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May 26, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, a science advocacy group says one of the world’s biggest meat and poultry producers is pouring pollutants into U.S. waterways. Then, how the federal government’s food assistance program isn’t keeping up with rising prices at grocery stores. Plus, Grammy-winning teacher Annie Ray discusses her inclusive approach to music education.

May 26, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

26m 45s

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, a science advocacy group says one of the world’s biggest meat and poultry producers is pouring pollutants into U.S. waterways. Then, how the federal government’s food assistance program isn’t keeping up with rising prices at grocery stores. Plus, Grammy-winning teacher Annie Ray discusses her inclusive approach to music education.

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  • News Wrap: Heavy central U.S. storms kill 14, delay Indy 500: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Heavy central U.S. storms kill 14, delay Indy 500

    S2024 E148 - 3m 20s

    In our news wrap Sunday, powerful storms killed at least 14 people across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas and delayed the start of the Indy 500, Israel and Hamas exchanged fire across Gaza’s border, at least 123 people died in intensified fighting in Sudan, the UN estimates more than 670 people are buried beneath Papua New Guinea’s massive landslide, and composer Richard Sherman died at age 95.

  • Tyson Foods is polluting U.S. waterways, report says: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tyson Foods is polluting U.S. waterways, report says

    S2024 E148 - 5m 46s

    Tyson Foods is one of the world’s biggest meat and poultry producers. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, it’s also a major polluter in the United States. A new report from the group says Tyson plants dumped more than 371 million pounds of pollutants into U.S. waterways between 2018 and 2022. John Yang speaks with UCS research director Stacy Woods about the report’s findings.

  • Why SNAP benefits aren’t keeping up with rising food costs: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why SNAP benefits aren’t keeping up with rising food costs

    S2024 E148 - 6m 43s

    The five-year farm bill is working its way through Congress, and one major sticking point this year is funding for the federal program that helps low-income people buy food. An analysis by the Urban Institute found that SNAP benefits in 2023 did not cover the rising cost of groceries in 98 percent of U.S. counties. Ali Rogin speaks with Urban Institute senior fellow Elaine Waxman to learn more.

  • Grammy-winning teacher Annie Ray on music education for all: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Grammy-winning teacher Annie Ray on music education for all

    S2024 E148 - 7m 27s

    The end of the school year often means year-end concerts for student orchestras and choirs. For high school music educator Annie Ray, it’s time to look back on a busy year that included a Grammy award and look ahead at her vision of what education should be. Ali Rogin sits down with Ray for the latest installment of our “Weekend Spotlight” series.

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