January 27, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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January 27, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Biden confronts climate crisis with new executive orders: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden confronts climate crisis with new executive orders

    S2021 E27 - 8m 11s

    President Biden is doing a 180 from his predecessor's policies and is vowing to confront the issue of climate change head on. But most Republicans have pushed back on climate change efforts. White House national climate adviser and former head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Two mayors react to President Biden's climate policies: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Two mayors react to President Biden's climate policies

    S2021 E27 - 8m 17s

    As President Biden moves to address the issue of climate change, the task of combating the global crisis often starts with local leadership taking charge. Midland, Texas Mayor Patrick Payton and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor William Peduto join Judy Woodruff to discuss their views on Biden's climate and energy policies.

  • News Wrap: Man pleads guilty in plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Man pleads guilty in plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

    S2021 E27 - 5m 33s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, one of six men charged in plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty, President Biden’s COVID-19 team warns another 90,000 Americans could die from the virus over the next four weeks, the U.S. Homeland Security Department says there's potential for new violence over Biden’s election, and Russian lawmakers approve nuclear treaty with the U.S.

  • Biden confronts climate crisis with new executive orders: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden confronts climate crisis with new executive orders

    S2021 E27 - 3m 49s

    President Biden underscored his sweeping break from former President Trump signing a new batch of executive orders to address the climate crisis. Those actions include a pause on new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, a focus on environmental injustices and building new clean energy jobs. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

  • In Ohio, overcoming inequities in vaccinations: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In Ohio, overcoming inequities in vaccinations

    S2021 E27 - 6m 59s

    A recent analysis by Kaiser Health News finds Black and Latino citizens are getting vaccines at significantly lower rates in many states. This is especially worrying given disparities in COVID-19 death rates, with Black, Indigenous and Latino people dying at much higher rates than white people. Dr. Mysheika Roberts, public health commissioner of Columbus, Ohio, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss.

  • America's top diplomat faces challenges on multiple fronts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    America's top diplomat faces challenges on multiple fronts

    S2021 E27 - 5m 42s

    The nation's top diplomat, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, spent his first full day on the job Wednesday. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the changes the Biden administration is making on the international stage.

  • 'Small army' of online investors drives stock market frenzy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    'Small army' of online investors drives stock market frenzy

    S2021 E27 - 6m 45s

    Part of Wednesday's market frenzy was not just a plunge due to the concerns over the pandemic. There's been major tumult in recent days as individual investors and young day traders upend the market and send prices of a few struggling companies soaring. Andrew Ross Sorkin, co-anchor for CNBC'S Squawk Box and a New York Times columnist, joins William Brangham to discuss.

  • Mothers leaving prison try reconnecting with family: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mothers leaving prison try reconnecting with family

    S2021 E27 - 7m 23s

    Research has found that prisoners who maintain close contact with their family members while incarcerated have lower recidivism rates. But for formerly incarcerated mothers, rebuilding relationships with their children can be incredibly challenging after they serve time behind bars. Amna Nawaz reports on two women trying to do just that as part of our "Searching for Justice" series.

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