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PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 21, 2019

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Thursday on the NewsHour, a new election is ordered for a contested North Carolina congressional district. Plus: “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is arrested after police say he lied about a supposed hate crime, a Coast Guard officer faces weapons and drug charges, ex-FBI official Andrew McCabe discusses his new book, a unique program connects U.S. and Mexican farmers and trade tensions with China.

WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
News Wrap: Pope Francis opens historic summit on sex abuse

Smollett case appears to unravel, as police file charges

Arrested Coast Guard officer had stockpiled weapons

Do-over election in N.C. district requires new primaries

Why Andrew McCabe sees the president as a threat

Nonprofit seeks cultural bridges between U.S. and Mexico

Who holds the power in potential U.S.-China trade war?

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