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April 11, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, April 11, a surge in COVID-19 cases persists in America despite reaching a record number of vaccinations, how musicians are finding new ways to stay afloat without live shows, and in our signature segment, “Exploring Hate:” an inside look at anti-extremism training in the military. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

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  • Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on gun law reform, beating COVID: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on gun law reform, beating COVID

    S2021 E88 - 8m 11s

    NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the recent mass shootings, the resulting actions towards gun control, and the latest on the government's efforts to fight COVID-19.

  • WHO says COVID originated in bats, but critics claim bias: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WHO says COVID originated in bats, but critics claim bias

    S2021 E88 - 7m 22s

    The PBS NewsHour has obtained a study by a group of independent researchers convened by the WHO to find the origins of COVID-19 in China. As Nick Schifrin reports, the virus that caused the worst pandemic in a century most likely started in bats, and jumped to humans through an intermediate animal host. The researchers call it a starting point, but their critics still say it doesn’t go far enough.

  • Renters hit by pandemic juggle assistance, eviction laws: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Renters hit by pandemic juggle assistance, eviction laws

    S2021 E88 - 7m 27s

    With 9.5 million Americans, or 17 percent of tenants, in the U.S. still behind on their rent according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Biden administration on Monday extended a federal moratorium on evictions through the end of June. There are no changes to the rules, which, as John Yang reports, can be complicated and confusing for judges, landlords and tenants behind on their rent.

  • CDC warns of ‘impending doom’ of COVID surges as deaths rise: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    CDC warns of ‘impending doom’ of COVID surges as deaths rise

    S2021 E88 - 8m 18s

    President Joe Biden urged state and local officials Monday to keep or reinstate mask mandates amid some of the most urgent warnings yet about new COVID-19 surges. Judy Woodruff talks to Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University, about the latest developments in the fight against the virus, which has killed almost 550,000 Americans.

  • Economic loss due to COVID hit women hard-This tool may help: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Economic loss due to COVID hit women hard-This tool may help

    S2021 E87 - 9m 6s

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic consequences worldwide, its impact on women has been especially harsh, setting back strides made towards gender and economic equity. Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of TheSkimm, a digital media company aimed at millennial women, join to discuss the recent launch of a free online financial education series for women.

  • Non-unanimous juries were outlawed. Why two states used them: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Non-unanimous juries were outlawed. Why two states used them

    S2021 E87 - 9m

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1972 that non-unanimous juries—those that convict a defendant with a split decision—are a violation of the 6th Amendment. But a loophole allowed two states to maintain the practice. Tom Casciato looks at the roots of split-jury verdicts and what faces those convicted by them. This segment is part of our series Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America.

  • The ‘inequitable justice’ of non-unanimous juries: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The ‘inequitable justice’ of non-unanimous juries

    S2021 E87 - 7m 57s

    For more on the issue of split-verdict juries from our signature segment, wrongful convictions, and the inequities in the American criminal justice system, New Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams joined Hari Sreenivasan to discuss, including what happens to those convicted using this now-outlawed practice.

  • How migrants are being ‘expelled’ from the U.S. border: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How migrants are being ‘expelled’ from the U.S. border

    S2021 E86 - 3m 35s

    The Biden administration has been struggling to deal with migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The current influx is straining resources and sowing confusion for migrants on both sides of the border. Mallory Falk covers the U.S.-Mexico border for Texas KERA and the Texas Newsroom, a statewide public radio collaboration. She joins Hari Sreenivasan to explain what policies are currently in place.

  • How regulators are approaching the push for offshore wind: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How regulators are approaching the push for offshore wind

    S2021 E86 - 4m 8s

    There are more than a dozen offshore wind projects currently proposed off the East Coast, which together could power millions of homes. But the proposed projects must balance the need for renewable energy with concerns from and commercial ocean users, like fishermen. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Amanda Lefton Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

  • Will offshore wind finally drive major energy in the U.S.?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Will offshore wind finally drive major energy in the U.S.?

    S2021 E86 - 11m

    For decades, scientists have seen vast potential for offshore wind energy. Despite this, offshore wind in the U.S. barely exists, as projects have faced local opposition and concern about how they would affect fisheries. But with Biden's new emphasis on renewable energy that may soon change. Ivette Feliciano reports as part of our ongoing series Peril and Promise: the Challenge of Climate Change.”

  • One monastery shows how faith and science can work together: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One monastery shows how faith and science can work together

    S2021 E85 - 3m 43s

    As part of a reflection on the importance of both faith and science during the pandemic, Rickey Bevington from Georgia Public Broadcasting guides us on a journey inside a Catholic monastery in rural Georgia, where science is helping the faithful stay safe.

  • Six dead, thousands displaced after tornadoes batter south: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Six dead, thousands displaced after tornadoes batter south

    S2021 E85 - 1m 57s

    Americans in Alabama and Georgia are now facing a future of rebuilding as they awoke Friday to heavy damage and the loss of six lives after a series of powerful tornadoes that wreaked havoc in the region Thursday night. The deadly tornadoes downed power lines, gutted forests, and eviscerated homes. Amna Nawaz reports.

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