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NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

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Listen to "NBC Nightly News," providing reports and analysis of the day's most newsworthy national and international events. This audio podcast, updated each weekday evening by, brings you the day's show in its entirety. For more from "Nightly News", visit… read more

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

November 13th, 2019


Four dead as arctic blast brings record-breaking cold, snow and ice across U.S., Supreme Court takes up case over ending protections for Dreamers, …

Monday, November 11, 2019

November 12th, 2019


Arctic invasion brings blast of snow and record-shattering cold, battle lines drawn as public impeachment hearings begin this week, and San Diego …

Sunday, November 10, 2019

November 11th, 2019


Brutal cold sweeping across the U.S. could impact millions, the impeachment inquiry is about to go public, and a fire threatens Los Angeles movie …

Saturday, November 9, 2019

November 10th, 2019


House Republicans want Hunter Biden and the whistleblower to testify at impeachment hearings, suspect arrested in the disappearance of missing …

Friday, November 8, 2019

November 9th, 2019


Vaping illness ‘breakthrough’ points to vitamin E oil as a cause, CDC says, Florida school resource officer fired for grabbing middle school student, …

Thursday, November 7, 2019

November 8th, 2019


Bloomberg preparing to enter 2020 presidential race, manhunt for kidnapping suspect in Aniah Blanchard case, and first funerals held for Americans killed in Mexico massacre.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

November 7th, 2019


False alarm triggers police response at Amsterdam airport, potential suspect arrested in deadly ambush on American family in Mexico, and man charged …

The Drink with Kate Snow: Zainab Salbi

November 3rd, 2019


Zainab Salbi is a humanitarian, author, and media personality originally from Iraq. On this episode of "The Drink with Kate Snow," she traces her journey from growing up in Saddam Hussein’s circle, to becoming known as …

Saturday, November 2, 2019

November 3rd, 2019


Newly released Mueller memos show early Ukraine concerns, firefighters battle California wildfires, and search intensifies for missing Alabama …

Justice For All Town Hall

September 10th, 2019


After spending two nights locked up and embedded inside the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, the largest maximum security prison in America, …

Life Inside

September 10th, 2019


Lester Holt spends two nights embedded inside the largest maximum security prison in America, the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known …

NBC on Earth: Fighting climate change with ancient trees

July 29th, 2019


In the fight against climate change, the Milarch family says a solution is up. Way up. At the very top of centuries-old redwoods and sequoias. The …

‘Her Take’ with Cynthia McFadden: Glenda Jackson

June 3rd, 2019


In an extended interview with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden, the two-time Oscar winner and former politician discusses her long career and being able to …

‘Her Take’ with Cynthia McFadden: Ester Dean

May 28th, 2019


You know her music. You may just not know her name.Ester Dean has written music for Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Beyonce, among others. She sits down with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden in an extended interview to discuss how she …

‘Her Take’ with Cynthia McFadden: One-on-one with Queen Latifah

May 1st, 2019


Queen Latifah talks to NBC’s Cynthia McFadden about finding success when she was just a teenager, the meaning behind her name, and her new mission to give back to aspiring female filmmakers.

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NBC on Earth: Seismic Testing Controversy

March 17th, 2019


After the Trump administration approved seismic testing that could be a first step to exploratory drilling, scientists warn that the extreme noise …

Lester Holt interviews Meek Mill about criminal justice reform

January 24th, 2019


Rapper Meek Mill was part of a group that launched the Reform Alliance, a new organization aimed at reforming the criminal justice system in the …

Lester Holt one-on-one with comedian Sebastian Maniscalco

January 13th, 2019


Sebastian Maniscalco has sold out shows at Madison Square Garden, written a best-selling memoir and performed specials on cable and Netflix. He talks …

Americans are now reaching for their phones for a quick bit of zen

December 11th, 2018


For millions of people every day, meditation apps like “Headspace” are offering quick ways to calm down. NBC News’ Kate Snow speaks with the app’s co-founder Andy Puddicombe on how people can achieve inner peace …

Lester Holt talks to Steven Spielberg about 'Schindler's List' 25 years later

December 6th, 2018


Lester Holt sat down with Steven Spielberg to talk about the legacy of “Schindler’s List,” which was released 25 years ago, and the decision to …

NBC on Earth: Environmental Concerns in Space

November 26th, 2018


Two art projects aim to raise questions about what gets sent to space and what lingers after. Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson reports on how they’ve sparked debate among astronomers.

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NBC on Earth: Climate Change Lawsuit

September 30th, 2018


Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson talks to Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a hip-hop artist and environmental activist, who is part of a group suing the federal government over inaction on climate change.

NBC on Earth: Saving Baby Sea Turtles

September 22nd, 2018


Baby sea turtles make an arduous journey to the sea, and light pollution is one of the many factors that make the trek more difficult. Chief …

NBC on Earth: Political Scientists

May 20th, 2018


A number of scientists are becoming first-time politicians, many motivated to run for office by what they say is an attack on science by the Trump …

NBC on Earth: Water Prize

May 6th, 2018


An international competition with a $10 million prize hopes to find a solution to harmful algae blooms caused by agricultural runoff. Chief …

NBC on Earth: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

April 22nd, 2018


Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivers a weekly speech on the Senate floor urging action on climate change. He speaks to Chief Environmental Correspondent Anne Thompson about his efforts.

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NBC on Earth: Fishing for Energy

April 21st, 2018


Fishermen have been pulling in a different kind of catch in the Florida Keys: lobster traps and fishing gear lost at sea. Chief Environmental Affairs …

NBC on Earth: Pebble Mine

February 4th, 2018


Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent Anne Thompson travels to Dillingham, Alaska to report on a controversial copper mine proposal that some say …

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