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The latest news, analysis and reporting from the PBS NewsHour - includes interviews, background reports and updates to put today's news in context.
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The latest news, analysis and reporting from the PBS NewsHour - includes interviews, background reports and updates to put today's news in context.

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August 16, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Friday on the NewsHour, India's crackdown in Kashmir leaves millions confined to their homes. Plus: Allegations of abuse among migrant children in government-funded foster care, an existential conflict about land use in the western U.S., previewing 2020 Senate races, political analysis from Michael Gerson and Karen Tumulty, a brief but spectacular take on imagination in art and Woodstock at 50.

Duration:00:55:08

August 15, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Thursday on the NewsHour, Israel reverses course and won't allow U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, both Muslim-American congresswomen critical of Israeli policy toward Palestinians, to visit. Plus: How China is responding to protests in Hong Kong, Venezuela's political deadlock, a water crisis in Newark, the role of faith leaders amid political polarization and parenting by the numbers.

Duration:00:55:20

August 14, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, political unrest simmers in Hong Kong, prompting questions about whether China will unleash a crackdown. Plus: Volatility in the stock market, the danger of coal ash spilling into drinking water, rising temperatures in certain parts of the U.S., Ronald Reagan's complicated race legacy and a festival of folk art that showcases culture and promotes economic opportunity.

Duration:00:52:17

August 13, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Tuesday on the NewsHour, a deadly explosion at a Russian nuclear missile testing facility is shrouded in secrecy -- and reflects the growing U.S.-Russia arms race. Plus: Allegations of sexual misconduct against opera star Placido Domingo, phone gambling apps targeting vulnerable users, a Vote 2020 interview with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the shocking robbery of black-owned farmland.

Duration:00:55:31

August 12, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Monday on the NewsHour, violence increases in Hong Kong, where protests against Chinese rule have evolved into a popular revolt. Plus: What Jeffrey Epstein's death means for a federal sex-trafficking investigation, new rules around immigration and public benefits, 2020 Democrats in Iowa, Politics Monday, redefining endangered species, the gymnastic prowess of Simone Biles and N.C. Wyeth's art.

Duration:00:55:06

August 11, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, August 11, the latest on the death of Jeffrey Epstein, music legend Carlos Santana discusses his path to Woodstock, President Trump's tweets promote conspiracy theories, and a unique dance style is taking center stage and changing lives. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:24:56

August 10, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Saturday, August 10, the latest on the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. Also, LGBTQ asylum seekers are often lost in the immigration debate, and a look at whether employers in Mississippi's ICE raids will be prosecuted. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:24:52

August 6, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Tuesday on the NewsHour, the emotional and political fallout continue from massacres in El Paso and Dayton. Plus: How the city of El Paso and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are responding to the shootings, whether mental illness is a risk factor for violent acts like mass shootings, unrest in Hong Kong, gun legislation, an interview with 2020 Democrat Gov. Steve Bullock and remembering Toni Morrison.

Duration:00:55:25

August 5, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Monday on the NewsHour, grief and frustration grip the nation after two mass shootings leave dozens of people dead. Plus: Reports from the shooting scenes in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, analysis of how to prevent future mass shootings, reaction to the tragedies from 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Rep. Tim Ryan and Bill de Blasio, and Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith.

Duration:00:55:12

August 4, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, August 4, terror and tragedy grip America with two deadly mass shootings in less than 24 hours. Also, the latest updates on the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, a look at the role of online forums and their links to domestic terrorism, and how the media may contribute to the rhetoric of white supremacists. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:24:54

August 3, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Saturday, August 3, multiple fatalities in an El Paso, Texas, shooting, anti-government protests continue in Hong Kong, Democratic candidates stump for the country's largest public employee labor union, a look at the end of a longstanding arms treaty between the U.S. and Russia. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:24:53

August 1, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Thursday on the NewsHour, the Senate passes a two-year budget that raises spending levels and suspends the debt ceiling. Plus: Highlights and insights from the second night of Detroit's Democratic presidential debates, newly naturalized U.S. citizens on immigration, deadly gun violence in Chicago, the economics of slavery reparations and how an actor finds identity by portraying other characters.

Duration:00:55:23

July 31, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Federal Reserve cuts a key interest rate for the first time in a decade. Plus: Recapping the first Detroit Democratic debate and previewing the second, an interview with the Army officer accusing Gen. John Hyten of sexual assault, turning fog into water, how North Korea's recent missile launches affect relations with the U.S. and remembering producer Harold Prince.

Duration:00:55:19

July 30, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Tuesday on the NewsHour, questions about how sexual abuse is handled in the military as a general accused of assault is considered for a high-ranking position. Plus: The latest on separated migrant families, Democratic presidential hopefuls take the debate stage, giving juvenile offenders a second chance, book club reader questions, public schools and student lunch debt, and a special pizza oven.

Duration:00:55:31

July 29, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump continued his verbal assault on Baltimore, prompting outrage from members of both political parties. Plus: The immigration policy debate underlying the Trump-Cummings feud, what a staff shakeup means for U.S. intelligence, the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX, a politically polarized couple, Politics Monday and healing South Africa's racial divide with food.

Duration:00:55:24

July 28, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, July 28, Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence is stepping down, the Trump administration pushes ahead with a new asylum agreement with Guatemala, and mysterious fires destroy Iraq's crops. Also, how a future with robots might look. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:24:55