Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

JUDY WOODRUFF: The toll from the coronavirus is edging up tonight across the United States. So far, there are six known deaths, all in Washington state, but there are fears the virus is considerably more widespread than previously known. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage LISA DESJARDINS: In the greater Seattle area, health officials now question […]

With novel coronavirus deaths rising, health officials face grilling on Capitol Hill

JUDY WOODRUFF: The coronavirus outbreak has claimed more American lives and more American wealth. The death toll reached nine today, with more than 100 diagnosed cases nationwide. And as economic damage spread, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced that the Central Bank is cutting a key interest rate by half-a-point. JEROME POWELL, Federal Reserve Chairman: […]

This Bicycle Helmet Can Fit in a Water Bottle – Park & Diamond

(inspiring music) – [Interviewer] What would it mean to you to win? – Whew Okay, alright, to win would be not to sound over dramatic, but it would certainly be life-changing. Not only the resources that would come with this and the contacts that would come with it, but the encouragement of knowing that you’re, […]

Bernie Sanders on Iran, health care and Democratic electability

JUDY WOODRUFF: Democratic presidential candidates have been speaking about Iran as they seek to contrast their foreign policy visions against that of the current commander in chief. In New York City, former Vice President Joe Biden said President Trump’s decision to strike out at Qasem Soleimani was dangerously incompetent. JOSEPH BIDEN (D), Presidential Candidate: So […]

Sick Venezuelans struggle to survive amid crumbling health system, lack of care

JUDY WOODRUFF: We now return to our series Inside Venezuela. The South American country is in the midst of a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis. And under that weight, its health care system is collapsing. With support from the Pulitzer Center, special correspondent Marcia Biggs went undercover to film this report. And a warning: This […]

How U.S. health officials are responding to the threat of novel coronavirus

JUDY WOODRUFF: And now back to our top story: more questions today about the fate of Americans aboard two cruise ships caught up in the global coronavirus crisis. Amna Nawaz has the latest. AMNA NAWAZ: This is not how Cheryl and Paul Molesky envisioned their cruise vacation. CHERYL MOLESKY, QUARANTINED Passenger: We have been in […]

The ACA is now embedded in U.S. health care — and its legality is still in question

JOHN YANG: Since its creation, there has been no letup in the fight over Obamacare. As William Brangham reports, a federal appeals court has likely ensured it will be an issue in the 2020 campaign and beyond. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: That’s right, John. A federal appeals court struck down the individual insurance mandate. It was a […]

Run the Jewels | Austin City Limits (Full Episode) EXPLICIT

– [Announcer] Austin City Limits presents our rare hip hop hour with Run The Jewels. ♪ A wise man once said, We all dead, fuck it ♪ ♪ Just spit it disgusting youngin’ ♪ ♪ And hold your nuts while you’re gunnin’ ♪ ♪ I listened, tatted a sentence on my dick last summer ♪ […]

The Science of Marathon Running

[MUSIC] In 490 BC a Greek messenger named Pheidippides ran from the Greek town of Marathon to the capital Athens to deliver a message that the Greek army had just beaten back the Persians, and the distance between those two towns is 26.2 miles, and that’s the origin of the modern sporting event that we […]

Ambitious Louisville study seeks to understand impact of trees on our health

JUDY WOODRUFF: As we know, trees can add beauty and a sense of serenity to a neighborhood. But, as John Yang discovered, researchers have launched an ambitious project in Louisville, Kentucky, to see if greenery can also improve public health. JOHN YANG: On a crisp morning in South Louisville, a 20-foot evergreen is deployed into […]