• U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives at the airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. October 28, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder  - RTX2QW71
    October 28

    Friday on the NewsHour, the FBI re-evaluates Hillary Clinton’s private email server after discovering additional material. Also: the Supreme Court will hear a transgender-rights case, analyzing the Clinton email news, which states remain in play, a “bill of rights” for sexual-assault survivors, a victory for marine conservation, the analysis of Shields and Brooks and why fashion needs a makeover. Continue reading

  • A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. The University of California will designate gender-neutral restrooms at its 10 campuses to accommodate transgender students, in a move that may be the first of its kind for a system of colleges in the United States.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY POLITICS) - RTR48EXM
    October 28

    In our news wrap Friday, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first case on transgender rights, which involves a transgender teen in Virginia who was barred from using the boys’ bathroom at a high school. Also, the secretary of the interior says she’s “profoundly disappointed” with the acquittals of seven defendants accused of conspiracy for taking over an Oregon wildlife refuge for 41 days. Continue reading

  • FBI Director James Comey testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 28, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTSPUVE
    October 28

    Director James Comey announced the FBI will review a new batch of emails apparently related to Hillary Clinton’s private server. The messages were discovered in an unrelated investigation concerning former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner’s alleged communication with a 15-year-old girl. To discuss the startling development, Judy Woodruff speaks with the Wall Street Journal’s Devlin Barrett. Continue reading

  • U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2QW67
    October 28

    This campaign season, the electoral map has undergone major upheaval — and the race could come down to just a handful of critical states. For insight into what’s motivating voters in hotly contested Texas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and New Hampshire, Judy Woodruff is joined by Emily Ramshaw of The Texas Tribune, Andra Gillespie of Emory University and Paul Steinhauser of NH1. Continue reading

  • NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14:  TV personality Tim Gunn attends The BUILD Series Presents Tim Gunn discussing the fifteenth season of "Project Runway" at AOL HQ on September 14, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
    October 28

    Fashion consultant and television personality Tim Gunn thinks it’s time clothing designers offered styles that work for everybody — not only extremely thin models. After all, the average American woman is between sizes 16 and 18, or what the industry calls “plus size.” He admits the task of democratizing fashion will be a challenging one, as designs must be re-imagined and not merely resized. Continue reading

  • A yet-to-be-released Segway Ninebot personal transportation robot is seen onstage during the Intel keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX2177Q
    October 28 BY  

    It is not the technology that determines who gets the benefits of major innovations; it is laws that govern technology, which in turn are made by politicians. Specifically, the laws on patents and intellectual property more generally will determine whether advances in technology are associated with increasing inequality or broadly shared prosperity. Continue reading

  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas walks to his vehicle after attending the 64th Annual Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, U.S., October 2, 2016.    REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTSQFPH
    October 27

    Thursday on the NewsHour, new allegations arise against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Also: The Republican Party’s women problem, new emails showing Bill Clinton profiting from foundation donors, new rules for broadband providers, why America’s prosperity could be its downfall, a young boy chosen to be a Buddhist leader and Anthony Bourdain on his journey from fry cook to famous chef. Continue reading

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign event in Springfield, Ohio, U.S., October 27 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2QRBF
    October 27

    With 12 days to go until the election, Donald Trump made a push in must-win Ohio. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton appeared in North Carolina with Michelle Obama for their first joint appearance this election season. Separately, both candidates were asked about how they would interact with their opponent after the election. Lisa Desjardins reports. Continue reading

  • A firefighter with a rescue dog search a collapsed building after an earthquake in Borgo Sant'Antonio near Visso, central Italy, October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi - RTX2QORH
    October 27

    In our news wrap Thursday, two powerful earthquakes destroyed a 15th century church and hundreds of homes in the Italian town of Visso. Also, Libya’s navy reported that at least 90 people — mostly African migrants — drowned when their rubber boat tore apart. Continue reading

  • U.S. Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses for an official picture with other justices at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, in this file photo taken October 31, 2005. Thomas ended a decade of silence from the bench at U.S. Supreme Court arguments on Monday when the conservative justice unexpectedly posed questions during a gun rights case from Maine.    REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files - RTS8NAE
    October 27

    There are new sexual assault allegations aimed at Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In the wake of Donald Trump’s “Access Hollywood” tape, as women took to social media to recount their experiences, one lawyer wrote about being groped by Thomas as a young scholar. The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle broke the story and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the allegations. Continue reading