The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup

The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup

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The Diane Rehm Show's Friday News Roundup was an informed discussion of the week's top domestic and international news. This podcast serves as an archive and is no longer updated. For a more complete archive, visit drshow.org.More from The Diane Rehm Show: Friday News Roundup »

Most Recent Episodes

Domestic – 2016-12-23

The Friday News Roundup: President-elect Trump continues to add to his top-level staff. Obamacare sign-ups are strong despite the law's uncertain future. And North Carolina fails to repeal a controversial bathroom bill.

International – 2016-12-16

Evacuations from eastern Aleppo stall amid new violence. President Obama vows action against Russia over hacking. And President-elect Trump calls into question America's One China policy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

International – 2016-12-09

Syrian rebels seek evacuation from the besieged city of Aleppo. President-elect Trump chooses an Iowa governor with good relations with Beijing as ambassador to China. And Italy's prime minister resigns after a referendum defeat. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-12-09

President-elect Trump picks an ally of the fossil fuel industry to head the E.P.A. The son of incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns over fake news tweets. And life expectancy declines in the U.S. for the first time in decades. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the top domestic news stories of the week.

International – 2016-12-02

President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-12-02

President-elect Donald Trump starts a victory tour with a stop in Cincinnati. Nancy Pelosi is re-elected House minority leader. And North Carolina prosecutors say the police officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott will not face charges.

International – 2016-11-18

Barack Obama addresses a divided Europe on his last overseas trip as president. Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 80 people this week. And Japan's prime minister meets with President-elect Trump. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-11-18

Donald Trump's transition gets off to a rocky start. Hillary Clinton makes her first address since conceding the election. And Obamacare enrollment surges, as Republicans vow to repeal the law. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

International – 2016-11-11

The world reacts to the election victory of Donald Trump. Foreign leaders express concern about alliances and trade deals. And a Chinese official is named the new head of Interpol. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-11-11

The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton in one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Republicans keep control of the House and Senate. And Democrats try to understand the populist wave that led to their defeat.

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