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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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  • Could a new nuclear deal stem inflation, unrest in Iran?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Could a new nuclear deal stem inflation, unrest in Iran?

    S2021 E85 - 7m 47s

    Iran was the target of former President Donald Trump's so-called "maximum pressure campaign," which aimed at crippling Tehran's economy. Now, President Joe Biden is signaling a return to a nuclear deal, but demands an end to extended nuclear work. Special correspondent Reza Sayah details how this development is playing out in Iran.

  • News Wrap: Chaos grows as efforts to clear Suez Canal fail: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Chaos grows as efforts to clear Suez Canal fail

    S2021 E85 - 6m 29s

    In our news wrap Friday, congestion outside the suez canal grew to over 200 ships as officials failed to move a giant container ship that has been wedged in the waterway since Tuesday. Then, fresh appeals for the U.S. to share its COVID-19 vaccines after national demand is met. Also, the fight over China's alleged abuses of Uighur Muslims escalated as Beijing announced sanctions against Britain.

  • Brooks and Capehart on voting and gun violence legislation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on voting and gun violence legislation

    S2021 E85 - 12m 18s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including efforts to restrict voting, gun violence legislation and Biden’s first presidential news conference.

  • 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.

  • News Wrap: CO shooting suspect's trial could take a year: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: CO shooting suspect's trial could take a year

    S2021 E84 - 5m 10s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the suspect in Monday's mass shooting in Colorado made his first court appearance. His lawyers requested a mental health assessment. Then, efforts to ship COVID-19 vaccines to needy nations face major delays and about 90 million doses may be affected. Also, California's Supreme Court issued a ruling today barring holding people in jail because they cannot afford bail.

  • EU running behind as vaccine rollout faces challenges: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    EU running behind as vaccine rollout faces challenges

    S2021 E84 - 5m 8s

    Much of continental Europe is suffering through a third and brutal wave of COVID-19. Making matters worse, the drive to vaccinate throughout the European Union is faltering badly. Coupled with recent concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine, the EU is running behind. Nick Schifrin has the story.

  • Shot chasers: Volunteers help bridge America's vaccine gap: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Shot chasers: Volunteers help bridge America's vaccine gap

    S2021 E84 - 7m 42s

    As the U.S. continues to grapple with the pandemic, vaccine supply remains limited in some areas. Distribution systems are fragmented and tough to navigate, especially for the estimated 25 million Americans who don’t have internet access for online registration. Luckily, these volunteers are trying to fill that gap by helping strangers nab slots to get their shots. John Yang reports.

  • Honoring the lives cut short by Colorado mass shooting: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Honoring the lives cut short by Colorado mass shooting

    S2021 E84 - 4m 15s

    Monday's mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado left 10 dead and many more mourning the senseless tragedy. Tonight, we take a moment to remember those who lost their lives in the grocery store shooting.

  • How and why so many migrants are crossing southern border: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How and why so many migrants are crossing southern border

    S2021 E84 - 5m 42s

    As the Biden administration continues to face questions about its response plan to stem the influx of migrants, Senior National Correspondent Amna Nawaz was on the southern border last night, watching as several people crossed into the United States. She reports on the ground realities from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas.

  • What we learned from Biden’s first news conference: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What we learned from Biden’s first news conference

    S2021 E84 - 8m 55s

    President Joe Biden on Thursday held his first White House news conference since taking office in January. He was faced with many questions on the subject of immigration at the southern border, voting rights, his plans for Afghanistan and his agenda's prospects in the U.S. Senate. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor was at the conference and has our report.

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