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PBS NewsHour - Segments
College Board releases African American Studies course framework after DeSantis criticism

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 8:19


The College Board released the official framework of a new Advanced Placement course on African American Studies. It comes after criticism from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis who said the initial curriculum violated a state law limiting teachings on race in public schools. David Coleman and Brandi Waters of the College Board joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the course and the controversy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
N.C. Republican explains why he now supports Medicaid expansion after years of opposing it

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 5:03


Since the Affordable Care Act was implemented more than a decade ago, 39 states have expanded Medicaid, the public insurance program that provides health coverage to low-income Americans. North Carolina is not one. One of the obstacles had been Republican State Senator Phil Berger, but he changed his mind last year and now the expansion is a top priority. Berger joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Police tactics again under scrutiny in wake of killing of Tyre Nichols

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 6:02


Five days after former police officers were charged with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, the circumstances that led to his death renewed conversations about policing, the use of force and related issues. Radley Balko, author of "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces," joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the new attention around elite police units. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
New book 'The Aftermath' examines the political influence and legacy of the baby boomers

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 7:47


The impact of the baby boom generation is impossible to ignore. The roughly 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964 have reshaped American society at each stage of their lives. Philip Bump of The Washington Post takes a closer look at the generation's impact in "The Aftermath: The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America." Bump joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the book. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How videos of police brutality traumatize many Americans

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 6:46


Authorities said releasing video of the Tyre Nichols beating was important to convey the brutality of the attack. But for many Americans, the video is traumatizing and one of far too many they have witnessed after a police killing. Clinical psychologist Riana Elyse Anderson joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the mental health concerns. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Educators try to turn around pandemic-era learning loss

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2023 5:11


Nearly three years into the pandemic, students and teachers in the U.S. are still trying to close the education gap formed by COVID-induced school shutdowns and remote learning struggles. Robert Balfanz, a researcher at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the challenges facing students nationwide and efforts to stem the country's learning loss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How one school is helping students catch up on unfinished learning from the pandemic

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 7:36


It's been more than a year since most American schoolchildren returned to the classroom full-time. Now, school districts are working to recover learning lost while kids were at home during the pandemic. Researchers say students in high-poverty areas lost the most. Geoff Bennett reports on a school in Baltimore where mental health and small group learning are at the center of its approach. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Memphis prepares for protests as video of police beating Tyre Nichols is released

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 10:21


Authorities in Memphis and other cities are urging peaceful protests as they prepare for the release of graphic video of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols. The 29-year-old died this month after police beat him for three minutes following a traffic stop. The five fired police officers are charged with his murder. Geoff Bennett spoke with Rev. Earle Fisher about the Memphis community's response. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
An early look at key 2024 Senate races and candidates

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 6:32


Congress has just started its new term, but many senators and Senate hopefuls are already thinking about the next election. Rep. Adam Schiff became the second Democrat to jump into the race for Senate in California, and Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego announced he's running against Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How the trauma of mass shootings fundamentally change American communities

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 6:04


This week's mass shootings in California, plus two others in just eight days, left 25 people dead and wounded 15 others. They also left many people to cope with the trauma of these attacks. Jennifer Carlson is studying the impact and aftermath of gun violence for the National Science Foundation. She joined Geoff Bennett to discuss how these shootings fundamentally change communities. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Pope Francis says laws that criminalize homosexuality are 'unjust'

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 5:34


Pope Francis, in a wide-ranging interview with the Associated Press, spoke at length about his health, his critics and the future of the papacy. Most notably, he called laws criminalizing homosexuality fundamentally unjust and said being homosexual is not a crime. Paul Elie of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the pope's interview. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Senators question Ticketmaster over monopoly concerns, botched Taylor Swift ticket sale

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 10:36


The U.S. Senate has bad blood with Ticketmaster after the company botched ticket sales for Taylor Swift's upcoming tour. In a hearing Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee hammered Ticketmaster not just for the ticketing debacle, but also for its near-monopoly in the live music industry. Senator Amy Klobuchar led the hearing and joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Can gun safety laws make an impact on the frequency of mass shootings?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 5:30


The tragedy in Monterey Park was the second mass shooting in California in just under a week. To discuss the laws in that state and the challenges of stopping shootings given the wide availability of guns, Geoff Bennett spoke with Adam Winkler, a professor at the UCLA School of Law where he focuses on constitutional law and gun policy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Brooks and Capehart on the debt ceiling debate and Biden document investigations

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 10:25


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including the latest on President Biden's classified documents investigation and the debt ceiling debate in Congress. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Brooks and Capehart on the debt ceiling debate and Biden document investigations

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 10:25


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including the latest on President Biden's classified documents investigation and the debt ceiling debate in Congress. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Republican leading Oversight Committee discusses plans to investigate Biden

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 8:20


The House Oversight Committee, under new Republican leadership, has announced its first hearing to look into the management of pandemic relief funding. The committee's new chairman, Kentucky Republican James Comer, says his passion is tackling waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars in the federal government. He joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the issues in the committee's crosshairs. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks
Brooks and Capehart on the debt ceiling debate and Biden document investigations

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 10:25


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including the latest on President Biden's classified documents investigation and the debt ceiling debate in Congress. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Republican leading Oversight Committee discusses plans to investigate Biden

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 8:20


The House Oversight Committee, under new Republican leadership, has announced its first hearing to look into the management of pandemic relief funding. The committee's new chairman, Kentucky Republican James Comer, says his passion is tackling waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars in the federal government. He joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the issues in the committee's crosshairs. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Massive tech layoffs, slowing growth boost fears of possible recession

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 4:42


The job cuts in big tech are piling up. Microsoft said it's laying off 10,000 employees and Amazon started a fresh round of job cuts in what's expected to become the largest workforce reduction in its 28-year history. It all follows recent layoffs by Twitter, Meta, Lyft and other tech companies. Roben Farzad joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the fears of a possible recession. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Republican candidate accused of orchestrating shootings targeting Democrats in New Mexico

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 9:55


Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, linked a series of drive-by shootings that damaged the homes of local Democratic politicians to a defeated Republican candidate. The case spotlights the troubling rise in extremist violence targeting elected officials across the country. New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver joined Geoff Bennett to discuss combatting election disinformation. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
How China's population decline could alter the global economy

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 4:56


The world's most populous country hit a historic turning point. China announced its first population decline in six decades with 850,000 fewer people at the end of last year than in 2021. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Mei Fong joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the cause of the decline and what it could mean for the global economy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
How China's population decline could alter the global economy

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 4:56


The world's most populous country hit a historic turning point. China announced its first population decline in six decades with 850,000 fewer people at the end of last year than in 2021. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Mei Fong joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the cause of the decline and what it could mean for the global economy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Republican candidate accused of orchestrating shootings targeting Democrats in New Mexico

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 9:55


Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, linked a series of drive-by shootings that damaged the homes of local Democratic politicians to a defeated Republican candidate. The case spotlights the troubling rise in extremist violence targeting elected officials across the country. New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver joined Geoff Bennett to discuss combatting election disinformation. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How China's population decline could alter the global economy

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 4:56


The world's most populous country hit a historic turning point. China announced its first population decline in six decades with 850,000 fewer people at the end of last year than in 2021. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Mei Fong joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the cause of the decline and what it could mean for the global economy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
New book 'Myth America' examines misinformation in U.S. history

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 7:50


In a new book, Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer assemble a team of fellow historians to push back on what they see as the biggest myths and rampant misinformation about major issues facing this country and some of its most defining moments. They sat down with Geoff Bennett to talk about their new edited collection, "Myth America: Historians Take On the Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks
Brooks and Capehart on Biden's handling of classified documents, George Santos scandals

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 11:42


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including questions about President Biden's handling of classified documents, the scandals around GOP Rep. Santos and an attempted coup in Brazil. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Brooks and Capehart on Biden's handling of classified documents, George Santos scandals

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 11:42


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including questions about President Biden's handling of classified documents, the scandals around GOP Rep. Santos and an attempted coup in Brazil. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Brooks and Capehart on Biden's handling of classified documents, George Santos scandals

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 11:42


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including questions about President Biden's handling of classified documents, the scandals around GOP Rep. Santos and an attempted coup in Brazil. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
New York mayor discusses his policy proposals aimed at combatting crime and homelessness

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 8:08


New York City Mayor Eric Adams took office a year ago with a focus on driving down crime. His first year was marked by challenges from the COVID pandemic to a homelessness crisis and an economic downturn. Adams joined Geoff Bennett to discuss his $103 billion budget proposal for the city. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
New York mayor discusses his policy proposals aimed at combatting crime and homelessness

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 8:08


New York City Mayor Eric Adams took office a year ago with a focus on driving down crime. His first year was marked by challenges from the COVID pandemic to a homelessness crisis and an economic downturn. Adams joined Geoff Bennett to discuss his $103 billion budget proposal for the city. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
More Republicans call for scandal-plagued Congressman George Santos to resign

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 6:26


More Republican lawmakers are calling for New York Congressman George Santos to resign, just days after the scandal-plagued freshman was sworn in to the House. Santos is under investigation by state and federal authorities after he admitted to lying about key parts of his resume and background. Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the scandal. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Rising prices push many Americans further into credit card debt

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 4:48


Inflation rates fell for the sixth consecutive month, but Americans are still feeling the pinch from higher than usual prices. Many have been forced to pull out their credit cards, even while interest rates on those cards are soaring. Michelle Singletary, writer of the syndicated Washington Post column "The Color of Money," joined Geoff Bennett for a closer look at what this means. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
A look at the political wrangling over house speakerships in state legislatures

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 8:26


While Republicans in the House were fighting over the vote for speaker, two states faced their own high-stakes tensions as they chose who to lead their statehouses. Karen Kasler of Ohio Public Radio and TV and Katie Meyer of Spotlight PA joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the political battles in their states. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
White House offers new student loan payment plans as debt cancellation held up in court

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 5:14


The Biden administration released a new student loan payment plan that would lower monthly payments for millions of borrowers and pause them completely for some. There's been a freeze on loan repayments throughout the pandemic, but that's coming to an end in June. The new proposal comes while plans to cancel some of the debt are held up in court. Cory Turner of NPR joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
House Republicans take aim at IRS and what they consider government overreach

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 5:05


After a tumultuous start to its term, the Republican-led House is targeting its biggest priorities. GOP lawmakers started work on their top agenda items and launched key subcommittees that would focus on China as well as investigations into the Biden administration. Washington Post reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell joined Geoff Bennett to discuss what's in store. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Small, local paper uncovered and reported George Santos scandal before November election

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 5:40


A watchdog group filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission accusing newly sworn-in Rep. George Santos of illegally using campaign funds and masking the source of those funds. The North Shore Leader, a small paper on Long Island, broke the scandal before the November election. By the time other outlets picked it up, Santos had been elected. Grant Lally joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
CDC warns of rising strep throat infections among children

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 5:39


The CDC is investigating a rise in severe cases of strep throat among kids in the U.S. Several children's hospitals across the country have reported an increase in strep cases since November, including in Colorado where two children died. Dr. Peter Hotez of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
CDC warns of rising strep throat infections among children

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 5:39


The CDC is investigating a rise in severe cases of strep throat among kids in the U.S. Several children's hospitals across the country have reported an increase in strep cases since November, including in Colorado where two children died. Dr. Peter Hotez of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development joined Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Jan. 6 attack anniversary marked with ceremonies at Capitol and White House

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 3:18


Friday marks two years since the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The anniversary was marked in ceremonies in front of the Capitol building itself and at the White House. Geoff Bennett reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Jan. 6 attack anniversary marked with ceremonies at Capitol and White House

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 3:18


Friday marks two years since the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The anniversary was marked in ceremonies in front of the Capitol building itself and at the White House. Geoff Bennett reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Former Capitol Police chief warns of vulnerabilities that remain 2 years after Jan. 6

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 7:47


Friday marks the second anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Steven Sund was the chief of the Capitol Police that day and he described the events as "the worst mass attack on law enforcement" in his nearly 30-year-long career. Sund joined Geoff Bennett to discuss his new book on the attack, "Courage Under Fire." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Former Capitol Police chief warns of vulnerabilities that remain 2 years after Jan. 6

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 7:47


Friday marks the second anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Steven Sund was the chief of the Capitol Police that day and he described the events as "the worst mass attack on law enforcement" in his nearly 30-year-long career. Sund joined Geoff Bennett to discuss his new book on the attack, "Courage Under Fire." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
McCarthy supporter on Speaker deadlock: 'I think this debate is actually good'

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 6:15


Kevin McCarthy came up short in three rounds of voting for House Speaker on Tuesday. One supporter of his bid is Rep. Lisa McClain of Michigan. First elected to Congress in 2020, McClain voted against certifying Arizona and Pennsylvania electors for President Biden's victory and has denied the valid results of the election that year. She joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the Speaker vote. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
House Republicans spar over Speaker decision as McCarthy fights to secure votes

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 6:31


Tuesday marks the start of a new Congress, but the story at the Capitol is a familiar one: chaos. This time inside the incoming Republican House majority, as leader Kevin McCarthy vies to become Speaker of the House. Capitol Hill Correspondent Lisa Desjardins and White House Correspondent Laura Barrón-López joined Geoff Bennett to discuss McCarthy's troubles. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
January 1, 2023 - PBS News Weekend full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2023 24:34 Very Popular


Sunday on PBS News Weekend, we look ahead to the incoming Congress and what's in store as the new Republican House majority picks the speaker. Then, two Southwest passengers share how their holiday plans were upended by the airline's recent meltdown. Plus, Geoff Bennett speaks with Grammy nominee Tobias Jesso Jr. on his unlikely journey to writing songs for some of music's biggest stars. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Grammy-nominated songwriter Tobias Jesso Jr. on his rise to prominence

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2023 5:35


For most hit songs, there's a songwriter helping the singer behind the scenes. Canadian-born songwriter and producer Tobias Jesso Jr. is one of the most in-demand collaborators in pop music. Jesso joins Geoff Bennett to discuss his unique journey to writing songs for some of the industry's biggest stars. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
FDA criticized for working too closely with biotech company to approve Alzheimer's drug

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 5:58


New findings from a congressional investigation into the Food and Drug Administration and the biotech company Biogen find the FDA broke its own protocols to approve a new Alzheimer's drug last year. The report said the FDA worked too closely with Biogen despite significant concerns over the limited benefits and side effects of the new drug, Aduhelm. Geoff Bennett reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Wine and spirit recommendations for the holiday season

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2022 8:26


Most Americans spend more on wine and spirits during the holidays than at any other time of the year. Whether you are giving a gift or looking for the perfect drink to pair with your holiday feast, Brian Freedman -- who is a wine, spirits, food and travel writer -- has a recommendation for every palate and price. He joins Geoff Bennett to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Frigid temperatures create dangerous conditions for migrants gathering near border

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 6:57


Just days before Christmas, the future of the pandemic-era policy known as Title 42 remains uncertain. The Supreme Court put a hold on its expiration date this week. Now thousands of migrants and communities along the southern border are caught in limbo and the cold. Geoff Bennett reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Putin pushes to rebuild Russia's military as its invasion of Ukraine grinds on

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 8:12


President Volodymyr Zelenskyy returned to Ukraine after meeting with President Biden at the White House and receiving thunderous applause during his address to Congress. Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin said Russia will beef up its military and continue its invasion of Ukraine. Samuel Bendett of the Center for Naval Analyses joined Geoff Bennett to discuss Russia's plans. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders