Colombia has elected a leftist president. Gustavo Petro is a former guerrilla who became mayor of Bogota and then a senator. He defeated right-wing populist Rodolfo Hernández. As Nick Schifrin reports, his election overturns the center-right political establishment that has long run Colombia, and it could usher in a dramatic change with its U.S. relationship. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Examining Asian American civil rights 40 years after Vincent Chin's murder

June 20, 2022 22:40 - 7 minutes - 10.1 MB

June marks 40 years since the brutal death of Vincent Chin. The 27-year-old was beaten to death with a baseball bat by two men, who were fined $3,000 and received no jail time. His death sparked calls for justice and a national movement among Asian Americans. Author Min Jin Lee, a writer-in-residence at Amherst College, joins Amna Nawaz for more on his death and Asian American identity today. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the battle over GOP messaging

June 20, 2022 22:35 - 9 minutes - 13.6 MB

NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including how Republican midterm campaigns are ramping up their rhetoric to appeal to the base amid a fight over the party's vision. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Remembering longtime NewsHour political analyst Mark Shields

June 20, 2022 22:30 - 14 minutes - 20.5 MB

Mark Shields, a syndicated columnist and commentator, was a fixture on the NewsHour for 33 years, providing insights into our nation's politics each Friday night before his retirement in December 2020. He died on Saturday at the age of 85. His daughter Amy Doyle, and his longtime sparring partner, New York Times columnist David Brooks, join Judy Woodruff to remember his life and legacy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: Ethnic mass killing in Ethiopia claims more than 200 lives

June 19, 2022 21:45 - 3 minutes - 4.88 MB

In our news wrap Sunday, an ethnic mass killing in Ethiopia has claimed the lives of more than 200 Amhara people, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen expects an economic slowdown but not necessarily a recession, voters in Colombia head to the polls in presidential runoff, Yellowstone National Park will partly reopen after flooding, and world swimming adopted new rules for transgender athletes. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Juneteenth's evolution into a national holiday and meaningful ways to celebrate

June 19, 2022 21:40 - 6 minutes - 8.36 MB

Monday will be the second time Juneteenth is a federal holiday. The day honors the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans, but some people are still figuring out how to best mark the holiday. John Yang spoke with two organizers about Juneteenth's meaning. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Glass artist Dale Chihuly's exhibit takes inspiration from Arizona's desert landscape

June 19, 2022 21:35 - 5 minutes - 8.05 MB

In the desert of Arizona, you can visit one of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's homes. But for the past few months, the site has also been home to an installation by glass artist, Dale Chihuly. Special correspondent Mike Cerre looks at how the work of these two artists came together among the rugged landscape. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on fatherhood, lessons learned and precious moments

June 19, 2022 21:30 - 7 minutes - 10.1 MB

Few people have spoken as honestly and openly about the joys and challenges of fatherhood as Scott Simon, author and host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday. For Father's Day, Geoff Simon spoke with Simon to gain his perspectives on being a dad. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: CDC authorizes COVID-19 vaccinations for children under age 5

June 18, 2022 21:45 - 2 minutes - 3.6 MB

In our news wrap Saturday, the CDC authorized COVID vaccinations for children under 5, Ukraine's President Zelenskyy paid a rare visit to troops on the front lines in the southern city of Mykolaiv, at least 18 people died in floods in India and Bangladesh, and Mark Shields, a fixture on the NewsHour for more than three decades, died at the age of 85. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Scarcity of tampon products drives consumer frustration

June 18, 2022 21:40 - 4 minutes - 5.87 MB

Tampons are the latest addition to the growing list of out-of-stock items in states all across the country. Supply chain woes have left many shelves sparse, and the products have become more expensive, making it equally hard to find affordable alternatives. Sharon Terlep of The Wall Street Journal joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss what's behind the shortage. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Why large numbers of reptile species face extinction and what that means for our ecosystem

June 18, 2022 21:35 - 6 minutes - 8.39 MB

Globally, about 20 percent of reptile species are facing the threat of extinction. That's according to a recent study in the scientific journal "Nature." Geoff Bennett takes a deeper look now at what's driving this extinction crisis and what it could mean for the rest of the world. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Singer Bonnie Raitt discusses her new album and enduring career

June 18, 2022 21:30 - 10 minutes - 14.2 MB

Music legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt is out with her twenty-first album called "Just Like That." It's her first new release in more than six years, and has landed at No. 1 on six different Billboard charts since its release. Geoff Bennett sat down with Raitt to discuss her dynamic 50-year career and what she's learned about herself along the way. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccines for children under age 5

June 17, 2022 22:55 - 4 minutes - 5.77 MB

In our news wrap Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first COVID-19 vaccines for children under age 5, the Federal Reserve doubled down on its pledge to curb soaring inflation, former Trump adviser Peter Navarro pleaded not guilty to contempt of Congress, and the British government approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S on spying charges. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Record heat wave in the U.S. raises public health concerns

June 17, 2022 22:50 - 6 minutes - 8.93 MB

More than 100 million Americans this week were under some sort of heat advisory, and were warned to stay indoors if possible. From Texas to California, a massive heat wave has set record temperatures, raising concerns about how hot is too hot. W. Larry Kenney, a professor of physiology and kinesiology at Penn State, joins William Brangham for more on how extreme temperatures impact the body. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

What European Union membership would mean for war-torn Ukraine

June 17, 2022 22:45 - 9 minutes - 13.6 MB

The European Union's executive arm on Friday recommended putting Ukraine on a path to membership. This comes as the U.S. and Europe pledged earlier this week to support Ukraine militarily. Jeremy Shapiro, research director of the European Council on Foreign Relations who was on the State Department's policy planning staff during the Obama administration, joins John Yang to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Indian medical students face an uncertain future after fleeing war in Ukraine

June 17, 2022 22:40 - 7 minutes - 10.6 MB

More than 7 million people have fled Ukraine since the fighting broke out in February. Among them, nearly 80,000 foreign students, most from developing nations. Indian nationals account for almost a quarter of all foreign students enrolled in Ukraine, with the majority of them studying medicine. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from New Delhi, they now face an uncertain future. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Capehart and Gerson on the Jan. 6 hearings, gun legislation, the importance of Juneteenth

June 17, 2022 22:35 - 12 minutes - 17.6 MB

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and Washington Post opinion columnist Michael Gerson join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including new revelations after the third public hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack and a framework for gun regulations is beginning to splinter as senators try to turn broad agreements into law. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

How the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry built a dynasty

June 17, 2022 22:30 - 6 minutes - 8.29 MB

After a two-year absence from the playoffs the Golden State Warriors are back on top of the NBA. With their fourth title in the last eight years, they are staking a new claim on the reach and influence of their dynasty. They were led once again by Step Curry, widely considered the best pure shooter ever seen in the league. NBA writer Michael Lee of The Washington Post joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

A Brief But Spectacular take on finding independence while birdwatching

June 17, 2022 22:25 - 3 minutes - 5.28 MB

Virginia Rose, who has been using a manual wheelchair for more than 40 years, knows how difficult it can be to enjoy nature as a disabled person. With her organization "Birdability," Rose finds ways to increase access to nature for people of all abilities and help others find community. She offers her Brief But Spectacular take on finding independence while birdwatching. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan. 6 committee examines how Trump pressured Pence to overturn the 2020 election

June 16, 2022 22:55 - 12 minutes - 23.4 MB

The Jan. 6 committee held its third public hearing Thursday afternoon. The focus was on the role of former Vice President Mike Pence during the counting of the Electoral College votes, and public and private efforts led by former President Trump and his allies to pressure Pence to throw out the results. NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins and Laura Barrón-López join Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Rep. Adam Schiff on Trump's role in the Capitol insurrection, Ginni Thomas testimony

June 16, 2022 22:50 - 7 minutes - 13.9 MB

The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on Thursday spelled out how former President Trump repeatedly pushed Vice President Mike Pence to overturn the 2020 election. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, who is one of seven Democrats on the committee investigating the insurrection, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

What we learned on Day 3 of the Jan. 6 committee hearings

June 16, 2022 22:45 - 9 minutes - 17.5 MB

The Jan. 6 committee heard a third day of testimony Thursday as it sought to link former President Trump to the Capitol attack and his efforts to overturn the 2020 election results. Garrett Graff, author of "Watergate: A New History," and Ned Foley, who directs Ohio State University's election law program, join Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

News Wrap: European leaders visit Kyiv, pledge to back Ukraine's EU bid

June 16, 2022 22:40 - 5 minutes - 9.66 MB

In our news wrap Thursday, leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Romania visited Kyiv and pledged to back Ukraine's bid to join the European Union, the World Health Organization reports COVID deaths are rising around the globe, the Senate voted to expand benefits for military veterans exposed to toxic burn pits, and women's pro basketball legend Sue Bird will retire after this season. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

'Outrage and heartbreak' after murder of journalist, Indigenous activist in the Amazon

June 16, 2022 22:35 - 8 minutes - 16 MB

The desperate search for an Indigenous rights advocate and renowned journalist in a remote area of the Amazon in Brazil has apparently come to a grim conclusion. Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips disappeared 10 days ago, and now there are murder suspects in custody. Stephanie Sy reports, and speaks to journalist Andrew Downie to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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