PBS NewsHour full episode, May 18, 2022

From PBS NewsHour.

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.

WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
News Wrap: Omicron variant drives spike in U.S. COVID cases
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73Mezxa3VBU
What the results of recent primary races mean for midterms
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0f6Vh0fBxw
Abortion a key issue in Pennsylvania’s race for governor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cgsz-0RC5Uo
Buffalo massacre highlights how shooters get weapons legally
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uTvFTlddUw
Watchdog report details Taliban takeover in Afghanistan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUAeKLKhIn8
U.S. men’s and women’s national soccer teams get pay equity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2pXgkdQki0
Work of painter Barkley Hendricks chronicled in new exhibit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdvYUp88xWM

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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