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May 28, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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May 28, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Episodes

  • May 26, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 26, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E148 - 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.

  • May 25, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 25, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E147 - 26m 45s

    Saturday on PBS News Weekend, how the lasting effects of George Floyd’s death continue to shape the city of Minneapolis four years later. Then, a front-line report as depleted Ukrainian forces struggle to contain Russia’s advances. Plus, the hidden history of Anna May Wong, considered to be the first Asian American movie star, and her struggles with Hollywood’s racism.

  • May 23, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 23, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

    S2024 E145 - 56m 44s

    Thursday on the NewsHour, the White House considers allowing Ukraine to use American-supplied weapons to strike inside Russia. The Justice Department sues Ticketmaster and Live Nation, accusing the companies of blocking competition. Plus, the Supreme Court rejects a claim of racial gerrymandering in South Carolina, raising questions about future judgments on race and representation.

  • 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.

Extras and Features

  • News Wrap: Ship cleared from Baltimore bridge collapse scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Ship cleared from Baltimore bridge collapse scene

    S2024 E142 - 5m 46s

    In our news wrap Monday, the ship that caused the deadly bridge collapse in Baltimore was removed from the scene, wind and hail battered large parts of Oklahoma and Kansas, Defense Secretary Austin is vowing to keep the flow of weapons moving to Ukraine as Russia intensifies its attacks and a British court has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can challenge his extradition to the U.S.

  • Rapid AI advancements spark wonder and concern: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rapid AI advancements spark wonder and concern

    S2024 E142 - 7m 10s

    Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence continue as companies roll out new products sparking wonder and concern. OpenAI unveiled its next-generation chatbot, GPT-4o, which can respond to voice, text and visual commands in real-time. Google also unveiled a new AI-powered search function. Amna Nawaz discussed these developments with Nilay Patel of The Verge and the Decoder podcast.

  • ICC seeks war crimes charges for Israeli and Hamas leaders: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ICC seeks war crimes charges for Israeli and Hamas leaders

    S2024 E142 - 2m 58s

    In an unprecedented announcement, the International Criminal Court said it was seeking warrants to arrest the leaders of Hamas and the elected leadership of Israel on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. President Biden called it “outrageous” and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu called it “blood libel.” But prosecutor Karim Khan defended his decision. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • Deaths leave Iran without key leadership at crucial moment: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Deaths leave Iran without key leadership at crucial moment

    S2024 E142 - 9m 15s

    The deaths of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country's foreign minister left the Islamic Republic without two key leaders as extraordinary tensions grip the wider Middle East. The deaths mark yet another blow to a country beset by pressures at home and abroad. Reza Sayah reports from Tehran and Amna Nawaz discusses what this means for Iran’s future with Suzanne Maloney.

  • ‘Stop the Steal’ flag at Alito’s home raises concerns: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ‘Stop the Steal’ flag at Alito’s home raises concerns

    S2024 E141 - 7m 6s

    The lie that President Joe Biden stole the 2020 presidential election, which led to the violent January 6 insurrection, is alive and well. This week, we learned that a “Stop the Steal” flag was flying at the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January of 2021. The New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor joined Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

  • The dangers of Lyme disease: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The dangers of Lyme disease

    S2024 E141 - 6m 51s

    As many as 476,000 people in the U.S. contract Lyme disease each year, according to the CDC. For most people, symptoms go away after two to four weeks of antibiotics, but five to 10 percent of patients have debilitating, long-term symptoms. To discuss, Ali Rogin is joined by Lindsay Keys, who’s been battling the disease for years, all while advocating for more awareness and research.

  • News Wrap: Rescue effort for Iran’s president after crash: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Rescue effort for Iran’s president after crash

    S2024 E141 - 3m 2s

    In our news wrap Sunday, a rescue operation is underway after the helicopter carrying Iran’s President Raisi apparently crashed, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan met with Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu, President Biden tells Morehouse College graduates that he hears their concerns over the war in Gaza, and America's first Black astronaut candidate makes it to space at the age of 90.

  • The impact of reversing Roe: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The impact of reversing Roe

    S2024 E141 - 6m 40s

    It's been nearly two years since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated the federal right to abortion. Shefali Luthra, a health reporter at The 19th News, spoke to a variety of Americans about how their lives have been upended by the court's decision for her book, "Undue Burden: Life and Death Decisions in Post-Roe America.” She joined Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

  • Improving the U.S. transplant process: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Improving the U.S. transplant process

    S2024 E140 - 6m 55s

    Nearly 115,000 people are currently waiting for a new organ. But the shortage crisis is nothing new, as 5,600 people die each year waiting for an organ. Ali Rogin spoke with Barry Friedman, the former executive director of the AdventHealth Transplant Institute, about what can be done to revamp the nation’s organ donation and transplant process.

  • Young Americans push for climate change education: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Young Americans push for climate change education

    S2024 E140 - 6m 47s

    As the planet warms and sea levels rise, eighty-five percent of Generation Z is concerned about climate change, according to a January Marist poll. In response, states like California, Connecticut and New Jersey are teaching kids about climate change in the classroom. Lauren Madden, a professor of elementary science education at the College of New Jersey, joins Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

  • News Wrap: Israel war cabinet member threatens to quit: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Israel war cabinet member threatens to quit

    S2024 E140 - 2m 41s

    In our news wrap Saturday, a member of Israel’s war cabinet threatens to quit if the government does not adopt a new Gaza strategy, dangerous heat poses new risk, with widespread power outages in Houston flash flooding kills at least 68 people in Afghanistan, and the suspect in the Slovakian prime minister’s assassination attempt is ordered to stay behind bars.

  • Popularity of Japanese comics and animations in U.S.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Popularity of Japanese comics and animations in U.S.

    S2024 E140 - 7m 26s

    Japanese animation and comic books have exploded in popularity in the United States over the last few years. From floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to a win at this year's Oscars, the genre has seen an increasing amount of visibility in American culture. Ali Rogin reports.

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    May 29

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    May 29

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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 29

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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 29

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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 30

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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 30

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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 30

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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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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 31

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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 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    May 31

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