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Sam Weber has covered everything from living on minimum wage to consumer finance as a shooter/producer for PBS NewsHour Weekend. Prior joining NH Weekend, he previously worked for Need to Know on PBS and in public radio. He’s an avid cyclist and Chicago Bulls fan.
Anti-abortion activists descended on the National Mall for the annual March for Life on Friday. It was the first time the march has been held since the overturn of Roe v. Wade rescinded the constitutional right to abortion. In a…
Friday marks two years since the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The anniversary was marked in ceremonies in front of the Capitol building itself and at the White House. Geoff Bennett reports.
This week marks two years since the Jan. 6 attack. One of the groups raising alarms in advance was the so-called fusion centers, a national network of state and locally-run intelligence hubs created to gather and disseminate information across multiple…
The prevalence of autism in the United States has increased dramatically over the last few decades, and that’s coincided with a new understanding of just how broad the spectrum is. This is explored in a new film called "In A…
The cost of housing has risen dramatically over the last several years, helping drive levels of inflation not seen in decades. One key factor is that in many places, building has not kept up with demand. The suburban counties of…
In some states, juveniles are automatically charged in adult court for certain serious crimes. It's a practice known as direct file. In Pennsylvania, there is a push to change that rule to prevent children from ending up with adult records.
If Republicans want to gain control of the House of Representatives, a district like California’s 47th is one they’ll need to flip. Pollsters consider the race there a toss-up as Democratic incumbent Rep. Katie Porter runs for re-election in a…
The PBS NewsHour explores the swath of trauma gun deaths have left in their wake across America in: “Ricochet: An American Trauma.” The documentary was reported by correspondent William Brangham and produced by Sam Weber and Sam Lane.
When it comes to gun deaths in America, suicide is still the leading cause. William Brangham recently traveled to Colorado and Wyoming, the state with the highest suicide rate, to look at a movement to change the conversation around mental…
Ten years ago today, a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 and wounding 70 people. At the time, it was one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s history, and sparked familiar…
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