Episode Apr 22

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 22, 2018

On this edition for Sunday, April 22, Earth Day raises awareness about plastic pollution, and EPA chief Scott Pruitt comes under scrutiny for past conflicts of interest. Also, why African-American families are increasingly choosing homeschooling. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New…

Nation Apr 22

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News Wrap: Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal judge in Philadelphia approved the NFL settlement of thousands of concussion lawsuits. An estimated 6,000 former players who develop Alzheimer’s or moderate dementia will get an average of $190,000 each. Also, the Senate…

There are more than 40,000 endangered species in the world -- plants, animals, mollusks, reptiles, etc. -- according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources's Red List. How much of that is due to us?…

Apr 22

Florida race highlights shadowy role of Super PACs

Voters in southwest Florida’s 19th congressional district head to the polls Tuesday to elect candidates to replace resigned Republican Rep. Trey Radel. Radel, the freshman member who was caught buying cocaine in Washington, D.C., the first member of Congress to…

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