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  • As Biden touts American democracy, here are the issues allies want U.S. to deliver on

    21/09/2021 Duración: 09min

    President Joe Biden on Tuesday delivered his first speech to the United Nations as part of its annual general assembly. Biden touted diplomacy and the endurance of democracy as he faces tensions with old allies, and global challenges, like COVID and climate change. Nick Schifrin reports from New York, and white house correspondent Yamiche Alcindor joins with more from the White House north lawn. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: White House continues deporting Haitian migrants in Texas as Dems decry move

    21/09/2021 Duración: 04min

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the Biden administration stepped up deportations of Haitian migrants gathered in Del Rio, Texas, on the border with Mexico. Johnson & Johnson says a booster for its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine triggers a strong immune response. The U.S. House of Representatives is set to fund federal operations into December and raise the debt ceiling. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How COVID-19's death toll and social impact compares to past U.S. pandemics

    21/09/2021 Duración: 08min

    The death toll from the COVID pandemic has put the U.S. at another tragic milestone -- more than 675,000 Americans, overall, have died of COVID as of Monday. That number surpasses the number of lives lost to the 1918 flu. The U.S. is averaging more than 2,000 daily deaths. William Brangham takes a wider look at COVID's toll on the country. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Bill Gates on vaccine equity, boosters, climate, his foundation and Epstein meetings

    21/09/2021 Duración: 14min

    With world leaders visiting New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is calling on the world's richest nations to take what he says are urgent steps needed to end "the crisis phase of this pandemic." Judy Woodruff spoke with Gates about those steps earlier this afternoon in a wide-ranging discussion. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Inmates released to home confinement during pandemic fear 'devastating' reincarceration

    21/09/2021 Duración: 08min

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Justice Department has released more than 30,000 non-violent inmates to home confinement to try to limit the virus' spread in prison. But, as John Yang reports for our ongoing "Searching for Justice" series, some of these men and women could be forced to return to prison once the pandemic ends. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • As high temperatures hurt Sicily's food production, rising sea levels threaten housing

    21/09/2021 Duración: 06min

    Climate change experts in Sicily, Italy are warning that rising sea waters are threatening some of the island's most crucial heavy industrial plants. They are also forecasting food shortages because crops are being destroyed. The island endured record temperatures this summer. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Sicily for NewsHour's climate change series. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • As U.S. deports Haitian migrants, fate of DACA immigrants also hangs in the balance

    20/09/2021 Duración: 08min

    Thousands of migrants -- most of whom are from Haiti -- have been removed from an encampment in the town of Del Rio, Texas, along the U.S. southern border as U.S. officials have started to take more aggressive steps to stop the encampment from growing further. Major recent developments in Congress will also touch on the broader U.S. immigration policy. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How the White House plans to combat the 'silent killer' of rising heat levels

    20/09/2021 Duración: 06min

    2021 had one of the hottest summers on record, with July being the hottest single month recorded. Extreme heat is expected to worsen with climate change. The Biden administration announced a plan Monday that would develop new workplace standards for Americans who work outdoors, prioritizing heat-related inspections. William Brangham and Gina McCarthy, White House national climate adviser, discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Can Dems overcome Senate parliamentarian's blow to their immigration push?

    20/09/2021 Duración: 05min

    As the Biden administration cracks down on immigrants at the southern border, Amna Nawaz takes a wider look at the status of immigration reform in this country, and what's at stake, with Marielena Hincapié, the executive director of the National Immigration Law Center. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How financial 'black swans' may be driving market drops

    20/09/2021 Duración: 03min

    A sell-off hit the financial markets Monday over Chinese real estate and U.S. federal reserve policy worries. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 614 points -- a 1.8% drop, its worst since July. The NASDAQ fell 330 points -- more than 2%. The S&P 500 lost 75 points, or 1.7%. Both NASDAQ and S&P saw the biggest percentage drops since May. Diane Swonk of Grant Thornton joins Judy Woodruff with more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: U.S. to ease restrictions on vaccinated foreign travelers in November

    20/09/2021 Duración: 04min

    In our news wrap Monday, the Biden administration plans to lift restrictions on vaccinated foreigners flying to the U.S. as of November. India, the world's largest vaccine producer, says it will resume exports and donations of COVID shots to other nations next month. Russia's ruling party won parliamentary elections after barring most opposition candidates and amid widespread reports of fraud. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What pediatricians are prioritizing in Pfizer data about vaccinating kids ages 5 to 11

    20/09/2021 Duración: 06min

    Kids now account for more than one in five new COVID cases, and the highly contagious delta variant has put more children in the hospital than at any other point in the pandemic. While there is no vaccine available yet for children below the age of 12, that may change soon thanks to new data from Pfizer. Stephanie Sy looks at the prospects of vaccinating children with pediatrician Dr. Rhea Boyd. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Colombia's President Duque on environmental terrorism, migration and democracy

    20/09/2021 Duración: 08min

    The United Nations General Assembly gathers this week in New York to discuss the pandemic, climate change, and migration -- as more than 80 million people are displaced across the planet. President Ivȧn Duque of Colombia has been in office three years -- at a crossroads of South and Central America -- and manages all of these problems together. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the issues. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Biden immigration policy, reconciliation bill

    20/09/2021 Duración: 07min

    NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the Biden administration's policy on immigration, and the fate of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • U.S. authorities accelerate removal of Haitian asylum-seekers from Texas-Mexico border

    19/09/2021 Duración: 04min

    Thousands of migrants, mostly from Haiti, have gathered under a bridge in the border town of Del Rio, Texas, where officials have declared a local state of emergency. The crisis has spotlighted Biden's continued use of a Trump-era deportation policy, and highlights the growing migration crisis triggered by multiple recent tragedies in Haiti. Texas Public Radio's Joey Palacios reports from the scene in Del Rio. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • In remote Sudan, the Darfur war remains present

    19/09/2021 Duración: 10min

    The Darfur genocide in Sudan received widespread media coverage across the world and led to the arrest of the country's former leader, Omar al Bashir. Traveling by car, by donkey, and on foot, Special Correspondent Benedict Moran and video journalist Jorgen Samso visited a rebel stronghold in Darfur's remote Jebel Marra mountains. There, they found rebels unwilling to put down their guns, and isolated communities for whom the war has never ended. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Four years after Maria, a church emerges as a community's biggest support

    19/09/2021 Duración: 06min

    It's been four years since Hurricane Maria made landfall and devastated parts of Puerto Rico, sparking the migration of thousands of people to the U.S. mainland and Florida. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano spoke with Father Jose Rodriguez whose church has been helping with services and vocational training and has become a cornerstone for a community hit hard by Maria. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Gun laws, abortion rights: upcoming SCOTUS hearings to be impacted by RBG's death

    18/09/2021 Duración: 05min

    It's been a year since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Her seat on the bench is now occupied by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the third judge appointed by former President Donald Trump. On October 4th, the court will resume in-person hearings -- and will also be the first time the bench will meet since RBG's passing. Amy Howe, co-founder of SCOTUSblog, a website covering the Supreme Court, joins to discuss how the court has changed -- and what lies ahead. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • A new book examines ways to end unconscious bias

    18/09/2021 Duración: 06min

    When freelance writer Jessica Nordell started pitching under a gender neutral name, she suddenly found more of her pitches were accepted. She's since dedicated her work to examining solutions to unconscious bias, which affects everything from education to health care to criminal justice. She recently spoke to Special Correspondent Megan Thompson about her new book, "The End of Bias: A Beginning." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Pro-insurrectionists gather for a small, short rally at Capitol Hill

    18/09/2021 Duración: 04min

    A rally outside Capitol Hill drew only a few hundred protesters. Called "Justice For J6," the event was held in support of the January 6th insurrectionists who were detained and was organized by a member of Trump's re-election campaign. Police in riot gear lined the area and a temporary fence was re installed to prevent access to the Capitol. NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins joins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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