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February 4, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, the U.S. promises further retaliation for the killing of American troops in Jordan. How upcoming elections in Pakistan and other South Asian countries are testing democracy in the region. After the release of the Epstein files, we examine the challenges in policing sex trafficking. Plus, a new category at the Grammy Awards highlights the global appeal of African music.

February 4, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

26m 44s

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, the U.S. promises further retaliation for the killing of American troops in Jordan. How upcoming elections in Pakistan and other South Asian countries are testing democracy in the region. After the release of the Epstein files, we examine the challenges in policing sex trafficking. Plus, a new category at the Grammy Awards highlights the global appeal of African music.

Previews + Extras

  • News Wrap: U.S. vows more military response in Middle East: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: U.S. vows more military response in Middle East

    S2024 E36 - 3m 21s

    In our news wrap Sunday, U.S. officials say they are not done yet with their military response in the Middle East, another atmospheric river threatens California with flooding and mudslides, Moscow-appointed officials say Ukrainian shelling killed at least 28 people in Russian-occupied Ukraine, El Salvador holds its presidential election, and the president of Namibia has died.

  • Upcoming South Asian elections test democracy in the region: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Upcoming South Asian elections test democracy in the region

    S2024 E36 - 6m 57s

    More than 1 billion people are going to the polls in South Asia this year. In a test of democratic values and human rights in the region, voters will choose leaders in five countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan. Michael Kugelman, director of the Wilson Center’s South Asia Institute, joins John Yang to discuss.

  • Sex trafficking survivors face barriers to seeking justice: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sex trafficking survivors face barriers to seeking justice

    S2024 E36 - 6m 40s

    In January, thousands of court documents were released detailing the late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse and trafficking of teenage girls. It brought new attention to the problem of sex trafficking in the U.S. and why the crime so often goes undetected. Ali Rogin speaks with Megan Cutter, director of the National Human Trafficking Hotline, to learn more.

  • New Grammy category highlights African music’s global appeal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New Grammy category highlights African music’s global appeal

    S2024 E36 - 5m 45s

    From samba to hip hop to reggae, so much of the music we enjoy has African roots. Tonight, for the first time, the Grammy Awards is recognizing music produced in Africa with a category of its own. Stephanie Sy reports for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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