Friday on the NewsHour, thousands of flights are canceled on Christmas Eve as the omicron variant leads to airline staffing shortages. Also, NASA prepares to launch a telescope capable of seeing farther into the known universe than ever before, and David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart weigh in on the Democrat’s legislative setbacks and President Biden’s pandemic response.
WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
COVID-19 continues to spread misery, upending holiday plans
News Wrap: Storm system causes evacuations in western U.S.
Why a judge rejected a $4.5 billion settlement with Sacklers
NASA telescope poised to launch new golden age of astronomy
The barriers to reentering society after prison
Brooks and Capehart on President Biden’s pandemic response
How the pandemic helped bring artistic dreams to life
U.S. service members perform ‘Feliz Navidad’
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