PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 24, 2021

Tuesday on the NewsHour, evacuations in Afghanistan accelerate and pressure builds to extend the deadline for U.S. withdrawal as looming Taliban rule continues to spread fear. Then, moderate Democrats face off with the party’s progressives, potentially dooming a critical infrastructure bill. And, Haiti languishes in the aftermath of a major earthquake and faces increasingly dire food shortages.

Does the U.S. have any leverage with the Taliban?

An Afghan activist on how the world can help women like her

News Wrap: White House urges businesses to mandate vaccines

Why moderate Dems opposed Pelosi on major spending bills

Health workers face ‘indescribable’ exhaustion amid pandemic

Earthquake survivors in Haiti get delayed medical attention

Lessons from Bill Pinkney’s historic solo global sail

A Brief But Spectacular take on embracing refugees 

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