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Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater & Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Grammy-winning jazz singer, along with renowned trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, talks about and performs from her new album "Dee Dee's Feathers," a tribute to New Orleans. Continue


How China and Russia are mining major U.S. data hacks

PBS NewsHour
PBS


Intelligence services in Russia and China are cross-referencing hacked U.S. databases to reveal the identities of U.S. intelligence workers, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. Jeffrey Brown learns more from reporter Brian Bennett. Continue


Obama visits Alaskan Arctic for climate change show-and-tell

PBS NewsHour
PBS


President Obama makes a historic trip to Alaska this week, during which he’ll attend a meeting of the Arctic Council to stress the importance for action on climate change and meet with Native Alaskans whose lives have been affected by rising tides and temperatures. William Brangham talks to NPR contributor Elizabeth Arnold of NPR. Continue


News Wrap: Austria holds up traffic amid migrant crisis

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In our news wrap Monday, after 71 people were found in a truck last week, Austria held up traffic and trains on its border with Hungary, saying it was targeting traffickers. Meanwhile, EU countries traded criticism for the mass migration crisis. Also, General Mills, one of the world's largest food companies, announced it plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025. Continue


Young and old learn from each other in Detroit’s green space

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Detroit‘s Clark Park has offered young people opportunities to grow and learn from community elders for generations. Student Reporting Labs fellow Evan Gurlock took a close look at this vital community asset Detroit Public Television Continue


TTC Extra: Gun Control

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To The Contrary
PBS


The father of slained WBDJ reporter Alison Parker, is fighting for effective gun control laws. As the number of shootings continue to rise, many question what politicians will do to end this surge in violence. Continue


Thousands take to Beirut streets to protest government

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Thousands gathered in the capital city of Beirut on Saturday to demand changes to the government -- including an effort to have the garbage picked up, something that hasn’t happened in a month. Learn the latest on the “You Stink” campaign, as well as the mass protests happening in Lebanon. Continue


PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 30, 2015

PBS NewsHour
PBS


On this edition for Sunday, August 30, 2015, European leaders stand at odds over the growing migrant crisis, new research reveals trauma experienced by Holocaust survivors can alter the body chemistry of their children, one photographer's look at a vulnerable community in South Africa, and remembering Oliver Sacks. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Continue


Study finds PTSD may linger in chemistry of next generation

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


New research on survivors of the Holocaust shows how catastrophic events can alter our body chemistry, and how these changes can transmit to the next generation. The result? Our children may suffer the effects of a traumatic event they never witnessed. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story. Continue


How Katrina changed the laws about evacuating pets

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PBS


It's estimated that thousands of people refused to evacuate New Orleans in advance of Hurricane Katrina for one reason: they weren't willing to leave their dogs or cats behind. Continue


New Orleanian Poet Kataalyst Alcindor

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The award-winning New Orleanian artist recites his powerful poem, "Greater than Hurricanes," commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Continue


PBS NewsHour full episode August 31, 2015

PBS NewsHour
PBS


Monday on the NewsHour, why some presidential frontrunners are struggling to appeal to voters. Also; a trash epidemic triggers protests in Lebanon, major data hacks are used by China and Russia to reveal U.S spies, President Obama visits Alaska, chemical changes in the ocean threaten mass extinction, a critic’s take on the Iran deal, and young and old learn together in a Detroit park. Continue


Lebanese say #YouStink to government's garbage crisis

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In Lebanon, citizens are angry that their government cannot provide them with even the most basic services. After years of water shortages and rolling blackouts, its halting of garbage collection was the tipping point, provoking protests that transcend religious differences. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports on how a trash crisis is raising calls for revolution. Continue


Candidates seen as insiders struggle to appeal to voters

PBS NewsHour
PBS


Donald Trump is still dominating the polls, but how are the other top Republican candidates like Ben Carson, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker faring? Gwen Ifill looks at the week ahead in politics -- including another State Department email dump from Hillary Clinton -- with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR. Continue


Leaked NSA Spy Gadgets

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NOVA
PBS


These NSA spy gadgets were recently leaked. What would you do if someone were using them to spy on you? Continue


The Storm Makers

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POV
PBS


A chilling exposé of Cambodia’s human trafficking underworld, The Storm Makers weaves the story of Aya, a young peasant sold into slavery at age 16, with that of two powerful traffickers (known as "storm makers" for the havoc they wreak) who use deception to funnel a stream of poor and illiterate people across the country's borders. Continue


Woman completes solar-powered bike ride across US

PBS NewsHour
PBS


Last week 34-year-old Marissa Muller completed a solo, cross country bicycle ride in 80 days. Her custom bike was powered in part by solar energy, and the impetus for her trip was to show Americans the possibilities of solar power. NewsHour’s Saskia de Melker has the story. Continue


How has FEMA changed since Hurricane Katrina?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Federal Emergency Management Agency -- FEMA -- was widely blamed for a lack of preparedness and an inadequate response. FEMA was slow to deliver food and supplies and housed displaced residents in toxic trailers. Since Katrina, the agency has undergone many reforms. Continue


'I just miss home': Two stories of life after Katrina

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Hurricane Katrina displaced hundreds of thousands of residents of New Orleans and many never returned. For the past decade, filmmaker Rennik Soholt has followed the lives of several families who fled. This video was produced by Soholt, the director of the forthcoming documentary feature, “Forced Change.” Continue


PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 29, 2015

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


On this edition for August 29, 2015, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the continued impact of the storm on those who left New Orleans, how FEMA has changed in the last decade, and a how legendary New Orleans restauranteur rebuilt after the storm. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Continue


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