The Heat

April 28, 2021

The Heat: COVID-19 crisis in India

Heartbreak in India, as the second wave of COVID-19 devastates the country. Oxygen supplies are running out, and hospitals are overwhelmed with patients. How the international community is stepping up to help.

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April 17, 2021

The Heat: U.S.-Asia issues

Talks on climate change take center stage, as China’s President Xi Jinping pledges greater cooperation with France and Germany to tackle the effects of global warming.

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April 16, 2021

The Heat: Fukushima Waste Water

Controversy in Japan as the government announces plans to release treated radioactive water into the ocean from the site of one of the world’s biggest nuclear disasters.

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April 14, 2021

The Heat: Rise in anti-Asian attacks

An elderly man is slammed to the ground on a city street. It’s another shocking example of Asian-Americans being targeted across the United States.
What’s behind the attacks and what’s being done to stop them?

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April 8, 2021

The Heat: Vaccine inequality and Brazil battles COVID-19

Vaccinations are ramping up in the U.S., but President Joe Biden warns the country is still in a war against COVID-19. Meanwhile, in Brazil, hospitals and morgues are being stretched to the limit, and the prognosis for other low-income countries is similarly grim, as vaccine distribution continues to be a major challenge.

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April 6, 2021

The Heat: Race and police violence in the U.S.

The trial of the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd and sparking a racial reckoning in the United States enters its second week. We will take a look at relations between police and communities of color.

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March 25, 2021

The Heat: Israel Elections

Talks with potential partners have already begun as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears short of victory in the latest Israeli election.

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March 23, 2021

The Heat: U.S. politics

Thousands of migrants are arriving at the U.S. southern border, in what some are calling a crisis. We will take a look at the situation there, the COVID-19 pandemic and also at the Biden administration’s foreign policy.

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