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HomeVideoPBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 31, 2021

PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 31, 2021

Tuesday on the Newshour, President Joe Biden defends the U.S. exit as the Taliban celebrate their return to power in Afghanistan. Then, recovery efforts begin in the wake of Hurricane Ida as more than a million Americans remain without power. And, how naturally dissolving pacemakers present a potential breakthrough in the treatment of heart surgery patients.

Biden defends Afghanistan exit as Taliban celebrates it

Millions in Louisiana face heat, loss of power after Ida

Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish struggles with rescue resources

Sen. Cassidy on Hurricane Ida, infrastructure investment

News Wrap: Caldor Fire prompts mass evacuation by Lake Tahoe

UN says Taliban cooperating with aid workers

‘The Afghanistan Papers’ shows U.S.’s shaky Afghanistan plan

Dissolvable pacemaker could make heart surgery less invasive

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