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  • PBS NewsHour announces weekend newscast

    NewsHour Weekend announced

    Starting Sept. 7, the PBS NewsHour is expanding its family, adding a "PBS NewsHour Weekend" newscast on Saturdays and Sundays.

Saving Medicare?

This week on Need to Know, Anchor Ray Suarez talk with three experts about Medicare's costly future.

  Subversive learning?

Need to Know travels to Tucson, Arizona, where a years-long dispute over a Mexican-American studies program has tensions high.

Dying to get back

For those coming into the country illegally, it is now more deadly, more lethal, than at any time in recent U.S. immigration history.

  Searching for answers

19-year-old Gladys Dominguez shares her search for information about her father who was lost crossing Arizona state's border desert.

    • Need to Know aired on PBS from May 2010 to June 2013. For more in-depth analysis of the day's national and international news, please tune in to the PBS NewsHour Weekend newscast, premiering on Sept. 7, 2013.