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04 Dec 2020

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, Shields and Brooks, 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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    U.S. hits bleak milestones with record numbers of hospitalizations, deaths

    The U.S. hit new milestones with the coronavirus Wednesday with record numbers of hospitalization, deaths and a medical staffing system that's burning out. Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, chief clinical officer for the Providence Health System, which runs hospitals across the country, joins Judy Woodruff discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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    News Wrap: New unemployment numbers underscore the pandemic's economic damage

    In our news wrap Thursday, another 712,00 people filed for jobless benefits last week, tripling the average total from before the pandemic. And momentum is building for a new economic relief measure in Washington as COVID-19 numbers continue to surge in the United States. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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    Bipartisan support is growing for an economic relief bill

    With just weeks left in the year, bipartisan support is growing in Congress for a more than $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill. If passed, it would extend aid for small businesses, unemployment benefits and provide extra funding for state and local governments. Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney is among those backing the bipartisan negotiations. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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    Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is poised to break barriers on multiple fronts

    It was exactly one year ago Thursday that California Sen. Kamala Harris dropped out of the presidential race, citing a lack of funds. Now she is poised to break barriers as the first woman, first Black American and first South-Asian American vice president. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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    How the Congressional Black Caucus views the diversity of Biden's appointments

    As President-elect Joe Biden continues to unroll selections for his Cabinet, some have questioned how diverse his choices have been thus far. Yamiche Alcindor spoke with California Rep. Karen Bass, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, to learn more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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