Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 12, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma leaves flooding and more than half of Florida without power as recovery begins. Also: Rep. Mark Meadows on the divisions in the Republican Party, the latest in the Russian election meddling investigation, combating Lyme disease with genetic engineering, retraining coal miners for new careers and Houston's plan to keep pets safe in disasters.

Segments from Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Job training and higher ed put coal miners on a new path
    Coal miners in the heart of Appalachia face unemployment and uncertainty as the expansion of automation and natural gas threatens the industry that’s been an economic bedrock. But a West Virginia nonprofit matches displaced workers to sustainable jobs in agriculture or carpentry while helping them pursue associate degrees. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our series, Rethinking College.
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  • Houston crafts plan for sheltering pets during a crisis
    Thousands of evacuees sought refuge in Houston's convention center during Hurricane Harvey but their pets were not allowed in with them. Now emergency service groups and animal shelters in Houston are taking a step to include animals and pets in disaster planning. Special correspondent Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media reports on Houston’s efforts to mold a new national model.
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  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 12, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma leaves flooding and more than half of Florida without power as recovery begins. Also: Rep. Mark Meadows on the divisions in the Republican Party, the latest in the Russian election meddling investigation, combating Lyme disease with genetic engineering, retraining coal miners for new careers and Houston's plan to keep pets safe in disasters.
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    Local residents look inside a collapsed coastal house after Hurricane Irma passed the area in Vilano Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Wattie/Reuters
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  • News Wrap: North Korea warns U.S. over UN sanctions
    In our news wrap Tuesday, North Korea rejected a new set of U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs that banned exports of textiles and capped imports of crude oil. Pyongyang sent a warning to the U.S. but President Trump played down the vote. Also, the prime minister of Bangladesh visited camps sheltering Rohingya refugees and pressed Myanmar to end the violence against them.
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  • Rep. Meadows: Trump debt ceiling deal was ‘necessary evil’
    President Trump's decision to side with Democrats on the debt ceiling deal frustrated critics on the right, including North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, who was one of 90 House Republicans to vote against a package to fund the government and Hurricane Harvey aid. John Yang talks with Meadows about divisions within the GOP, how the party can get results and what’s on the agenda.
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  • What’s happening in the Russia probe? Here’s what we know
    Although the Russia investigation hasn't been dominating the news in recent days, it’s far from over and even ramping up. Recent developments have revealed tools Russia used to meddle in the election, new information about President Trump's business interests, plus new clues about the direction of the various probes. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin joins William Brangham to recap.
    Original Air Date: September 12, 2017
    Length: 343
  • Is the island of Anguilla getting the Irma aid it needs?
    When Hurricane Irma shattered islands across the Caribbean, one of the hardest hit was Anguilla, where residents in need of food, water, fuel and electricity received the first major delivery of aid from Britain six days after the storm hit. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on how the island is managing and what the disaster says about the island’s relationship to Britain.
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  • Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease?
    Lyme disease has become part of daily life for residents on the rural Massachusetts islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, where the tick population has exploded. Now a scientist at MIT is turning to a different culprit -- infected white-footed mice -- in an attempt to engineer a long-term solution to the problem. Special correspondent Cristina Quinn of WGBH reports.
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    Distinguishing features of the North American Ixodidae family of hard ticks includes their mouthparts, which are visible from the dorsal view, for they are situated anteriorly on the tick’s body, and protrude forward from beneath the scutum. Photo by CDC
  • Florida begins recovery but restoring power poses challenge
    Evacuees across Florida are making their way back home after Hurricane Irma but many must confront the hard work of recovery. Nearly every house in the Keys was impacted and the Jacksonville area remains under water and without power. John Yang is joined by P.J. Tobia, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and David Ovalle of the Miami Herald to learn how Floridians are faring.
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    A woman clears debris from the beach after Hurricane Irma passed the area in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Wattie/Reuters
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