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

2020Talks

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

Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; Childcare key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 4, 2020 


Trump threatens Nevada with litigation for passing a bill to send ballots to all registered voters. Plus, primaries today in Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington.

Archive: June 12, 2015

Pinedale High School algebra students used their math skills to map out plans to install markers along fencing to protect sage grouse, and then helped install the reflectors. Credit: Christine Paige.

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Algebra students at Pinedale High School solved story problems to help sage grouse. Teens crunched the numbers and mapped out how many fence markers would be needed on the Mesa outside Pinedale, and calculated how many volunteers would be optimal to efficiently install the markers. ...Read More

PHOTO: Reviewing the policies surrounding who belongs in prison and for how long could help the state save hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a new report from the Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending. Photo credit: larryfarr/morguefile.com.

LANSING, Mich. - More people in prison doesn't mean more crime, but it does mean the state needs to rethink its policies, according to a new report which looks at ways to reduce the state's $2 billion annual prison spending. Barbara Levine, associate director for research and policy for the Citizen ...Read More

Exemptions for the oil and gas industry under the Clean Water Act would end under legislation introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. Credit: National Park Service.

BALTIMORE - Exemptions for the oil and gas industry under the Clean Water Act would end under legislation introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. The FRESHER Act would require companies to obtain stormwater runoff permits for construction and drilling. Raul Garcia, Earthjustice associate ...Read More

PHOTO: The House is poised to vote today on granting fast-track authority to President Obama, which would expedite the passage of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership. Some Ohio Democratic leaders say it's bad trade policy that hurts Ohio jobs. Photo credit:ronnieb/Morguefile.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A vote is expected today in the House that could seal the deal for final passage of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Senate already has approved fast track, which gives President Obama the power to negotiate an agreement involving the United States and 11 other nati ...Read More

PHOTO: The ban on gay adoptions was repealed in Florida on Thursday. Photo credit:Courtney Ortiz/Equality Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Thursday that lifts the state's ban on adoption by gay parents. It officially repeals House Bill 7013, which was declared unconstitutional by a state appeals court in 2010. Hannah Willard, a field organizer for Equality Florida, said the ban was un ...Read More

1 of 1 pages   1