• What exactly is Congress doing on infrastructure?

    What exactly is Congress doing on infrastructure?

    Jun 16, 2021 10:40 PM EDT

    Lisa Desjardins: Finally, one other big category, structures around work and family, like childcare. Again, Democrats feel strongly. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI): Just ask a working mom if childcare is a part of her family's infrastructure. Lisa Desjardins: Specifically, Democrats want to build more childcare centers, enable preschool ...

  • How did the stimulus checks impact everyday Americans?

    How did the stimulus checks impact everyday Americans?

    Jun 05, 2021 09:23 PM EDT

    ... of impact it had on people? Luke Shaefer: Well, after COVID hit the federal government, the Census Bureau started a monthly survey where they'd just ask Americans how they're doing with things like putting food on the table and paying their essential expenses. And so we were curious ...

  • White House plans to donate 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses internationally

    White House plans to donate 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses internationally

    Jun 03, 2021 10:50 PM EDT

    ... is the (AUDIO GAP) Nick Schifrin: I think there's an acknowledgment, of course, that the U.S. needs to be vaccinated. But let me just ask you about Europe, for an example. The European Union has exported more than 160 million doses of vaccine. That's actually more than ...

  • The 'enormous' pressures of professional sports and its toll on players' mental health

    The 'enormous' pressures of professional sports and its toll on players' mental health

    Jun 01, 2021 10:30 PM EDT

    ... with this individually, they go to Wimbledon. Then they consult with the U.S. Open. Then they consult with Tennis Australia. And now it looks like you have got this entire industry ganging up on a 23-year-old. Amna Nawaz: Howard, let me just ask you, what about that?

  • Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Liz Cheney, Trump and the GOP

    Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Liz Cheney, Trump and the GOP

    May 10, 2021 10:30 PM EDT

    ... Just ask Adam Kinzinger and Mitt Romney and the late John McCain and everyone else that former President Trump has gone after. So, if they just don't talk about it, if Republicans can -- whether they agree with the big lie or not, whether they -- if they can just move ...

  • Warren: Latest jobs report shows the need for universal child care

    Warren: Latest jobs report shows the need for universal child care

    May 07, 2021 10:40 PM EDT

    ... is. It's basic infrastructure. We want people to go to work, we need universal childcare. Judy Woodruff: A number of things I want to ask you about, Senator, but let me just ask you overall. Put your professor's hat on. What grade would you give President Biden for ...

  • 'Abandoned by everyone else,' neighbors are banding together during the pandemic

    'Abandoned by everyone else,' neighbors are banding together during the pandemic

    Apr 05, 2021 04:34 PM EDT

    ... her area, organizer Rosario Lopez’s goal was to make everything as accessible as possible, so when someone comes to the pantry, Lopez says they don’t ask for an ID. “We just ask them, ‘What is your family size?’” she said, “That's enough for them to get help.”

  • Sen. Gillibrand: sexual assault in military an ‘epidemic’ that’s getting worse

    Sen. Gillibrand: sexual assault in military an ‘epidemic’ that’s getting worse

    Mar 24, 2021 10:40 PM EDT

    ... are going to trial is going down, and the percentage of cases ending in conviction is also going down. Judy Woodruff: And, Senator, let me just ask you quickly about solutions. Today, the Pentagon announced the members of this independent review commission they're creating. We also have just heard ...

  • Rarely portrayed in popular culture, 'Minari' follows story of a Korean American family

    Rarely portrayed in popular culture, 'Minari' follows story of a Korean American family

    Mar 15, 2021 10:25 PM EDT

    ... director Chung on the role. Youn Yuh-Jung: I'm sure he had a vivid memory of grandmother. So should I imitate her, or -- I asked him. And he said no, no, no, no, you just play yourself. It's fine with me. So, we -- actually, we created that character ...

  • Black women were vital to the Black church. Here are 2 stories

    Black women were vital to the Black church. Here are 2 stories

    Feb 12, 2021 11:25 PM EDT

    ... Martin Luther King was experiencing despair, those long, dark nights of the soul, that he would call Mahalia Jackson -- he would wake her up -- and just ask her to sing, ‘I'm going to walk in Jerusalem, talk in Jerusalem,’ one of her classic songs, and this would lift his ...