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May 21, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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May 21, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Episodes

  • May 19, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 19, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E141 - 26m 45s

    Sunday on PBS News Weekend, the Supreme Court's credibility is called into question after a photo emerged of a “Stop the Steal” flag outside Justice Alito’s home. Then, we look at the potential long-term effects of Lyme disease and what more can be done to treat the illness. Plus, a new book examines how the reversal of Roe v. Wade has reshaped American life.

  • May 18, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 18, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E140 - 26m 45s

    Saturday on PBS News Weekend, with nearly 115,000 people waiting for a new organ in the U.S., we look at what can be done to improve the transplant system. Then, why students and teachers are pushing for climate change to be taught in schools. Plus, we examine what’s behind the recent popularity of Japanese comics and animations in America.

  • May 17, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 17, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

    S2024 E139 - 56m 46s

    Friday on the NewsHour, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 40,000 for the first time as the overall stock market reaches historic highs. We take a closer look at the governor of Texas pardoning an ex-Army sergeant convicted of killing an armed Black Lives Matter protester. Plus, we speak with a Methodist pastor about the major shift within the church.

  • May 16, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 16, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

    S2024 E138 - 57m 46s

    Thursday on the NewsHour, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen returns to the witness stand in the former president's hush money trial. The top humanitarian official for the United Nations looks at current crises and his career helping manage global calamities. Plus, a three-year-old with a rare medical disorder stuck in Gaza and the American families working to evacuate her for treatment.

  • May 12, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 12, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E134 - 26m 45s

    Sunday on PBS News Weekend, why millions of Americans are using apps to get paid between paychecks. Then, a new film documents the toll Russia’s invasion has taken on animals in Ukraine. Plus, what motherhood means to people with children, without children and those somewhere in between.

  • May 11, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 11, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E133 - 26m 45s

    Saturday on PBS News Weekend, an epidemiologist shares the latest updates about new COVID variants and a bird flu outbreak among cows. Then, why being around younger people is helping some older Americans stay healthier and happier. Plus, the hidden history of a photographer who captured the daily lives, struggles and contributions of Asian Americans.

Extras and Features

  • Cohen testifies for 3rd day in Trump hush money trial: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cohen testifies for 3rd day in Trump hush money trial

    S2024 E138 - 4m 43s

    Former President Trump's one-time lawyer, Michael Cohen, spent his third day on the stand Thursday in a Manhattan courthouse. Cohen is now the key witness in the case against his former boss, and he again faced hours of scrutiny over many lies and misstatements he’s made. William Brangham was in the courtroom reports on the latest.

  • ER doctor reflects on treating trauma, preventing violence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ER doctor reflects on treating trauma, preventing violence

    S2024 E138 - 5m 58s

    A new book offers a firsthand look at the root causes and potential solutions to a critical issue plaguing communities across the country, violent crime. Dr. Rob Gore created a prevention program to keep young people from acts of violence. He sat down with Geoff Bennett to discuss his book, “Treating Violence: An Emergency Room Doctor Takes on a Deadly American Epidemic.”

  • Biden blocks GOP access to special counsel interview audio: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden blocks GOP access to special counsel interview audio

    S2024 E138 - 3m 49s

    President Biden used executive privilege to deny House Republicans access to audio from his interview with special counsel Robert Hur. The October 2023 interview centered on the president’s handling of classified documents. Republicans requested the audio and planned to hold Attorney General Garland in contempt of Congress for failing to provide it. Amna Nawaz discussed more with Carrie Johnson.

  • Music group spreads Mandela’s message of reconciliation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Music group spreads Mandela’s message of reconciliation

    S2024 E137 - 6m 23s

    South Africa is celebrating 30 years since apartheid ended and Nelson Mandela became the nation’s first Black president. In the U.S., a South African musical group is spreading Mandela’s message of racial reconciliation and healing while reminding us that the fight for equality in both nations is far from over. Special correspondent Megan Thompson reports for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • News Wrap: Slovakia's PM shot in assassination attempt: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Slovakia's PM shot in assassination attempt

    S2024 E137 - 5m 44s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, Slovakia's prime minister was shot multiple times today in an assassination attempt, the Supreme Court ordered Louisiana to hold congressional elections this year using a House map with a second mostly-Black district, the number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. fell last year and Congress has passed a broad aviation bill aimed at increasing air safety.

  • Zelenskyy pleads for support amid Russian offensive: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Zelenskyy pleads for support amid Russian offensive

    S2024 E137 - 4m 24s

    Ukrainian troops fell back to defensive lines amid one of Russia’s largest offensives since the beginning of the full-scale invasion more than two years ago. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has postponed all foreign travel, and U.S. Secretary of State Blinken announced new weapons deliveries while visiting Ukraine. But as Nick Schifrin reports, in Kharkiv, the front is fragile.

  • Understanding the politically diverse Latino community: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Understanding the politically diverse Latino community

    S2024 E137 - 8m 38s

    Latino Americans make up nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population and will be a critical constituency for both Republicans and Democrats in swing states. But the idea of Latinos voting as a bloc betrays the diversity of history, culture and perspectives within that community which may also help strengthen it against polarization. Judy Woodruff reports, for her series, America at a Crossroads.

  • Israel defense minister criticizes Netanyahu's Gaza strategy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israel defense minister criticizes Netanyahu's Gaza strategy

    S2024 E137 - 5m 53s

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pushed back against criticism of his Gaza strategy from within his own government. Israel's defense minister accused Netanyahu of “indecision” and leading Israel down a “dangerous course.” The public infighting comes as the Biden administration said Israel did not have a political plan for what’s next in Gaza. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • Scientists concerned about transmission of bird flu to cows: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scientists concerned about transmission of bird flu to cows

    S2024 E137 - 7m 47s

    The outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. has alarmed researchers and prompted new efforts to track the virus that’s already killed millions of birds from Europe to Antarctica. As H5N1 continues to jump into mammals, many scientists are concerned that we’re not watching closely enough as this virus spreads. William Brangham reports. A warning: This story contains scenes of animals in distress.

  • Democratic and GOP strategists on Biden-Trump debate plans: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Democratic and GOP strategists on Biden-Trump debate plans

    S2024 E137 - 8m 29s

    President Biden and former President Trump have agreed to debate, one-on-one, but without the involvement of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which has run those debates since 1988. CNN and ABC will host the events in June and September, respectively. Amna Nawaz discussed more with Republican strategist Kevin Madden and Democratic strategist Faiz Shakir.

  • Inflation cools but prices still dominate view of economy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Inflation cools but prices still dominate view of economy

    S2024 E137 - 4m 23s

    Inflation cooled somewhat in April, according to new numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The consumer price index rose at an annual rate of 3.4 percent, in line with expectations. But overall, inflation hasn't yet come down quite to the levels that many people have been hoping for. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

  • A look at the Kendrick Lamar-Drake feud and its implications: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A look at the Kendrick Lamar-Drake feud and its implications

    S2024 E136 - 6m 47s

    They are two of the biggest names in hip hop, Kendrick Lamar and Drake, and they're locked in a rap battle that's capturing global attention and having a big impact on the music industry. Amna Nawaz discussed this feud and its implications with Sidney Madden of NPR. It's part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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    May 23

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    Thursday
    May 23

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Thursday
    May 23

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Thursday
    May 23

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Thursday
    May 23

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Thursday
    May 23

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Friday
    May 24

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Friday
    May 24

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Friday
    May 24

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    May 24

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Friday
    May 24

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Friday
    May 24

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Friday
    May 24

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Saturday
    May 25

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Saturday
    May 25

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Saturday
    May 25

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Monday
    May 27

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Monday
    May 27

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Monday
    May 27

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    May 27

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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