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September 25, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

26m 35s

On this edition for Saturday, September 25, the U.S. has begun sending thousands of Haitian migrants back home, while others wait for asylum or seek refuge in Mexico. And, in our signature segment, how one state is trying to reverse gerrymandering by taking the politics out of redistricting. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

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  • Can urban reforestation help lower rising temperatures?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Can urban reforestation help lower rising temperatures?

    S2021 E269 - 9m 57s

    This past summer was the hottest on record in more than a century. To shield against rising temperatures, many cities around the country are taking a closer look at trees, which have been shown to cool the air by as much as 10 degrees. Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports from Cleveland — a city once known as 'The Forest City' — to take a look at efforts to restore its tree canopy.

  • Broadway throws open its doors after longest shutdown: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Broadway throws open its doors after longest shutdown

    S2021 E269 - 4m 52s

    New York City’s theaters are finally reopening after they were shut down on March 12, 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began to hit the city. This has been the longest shutdown in Broadway’s history. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green spoke with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Martyna Majok, whose new play, “Sanctuary City,” opened a year-and-a-half later than planned.

  • With Angela Merkel leaving, Germans vote in key election: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    With Angela Merkel leaving, Germans vote in key election

    S2021 E269 - 3m 16s

    Exit polls show a neck-and-neck race in Germany’s parliamentary elections held on Sunday. More than 60 million adults are eligible to vote in the landmark election. Chancellor Angela Merkel who has served for 16 years is stepping down, marking the start of a new era in German politics. Deutsche Welle Television Political Correspondent Thomas Sparrow joins to discuss.

  • In Michigan, an effort to take politics out of redistricting: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In Michigan, an effort to take politics out of redistricting

    S2021 E268 - 12m 20s

    In a gerrymandered state, it's not unusual to see towns carved in half and school districts split. This is by no means accidental — the redistricting process has long been conducted behind closed doors, under the watchful eye of the very politicians hoping to tip voting lines in their favor. But Michigan may have found a way to break this pattern — and take the politics out of the process.

  • How the expulsion of migrants is affecting Haiti: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the expulsion of migrants is affecting Haiti

    S2021 E268 - 4m 29s

    Thousands of Haitian migrants who have been deported by the U.S. have been arriving home as authorities scramble for resources including food and medical supplies. Haiti is reeling from a convergence of crises, and critics say America’s actions will worsen the humanitarian crisis. Widlore Merancourt, editor-in-chief of Ayibopost, joins from Port-Au-Prince.

  • ury begins deliberations in R. Kelly case: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    ury begins deliberations in R. Kelly case

    S2021 E267 - 5m 21s

    R. Kelly has faced sexual abuse allegations for decades, settling multiple cases. In his first criminal trial since being acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008, prosecutors argued Kelly oversaw a criminal enterprise, sexually assaulting and imprisoning underage girls, boys, and young women. Kelly pled not guilty. Reporter Emily Palmer of The New York Times joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • News Wrap: CDC approves boosters for older, high-risk adults: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: CDC approves boosters for older, high-risk adults

    S2021 E267 - 6m 32s

    In our news wrap Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved booster shots for older and high-risk Americans, adding frontline workers to the list. Vice President Kamala Harris had her own COVID scare moments before an interview with ABC's "The View." A migrant encampment in Del Rio, Texas where thousands of Haitian migrants had converged this week has now been cleared.

  • A Brief But Spectacular take on post-pandemic opportunity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Brief But Spectacular take on post-pandemic opportunity

    S2021 E267 - 3m 56s

    Whether teaching NYU marketing students or co-hosting the podcast “Pivot," Scott Galloway rarely misses an opportunity to share his insight on the effects of big tech. Tonight, he shares his Brief But Spectacular take on this country's response to the pandemic. It’s also the subject of his latest book: "Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity."

  • Potty-trained cows, McDonald’s ends plastic toys | 5 STORIES: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Potty-trained cows, McDonald’s ends plastic toys | 5 STORIES

    S2021 E267 - 4m 52s

    "5 STORIES'' serves up five stories that you may have missed. On this week’s episode: McDonand’s will end fossil-fuel-based plastic in Happy Meal toys, a Kansas boy sparks a federal investigation into invasive spotted lanternflies, advocates successfully extend protections of Amazonian tribe, researchers teach cows to use the potty and a new app helps treat spider phobias using augmented reality.

  • Brooks and Capehart on Democratic infighting, debt ceiling: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Democratic infighting, debt ceiling

    S2021 E267 - 14m 18s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the divide among Democrats over the $3.5 trillion spending bill, the looming debt ceiling deadline, and the Biden administration’s response to the Haitian migrant issue on the southern border.

  • Biden again urges Congress to pass 2 major bills: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden again urges Congress to pass 2 major bills

    S2021 E267 - 3m 15s

    The fate of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and a $3.5 trillion spending package is at risk amid Democratic infighting. On Friday, Biden acknowledged concerns, but urged Congress to pass both bills. Amna Nawaz begins our report, and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

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