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PBS NewsHour full episode, May 18, 2022

Wednesday on the NewsHour, consequential general election matchups are set as candidates endorsed by former President Trump have mixed results. Then, the massacre in Buffalo highlights the ongoing issue of mass shooters obtaining their weapons legally. Plus, a new report details the many security failings that led to the rapid collapse of the Afghan security forces.

News Wrap: Omicron variant drives spike in U.S. COVID cases

What the results of recent primary races mean for midterms

Abortion a key issue in Pennsylvania’s race for governor
Buffalo massacre highlights how shooters get weapons legally

Watchdog report details Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

U.S. men’s and women’s national soccer teams get pay equity

Work of painter Barkley Hendricks chronicled in new exhibit

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00:00 – Introduction
02:59 – News Wrap
08:07 – Vote 2022
19:31 – Abortion on the Ballot
29:14 – Guns in America
36:27 – Taliban Takeover
43:31 – Leveling the Field
48:59 – Mechanical Sketchbook