• Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Afghanistan exit, COVID-19

    Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Afghanistan exit, COVID-19

    Aug 30, 2021 10:30 PM EDT

    (LAUGHTER) Tamara Keith: Sorry. Yamiche Alcindor: But, Amy, I'm going to give you the last word. Is there anything, quickly, you can say about COVID and this agenda that wasn't? Amy Walter: That wasn't. This was the recess that members of Congress were supposed to go ...

  • Houses are getting scooped up before they're listed. It's shutting people out of homeownership

    Houses are getting scooped up before they're listed. It's shutting people out of homeownership

    Aug 11, 2021 12:37 AM EDT

    ... of low income people have been living with this for a very, very long time,” U.S. Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge told PBS NewsHour’s Yamiche Alcindor on Monday when asked about the disparities in Black ownership and wealth that have worsened during the pandemic. Fudge spoke about steps the ...

  • Biden in reach of key legislative priority as Senate backs bipartisan infrastructure bill

    Biden in reach of key legislative priority as Senate backs bipartisan infrastructure bill

    Aug 10, 2021 10:50 PM EDT

    ... President Biden says he has full confidence in Speaker Pelosi's approach, so that tells you without saying particularly that the White House says, yes, both these bills need to be working in tandem.William Brangham: Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins, thank you both so much. Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks so much.

  • How the Biden administration is addressing mounting housing insecurity

    How the Biden administration is addressing mounting housing insecurity

    Aug 09, 2021 10:35 PM EDT

    ... but this is the opportunity to get paid back. And so I would be hopeful that they would want to keep people in their homes. Yamiche Alcindor: Black people and people of color have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and have faced dire economic struggles. What's your plan ...

  • Nationwide restrictions on ballot box access raise alarms for democracy advocates

    Nationwide restrictions on ballot box access raise alarms for democracy advocates

    Aug 05, 2021 10:25 PM EDT

    ... the issues. We can't separate the issues. They must be together. Democrats must have a -- bring their caucus together to block this nonconstitutional filibuster. Yamiche Alcindor: In the 10 seconds we have left, I just want to ask you, Representative Turner, where do you see this going? What is ...

  • U.S. plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travelers

    U.S. plans to require COVID-19 shots for foreign travelers

    Aug 05, 2021 12:23 AM EDT

    ... COVID-19 to enter the U.S. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity to preview the policy under development. The PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor also confirmed the plans with a White House official. The Biden administration has kept in place travel restrictions that have severely curtailed international ...

  • Why the evictions ban was allowed to expire and what's next for vulnerable renters

    Why the evictions ban was allowed to expire and what's next for vulnerable renters

    Aug 02, 2021 10:55 PM EDT

    ... that is where some people feel as though the White House is scapegoating, shifting the blame here, shifting responsibility. The White House, though, is underscoring they're doing all that they can. Judy Woodruff All right, Yamiche Alcindor on this fast-moving story, thank you very much. Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks.

  • Minorities struggle for headway in the legal weed business

    Minorities struggle for headway in the legal weed business

    Jul 31, 2021 08:10 PM EDT

    ... the municipalities this level of control. Kira Kay: If anyone’s story demonstrates the potentially crippling impact of host community agreements, it is Chauncey Spencer.   Yamiche Alcindor: This is huge!  Chauncey Spencer: Oh, this is only a small portion of it.    Kira Kay: NewsHour met him two years ago, at ...

  • Partisan attacks over mask mandates, vaccines underscore deep divide over COVID

    Partisan attacks over mask mandates, vaccines underscore deep divide over COVID

    Jul 29, 2021 10:55 PM EDT

    ... already done everything they were asked to do. They were told to be vaccinated. They wouldn't have to wear a mask. Yamiche Alcindor: Partisan attacks underscore just how deeply divided the country remains, as the nation scrambles to contain the virus. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor.

  • Simone Biles embodies both the aspirations and struggles of Black America

    Simone Biles embodies both the aspirations and struggles of Black America

    Jul 28, 2021 10:35 PM EDT

    ... to actually making real progress here, and getting past the stigma of talking about mental health or mental health itself as some kind of weakness. Yamiche Alcindor: And, Harry, in the 30 seconds we have left here, talk a bit about that generational difference. Kavitha really did talk about this ...