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  • Families faced with death, destruction amid Israeli-Hamas conflict in Gaza

    Families faced with death, destruction amid Israeli-Hamas conflict in Gaza

    17/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    The battle between the Israeli military and Hamas militants has now entered a second week, as calls mount for an immediate cease-fire. So far, the violence has killed more than 200 Palestinians in Gaza, and another 10 people in Israel. That comes as the United Nations estimates more than 38,000 Palestinians have been forced to flee the airstrikes. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Biden to send 20 million COVID-19 vaccines abroad by end of June

    News Wrap: Biden to send 20 million COVID-19 vaccines abroad by end of June

    17/05/2021 Duração: 05min

    In our news wrap Monday, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. will send 20 million COVID-19 vaccines overseas by the end of June. A powerful cyclone roared up the coast of southern India, with winds up to 103 miles an hour, killing about a dozen people. Evacuation orders are in place for about a thousand southern California residents as a wildfire burns out of control in Los Angeles County. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Afghanistan ready for Taliban violence after US withdrawal, Afghan president says

    Afghanistan 'ready' for Taliban violence after US withdrawal, Afghan president says

    17/05/2021 Duração: 12min

    There has been continuous carnage in Afghanistan. Last week, more than 200 people were killed, many at a girls school in Kabul. The violence comes as the U.S. and NATO are withdrawing troops, scheduled to be gone completely by September. Amna Nawaz speaks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani about the situation and whether he expects the ongoing violence to get worse as U.S. troops exit the country. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • An emergency room physician weighs in on CDCs relaxed masking, distancing guidelines

    An emergency room physician weighs in on CDC's relaxed masking, distancing guidelines

    17/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    Ever since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask recommendations substantially for fully vaccinated adults, there's been a wide range of reaction -- including some outright confusion, anxiety and criticism -- over how this will play out. William Brangham reports on those concerns and brings some perspective from emergency room physician Dr. Megan Ranney. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Is the Supreme Court looking to overturn Roe v. Wade? Heres what one expert thinks

    Is the Supreme Court looking to overturn Roe v. Wade? Here's what one expert thinks

    17/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear arguments in a major abortion case that could roll back limits on abortion laws cemented by the landmark reproductive rights case Roe v. Wade. In its term beginning October, the court will consider a Mississippi state law banning abortions after 15 weeks. John Yang discusses the matter with Mary Zieglar from Florida State University College of Law. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on race in America, the Capitol riot and the Middle East

    Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on race in America, the Capitol riot and the Middle East

    17/05/2021 Duração: 08min

    NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including race relations in America, investigating the Capitol riot, and U.S. response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Middle East. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Should Native Americans control national parks? Examining an argument for reparations

    Should Native Americans control national parks? Examining an argument for reparations

    17/05/2021 Duração: 08min

    Trekking to and through a national park is one of the joys of an American summer. As COVID restrictions lift, millions are expected to explore the great outdoors. Now, a provocative article examines the deeper history of how these parks came to be -- and their complicated legacy. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How the pandemic disrupted the lives of American students

    How the pandemic disrupted the lives of American students

    17/05/2021 Duração: 03min

    It's been an incredibly difficult school year for millions of educators and students in America. Some had to put their education on hold and their health at risk. "Disrupted: How COVID-19 Changed Education" is a special from Student Reporting Labs -- our youth journalism program for teens. Student reporter Yeonseo Seok from Westview High School in San Diego, California, previews the special. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Is there any ceasefire on the horizon for Israel and Palestine?

    Is there any ceasefire on the horizon for Israel and Palestine?

    16/05/2021 Duração: 03min

    Israeli airstrikes on Gaza leveled three buildings and killed dozens of people on Sunday, including children. Rocket fire from Gaza into Israel also continued with reports of up to 3,000 rockets fired since the start of the conflict. International allies, including members of the U.N. Security Council, are calling for a ceasefire. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signaled the conflict with Hamas will continue "full force." NPR Correspondent Daniel Estrin joins from Jerusalem to discuss the situation on the ground and when a ceasefire might be reached. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Yayoi Kusama, an art auction, and a story of friendship

    Yayoi Kusama, an art auction, and a story of friendship

    16/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    Rare works from world-renowned artist Yayoi Kusama were auctioned this week, selling for more than $15 million. The collection comprised some of her earliest works -- which for over 60 years were in the possession of one of Kusama's first doctors in America. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Colombia protests enter week three as violence escalates

    Colombia protests enter week three as violence escalates

    16/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    At least 42 people have died, thousands have been injured and hundreds are believed to be missing as widespread protests and violence across Colombia continued for the third week. The demonstrations began over a pandemic-related tax policy and escalated over charges of police violence against protesters. Ivette Feliciano speaks to Sandra Borda Guzman, associate professor at Los Andes University, Bogota. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How tax laws disadvantage Black Americans but subsidize white Americans

    How tax laws disadvantage Black Americans but subsidize white Americans

    16/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    Tax returns are calculated based on income, but a new book highlights how the tax code disproportionately impacts people of color. Dorothy Brown, professor at Emory University School of Law and author of "The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans and How We Can Fix It" joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Green light for massive East Coast offshore wind project

    Green light for massive East Coast offshore wind project

    15/05/2021 Duração: 01min

    This week, federal regulators made it official: Vineyard Wind will be the first large-scale offshore wind energy project in the United States. As NewsHour Weekend reported in late March, this nearly $3 billion project off the coast of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, will generate enough electricity for about 400,000 homes. Ivette Feliciano has the story. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • The Colonial Pipeline shutdown: Latest news and how the US can prepare for next time

    The Colonial Pipeline shutdown: Latest news and how the US can prepare for next time

    15/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    Nearly a week after a ransomware attack forced Colonial Pipeline to shut down, the company announced it has restored service. The shutdown disrupted gas supplies along the East Coast -- full recovery may still take days. The attack has highlighted the vulnerability of U.S. infrastructure to similar attacks. Cynthia Quarterman, a Distinguished Fellow with the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center, joins. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Vaccinations are picking up. Is it time to reopen the US-Canada border?

    Vaccinations are picking up. Is it time to reopen the US-Canada border?

    15/05/2021 Duração: 10min

    The United States and Canada have one of the largest economic partnerships in the world, and share the world's largest international border. When COVID-19 hit in early 2020, that border was closed to all nonessential traffic. As more people on both sides of the border get vaccinated, some are calling for it to re-open. Special Correspondent Benedict Moran reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Israel-Palestine conflict intensifies as violence escalates

    Israel-Palestine conflict intensifies as violence escalates

    15/05/2021 Duração: 05min

    Israeli forces targeted Gaza again on Saturday, striking down a tower housing offices of Al Jazeera and the Associated Press as well as residences. Hamas militia continued to attack Israeli cities including Tel Aviv, damaging several homes and buildings. Israel has reported at least 7 deaths since the start of this conflict, the toll in Gaza is reported to be at least 126. NPR Correspondent Daniel Estrin joins from Jerusalem. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Israel walks back Gaza ground assault claims, urges Hamas to begin cease-fire

    Israel walks back Gaza ground assault claims, urges Hamas to begin cease-fire

    14/05/2021 Duração: 04min

    Fighting has raged for a fifth day between Israeli forces and Hamas in Gaza. More than 120 Palestinians have died in Gaza, with nearly 1,000 wounded. Eight Israelis have been killed, and violence spread to the West Bank as well. Rockets were also launched at Israel from neighboring Syria, and protests sympathetic to the Palestinians erupted in Lebanon and Jordan. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: House GOP votes Elise Stefanik into leadership post stripped from Liz Cheney

    News Wrap: House GOP votes Elise Stefanik into leadership post stripped from Liz Cheney

    14/05/2021 Duração: 03min

    In our news wrap Friday, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives elected Elise Stefanik of New York to their No. 3 leadership post, replacing Wyoming's Liz Cheney after her criticism of former President Trump. House negotiators have struck a deal on investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. And, on Wall Street, stocks recovered more losses from earlier this week. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Is the CDC guidance easing mask requirements premature? A doctor weighs in

    Is the CDC guidance easing mask requirements premature? A doctor weighs in

    14/05/2021 Duração: 05min

    In many states, fully vaccinated Americans can now resume most activities without wearing a mask. The new guidance announced Thursday by the CDC was met with jubilation in many quarters. But there are also concerns the changes for indoor masking are happening too quickly. Lisa Desjardins follows up on those concerns with Dr. Ranit Mishori, a professor of family medicine at Georgetown University. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Inside African migrants fight against slave-like conditions in Italy

    Inside African migrants' fight against 'slave-like' conditions in Italy

    14/05/2021 Duração: 08min

    Some 13,000 migrants, mainly from Africa, have landed in Italy so far this year -- three times the number from the same period in 2020. The struggle for migrants doesn't end when they reach European shores. Senior Producer Adam Raney reports from southern Italy on how migrant farmworkers are fighting for visibility and better working conditions amid the pandemic. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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