PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Weekend: Sunday, August 24, 2014

08/24/2014 | 25m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

On this edition, an American hostage is released in Syria. The strongest earthquake in 25 years rocks Northern California. And, in our signature segment, from the Philippines: will a new reproductive healthcare law slow down one of Asia's highest birth rates?

Aired: 08/24/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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