PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 17, 2016. Video News

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, high-ranking senators weigh in on the fight over nominating Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor. Also: Apple opposes a judge’s order to unlock the iPhone for the FBI, campaign dispatches from battleground states South Carolina and Nevada, an Apartheid-era police official helps those he once brutalized and film composer Carter Burwell on the craft of storytelling. Video News.

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Judge’s order to Apple over attacker phone encryption unlocks privacy concerns. Video PBS NewsHour

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Since the San Bernardino attack, the FBI has been trying to read the contents of a cell phone used by attacker Syed Farook, made impossible by encryption. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook is rejecting a federal court order to create software to unlock the device. Gwen Ifill talks to Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of Homeland Security, and Nate Cardozo of the Electronic Frontier Foundation . PBS NewsHour video New York 2016

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