The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup

The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup

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From NPR and WAMU in Washington, The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup is a fast-paced, informed discussion of the week's top news. The Roundup is a two-hour program, devoting one hour each to domestic and international topics.More from The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup »

Most Recent Episodes

International – 2016-02-05

The U.N. suspends Syrian peace talks until late this month. The U.S. plans to quadruple military spending in Europe as a signal to Russia. And American officials express concern about ISIS in Libya. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Domestic – 2016-02-05

As the New Hampshire primary looms, Republicans brawl over tactics used in the Iowa caucuses. The F.B.I. joins the Flint drinking water investigation. And President Obama calls for religious tolerance at his first mosque visit. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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International – 2016-01-29

Denmark faces a backlash over a new law to seize the valuables of asylum-seekers. Syrian peace talks hit a snag. And the World Health Organization warns the Zika virus is "spreading explosively." A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Domestic – 2016-01-29

Presidential candidates make final campaign sprints through Iowa. Republicans debate without Donald Trump. And Michigan's governor appoints a committee to fix Flint's water crisis. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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International – 2016-01-22

Taliban attacks kill journalists in Afghanistan and students in Pakistan. In Iran sanctions are lifted and American prisoners are released. And the U.K. implicates Vladimir Putin in the poisoning death of a former Russian spy. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Domestic – 2016-01-22

The Supreme Court will review President Obama's executive actions on immigration. The Senate blocks a bill on tougher refugee screening. And Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump as the battle for conservative voters heats up. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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International – 2016-01-15

Indonesian police suspect a group linked to ISIS is behind an attack in Jakarta. Iran detains, then releases, 10 American sailors. And Germany's chancellor faces pressure over refugee policies. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Domestic – 2016-01-15

President Obama gives his final State of the Union address. The stage gets smaller for the first Republican debate of 2016. And the National Guard arrives in Flint, Michigan to deal with a water crisis. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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International – 2016-01-08

World leaders condemn a North Korean nuclear test but doubt it was a hydrogen bomb. A feud between Saudi Arabia and Iran escalates. And France marks the one-year anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Domestic – 2016-01-08

President Obama announces executive action on gun control. Sen. Ted Cruz leads the GOP pack of presidential contenders in Iowa. And the government releases the latest employment numbers. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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