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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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  • Brooks and Capehart on Jan. 6 committee, infrastructure: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Jan. 6 committee, infrastructure

    S2021 E204 - 12m 22s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the Jan. 6 insurrection investigation, the infrastructure and budget negotiations in Congress, and vaccination efforts in America.

  • Puppy love, facial recognition bias | 5 STORIES |: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Puppy love, facial recognition bias | 5 STORIES |

    S2021 E204 - 4m 53s

    On this week’s episode: Researchers reveals puppies’ love of people is in their genes, portions of the Amazon start to release more carbon than they take in, drowning statistics reveal deadly racial differences, bias in facial recognition software leads to the arrests of the wrong people and a 97-year-old becomes the world’s oldest tennis player.

  • Quiet Olympics opening ceremony sees loud public protest: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Quiet Olympics opening ceremony sees loud public protest

    S2021 E204 - 6m 13s

    Usually a star-studded show, the Tokyo Olympics opened with a quieter ceremony. National teams paraded to a nearly empty stadium. It was noisier outside, as protests against holding the games in the middle of a pandemic continued. Only 23% of Japan's population is fully vaccinated. William Brangham speaks to Associated Press reporter Philip Crowther about the situation on the ground in Tokyo.

  • Rising number of children, teens have long-haul COVID: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rising number of children, teens have long-haul COVID

    S2021 E204 - 9m 27s

    Since the pandemic began, children have largely been spared from severe illness and hospitalization. But nearly a year and a half later, the number of adolescent COVID cases is rising. While rare, for many it includes debilitating symptoms that can drag on for months. Black and Latino children have been especially impacted. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports.

  • New exhibition spotlights Latino contribution to baseball: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New exhibition spotlights Latino contribution to baseball

    S2021 E204 - 6m 54s

    As ballparks fill up around the country due to an easing of pandemic restrictions, Jeffrey Brown looks at a new exhibit on the long history of Latinos playing baseball and how they changed the sport fundamentally in the U.S. It’s part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • News Wrap: Appeals court says eviction moratorium unlawful: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Appeals court says eviction moratorium unlawful

    S2021 E204 - 5m 12s

    In our news wrap Friday, a federal appeals court has ruled against a moratorium on most residential evictions during the pandemic. Shooting and protests erupted outside the funeral of Haiti's slain President Jovenel Moïse. Monsoon rains in western India triggered landslides, killing more than 100 people. The search for bodies officially ended at a collapsed condominium tower in Surfside, Florida.

  • GOP Sen. Capito on infrastructure, debt ceiling and taxes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    GOP Sen. Capito on infrastructure, debt ceiling and taxes

    S2021 E203 - 8m 51s

    A bipartisan group of senators is still negotiating the details of an infrastructure bill after a procedural vote to debate it failed yesterday. The biggest issue remains how to fund the $1.2 trillion framework, including the $600 billion in new spending. Judy Woodruff speaks with Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, who led a separate bipartisan effort on infrastructure in June.

  • Surgeon General Murthy on the delta variant, masks, vaccines: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Surgeon General Murthy on the delta variant, masks, vaccines

    S2021 E203 - 9m 1s

    Amna Nawaz and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy dive deeper into the Biden administration's efforts to combat the delta variant of the novel coronavirus and surrounding misinformation, public masking requirements and vaccination efforts amid the rise of COVID-19 cases.

  • News Wrap: DOJ announces strike force to tackle gun violence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: DOJ announces strike force to tackle gun violence

    S2021 E203 - 5m 30s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department announced the formation of strike forces to target gun crimes. Attorney General Merrick Garland traveled to Chicago — just hours after mass shootings in the city that killed 3 people and wounded nearly 20. Fire crews in the western U.S. are finally getting help from the weather, against the giant Bootleg Fire in Southern Oregon.

  • Greek coast guard's pushback leaves migrant boats adrift: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Greek coast guard's pushback leaves migrant boats adrift

    S2021 E203 - 9m 22s

    Pro-refugee groups allege the Greek coast guard is endangering migrants in the Aegean Sea and breaching international law with a new aggressive migration policy that involves pushing them back towards Turkish waters. Critics also accuse the European Union of ignoring Greece’s behavior, six years into the migration crisis. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from the island of Samos.

  • New book explores spread of misinformation on Facebook: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New book explores spread of misinformation on Facebook

    S2021 E203 - 8m 50s

    A new book, “An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination,” details how Facebook struggles and sometimes fails to curtail hate speech, disinformation and violent rhetoric on its platform. It also examines how Facebook has become an enormously lucrative data mining and advertising operation. Authors Cecilia Kang and Sheera Frenkel join William Brangham with more.

  • 17-year-old makes color changing sutures to detect infection: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    17-year-old makes color changing sutures to detect infection

    S2021 E203 - 6m 25s

    All over the world, infections at the site of surgical incisions are a major cause of new illnesses, extended hospital stays and even death. In the U.S. alone, these infections cost more than $3 billion annually, with even worse statistics in developing countries. Stephanie Sy reports on one 17-year-old Iowa scientist who's working on a more affordable way to detect these infections early.

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