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White House targets Chinese-owned TikTok, encouraging Microsoft to buy it
White House targets Chinese-owned TikTok, encouraging Microsoft to buy it

TikTok is under intense political scrutiny. The U.S. Department of Justice has expressed concerns that the video-streaming app's Chinese parent company, ByteDance, may be sharing user data with the Ch...

Published: 08/04/2020
Why James Baldwin's work is attracting renewed attention in 2020
Why James Baldwin's work is attracting renewed attention in 2020

Sunday marked what would have been literary icon James Baldwin’s 96th birthday, in a year when the resurgence of Black Lives Matter protests across the world has renewed interest in his work. A new bo...

Published: 08/04/2020
PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 3, 2020
PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 3, 2020

Monday on the NewsHour, negotiations between the White House and Congress over a new pandemic relief bill continue. Plus: How to handle mail-in voting during the pandemic, TikTok is under political sc...

Published: 08/03/2020
Where Congress stands on a potential new pandemic relief bill
Where Congress stands on a potential new pandemic relief bill

COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S. but children in some southern states returned to school Monday -- causing parents to worry about potential virus transmission. Meanwhile, negotiations ove...

Published: 08/03/2020
The vital role of the U.S. Postal Service in American elections
The vital role of the U.S. Postal Service in American elections

With the election nearing and many parts of the U.S. in the grips of COVID-19, mail-in ballots have become a prominent issue. But President Trump has disparaged both the U.S. Postal Service and the in...

Published: 08/03/2020
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s ad messaging, Biden’s VP choice
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s ad messaging, Biden’s VP choice

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including what to look for in upcoming state primaries, President Trump’s campai...

Published: 08/03/2020
What kids are losing as coronavirus cancels camp
What kids are losing as coronavirus cancels camp

Summer means swimming, crafts and camaraderie for the roughly 26 million children who attend camp in the U.S. But the pandemic has closed an estimated 82 percent of the country's overnight camps and m...

Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: Trump holds White House coronavirus briefing — August 3, 2020
WATCH LIVE: Trump holds White House coronavirus briefing — August 3, 2020

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Published: 08/03/2020
News Wrap: Carolinas brace for Hurricane Isaias
News Wrap: Carolinas brace for Hurricane Isaias

In our news wrap Monday, coastal North and South Carolina braced for Hurricane Isaias. The storm is a minimal hurricane but will still challenge residents with another disruption during the coronaviru...

Published: 08/03/2020
Yo-Yo Ma on why he isn't worried about support for the arts faltering post-pandemic
Yo-Yo Ma on why he isn't worried about support for the arts faltering post-pandemic

Yo-Yo Ma said he wasn't worried in the long term about a decline in support for the arts during the pandemic because artists -- musicians, poets, actors, illustrators, among others -- can still provid...

Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: Dr. Fauci joins Connecticut governor for coronavirus briefing
WATCH LIVE: Dr. Fauci joins Connecticut governor for coronavirus briefing

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: California governor Gavin Newsom gives coronavirus update  — August 3, 2020
WATCH LIVE: California governor Gavin Newsom gives coronavirus update — August 3, 2020

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: House Committee on Foreign Affairs holds hearing on the Rohingya crisis
WATCH LIVE: House Committee on Foreign Affairs holds hearing on the Rohingya crisis

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: North Carolina governor holds news conference
WATCH LIVE: North Carolina governor holds news conference

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: Trump meets with tech workers and signs executive order on 'hiring American'
WATCH LIVE: Trump meets with tech workers and signs executive order on 'hiring American'

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: Florida governor gives coronavirus update -- August 3, 2020
WATCH LIVE: Florida governor gives coronavirus update -- August 3, 2020

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: Defense Secretary Esper hosts National Guard promotion ceremony
WATCH LIVE: Defense Secretary Esper hosts National Guard promotion ceremony

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Published: 08/03/2020
WATCH LIVE: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gives coronavirus update -- August 3, 2020
WATCH LIVE: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gives coronavirus update -- August 3, 2020

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Published: 08/03/2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode August 2, 2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode August 2, 2020

On this edition for Sunday, August 2, negotiations over the emergency COVID-19 relief bill continue in Congress, a virus-plagued Florida is preparing for potential flooding and outages from Tropical S...

Published: 08/02/2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend Live Show August 2, 2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend Live Show August 2, 2020

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Published: 08/02/2020
The safety concerns for teachers before schools reopen
The safety concerns for teachers before schools reopen

The largest teacher’s union in the U.S. the American Federation of Teachers, announced recently it would support any local chapters that strike due to their school’s reopening without any safety mea...

Published: 08/02/2020
A California collective makes the case for outdoor schooling
A California collective makes the case for outdoor schooling

As school districts across the country are trying to determine how or if they can open their doors in the fall, a California coalition has come together - offering districts everything from curriculum...

Published: 08/02/2020
What led to LAPD restricting neckholds in 1982? A doctor remembers
What led to LAPD restricting neckholds in 1982? A doctor remembers

Since the killing of George Floyd, legislators and police departments have moved to ban the use of neckholds, which have long been controversial. LAPD had restricted the use of these back in 1982. Wha...

Published: 08/02/2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode August 1, 2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode August 1, 2020

On this edition for Saturday, August 1, a key unemployment benefit in the COVID-19 relief stimulus expires, COVID cases spike in Florida as the state braces for Hurricane Isaias, and a look at Donald ...

Published: 08/02/2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend live show August 1, 2020
PBS NewsHour Weekend live show August 1, 2020

On this edition for Saturday, August 1, a key unemployment benefit in the COVID-19 relief stimulus expires, COVID cases spike in Florida as the state braces for Hurricane Isaias, and a look at Donald ...

Published: 08/01/2020
America’s COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb
America’s COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb

As the emergency $600-per-week unemployment benefit expired on July 31, officials expressed optimism for another relief package. The bill, being negotiated right now, would be the fifth since the pand...

Published: 08/01/2020
Can Oregon's timber Industry make a comeback?
Can Oregon's timber Industry make a comeback?

In 2016, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump pledged to revitalize many of the country's most iconic blue collar industries. In Oregon, where the timber industry has lost tens of thousands of job...

Published: 08/01/2020
SpaceX Crew Dragon is heading home, hopes to land Sunday
SpaceX Crew Dragon is heading home, hopes to land Sunday

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are expected to land back on Earth on Sunday afternoon. The historic mission aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavor, which has been docked at the Internat...

Published: 08/01/2020
Honoring 5 lives lost to coronavirus
Honoring 5 lives lost to coronavirus

The United States passed another devastating milestone this week, with more than 150,000 dead from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Judy Woodruff takes a moment to remember a few of them. Stream yo...

Published: 08/01/2020
How DOJ uses legal action to target China over alleged espionage
How DOJ uses legal action to target China over alleged espionage

The U.S. is countering China on several fronts, including economic, military and diplomatic. The Trump administration is also making a major push to challenge China through legal action, over allegati...

Published: 08/01/2020
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