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U.S., other governments say it’s likely Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger jet
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U.S., other governments say it’s likely Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger jet

JUDY WOODRUFF: The evidence is mounting tonight that an Iranian missile knocked a passenger airliner out of the sky this week near Tehran. Iran denies it, but the United States and several other governments say it is highly likely. Foreign

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Bernie Sanders on Iran, health care and Democratic electability
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Bernie Sanders on Iran, health care and Democratic electability

JUDY WOODRUFF: Democratic presidential candidates have been speaking about Iran as they seek to contrast their foreign policy visions against that of the current commander in chief. In New York City, former Vice President Joe Biden said President Trump’s decision

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In Taiwan, presidential election brings long-simmering tensions with China to the surface
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In Taiwan, presidential election brings long-simmering tensions with China to the surface

JUDY WOODRUFF: Voters in Taiwan elect their next president on Saturday. For decades, the island’s status has been a contentious issue between the United States and mainland China. The communist government in Beijing considers Taiwan a breakaway province that needs

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan 9, 2020
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PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan 9, 2020

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: The U.S. now believes an Iranian missile brought down a Ukraine-bound passenger jet, killing all on board. Then: balance of power. As the U.S. and Iran de-escalate tensions, House

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Alabama’s Immigration Law: Assessing the Economic, Social Impact
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Alabama’s Immigration Law: Assessing the Economic, Social Impact

bjbjLULU JUDY WOODRUFF: Alabama’s new immigration law, recently upheld by a federal judge, is now starting to have an economic impact in the state. Representatives of the agricultural and construction industries say they are losing a significant portion of their

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With Soleimani’s death, foreign policy enters 2020 primary spotlight
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With Soleimani’s death, foreign policy enters 2020 primary spotlight

JUDY WOODRUFF: They are some of the gravest questions candidates have to confront, questions about the use of military force and how and when they would deploy if they become president. This weekend, the Democrats hoping to unseat the current

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Should the USA Build a Wall on BOTH of its Borders? (feat. Asylum Seeker)
From marijuana legalization to minimum wage, how state laws are changing in 2020
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From marijuana legalization to minimum wage, how state laws are changing in 2020

NICK SCHIFRIN: On the final day of 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker pardoned more than 11,000 people convicted for possessing low levels of cannabis. He said hundreds of thousands of others could see their records expunged. GOV. J.B. PRITZKER (D-IL):

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What’s in the $1.4 trillion federal spending bill
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What’s in the $1.4 trillion federal spending bill

JUDY WOODRUFF: As the new year begins, Washington is in a much different place than a year ago, when the government was in the middle of the longest shutdown in history and Congress was crippled by disagreements on spending. Before

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News Wrap: Julián Castro drops out of 2020 Democratic field
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News Wrap: Julián Castro drops out of 2020 Democratic field

In the day’s other news: The Democratic presidential primary field narrowed again, with Julian Castro dropping out. The former Obama housing secretary had failed to make headway in the polls or in raising money. He was the only Latino still

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