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PBS NewsHour - Segments
'Striketober' : Growing number of U.S. workers are pushing back against employers

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 6:08


The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union reached an agreement on a new film and TV contract this weekend, averting a strike that would have ground productions around the country to a halt. But it's not the only showdown between workers and businesses, especially after over a year of risky and demanding work on the front lines of the pandemic. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How the pandemic spurred American students to pursue health care careers

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 6:51


The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare many vulnerabilities in America's healthcare system, including a worsening shortage of nurses and physicians. But recent data indicates a new surge of interest in nursing, medical and other health-related career programs. Stephanie Sy has this report for our series "Rethinking College." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Rapper Common, Rev. Moss on helping Chicago heal and the 'plot' against Black America

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 7:45


Homicides in Chicago were up 56% in 2020 compared to the year before. But efforts are underway to address the city's systemic issues. Award-winning rapper Common and his pastor, Rev. Otis Moss III, discussed some of their ideas for change recently with Stephanie Sy for our "Race Matters" series. This segment is produced by the peace studio in partnership with the "Exploring Hate" WNET initiative. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Texas clinics resume abortions past 6-week mark, but women fear access may be temporary

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 9:06


In his 113- page order blocking the enforcement of Texas' six week abortion ban law, U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman called the law "an unprecedented and aggressive scheme to deprive its citizens of a significant and well-established constitutional right." But with the state of Texas appealing the order, long term abortion access remains in question. Stephanie Sy reports from Austin, Texas. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Southern California oil spill could be 'ecological disaster,' take weeks to clean up

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 3:26


Federal and state investigators are focusing on a 41-year-old pipeline as the cause of a massive oil spill off the Southern California coast. The 126,000 gallon oil spill is threatening wildlife and prompting a robust cleanup effort in the Pacific Ocean. But as Stephanie Sy reports, the scale and scope of the damage remains unclear. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Science
Southern California oil spill could be 'ecological disaster,' take weeks to clean up

PBS NewsHour - Science

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 3:26


Federal and state investigators are focusing on a 41-year-old pipeline as the cause of a massive oil spill off the Southern California coast. The 126,000 gallon oil spill is threatening wildlife and prompting a robust cleanup effort in the Pacific Ocean. But as Stephanie Sy reports, the scale and scope of the damage remains unclear. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Why Manchin, Sinema are holding out on reconciliation, and how their constituents feel

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 12:33


As Democrats work to reach an agreement on trillions of dollars of government spending, the fate of the reconciliation bill's final cost -- and the passage of the president's overall legislative agenda -- largely hinges on support from two key, influential Democratic senators: West Virginia's Joe Manchin and Arizona's Kyrsten Sinema. Lisa Desjardins and Stephanie Sy break down their stances. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
What pediatricians are prioritizing in Pfizer data about vaccinating kids ages 5 to 11

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 6:52


Kids now account for more than one in five new COVID cases, and the highly contagious delta variant has put more children in the hospital than at any other point in the pandemic. While there is no vaccine available yet for children below the age of 12, that may change soon thanks to new data from Pfizer. Stephanie Sy looks at the prospects of vaccinating children with pediatrician Dr. Rhea Boyd. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
What pediatricians are prioritizing in Pfizer data about vaccinating kids ages 5 to 11

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 6:52


Kids now account for more than one in five new COVID cases, and the highly contagious delta variant has put more children in the hospital than at any other point in the pandemic. While there is no vaccine available yet for children below the age of 12, that may change soon thanks to new data from Pfizer. Stephanie Sy looks at the prospects of vaccinating children with pediatrician Dr. Rhea Boyd. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
What pediatricians are prioritizing in Pfizer data about vaccinating kids ages 5 to 11

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 6:52


Kids now account for more than one in five new COVID cases, and the highly contagious delta variant has put more children in the hospital than at any other point in the pandemic. While there is no vaccine available yet for children below the age of 12, that may change soon thanks to new data from Pfizer. Stephanie Sy looks at the prospects of vaccinating children with pediatrician Dr. Rhea Boyd. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Can understanding business strategy help you parent better? One economist thinks so

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 8:56


Schools around the country are now back at in-person classes. But there has been a jump in the number of students quarantined, and some places are allowing distance learning again. All too often, parents are facing difficult choices. Stephanie Sy has the story of an economist who is trying to help parents navigate such challenges. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Can understanding business strategy help you parent better? One economist thinks so

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 8:56


Schools around the country are now back at in-person classes. But there has been a jump in the number of students quarantined, and some places are allowing distance learning again. All too often, parents are facing difficult choices. Stephanie Sy has the story of an economist who is trying to help parents navigate such challenges. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Despite concerns about voter enthusiasm, Newsom's fate looks good in California recall

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 9:42


With just hours left until voting ends in California in the recall election of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newson, Stephanie Sy provides us with an overview of the recall and we check in with Scott Shafer, politics and government editor for public media station KQED in San Francisco, about the latest in the race. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Despite vaccines' positive impact, unvaccinated hotspots and delta raise COVID numbers

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 6:04


When the summer of 2021 began, COVID-19 seemed to be on the retreat in most of the U.S. President Joe Biden talked about celebrating America's "independence" from the virus on July 4. But the delta variant has changed the game. On memorial day, the U.S. was averaging about 21,000 new cases a day. Now, it's at about 160,000 daily. Hospitalizations and deaths are rising too. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Despite vaccines' positive impact, unvaccinated hotspots and delta raise COVID numbers

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 6:04


When the summer of 2021 began, COVID-19 seemed to be on the retreat in most of the U.S. President Joe Biden talked about celebrating America's "independence" from the virus on July 4. But the delta variant has changed the game. On memorial day, the U.S. was averaging about 21,000 new cases a day. Now, it's at about 160,000 daily. Hospitalizations and deaths are rising too. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Thick vegetation, inaccessible terrain complicate Caldor Fire response

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 3:42


Firefighters in Northern California made more progress Wednesday against the massive Caldor Fire raging near the Lake Tahoe resort area. The flames are now 20 percent contained, after burning more than 204,000 acres since mid-August. Stephanie Sy has the latest. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Texas' homeless suffer due to lack of public housing as public camping is criminalized

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 9:13


Amid a housing affordability crisis, cities across the U.S. have been struggling with their unsheltered populations. Two years ago, Austin, Texas, decriminalized activities related to homelessness. But this year, citizens voted to re-criminalize them -- as the state banned public camping. For our "Searching for Justice" series, Stephanie Sy reports on what these efforts mean for the unhoused. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Major flooding leaves 22 dead in Tennessee amid devastating 'loss and heartache'

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 2:15


Search crews across middle Tennessee are still looking through the debris of a flooded landscape. At least 22 people died in Saturday's disaster with a dozen others missing. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Despite Taliban promises, Afghan women fear losing their freedoms and lives

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 5:20


The plight of women and girls in Afghanistan, many of whom gained new freedoms over the past 20 years, is now among the most important priorities now that the Taliban have taken over. With the help of author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Stephanie Sy tells us the story of a woman who persevered under the Taliban, flourished over the last 20 years, and escaped the Taliban's return just 48 hours ago. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Despite Taliban promises, Afghan women fear losing their freedoms and lives

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 5:20


The plight of women and girls in Afghanistan, many of whom gained new freedoms over the past 20 years, is now among the most important priorities now that the Taliban have taken over. With the help of author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Stephanie Sy tells us the story of a woman who persevered under the Taliban, flourished over the last 20 years, and escaped the Taliban's return just 48 hours ago. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
The Taliban now control two-thirds of Afghanistan. How did it happen so quickly?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 8:35


The Taliban on Wednesday seized three more Afghan provincial capitals and a local military headquarters in northern Afghanistan. The insurgents now hold some two-thirds of the nation as the U.S. and NATO finalize their withdrawal after decades of war. Bill Riggio, a senior fellow at The Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the editor of their Long War Journal, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
The Taliban now control two-thirds of Afghanistan. How did it happen so quickly?

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 8:35


The Taliban on Wednesday seized three more Afghan provincial capitals and a local military headquarters in northern Afghanistan. The insurgents now hold some two-thirds of the nation as the U.S. and NATO finalize their withdrawal after decades of war. Bill Riggio, a senior fellow at The Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the editor of their Long War Journal, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
As millions of students return to the classroom, parents remain divided on mask mandates

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 6:45


As U.S. schools begin opening for another year of learning, the controversy over whether students should be required to wear masks is anything but settled in many states. While hospitalization and death from COVID-19 is uncommon in children, cases have been increasing steadily. Dr. Danny Benjamin, a distinguished professor of pediatrics at Duke University, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Afghan security forces teeter on the brink of collapse amid Taliban onslaught

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 9:03


Ever since the Biden administration announced it was withdrawing military forces from Afghanistan by September, the security situation has deteriorated as the Taliban have stepped up their attacks. The insurgent group's rapid assault captured two more provincial capitals Monday, and have now overrun at least five key cities in recent days. Stephanie Sy has the latest. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Afghan security forces teeter on the brink of collapse amid Taliban onslaught

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 9:03


Ever since the Biden administration announced it was withdrawing military forces from Afghanistan by September, the security situation has deteriorated as the Taliban have stepped up their attacks. The insurgent group's rapid assault captured two more provincial capitals Monday, and have now overrun at least five key cities in recent days. Stephanie Sy has the latest. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Millions of renters are facing evictions. Will the government step in to help?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 7:27


The debate over how to deal with a potential wave of evictions is growing in Washington, D.C. and across the country with more than 6 million people behind on their rent. Not all of those people are going to face eviction or have to move, but the end of the moratorium means some significant percentage will face life-changing choices. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Worsening wildfires in California's wine country threaten low-wage farm workers

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 6:31


Wildfire season is here and in California alone, this year's fires have already burned more acres than at this time in 2020. In recent years, Sonoma County, north of San Francisco, where wine vineyards dot the landscape and tourism is a billion-dollar industry, wildfire has become a part of daily life. But as Stephanie Sy reports it affects certain groups worse than others. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Severe drought reignites decades-old conflict between Oregon ranchers, Indigenous peoples

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 8:11


Vast stretches of the Western U.S. are suffering under scorching temperatures, rampant wildfires and a years-long drought that's depleting lakes and reservoirs. The water scarcity is tearing apart one southern Oregon community where farmers, native tribes and endangered species are all struggling to survive this summer. Stephanie Sy has the story. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Uniquely challenging West U.S. wildfires usher in a 'new era of firefighting'

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 2:08


Firefighters in parts of the western U.S. were hoping for help from cooler weather Tuesday, but there's still no end in sight to a plague of wildfires -- including one in Northern California that keeps growing. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
17-year-old Black girl makes color changing sutures that detect infection

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 6:26


All over the world, infections at the site of surgical incisions are a major cause of new illnesses, extended hospital stays and even death. In the U.S. alone, these infections cost more than $3 billion annually, with even worse statistics in developing countries. Stephanie Sy reports on one 17-year-old Iowa scientist who's working on a more affordable way to detect these infections early. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
A look at 'Greek Freak' Giannis Antetokounmpo's journey from hardships to hero

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 3:41


The city of Milwaukee is celebrating its first national basketball championship in 50 years. It's a delirious moment for a city and a smaller-market team that once won with the great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson. Fans are cheering the team and its new superstar leader Giannis Antetokounmpo -- the seventh player in NBA history to score 50 or more points in a final. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Many in Missouri are unvaccinated. Hospitals are paying the price as delta variant spreads

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 5:47


The coronavirus' delta variant is battering many low vaccination areas in the U.S. Missouri is among the top five states in terms of new cases and hospitalizations, with nearly 7,600 new confirmed or probable cases and seven deaths the past week. Hospitals are straining to respond. Erik Frederick, the chief administrative officer at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Many in Missouri are unvaccinated. Hospitals are paying the price as delta variant spreads

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 5:47


The coronavirus' delta variant is battering many low vaccination areas in the U.S. Missouri is among the top five states in terms of new cases and hospitalizations, with nearly 7,600 new confirmed or probable cases and seven deaths the past week. Hospitals are straining to respond. Erik Frederick, the chief administrative officer at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Condo boards can be notoriously secretive. Will the Surfside collapse change that?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 6:32


As efforts in Surfside, Florida shift from rescue to recovery, more attention will turn to events leading up to the Chaplain Towers' collapse. Part of the inquiry will focus on the actions and inactions of the condominium's homeowner's board. Stephanie Sy reports with Evan McKenzie of the University of Illinois in Chicago. McKenzie is the author of two books on condo and homeowner associations. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Input from the unhoused may be crucial solution to homelessness in San Francisco

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 8:01


The San Francisco bay area has a rising homeless population. On any given night, an estimated 28,000 individuals are without a place to live. Meanwhile, the cost of living continues to climb. Much effort has gone into resolving the crisis, to little avail. But now, there's new hope that those with an insider's perspective can make that much needed difference. Stephanie Sy has that story. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Americans who lost homes to devastating wildfires brace for an even worse season

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 7:53


In the middle of an unprecedented heat wave and a worsening drought, western U.S. states are bracing for what could be an even harsher wildfire season than last year's -- potentially the worst on record. With many residents still picking up the pieces, they now worry about what's on the horizon. Stephanie Sy reports from southern Oregon. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
School districts intensify summer programs to combat learning lost during the pandemic

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 8:01


Summer is here, but the disruptions caused by the pandemic are affecting summer plans of some students and teachers. Educators around the country are scrambling to help students catch up. Many are utilizing billions in federal stimulus funds to beef up their summer school programs. Stephanie Sy reports from Atlanta. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
School districts intensify summer programs to combat learning lost during the pandemic

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 8:01


Summer is here, but the disruptions caused by the pandemic are affecting summer plans of some students and teachers. Educators around the country are scrambling to help students catch up. Many are utilizing billions in federal stimulus funds to beef up their summer school programs. Stephanie Sy reports from Atlanta. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Sweltering temperatures in Pacific Northwest dredge up fears of wildfires

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 6:07


The Pacific Northwest is facing a third straight day with record-setting triple digit temperatures. The National Weather Service estimates the heat to be up to 30 degrees higher than normal. The heat wave is straining power capacity in the region and forcing people to find relief where they can. Scientists believe human-driven climate change may be a contributor. Stephanie Sy reports from Oregon. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
What we know about the Surfside condo collapse

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 6:49


Emergency crews continued searching the rubble for those still missing Friday as the Surfside, Florida community grieves the lives lost. Stephanie Sy has our report with Patricia Mazzei, the Miami bureau chief for The New York Times. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
COVID, police violence took an excessive toll on Black Americans' psyche. Can they heal?

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 8:49


COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate physical toll on people of color -- especially Black Americans, who are nearly three times as likely to be hospitalized and twice as likely to die from it than whites. Experts are now also warning of the longer-term mental health toll this last year has taken on those same communities and historical disparities it highlights. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
COVID, police violence took an excessive toll on Black Americans' psyche. Can they heal?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 8:49


COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate physical toll on people of color -- especially Black Americans, who are nearly three times as likely to be hospitalized and twice as likely to die from it than whites. Experts are now also warning of the longer-term mental health toll this last year has taken on those same communities and historical disparities it highlights. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Two children lost loved ones to gun violence. They're now each other's 'safe haven'

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 9:30


The first five months of this year suggest it could be the worst year for mass shootings in decades. More than 8,000 people have been killed by gunfire, according to The Washington Post and Gun Violence Archive. The Post's ongoing analysis also found a sharp increase in deadly incidents involving children. Stephanie Sy reports the story of two such children linked by gun violence and loss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Efforts to counter China's growing influence draw broad support in Congress

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 3:47


The Biden administration announced it's taking a series of steps to ensure the U.S. had secure access to key products, many of which are manufactured overseas, as the U.S. Senate is poised to pass sweeping bipartisan legislation intended to address competition with Chinese technology. Nick Schifrin joins Stephanie Sy to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Pipeline battle brews in Minnesota between Indigenous tribes and a major oil company

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 7:44


A protracted stand-off between a major oil company and northern Indigenous American tribes intensified this week over the construction of a pipeline in Minnesota. Tara Houska, an attorney, founder of the advocacy organization Giniw Collective and a member of the Couchiching First Nation, joins Stephanie Sy from the construction site where the pipeline is being built. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Remembering the victims of the San Jose mass shooting

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 2:03


The investigation into the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) rail yard shooting that killed 9 people in San Jose, California, continues. The mass shooter's motive remains unclear, but officials have identified the victims. Stephanie Sy takes a moment to remember those lost. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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How ATF's culture of leniency, lack of oversight allows 'wayward' gun shops to stay open

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 6:43


A new investigation by USA Today and The Trace finds that the ATF, the federal body policing the gun industry, is "frequently toothless and conciliatory," goes easy on "wayward dealers" and sometimes allows guns to "flow into the hands of criminals." Stephanie Sy speaks to USA Today's Nick Penzenstadler, one of the lead investigative reporters, about the report and the San Jose mass shooting. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Can Black, Asian Americans move past historical animosity in the interest of solidarity?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 10:07


The recent show of solidarity among Black and Asian American activists belies a fraught history. Can the communities now work side by side? Stephanie Sy explores the question with Tamara Nopper, a sociologist at New York University's Center for Critical Race and Digital Studies, and Brenda Stevenson, a history and African American studies professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Republican Maricopa County official decries the 'big lie' behind third vote audit

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 8:49


An order to audit the 2020 vote by the Republican-controlled state senate in Arizona has been opposed by several members of the county board of supervisors, who say the process has made Arizona a "laughing stock" and it's time to accept the results. Stephanie Sy speaks to Bill Gates, the vice chair of the Maricopa County board of supervisors and one of the signers of that letter, about the matter. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Families faced with death, destruction amid Israeli-Hamas conflict in Gaza

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 4:10


The battle between the Israeli military and Hamas militants has now entered a second week, as calls mount for an immediate cease-fire. So far, the violence has killed more than 200 Palestinians in Gaza, and another 10 people in Israel. That comes as the United Nations estimates more than 38,000 Palestinians have been forced to flee the airstrikes. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders