September 20, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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September 20, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Calls for reform in Puerto Rico as island left without power: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Calls for reform in Puerto Rico as island left without power

    S2022 E266 - 5m 4s

    Parts of the northern Caribbean washed away as heavy rains and winds from Hurricane Fiona bombarded islands. The storm hit the Turks and Caicos on Tuesday and may grow stronger as it heads to Bermuda. Puerto Rico saw some of the worst as homes, roads and businesses were still underwater after days of rain. William Brangham reports.

  • Ukraine's top prosecutor on mass graves in recaptured areas: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ukraine's top prosecutor on mass graves in recaptured areas

    S2022 E266 - 7m 13s

    Attorney General Merrick Garland signed an agreement with his Ukrainian counterpart formalizing U.S. support for war crimes investigations against Russia. But finding justice in war is a long and difficult process. Nick Schifrin sits down with Ukraine's prosecutor general as the world witnesses the horrific discovery of mass graves.

  • News Wrap: New York lifting private sector vaccine mandate: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: New York lifting private sector vaccine mandate

    S2022 E266 - 4m 29s

    In our news wrap Tuesday, New York City is lifting its vaccine mandate for private sector workers as of November 1, federal authorities in Minnesota charged 47 people in a fraud scheme taking advantage of pandemic relief funds and the fight over documents seized from former President Trump went before a special master.

  • Protests erupt in Iran after woman dies in police custody: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Protests erupt in Iran after woman dies in police custody

    S2022 E266 - 5m 57s

    Anti-government protests swept across Iran after a 22-year-old woman died in the custody of the regime's morality police. She was arrested for not wearing an appropriate hijab, or head covering. Actor and human rights advocate Nazanin Boniadi joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • Adnan Syed's attorney on his release from prison: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Adnan Syed's attorney on his release from prison

    S2022 E266 - 6m 58s

    After 23 years in prison, Adnan Syed was released Monday with a cheering crowd of supporters to greet him. A judge vacated his sentence after the state’s attorney for Baltimore said the original prosecutors did not turn over evidence that could have helped Syed, including information on other possible suspects. Syed's attorney Erica Suter joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the case.

  • Prisoners will soon be eligible for federal education grants: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Prisoners will soon be eligible for federal education grants

    S2022 E266 - 8m 35s

    Colleges are gearing up for a spike of interest in prison education programs. That's because incarcerated people will soon be eligible for Pell Grants. It will be the first time in 28 years prisoners can access that federal funding for higher education. Stephanie Sy reports for our series, "Rethinking College."

  • Critics say new policies in Florida ostracize LGBTQ students: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Critics say new policies in Florida ostracize LGBTQ students

    S2022 E266 - 8m 3s

    In Florida, school boards have implemented policies that critics say are ostracizing LGBTQ students. In some districts, teachers have removed certain books and rainbow flags from classrooms and others are obligated to report openly LGBTQ students to their parents. High school senior Will Larkins and recent graduate Javier Gomez joined William Brangham to discuss what it means for teenagers there.

  • Giant puppet in NYC raises awareness of refugee crisis: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Giant puppet in NYC raises awareness of refugee crisis

    S2022 E266 - 6m 6s

    To bring awareness to the global crisis of migration and refugees, a theater project is using a different kind of stage. They built a giant puppet of a young Syrian girl to stand in for millions and silently speak on their behalf. She has come to the U.S. amid an annual gathering of the world’s leaders at the United Nations. Jeffrey Brown has the story for our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

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