Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 6, 2017

Wednesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm ever recorded, takes aim at Florida. Also: President Trump complicates a packed to-do list for Republicans, the political divide on immigration, using technology to reduce traffic jams and new allegations in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry.

Segments from Wednesday, September 6, 2017

  • Pittsburgh test drives tech to make your commute smarter
    Robotics experts at Carnegie Mellon University are harnessing technology to address the rush-hour traffic that plagues commuters across the country. Using artificial intelligence and existing infrastructure, their software could reshape the daily commute for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians by reducing travel times and fixing potholes. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 459
  • Trump’s ending DACA creates another political fault line
    President Trump’s decision to terminate protections for young undocumented immigrants is one issue dividing Republicans and the nation this week. Independent Lens shares a clip of its documentary “East of Salinas,” which tells the story of one “Dreamer” growing up in California, then John Yang gets debate from Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org and editor Chris Buskirk of American Greatness.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 755
  • What Trump’s deal with Democrats means for the GOP
    President Trump has sided with Democrats in a deal to tie $7.9 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief to funding the government and raising the debt ceiling. The deal complicates relations with Republicans, who wanted a longer-term fix to the debt ceiling. John Yang unpacks the proposal and what it means for the agenda awaiting Congress with Erica Werner of the Associated Press.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 333
  • Monster Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean toward Florida
    Hurricane Irma is punishing Puerto Rico with 185 mph winds as it takes aim at the U.S. mainland. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center, Kathleen Fox of FEMA and Key West Mayor Craig Cates about how the storm is developing and what resources are being mobilized.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 901
  • Why using technology is a foul way to cheat in baseball
    The Boston Red Sox are accused of using technology to record and decode the signals between New York Yankees’ pitchers and catchers in order to use that information to their advantage in the middle of the game. William Brangham is joined by journalist Joshua Prager to discuss the history of sign-stealing in baseball and whether this strategy clashes with the rules of the game.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 399
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 6, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm ever recorded, takes aim at Florida. Also: President Trump complicates a packed to-do list for Republicans, the political divide on immigration, using technology to reduce traffic jams and new allegations in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 3250
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    September 6, 2017
  • News Wrap: 15 states, D.C. sue Trump for ending DACA
    In our news wrap Wednesday, 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to end DACA, claiming the president’s decision violates due process and is racially motivated. Also, President Trump spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping and urged him again to put more pressure on Pyongyang.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2017
    Length: 269
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