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Winston Wilde is a coordinating producer at PBS News Weekend.
The latest video game in Nintendo’s critically acclaimed “Legend of Zelda” series has smashed sales records since its release several weeks ago, even boasting a Guinness world record for the fastest-selling Nintendo video game of all time. PBS NewsHour's Casey…
This Pride Month, as part of our “Hidden Histories” series, we look at the story of Lorraine Hansberry, the playwright and civil rights activist who gave new voice to countless marginalized artists who were women, Black and queer.
This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re highlighting people whose contributions have often been overlooked. Tonight, we spotlight Dalip Singh Saund, a political trailblazer who was the first Indian American, and first person of any Asian descent, elected…
According to a group that opposes horse racing as inhumane, 901 thoroughbreds died in 2022 — more than two a day. Seven horses died over 10 days leading up to the Kentucky Derby in May this year. And Saturday, a…
Oranges have long been synonymous with Florida, as a key element of the state’s economy. But this year, Florida projects the worst citrus harvest since the Great Depression, threatening a way of life for many. William Brangham reports on what’s…
As conservative lawmakers push anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, new data from The Trevor Project underscores the mental toll on LGBTQ+ youth. We hear from young people around the country about the challenges they face and their hopes, and John Yang speaks with…
In 2020, Joe Biden promised to move the U.S. away from fossil fuels. But the Biden administration has a complicated relationship with the oil and gas industry — it has moved forward on plans to drill federally owned lands, auctioned…
In some ways, Sunday’s Academy Awards mark big advances in diversity. Last year, more top movies starred women of color than in the previous 16 years. But there are still notable gaps, particularly for women behind the camera. Rebecca Sun,…
A new study has linked erythritol, a popular artificial sweetener, to greater risk of blood clots that could lead to heart attacks or strokes. Erythritol is used in sugar substitutes, zero-calorie processed foods, condiments and even oral care products. Dr.
Missouri has some of the most permissive gun laws in the nation — the state does not require background checks and does not require a permit to carry a concealed weapon. As Gabrielle Hays reports, a state law passed in…
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