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PBS NewsHour Weekend August 1, 2015 full episode
Date:  8/1/2015
Title:  PBS NewsHour Weekend August 1, 2015 full episode
Description:  On this edition for Saturday, August 1st, 2015, the Justice Department's stunning investigation of discrimination against black children in the St. Louis family court ...
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Why is New York City cracking down on Airbnb?
Date:  8/1/2015
Title:  Why is New York City cracking down on Airbnb?
Description:  Short-term housing rental industry giant Airbnb now lists more than 1 million rooms available in 190 countries. In New York, the debate over how to regulate ...
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Are presidential candidates tracking your Facebook profile?
Date:  8/1/2015
Title:  Are presidential candidates tracking your Facebook profile?
Description:  Facebook is offering new tools for political candidates, and your personal account could be used in the process. For the first time, Facebook is allowing ...
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Should Uber drivers be considered employees? Viewers respond
Date:  8/1/2015
Title:  Should Uber drivers be considered employees? Viewers respond
Description:  Hari Sreenivasan reads viewer comments on NewsHour Weekend's report from last week on how the definition of “employee” is changing in the sharing ...
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Cracking the code to a more diverse tech workforce
Date:  8/1/2015
Title:  Cracking the code to a more diverse tech workforce
Description:  The giants of Silicon Valley -- Google, Twitter, Facebook -- report that just three to four percent of their workforce is black or Hispanic, and men outnumber ...
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NYC comedy fest highlights Muslim comedians
Date:  8/1/2015
Title:  NYC comedy fest highlights Muslim comedians
Description:  At a recent comedy festival in New York City, the big joke was Islam -- that is, being a muslim in America. Organizers say the three-night "Muslim Funny Fest," ...
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PBS NewsHour full episode July 31, 2015
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  PBS NewsHour full episode July 31, 2015
Description:  Friday on the NewsHour, a promising development in the search for an Ebola vaccine. Also: Opening doors to higher ed for inmates, Georgia under scrutiny for ...
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When high-minded politicos Buckley and Vidal took the low road
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  When high-minded politicos Buckley and Vidal took the low road
Description:  The new documentary "Best of Enemies" pinpoints a key moment in broadcasting: a series of debates during the 1968 political conventions between two ...
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Shields and Brooks on police body cameras, previewing first presidential debate
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Shields and Brooks on police body cameras, previewing first presidential debate
Description:  Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week's news, including the indictment of a ...
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How many ballistic missile submarines does the U.S. really need?
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  How many ballistic missile submarines does the U.S. really need?
Description:  The Navy's formidable fleet of nuclear-armed submarines is approaching the end of its lifespan, and there's growing debate over how many are needed and how ...
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Kids with disabilities, behavior problems illegally segregated in Georgia
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Kids with disabilities, behavior problems illegally segregated in Georgia
Description:  The Department of Justice has concluded that the state of Georgia is illegally segregating students with disabilities and behavioral issues. A two-year ...
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Can higher ed keep inmates from returning to prison?
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Can higher ed keep inmates from returning to prison?
Description:  The phrase “school to prison pipeline” refers to the link between spending time in failing schools and landing time behind bars. A new pilot program aims to ...
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How long-lasting is promising Ebola vaccine protection?
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  How long-lasting is promising Ebola vaccine protection?
Description:  A clinical trial in Guinea found that an experimental vaccine was 75 to 100 percent effective in blocking new infections of the Ebola virus. Hari Sreenivasan ...
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News Wrap: Charleston shooting suspect enters temporary not guilty plea
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  News Wrap: Charleston shooting suspect enters temporary not guilty plea
Description:  In our news wrap Friday, Dylann Roof entered a temporary not guilty plea to federal hate crime charges in connection to the killing of nine worshippers at a ...
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Can U.S. afford plan to buy 12 nuclear-armed subs?
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Can U.S. afford plan to buy 12 nuclear-armed subs?
Description:  Naval historian and consultant Norman Polmar says buying new nuclear-armed submarines is necessary to replace the aging ones in today's arsenal, but not in ...
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Critic: Navy’s plan to buy new nuclear-armed subs outdated
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Critic: Navy’s plan to buy new nuclear-armed subs outdated
Description:  The Navy blueprint calls for spending over $100 billion to replace 14 nuclear-armed submarines with 12 new ones. But Joseph Cirincione, president of the ...
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Top Navy commander: U.S. uses nuclear subs to deter foes
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Top Navy commander: U.S. uses nuclear subs to deter foes
Description:  Replacing America's 14 nuclear-armed submarines with 12 new ones is said to be the Navy's highest priority. Vice Admiral Michael Connor tells the PBS ...
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Nuclear submarine captain: Nobody wants a launch to happen
Date:  7/31/2015
Title:  Nuclear submarine captain: Nobody wants a launch to happen
Description:  Onboard the USS Pennsylvania, one of 14 nuclear armed U.S. Navy subs, Commander John Cage talks with the PBS NewsHour about the challenges of ...
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PBS NewsHour full episode July 30, 2015
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  PBS NewsHour full episode July 30, 2015
Description:  Thursday on the NewsHour, investigators work to determine whether debris found on the island of Reunion is from missing flight MH370. Also: Cincinnati's ...
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Cincinnati police chief: Body cameras should be required
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  Cincinnati police chief: Body cameras should be required
Description:  The killing of Sam DuBose in Cincinnati is not the first time the city has been rocked by an officer-involved shooting. Back in 2001, another event triggered five ...
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Marina Abramovic: Performance art can change your life
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  Marina Abramovic: Performance art can change your life
Description:  Four years ago, artist Marina Abramovic sat in the Museum of Modern Art for 716 hours and 30 minutes for a work called “The Artist Is Present.” Abramovic offers ...
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States struggle with needed transportation fixes
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  States struggle with needed transportation fixes
Description:  Potholes, vulnerable bridges, a lack of sidewalks -- following years of cutbacks in federal transportation funding, states are feeling the pinch. In Oregon, the ...
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Rio’s waters could make Olympic athletes sick
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  Rio’s waters could make Olympic athletes sick
Description:  In the coming weeks, trials and test runs begin for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. An investigation by the Associated Press has revealed that athletes will ...
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Do labor-saving robots spell doom for American workers?
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  Do labor-saving robots spell doom for American workers?
Description:  The onslaught of automation that's replacing human workers -- from golf caddies to bank tellers -- may be putting us on a path to humanitarian crisis, says Jerry ...
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Rebel commander: U.S. calling in strikes on ground in Syria
Date:  7/30/2015
Title:  Rebel commander: U.S. calling in strikes on ground in Syria
Description:  Special correspondent Jane Ferguson introduces us to a Free Syrian Army commander who has received training by the U.S. The injured rebel said he's eager ...
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