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August 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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August 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Idaho ranchers torn over livestock harm from gray wolves: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Idaho ranchers torn over livestock harm from gray wolves

    S2021 E210 - 8m 43s

    The grey wolf was once nearly hunted to extinction in the U.S. until the federal government put it on the endangered species list in 1974. 20 years later, it was successfully reintroduced to Idaho and Yellowstone. As pack numbers grew, the gray wolf was taken off the list. But more than 50 wildlife groups are worried it may face endangerment again from expanded hunting. William Brangham reports.

  • Artist Mario Moore enshrines Black Americans' presence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Artist Mario Moore enshrines Black Americans' presence

    S2021 E210 - 6m 32s

    While art history usually involves portraits of royalty and society's rich and famous, a young Detroit artist is rethinking who deserves a place in the picture. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • Vaccine, mask opponents fueling delta variant's death toll: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Vaccine, mask opponents fueling delta variant's death toll

    S2021 E210 - 6m 19s

    Judy Woodruff discusses the latest on COVID-19's spread in the U.S. — which is surging thanks to the delta variant — and how incentives for those who are unvaccinated and anti-maskers will affect the situation with Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and a member of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory board.

  • Partisan attacks underscore deep divide over masks, vaccines: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Partisan attacks underscore deep divide over masks, vaccines

    S2021 E210 - 3m 45s

    Roughly 2.7 million civilians working for the federal government now have a big choice to make about COVID-19 shots as President Joe Biden moves to require federal workers get vaccinated or face regular testing. That decision, and the return to the recommendation for Americans to wear face masks indoors, is causing a deep divide across the country, and in Congress. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

  • Missouri public health official abused over pro-mask stance: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Missouri public health official abused over pro-mask stance

    S2021 E210 - 7m 9s

    The frustration over masking mandates that has been playing out around the country erupted in Missouri Tuesday night during a county council meeting that focused on the new mask mandates issued just the day before. Dr. Faisal Khan, the acting director of the St Louis County Health Department called to testify during that meeting, faced racial slurs, verbal attacks and even physical intimidation.

  • News Wrap: Congress approves $2 billion for Capitol security: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Congress approves $2 billion for Capitol security

    S2021 E210 - 5m 6s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Congress gave final approval today to $2 billion in emergency spending for Capitol security. The Biden administration will allow a nationwide ban on evictions imposed during the pandemic to expire Saturday. The U.S. Commerce Department said economic growth reached an annual rate of 6.5% in the year's second quarter. On wall street, stocks managed modest gains.

  • News Wrap: Pelosi says McCarthy a 'moron' for mask response: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Pelosi says McCarthy a 'moron' for mask response

    S2021 E209 - 4m 49s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy traded barbs over the House's reimposed masking requirements. McCarthy called them a bid for "control," and Pelosi referred to him as a "moron." Cooler weather and some rainfall brought momentary relief to firefighters in the Western U.S. The Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy is still gaining strength.

  • Atlanta suburb wants to break away from the city over crime: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Atlanta suburb wants to break away from the city over crime

    S2021 E209 - 9m 3s

    Even as some types of crime fell, murders and other violent crimes rose sharply in cities across the country last year — a trend that’s continued this year. The causes aren’t well understood, and there are strong disagreements about how to solve the issue, and what role police forces play. Amna Nawaz reports on how the debate over combating violence is playing out in Atlanta.

  • Gen. Brown on extremism in the Air Force, threats from China: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Gen. Brown on extremism in the Air Force, threats from China

    S2021 E209 - 8m 19s

    The Air Force’s top officer is Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., the first and so far only Black service chief in U.S. military history. Nick Schifrin sits down with General Brown to look at his history and his priorities for the force, including how he plans to address diversity, racism and extremism issues.

  • What to expect as the federal eviction moratorium expires: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What to expect as the federal eviction moratorium expires

    S2021 E209 - 6m 23s

    Throughout most of the pandemic, Americans who are behind on their rent have been safe from evictions due to a federal moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over public health concerns. But the Supreme Court said the moratorium must expire July 31 unless Congress passes new legislation. John Yang reports on how this could affect millions of Americans.

  • Greeks split over construction to improve Parthenon access: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Greeks split over construction to improve Parthenon access

    S2021 E209 - 6m 7s

    The United Nations world heritage body, UNESCO, wants Greece to stop installing concrete paths around the iconic Parthenon atop the Acropolis in Athens. Much of the work has been completed, intended to make it more accessible for tourists, especially the wheelchair bound. But critics call it criminal. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Athens about how the debate is playing out.

  • Sen. Tester on 'giant step forward' with infrastructure deal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sen. Tester on 'giant step forward' with infrastructure deal

    S2021 E209 - 7m 38s

    A bipartisan group of senators reached an agreement on a trillion dollar infrastructure plan to invest in public works projects across the country, including $550 billion in new spending over the next five years. As it faces its first procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday, Judy Woodruff is joined by Montana Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat who is one of the negotiators spearheading the deal.

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