February 9, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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February 9, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Three states lift mask mandates amid CDC review: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Three states lift mask mandates amid CDC review

    S2022 E40 - 5m 16s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, New York, Massachusetts and Illinois are joining the move to end indoor mask mandates as the CDC works on new national guidelines, Canadian officials say anti-vaccine protests at U.S. border crossings must end, Russia's military moves keep the pressure on Ukraine, Iran unveils a new long-range missile, and Madagascar's death toll reaches 92 after a tropical cyclone.

  • More states lift mask requirements, sparking concerns: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    More states lift mask requirements, sparking concerns

    S2022 E40 - 7m 37s

    At least seven states announced this week they will lift mask mandates for schools, but some public health experts and parents are concerned those decisions are being made too quickly without clear metrics for doing so. Dr. Mercedes Carnethon, a professor of epidemiology, pulmonary and critical care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • New report details the scale of the U.S. opioid crisis: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New report details the scale of the U.S. opioid crisis

    S2022 E40 - 7m 28s

    The opioid overdose crisis that killed more than 100,000 Americans in a year is being called one of the most pressing national security and public health challenges facing the U.S. A majority of the overdoses are driven by the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl. Maryland Rep. David Trone, co-chair of the federal Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking, joins William Brangham to discuss.

  • How rising prices are squeezing Americans on a tight budget: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How rising prices are squeezing Americans on a tight budget

    S2022 E40 - 9m 13s

    Many economists believe the spike in prices is going to be quite high compared to a year ago, while inflation's bite has been particularly pronounced on some groups of Americans. That includes seniors living on fixed incomes and millennials who had already lost ground during the financial crisis and Great Recession. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

  • Calls for change amid rise in murders of Mexican journalists: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Calls for change amid rise in murders of Mexican journalists

    S2022 E40 - 7m 32s

    Journalists reporting on corruption, violence and cartels in Mexico are risking their lives. In the first 40 days of this year, four Mexican journalists were murdered. Of the 133 journalists killed since 2000, nearly 90 percent have gone unpunished. Jan-Albert Hootsen, Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.

  • A divided Congress finds common ground on major legislation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A divided Congress finds common ground on major legislation

    S2022 E40 - 6m 48s

    This week in Congress something happened that has been relatively rare in recent years -- there were bipartisan agreements on multiple pieces of legislation. Bills tackling the U.S. Postal Service's financial struggles and a major issue regarding workplace sexual harassment and assault are moving forward with support by both sides of the aisle. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Black scuba divers explore the wreckage of slave ships: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Black scuba divers explore the wreckage of slave ships

    S2022 E40 - 7m 43s

    Between the 16th and 19th centuries, millions of enslaved Africans were forcibly transported to the Americas across the Atlantic ocean on a voyage known as the “Middle Passage." One group is taking a literal deep dive into that history, in hopes of making some important discoveries and raising awareness of the implications it has for people today. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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