On this edition for Saturday, December 19, the second COVID-19 vaccine is approved as cases continue to surge heading into the holiday season, a historic first for Biden’s cabinet, and, Poland’s ongoing fight over abortion rights as the world watches. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Sunday, November 29, President Trump lost another court battle but continues to claim he won the election, lawmakers grapple with shutdowns as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, and celebrating the 30th anniversary of a cultural movement that raised awareness about HIV/AIDS. Michael Hill anchors from New Jersey.
On this edition for Saturday, November 28, a record number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized as cases soar across the nation while travel restrictions are keeping hundreds of American Samoans from returning home for the holidays. Michael Hill anchors from New Jersey.
On this edition for Saturday, November 21, hospitalizations continue to climb as COVID-19 cases break more records, an expert explains the relationship between climate change and extreme weather, such as hurricanes, and Art Garfunkel offers fresh insight on his time in the iconic duo Simon & Garfunkel, and his relationship with Paul Simon. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Saturday, November 14, the latest on the presidential transition including plans for the Pentagon, COVID-19 cases explode around the country with U.S. numbers reaching new highs, and the challenges President-elect Joe Biden may face to implement his ambitious climate agenda. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Sunday, November 8, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris call for unity in their address to the nation and move ahead with the transition while President Trump refuses to concede. Jeff Greenfield joins to discuss election results, and, did a fatal shooting in Philadelphia help galvanize voters? Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Saturday, October 31, PBS NewsHour Weekend is in North Carolina reporting on the issues the battleground state is voting for and how it’s grappling with climate change. Also, a look at political advertising and the most expensive campaign season as both candidates hit key swings in the final weekend before Election Day. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from North Carolina.
On this edition for Sunday, October 18, PBS NewsHour Weekend is in Ohio, reporting on how its cities are coping with the financial stresses unleashed by the pandemic, and the political state of play in the swing state as both campaigns appeal to voters weeks before the election. And, our report from
ground zero of the Azerbaijan - Armenia conflict. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Columbus, OH.
On this edition for Saturday, October 12, PBS NewsHour Weekend comes to you from the battleground state of Ohio where we look at how different cities in the state were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the political state of play. Also, with less than three weeks to go for the election, the Biden and Trump campaigns double down on swing states. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Columbus, OH.
On this edition for Saturday, October 10, President Trump holds his first large in-person public event since his COVID-19 diagnosis even though it's unclear if he is still contagious and in “Roads to Election 2020,” Maine’s unique voting system and why it matters this election.
On this edition for Sunday, October 4, mixed messages over President Trump’s health as he remains hospitalized after being diagnosed with COVID-19. And in our ongoing series “Roads to Election 2020” we stop by California where the future of the gig workers for ride-share companies in the state is on the ballot. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.