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PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb. 18, 2021

Thursday on the NewsHour, the winter storm gripping much of the country leaves many without power and hits Texas especially hard, COVID-19 causes a sharp decrease in average life expectancy in the U.S. but an even larger drop for communities of color, and an increasing focus on college education and a disdain for manual labor create a serious dearth of skilled tradespeople.

Storm surge shines a spotlight on disparities in the U.S.

News Wrap: Democrat’s new bill offers path to citizenship

COVID causes life expectancies drop in communities of color

South Africa battles to contain a mutant strain of COVID-19 

South Carolina places stringent restrictions on abortions

NASA rover lands on Mars, resuming search for signs of life

How stigmas create a dearth of skilled tradespeople

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