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16 Jan 2022

PBS NewsHour - Segments

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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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    Inside Estonia's approach in combating Russian disinformation

    Russian disinformation is rife in countries formerly ruled from Moscow. Some ex-Soviet states have tried to suppress it altogether by banning Russian television stations and even limiting the use of the Russian language on their own domestic channels. Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visited Estonia, which is trying a different approach. The story was produced in partnership with the Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellowship. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Posted on 15 Jan 2022

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    How Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater balances history and innovation

    This month would have been Alvin Ailey's 91st birthday; the celebrated modern dance visionary died in 1989. Decades later, his choreography is as vibrant as ever and his company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater remains as innovative. Christopher Booker spoke with the company's artistic director Robert Battle about Ailey's legacy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Posted on 15 Jan 2022

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    Omicron spreads as free home tests are set to roll out

    Starting Saturday, private insurers are required to cover the cost of up to eight at-home testing kits, while those without insurance can get a free kit from the federal government. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases rose by another 800,000 across the U.S. Hospitals are filling up even as deaths have risen at a slower pace. Dr. Jeremy Faust, an emergency room physician at Brigham and Women's hospital joins from Boston. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Posted on 15 Jan 2022

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    News Wrap: Ukraine blames Russia for sweeping cyberattack

    In our news wrap Friday, Ukraine blamed Russia for a sweeping cyberattack that left government websites unusable as the White House warned that Russia may attack its own allies in Ukraine as a pretext to invade. Also, Oath Keepers leader was arraigned for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 assault, and Ohio's Supreme Court rejects new congressional districts drawn up by Republicans. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Posted on 15 Jan 2022

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    Health systems buckle under latest surge of COVID hospitalizations

    President Biden on Friday announced free tests to help combat the rapidly spreading omicron variant. But the surge is battering hospitals and stretching some to capacity, with COVID hospitalizations jumping 179 percent in the past two weeks. William Brangham reports, and speaks with Dr. Rajan Garg, ICU medical director at Methodist Hospital of Southern California, to learn more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Posted on 15 Jan 2022

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