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US Nears 200k COVID Deaths; Trump's Approach Draws Scrutiny

A scene in "The Choice 2020" examines President Trump's early handling of COVID-19.


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September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020

Stacey Abrams; Jeremy Farrar; Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Possibility of Another Lockdown in the UK

The Possibility of Another Lockdown in the UK

Jeremy Farrar joins the program.

Stacey Abrams on the Dangers of Voter Suppression

Stacey Abrams on the Dangers of Voter Suppression

Stacey Abrams joins the program.

Why RBG Reached the Hearts of the People

Why RBG Reached the Hearts of the People

Doris Kearns Goodwin joins the program.


How Biden’s Stutter Shaped His Approach to Life & Politics

How Biden’s Stutter Shaped His Approach to Life & Politics

An excerpt from "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."

How Childhood & Military School Shaped Trump

How Childhood & Military School Shaped Trump

An excerpt from "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden" looks at Trump's childhood.

September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020

Loretta Lynch; Alexandria Villaseñor; Harri Reid; Hansi Lo Wang

Potential “Fatal Problems” with 2020 Census

Potential “Fatal Problems” with 2020 Census

NPR correspondent Hansi Lo Wang discusses the 2020 census.

An Exclusive Interview with Former AG Loretta Lynch

An Exclusive Interview with Former AG Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch discusses the 2020 election and more.

An Intergenerational Plea for Climate Action

An Intergenerational Plea for Climate Action

Climate activist Alexandria Villaseñor and former Sen. Harry Reid discuss climate change.

How this Maine college is trying to control COVID-19

How this Maine college is trying to control COVID-19

How Maine's Colby College is striving to keep COVID-19 under control

Barrasso: Democrats threatening to 'politicize the court'

Barrasso: Democrats threatening to 'politicize the court'

Barrasso: Why this Supreme Court battle is different from that of 2016

What we know about coronavirus transmission through air

What we know about coronavirus transmission through air

Research shows coronavirus spreads primarily through air. Here's how to reduce risk

September 22, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

September 22, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

September 22, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Why police are on front lines of U.S. mental health crisis

Why police are on front lines of U.S. mental health crisis

In Colorado, law enforcement are on front lines of mental health crisis

How focus on surface cleaning can distract from virus spread

How focus on surface cleaning can distract from virus spread

How a focus on cleaning surfaces can distract from actual virus spread

At UN, little unity as Trump blasts China, WHO over pandemic

At UN, little unity as Trump blasts China, WHO over pandemic

At UN General Assembly, little unity as Trump blasts China, WHO over pandemic

The Senate's tight timeline to confirm Trump's SCOTUS choice

The Senate's tight timeline to confirm Trump's SCOTUS choice

The Senate's tight timeline to confirm Trump's SCOTUS nominee

News Wrap: U.S. officially passes 200,000 pandemic deaths

News Wrap: U.S. officially passes 200,000 pandemic deaths

News Wrap: U.S. officially passes 200,000 pandemic deaths

The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden

The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden

An election-year examination of the moments that shaped Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

The international implications of new U.S. sanctions on Iran

The international implications of new U.S. sanctions on Iran

The international implications of new U.S. sanctions on Iran

With 200,000 dead, how U.S. can change COVID-19 trajectory

With 200,000 dead, how U.S. can change COVID-19 trajectory

The U.S. has lost 200,000 people to COVID-19. How did this happen?

Ginsburg death sparks political battle weeks before election

Ginsburg death sparks political battle weeks before election

Supreme Court vacancy sparks political battle just weeks before election

Hassan: 'Deeply disturbing' for GOP to rush SCOTUS hearings

Hassan: 'Deeply disturbing' for GOP to rush SCOTUS hearings

Sen. Hassan: GOP 'changed the rules' about SCOTUS hearings in 2016

September 21, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

September 21, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

September 21, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Supreme Court vacancy

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Supreme Court vacancy

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Supreme Court vacancy's political significance

Understanding the magnitude of U.S. coronavirus death toll

Understanding the magnitude of U.S. coronavirus death toll

Understanding the magnitude of the U.S. coronavirus death toll

News Wrap: Dozens of wildfires still burning on West Coast

News Wrap: Dozens of wildfires still burning on West Coast

News Wrap: Dozens of wildfires still burning on West Coast

What's next in the fight over Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat?

What's next in the fight over Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat?

What's next in the fight over Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat?

September 20, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

September 20, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

September 20, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

As U.S. COVID-19 deaths reach 200K, what have we learned?

As U.S. COVID-19 deaths reach 200K, what have we learned?

As the U.S. COVID-19 death toll borders 200K, what have we learned?

Battle for Iowa heats up over rural issues

Battle for Iowa heats up over rural issues

Battle for Iowa heats up over rural issues

For Illinois voters, COVID-19 and recession are top of mind

For Illinois voters, COVID-19 and recession are top of mind

For Illinois voters, COVID-19 and recession are top of mind

Weeks after a derecho hit, Eastern Iowa is still struggling

Weeks after a derecho hit, Eastern Iowa is still struggling

Weeks after a derecho hit, Eastern Iowa is still struggling

After RBG’s death, a partisan battle over SCOTUS seat

After RBG’s death, a partisan battle over SCOTUS seat

After RBG’s death, a partisan battle over SCOTUS seat

RBG leaves a legacy of fighting for equal rights

RBG leaves a legacy of fighting for equal rights

Justice Ginsburg leaves a legacy of fighting for equal rights

Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dead at 87

Remembering the life and career of RBG

Remembering the life and career of RBG

‘She really didn’t give up’: Remembering the life and career of RBG

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be immortalized as statue in Brooklyn

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be immortalized as statue in Brooklyn

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be immortalized as statue in Brooklyn

September 19, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

September 19, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

September 19, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

September 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

Andrew McCabe; Alex Gibney; Yoruba Richen; Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty: How to

Jay Shetty: How to "Think Like a Monk"

Jay Shetty discusses his new book "Think Like a Monk."

Harry Belafonte's 1968 Takeover of

Harry Belafonte's 1968 Takeover of "The Tonight Show"

Yoruba Richen discusses the new documentary "The Sit-In."

Experts Give a Close Look at Russian Election Interference

Experts Give a Close Look at Russian Election Interference

Andrew McCabe and Alex Gibney discuss election interference and a new documentary.

Can Afghanistan-Taliban talks end America's longest war?

Can Afghanistan-Taliban talks end America's longest war?

Can Afghanistan-Taliban talks end America's longest war?

September 18, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

September 18, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

September 18, 2020 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Biden, Trump campaign in Minnesota as early voting begins

Biden, Trump campaign in Minnesota as early voting begins

Biden, Trump campaign in Minnesota as its early voting period begins

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Medical professionals turn to music making as a tonic

Medical professionals turn to music making as a tonic


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