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 – 2016-07-22

Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-07-22

The Republican National Convention ends with a divided GOP. Hillary Clinton prepares to select her running mate. And Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

International – 2016-07-15

An apparent terrorist attack in Nice, France kills more than 80 people. Theresa May becomes Britain's prime minister and Boris Johnson the new foreign secretary. And an international tribunal rejects Beijing's claims to the South China Sea. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-07-15

Funerals are held for Dallas police officers and two African-American men killed by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Donald Trump prepares to announce his running mate. And Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

International – 2016-07-08

Leaders of two dozen NATO countries convene a two-day summit in Warsaw. President Obama announces the U.S. will keep a force of 8,400 troops in Afghanistan. And the fallout from Brexit continues. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-07-08

Snipers in Dallas kill five police officers and wound five others along with one civilian. This at the end of a protest that had gathered in reaction to the fatal shootings of African-American men by police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota. Also this week, Congress questions the FBI director about his decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton over an email server. And we get the latest job numbers. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

International – 2016-07-01

Turkey arrests more than a dozen people in anti-ISIS raids after the Istanbul airport bombings. EU leaders meet to grapple with a future without Britain. And Colombian troops work to demobilize FARC rebels after a peace deal. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-07-01

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she will accept FBI recommendations on the inquiry into Hillary Clinton's email server. The Pentagon lifts its ban on transgender people serving openly in the military. And the Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

International – 2016-06-24

The U.K. votes to leave the European Union. Heavy fighting continues in parts of Fallujah as Iraqi forces seek to retake all of the city from ISIS. And in Venezuela, food shortages spur looting and rioting. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Domestic – 2016-06-24

The Friday News Roundup: House Democrats stage a sit-in to push for a vote on new gun laws. Campaign finance reports show Donald Trump with much less money and staff than Hillary Clinton. And a federal judge in Wyoming strikes down an Obama administration safety rule on fracking. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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