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WATCH: On Super Tuesday, Dems Can Gain Delegates Without Winning a Primary

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This week’s Super Tuesday will include results from 14 states and one U.S. territory. In all, 1,357 delegates are at stake. But Democrats do not have winner-take-all rules, so presidential candidates can gain a fair number of delegates without actually “winning” a primary at all. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield explains.

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WATCH: An Infectious Disease Specialist on What We Do and Don’t Know About COVID-19

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After infecting tens of thousands in China, the novel coronavirus has reached dozens of other countries — at least 48 in total. Public health officials say it’s almost inevitable the illness will spread more extensively within the U.S. So what do we know about COVID-19, and how can we prepare for a broader outbreak? PBS… Read More

President Donald Trump takes questions from the media before boarding Maine One at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, en route to Camp David in Maryland.

WATCH: Trump to Hold News Conference on Coronavirus U.S. Threat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he’ll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S. The president is expected to hold a news conference at 6:30 p.m. ET. Watch in the player above. Trump tweeted… Read More

From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC.

WATCH: Could the 2020 Democratic Nomination Still be up for Grabs Come Convention?

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Wednesday’s fiery 2020 Democratic debate came at a critical moment in the campaign, right before the Nevada caucuses and with early voting underway in a dozen states. Judy Woodruff talks to ABC News’ Matt Dowd, former chief strategist for President George W. Bush’s reelection campaign, and Democratic campaign advisers Michael Meehan and Iam Sams about… Read More

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WATCH: Why More Older Workers are Finding Themselves Unemployed as Retirement Approaches

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Many Americans plan to do the bulk of their retirement saving in their 50s. But what happens if you lose your job at that age instead? According to researchers, the situation is common, and laid-off older workers have a harder time finding a new job — especially one that pays their previous salary. PBS NewsHour… Read More

WATCH: Visiting the Most Vulnerable Place on Earth: the ‘Doomsday Glacier’

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The Thwaites Glacier is the largest, most menacing source of rising sea levels all over the world, and it is melting at an alarming rate. For years, scientists have warily watched it from afar, but in November, a team set out on a perilous journey to investigate what is happening below. PBS NewsHour science correspondent… Read More

Security personnel arrive near the site of an attack near the Bagram Air Base In Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. A powerful suicide bombing Wednesday targeted an under-construction medical facility near the Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military said.

WATCH: Will Short-term Deal Between U.S., Taliban Pave the Way for Afghan Peace?

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The U.S. has reached a short-term agreement with the Taliban that could pave the way for ending the war in Afghanistan that has endured for nearly 20 years. Under the plan, U.S. forces and the Taliban agree to a temporary cessation of violence and a phased approach to the withdrawal of American troops. But is… Read More

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WATCH: How Vaccine Hesitancy is Contributing to Deadly Measles Resurgence

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As health care officials around the world struggle to respond to novel coronavirus, another deadly — and far more contagious — disease is on the rise, fueled in large part by insufficient immunization. In some countries, military conflict diminishes access to vaccines. But in other parts of the world, misinformation and vaccine hesitancy allow the… Read More

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WATCH: This Super Strong Concrete Could Repair Aging Bridges. Here’s What’s Standing in the Way

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There’s a dire need to repair aging infrastructure in the U.S., and an innovative building material could be a game changer. Embedded with steel fibers, ultra-high performance concrete is about five to 10 times stronger than standard concrete — and unaffordable for most government-funded projects. PBS NewsHour special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Iowa on… Read More

President Donald Trump greets people after delivering his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.

WATCH: What Trump’s Proposed 2021 Budget Says About His Policy Priorities

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President Trump unveiled a $4.8 trillion budget proposal for the 2021 fiscal year on Monday. His plan includes cuts to Medicaid and other social safety net programs, as well as an increase in funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Yamiche Alcindor joins Amna Nawaz to discuss how the president’s “wish list” illustrates his continued… Read More

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WATCH: SpaceX and OneWeb Face Off in Quest for Internet Domination

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In what has already been a busy year in space, the London-based telecommunications company, OneWeb, on Friday launched a second round of satellites into orbit in a bid to expand global internet coverage. The launch followed the return of NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who broke a spaceflight record for female astronauts. The Verge science reporter… Read More

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WATCH: What Does the Data Say About Trump’s Economic Policies?

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In his State of the Union, President Trump emphasized U.S. economic growth, arguing that his administration’s policies are driving it. Friday’s jobs report, which was stronger than many analysts had predicted, is partly in line with those assertions. But the overall American economic picture is more nuanced than Trump’s rhetoric. The New York Times’ Jim… Read More

U.S. astronaut Christina Koch reacts shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-13 space capsule about 150 km ( 80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020.

WATCH: With Record Space Mission, Astronaut Christina Koch Inspires Women Back on Earth

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After spending nearly 11 months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday, parachuting into Kazakhstan with two crewmates aboard a Soviet Soyuz capsule. Koch set a record for the single longest female stay in space and says the milestones she achieved are a tribute to the pioneering women… Read More

A bushfire burns in Bodalla, New South Wales, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.

WATCH: Australian Bushfires Prompt Conversation About Land Management Practices

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Bushfires are still burning in parts of Australia. So far this season, they have claimed the lives of more than 30 people and destroyed tens of millions of acres of land. The ensuing toll on forest and wildlife has prompted new conversations about how Australian land should be managed — and whether a return to… Read More

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WATCH: The Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump | January 29

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U.S. senators will get the first opportunity to ask questions of President Donald Trump’s attorneys and House managers on Wednesday after both sides were given three days to make their case for, and against, removing the president from office. During the Senate impeachment trial, House Democrats argued Trump abused the office of the presidency by… Read More

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What we Know About China’s Coronavirus Outbreak — and What we Don’t

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Chinese officials are racing to respond to a highly contagious pneumonia-like virus that has now killed at least 17 people, infected hundreds more and spread to several other countries. In an effort to contain the illness, the city of Wuhan has issued a partial quarantine and shut down public transportation. But the medical gravity of… Read More

President Donald Trump takes questions from the media before boarding Maine One at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, en route to Camp David in Maryland.

WATCH: Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump | January 23

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House Democrats continue their arguments Thursday, Jan. 23 in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The impeachment trial is expected to resume at 1p.m. ET on Thursday. Missed yesterday’s coverage? Watch all the key moments here: https://youtu.be/W9RKUeei8TE The House managers, seven Democrats who are acting as “prosecutors” during the trial, began making their case… Read More