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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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  • Dissidents are fleeing Lukashenko’s Belarus after crackdown: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dissidents are fleeing Lukashenko’s Belarus after crackdown

    S2021 E199 - 9m 45s

    President Lukashenko's landslide victory in Belarus last year marked more than 25 years of control and the start of the authoritarian leader's sixth term. Mass demonstrations followed, with thousands of protesters imprisoned. Thousands more are fleeing to neighboring countries, crossing into the E.U. illegally. Simon Ostrovsky reports, with support from the Pulitzer Center.

  • Yazidis struggle to rebuild their lives despite ISIS retreat: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Yazidis struggle to rebuild their lives despite ISIS retreat

    S2021 E198 - 9m 10s

    Seven years ago, a brutal attack by ISIS forced hundreds of thousands of Yazidis to flee their homes in northern Iraq. Many were eventually imprisoned, killed or sold into slavery. Now, despite ISIS’s retreat, Yazidi survivors say little has changed for them as they struggle to rebuild their lives. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen reports.

  • COVID-19 update: the delta variant, school openings and more: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    COVID-19 update: the delta variant, school openings and more

    S2021 E198 - 6m 34s

    The COVID-19 delta variant has been surging worldwide and in certain areas of the U.S. What will this mean for school openings, and for children not yet eligible for vaccines? And how are vaccine efforts going in America? ProPublica reporter Caroline Chen joins Hari Sreenivasan with the latest on COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world.

  • Can extreme weather fluctuations be prevented?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Can extreme weather fluctuations be prevented?

    S2021 E197 - 8m 40s

    In western Germany this week, whole cities seem to be underwater after days of heavy rainfall filled rivers to capacity and quickly turned into flash flooding. As parts of Europe dig out of this latest weather disaster, the European Union this week revealed an ambitious climate change plan. William Brangham discusses the plan and its impact with NASA's senior climate advisor Gavin Schmidt.

  • Arkansas hospitals expect COVID patients to double by August: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Arkansas hospitals expect COVID patients to double by August

    S2021 E197 - 7m 49s

    The White House warned Friday about a surge of COVID cases in some states and the connection with low vaccination rates and misinformation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported about 33,000 new cases Thursday — up from a 26,000 average a week ago. Total cases rose about 70% over the same week. Lisa Desjardins discusses the trend with Arkansas epidemiologist Dr. Jennifer Dillaha.

  • Sec. Haaland on healing from Indian boarding school abuse: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sec. Haaland on healing from Indian boarding school abuse

    S2021 E197 - 9m 49s

    Like Canada, America has a painful history of creating boarding schools to assimilate Native American children, leading to trauma, abuse and death. For more than 150 years, Indigenous children were taken from their families and forced into far away boarding schools. But now there's a reckoning and a new federal investigation underway. Judy Woodruff discusses it with Interior Secretary Deb Haaland.

  • Can Americans create a national child care system?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Can Americans create a national child care system?

    S2021 E197 - 4m 59s

    Over the past several days, the PBS NewsHour looked at America’s broken child care system and some of the programs trying to address the challenges. In this final part of our series “Raising the Future: America’s child care dilemma,” special correspondent Cat Wise and producer Kate McMahon examine a key question confronting the country: What now?

  • Brooks and Capehart on Indian boarding schools, Biden budget: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Indian boarding schools, Biden budget

    S2021 E197 - 11m 35s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the assimilation of Indigenous students in Indian boarding schools, President Joe Biden's budget plan, the child tax credit, and the latest reported in books on the Trump administration.

  • Microchip manicures, Dorothy's lost dress | 5 STORIES: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Microchip manicures, Dorothy's lost dress | 5 STORIES

    S2021 E197 - 5m 42s

    The PBS NewsHour’s “5 STORIES'' serves up five stories you may have missed. On this week’s episode: China announces the giant panda is no longer endangered, the Pacific Northwest’s heat wave kills billions of sea animals, how one chocolate company is fighting child labor practices, social distancing goes high-tech with microchip manicures and Judy Garland’s “Wizard of Oz” dress is rediscovered.

  • Understanding the U.S. business advisory for Hong Kong: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Understanding the U.S. business advisory for Hong Kong

    S2021 E197 - 5m 19s

    The United States government Friday warned Americans about the risks of doing business, studying, or investing in Hong Kong. The U.S. also sanctioned Hong Kong officials, accusing them of eroding the city’s freedoms as China continues to force its will on Hong Kong. Nick Schifrin reports with Michael Hirson, the China lead for the Eurasia Group, an international business consulting firm.

  • News Wrap: Fire crews pull away from Oregon Bootleg Fire: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Fire crews pull away from Oregon Bootleg Fire

    S2021 E197 - 3m 49s

    In our news wrap Friday, Oregon's Bootleg Fire — the largest of dozens of wildfires now burning in the U.S.— became so intense that fire crews had to pull back overnight for their own safety. Russia warned that the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan is causing chaos across the wider region. A federal judge in Texas found the DACA program was created illegally by former President Obama.

  • Artist Firelei Báez transforms spaces to build connections: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Artist Firelei Báez transforms spaces to build connections

    S2021 E196 - 5m 58s

    Dominican-American Artist Firelei Báez’s new installation in Boston is an enormous, transformed space meant to connect her native Caribbean culture with the port-side city. Using everyday materials she reconstructed a ruined Haitian palace and introduces visitors to symbols to bridge a wide range of cultures. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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