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January 25, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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January 25, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • COVID wave continues to upend travel plans, return to school: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    COVID wave continues to upend travel plans, return to school

    S2022 - 9m 2s

    COVID continues to spread quickly throughout the U.S. on the first Monday of the new year, forcing airlines and businesses to limit operations as many workers are falling ill or testing positive. The surge from the omicron variant is disrupting back-to-school plans in many communities as well. Amna Nawaz reports.

  • Kazakhstan cracksdown on protests as Russian troops arrive: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kazakhstan cracksdown on protests as Russian troops arrive

    S2022 - 4m 11s

    Kazakhstan’s former intelligence chief was arrested after being charged with treason. The Central Asian country has seen widespread protests, which its president has blamed on terrorists. Meanwhile, the Russian military arrived after requests from the Kazakh president. Jeffrey Mankoff, senior associate at the Russia and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins.

  • Sen. Raphael Warnock on voting right legislation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sen. Raphael Warnock on voting right legislation

    S2022 - 8m 10s

    President Biden on Thursday made his case for voting right legislation directly to Senate Democrats and heatedly denounced the Republican efforts to put limits on voting. But Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reiterated that she would not support a change to the 60-vote threshold or weakening the filibuster. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, a key lawmaker close to the issue, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Biden acknowledges setbacks to U.S. agenda in rare presser: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden acknowledges setbacks to U.S. agenda in rare presser

    S2022 - 6m 28s

    President Joe Biden fielded questions from reporters Wednesday on everything from soaring inflation, to the stalemate on voting rights legislation and Americans' anxiety over omicron. It was his first formal press conference in 10 months. Geoff Bennett joins Judy Woodruff to discuss where the president’s agenda stands and what remains to be accomplished.

  • U.S. troops on high alert as Russia-Ukraine tensions rise: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    U.S. troops on high alert as Russia-Ukraine tensions rise

    S2022 - 4m 6s

    It's the most acute crisis between the West and Russia since the end of the Cold War, and both sides escalated their military deployments Monday. The United States is putting troops on higher alert, NATO says it will reinforce its eastern flank, and Russia is adding to its existing 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s borders. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • Newark schools temporarily return to virtual learning: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Newark schools temporarily return to virtual learning

    S2022 - 6m 49s

    Out of nearly 100,000 public schools in the United States, more than 90 percent are back to in-person classes. But concerns over the spread of COVID has led some districts to close for the first two weeks of this new year, and move to virtual learning. Judy Woodruff takes a look at what's behind those decisions with chief Washington correspondent, Geoff Bennett.

  • Tamara Keith and Lisa Lerer on voting rights legislation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tamara Keith and Lisa Lerer on voting rights legislation

    S2022 - 8m 25s

    NPR’s Tamara Keith and The New York Times Lisa Lerer join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including why Democrats are pushing voting rights legislation now, how Republicans have shifted thinking on voting rights and the prospects of bridging political divides.

  • The legacy of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The legacy of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    S2022 - 6m 24s

    This month would have been Alvin Ailey’s 91st birthday; the celebrated modern dance visionary died in 1989. Decades later, his choreography is as vibrant as ever and his company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater remains as innovative. Christopher Booker spoke with the company’s artistic director Robert Battle about Ailey’s legacy.

  • Did Biden deliver on immigration promises?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Did Biden deliver on immigration promises?

    S2022 - 5m 57s

    One year into President Joe Biden’s tenure, we take a look at the status of some of his key campaign promises surrounding immigration. President Biden came into office promising to undo the aggressive policies of the previous administration, and usher in a more humane approach. Amna Nawaz lays out how he’s doing on that front.

  • Many Californians still 'trapped' years after PG&E wildfires: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Many Californians still 'trapped' years after PG&E wildfires

    S2022 - 8m 50s

    As the impact of climate change grows, so does the risk of ever larger and more frequent wildfires. No state knows that better than California. But the Golden State is also grappling with the role of one of the country's largest utilities in the matter, and whether the company will do what's needed to prevent or stop fires. Stephanie Sy explores.

  • How the Capitol attack unfolded: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the Capitol attack unfolded

    S2022 - 8m 40s

    Congress is still investigating the origins and planning behind last year's insurrection on Jan. 6 — the most violent assault on the United States Capitol since the British attack during the war of 1812. Amna Nawaz takes a look back at the historic and deadly events of that day.

  • Democrats search for pathway to voting right legislation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Democrats search for pathway to voting right legislation

    S2022 - 5m 42s

    On Capitol Hill, Democrats are looking for ways to move voting rights forward as Senate Republicans pushed back after President Biden denounced them for stalling legislation. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss where legislation stands and what options lie ahead.

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