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PBS NewsHour

Maryland reckons with a violent, racist past

More than 6,500 Black people were lynched in America between the end of the civil war in 1865 and 1950. These murders were carried out not only in the deep South, but in states like Maryland, which is now the first state in the nation to come to terms with its history of racial terror by starting a truth and reconciliation process. Brian Palmer reports.

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January 23, 2022 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
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January 23, 2022

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.
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January 22, 2022 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
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January 22, 2022

One year into Biden's term, how is the president faring with the public and his own party?
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January 21, 2022

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.
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January 20, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode
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January 20, 2022

Thursday on the NewsHour, a look at what's gone well, and what hasn't over the past 365 days of the Biden administration.
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January 19, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode
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January 19, 2022

President Joe Biden defends his government's track record amid worsening approval ratings and a host of setbacks one year after his inauguration.
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January 18, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode
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January 18, 2022

The U.S. Senate begins debate on voting rights but Republicans unanimously oppose the legislation and efforts to allow a simple majority to rule.
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January 17, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode
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January 17, 2022

Monday on the NewsHour, as the nation honors Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader's son makes the case for why Congress should pass new federal voting legislation.
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January 16, 2022 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
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January 16, 2022

All hostages are safe after the hours-long standoff at a Texas synagogue, eastern and southern states face a powerful winter storm, and more.
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