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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/CCuTdt6HHw4t55Hkgeb6pA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false 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... /episodes/get/94540 /episode/94540 August 3, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/94540

New psychological guidelines look at how males are socialized to be masculine, and the negative impact that can have. The American Psychological Association in 2018 published its first-ever guidelines for psychological practice related specifically to boys and men. The guidelines look at how the socialization of men and unhealthy concepts of masculinity may be contributing to higher rates of suicide, depression, health disorders and violence in male populations.

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Sat, 08/03/2019 - 02:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/3KsLoMye8Fk_uy7cfBEuQQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false 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... /episodes/get/94386 /episode/94386 July 28, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/94386

The country is nearing a record-breaking harvest, but mysterious fires are threatening some of that production. Iraq is on track to reach a record production of wheat this year, but the success has been dampened by widespread fires that have destroyed thousands of acres of farmland in northern Iraq. The locations of the fires have raised suspicions, with most occurring in minority Sunni and Yazidi Arab farming communities in a region once terrorized by the Islamic State, and where disputes over land provide plenty of tinder to spark conflict.

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Sun, 07/28/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/4XPy99fHEIZ3i8pTFbv3PA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Saturday, July 27, a faceoff over the use of facial recognition technology in Great Britain, and how biometric data is being weaponized by protesters and police in Hong Kong. Also, an attempt to change the one-note narrative about Congo, and an exhibit in New York City... /episodes/get/94379 /episode/94379 July 27, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/94379

Civil rights groups in Britain say use of the technology on the general public is ripe for abuse. As American privacy and civil liberties organizations call on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to suspend its use of facial recognition on the general public without sufficient safeguards, a similar push is underway in Britain, where police are testing the technology. In both countries, there are claims that facial recognition technology is currently in a legal vacuum and could affect free speech while monitoring everyday citizens.

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Sat, 07/27/2019 - 01:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/ggEXMoYgt8Iap7jKEMoPXQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Sunday, July 21, heat emergencies along the East Coast amid record high temperatures as the Midwest sees relief, Puerto Ricans continue to call for the U.S. territory's governor to step down, heightened tensions over Iran’s seizure of a British tanker, and documenting the... /episodes/get/95239 /episode/95239 July 21, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/95239

July 21, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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Sun, 07/21/2019 - 01:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/vd2UmVEGaQi_sRbDq-3_9A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false On this edition for Saturday, July 20, NewsHour Weekend takes the show on the road to Houston, Texas, where we talk to NASA experts about the future of manned space travel, and look at how moon rocks collected decades ago continue unveiling new discoveries. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Johnson... /episodes/get/94230 /episode/94230 July 20, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/94230

NASA is planning for a 2024 mission to the moon, and setting the stage for a manned mission to Mars. It will be 50 years on Saturday since famed astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. Now, NASA is planning an ambitious launch in 2024 to return astronauts to the surface of the moon, the first time since the Apollo program came to an end in 1972. The plan also includes setting up a sustained human presence there by 2028. Hari Sreenivasan reports from the Johnson Space Center in Houston on the future of American manned space travel.

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Sat, 07/20/2019 - 01:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/CdeR6gzIVNs6L1XG0ozJzA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false July 14, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episodes/get/94748 /episode/94748 July 14, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode /episode-player/94748

More than 2,700 dairy farms closed last year in the U.S., nearly a third were in "America's Dairyland." As Americans consume less milk, and turmoil in international markets challenge the country's dairy industry, many dairy farmers are struggling to stay afloat. More than 2,700 dairy farms went out of business in the U.S.

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Sun, 07/14/2019 - 02:45
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