May 4, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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May 4, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Rising food insecurity is killing war-torn Yemen's children: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rising food insecurity is killing war-torn Yemen's children

    S2021 E124 - 9m 1s

    Nearly seven years of war in Yemen have produced the world's most dire humanitarian catastrophe. Millions are starving and have little in the way of medical care. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson has spent years traveling in and out of the country. She reports from between the rebel-held capital, Sana'a, and the last government stronghold, Marib, where she witnessed the worst conditions yet.

  • What Breonna Taylor's name is teaching US about Black lives: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What Breonna Taylor's name is teaching US about Black lives

    S2021 E124 - 6m 18s

    A year and a half after the police killing of Breonna Taylor during a raid of her home, no one has been charged in her death. Now her life, death, and the larger questions they raise about policing, and the value of Black lives in America, are being explored in a new exhibition in her hometown. Jeffrey Brown has the story for our ongoing arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • News Wrap: Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of adults by July 4: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of adults by July 4

    S2021 E124 - 4m 11s

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the White House plans to distribute more COVID-19 shots to states where demand is higher as it aims to vaccinate 70 percent of U.S. adults with at least one dose by July 4. An elevated train track collapsed late Monday in Mexico City, killing at least 24 people. U.S. intelligence analysts warn that Afghan women will suffer greatly if the Taliban regains power.

  • Dr. Vivek Murthy on new US inoculation strategy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dr. Vivek Murthy on new US inoculation strategy

    S2021 E124 - 9m 35s

    U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, a key member of the president's team combating COVID-19, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss President Joe Biden's aims to vaccinate 70 percent of all U.S. adults with at least one dose by July 4, and how a focus on rural communities will help achieve that goal, and how the U.S. plans to distribute vaccines abroad.

  • Is the NRA's bankruptcy filing a way to escape regulation?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Is the NRA's bankruptcy filing a way to escape regulation?

    S2021 E124 - 6m 14s

    The surge of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. are increasing calls for stronger action on gun violence, access to weapons and its limitations. When discussing gun control, people often point to the long reach and influence of the NRA, which filed for bankruptcy in January. But is it really struggling financially? Stephanie Sy explores the question with Bloomberg reporter Steven Church.

  • Stacey Abrams on the challenge to keeping democracy healthy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Stacey Abrams on the challenge to keeping democracy healthy

    S2021 E124 - 6m 2s

    There is a growing fight over voting access in the U.S. and Georgia is at the center of the conflict, with Democrat Stacey Abrams as a driving force behind change in the state. On Tuesday, Abrams was honored at the National Democratic Institute's Madeleine K. Albright Celebration for Women's Risk-Takers. She spoke to Amna Nawaz about the challenges of maintaining a healthy democracy.

  • Looking back at a year of remote trials at the Supreme Court: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Looking back at a year of remote trials at the Supreme Court

    S2021 E124 - 6m 40s

    Few institutions are as tradition-laden as the U.S. Supreme Court, but the pandemic brought changes. Justices dialed in to hear their final oral argument of the term Tuesday- a case about sentencing reductions for low-level crack-cocaine offenses. Their final call also falls on the one-year anniversary of the court's very first remote oral argument. John Yang reports on the big adjustment.

  • Remembering the legend of dance, Jacques d'Amboise: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Remembering the legend of dance, Jacques d'Amboise

    S2021 E124 - 2m 23s

    We take a moment to look back at the career of dancer Jacques d’Amboise, who died Sunday at age 86 in his Manhattan home following complications from a stroke. His work with the New York City Ballet, on film and in public schools, brought dance to new heights.

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