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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 25, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, August 25, world leaders gather in France for the G-7 summit, a look into findings from a newly released DEA opioid database and an author's exploration of food amid conflict. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:22:21

August 24, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Saturday, August 24, we take the show on the road to Charlotte, North Carolina, the home of the 2020 Republican National Convention next August. We speak to some of the state's Republican leadership about North Carolina's political makeup and explore the growing number of tobacco farmers turning to hemp production across the state. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Charlotte.

Duration:00:22:18

August 23, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Friday on the NewsHour, the trade war between the U.S. and China escalates as both countries announce new tariffs. Plus: The state of the American economy, what's at stake for Trump at the G-7 summit, devastating fires in the Amazon, the legacy of GOP donor David Koch, Shields and Ponnuru on politics, evaluating the success of global anti-poverty programs and Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch.

Duration:00:55:12

August 22, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Thursday on the NewsHour, tensions between Japan and South Korea heighten with the end of an intelligence-sharing agreement. Plus: The latest from the 2020 campaign trail, economic consequences of the rising U.S. deficit, the risks of guns with high-capacity magazines, regulating European cruise ships, the long economic legacy of slavery and a brief but spectacular take on social anxiety.

Duration:00:55:08

August 21, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump overhauls rules about detaining migrant families and doubles down on criticism of American Jews who support Democrats. Plus: What new immigration policies mean for migrant children, Trump cancels a trip to Denmark after rebuff on Greenland, politics in Native populations, conservation vs. development in Montana and monitoring Atlantic puffins in Maine.

Duration:00:55:21

August 19, 2019 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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Monday on the NewsHour, Planned Parenthood and other organizations providing reproductive health care services to low-income women cope with a change to Title X funding. Plus: Peaceful protest in Hong Kong, the statute of limitations for childhood sexual assault, campaign moves by 2020 Democrats, Politics Monday, theater connecting police with community and Detroit's art on a grand scale.

Duration:00:54:48

August 18, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, August 18, more than a million protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong and The 1619 Project by The New York Times Magazine reframes American history through the lens of slavery. Also, musician Ben Folds shares the stories behind his songs. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:22:19

August 17, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Saturday, August 17, pro-government and pro-democracy demonstrators face off in Hong Kong, and a retired police officer is coaching some of the growing number of seniors who use medical marijuana in Arizona. Also, Syrian residents who built a library amid the rubble of war, and what may come of peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Duration:00:22:20

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