• U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a "Thank You USA" tour rally in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S., December 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSVGEL
    December 9

    Friday on the NewsHour, President-elect Donald Trump leverages his “thank you” tour to stump for a Republican Senate candidate from Louisiana. Also: President Obama orders a review of campaign cyberattacks, how fake news spreads, whether female Marines can meet the same standards as men, a crackdown on “live-work” spaces after the Oakland fire and the political analysis of Shields and Brooks. Continue reading

  • Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs Group Inc president and chief operating officer, arrives for a meeting at Trump Tower to speak with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in New York, U.S., November 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTSTWJL
    December 9

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was for the third stop for President-elect Donald Trump’s “Thank you” tour. He used it to stump for the state’s Republican Senate candidate, who faces a runoff on Saturday. Also, the Trump team announced that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) is the choice for secretary of the interior and that Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn will head the National Economic Council. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about counter-terrorism during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base, home to U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, in Tampa, Florida, U.S. December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTSUYZF
    December 9

    In our news wrap Friday, President Obama has ordered a full review of cyberattacks during the presidential campaign, according to the White House. A number of Democrats have complained that Russian hacking was intended to assist the now president-elect. Also, the Senate was divided over a bill to fund the government, as the midnight deadline for its passage loomed. Continue reading

  • A firefighter looks out of the burned out warehouse as recovery teams continue to investigate the fatal fire in the Fruitvale district of Oakland, California, U.S. December 5, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam - RTSUTJU
    December 9

    In the wake of Oakland’s fatal Ghost Ship warehouse fire, cities across the country are cracking down on safety at similar “live-work​” ​spaces; Baltimore artist Que Pequeño was abruptly evicted this week from a building known as Bell Foundry. While the regulations are intended to protect residents, these spaces are often the only places low-income residents can afford. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks with the media after meeting with families of the victims of the November 28 attacks at Ohio State University, in The Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RTSVBBS
    December 8

    Thursday on the NewsHour, President-elect Donald Trump meets with first responders of the Ohio State stabbings. Also: The House approves a government funding bill containing state aid, Mr. Trump’s pick to head the EPA, three women train for combat positions previously off-limits, Mr. Trump’s Wall Street economics team, journalism in the digital age and remembering iconic astronaut John Glenn. Continue reading

  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump arrives at John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RTSVB4V
    December 8

    President-elect Donald Trump left New York on Thursday and flew to Columbus, Ohio, to meet with first responders to last week’s stabbings at Ohio State University. Meanwhile, he formally announced Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general and a critic of climate-change regulations, as his pick to head the EPA, and fast-food executive Andy Puzder for labor secretary. Lisa Desjardins reports. Continue reading

  • Retiring U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (R) unveils a portrait in is honor on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. December 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSVBGO
    December 8

    In our news wrap Thursday, the House approved a bill to fund the government through April. It includes disaster relief for Louisiana and aid for the contaminated water system in Flint, Michigan. Despite its passage, members of both parties complained about the legislative process. Also, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid gave his final speech to the chamber, after serving for 30 years. Continue reading

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt departs after a meeting with U.S. President elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower New York, U.S., November 28, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTSTQYT
    December 8

    President-elect Donald Trump has selected Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general and a critic of climate-change regulations, to head the EPA. Judy Woodruff sits down with Scott Segal of Bracewell and Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, to discuss whether Pruitt’s background suggests “radicalism” and the incoming administration’s promise of regulatory reform. Continue reading

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    December 8

    Until recently, women were barred from U.S. military combat jobs. Today females are volunteering for the most physically and mentally grueling Marine roles. But is the Corps helping or hurting women recruits’ readiness by separating training from males? In a two-part series, William Brangham follows three female Marine recruits as they embark on tougher training than they have ever undergone. Continue reading

  • A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters
    December 8

    From the early days of his campaign, one of Donald Trump’s rallying cries was to “beware of Wall Street.” But the president-elect’s Cabinet picks of Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross are stalwarts of the financial establishment. Special correspondent Paul Solman speaks with banker-turned-journalist William Cohan about the relevance of their backgrounds and if the president-elect cheats at golf. Continue reading