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  • Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dead at 87

    Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dead at 87

    19/09/2020 Duração: 07min

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who long stood for women's rights issues and became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She died at the age of 87 of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Biden, Trump campaign in Minnesota as its early voting period begins

    Biden, Trump campaign in Minnesota as its early voting period begins

    18/09/2020 Duração: 03min

    The presidential campaign spotlight is on Minnesota Friday, with both Joe Biden and President Trump visiting a state that has become a new battleground -- and is one of the first in the country to begin early voting. Minneapolis officials say they're working to ensure a safe process for poll workers and voters alike. Meanwhile, the candidates' war of words is escalating. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: CDC rescinds guidance about not testing asymptomatic people

    News Wrap: CDC rescinds guidance about not testing asymptomatic people

    18/09/2020 Duração: 04min

    In our news wrap Friday, the CDC rescinded guidance that discouraged coronavirus testing for people who have no symptoms. The New York Times reported officials at the Department of Health and Human Services had posted the language on the CDC website over scientists' objections. Also, China stepped up military drills near Taiwan, in a major show of force against a U.S. envoy's visit to Taipei. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How northern Minnesota went from Democratic stronghold to battleground

    How northern Minnesota went from Democratic stronghold to battleground

    18/09/2020 Duração: 06min

    President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned Friday in Minnesota -- a state Trump lost narrowly in 2016. They both visited the state's northern region, where voters are expressing concern over the economy, racial unrest and health care. Known as the "Iron Range," it was a Democratic stronghold but has moved right in recent years. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What Trump administration ban means for users of TikTok and WeChat

    What Trump administration ban means for users of TikTok and WeChat

    18/09/2020 Duração: 07min

    The Trump administration is going ahead with plans to ban two popular Chinese social media apps. Starting Sunday, Americans will no longer be able to download TikTok or WeChat from Apple or Google app stores, although current versions of TikTok will still be usable. What are the concerns motivating the policy? Nick Thompson, editor-in-chief of WIRED Magazine, joins William Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Can Afghanistan-Taliban talks end Americas longest war?

    Can Afghanistan-Taliban talks end America's longest war?

    18/09/2020 Duração: 06min

    The United States will soon enter its 20th year of fighting in Afghanistan. Nearly 3,600 American troops have died there, as well as hundreds of thousands of Afghans. But Afghanistan was at war decades before the U.S. invaded after 9/11. Can newly begun talks between the country's government and Taliban insurgents, brokered by the U.S., finally usher in an era of peace? Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Shields and Brooks on politics in science, Bidens working-class outreach

    Shields and Brooks on politics in science, Biden's working-class outreach

    18/09/2020 Duração: 12min

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Trump's vaccine rhetoric, the administration's political manipulation of science, Joe Biden's campaign message for working-class voters and Trump's approach to U.S. history education. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Remembering 5 victims of the coronavirus pandemic

    Remembering 5 victims of the coronavirus pandemic

    18/09/2020 Duração: 03min

    This Friday represents the 23rd in which we have paid tribute to casualties of the coronavirus pandemic. As the U.S. approaches another sad threshold -- that of 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 -- we remember five more of those lost. Judy Woodruff has their stories. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Medical professionals turn to music making as a tonic

    Medical professionals turn to music making as a tonic

    18/09/2020 Duração: 07min

    Where do healers find comfort? For some U.S. doctors and caregivers, the answer is in music. Jeffrey Brown went to Newton, Massachusetts, recently to see how medical professionals are regenerating their spirits -- and becoming better providers in the process. It's part of our ongoing arts and culture coverage, Canvas. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • As Wray warns of Russian election meddling, Trump makes false claims about vote by mail

    As Wray warns of Russian election meddling, Trump makes false claims about vote by mail

    17/09/2020 Duração: 04min

    With about six weeks remaining until Election Day, the security of elections and mail-in ballots were part of an ongoing, contentious debate Thursday. President Trump kept up his continued, unfounded attacks on mail-in voting as a threat to the election, while FBI Director Christopher Wray testified that ongoing Russian disinformation campaigns are the real danger. William Brangham reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • After Hurricane Sally, Gulf Coast residents face flooding, power outages

    After Hurricane Sally, Gulf Coast residents face flooding, power outages

    17/09/2020 Duração: 02min

    The remnants of Hurricane Sally are moving east, still pouring rain onto parts of the Southeast. In the storm's wake, heavy flooding along the Gulf Coast is keeping rescuers busy, while others begin the work of cleaning up. Hundreds of thousands of people in Alabama and Florida are without power. John Yang reports on how residents are coping with the storm's trail of destruction. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: New York City delays in-person schooling again

    News Wrap: New York City delays in-person schooling again

    17/09/2020 Duração: 03min

    In our news wrap Thursday, New York City has again postponed in-person schooling for more than 1 million students. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement, saying schools need more time to implement the "gold standard" in COVID-19 protocols. Also, smoke over parts of the fire-ravaged West Coast cleared some for the first time in days. Crews hope scattered weekend rain will help douse flames. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Is the U.S. government paying twice for coronavirus vaccine?

    Is the U.S. government paying twice for coronavirus vaccine?

    17/09/2020 Duração: 11min

    COVID-19 vaccine development continues to be the subject of political jostling, with President Trump contradicting top U.S. health officials regarding timeline and efficacy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they expect to distribute vaccines publicly at no cost to the patient. But what will the government pay, and how much could drug companies profit? Paul Solman reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Bob Woodward: This is among the saddest, most disturbing chapters in American history

    Bob Woodward: This is among 'the saddest, most disturbing chapters in American history'

    17/09/2020 Duração: 10min

    Recent reporting from veteran journalist Bob Woodward of The Washington Post created political shockwaves. Woodward's newest book, "Rage," features 18 on-the-record interviews and recordings of President Trump talking about topics from his handling of the pandemic to racial injustice. Woodward joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what he learned from the process about Trump's mindset and motives. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Venezuelas humanitarian crisis has only worsened under COVID-19

    Venezuela's humanitarian crisis has only worsened under COVID-19

    17/09/2020 Duração: 09min

    In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has presided over an economic and societal collapse. The country's health care system was already coming apart even before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Now, COVID-19 patients are filling ICUs that lack supplies, and doctors are dying. But criticism of the government's pandemic response is grounds for arrest. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Gehry-designed Eisenhower Memorial unveiled after 20 years -- during a fraught moment

    Gehry-designed Eisenhower Memorial unveiled after 20 years -- during a fraught moment

    17/09/2020 Duração: 07min

    A new memorial is being dedicated in Washington, D.C., to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who also served as the supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War II. The four-acre memorial comes to fruition after 20 years and internal controversy over its design -- and at a time when memorials are being examined. Jeffrey Brown reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What Trump is saying about 1619 Project, teaching U.S. history

    What Trump is saying about 1619 Project, teaching U.S. history

    17/09/2020 Duração: 07min

    Speaking at the White House Conference on American History on Thursday, President Trump announced he would be signing an executive order to create the "1776 Commission" to promote a "patriotic education." Trump also blasted efforts to reexamine American history with a deeper emphasis on slavery and racism. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Trump's perspective on race. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Slow-moving Hurricane Sally dumps dozens of inches of rain on Gulf Coast

    Slow-moving Hurricane Sally dumps dozens of inches of rain on Gulf Coast

    16/09/2020 Duração: 04min

    Hurricane Sally has weakened since striking the Alabama-Florida state line before dawn Wednesday -- but it is still inflicting major damage. The storm is moving at a glacial pace, dumping more than 20 inches of rain in some areas, downing trees and leaving homes and streets flooded. In Pensacola, a portion of the massive Three Mile Bridge collapsed in high winds. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Wildfires still burning across California, Pacific Northwest

    News Wrap: Wildfires still burning across California, Pacific Northwest

    16/09/2020 Duração: 07min

    In our news wrap Wednesday, dozens of wildfires are still burning across the Pacific Northwest and California. President Trump declared a federal disaster in Oregon, where several small towns have been razed. But improved weather is helping fire crews, some of whom stopped a blaze just 500 feet from the famed Mt. Wilson Observatory near Los Angeles. Also, jazz expert Stanley Crouch died at age 74. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • A House panel says Boeing and the FAA failed on 737 Max safety. What needs to change?

    A House panel says Boeing and the FAA failed on 737 Max safety. What needs to change?

    16/09/2020 Duração: 05min

    The fatal crashes of two Boeing 737 Max jets that left 346 people dead resulted from multiple failures throughout the aircraft's production and approval process. Now, a new and blistering report from Democrats on the House Transportation Committee reveals just how extensive those failures were -- and underscores what needs to change. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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