• June 26 BY  

    Page by page, Jenni B. Baker makes poems out of David Foster Wallace’s novel “Infinite Jest” by erasing much of the text, and creating a new piece of writing from what’s left behind. Continue reading

  • donald trump
    June 25

    On this edition for Sunday, June 25, President Donald Trump faces a test in the U.S. Senate as Republicans try to gather enough votes for their health care plan. Later, climate change has left the Marshall Islands fighting for freshwater. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York Continue reading

  • June 25

    The Republican base is prioritizing repealing the Affordable Care Act above potential consequences of the current proposal, which the Senate is expected to vote on this week, says NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield. On the health care debate and President Donald Trump’s flip-flopping about Russian hacking, Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • yemen
    June 25

    As the U.S. continues to work with Yemen and the UAE on counter-terrorism operations, an Associated Press investigation has found that hundreds of men captured in the hunt for al-Qaida militants are being detained in prisons run by those countries, where allegations of human rights abuses and torture are rife. AP Reporter Maggie Michael, who wrote the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Cairo. Continue reading

  • marshall islands
    June 25

    President Donald Trump has said he is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accords, rejecting that wealthier nations, which have the biggest carbon footprints, should help poorer nations vulnerable to climate changes. One such place is the Marshall Islands, which is affected by these changes and struggling to find fresh water. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports. Continue reading

  • sr
    June 25 BY  

    Endowed in honor of Beyoncé’s visual album “Lemonade,” which was released one year ago, the tuition scholarship is providing four students with $25,000. Continue reading

  • veterans affairs
    June 24

    On this edition for Saturday, June 24, President Trump signs a new law meant to improve accountability at the Veterans Administration, and some communities are creating their own school districts. Later, a look at concerns over understaffing and overcrowding at private prisons and why the federal government uses them. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Continue reading

  • First Section of Long-Planned Brooklyn Bridge Park Opens
    June 24

    In 30 states, geographic communities can legally break away from large public school districts and form their own. As a result, a growing number of white and wealthier neighborhoods are creating their own schools and siphoning property taxes away from poorer, more diverse districts. Lauren Camera, education reporter at U.S. News & World Report, joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • June 24

    The Obama administration last year announced it would phase out privately-run prisons, citing little benefits to public safety and higher rates of assault and violence on the inside. The Trump administration reversed that decision while pointing to potential increases in crime and issues of overcrowding, resurfacing a debate about which strategy is more effective. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports. Continue reading

  • Trump VA
    June 24

    President Trump signed a bipartisan-backed law yesterday aimed at improving the Veterans Administration, which has been criticized for its quality of care. The law creates a new VA accountability office and makes it easier for the VA to fire employees. For more detail on the law, Darlene Superville of the Associated Press joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington. Continue reading