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PBS Newshour is a news and current events program that airs on PBS. The shows all puts additional programming online for viewers that want to learn more about whatever topic the show covered that night. The show also produces some segments for the radio. The show is similar to a traditional newscast in that it airs every weekday night. However, the PBS Newshour last an hour and all of the story segments last a lot longer than on traditional newscasts. The goal of the show is to provide a more in-depth look at current events than other programs may provide.

Many of the topics covered revolve around current events, including the Presidential Election, the current housing and financial crisis, and the latest scientific and technological developments. The show signs away from most forms of celebrities gossip and sports scores. The show is also nationwide so you will not local news or the weather that you may get from the typical nightly news show.

The show broadcasts international editions as well so viewers in other countries and Americans living abroad can keep to date with the nation's affairs. The show purports to follow a strict set of editorial guidelines. They do not edit their interviews and they show many news conferences unedited as well. The goal is to provide viewers with the most impartial reporting of the news without distracting edits and sound bites. The show receives its funding from the Public Broadcasting System so it is considered to be taxpayer funded.

Daily 7:00 PM et/pt on PBS
11 Seasons, 680 Episodes
October 20, 1975
News, Talk & Interview
7.3/10
Cast: Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill
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  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Covering national and international issues, originating from Washington, D.C.

  • Friday on the NewsHour, new details emerge in the Russia investigation, intensifying focus on possible obstruction of justice. Also: Judy Woodruff talks with former TV anchor Gretchen Carlson about the #metoo movement and her new role as chair of the Miss America Organization, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week’s news, and a look at how music can help patients with dementia.

  • Thursday on the NewsHour, a massive winter storm blasts the East Coast with blizzard conditions stretching from the Carolinas to Maine. Plus: Judy Woodruff sits down with former Vice President Joe Biden, the Trump administration proposes opening large swaths of ocean to offshore drilling, and business leaders get a lesson on teamwork through music.

  • Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Donald Trump takes aim at Steve Bannon on Twitter, saying the former White House chief strategist “lost his mind” after Bannon described a meeting between the Trump campaign and a group of Russians as “treasonous.” Also: how the president’s tweets on foreign policy resonate around the world and a new low-cost way to fight cavities.

  • Tuesday on the NewsHour, Iran’s supreme leader breaks his silence about the growing tensions within his country, blaming “enemies” for nationwide protests and a rising death toll. Also: how the U.S. is responding to Iran’s unrest, the budget issues facing Congress after the holidays, and how having a dog could make you live longer.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, anti-government protests continue across Iran, leaving at least a dozen dead. Also, what signals did North Korean leader Kim Jong Un send with his New Year’s speech? And in the U.S., states ring in the New Year with a batch of brand new laws.

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  • Monday on the NewsHour, the White House downplays reports that senior advisor Jared Kushner wanted to create a secret backchannel to talk with the Russians. Also: The president's first foreign trip and more on Politics Monday, Norway spearheads an electric car revolution, questions about organ transplants in China and new books you won't want to put down.

  • Friday on the NewsHour, gunmen in Egypt attack a Christian group, killing at least 28. Also: An exclusive interview with Aya Hijazi, what President Trump accomplished on a trip abroad, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a humorous take on getting out of your bubble, being a veteran of a war that never ends and more.

  • Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump reprimands fellow NATO leaders over defense spending, but keeps silent on NATO's joint defense pact. Also: Leaks from the Manchester investigation pause intelligence sharing, Sweden invests in its military over Russia fears, what an assault by a political candidate says about attitudes toward the media, how gender affects risks at work and more.

  • Wednesday on the NewsHour, new arrests are made in connection to the Manchester attack as police search for a network allegedly behind the bomber. Also: a one-on-one with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, President Trump meets the pope, Montana prepares for a special election, changing the makeup of the EPA, a DNC staffer's death sparks fake news and a festival that melds tech and music.

  • Tuesday on the NewsHour, an alleged suspect is named after a bombing kills more than 20 in Manchester, England. Also: Former CIA director John Brennan shares concern over Russian election meddling, deep cuts to social programs in President Trump's proposed budget, previewing a presidential visit with the pope and shifting education dollars to school choice.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump visits Israel, insisting that peace in the Middle East requires resolving the long-standing conflict with the Palestinians. Also: What's on Trump's budget chopping block, how Medicaid cuts would affect special ed, a political storm at home while the president is overseas, Tunisians revive a treasured city center and finding a sweet way to make a difference.

  • Friday on the NewsHour, new revelations over the Russia connection, as President Trump embarks on his first overseas trip. We get an insider's view on how the former FBI director tried to distance himself from the president. Also: Iran votes for its next president, New Orleans removes confederate monuments, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news and an author's tribute to his parents.

  • Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump claims to be the victim of a "witch hunt," as the Justice Department appoints a special counsel to investigate possible Russian ties. Also: What's at stake during Mr. Trump's first trip abroad, the choice in Iran's upcoming election, a comeback for a once-segregated neighborhood, defying the stigma of "women's work" and a professor’s take on white America.

  • Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Justice Department appoints former FBI chief Robert Mueller to oversee the probe into any potential connections between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election. Also: Debating whether the president’s actions constitute obstruction of justice, Sen. Ben Sasse on the recent turmoil and how Israeli intelligence sharing may be affected.

  • Tuesday on the NewsHour, The New York Times reports that President Trump asked James Comey to shut down the investigation into Michael Flynn. Also: The firestorm over Mr. Trump's reported disclosure to Russian diplomats, Turkey's president visits the White House, push back against seat belts on school buses and Colorado's governor weighs in on the health care battle.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, The Washington Post reports that President Trump revealed highly classified material to Russia's foreign minister and ambassador during an Oval Office visit. Also: How a global cyber hack could have been prevented, North Korea's latest missile launch, what happens when radical terrorists go home, new limits on foreign aid to groups providing abortions and more.

  • Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump suggests his White House conversation with James Comey was "taped" in an apparent warning to the former FBI director. Also: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on "Democracy," how tougher sentences affect crime rates and the prison population, Shields and Ponnuru on the week's news and a musician coming to terms with being unconventional.

  • Thursday on the NewsHour, conflicting White House statements add to the confusion following the abrupt firing of James Comey. We take a closer look at how Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could steer the Russia investigation, plus what it means for the stability of the Trump presidency. Also: Why men avoid work traditionally dominated by women and an artist's take on the magic of migration.

  • Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey raises serious questions among Republicans, and has Democrats calling for a special counsel to investigate Russia. Also: The president welcomes Russia's foreign minister and ambassador to the U.S. amid allegations, and what's next for renowned soprano Renee Fleming after retirement from the Metropolitan Opera.

  • Tuesday on the NewsHour, FBI Director James Comey is fired by President Trump. We get reactions from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. Also: South Korea elects a new president and a Cuban drug giving terminal cancer patients hope.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates tells the Senate how she warned the White House that Michael Flynn was at risk of being blackmailed. Also: A tough road ahead for France's newly elected president, court arguments on President Trump's travel ban, Politics Monday looks at what's next for the GOP health care bill and moving doctor appointments to the kitchen.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

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  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • Wednesday on the NewsHour, as the death toll in Syria's chemical attack rises, President Trump appears to take a harder line against the Assad regime. Also: How the FBI has historically handled politically charged investigations, senators debate the Supreme Court nominee, an uptick in tick and the diseases they carry, a pattern of more costly auto insurance in minority neighborhoods and more.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump starts the rollback of Obama-era clean energy policies in a move to create jobs and energy independence. Also: The House Intelligence Committee chair under fire, life under the watchful eye of U.S. Border Patrol, the Supreme Court weighs in on how schools educate students with disabilities and why Turkey is becoming more hostile to Syrian refugees.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration attempts to move past the defeat on health care only to be hit by mounting questions over Russian ties. Also: Protests across Russia galvanize Putin's critics, claims of civilians killed by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, patients in limbo without a GOP healthcare plan, political turmoil in Turkey, plus a preview of the week ahead on Politics Monday.

  • Friday on the NewsHour, Republicans suffer a defeat as President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan pull the GOP's health care bill, lacking votes needed to replace the Affordable Care Act. Also: how investigating connections between the Trump campaign and Russia split the House Intelligence Committee, Shields and Brooks analyze the week in politics, and a sequel to the '90s hit “Trainspotting.”

  • Thursday on the NewsHour, House Republicans delay a vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, a setback for President Trump. Also: Calls for an independent investigation after the House Intelligence chair goes straight to the White House, more U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, the potential impact of the GOP health care plan, betting on the Trump presidency and how memories can shape our present.

  • Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump turns up the pressure on House Republicans as the vote on the GOP health care bill looms. Also: New allegations of a former Trump campaign manager working to benefit the Russian government, Susan Rice’s warning about the White House’s credibility, more questions for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the Great Barrier Reef under threat.

  • Tuesday on the NewsHour, Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch gets grilled by Senate Democrats during his confirmation hearing. Also: President Trump lobbies Republicans to vote for the revised health care replacement, new rules for passengers on flights from 10 foreign cities, parents in a poor neighborhood get more from their preschool and the Whitney Biennial offers art amid major national divides.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, a House committee delves into a possible Russian government role in the campaign that elected Donald Trump. Meanwhile, a Senate panel begins hearings on the man chosen by President Trump to serve on the Supreme Court. Also: A new art exhibit explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists.

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  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • Monday on the NewsHour, the Congressional Budget Office releases projected costs of the GOP's health care bill and the White House and REpublicans question the nonpartisan agency's analysis. Also: The low profile of Secretary of State Tillerson, famine and civil unrest in South Sudan, Al Gore's take on the Trump presidency, our Politics Monday analysis and a marathon over a frozen lake.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

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  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

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  • Thursday on the PBS NewsHour, President Trump holds a wide-ranging press conference.

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  • Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump's controversial travel ban is blocked by the courts, but he vows the fight isn't over. Also: The White House welcomes Japan's prime minister while dodging a potential rift with China, Michael Flynn's relationship with Russia, changes under the new HHS secretary, Shields and Brooks on the week's news and hitmaker Smokey Robinson on his lifetime of music.

  • An in depth look at the day's top current events.

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