PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour

Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.

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December 3, 2022 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Saturday on PBS News Weekend, we get the latest from Georgia ahead of Tuesday's runoff election. Then, we learn about a new lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs over decades of discrimination against Black military veterans. Plus, a Brief But Spectacular take on student loans and rethinking what it means to be in debt. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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December 2, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Friday on the NewsHour, employers add more jobs to the nation's overall economy, even as the tech industry is hit with massive layoffs. In her new memoir, journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa explores how online misinformation has contributed to democracy's decline. Plus, Jonathan Capehart and David Brooks give their take on a bill President Biden signed to prevent a rail strike. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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December 1, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Thursday on the NewsHour, former Vice President Mike Pence sits down with us to discuss the Jan. 6 insurrection and why he supported legal challenges to the 2020 election. Early voters wait in line for hours to cast ballots in Georgia's Senate runoff. Plus, Turkey attacks Kurdish military bases along the Syrian border, a move that could have implications for the U.S. fight against ISIS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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November 30, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Wednesday on the NewsHour, the U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill to stop a potential railroad strike. Some economists raise concerns about whether the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest rate hikes are doing more harm than good. Plus, despite being disproportionately incarcerated, LGBTQ Americans find little to no support system upon their release. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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November 29, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Tuesday on the NewsHour, Democrats push for legislation in the remaining days before Republicans take control of the House. The head of a far-right militia group is convicted of seditious conspiracy for his role in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Plus, the Supreme Court hears a case challenging the Biden administration's authority to decide who gets deported. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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November 28, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Monday on the NewsHour, thousands of Chinese citizens protest the zero-COVID policy in the largest demonstrations in decades. Former President Trump has dinner with a white supremacist at Mar-a-Lago, renewing questions for Republicans about the party's leadership and values. Plus, misinformation sets back efforts to immunize children against a host of diseases in the Democratic Republic of Congo. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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November 27, 2022 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, we look at some of the misconceptions about gender-affirming care as some states move to restrict access for young people. Then, we learn how wastewater surveillance has become an important tool in tracking the spread of COVID. Plus, a doctor reflects on his life's work providing abortion services in Colorado. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
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November 26, 2022 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Saturday on PBS News Weekend, we look at how being a college athlete is paying off, a year and a half after a big NCAA rule change. Then, an ecologist discusses the difficult question of which animals should get priority to be saved from extinction. Plus, why so much food is going to waste and how it's contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders