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

    News Wrap: Sudan normalizes relations with Israel

    News Wrap: Sudan normalizes relations with Israel

    In our news wrap Friday, Sudan moved to normalize relations with Israel, becoming the third country in recent months to do so. President Trump announced the news at the White House with the leaders of both countries on the phone. Also, rival factions in Libya signed a permanent cease-fire after years of fighting. The United Nations brokered the deal, which became official during a Geneva ceremony. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    The video and email campaign U.S. officials say Iran used to intimidate voters

    The video and email campaign U.S. officials say Iran used to intimidate voters

    On Wednesday night, the director of national intelligence, the director of the FBI and other top U.S. officials appeared at a news briefing to discuss foreign interference in the 2020 election. They pointed in particular to a campaign they allege Iran launched to sow confusion and mistrust. But some lawmakers fear the assessment itself may have political motivations. Nick Schifrin reports.
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    • 5 min
    Nigerian government tries to quell public outrage over police brutality

    Nigerian government tries to quell public outrage over police brutality

    For weeks, people have taken to Nigeria's streets to protest police brutality and the heavy-handed tactics of one unit in particular: the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS. The government since disbanded the group, but demonstrators are demanding further reforms -- and compensation for past victims of violence. Special correspondent Phil Ihaza reports from the country's capital, Abuja. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    News Wrap: Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal charges

    News Wrap: Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal charges

    In our news wrap Wednesday, pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma is pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiracy and paying kickbacks to doctors amid the national opioid epidemic. The move involves the painkiller OxyContin and comes as part of an $8 billion settlement. Also, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served on the board of Christian schools barring kids of same-sex parents.
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    • 5 min
    Where Trump and Biden stand on dealing with China

    Where Trump and Biden stand on dealing with China

    Where do President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden stand on dealing with China? The Trump administration calls itself tough on Beijing, but Trump has praised Xi Jinping on a personal level. Biden believes the U.S. and China benefit from economic cooperation. Nick Schifrin talks to the Hudson Institute's Michael Pillsbury and Christopher Hill, a former assistant secretary of state. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 10 min
    U.S., Russia close to a deal on nuclear arms control, says special envoy

    U.S., Russia close to a deal on nuclear arms control, says special envoy

    The U.S. and Russia say they're close to a major agreement on arms control. The world's largest nuclear powers are discussing extending the last remaining nuclear treaty, which is currently scheduled to expire in February, and freezing the total number of nuclear warheads. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Marshall Billingslea, special presidential envoy for arms control, about the negotiations.
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    • 6 min

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