PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour

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

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54 min

January 28, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Friday on the NewsHour, Russia says it won't start a war in Ukraine but warns Western powers against ignoring its interests. Then, Texas' restrictive new voting law sparks confusion, forcing election officials to reject hundreds of applications for mail-in ballots. And, David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart consider the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and what his retirement may mean. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 27, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Thursday on the NewsHour, Justice Breyer's retirement makes way for President Biden to fulfill his campaign promise and nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. We examine the potential causes and solutions as many U.S. Cities grapple with a steady increase in crime. We return to tornado-ravaged Western Kentucky to examine the lingering aftermath and the difficult path toward healing. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 26, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Wednesday on the NewsHour, Justice Stephen Breyer will announce he is stepping down from the Supreme Court, setting up a senate confirmation battle for his replacement. Then, the Federal Reserve signals it will soon raise interest rates to counteract surging prices across the economy. And, pandemic-induced staffing shortages and delivery delays plague the already beleaguered U.S. Postal Service. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 25, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Tuesday on the NewsHour, the United States delivers more military aid to Ukraine as fears of a Russian invasion remain high. Then, the fight over reapportioning congressional districts grows more intense amid lawsuits, vetoes and widespread gerrymandering. And, under Taliban rule, the lack of opportunity for Afghan girls forces one doctor to choose between her patients and her children. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 24, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Monday on the NewsHour, the United States puts thousands of troops on heightened alert as the threat of Russian invasion grows more severe. Then, markets take a major tumble amid possible interest rate hikes and ongoing inflation. And, Tamara Keith and Amy Walter discuss both parties' moves to punish their own members and President Joe Biden's pledge to get out and talk to voters more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 23, 2022 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Saturday, January 23, two years from the first lockdown in China, COVID-19 cases continue to spike and ebb globally, and public health directives in the U.S. still confuse some as the CDC and FDA struggle to collaborate. Plus, hopes for democracy in Venezuela wane amid a growing humanitarian and refugee crisis, an update on a crucial Northeast infrastructure project, and in our signature segment, a children's book by hip hop legend DMC. Hari Sreenivasan anchors. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 22, 2022 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Saturday, January 22: One year into Biden's term, how is the president faring with the public and his own party? Plus, the Biden administration ramps up free COVID-19 testing and masks as the omicron variant continues to sweep the country, the latest on Russia and Ukraine, and in Mississippi, a push for equal pay protections for women may finally pay off. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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January 21, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Friday on the NewsHour, the U.S. and Russia remain in a heated standoff over Ukraine after a meeting between the American secretary of state and his Russian counterpart. Then, how Taliban rule, a historic drought and bitter cold worsen food scarcity in Afghanistan. And, David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart take stock of the president's first year and the failed voting rights push in Congress. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders