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PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan. 10, 2023

Tuesday on the NewsHour, as their first orders of business, House Republicans take aim at the IRS and what they consider government overreach. The Biden administration proposes income-driven repayment plans for student loans while plans to cancel some of the debt are held up in court. Plus, Navy veteran Mark Frerichs explains what his freedom means to him after being held hostage in Afghanistan.
PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan. 10, 2023

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In our news wrap Tuesday, at least 17 are dead as Pacific storms have battered California for 10 days, the Biden administration announced more measures to address record numbers at the southern border and the World Health Organization urged countries to recommend passengers resume wearing masks on long-distance flights as a new COVID subvariant is spreading.

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House Republicans take aim at IRS and what they consider government overreach

After a tumultuous start to its term, the Republican-led House is targeting its biggest priorities. GOP lawmakers started work on their top agenda items and launched key subcommittees that would focus on China as well as investigations into the Biden administration. Washington Post reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell joined Geoff Bennett to discuss what’s in store.

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White House offers new student loan payment plans as debt cancellation held up in court

The Biden administration released a new student loan payment plan that would lower monthly payments for millions of borrowers and pause them completely for some. There’s been a freeze on loan repayments throughout the pandemic, but that’s coming to an end in June. The new proposal comes while plans to cancel some of the debt are held up in court. Cory Turner of NPR joined Geoff Bennett to discuss.

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In recent months, new artificial intelligence tools have garnered attention, and concern, over their ability to produce original work. The creations range from college-level essays to computer code and works of art. As Stephanie Sy reports, this technology could change how we live and work in profound ways.

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Mark Frerichs on what his freedom means after being held hostage in Afghanistan for years

Monday, we brought you the story of Mark Frerichs, a 60-year-old American contractor from Lombard, Illinois, who was kidnapped and held in Afghanistan for 32 months. U.S. officials believe he was held by the Taliban-allied Haqqani group. Frerichs was freed in September 2022. In the second part of his first TV interview, he joins Amna Nawaz to discuss his captivity and release.

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