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In light of the disappearance and murder of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen, new attention is focused on the problem of sexual harassment and abuse in the U.S. military. How does a military chain of command handle such complaints? Retired Lt. Col. Ge...
The disappearance and murder of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has sparked an outpouring of stories from other service members. Mostly female, they say that they also experienced sexual harassment and abuse in the ranks, but felt that the military's...
On Friday, President Trump announced he was commuting the three-year prison sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone. Stone was convicted by a federal jury of seven felonies, including lying to Congress and obstructing a congressional ...
NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence and the Lincoln Project's TV ad response, Trump's attacks on...
A day after President Trump commuted Roger Stone's sentence, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller defended his prosecution and conviction of the president's longtime friend and ally. Stone was found guilty of seven felonies including obstructing a C...
The pandemic has delayed Tour de France, the world's most watched bike race, to last August this year. Until then, there is a heavily watched virtual race every weekend with world class bikers and teams racing against each other from home in what loo...
With more people staying at home, food waste has grown across the country. Even before the pandemic nearly $281 billion worth of food was thrown away. Special Correspondent Allison Aubrey reports on the aggressive effort by Denver, Colorado, to tackl...
Amid a surge in COVID-19 infections in South Carolina, PBS NewsHour Weekend visits a mobile testing site in Orangeburg County. Organized by the statewide chapter of the African Methodist Espicopal - or AME - churches, it was one of dozens of pop-up t...
White supremacist violence in the U.S. is on the rise with deadly incidents increasing sharply over the last five years, according to new figures from the University of Maryland's Start center. It's part of a global trend that has led to increased sc...
In the 60 years since "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most widely read books in middle school, was published, the lens through which it frames race and its Black characters has come under scrutiny. NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan spoke w...
The U.S. has set another record for daily new coronavirus infections -- as it has on six out of the past 10 days. Texas logged 10,000 new cases Thursday, and hospitals in Florida are overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients. With no signs of improvement in...
In our news wrap Friday, Tropical Storm Fay is racing up the Eastern Seaboard. It made landfall earlier near Atlantic City, New Jersey, with winds of 60 miles per hour, touching off flash floods and forcing beaches to close. Also, a court in Turkey ...
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed Native American rights to millions of acres of land in eastern Oklahoma. The 5-4 opinion granted jurisdictional control to the Muscogee Nation and extends to four neighboring tribal nations, which togeth...
Lebanon recorded its highest one-day tally of new coronavirus cases Friday, after easing extended lockdowns. The country, already in economic freefall and suffering under a paralyzed, corrupt and bankrupt government, cannot afford another crisis. But...
Many states are seeing surging coronavirus cases, but Texas is breaking records. As single-day deaths rise to unprecedented levels, Gov. Greg Abbott warns the worst is yet to come. Amna Nawaz talks to Belinda Metts, nurse manager of a COVID-19 intens...
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including how the surging coronavirus is affecting President Trump's public support, the significance of th...
Over the past few weeks, there has been extensive debate across the U.S. about statues depicting the Confederacy and other troubled aspects of American history. In the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the Emancipation Memorial - also kn...
The coronavirus pandemic is exacting a devastating toll on families and communities across the United States. Each week, we want to remember some of the tens of thousands of lives we have lost. Judy Woodruff shares five more stories.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Manhattan district attorney can obtain President Trump's tax returns. The justices sent a question on House subpoenas for presidential financial records back to a lower court but rejected arguments that the presid...