News Wrap: Senate passes bipartisan COVID hate crimes bill to protect AAPI community

In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan COVID-19 hate crimes bill, responding to attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The U.S. House of Representatives voted along party lines to grant Washington, D.C. statehood. Internationally, Russia announced its troops are withdrawing from the border with Ukraine — but leaving their heavy weapons in place.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app:
Find more from PBS NewsHour at
Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Follow us:

PBS NewsHour podcasts:

Source: PBS NewsHour

More News

  • Beloved mother, Jeannette school secretary dies of COVID-19
    A Westmoreland County family should be planning for Thanksgiving this week. But instead, they’re planning a funeral. Dana Hall, a secretary in the Jeannette City School District, died of COVID-19. SUBSCRIBE: ABOUT WPXI 11 News: WPXI-TV is […]
  • Covid Cases Plateauing, New Vaccines Join The Fight | Meet The Press | NBC News
    The good news is, Covid cases are plateauing and there are more vaccines coming on line: Johnson and Johnson joining Pfizer and Moderna. But distribution problems are leading to long lines and new strains of the virus have been identified in the U.S.» Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch […]
  • Canada now recommends Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for people over 65
    The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has had a major change to who can get it in Canada. The National Advisory on Immunization committee now says the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective for use for those aged 65 and older. The news comes as several countries around the world have temporarily paused their rollout of […]
  • U.S. Surpasses 250,000 Covid Deaths With Record Hospitalizations | NBC Nightly News
    Experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci urge a uniform approach to combating the coronavirus as more than half the nation implements a mix of new restrictions. Florida continues to reopen and South Dakota has no mask mandate. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • WATCH LIVE: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives coronavirus update — December 18, 2020
    Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: Find more from PBS NewsHour at Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Follow us: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: […]
  • American lab studying new, more contagious COVID-19 strains
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston is studying new variants of the novel coronavirus, which have been found in four U.S. states so far, to determine how effective vaccines are on these mutations. Source: ABC News […]
  • Authorities suspect Russian hack went undetected for 6 months
    Russian agents are suspected of spying on emails and the communications of government officials, and there is fear they might be able to control or manipulate networks in an ongoing attack. Source: ABC News […]
  • M6.5 Monte Cristo Range Earthquake
    Seismic instruments indicate the earthquake originated at a depth of  1.7 miles (2.8 km). The quake occurred as the result of strike slip faulting in the shallow crust of the North America plate. The earthquake struck about 34.7 miles (56 km) west of Tonopah, Nevada, and about 120 miles south east of Carson City, […]
  • Incredible Skill: This Is How Female Marines Train
    Female Marine Recruits Will Train In San Diego For The First Time Ever For the first time ever, female Marine recruits will begin training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego in February, as the branch continues to assess new ways to integrate the genders in training environments. “Beginning Feb. 12, 2021, an […]
  • COVID-19 survivor describes feeling effects 8 months later
    Many who have recovered from COVID-19 say the disease can leave long-lasting effects. One Toronto man who spent 59 days hooked up to a ventilator told Global News he is still suffering effects eight months later. Delroy Noble is one of nearly 400,000 Canadians who have now recovered from COVID-19, but said he suffered […]
  • Biden says US has delivered 200M COVID-19 vaccine shots in just 92 days | FULL
    President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the U.S. has delivered 200 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in the first 200 days of his office. Biden said the original goal was deliver 100 million vaccine shots in the first 100 days of his office, something they completed in only 58 days. The goal of 200 million vaccines […]
  • Congressional Leaders Light The Capitol Christmas Tree | NBC News
    Watch live coverage of Congressional leaders lighting the Capitol Christmas tree in Washington, D.C. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, […]
  • Newly elected GOP Congresswoman Nancy Mace speaks out about unrest on Capitol Hill
    “Rhetoric has real consequences. … These are not protests, this is anarchy and it needs to stop," she said. Source: ABC News […]
  • 20-Year-Old Green Sea Turtle Saved by Group Of Volunteers
    Ask The Doc: Dr. John Torres answers viewers’ weekly questions. Millions of people around the world are celebrating Ramadan. We explain what this holiday is all about. We introduce you to a very resilient sea turtle and the volunteers that saved his life. Plus, Kate the Chemist shares with us an edible science […]
  • COVID-19 relief package deal on horizon
    Congressional leaders say they are close to coming to a deal on COVID relief as cases around the nation soar. Source: ABC News […]
  • Out-of-control Chinese rocket set to crash on Earth this weekend
    The 23-ton piece of equipment is being tracked by the Department of Defense and is expected to reenter the atmosphere this weekend, although its exact trajectory is unknown. Source: ABC News […]
  • Doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine begin to ship Sunday | ABC News
    ABC News Correspondents report on the COVID-19 vaccine beginning to ship following FDA emergency use authorization on "This Week." #ABCNews #ThisWeek #FDA #COVID19 #Vaccine #Pfizer #EmergencyUseAuthorization #EUA Source: ABC News […]
  • Chinese rocket lands in Indian Ocean l GMA
    Debris from the out-of-control piece of space equipment reentered the earth’s atmosphere in pieces on Sunday as it landed near the Maldives. #ABCNews #ChineseRocket #China #Maldives Source: ABC News […]
  • NY congressional Democrats call for Gov. Cuomo’s resignation
    The majority of House Democrats from New York on Friday called on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign from office in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and his handling of Covid-19 deaths at state nursing homes. The New York congressional members had been largely silent as Democratic state lawmakers were […]
  • Watch election hearing get heated
    A hearing on the 2020 election, which included President Trump’s former election security expert Chris Krebs, got heated when lawmakers quarreled over President Trump not accepting the results of the election. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]
  • Meet The Press Broadcast (Full) – December 13th, 2020 | Meet The Press | NBC News
    In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Dr. Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, talks to Chuck Todd about the vaccine rollout. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) talks about negotiations in Congress over a Covid relief bill, during an exclusive interview with Meet the Press. In an exclusive […]
  • Live: Dr. Fauci, CDC Director Walensky Testify At Senate Hearing On Covid-19 Response | NBC News
    Watch live coverage as Dr. Fauci and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky testify at a Senate HELP hearing on the Covid-19 response. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver […]
  • Coronavirus: Canada expects to receive 1 million vaccine doses per week in April | FULL
    Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin discussed on Thursday Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan, saying that the quantity of COVID-19 vaccine doses arriving in Canada is “anticipated to average more than one million doses a week for both currently approved vaccines starting in April.” He said this would signal the transition […]
  • Ask an Alum: Making the Most Out of College
    U.S. News asked alumni from universities across America to reflect on their time in school and share advice on how you can make the most out of your college experience. For more information on finding your dream school, check out the 2020 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings: Source: U.S. […]
  • Medidas para prevenir el COVID-19
    Para prevenir el COVID-19 debe seguir tomando medidas preventivas como las siguientes: mantener la distancia entre usted y los demás, lavarse las manos con frecuencia, ponerse cubiertas para la cara o mascarillas, evitar tocarse los ojos, la nariz y la boca con las manos sin lavar. Es muy importante quedarse en casa […]
  • AMD Radeon R9 290X – Unboxing!
    Geek ➜ Partner with Geek! ➜ Thanks for watching! ————————- ★ GEEK is powered by Freedom! ★ ✖ Geek Website: ✖ Geek Channel: ✖ Geek Backup Channel: ✖ Video […]
  • Coronavirus: Quebec premier thanks residents for following curfew | FULL
    Quebec Premier François Legault said on Monday that he was "truly touched" by Quebecers showing solidarity in following COVID-19 measures, including the recently introduced curfew, even as some protests occurred when it took effect. He went on to express the importance of the measures in terms of protecting […]
  • CNNi: Navalny supporters to regroup after police crackdown
    In recent weeks, Russian authorities have detained around 11,000 people at demonstrations to support Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, according to OVD-Info, an independent site that monitors arrests. CNN speaks with independent Russian journalist Ekaterina Kotrikadze and Navalny ally Vladimir Ashurkov about the future […]
  • Global National: April 28, 2021 | Pressure mounts in Alberta as COVID-19 spreading fast
    On tonight’s top story: There is growing pressure in Alberta to implement stricter health measures as the province hit a record 11.4 per cent positivity rate, variants are spreading fast, hospitals are filling up and now scheduled surgeries are being reduced to accommodate COVID-19 patients. The sudden death of […]
  • Missing Indonesian Submarine Found Broken Into At Least Three Parts | NBC News
    Indonesia’s military says all 53 crew members of a submarine that’s been missing since Wednesday are dead. The submarine sank off the coast of Bali, a massive search and rescue effort was underway but the submarine has now been found broken up on the sea floor.» Subscribe to NBC News: […]
  • “We’re all heartbroken”: Israel holds day of mourning for victims of religious festival stampede
    Israel observed a day of mourning on Sunday for 45 people who died following a stampede at a religious festival, with flags lowered to half-staff and questions raised about accountability for one of the country’s worst civilian disasters. The stampede occurred during the celebrations of Lag BaOmer at Mount […]
  • CNNi: Coup in Myanmar after Aung San Suu Kyi and leaders detained
    Myanmar’s powerful military has taken control of the country in a coup and declared a state of emergency, following the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior government leaders in early morning raids Monday. The country woke up to widespread internet and communications blackouts, closed banks, and […]
  • WATCH LIVE: House lawmakers hear testimony from the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee
    Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: Find more from PBS NewsHour at Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Follow us: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: […]
  • UK teen wakes from 11-month coma with no knowledge of COVID-19 pandemic
    How do you explain the last 11 months to someone who’s been in a coma the whole time? That question is facing Joe Flavill’s family in the U.K., as the 19-year-old begins to wake from a coma that started after he was hit by a car on Mar. 1, 2020. Flavill suffered a traumatic brain injury in the accident and later […]
  • Trump condemns violence at US Capitol, “unprecedented attack on free speech”
    U.S. President Donald Trump addressed Americans in a pre-taped video released via the White House Twitter account immediately after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to bring articles of impeachment against Trump for a second time. “No true supporter of mine could ever endorse political violence,” he said in the […]
  • Coronavirus: BC ‘not quite there’ on easing restrictions, reports 395 cases, 10 deaths | FULL
    New COVID-19 cases in British Columbia dipped below 400 for the first time in more than a week on Thursday, but health officials suggested it will still be sometime before the province eases restrictions. At a live briefing, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry reported 395 cases, along with 10 additional […]
  • Infections and deaths after vaccination
    E mail from CDC to CNN, Breakthrough infections Vaccinated people who become infected = 5,800 About 1 in 13,275 At […]
  • NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – December 22nd, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
    Health experts warn against holiday travel amid surge in Covid cases, Dr. Fauci receives Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, and inside the effort to provide mental health care to migrant families. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 1:43: Travelers Fly Into […]
  • Tesla accepting bitcoin as payment will help normalize cryptocurrency, analysts says
    Tesla said on Monday it had invested about US$1.5 billion in bitcoin and expected to begin accepting payment for its cars and other products with it in the near future, a move analysts say will help normalize cryptocurrency. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is a well-known supporter of bitcoin and has been weighing […]
  • The race for a COVID-19 vaccine
    Drugmakers prepare for emergency FDA approval of vaccines. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: Watch More on LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: […]
  • PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan. 29, 2021
    Friday on the NewsHour, Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses new COVID vaccines and virus variants, President Biden suggests he’s willing to push through a $1.9 trillion aid package without Republicans, a chance encounter reunites one of our correspondents with an asylum seeker she met on one of the world’s most […]
  • Winter weather slows delivery of vaccine doses across US | WNT
    Vaccinations have been postponed or cancelled in at least 40 states due to weather. In other news, Pfizer announced it is testing its vaccine on pregnant women around the world. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: […]
  • Nightly News Full Broadcast (January 9th)
    Former FBI Counterterrorism Director: “It’s not over yet,” President Trump permanently banned from Twitter, and 180 House members sign onto article of impeachment. Source: NBC News […]
  • Trump impeachment: Senate acquits Donald Trump in second trial | FULL
    WARNING: May contain language and violent content not suitable for all viewers. Former U.S. president Donald Trump was acquitted of a charge of incitement of insurrection laid out in a single article of impeachment on Saturday after the Senate failed to reach the required two-thirds majority needed to convict him. […]
  • ABC News Prime: 1/5/2021
  • Covid Hospitalizations Hit Record High On Thanksgiving | NBC Nightly News
    Hospitalizations on Thanksgiving hit a record high for the 17th straight day. Hospitals were already overwhelmed ahead of the holiday, and by next week nearly a quarter could face a staffing shortage. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News […]
  • High disabled and LD deaths
    US Storms Federal vaccination centres open Doses given, 55,792,000 Second dose, 15,192,000 (4.65%) Hospitalizations, 64,535 Past 7 days New daily reported cases, down 23.7% New daily reported deaths, down 7.6% CoViD […]
  • SpaceX launches Falcon Rocket, sending astronauts to ISS
    What to expect when the Falcon Rockets lands on the International Space Station after the 23-hour long mission. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: Watch More on LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK […]
  • SCOTUS Declines To Hear Appeal Of Former West Point Cadet Who Says She Was Raped | NBC News
    The Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a former West Point cadet who said that she was raped at the academy. Justice Clarence Thomas said the court should have taken the case to correct decades of injustices. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: […]
  • Over 100K Albertans sign up for COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday | FULL
    More than 100,000 Albertans aged 30 and older signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, the first day eligibility was expanded. "That is incredibly exciting and I encourage all Albertans to book as soon as they can," chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Thursday afternoon. Alberta […]
  • New coronavirus variant spreading fast in UK, no evidence this strain is deadlier: PM Johnson
    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said the new coronavirus variant is quickly spreading, especially in London, but there’s currently no evidence that suggests this strain is deadlier, or that it affects vaccines and treatments. England’s chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, said that based on preliminary […]
  • Many Asian Americans feel “fog of terror” amid recent attacks
    Racially motivated harassment of Asian Americans is a longstanding issue in the U.S., but in the year since COVID-19 entered the country, incidents have been on the rise. As a result, many Asian Americans feel a “fog of terror,” says Amanda Nguyen, CEO and founder of Rise. “When people walk out the door, they don’t […]
  • CIWS Shooting Practice #PhalanxCIWS
    Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) load ammunition into the close-in weapons system, or CIWS, for operational testing. #Ciws #20mm #Closeinweaponsystem Source: Tech […]
  • USA is Testing Largest Cargo Plane Ever Made
    USA is Testing Largest Cargo Plane Ever Made Cargo aircraft are mostly overlooked by young kids who all want to be fighter pilots when they grow up – but these planes are crucial to the military. Logistics requirements form a huge part of any deployment in times of conflict, with allied operations requiring […]
  • U.S. Health Care Workers Prepare To Receive Covid-19 Vaccine | NBC Nightly News
    Millions of U.S. health care workers are days away from receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. It comes as the nation saw its deadliest week since April.» Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news […]
  • Trump Continues False Claim Of Rigged Election At Georgia Campaign Rally | NBC News NOW
    At a campaign rally in Georgia, President Trump continued making false claims about the presidential election and said he hopes Vice President Pence “comes through for us.” » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of […]
  • WATCH: Rep. Raskin reads statement alleging Trump expressed sympathy for Capitol rioters
    Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., read a statement released Friday night by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., who recounted a phone call relayed to her by Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., during which former President Donald Trump allegedly expressed sympathy for the violent mob that stormed […]
  • Making HERstory: New Class of Eagle Scouts
    Meet some of the young women in the first class of nearly 1,000 female Eagle Scouts! ABC’s Will Ganss reports. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: Watch More on LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: Source: ABC […]
  • Will GCSE and A-Level exams be cancelled across UK after Wales’ decision?
    Wales has cancelled all GCSE and A-level exams, in favour of teacher assessments which will be done in the classroom. (Subscribe: Scotland has already cancelled its National 5 exams, the equivalent to GCSEs, but A-level pupils will be allowed to sit exams. There is now pressure on […]
  • Jim Acosta tears into debunked Fox News ‘nothingburger’
    Fox News issued a correction after its anchors claimed that President Joe Biden is trying to require Americans to sharply reduce their consumption of red meat. CNN’s Jim Acosta tears into that and other falsehoods reported across conservative media about the Biden administration. #CNN #News Source: CNN […]

Breaking News