PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour

Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.

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52 min

April 19, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Monday on the NewsHour, more deadly mass shootings across the country this weekend, as Indianapolis mourns and leaders call for action. Then, the prosecution and defense wrap up their cases in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. NASA scientists celebrate another first. And, playing "Lady Day" on the big screen, revealing the troubling history of The United States vs. Billie Holiday. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
26 min

April 18, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Sunday, April 18, recent shootings and the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial reignite debate over police reform, and a conversation with singer-songwriter and musician Sam Amidon. Also, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's "Cosmic Nature" opens at the New York Botanical Garden. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
26 min

April 17, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Saturday, April 17, global COVID-19 death toll crosses 3 million, the latest on the mass shooting in Indianapolis, protests over police shootings continue as calls for police reform grow louder, and Prince Philip is laid to rest amid COVID-19 restrictions in the UK. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
52 min

April 16, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Friday on the NewsHour, Indianapolis reels from a deadly mass shooting at a FedEx facility, and bodycam video of the police shooting of a Chicago teen is released. Then, dozens of states are seeking to ban young transgender athletes from competition despite widespread public opposition. And, after decades of being shunned by the industry, Black women finally gain prominence in country music. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
53 min

April 15, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Thursday on the NewsHour, the U.S imposes a new set of sanctions on Russia for election interference, the SolarWinds hack and more. Then, the inspector general for the U.S. Capitol Police testifies on the failure to prepare for the January 6 riots. And, we look at how Canada's universal health care system largely avoided the death toll and strain on hospitals wrought by COVID-19 in the U.S. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
53 min

April 14, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Biden administration announces an unconditional withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Then, we discuss the risks and benefits of a nationwide return to in-person classes with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. And, we speak to law enforcement officers about the urgent need for them to address the disproportionate use of force against Black Americans. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
53 min

April 13, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Tuesday on the NewsHour, injections of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine are halted across the U.S. after several cases of blood clots, another night of unrest in Minnesota after the police killing of Daunte Wright as lawyers launch their defense of former officer Derek Chauvin in the George Floyd murder case, and a Florida community looks for energy independence by harnessing the sun's power. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
53 min

April 12, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Monday on the NewsHour, another police killing in Minnesota sparks protests and focuses attention on the testimony of George Floyd's brother at the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Then, Iranian officials blame Israel for destroying a power generator at an underground nuclear facility as contentious international negotiations continue. And Tamara Keith and Amy Walter join us for Politics Monday. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders