September 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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September 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Despite downgrade to a storm, Ida pummeled East Coast states: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Despite downgrade to a storm, Ida pummeled East Coast states

    S2021 E245 - 9m 27s

    The U.S. East Coast is grappling with historic flooding and tornadoes. At least 40 more deaths have been linked to storm Ida since it struck with new fury Wednesday. Other than Louisiana, flooding is also bad in parts of the northeast and the mid-Atlantic, including Philadelphia. Community reporter Roby Chavez begins our report, and Philadelphia fire commissioner Adam Thiel joins us to discuss.

  • Ida's toll shows need to consider climate, infrastructure: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ida's toll shows need to consider climate, infrastructure

    S2021 E245 - 6m 35s

    The loss of life and the enormous damage Hurricane Ida has left in its wake are renewing bigger conversations around climate change. The past few days alone have seen one biblical-like problem after another: Massive flooding, a total loss of power, wind destruction; and wildfires in the west. Alice Hill, author of the new book "The Fight for Climate After COVID-19," joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • News Wrap: White House to invest $3B in vaccine production: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: White House to invest $3B in vaccine production

    S2021 E245 - 5m 53s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the Biden administration pledged a $3 billion investment in the nation's COVID-19 vaccine supply chain. First-time claims for unemployment benefits in the U.S. have fallen to a new low during the pandemic. Calmer winds in Northern California are giving firefighters the break they need to step up their efforts against the sprawling Caldor Fire.

  • Texas women seeking abortions have few out-of-state options: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Texas women seeking abortions have few out-of-state options

    S2021 E245 - 5m 26s

    In Texas, abortions have all but ended after a late-night decision from the U.S. Supreme Court that kept in effect a new state law banning the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected, about 6 weeks into a pregnancy. While abortion rights advocates try to figure out their next legal step, anti-abortion activists are preparing for their role as enforcers of the new law. John Yang reports.

  • A 'fragmented' Taliban complicates aid for Afghan civilians: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A 'fragmented' Taliban complicates aid for Afghan civilians

    S2021 E245 - 11m 21s

    Even before the U.S. left Afghanistan, many of the 38 million people who live there were in dire need. Now, with the Taliban in charge, the job of aid groups is much harder. An unknown future awaits the tens of thousands who fled the country in recent weeks. Judy Woodruff discusses with Filippo Grandi, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees, and Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF.

  • College athletes say ability to earn a 'long time coming': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    College athletes say ability to earn a 'long time coming'

    S2021 E245 - 6m 32s

    The college football season gets into full swing this weekend. Players are returning to the field for what they hope will be a more normal year after a COVID-plagued 2020 season. But there’s another difference for student athletes this year. As John Yang reports, it has to do with their financial opportunities off the field.

  • Detroit exhibition puts American car culture on display: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Detroit exhibition puts American car culture on display

    S2021 E245 - 6m 15s

    70 years of automotive design and innovation are on display in the city that made them: Detroit. From mass produced cars to conceptual models and sketches on display, Jeffrey Brown reports on the car exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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