PBS NewsHour

Full episode | Saturday, August 23, 2014

08/23/2014 | 25m 8s

On tonight's edition, ISIS gains more control in Syria as the U.S. weighs its military options. In our signature segment, a look at background checks and a report on how cases of mistaken identity can cost people job offers. And, Hari Sreenivasan sits down with 17-year-old education activist Malala Yousafzai.

Aired: 08/23/14

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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