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Congress turns its attention to equal pay
Apr 16, 2021

Congress turns its attention to equal pay

The House passed an equal pay measure along party lines. We look at how it would strengthen existing rules on pay discrimination and what Republicans are objecting to. Also, China's GDP growth in the first quarter. Plus, an update on Americans' willingness to get vaccinated. And, the rise in domestic violence during COVID lockdowns.

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More Americans express enthusiasm for COVID-19 vaccine

Apr 16, 2021
Black Americans are the least enthusiastic, which likely reflects a lack of both information and access.
The share of Americans who want a COVID-19 shot right away, or have already been vaccinated, has nearly doubled to over 60% since December.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Pandemic lockdowns fueled domestic violence worldwide, report says

Apr 16, 2021
Pandemic life created conditions for the most severe, even lethal, abuse.
During pandemic lockdowns, many domestic violence victims have been trapped at home with their abusers.
Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images

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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer