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This eleven-part podcast series, a companion to PBS' Valentine's Day television special, The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America, features best-selling author, Dr. Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Larry King of CNN's Larry King Live and the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, along with Julie Bain, Health Director at Reader's Digest magazine. In conversation with Julie Bain, Dr. Roizen explains ten different, easy steps you can take to a healthier heart. In the eleventh podcast, Larry King tells ...
 
NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is New Mexico PBS' prime-time news magazine show covering the events, issues, and people that are shaping life in New Mexico and the Southwest. Hosted by Gene Grant, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS takes a multi-layered look at social, political, economic, health, education and arts issues and explores them in-depth, with a critical eye to give them context beyond the "news of the moment."
 
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It's the most acute crisis between the West and Russia since the end of the Cold War, and both sides escalated their military deployments Monday. The United States is putting troops on higher alert, NATO says it will reinforce its eastern flank, and Russia is adding to its existing 100,000 troops on Ukraine's borders. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS New…
 
In our news wrap Monday, the United States Supreme Court rejected a Republican lawsuit against proxy voting in the House of Representatives, but agreed to hear challenges to affirmative action in college admissions for the first time since 2016. Federal prosecutors in Minneapolis charged that three former police officers violated George Floyd's civ…
 
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is increasing its troop presence in Eastern Europe, and the United States announced Monday it was putting 8,500 troops on high alert to deploy to the region. Judy Woodruff discusses the details of the latest developments with two experts. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funder…
 
At one point Monday, the Dow Jones was down more than a thousand points and the S&P 500, which is a wider gauge of the stock market, fell into correction territory -- a drop of 10 percent from its previous high. All of the major indexes finished on a positive note, but are down since the start of the year. Amna Nawaz discusses with economist Dana P…
 
NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the censure of Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the president's hot mic moment from a White House presser, and voter confidence in the Biden administration. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/…
 
As COVID-19 rages this winter, the Miami City Ballet continues to dance, preparing to perform "Swan Lake" in February, under the careful eye of celebrated choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Jeffrey Brown spent a day with Ratmansky and dancers to see how they've brought this traditional ballet going back to its rediscovered historical roots. This repor…
 
The past two years of this pandemic have been especially difficult for students, who have experienced major disruptions to both their education and social lives. In a special program that premieres Tuesday, NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs team is exploring how many young people are dealing with the new normal. Here's a look at how one teacher has…
 
Originally from Mexico City herself, Gaby Hernandez understands firsthand the challenges immigrants can face in the United States. As the executive director of the Long Beach Immigrants Rights Coalition in California, she empowers those in her community to push for better resources and protections at both the local and national level. She shares he…
 
In a recent report titled, “The Paid Jailer: How Sheriff Campaign Dollars Shape Mass Incarceration” the nonprofit groups Communities for Sheriff Accountability and Common Cause, sought financial information from 105 sheriffs to investigate conflicts of interest and ethics issues. The report reveals more than $6 million in potential conflicts of int…
 
Last week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked by Latino Rebels reporter Pablo Manríquez whether he had a message to people of color ahead of the midterms, in light of the Republicans blockage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. In response, McConnell said, “Well, the concern is misplaced because, if you look at the statistics, Africa…
 
In Her Hands is a partnership between the the Georgia Resilience & Opportunity (GRO) Fund and GiveDirectly who are planning to supply 650 Black women across Georgia with $850 per month over the course of two years. The project came to be after a task force of community members examined the root of ​​economic insecurity and wealth disparities. In He…
 
Environment Report Laura Paskus is joined by Michael Dax, Western Program Director for Wildlands Network, to talk about a draft Wildlife Corridors Action Plan from the New Mexico Department of Transportation and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. The plan comes out of the Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019 and identifies 11 priority safe passa…
 
Since his earliest days on the mic, DMC, the co-founder of what many consider to be the greatest rap group of all time, has offered countless rhymes and tales--about what it was to be a kid from Queens who wore big glasses, loved reading books, and learned above all else, the importance and power of being yourself. So for Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels, wr…
 
Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, about 200,000 rode the train through the tunnel under the Hudson river between New York and New Jersey every day. The tunnel, built in 1910, is over 111 years old--and due to lingering damage from Superstorm Sandy, is getting more unstable each day. The project had been in a holding pattern, but now, with the passi…
 
It's been three years since opposition leader Juan Guaido's party won Venezuela's presidential election. But despite international support for Guaido, President Nicolas Maduro continues to lead. With confidence in the democratic process waning, Venezuela is also undergoing a shrinking economy and a growing humanitarian and refugee crisis. Cynthia A…
 
Two years since the first lockdown in China, there have been great strides to combat COVID-19, but confusion and questions remain. From vaccinations to testing, to masking and how many days to isolate--there hasn't always been clarity. More collaboration between the CDC and the FDA would help, says Joshua Sharfstein, professor at the Bloomberg Scho…
 
In order to expand testing access and help stop the spread of the omicron variant, the Biden administration announced this week that it would begin distributing millions of COVID-19 tests and masks to Americans for free. Infectious disease epidemiologist Jessica Malaty Rivera joins for more on the rollout of this plan and its potential impact, the …
 
Mississippi is the only state in the nation without a law requiring equal pay for women--but that could be about to change. Ivette Feliciano sits down with Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of the Mississippi Black Women's Roundtable, to discuss her team's push for equal-pay legislation, and the current status of Mississippi's equal pay bill. …
 
President Biden marked his first year in office on a downbeat note: low approval ratings, a defeat of the Democrats' voting rights bill in the Senate, and the Build Back Better Bill stalled. But perhaps Biden's biggest political concern is how he fares within his own party. For a look at why this is crucial, along with some historical context, Spec…
 
In our news wrap Friday, a federal judge in Texas blocked nationwide enforcement of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal workers. Anti-abortion groups held their annual rally in Washington, D.C., buoyed by hopes of an abortion rights rollback. Rebels in Yemen say a Saudi coalition airstrike killed at least 70 inmates at a prison. Rock star Meat L…
 
This week on New Mexico in Focus, Gene and the Line Opinion Panel dig into Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s 2022 State of the State Address, analyzing the Governor’s stated priorities, and what she may have left out. Now that the state has a significant budget surplus, the Governor is calling for aggressive action on several fronts, including teac…
 
The United States on Friday agreed to submit written responses next week to Russia's demands over how to end the crisis over Ukraine. The announcement came during a high level diplomatic meeting in Geneva, as Russia maintains overwhelming force along the Ukrainian border, and has now deployed to neighboring Belarus. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsH…
 
Ever since the withdrawal of the U.S. and its allies, and the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the global community cut off non-humanitarian aid, froze assets abroad and imposed sanctions on the new government. Add to that crippling drought and harsh winter, Afghans are now going to desperate lengths to keep themselves and their family alive. John …
 
One year into President Joe Biden's tenure, we take stock of the status of some of his key campaign promises surrounding education, including the promise to reopen K-12 schools during the pandemic and provide two years of free community college. Geoff Bennett reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Democrats' inability to garner enough support to pass the White House's legislative priorities, and the tensions that remain between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine. PBS NewsHour is supported by - http…
 
Individual ingenuity has become a hallmark of the pandemic with artists producing an array of creative in-person and virtual innovations. Special correspondent Cat Wise has the story of how one San Francisco artist stepped in to help out during the early days and soon found a new calling. This report is part of our art and culture series, CANVAS. P…
 
Since childhood, Jess T. Dugan has recognized the power of photography in documenting the world around them. As they grew into their gender identity, they began using photography and portraits to capture not only their own life, but the lives of other queer people. Tonight, Dugan shares their Brief But Spectacular take on representation and the pow…
 
This week, President Biden predicted that Russian forces are on the brink of invading Ukraine. Initially, the president appeared to suggest that certain actions by Russia could constitute a “minor incursion” and would not result in serious consequences from the U.S. Later in the week, he used stronger language to warn Russian leaders against taking…
 
This week marks a year since president Joe Biden has been sworn in as our country’s 46th president. You're not alone if you feel like it happened more than 365 days ago. We saw more people getting vaccinated, yet Covid continues to mutate, spread and affect our daily lives. We saw traditional U.S. allies relieved about a return to relative normalcy…
 
During his four years in office, Donald Trump dominated political news coverage. Whether we’re talking about unwieldy press conferences, 140-character rants on Twitter, or campaign events designed to galvanize his base. So much of what we saw was “unprecedented," and that includes his furious and sometimes dangerous war with the media itself. Even …
 
This month, a law went into effect in New York City that will allow roughly 800,000 noncitizens to vote in local elections. While some immigration advocates see this as a meaningful reform, Russell Berman, staff writer for The Atlantic, recently spoke with several immigration experts and advocates who are wary that the law could result in more rest…
 
In our news wrap Thursday, the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot asked to interview Ivanka Trump. New unemployment claims jumped up by 55,000 last week, to 286,000 -- the most since October. Police in Britain arrested two people in connection with the Texas synagogue standoff Saturday. The CIA said most "Havana Syndrome"…
 
President Joe Biden enters his second year in office fighting to pass his signature legislation in a divided Congress, and facing the lowest approval ratings of his tenure. Judy Woodruff assesses his job performance with Democratic Party strategists Faiz Shakir, an adviser to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Matt Bennett, who worked for both of Bil…
 
President Joe Biden on Thursday cleaned up comments he made a day earlier, to say any Russian incursion into Ukraine would lead to a severe and unified response by the United States and its allies. In Berlin, Secretary of State Antony Blinken also presented unity. But as Biden himself admitted Wednesday, the transatlantic alliance is not unified ov…
 
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