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NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including what President Trump is saying about the coronavirus and competitor Joe Biden, whether those messages are resonating wit...
Hundreds of thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in America are living and receiving care at home. But their aging caregivers, many of whom are parents or siblings, are worried about who will continue to care for their...
As COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to soar, healthcare workers on the frontlines are increasingly getting sick and even dying of the disease. A recent Kaiser Health News report found that many of the sick workers and families of the deceased are ...
A disagreement between city and state authorities over which test result constitutes "positive" in Texas is complicating the state's case count, with cities like San Antonio adding over 5,000 cases in one day due to the backlog created by the discrep...
As the nation mourns the loss of American hero and Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis, his friends and colleagues remember him as a towering figure who was prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice for freedom and equality. Special Correspondent Charlay...
Rep. John Lewis, a Civil Rights hero, died of pancreatic cancer Friday night. A supporter of civic engagement, including the ongoing global Black Lives Matter protests, Lewis had been beaten and arrested several times during the Civil Rights Movement...
In her most recent book, "Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot," author Mikki Kendall calls for solidarity in what she describes as a non-inclusive movement. She spoke with NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker about her book, a...
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is one of the country's top public health experts. He was initially a prominent figure at Coronavirus Task Force briefings -- but recently, he has been the targ...
In our news wrap Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announced she has a recurrence of cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy. In a court statement, the 87-year-old justice said the treatment has already reduced lesions on her live...
State and local leaders in Portland, Oregon, are calling for the departure of federal agents sent in response to protests. Their presence and tactics -- including deploying tear gas, driving unmarked vans and wearing military-style gear -- have raise...
Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths are rising across the U.S., but Arizona's downward spiral stands apart. Health experts there warn that if the state's residents and leaders don't change policies and behavior, a bad situation will escala...
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including the growing rift between President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, what GOP criticism of Trump means for his reelectio...
5 lives lost to COVID-19 July 17, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate American communities, taking a deadly toll on countless families. We take a moment to remember some of the lives lost.
As the pandemic continues to worsen, President Trump's poll numbers have declined -- and now he's shaking up his reelection bid in response. On Wednesday, Trump replaced campaign manager Brad Parscale with longtime GOP strategist Bill Stapien. The mo...
On Wednesday, Georgia's Republican governor, Brian Kemp, put the issue of wearing face masks front and center. Kemp signed an order that bans towns and cities from requiring masks be worn, even as coronavirus cases in the state rise. Mayor Kelly Girt...
In our news wrap Thursday, the European Union's top court voided an agreement that let big tech companies share data on EU citizens with the U.S. Privacy activists in the region welcomed the decision. Also, the Trump administration criticized China a...
As the November presidential election approaches, the Trump administration has been delivering on campaign promises to roll back environmental regulations, reduce legal immigration and eliminate financial protections. Yamiche Alcindor joins Amna Nawa...
Two major cybersecurity intrusions, each with global implications, are in the news. On Wednesday, hackers accessed high-profile Twitter accounts, using them to promote the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Also, three countries accused Russia of trying to stea...
The coronavirus pandemic has shed new light on racial disparities in American health outcomes. Economic disadvantage is one reason Black people in the United States are on average less healthy than white people -- but there are other causes, includin...
The global economy is likely to take a massive hit from the pandemic, and the World Bank warns poverty levels will rise as a result. It's already happening in Italy, Europe's third-largest economy. The country suffered a devastating human toll from c...