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PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec. 14, 2022

Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Federal Reserve raises interest rates yet again in its effort to combat inflation. Congressional leaders hope to avoid a looming government shutdown with a newly unveiled budget deal. Plus, Newtown reflects on the mass shooting that killed dozens at Sandy Hook Elementary School a decade ago.
PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec. 14, 2022
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Fed raises interest rates again, more hikes likely in 2023

In our news wrap Wednesday, the new government in Peru declared a state of emergency and suspended basic rights to quell violent protests, a storm system reached the upper Midwest and the Deep South where tornadoes killed a woman and her eight-year-old son in Louisiana and Ukraine says its air defenses blunted the latest Russian drone attacks aimed at power and water sites.

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Fed raises interest rates again, more hikes likely in 2023

After announcing another half-point interest rate hike, Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell indicated more hikes are on the way in 2023. This comes as inflation shows signs of slowing gradually, but there are again concerns the Fed is not going to be able to tame it without triggering a recession. Economist Mohamed El-Erian joined Geoff Bennett to discuss.

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Congressional leaders hope to avoid government shutdown

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are working against the clock to figure out funding bills and an assortment of other key measures before the end of the year. Leaders are hoping to avoid a looming government shutdown. Lisa Desjardins breaks down the negotiations.

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House Majority Whip Clyburn on budget negotiations

House Democrats have a list of priorities they want to complete before the end of the year. Majority Whip James Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House, joined Judy Woodruff to talk about the final weeks of the term and the ongoing budget negotiations.

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Newtown remembers those killed at Sandy Hook 10 years ago

Ten years ago, a mass shooting forever changed the small town of Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty students and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. William Brangham spoke with one of the parents who lost a child that day.

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Pakistan's foreign minister on relationship with U.S.

It has been a year of political tumult and natural disasters in Pakistan. And to the west, there is another humanitarian crisis in neighboring Afghanistan more than a year after the Taliban conquest there. Pakistan’s foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari joined Amna Nawaz to discuss the slate of urgent issues and the often-tense relationship between his country and the United States.

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The impact of Morocco's historic run at the World Cup

After an impressive run, Morocco’s journey to the World Cup championship came to a close after its match against France, a country that shares a complicated history with the North African nation. Sports journalist Shireen Ahmed joined John Yang to discuss the Cinderella story of the first African and Arab team to advance to the semi-finals.

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“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.”

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