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 Newscast - August 13, 2020 

Minutes after Biden selected Harris as VP, she throws first punch at Trump; teachers raise their hands with safety concerns.

2020Talks - August 13, 2020 

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make their first public appearance as running mates. President Trump calls Georgia's Marjorie Taylor Greene a GOP "star," despite her support for conspiracy theory QAnon.

Archive: May 29, 2013

PHOTO: Gov. Jerry Brown's May revised budget includes a proposal to use the initial revenue from California's

Gov. Jerry Brown wants to redirect money from California's "cap-and-trade" program to help balance the state budget. Many groups say the money should be used as the law intended - to help fight climate change, boost the clean-energy economy, and clean up air pollution. Vien Truong, director of envi ...Read More

DENVER - The Rocky Mountains aren't the only thing dividing the state of Colorado. A new report indicates the gap between rich and poor in the state is widening. Among the key findings: Those in the upper income brackets have seen their incomes increase by 19 percent in the past 30 years, while tho ...Read More

PHOTO: The Chesapeake Bay Trust is announcing its biggest quarterly award - $1.8 million in grants to schools, communities and nonprofit groups. Courtesy of Chesapeake Bay Trust.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Dozens of projects to improve the health of Chesapeake Bay are getting a big financial boost. The Chesapeake Bay Trust has announced more than $1.8 million in grants to more than 100 communities, schools and nonprofit groups. In the next year, children might be coming home from sc ...Read More

PHOTO: The Center for Rural Affairs says no-till planting is one way America's farmers can help battle climate change. CREDIT: NRCS Soil Health

BISMARCK, N.D. - America's agriculture industry contributes a relatively small amount of this country's greenhouse gases, but experts say various techniques that are growing in use can take a proactive approach to the issue - and farmers could play a key role in altering the path of climate change. ...Read More

PHOTO: The Student Support Services staff at The Evergreen State College is on strike after 16 months of negotiations have failed to produce the group's first contract. Courtesy WFSE.

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Finals week is next week at The Evergreen State College in Olympia - but the final straw for some people who work there came Tuesday. They're on strike after 16 months of negotiations and still no contract with the school. The strike directly affects almost 60 advisers and counselo ...Read More

Photo: Florida Prepaid College Plans waives application fee. Courtesy: Florida Prepaid
Available In Spanish

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Starting today – which happens to be "5/29" – Florida parents and families have an extra incentive to begin saving for their child's college education. In celebration of national "529 College Savings Day," the Florida Prepaid College Board is waiving the $50 ap ...Read More

1 of 1 pages   1