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February 18, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, we look at why eating disorders are affecting more and more adolescent boys. Then, what the Biden administration is doing to tackle hidden fees that are hitting low-income families the hardest. Plus, the often misunderstood legacy of the Black Panther Party and its influence on today’s struggle for civil rights.

Why eating disorders are affecting more adolescent boys

5m 27s

For years, eating disorders were thought to predominantly affect women and girls. But it’s estimated that 1 in 3 people with the condition is male, and that 10 million American boys and men will struggle with it at some point in their lives. John Yang speaks with Dr. Jason Nagata, a pediatrician specializing in eating disorders at the University of California, San Francisco, to learn more.

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  • How the Biden administration aims to take down junk fees: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the Biden administration aims to take down junk fees

    S2024 E50 - 4m 48s

    The Biden administration has proposed new regulations to tackle junk fees, those hidden or misleading charges that boost the cost of things like concert tickets, hotel rooms and even bank accounts by tens of billions of dollars per year. Cora Lewis, a business reporter for the Associated Press, joins Ali Rogin to discuss.

  • The often misunderstood legacy of the Black Panther Party: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The often misunderstood legacy of the Black Panther Party

    S2024 E50 - 9m 26s

    In the 1960s civil rights movement, some concluded that non-violence and the focus on integration had failed — their cry was “Black Power” rather than “We Shall Overcome.” One of the most prominent of these groups was the Black Panther Party, and it was also perhaps one of the most misunderstood and vilified by the white establishment. We take a closer look for our “Hidden Histories” series.

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