Thursday on the NewsHour, the Taliban respond to protests by forcefully quashing dissent, limiting airport access for Afghans seeking to flee. Then, COVID-19 hospitalizations skyrocket in the southern U.S., overwhelming already strained intensive care units as the delta variant spreads. And, over 35000 people are forced to evacuate in California as crews struggle to contain rapidly growing blazes.
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Afghans crossing Taliban checkpoints to airport recall abuse
A national security official on evacuating at-risk Afghans
What went wrong in the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan?
News Wrap: Man behind Capitol bomb threat surrenders
Texas doctor urges vaccines amid ‘dire shortage’ of ICU beds
California fire official warns of more fires to come
A Brief But Spectacular take on communicating through dance
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