• A relative of Gulsen Bahadir, a victim of Tuesday's attack on Ataturk airport, mourns at her flag-draped coffin during her funeral ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Osman Orsal - RTX2IVPI
    June 29

    Wednesday on the NewsHour, an update on the deadly attack at Istanbul’s busy airport. Also: CIA Director John Brennan talks global security, the education of incarcerated teens, the Juno spacecraft’s five-year mission to Jupiter, why the head of the 2016 Olympics says worries are overblown and a new book about the lessons of tribal societies. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference during the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa, Canada June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  - RTX2IXSL
    June 29

    In our news wrap Wednesday, President Barack Obama pushed back at Donald Trump’s threats to pull the U.S. out of the North American and Pacific trade deals. The president didn’t mention Trump by name but said at a summit that cutting off trade would “make everyone poorer.” Also, EU leaders warned post-Brexit Britain that if it wants access to the European market, it must accept European workers.
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  • Turkish flags, with the control tower in the background, fly at half mast at the country's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, following yesterday's blast in Istanbul, Turkey, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2IUJC
    June 29

    For Turks, the Istanbul attack has left them feeling more vulnerable, especially since it was so indiscriminate. ISIS is believed to be behind the suicide bombing and has a strong network in the country. Judy Woodruff discusses the attack with Amberin Zaman of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and with special correspondent Jane Ferguson in Istanbul.
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  • CIA Director John Brennan testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on "diverse mission requirements in support of our National Security", in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RTX2GKRD
    June 29

    CIA Director John Brennan sat down with Judy Woodruff to discuss the repercussions of the Istanbul attack and whether the U.S. was vulnerable to similar attacks. He was asked about Secretary of State John Kerry’s comments that Iran has been helpful in the fight against ISIS. “They need to do more,” he said. He also weighed in on the Benghazi report and the impact of Brexit on intel gathering. Continue reading

  • The Rio 2016 Olympic medals are pictured at the  Casa da Moeda do Brasil (Brazilian Mint) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 28, 2016.  REUTERS/Sergio Moraes      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY   - RTX2ITPT
    June 29

    The Olympic games open in less than six weeks away and organizers insist that Rio is ready. The venues will be completed and concerns over Zika and security are overblown they say even as more high-profile athletes say they’re not going. John Yang talks to Sidney Levy, CEO of the Rio 2016 Committee​.
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  • Director and journalist Sebastian Junger talks about the film "Which Way Is The Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington" during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA) - RTR3CRI8
    June 29

    The NewsHour continues our series on great summer reads with the latest from Oscar-nominated documentarian and “Perfect Storm” author Sebastian Junger. It’s called “Tribe: On Homecoming And Belonging.” It’s a modern take on what we can learn from tribal societies when it comes to loyalty, belonging and the quest for meaning. Jeffrey Brown talks to Junger. Continue reading

  • Growing balls of money. Photo by PM Images/Getty Images
    June 29 BY  

    The world’s central banks are likely to vastly increase their money creation, resulting in the biggest monetary bubble ever, with perhaps $100 trillion more new money on its way into the global economy, predicts economist Terry Burnham. Continue reading

  • Demonstrators gesture outside the Houses of Parliament during a protest aimed at showing London's solidarity with the European Union following the recent EU referendum, in central London, Britain June 28, 2016.         REUTERS/Dylan Martinez   - RTX2IQRY
    June 28

    Tuesday on the NewsHour, a raucous meeting of the EU’s parliament exposes the deep divide created by the UK decision to leave. Also: Findings of a two-year report on Benghazi, how juvenile sex offenders are getting locked up for decades, a conversation with the Obama administration’s solicitor general, Sherman Alexie on his first children’s book and remembering basketball coach Pat Summitt. Continue reading

  • Paramedics help casualties outside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast, June 28, 2016.     REUTERS/Ismail Coskun/IHLAS News Agency. TURKEY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN TURKEY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. - RTX2IRCE
    June 28

    In our news wrap Tuesday, a terror attack at Istanbul’s main airport killed several people. At least one suicide bomber opened fire and then blew himself up, according to the Turkey’s justice minister. Also, Volkswagen will spend about $15 billion to settle an emissions cheating scandal, according to the Department of Justice. Continue reading

  • U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton comments on the just-released Benghazi report as she speaks at Galvanize, a learning community for technology, in Denver, U.S. June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX2IQ8L
    June 28

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton loomed large in the House Republican probe of the deaths of the U.S. ambassador to Libya in the Benghazi attack. Hauled before a GOP panel, she was grilled for eight hours. On Tuesday, an 800-page report landed and House Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-SC, denied the probe was ever about Clinton. Political director Lisa Desjardins joins Gwen Ifill.
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