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PBS NewsHour Weekend

PBS NewsHour Weekend

PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.

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WGBY 57/HD
Sun Feb 9th, 6:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/fbdvDMgInaf8QV8SvFkAZw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Sunday, February 9, Democratic presidential candidates canvass New Hampshire in the final push ahead of Tuesday’s primary, the death toll from the novel coronavirus continues to climb, a 15-year battle heats up over Oregon’s Jordan Cove pipeline project, and a look at... /episodes/get/100277 /episode/100277 February 9, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/100277

After years of debate, a controversial natural gas project is inching toward a conclusion. There has been a protracted battle underway in Oregon over a proposal to build a 234-mile natural gas pipeline and a processing terminal in the southern part of the state. After years of regulatory limbo and debate, pitting those hungry for economic development against those wary of the project's environmental risks, that fight is now moving closer to a conclusion. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker reports.

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Sun, 02/09/2020 - 00:15
WGBY 57/HD
Sat Feb 8th, 6:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/9ba4Zqt2rx3vHyYUUGxoAg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Saturday, February 8, the Democratic presidential candidates look to New Hampshire for support, new cases of the novel coronavirus emerge, Louisiana oyster farmers feel a changing tide along the Mississippi Delta, and internet satellites are launched into space with the hope of... /episodes/get/100254 /episode/100254 February 8, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/100254

Human-made channels are aggravating the harsh effects of climate change, shaking up coastal wildlife and seafood supplies. In recent decades, Louisiana's Mississippi Delta has faced a trove of environmental disasters that have heavily impacted the region's coastal wildlife and seafood supplies. In 2019, record flooding across the Midwest caused diverted river water to inundate the saltier coastal waters. At the same time, the Delta's rich estuaries have been invaded by salt water through a maze of man-made channels, aggravating the harsh effects of climate change.

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Fri, 02/07/2020 - 20:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/f8QihwZAoC_1ubYLGHRaEQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Sunday, February 2, a look ahead to the Iowa caucuses and how they have changed, international quarantines expand as the death toll from the novel coronavirus rises, Venezuela's opposition leader visits the U.S., how misconceptions impact gender in sports, and what Lebanon... /episodes/get/100112 /episode/100112 February 2, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/100112

Jordan is home to more than a million Syrian refugees, and has one of the driest climates in the world. But while the harsh terrain makes growing food extremely difficult, Jordan is working with the U.N. World Food Program to combat its food production and distribution issues, from teaching refugees how to use hydroponics to tracking their spending with iris scan technology. In the second of our two-part special, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports as part of our ongoing "Future of Food" series with Pulitzer Center support.

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Sun, 02/02/2020 - 00:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/-O1gil1_nJUMlCJc7ghYAA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Saturday, February 1, the Senate impeachment trial winds down after Republicans vote to exclude new evidence, Brexit is official as Britain charts a new course amid divisions in the country, and our "Future of Food series" looks at how Jordan is using technology and... /episodes/get/100105 /episode/100105 February 1, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/100105

There are nearly 26 million refugees worldwide, according to the United Nations. High poverty and unemployment rates often seen among this vulnerable population means that even after they've fled their home countries, many are still struggling with food security. In the first of our two-part special, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay takes us to Lebanon, where the U.N. World Food Program is piloting out-of-the-box digital solutions, from using apps to get the best food prices to teaching refugees computer and coding skills.

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Fri, 01/31/2020 - 22:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lM2qb5X_uK88P0gM5SbcbA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Saturday, January 25, President Trump's legal team lays out their defense in the Senate impeachment trial, the wind energy industry faces the loss of decades-old tax incentives, the coronavirus continues to spread internationally, and one young lion dancer is impacting the... /episodes/get/101555 /episode/101555 January 25, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/101555

January 25, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 23:30
WGBY 57/HD
Sun Feb 23rd, 6:00pm
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January 19, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 23:15
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