July 29, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode
Thursday on the NewsHour, a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases prompts authorities nationwide to push harder for masking and vaccinations. Then, U.S. gymnast Sunisa Lee wins gold in the gymnastics all-around in a historic first amid resistance to the games in Japan. And, new laws allowing the killing of gray wolves to protect livestock in several states spark outcries from conservationists.
Correction: In the news summary, NewsHour stated that Hmong Americans are Americans of Laotian descent. The Hmong people are an ethnic group from several countries in Asia, mainly Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and South China. The NewsHour regrets the error.