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April 19, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

57m 46s

Friday on the NewsHour, Israel allegedly strikes back at Iran, retaliating for last weekend's drone and missile attack. The House advances spending bills on foreign aid by bipartisan votes, but Speaker Johnson's cooperation with Democrats could cost him his job. Plus, how people in addiction recovery are helping a small town in Kentucky bounce back from economic decline and the opioid epidemic.

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  • Israeli, Iranian officials downplay apparent strike in Iran: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israeli, Iranian officials downplay apparent strike in Iran

    S2024 E111 - 9m 24s

    There is an uneasy calm across the Middle East after both Israeli and Iranian officials had muted responses to Israel's apparent retaliatory strike in central Iran. The region had been on edge since an unprecedented Iranian attack and Israeli vows of revenge. Nick Schifrin discussed the latest with Suzanne Maloney of the Brookings Institution.

  • House leaders work to push Ukraine aid over key hurdle: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    House leaders work to push Ukraine aid over key hurdle

    S2024 E111 - 7m 23s

    On Friday, Capitol Hill saw one of the most significant votes of the year. In the House, the leaders of both parties worked together to oppose the most fiery voices in their caucuses, pushing aid for Ukraine and other allies over a key hurdle. Lisa Desjardins reports.

  • Brooks and Capehart on Democrats saving Speaker Johnson: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Democrats saving Speaker Johnson

    S2024 E111 - 13m 8s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join William Brangham to discuss the week in politics, including Democrats helping Speaker Johnson get a foreign aid package through the House as he faces backlash from far-right members of his caucus and President Biden's role in easing tensions between Israel and Iran.

  • Recovery community helps Kentucky town rebound from decline: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Recovery community helps Kentucky town rebound from decline

    S2024 E111 - 8m 33s

    For years, the stories coming out of Appalachian coal country have been grim: addiction, black lung disease and economic decline. But a new story is now emerging, one where people in recovery are helping their communities rebound. Jeffrey Brown reports from Hazard, Kentucky.

  • News Wrap: Man sets self on fire near Trump trial courthouse: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Man sets self on fire near Trump trial courthouse

    S2024 E111 - 6m 10s

    In our news wrap Friday, a man set himself on fire in the park near the New York courthouse where Donald Trump is on trial, police in Paris arrested a man at the Iranian consulate after he threatened to blow himself up and the Biden administration added new sanctions on groups accused of raising money for extremist Israeli settlers in the West Bank.

  • Title IX adds protections against harassment, discrimination: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Title IX adds protections against harassment, discrimination

    S2024 E111 - 6m 19s

    The Biden administration put out new Title IX rules that will increase protections for LGBTQ+ students and change how schools handle cases of campus sexual assault. It reverses several moves made by the Trump administration. William Brangham discussed the changes with Laura Meckler of The Washington Post.

  • Record ocean heat triggers massive coral reef bleaching: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Record ocean heat triggers massive coral reef bleaching

    S2024 E110 - 6m

    Scientists issued a warning due to record-breaking temperatures in 2023 which accelerated the speed of the second-largest mass coral bleaching event across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. Nearly a quarter of all ocean species rely on the reefs. William Brangham discussed the global situation and what’s at stake with Julia Baum, a marine ecologist and coral reefs researcher.

  • U.S. hits Iran with sanctions, urges Israel against attack: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    U.S. hits Iran with sanctions, urges Israel against attack

    S2024 E110 - 7m 6s

    On Thursday, President Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s top national security aides talked about Israel's potential response to the Iranian drone attack. U.S. officials think Israel shouldn't respond militarily and are trying to increase economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran to help make their case. Nick Schifrin discussed more with Dennis Ross and Khaled Elgindy.

  • Melinda French Gates on economic empowerment for women: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Melinda French Gates on economic empowerment for women

    S2024 E110 - 8m 15s

    The United Nations estimates that closing the gender pay gap and giving women more access to loans and capital could give the global economy a $7 trillion bump. These issues are top of mind as leaders gather in Washington for meetings hosted by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. William Brangham spoke with Melinda French Gates about increasing economic empowerment for women.

  • News Wrap: Pro-Palestinian protestors arrested in New York: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Pro-Palestinian protestors arrested in New York

    S2024 E110 - 5m 13s

    In our news wrap Thursday, police in New York arrested several pro-Palestinian protesters who set up an encampment at Columbia University, President Biden picked up endorsements from members of the Kennedy family, House Speaker Johnson scrambled to get votes for his proposed foreign aid bills and German authorities arrested two German-Russian nationals for allegedly spying on behalf of Russia.

  • More companies explore 4-day workweek for employees: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    More companies explore 4-day workweek for employees

    S2024 E110 - 7m 59s

    Nearly one-third of large U.S. firms are exploring new schedules like the four-day workweek. Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes a look at what happened at some companies that tried out a four-day, 32-hour week at the same pay.

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