April 21, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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April 21, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • New climate summit to show U.S. "back in the driver's seat': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New climate summit to show U.S. "back in the driver's seat'

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    The Biden administration is preparing to host 40 world leaders in a two-day virtual global climate change summit aimed at tackling that threat, overturning President Trump's environmental policies, and reasserting America's leadership on the world stage. The new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Michael Regan, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the summit, and America's plan.

  • Why Navalny poses a special challenge to Putin's leadership: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why Navalny poses a special challenge to Putin's leadership

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    Across Russia Wednesday, protesters took to the streets in support of the jailed — and critically ill — opposition leader Alexei Navalny. They denounced the man they blame for his imprisonment, President Vladimir Putin. Amna Nawaz discusses the latest with Celeste Wallander, who was the senior director for Russia and Eurasia on the National Security Council staff under the Obama administration.

  • News Wrap: India sets grim new records for COVID deaths: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: India sets grim new records for COVID deaths

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    In our news wrap Wednesday, India set new high records with 2,000 deaths and 295,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. Meanwhile, the United States reached 200 million vaccinations. There's word that President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half - from 2005 levels - by the year 2030. On Wall Street, stocks were broadly higher. And Britain's Queen Elizabeth turned 95.

  • What police reform could look like after Chauvin trial: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What police reform could look like after Chauvin trial

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    To discuss what the process of bringing reform to policing could look like, Judy Woodruff is joined by Alexis Karteron, an associate professor of law and Director of the Constitutional Rights Clinic at Rutgers University, and Tracie Keesee, a 25-year Denver Police veteran and co-founder of the Center for Policing equity.

  • New federal action follows Chauvin trial, conviction: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New federal action follows Chauvin trial, conviction

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    A Minneapolis jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter on Tuesday, setting off new calls to reform policing — and new federal action from the Justice Department. John Yang reports.

  • Philonise Floyd calls for end to police's qualified immunity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Philonise Floyd calls for end to police's qualified immunity

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    George Floyds brother Philonise Floyd, as well as the Floyd family attorney, Benjamin Crump, join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss the much-awaited verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, what it means to the family, and what changes they want to see in policing going forward.

  • What is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act?

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    The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives in February, but has yet to receive a vote in the evenly-split Senate. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff with an update on where things stand.

  • Why health care inequities persist in the U.S.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why health care inequities persist in the U.S.

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    The U.S. spends nearly $4 trillion on health care, yet inequities in care continue to persist. With 30 million Americans uninsured during the pandemic, is universal health care the answer? William Brangham explores the matter in our new documentary, "Critical Care: America vs. The World." He joins Judy Woodruff to preview and discuss the special.

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