Monday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration plans to cut U.S. aid to three Central American countries. Plus: What happens to Honduran migrants to the U.S. who get deported, House committees prepare to issue subpoenas, a political challenge for Joe Biden, Politics Monday analyzes the 2020 Democratic campaign field, the death of a rap legend, a book on an Irish murder and religion in humor.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Senate considers a change to how it approves nominees for federal courts and critical administration positions, but the idea is not without controversy. Plus: climate change drives Honduran farmers to migrate north, Puerto Rico struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria, an unusual children’s literacy program, baseball economics and college students facing hunger.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, why the U.S. relationship with NATO ally Turkey is becoming increasingly tense -- and how Russia is involved. Plus: Chicago elects its first black female mayor, who is also openly gay, what controversy over Joe Biden’s interactions with women says about social norms and how penguins illustrate the effects of climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Thursday on the NewsHour, members of the Mueller team reportedly express concerns about the attorney general’s interpretation of their report. Plus: Indications that a faulty sensor may have caused the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jet, Syria after the fall of ISIS, NATO at 70, helping sick kids take care of themselves, the film “Hotel Mumbai” and a brief but spectacular take on music and isolation.
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump visits California's border with Mexico, reiterating his stance on immigration but steering clear of threats to stop crossings completely. Plus, how strong is the U.S. economy, one-on-one with Rep. Jerry Nadler, the Rwandan genocide 25 years on, life near the San Diego-Mexico border, analysis from Shields and Brooks, plus Hozier finds hope in uncertain times.
Monday on the NewsHour, Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen is forced to resign, as President Trump seeks an even tougher stance on immigration. Plus: What the Homeland Security staff shakeup means for immigration policy, Trump pressures Iran, Israel prepares to vote, the latest from the 2020 Democratic field, Politics Monday and acclaimed biographer Robert Caro on how he does what he does.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General William Barr appears before Congress and discusses what he might release from the special counsel’s report. Plus: Israel votes in its most competitive election in years, the global rise of hate speech and how to address it, mental health challenges for seniors in long-term care, supporters of Brexit are losing faith and the NCAA men’s basketball champions.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Benjamin Netanyahu secures a fifth term as Israel's prime minister, after a closely contested election. Plus: Astronomers release the first photograph of a black hole, how melting ice in Antarctica could affect coastal communities worldwide, supporting survivors of Mozambique’s recent cyclone, a measles outbreak, Brexit drama and a Kenyan folk singer’s American dream.
Thursday on the NewsHour, the arrest of Julian Assange renews questions about government secrecy and transparency. Plus: The implications of Julian Assange’s arrest, a successful coup in Sudan, rebuilding in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma and in the Midwest after major floods, how Americans are handling tax law changes and a brief but spectacular take on the gig economy in a rural area.
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump announces a series of moves intended to boost development of new high-speed mobile networks. Plus: How Democratic presidential candidates view the idea of slavery reparations, Shields and Brooks on the week in politics, a new book about Barbara Bush and celebrating the life and career of country superstar Loretta Lynn.
Monday on the NewsHour, fire engulfs the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Also: Violent weather rips through parts of the South, the response to President Trump's attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang describes his policy proposals, the week ahead on Politics Monday, a comeback victory by Tiger Woods, and Yo-Yo Ma on the power of culture.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, a fire at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral is out, but devastation remains. Plus: A rare interview with Russian businessman and reported Putin ally Oleg Deripaska, how climate change is changing life in the African Sahel, a medical delivery breakthrough in Rwanda, David Brooks on emerging from loneliness, gardening with an acclaimed landscape designer and pets of the homeless.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, French President Emmanuel Macron sets an ambitious timeline for rebuilding Notre Dame after a devastating fire. Plus: Nick Schifrin talks to National Security Advisor John Bolton about U.S. policy on Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea, remembering Columbine 20 years later, U.S. drone missions over Niger, the risks of booming Antarctic tourism and a legendary comic pair.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Attorney General William Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on possible cooperation between Russian government operatives and members of President Trump’s 2016 campaign. Plus: Legal and political analysis of the Mueller report, as well as how the report is being received abroad.
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump blasts former advisers who told the special counsel’s team he had tried to hinder their investigation. Plus: Russian reaction to the Mueller report, analyzing Mueller’s legal arguments, fighting rheumatic heart disease in Rwanda, uprisings in Algeria and Sudan, Shields and Brooks discuss the fallout from the Mueller report and the new film “The Chaperone.”
Monday on the NewsHour, suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday kill at least 290 people. Also, Ukraine elects a political satirist as its next president, Mueller report fallout, 2020 Democrats on impeachment, Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the week in politics, a book about countering extremism, an unusual view of melting Arctic ice and a humble opinion on the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the death toll in Sri Lanka's Sunday bombings surpasses 300. Plus: The Supreme Court considers whether the census can ask about citizenship, how defiance by the president’s advisers protected him, why Democrats are divided on impeachment, a killing sparks fears of more violence in Northern Ireland, frustrated teachers on the brink and a newly revealed slave narrative.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Mueller report confirmed sweeping Russian meddling in the 2016 election, but the Trump administration downplays the threat to 2020 election integrity. Plus: Rohingya refugees still can’t return home to Myanmar, how voters nationwide feel about fallout from the Mueller report, litigation for an opioid distributor, sex abuse in the Boy Scouts and governing Antarctica.
Thursday on the NewsHour, former Vice President Joe Biden officially enters the 2020 presidential race. Plus: Analyzing Biden's candidacy, especially in the context of race and gender, newsrooms document a widespread problem of police misconduct, the current status and strength of ISIS, Louisiana wonders if its business tax breaks are paying off, the emotions of chimpanzees and Gloria Steinem.
Friday on the NewsHour, the U.S. is facing its worst outbreak of the highly contagious measles virus since it was considered eliminated in 2000. Plus: Resolving migrant family separations, political scandal in Baltimore, how a Saudi woman fought her country's ban on female drivers, Shields and Brooks on the week in politics and a look at a TV series based on Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables.”
Monday on the NewsHour, responding to another deadly incident of apparent domestic terror at a U.S. synagogue, this time in California. Plus: Democratic 2020 candidates launch new policy proposals on the campaign trail, an interview with candidate Sen. Cory Booker, Politics Monday, searching for the disappeared in Colombia, producer T Bone Burnett and remembering director John Singleton.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the political power struggle in Venezuela intensifies as opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for the military to turn against Nicolas Maduro. Plus: What’s next for Venezuela amid the Maduro-Guaido political standoff, a new congressional infrastructure plan, changing how students learn to read, violence against houses of worship, and our Now Read This book club.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General William Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a hearing about the Mueller report that grew contentious at times. Plus: Analysis and political response to Barr’s Senate committee appearance, what’s next for Venezuela's opposition, a Facebook overhaul, at home with a congressional freshman and NASA’s plan to return to the moon.
Monday on the NewsHour, how residents of Southern California are coping with earthquake aftermath. Plus: The sex crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein, an Obama official weighs in on U.S. border detention centers, the latest from the 2020 campaign trail, Politics Monday with Tamara Keith and Amy Walter, the 'complex' truth of the Apollo 11 mission and a housing shortage that connects generations.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, new charges against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein renew attention to the problem of child sex trafficking in the U.S. Plus: A critical legal challenge to Obamacare, preparing for a devastating earthquake, the wave of states legalizing marijuana, remembering Ross Perot and how a view of the ancient Acropolis has sparked a present-day legal battle.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta publicly addresses his role in the controversial 2008 prosecution of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Plus: The British ambassador to the U.S. resigns, how marijuana affects the brain, the U.S. women’s soccer team celebrates its World Cup victory, making baseball safer for fans and getting energy out of buildings.
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump announces he’s ending his legal battle to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census. Plus: An interview with the head of Veterans Affairs, the competitive business of growing marijuana, Rep. Debbie Lesko on the shortage of female Republicans in Congress, how a comic writer addresses reality and a singer on finding identity through music.
Friday on the NewsHour, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid furor over his prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes in 2008. Plus: Tropical Storm Barry threatens New Orleans with flooding, how legal marijuana is confronting challenges of racial inequity, the ideological divide within the Democratic party, political analysis with Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru and folk legend Joan Baez.
Monday on the NewsHour, a political firestorm erupts after President Trump tweets racist messages about four women of color in the House of Representatives. Plus: Responses from both parties to the racist tweets, fear of looming ICE raids, an interview with a Huawei executive, black market marijuana in Colorado, the latest from 2020 Democrats and Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, congressional Republicans and Democrats continue to disagree over President Trump’s controversial tweets. Plus: Why federal prosecutors aren’t bringing charges in the Eric Garner case, the struggle of Venezuelan refugees in Brazil, economic and political progress in Colombia, the newest novel from Colson Whitehead and fallout from the Puerto Rican governor’s leaked texts.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, as President Trump stands by his attacks against four congresswomen, a look at the painful history behind his words. Plus: A conversation about the administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, the troubled relationship between the U.S. and Turkey, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and remembering Justice John Paul Stevens.
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump holds an incendiary rally on the heels of his earlier attacks against four members of Congress. Plus: Former Sen. Jeff Flake on Trump’s rhetoric and Republican support, a database reveals the true scope of the opioid crisis, the potential risks of FaceApp, moving the Smithsonian into the future, craft cannabis and the black experience in documentary film.
Friday on the NewsHour, the confrontation between the U.S. and Iran escalates further. Plus: A conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, dealing with the extreme heat that is a byproduct of climate change, new frontiers of space, 2020 campaign updates, political analysis from Mark Shields and David Brooks and a new musical venture from one of the founders of The Black Keys.
Monday on the NewsHour, protesters in Puerto Rico continue to call for Gov. Ricardo Rossello to resign. Plus: A wave of anti-LGBTQ sentiment in Poland turns into violence, new attention on the 2018 resignation of Sen. Al Franken, Politics Monday with Tamara Keith and Amy Walter, conservative columnist George Will's new book, Harlem in pictures and how Detroit is addressing jobs and homelessness.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Congress and the White House reach a two-year budget deal that should avoid a government shutdown but increases debt. Plus: Boris Johnson will become the next British prime minister, questions for Robert Mueller, a former ally of Nicolas Maduro in the U.S., how changing food stamp eligibility will affect working families and a mobile classroom that brings school to kids.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before two House committees about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction by President Trump in the investigation that ensued. Plus: Legal experts and congressional representatives from both parties analyze the Mueller hearings and the latest on the political chaos in Puerto Rico.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rossello finally announces his upcoming resignation after more than a week of protests. Plus: Democratic and Republican reaction to Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony, the Justice Department says it will resume enforcement of the death penalty, bees in danger, Rotterdam's architecture and a brief but spectacular take on life on Earth.
Friday on the NewsHour, election security is again in the forefront after Robert Mueller and a Senate intelligence report warn of the continued threat of Russian interference. Plus: Turmoil continues over national immigration policy, Poland’s democracy at risk, the 2020 campaign trail grows more contentious, analysis of political news with Mark Shields and David Brooks and a violin virtuoso.
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump continued his verbal assault on Baltimore, prompting outrage from members of both political parties. Plus: The immigration policy debate underlying the Trump-Cummings feud, what a staff shakeup means for U.S. intelligence, the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX, a politically polarized couple, Politics Monday and healing South Africa’s racial divide with food.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, questions about how sexual abuse is handled in the military as a general accused of assault is considered for a high-ranking position. Plus: The latest on separated migrant families, Democratic presidential hopefuls take the debate stage, giving juvenile offenders a second chance, book club reader questions, public schools and student lunch debt, and a special pizza oven.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Federal Reserve cuts a key interest rate for the first time in a decade. Plus: Recapping the first Detroit Democratic debate and previewing the second, an interview with the Army officer accusing Gen. John Hyten of sexual assault, turning fog into water, how North Korea's recent missile launches affect relations with the U.S. and remembering producer Harold Prince.
Thursday on the NewsHour, the Senate passes a two-year budget that raises spending levels and suspends the debt ceiling. Plus: Highlights and insights from the second night of Detroit's Democratic presidential debates, newly naturalized U.S. citizens on immigration, deadly gun violence in Chicago, the economics of slavery reparations and how an actor finds identity by portraying other characters.
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump’s choice for director of national intelligence withdraws from consideration after criticism of his background. Plus: Puerto Rico struggles to find its next governor, a heat wave causes major ice melt in Greenland, what Ohio voters think about Trump’s language on race, political analysis with Mark Shields and David Brooks and special kids' birthday cakes.
Monday on the NewsHour, grief and frustration grip the nation after two mass shootings leave dozens of people dead. Plus: Reports from the shooting scenes in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, analysis of how to prevent future mass shootings, reaction to the tragedies from 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Rep. Tim Ryan and Bill de Blasio, and Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the emotional and political fallout continue from massacres in El Paso and Dayton. Plus: How the city of El Paso and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are responding to the shootings, whether mental illness is a risk factor for violent acts like mass shootings, unrest in Hong Kong, gun legislation, an interview with 2020 Democrat Gov. Steve Bullock and remembering Toni Morrison.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump travels to the bereaved cities of El Paso and Dayton -- but his arrival is not without controversy. Plus: Puerto Rico’s political upheaval continues, reactions from El Paso and Dayton to Trump’s visit, an interview with 2020 Democrat Tom Steyer, Grand Cayman’s health care tourism, director Ron Howard and a vigil for victims of the El Paso mass shooting.
Thursday on the NewsHour, a dire warning about how human land use is exacerbating climate change and jeopardizing the future ability to grow food. Plus: U.S. immigration officials release hundreds of people arrested in raids, addressing mental health in California, the dispute over Kashmir, five years after Ferguson, the music of glaciers and a brief but spectacular take on acting and ethnicity.
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump names retired Adm. Joseph Maguire as acting director of national intelligence. Plus: The enduring emotional toll of Michael Brown’s death on Ferguson, 2020 Democrats attend the Iowa State Fair, the latest politics with David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart, reviving Polish Jewish music and a remembrance of the 31 people killed in last weekend’s mass shootings.
Monday on the NewsHour, violence increases in Hong Kong, where protests against Chinese rule have evolved into a popular revolt. Plus: What Jeffrey Epstein’s death means for a federal sex-trafficking investigation, new rules around immigration and public benefits, 2020 Democrats in Iowa, Politics Monday, redefining endangered species, the gymnastic prowess of Simone Biles and N.C. Wyeth's art.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, a deadly explosion at a Russian nuclear missile testing facility is shrouded in secrecy -- and reflects the growing U.S.-Russia arms race. Plus: Allegations of sexual misconduct against opera star Placido Domingo, phone gambling apps targeting vulnerable users, a Vote 2020 interview with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the shocking robbery of black-owned farmland.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, political unrest simmers in Hong Kong, prompting questions about whether China will unleash a crackdown. Plus: Volatility in the stock market, the danger of coal ash spilling into drinking water, rising temperatures in certain parts of the U.S., Ronald Reagan's complicated race legacy and a festival of folk art that showcases culture and promotes economic opportunity.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Israel reverses course and won’t allow U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, both Muslim-American congresswomen critical of Israeli policy toward Palestinians, to visit. Plus: How China is responding to protests in Hong Kong, Venezuela’s political deadlock, a water crisis in Newark, the role of faith leaders amid political polarization and parenting by the numbers.
Friday on the NewsHour, India’s crackdown in Kashmir leaves millions confined to their homes. Plus: Allegations of abuse among migrant children in government-funded foster care, an existential conflict about land use in the western U.S., previewing 2020 Senate races, political analysis from Michael Gerson and Karen Tumulty, a brief but spectacular take on imagination in art and Woodstock at 50.
Monday on the NewsHour, Planned Parenthood and other organizations providing reproductive health care services to low-income women cope with a change to Title X funding. Plus: Peaceful protest in Hong Kong, the statute of limitations for childhood sexual assault, campaign moves by 2020 Democrats, Politics Monday, theater connecting police with community and Detroit's art on a grand scale.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the leaders of America's largest corporations endorse a more socially minded vision for business -- but can they practice what they preach? Also: The Trump administration dismisses fears of a potential recession, life on the ground in Gaza, tricks of the trade from the CIA's former master of disguise, and hip-hop artist Common discusses his new book.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump overhauls rules about detaining migrant families and doubles down on criticism of American Jews who support Democrats. Plus: What new immigration policies mean for migrant children, Trump cancels a trip to Denmark after rebuff on Greenland, politics in Native populations, conservation vs. development in Montana and monitoring Atlantic puffins in Maine.
Thursday on the NewsHour, tensions between Japan and South Korea heighten with the end of an intelligence-sharing agreement. Plus: The latest from the 2020 campaign trail, economic consequences of the rising U.S. deficit, the risks of guns with high-capacity magazines, regulating European cruise ships, the long economic legacy of slavery and a brief but spectacular take on social anxiety.
Friday on the NewsHour, the trade war between the U.S. and China escalates as both countries announce new tariffs. Plus: The state of the American economy, what’s at stake for Trump at the G-7 summit, devastating fires in the Amazon, the legacy of GOP donor David Koch, Shields and Ponnuru on politics, evaluating the success of global anti-poverty programs and Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch.
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump departs a G-7 summit in which harmony was on display -- but deep divisions lay underneath. Plus: A major opioid ruling against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, the fundraising race among 2020 Democrats, Politics Monday, women reporters in the Middle East, the surprise resignation of a star NFL quarterback and the National Gallery's Oliver Lee Jackson exhibition.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, a conversation with the former Republican congressman who says he’ll challenge President Trump for the party’s 2020 nomination. Plus: Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers tell their stories in court, the health risks of forest fires in the Amazon, how Jair Bolsonaro is changing Brazil, Puerto Rico braces for a tropical storm, Trump’s business interests in politics and school yoga.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Dorian makes its way through the Caribbean, likely sparing Puerto Rico but taking aim at the mainland U.S. Plus: How Trump’s trade wars affect U.S. farming and retail, ongoing British political drama over Brexit, the field of 2020 Democrats shrinks before the September debate, health benefits of spending time outside and a Now Read This book club discussion.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Dorian appears poised to hit Florida. Plus: Kevin McAleenan’s trip to El Salvador to discuss migration, a conversation with Ken Cuccinelli about the Trump administration's immigration philosophy, on the frontlines of war in Ukraine, what less regulation of methane means for the environment and whether greater public R&D investment can revitalize the economy.
Friday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Dorian continues to strengthen, becoming a Category 3 storm as it approaches Florida. Plus: Colombia’s peace deal with the FARC may be coming apart, what New Jersey voters are telling their congressional representatives about impeachment, political analysis with Shields and Brooks, a sculpture that walks and a brief but spectacular take on incarcerated youth.
Monday on the NewsHour, the southeastern U.S. prepares for a possible hit from Hurricane Dorian. Plus: Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas, where rescuers have been unable to get to many of the stranded, a conversation with former Defense Sec. James Mattis, another mass shooting in Texas, Brexit drama in the UK, 2020 Democrats talk gun laws and Politics Monday with Tamara Keith and Amy Walter.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Dorian leaves unprecedented destruction in the Bahamas after lingering for days. Plus: How the southeastern U.S. is preparing for Hurricane Dorian, a conversation with acting DHS Sec. Kevin McAleenan, stemming Central American migration to the U.S., intensifying violence in Afghanistan, Texas copes with a mass shooting and the work of designer Alexander Girard.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the southeastern U.S. watches as a weakened but still potent Hurricane Dorian skirts the coast. Plus: Hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas, confusion around the UK's path to Brexit, Hong Kong drops its controversial extradition bill, Brazil's Amazon burns, what Middle America voters are saying about politics and remembering the victims of the Odessa mass shooting.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Dorian continues a path of destruction along the Carolina coast as relief efforts mobilize for the devastated islands of the Bahamas. Plus: Which DOD projects are losing money to fund border wall construction, Amazon species threatened by deforestation, mixing Mexican art and politics, migrating to save one’s family and a brief but spectacular take on tradition.
Friday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Dorian comes ashore in North Carolina as relief efforts in the Bahamas grapple with immense devastation. Plus: The health implications of detention and family separation for migrant children, warnings about the dangers of vaping, political analysis from Shields and Brooks and the Kennedy Center expands both its physical campus and its community approach.
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump cancels planned talks with the Taliban in the U.S., prompting questions about the outlook for peace in Afghanistan. Plus: The wreckage and turmoil left by Hurricane Dorian, the latest British political chaos over Brexit, Politics Monday, Margaret Atwood on her sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” remembering Marca Bristo and a tribute to fallen U.S. troops.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, National Security Advisor John Bolton steps down amid contradictory reports about what led to his departure. Plus: Assessing Bolton’s tenure in national security, gun control and other legislative priorities for Congress this fall, rodents that perform a critical safety function in Cambodia, the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and remembering photographer Robert Frank.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, more than 20 states appear to have reached a comprehensive settlement with Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of OxyContin. Plus: Results of the N.C. special congressional election, a conversation with Mark Sanford, the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, how the art world is using blockchain, reports of a U.S. mole in the Kremlin and remembering September 11th, 18 years later.
Thursday on the NewsHour, the leading 10 Democratic presidential candidates face off on the debate stage for the first time. Plus: Impeachment momentum in the House, CEOs of major U.S. companies pressure the Senate on gun legislation, ongoing conflict in Syria, why the Federal Election Commission's operations are limited, the pinch of tariffs on the lobster industry and an oral history of 9/11.
Friday on the NewsHour, as more Americans worry that climate change is a crisis, we sit down with Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager galvanizing a global movement to address it. Plus: A conversation about U.S. higher education, a Democratic debate wrap-up, political analysis with Mark Shields and David Brooks, and producer Ken Burns on country music, the subject of his latest PBS documentary.
Monday on the NewsHour, a strike by 50,000 General Motors workers at plants across the country puts the brakes on production. Plus: Airstrikes on two major Saudi oil fields increase U.S. tension with Iran, Israelis go to the polls for the second time in a year, Politics Monday, the first woman of color on network late-night TV and an artist’s brief but spectacular take on his unique visual medium.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testifies before the House Judiciary Committee -- but doesn't say much. Plus: What's at stake in Israel's second election of the year, Texas gun owners talk about universal background checks and red flag laws, how government detention can hurt children and remembering journalist and beloved NewsHour friend Cokie Roberts.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Fed cuts its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months to keep the economy growing. Plus: Will attacks on Saudi oil sites prompt a U.S. military response, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom on President Trump's change to emissions rules, Maine lobsters suffer in warming waters, mining sand in Cambodia, teens on vaping dangers and a special retirement message.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Rep. Adam Schiff weighs in on an "urgent" whistleblower complaint that's causing a standoff between the White House and Congress. Plus: Fallout from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's blackface scandal, the Senate GOP's gun policy ideas, rising costs of Guantanamo Bay, economic risks of a climate crisis, a Native voice in poetry and connecting through portraiture.
Friday on the NewsHour, new details are being reported about a whistleblower complaint that might involve President Trump. Plus: Severe floods in southeastern Texas, the world’s largest climate change demonstrations, why Three Mile Island is closing, political analysis from Shields and Brooks and the movie premiere of the beloved “Downton Abbey.”
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump faces intensified scrutiny after admitting that he asked Ukraine’s leader to investigate Joe Biden. Also: World leaders grapple with the climate crisis at the U.N., a federal court weighs government funding for Planned Parenthood, Politics Monday on Sen. Elizabeth Warren's political fortunes, Brad Pitt’s career in front of and behind the camera, and more.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump's actions with Ukraine. Also: Trump's address at the United Nations, what's next in the Brexit saga, a survivor of sexual assault reclaims her voice, Ta-Nehisi Coates on his first novel and more.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the White House releases a memo of the call between President Trump and the Ukranian president, now at the heart of the impeachment investigation. Also: the staggering damage of climate change on the world's oceans, struggles to root out Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, plus a look at the power and prosperity of modern China.
Thursday on the NewsHour, new details of the whistleblower complaint involving President Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader further roil Capitol Hill. Plus: Reaction to the allegations of presidential misconduct from Rep. Adam Schiff and Kellyanne Conway, legal and political analysis of the incident, the growing power of Chinese President Xi Jinping and a look at South Korean politics.
Friday on the NewsHour, new details emerge about President Trump’s controversial phone call with Ukraine's president and how the White House tried to suppress it. Plus: A historic Chinese infrastructure campaign builds the country’s global influence, courting black voters in South Carolina, political analysis with Mark Shields and David Brooks and a new film on the tragic life of Judy Garland.
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump lashes out as the impeachment inquiry moves forward and his former Homeland Security adviser raises concerns. Also: Presidential candidate Cory Booker on his self-imposed fundraising deadline, analysis from Politics Monday, questions of a Chinese surveillance state amid a rapid tech boom, and author Sally Rooney answers readers' questions.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the president, attorney general and secretary of state are now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry that questions contacts with foreign leaders. Also: Officers in Hong Kong open fire on a young activist, fears of global surveillance as China exports its technology, an explosion of images of child sex abuse and what we’ve learned about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Democrats threaten the White House with subpoenas if they don’t turn over documents related to the Ukrainian affair. Also: Former Sen. Jeff Flake on the GOP’s future, 2020 Democrats on addressing gun violence, China’s electric car market transforms the auto industry, wheelchair tennis players blaze a trail and a Brief but Spectacular take on picturing the possibilities.
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Donald Trump reiterates his desire for foreign involvement in investigating the Biden family, saying he might ask China about the idea. Plus: The implications of Trump’s recent actions, problematic water in Flint five years after the lead crisis, what’s at stake in the General Motors strike, a book on U.S. border policy and China’s booming art market.
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump denies any wrongdoing with regard to urging foreign leaders to investigate the Biden family. Plus: Untangling the Ukraine connection to the Trump impeachment inquiry, a whistleblower complaint related to the president’s or vice president’s tax returns, Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on the week's political news, and persecution of Uyghur Muslims in China.
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump comes under fire from both Republicans and Democrats for abruptly announcing the removal of U.S. troops from Syria. Also: The impeachment inquiry grows as a second whistleblower emerges, Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Politics Monday, a firestorm for the NBA about China, free speech and human rights, and Gary Clark Jr. on the tenor of the times.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the White House blocks a key player in the Ukraine affair from appearing before House lawmakers. Also: The Supreme Court hears arguments on the rights of LGBTQ Americans, why Iraqi citizens are mobilizing in the face of gunfire, a conversation with Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, the life and struggles of college Dreamers and more.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, As Turkey sends troops into Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discusses international flashpoints such as China and Ukraine. Also: Returning to the Bahamas after the storm, the crisis caused by the White House refusing to cooperate with Congress, how Democrats are courting a key voting bloc, new details on the Black Sox scandal and more.
Thursday on the NewsHour, two associates of Rudy Giuliani's are arrested on charges of violating campaign finance law. Plus: California residents face frustration over planned power outage amid wildfire risk, consequences of Turkey’s military assault in Syria, a new book about high profile FBI and Justice Department investigations, and how “Sesame Street” is serious about supporting families.
Friday on the NewsHour, congressional testimony from the former Ukrainian ambassador further roils the impeachment inquiry. Plus: Why Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize, former United Nations ambassador Susan Rice talks U.S. foreign policy, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the latest political news, and an unconventional outdoor art center in Montana.
Monday on the NewsHour, how U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria is reshaping the region’s conflict. Plus: President Trump’s former top Russia adviser is deposed, analysis of the Syrian battleground, House Democrats who aren’t supporting the impeachment inquiry, Politics Monday, Ronan Farrow on revelations in his latest book, a Detroit museum’s hands-on experiences and a “NewsHour” announcement.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, revelations that John Bolton raised alarms about Rudy Giuliani and the Ukraine affair add fuel to the impeachment inquiry. Also: A Syrian city as microcosm of the larger fight, a Texas officer is charged with murder, what to watch in the Democratic debate, defining the criteria for impeachment, the soaring cost of student housing, and Elizabeth Strout's new novel.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump defends his decision to remove U.S. troops from Syria as violence escalates, and the U.S. House votes overwhelmingly to condemn the move. Also: Critical moments in last night's Democratic debate, a new frontier in the fight against Alzheimer's, a chef reintroducing Native American culinary traditions and a Brief but Spectacular take on opioid addiction.
Thursday on the NewsHour, U.S. and Turkish officials agree that Turkey’s military offensive in northern Syria will pause. Plus: Another U.S. diplomat testifies on Capitol Hill as President Trump’s acting chief of staff disputes wrongdoing around U.S. aid to Ukraine, remembering Rep. Elijah Cummings, a possible Brexit deal, resolution of the General Motors strike and using big data creatively.
Friday on the NewsHour, the battleground in northeastern Syria appears to be quieting, as a Turkish operation there pauses to allow Kurdish fighters to leave. Also: Violence in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, more questions about Boeing’s handling of the 737 MAX, former Gov. John Kasich on overcoming political divisions, Shields and Brooks, the art of Native American women and a historic spacewalk.
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump responds to mounting criticism over Syria, the site of the G-7 and an escalating impeachment inquiry. Also: The impact of the U.S. leaving Syria, a one-on-one interview with Bernie Sanders, Tamara Keith and Amy Walter break down the latest political news, a deal in a high-stakes opioid case and healing Flint with nutrition programs.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testifies that the Trump administration did make military aid to Ukraine contingent upon investigations of Trump’s political rivals, and the leaders of Russia and Turkey meet to determine control of northeastern Syria. Plus: Sen. Kamala Harris on her 2020 campaign, a conversation with Kirstjen Nielsen and training students as pilots.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, a group of GOP lawmakers storms an impeachment inquiry session, and President Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey amid controversy over its incursion into Syria. Plus: Mark Zuckerberg in the hot seat, Chicago teachers on strike, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet, Kurds caught in the Syrian crossfire and George Takei on making enemies of each other.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Republicans step up criticism of the House impeachment inquiry after stunning testimony about President Trump’s handling of military aid to Ukraine. Plus: Rep. Jackie Speier on impeachment criticism, Andrew Brunson's Turkish imprisonment ordeal, children held in Cambodian orphanages, how big data changes creativity and a brief but spectacular take on preventing blindness.
Friday on the NewsHour, wildfires rake California, closing schools and forcing evacuations. Plus: Washington political figures say goodbye to Elijah Cummings, what’s behind protests in Lebanon and Chile, President Trump’s federal appeals court nominations, political analysis from Mark Shields and David Brooks, and legendary entertainer Julie Andrews on balancing films and family.
Monday on the NewsHour, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dies during a U.S. special forces raid in northwestern Syria. Plus: Vice President Mike Pence on President Trump and impeachment, what al-Baghdadi’s death means for the threat of ISIS, California endures new wildfires and power outages, and our Politics Monday team, Tamara Keith and Amy Walter, analyzes the latest political news.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, a witness to President Trump’s controversial Ukraine phone call testifies as part of the impeachment inquiry. Plus: Wildfires and power outages continue in California, Boeing faces criticism for deadly 737 Max mistakes, an American TV show revives interest in Chernobyl, Baltimore students challenge educational expectations, paying college athletes and Twyla Tharp.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, fires burn in multiple regions of California, as dry, windy conditions keep the risk of new blazes high. Plus: The factors making wildfires worse, the record number of child migrants detained at the U.S.-Mexico border, a conversation with Julián Castro, mass protests in Lebanon and Iraq, racial and ethnic inequity in clinical medical trials and author Adam Winkler.
Thursday on the NewsHour, the House approves rules for the impeachment process. Plus: New wildfires burn in California, impeachment discussions with Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff and Republican strategist Michael Steel, Twitter decides to ban political ads, how 39 migrants died in a British truck, pursuing entrepreneurship as an older adult and the Washington Nationals win the World Series.
Friday on the NewsHour, former Vice President Joe Biden, considered a leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss his campaign and the presidential impeachment inquiry. Plus: Ukraine fights a battle on two fronts, a second chance for Nashville women in recovery, political analysis from Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson, and a new film about Harriet Tubman.
Monday on the NewsHour, transcripts of some closed-door impeachment inquiry depositions are publicly released. Plus: Rep. Jamie Raskin on the latest developments in the impeachment inquiry, what Kentucky’s gubernatorial race means for President Trump, Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith, how wavering U.S. support has affected the war in Ukraine and music for Nashville seniors.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, transcripts are released from the testimonies of two figures central to the impeachment inquiry. Plus: Analysis of and reaction to the newly released transcripts, U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate deal, criminal justice reform in Oklahoma, standardized tests in higher education admissions, rejecting white supremacy and a new film from actor and director Edward Norton.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, election results from high-profile races in Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia. Plus: The latest revelations from the impeachment inquiry, a conversation with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the risks and benefits of genetic genealogy in solving crimes, the launch of NewsHour’s Broken Justice podcast and Ben Crump’s new book about the racist flaws of American criminal justice.
Thursday on the NewsHour, how far did President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, go to circumvent normal U.S. diplomatic channels with Ukraine? Plus: Saudi Arabia uses Twitter to target dissent, California fire fallout for utility PG&E, the latest on the health care marketplace, privacy issues around DNA testing, toxic pollution over India and Jane Fonda’s climate change crusade.
Friday on the NewsHour, House committees release transcripts from two more witnesses in the impeachment inquiry — and President Trump expresses anger toward the whistleblower. Plus: The 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s collapse, Mark Shields and David Brooks on the week’s political news, a brief but spectacular take on comedy and the year’s blockbuster Leonardo da Vinci exhibition.
Monday on the NewsHour, embattled Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns, leaving the country with a vacuum of power. Plus: Violence grips Hong Kong protests, an impeachment inquiry update, how Rudy Giuliani became involved with Ukraine, Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith, the Supreme Court takes up DACA “Dreamers,” rural arts in Minnesota and a Veterans Day commemoration.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Supreme Court hears arguments around President Trump’s move to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Plus: Impeachment hearings go public, holding gun manufacturers liable for mass shootings, how we got to impeachment, life on Israel's Lebanon and Gaza borders, and how media giants are competing for Americans’ streaming entertainment dollars.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, a historic day in Washington with the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, featuring witnesses William Taylor and George Kent. Plus: Reaction to the diplomats' testimonies from House members as well as legal and foreign policy experts, and why Turkish President Erdogan was welcomed at the White House despite U.S.-Turkey tensions over Syria.
Thursday on the NewsHour, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accuses President Trump of committing bribery with his handling of Ukraine policy. Plus: Controversial emails from presidential adviser Stephen Miller, an exclusive look behind Taliban lines, fighting superbugs, businesses try to retain older employees, a book on elitism, artist Delano Dunn and student letters to the late Gwen Ifill.
Friday on the NewsHour, a second day of public impeachment hearings, featuring former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Plus: President Trump’s longtime associate Roger Stone is found guilty of witness tampering and lying to Congress, protests in Hong Kong enter a new phrase, analysis of the latest political news with Shields and Brooks and rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral.
Monday on the NewsHour, chaos in Hong Kong, as police lay siege to a university campus in which hundreds of protesters are trapped. Plus: A preview of the second week of public impeachment hearings, President Trump’s military pardons, the 2020 Democratic field expands, Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith, Winslow Homer’s love of the sea and distinguishing between migrant and refugee.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, officials who were on President Trump's July 25th phone call with the Ukrainian president testify publicly for the first time. Plus: Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., members of the House Judiciary Committee, share their reactions to the testimony, Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports on countering the rise of white nationalism in schools, and more.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland shares explosive testimony during the fourth day of the impeachment inquiry’s public hearings. Plus: Counselor to President Trump Kellyanne Conway and Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., respond to Sondland’s claims and a preview of the Wednesday night debate among 2020 Democrats.
Thursday on the NewsHour, another packed day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, including testimony from Dr. Fiona Hill and David Holmes. Plus: The impeachment inquiry in historical context, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted, the fifth Democratic presidential debate, how two Nobel-winning economists are fighting poverty and high honors in the arts and humanities.
Friday on the NewsHour, the week’s impeachment hearings are over, but analysis of their impact continues. Plus: The significance of Hong Kong's upcoming election, countering the dangers of vaping through public policy, political analysis with Mark Shields and David Brooks, a Brief But Spectacular take on women in comedy and a preview of a movie about beloved children’s entertainer Mister Rogers.
Monday on the NewsHour, Hong Kong voters deliver a stunning rebuke to Beijing in the first election since protests began months ago. Plus: President Trump clashes with military leadership over a Navy SEAL, Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith, Italy’s falling birthrate drives rising anxiety, David Rubeinstein on America's story and art brings joy to people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the UN has an alarming assessment of the impact of climate change -- and why we’re not doing enough to stop it. Plus: Court decisions and public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, the rise and fall of WeWork, Italian houses selling for cheap, the problem of global plastic use, Karine Jean-Pierre on her immigrant upbringing, found art and the presidential turkey pardon.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, another set of revelations in the inquiry into President Trump’s Ukraine dealings. Plus: How Americans across the country feel about impeachment, shipping speed vs. employee safety at Amazon warehouses, how food growers are striving to reduce wasted product, rising sea levels threaten a small Alaskan town and actress Adrienne C. Moore on her life’s characters.
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump made a Thanksgiving trip to Afghanistan, where he served troops a holiday dinner and met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Plus: The history of impeachment in America, how to reduce food waste, a crackdown on protests in Iran, the outlook for long-haul truckers and former students of viral sensation Flossie Lewis express their thanks to her.
Friday on the NewsHour, the prime minister of Iraq announces his resignation after weeks of protests that have left hundreds dead. Plus: What Afghan women stand to lose if the Taliban return to power, questions about a fatal accident at an Amazon warehouse, turning food waste into electricity, analyzing the week's political news with Shields and Brooks and a preview of the new film “The Report.”
Monday on the NewsHour, the House Judiciary Committee moves closer to impeachment as President Trump travels abroad. Plus: The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in its first gun control case in a decade, 2020 Democrats on the campaign trail, Politics Monday, why millennials are moving away from urban centers and Now Read This with Richard Powers, author of December book pick “The Overstory.”
Tuesday on the NewsHour, House Democrats laid out their case for impeaching President Trump, arguing he abused his power and obstructed justice. Plus: Trump’s visit to a NATO summit in London, Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of the 2020 presidential race, new information about the Sackler family and the opioid crisis, a new book about Brett Kavanagh and a Brief But Spectacular take on photography.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Plus: Legal experts weigh in on testimony from the hearing witnesses, divisions on display at the NATO summit in London, the fallout from cutting eligibility for food stamps and mushroom foragers confront a changing climate.
Thursday on the NewsHour, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally requests the House Judiciary Committee to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Trump. Plus: Lawmaker reaction to the latest impeachment developments, Pete Townshend on rocking his seventies, what a wrongful imprisonment says about American criminal justice and comedian Nick Kroll’s journey through adolescence.
Friday on the NewsHour, much of France is at a standstill amid mass protests of President Emmanuel Macron's proposed pension reforms. Plus: The truth behind the conspiracy theory of Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, analysis of political news with Mark Shields and David Brooks, a Van Gogh exhibition and the challenge of getting farmers the medical care they require.
Monday on the NewsHour, a long-awaited report on the origins of the FBI’s Russia probe finds errors but no evidence of a political conspiracy against President Trump. Plus: The latest on impeachment, an economic giant passes away, the truth about the war in Afghanistan, friction between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg, Politics Monday and Broadway features the music of Alanis Morissette.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, a historic day on Capitol Hill as the House delivers articles of impeachment against President Trump -- and a long-anticipated trade deal. Plus: The details of the USMCA, how strategic mistakes derailed the war in Afghanistan, grim news about Arctic ice melt, why Maryland has harsher prison sentences than other states and the “sober curious” movement among millennials.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Justice Department’s inspector general answers questions from senators about his report on the origins of the Russia investigation. Plus: Reaction to the analysis of the Russia probe, what prompted a deadly New Jersey shootout, Myanmar on trial for possible genocide, the United Kingdom prepares for another election and the medical mystery around vaping illnesses.
Thursday on the NewsHour, a contentious House Judiciary Committee hearing over the case for impeaching President Trump. Plus: A high-stakes election in the United Kingdom, how Congress is looking to lower prescription drug costs, an unusual effort to erase Americans’ medical debt, whether living near trees is better for our health and a Brief But Spectacular take on getting happier with age.
Friday on the NewsHour, the House Judiciary Committee passes two articles of impeachment against President Trump, along party lines. Plus: What’s in the first phase of a U.S.-China trade deal, Mark Shields and David Brooks on impeachment and other political news, the Sahara’s nomadic musicians and a new book about how racists and vandals are distorting the American conversation via social media.
Monday on the NewsHour, the House Judiciary Committee explains its rationale for articles of impeachment against President Trump. Plus: Global climate talks end with little agreement, Politics Monday, protests in India over a law giving non-Muslim refugees an easier path to citizenship, apps to connect child care providers with parents, a Wyoming gun museum and remembering the Battle of the Bulge.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the House Rules Committee considers procedures for Wednesday’s impeachment proceedings, as President Trump unleashes outrage to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Plus: Rep. Jason Crow on impeachment, the latest in Boeing’s 737 Max saga, the Sackler family and opioids, refugees in Kentucky, how maternal stress can affect unborn babies and children’s author Mo Willems.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, the House of Representatives considers two articles of impeachment against President Trump. Plus: Our panel of experts analyzes the day’s events, historical context for impeachment, how an earlier California primary could affect the 2020 Democratic race, cutting-edge medical research around regaining motion after paralysis and debate questions from student reporters.
Thursday on the NewsHour, after the House impeaches President Trump, it's unclear when Speaker Nancy Pelosi will transmit the articles to the Senate to begin Trump’s trial there. Plus: A former House Judiciary Committee counsel during the Nixon impeachment inquiry discusses what happens next, the ongoing political battle over the Affordable Care Act and previews of the night’s Democratic debate.
Friday on the NewsHour, seven leading 2020 Democrats face off at the year's final debate. Plus: Immigrants temporarily held in for-profit prisons complain of abuse, what happens to U.S. asylum seekers forced to remain in Mexico while their cases are processed, Shields and Brooks on politics, a new film version of the classic “Little Women” and two songwriters rediscover their passion for music.
Monday on the NewsHour, a Saudi Arabian court sentences five people to death for their involvement in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Plus: Boeing fires its CEO after a year of upheaval, why so many children are losing access to public health coverage, the latest from the 2020 campaign trail, Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith and how Americans are tracked via their devices.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, thousands of Syrian civilians are caught in the crossfire as forces loyal to the Assad regime advance on Idlib province. Plus: British officials investigate the mysterious death of White Helmets co-founder James Le Mesurier, how President Trump is rolling back energy-efficiency standards for household goods, the decade in entertainment and a festive song from U.S. troops.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, as the year concludes, we examine what it told us about the problem of climate change -- and how to address it. Plus: How foreign policy has evolved over the past decade, repairing Notre Dame Cathedral after a devastating fire, late night TV with Lilly Singh, a conversation with "The Other Americans" author Laila Lalami and military musicians sing “Carol of the Bells.”
Thursday on the NewsHour, how months of mass protest have contributed to political gridlock in Iraq. Plus: Why U.S. territories in the Caribbean are still recovering from 2017 hurricanes, Zimbabwe's worsening food crisis, experimentation in the economics of development, a critically acclaimed memoir, rare J.M.W. Turner watercolors on display and a Brief But Spectacular take on Beach Boy life.
Friday on the NewsHour, how Iran is responding to internal pressure from mass protests and external pressure from U.S. sanctions. Plus: What the outcry over a new Indian citizenship law says about the country’s secular values, Mark Shields and David Brooks review the politics of 2019 and preview 2020 and a new film imagines the interactions between Popes Benedict and Francis.
Monday on the NewsHour, weekend attacks on Jewish and Christian congregations send shockwaves nationwide, reiterating fears of violence toward religious groups. Plus: The fallout from U.S. airstrikes on an Iran-backed militia group in Iraq, 2020 Democrats campaign in Iowa and New Hampshire, Politics Monday with Susan Page and Domenico Montanaro and our Now Read This book club for December.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Iraqi unrest continues, as supporters of an Iran-backed militia attempt to storm the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad. Plus: Two perspectives on U.S. policy on Iraq, what life is like for Afghans under Taliban control, economic trends of the past decade, behind the American decline in charitable giving, a book about power and consent and practicing radical empathy.