PNS National Newscast

Audio Activation
"Siri, play the Public News Service (podcast)"
"Hey Google, play the Public News Service podcast"
"Alexa, play Public News Service podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app


Audio Activation
"Siri, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Hey Google, play the 2020Talks podcast"
"Alexa, play Two-Thousand-Twenty Talks podcast"
or "Alexa, what's my news flash?" once you set it up in the Alexa app


PNS Daily News - September 22, 2020 

The Supreme Court vacancy raises stakes for a reproductive-rights campaign; voter-registration deadlines are just around the corner; and the pandemic compounds child-care woes.

2020Talks - September 22, 2020 

It's National Voter Registration Day. Plus, the Supreme Court and abortion are back, center stage, in the election spotlight.

Archive: November 30, 2012

PHOTO: Ben Alexander, associate director of Headwaters Economics - which issued a report today:

HELENA, Mont. – Public lands in the backyard are being credited with a strong economy in Montana. A new report, "West is Best," looks at jobs, income and population changes in Montana and other western states – against the backdrop of National Forests, parks and other public spaces. ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Under a proposed settlement by Duke Energy, consumers would pick up over a billion dollars in cost overruns for the Edwardsport Coal Gasification plant.

INDIANAPOLIS – Under a proposed settlement by Duke Energy, consumers would pick up more than a billion dollars in cost overruns for the Edwardsport coal gasification plant. Kerwin Olson, executive director of the Citizens Action Coalition, says the settlement before Indiana regulators also f ...Read More

PHOTO: Alicia Diggs from Greensboror volunteering at a health fair. Saturday is World AIDS Day, and Diggs credits medications for keeping her disease in check.. Courtesy Alicia Diggs

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tomorrow (Saturday) is World AIDS Day, and events are planned around the state and country. Mother and grandmother Alicia Diggs will be one of those participating in Greensboro. She has been living with HIV for 11 years. Thanks to recent developments in drug therapies, Dig ...Read More

PHOTO: The candlelight vigil will salute those whose lives have been impacted by HIV or AIDS.
Available In Spanish

DES MOINES, Iowa – There's a candlelight vigil tomorrow (Saturday) on the steps of the Capitol as Iowa marks World AIDS Day. The theme this year is "Working Together for an AIDS-free Generation," and a big part of that effort is screening. Insurance providers are required under the Affordabl ...Read More

GRAPHIC: Maryann Martindale with the Alliance for a Better Utah says record low turnout in the presidential election is a sign that Utah voters are being turned off by one-party rule.

SALT LAKE CITY – The "blues" are wading deep into the "red" today (Friday) in Salt Lake City. Democrats are in town for their party chair meeting, a decision that had some scratching their heads. But Maryann Martindale, executive director of Alliance for a Better Utah, says that no matter ...Read More

PHOTO: Dulce Matuz, president of the Arizona DREAM Act Coalition, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit. CREDIT: Zimbio

PHOENIX – Immigrant and civil rights groups are suing to reverse Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's ban on driver's licenses for young immigrants granted work permits under President Obama's deferred-action program. The federal court lawsuit claims Brewer's executive order violates the Equal Prot ...Read More

GRAPHIC: On World AIDS Day, medical professionals urge testing for most people. CREDIT: Health Services Center (Alabama).

PHOENIX – Tomorrow (Saturday) is World AIDS Day and events are planned across Arizona to raise awareness of the disease and to celebrate successes in fighting the virus. Dr. Rhianna Meadows, staff physician with Planned Parenthood Arizona, says most people should consider HIV/AIDS testing a ...Read More

Luis Figueroa speaking at the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education Conference (March 2012). Permission: Luis Figueroa
Available In Spanish

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – As they put the finishing touches on their college application essays, many young Texans are unable to estimate how much aid they'll be eligible to receive during their quests for diplomas. Lawmakers will soon have to tackle a funding crisis in the TEXAS Grant program, w ...Read More

1 of 2 pages   1 2 >  Last »