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With the conclusion of the holiday season, many Americans face the task of disposing of their Christmas tree. A Massachusetts farm has devised an unusual method of eliminating the old trees: 19 hungry goats. Brian Sullivan of WGBY reports from Housatonic, Massachusetts. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app:...
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Friday on the NewsHour, the partial government shutdown has lasted three full weeks and is expected to become the longest shutdown in U.S. history. Also: How the shutdown affects air safety and wildfire management, on the ground with asylum seekers in Arizona, Cambodia fights against malaria, Shields and Brooks...
Fighting-malaria-in-the-remote-reaches-of-Cambodiavideo
Malaria causes nearly half a million deaths worldwide every year. Ninety percent of them are in sub-Saharan Africa, where poor infrastructure limits delivery of drugs. But now there is worry that those drugs are losing effectiveness as disease strains become resistant. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seen a sharp rise in the number of families seeking asylum at the southern border. Some walk in on their own and surrender to authorities, while others try to slip past without being noticed. Arizona Public Media's Lorraine Rivera recently joined agents in...
How-the-shutdown-is-affecting-the-safety-of-air-travelvideo
The government shutdown has affected air travel by forcing airport security and air traffic controllers to work without pay and eliminating some routine safety inspections. TSA workers earn relatively low pay, so they are more likely than other federal employees to be under financial strain with no income. Amna...
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The partial government shutdown has now lasted three full weeks and will become the longest shutdown in U.S. history this weekend. Still, President Trump said he won't yet declare a national emergency to fund his desired border wall. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss public reaction, why the...
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In our Friday news wrap, U.S. military officials confirmed they have begun pulling cargo out of northeastern Syria, ahead of President Trump’s mandated withdrawal of 2,000 American troops. U.S. soldiers have fought the Islamic State in partnership with Syrian Kurdish forces, who said they now feel “left alone.” Also,...
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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks analyze the week in politics, including whether Republicans are on the defensive, normal negotiations vs. “towers of ego,” Michael Cohen’s upcoming congressional testimony and the news that Paul Manafort may have shared polling data with a Russian associate. Stream...
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As federal employees affected by the shutdown miss their first paycheck of the year, the FBI Agents Association warned the shutdown could indirectly jeopardize security clearances. Also, the National Transportation Safety Board, which investigates accidents around the country soon after they happen, has had to indefinitely delay a number...
Is-the-government-shutdown-making-American-food-unsafevideo
Due to the shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration has stopped safety inspections of foods such as fruits, vegetables and seafood, while inspectors overseeing meat and poultry production remain on the job without pay. What does this reduced monitoring mean for the safety of our nation's food supply? Sarah...