PBS NewsHour Weekend
A summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to provide in-depth analysis. Each weekend broadcast contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Anchored by Hari Sreenivasan.
Episode #315H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Included: NewsHour Weekend examines the growing concern over head injuries in youth soccer. Correspondent William Brangham, whose 3 kids all play the sport, explores its potential dangers, particularly those caused by heading the ball, amid a fledgling movement led by a prominent neurosurgeon and World Cup champion Brandi Chastain who advocate taking headers out of youth soccer. Brangham explores whether the benefits of a sport loved by so many outweigh the risks, a dilemma facing millions of parents across the country. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.
Episode #316H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Included: NewsHour Weekend explores a deadly disease that has been wiping out starfish for more than a year in what biologists are calling the largest marine disease outbreak ever. While an unknown virus may be the cause behind the catastrophic loss of millions of starfish along the Pacific coast, one place that has held the disease off the longest is Alaska. As scientists scramble to find answers amid fears of extinction, researchers travel to The Last Frontier to determine whether the state will be a starfish refuge or another graveyard. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.