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  • The safety concerns for teachers before schools reopen

    The safety concerns for teachers before schools reopen

    02/08/2020 Duración: 05min

    The largest teacher's union in the U.S., the American Federation of Teachers, announced recently it would support any local chapters that strike due to their school's reopening without any safety measures. Randi Weingarten, the union's president, spoke with Hari Sreenivasan about safety concerns for teachers and what should be done about them. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Americas COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb

    America's COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb

    02/08/2020 Duración: 05min

    As the emergency $600-per-week unemployment benefit expired on July 31, officials expressed optimism for another relief package. The bill, being negotiated right now, would be the fifth since the pandemic hit and likely the last before the November elections. Diane Swonk, Chief Economist with Grant Thorton joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the economic effect of the pandemic. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • What led to LAPD restricting neckholds in 1982? A doctor remembers

    What led to LAPD restricting neckholds in 1982? A doctor remembers

    02/08/2020 Duración: 04min

    Since the killing of George Floyd, legislators and police departments have moved to ban the use of neckholds, which have long been controversial. LAPD had restricted the use of these back in 1982. What led to this change in police policy? Cardiologist Dr. Richard Allen Williams recalls the unsettling phone call that he says made a difference. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • A California collective makes the case for outdoor schooling

    A California collective makes the case for outdoor schooling

    02/08/2020 Duración: 07min

    As school districts across the country are trying to determine how or if they can open their doors in the fall, a California coalition has come together - offering districts everything from curriculum to architecture advice to take their classrooms outside. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Americas COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb

    America's COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb

    01/08/2020 Duración: 05min

    As the emergency $600-per-week unemployment benefit expired on July 31, officials expressed optimism for another relief package. The bill, being negotiated right now, would be the fifth since the pandemic hit and likely the last before the November elections. Diane Swonk, Chief Economist with Grant Thorton joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the economic effect of the pandemic. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • SpaceX Crew Dragon is heading home, hopes to land Sunday

    SpaceX Crew Dragon is heading home, hopes to land Sunday

    01/08/2020 Duración: 04min

    NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are expected to land back on Earth on Sunday afternoon. The historic mission aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavor, which has been docked at the International Space Station since May, will mark the first manned launch and return of a commercially built and operated American spacecraft. Dave Mosher, senior space correspondent with Business Insider joins Hari Sreenivasan for more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Can Oregons timber Industry make a comeback?

    Can Oregon's timber Industry make a comeback?

    01/08/2020 Duración: 08min

    In 2016, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump pledged to revitalize many of the country's most iconic blue collar industries. In Oregon, where the timber industry has lost tens of thousands of jobs over the past few decades, candidate Trump promised those jobs would come back. Newshour Weekend's Christopher Booker set out to Oregon to learn about the state's historic timber industry, and how, if it all, the fortunes of those who work in it have changed. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Fauci tells Congress hes cautiously optimistic about vaccine this year

    Fauci tells Congress he's 'cautiously optimistic' about vaccine this year

    31/07/2020 Duración: 05min

    The coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, bringing with it immense economic damage. So far, Congress has been unable to deliver another pandemic relief measure, prompting House Democrats to cancel a planned August recess. But there were signs of hope on Capitol Hill, as top U.S. scientists spoke of encouraging progress toward developing a COVID-19 vaccine. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Clyburn says more important to have Black woman on Supreme Court than as VP

    Clyburn says more important to have Black woman on Supreme Court than as VP

    31/07/2020 Duración: 10min

    House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., chairs the Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, which heard testimony Friday from top U.S. health officials about the status of the pandemic. Clyburn joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the hearing, plus his views on providing additional economic relief to struggling Americans and the importance of having a Black woman as Joe Biden's running mate. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Hong Kong postpones legislative elections for a year over pandemic

    News Wrap: Hong Kong postpones legislative elections for a year over pandemic

    31/07/2020 Duración: 04min

    In our news wrap Friday, Hong Kong postponed September's legislative elections by a year, citing the ongoing resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was a setback for pro-democracy forces, who hoped for an overwhelming win at the polls. Also, a federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, convicted in the 2013 bombing attack at the Boston Marathon. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How DOJ uses legal action to target China over alleged espionage

    How DOJ uses legal action to target China over alleged espionage

    31/07/2020 Duración: 10min

    The U.S. is countering China on several fronts, including economic, military and diplomatic. The Trump administration is also making a major push to challenge China through legal action, over allegations of intellectual property theft and spying. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Assistant Attorney General John Demers, who leads the national security division at the Department of Justice. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • As convention approaches, who will join Biden on Democratic ticket?

    As convention approaches, who will join Biden on Democratic ticket?

    31/07/2020 Duración: 06min

    As the coronavirus continues to rage, logistical questions remain about August's scaled-back and mostly virtual Democratic National Convention. But the biggest unknown is who will share the stage with former Vice President Joe Biden when he accepts his party's 2020 nomination. Lisa Desjardins reports with the latest on the women who are favored to become Biden's running mate. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Shields and Brooks on Bidens VP decision, pandemic economy

    Shields and Brooks on Biden's VP decision, pandemic economy

    31/07/2020 Duración: 13min

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the question of whom Joe Biden will choose as his running mate, congressional failure to deliver another pandemic aid package and President Trump's rhetoric about mail-in voting. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Honoring 5 lives lost to coronavirus

    Honoring 5 lives lost to coronavirus

    31/07/2020 Duración: 04min

    The United States passed another devastating milestone this week, with more than 150,000 dead from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Judy Woodruff takes a moment to remember a few of them. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How long we can expect the U.S. economic catastrophe to endure

    How long we can expect the U.S. economic catastrophe to endure

    30/07/2020 Duración: 08min

    The coronavirus pandemic leveled the U.S. economy in the second quarter of the year, leading to the worst collapse since the Great Depression. Gross domestic product fell by more than 9 percent between April and June. While some parts of the economy have improved since, weekly jobless claims are rising again. Harvard University economist Ken Rogoff joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the outlook. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: NASA launches rover Perseverance to Mars

    News Wrap: NASA launches rover Perseverance to Mars

    30/07/2020 Duración: 05min

    In our news wrap Thursday, NASA has launched Perseverance, the largest and most advanced rover ever sent to Mars. It blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a mission to drill for rock samples that could indicate whether life once existed on that planet. Also, businessman and former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died in Atlanta of coronavirus. He was 74 years old. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Public health expert says zero doubt most U.S. virus deaths were avoidable

    Public health expert says 'zero doubt' most U.S. virus deaths were avoidable

    30/07/2020 Duración: 06min

    The U.S. recorded more than 1,400 coronavirus deaths Wednesday. Hospitalizations are up significantly, and at least five states reported single-day death records this week. With the national death toll from the pandemic now over 150,000, many public health experts say we need to change our approach. Brown University's Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician, joins William Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Under scrutiny from lawmakers, Pompeo dismisses concerns about politics, morale

    Under scrutiny from lawmakers, Pompeo dismisses concerns about politics, morale

    30/07/2020 Duración: 05min

    On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to respond to concerns about the status of the State Department. Lawmakers have questioned widespread department vacancies and whether career diplomats are being sidelined, as well as the dismissal of an inspector general and Pompeo's own conduct. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • How a crumbling antibiotics infrastructure could yield catastrophe

    How a crumbling antibiotics infrastructure could yield 'catastrophe'

    30/07/2020 Duración: 07min

    The antibiotics industry has suffered an alarming collapse that has become even more troubling as secondary bacterial infections threaten patients with COVID-19. Why has production of these vital medicines stagnated, and what can be done to address the problem? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on why lifesaving drugs don't necessarily translate to lucrative businesses. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • As NBA resumes play, questions linger about pro sports in a pandemic

    As NBA resumes play, questions linger about pro sports in a pandemic

    30/07/2020 Duración: 06min

    After a long hiatus forced by coronavirus, the NBA resumes its season Thursday, with the playoffs following close behind. The return comes a week after Major League Baseball began play and days before the National Hockey League resumes. But there are very big questions still unanswered about professional sports during a pandemic. Amna Nawaz talks to syndicated sports columnist Mike Wise. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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