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Learn more about your world through in-depth analysis and on-the-ground reports. (Updated periodically)

    News Wrap: U.S. surpasses 400,000 deaths from COVID-19

    News Wrap: U.S. surpasses 400,000 deaths from COVID-19

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the U.S. reached 400,000 deaths from COVID nearly equaling the number of Americans killed in World War II, President-elect Biden had an emotional departure from his home state of Delaware on the eve of inauguration, Biden will offer a sweeping immigration bill once in office, and the incoming Senate majority leader says President Trump's impeachment trial is a priority.
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    • 4 min
    News Wrap: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

    News Wrap: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

    In our news wrap Monday, opposition leader Alexei Navalny will spend 30 days in jail after a Russian court hearing in Moscow, the U.S. neared 400,000 deaths from COVID-19, President-elect Biden names his choices to lead two major regulatory bodies, and hundreds of migrants bound for the U.S. are at a standstill in southeastern Guatemala. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    News Wrap: COVID-19 has killed more than 2 million people worldwide

    News Wrap: COVID-19 has killed more than 2 million people worldwide

    In our news wrap Friday, COVID-19 has now killed more than 2 million people worldwide since it emerged in China just over a year ago, White House says President Trump will depart Washington on the morning of the inauguration, the timing of the Trump's impeachment trial remains undecided, thousands of migrants in Honduras have started north in the year's first caravan to the United States. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 3 min
    Meeting Trump's goal in Afghanistan, U.S. forces are reduced to lowest level since 2001

    Meeting Trump's goal in Afghanistan, U.S. forces are reduced to lowest level since 2001

    The U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday that military-force levels in Afghanistan are now at 2,500 service personnel -- the goal President Trump had set. This is the lowest number of American troops since the U.S. first invaded the country in 2001, and comes as the Afghan government and Taliban peace talks stall. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson joins Amna Nawaz from Kabul to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 3 min
    News Wrap: U.S. coronavirus deaths near 390,000

    News Wrap: U.S. coronavirus deaths near 390,000

    In our news wrap Thursday, coronavirus deaths in U.S. near 390,000, former Michigan officials charged in Flint water crisis, watchdog finds Justice Department knew President Trump's border policy would separate children from parents, President-elect Biden taps deputy defense secretary David Norquist to temporarily lead the Pentagon, and 2020 essentially ties 2016 for hottest year on record. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    Trump's last-minute policy moves could have deep, long-lasting impacts

    Trump's last-minute policy moves could have deep, long-lasting impacts

    As the days dwindle in the Trump administration, they are still issuing rules and regulations, sanctions and designations that could have impacts both abroad and at home, beyond the end of the administration. William Brangham and Nick Schifrin discuss Trump's orders and how some of them might hamstring the Biden administration. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 6 min

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