Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 30, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, April 30, half of the immigrants detained in raids in the days after President Donald Trump took office either had traffic violations or clean records. Later, hospitals across the country are cutting jobs and researchers are using drones to prevent human-elephant conflicts in Tanzania. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, April 30, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 30, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, April 30, half of the immigrants detained in raids in the days after President Donald Trump took office either had traffic violations or clean records. Later, hospitals across the country are cutting jobs and researchers are using drones to prevent human-elephant conflicts in Tanzania. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 30, 2017
    Length: 1503
    A "NO I.C.E." (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) sign seen on a pedestrian overpass crossing a freeway in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters
  • Hospitals are cutting jobs across the nation
    Under mounting financial pressures, hospitals across the country are slashing jobs and clinical services. The reasons range from financial to political, and among them are escalating costs and uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act. Casey Ross, who reported on this issue for health news website STAT, joins Hari Sreenivasan to look at the causes of hospital staff reductions.
    Original Air Date: April 30, 2017
    Length: 209
    Hospital emergency sign in California
  • Half targeted by ICE had traffic convictions or no record
    Shortly after President Donald Trump took office, Immigration and Customs Enforcement began arresting hundreds of immigrants in visible raids across the U.S. Internal documents, obtained by the Washington Post, show that half had either no criminal record or traffic convictions. Maria Sacchetti, one of the reporters who broke the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: April 30, 2017
    Length: 212
    ICE officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles
  • Drones keep elephants away from people in Tanzania
    In the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay traveled to Tanzania to learn more about the technique.
    Original Air Date: April 30, 2017
    Length: 582
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