PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Military suicides up 20 percent over last year

Clip: 09/28/2020 | 5m 25s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Monday, suicides in the U.S. military are up 20 percent this year over last year. Air Force and Army officials say the stress of COVID-19 and isolation may be partly to blame, and the Army says it is considering shortening combat deployments in response. Also, demonstrations in Belarus are continuing, with protesters saying President Alexander Lukashenko rigged his reelection.

Aired: 09/28/20

Rating: NR

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