Episode Feb 09

Virginia Lieutenant Governor-elect Justin Fairfax speaks at Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam's election night rally on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S., November 7, 2017. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters/File Photo
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February 9, 2019 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Saturday, Feb. 9,Virginia’s political scandal deepens with demands for the lieutenant governor to step down, Iran marks 40 years since the Islamic Revolution, and excavating for Rome’s subway yields ancient discoveries. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New…

World Feb 09

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Modern construction in Rome yields ancient discoveries

Work on Rome’s new state-of-the-art subway line near the Colosseum has been plagued by delays, but it’s also unearthed a surprise treasure trove of thousands of artifacts, including a Roman military barracks and an ancient home with more than a…

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Pope Francis leads Christmas Eve Mass at Vatican

"An insatiable greed marks all human history, even today, when paradoxically a few dine luxuriantly while all too many go without the daily bread needed to survive," Francis said.

World Feb 26

A priest throws a snowball in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican on Feb. 26. Photo by Max Rossi/Reuters
Rome blanketed by snow as Arctic storm sets European records

ROME — The Arctic storm dubbed the "Beast from the East" saw temperatures across much of Europe fall Monday to their lowest level this winter and even brought a rare snowstorm to Rome, paralyzing the city and giving its residents…

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