• U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he boards his flight after visiting Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park at Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2EG6Y
    May 27

    Friday on the NewsHour, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima and pays tribute to the bombing victims. Also: Inside Obama’s nuclear legacy, a new film recognizes American POWs killed at Hiroshima, the fight for food accountability on Capitol Hill, Shields and Brooks talk politics and how comfort dogs help victims of child abuse make it through court. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Barack Obama lays a wreath at a cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  - RTX2EFVU
    May 27

    President Obama on Friday visited Hiroshima, which was devastated when the U.S. dropped the atom bomb on it in 1945. Obama joined Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in paying solemn tribute to the tens of thousands who died in the strike and met with survivors. He offered no apologies but renewed his call for nuclear disarmament. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • Graduating students listen during the 365th Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. May 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTX2ED67
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    Here are five of the most valuable tidbits taken from some of the best addresses delivered to the class of 2016. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. May 24, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSFS0J
    May 26

    Thursday on the NewsHour, President Obama takes aim at Donald Trump as the billionaire clinches the GOP nomination. Also: Ecuador looks to rebuild after its devastating earthquake, new “superbug” becomes first drug-proof bacteria to hit U.S. soil, how patent trolls are shaking down American innovators, D.C.’s music scene goes “Live at 9:30” and Tim Heidecker wants you to stop stealing his content. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Barack Obama attends a news conference during the 2016 Ise-Shima G7 Summit in Shima, Japan May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2EA7I
    May 26

    On the day Donald Trump appeared to have clinched the number of pledged delegates required for the GOP nomination, he delivered a major energy address that criticized President Obama as much as it did Hillary Clinton. Obama returned the favor, telling the international media that world leaders are afraid of a “President Trump.” John Yang reports. Continue reading

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    May 26

    In our news wrap Thursday, the fight over LGBT rights in Congress sank a major energy bill, after both Republicans and Democrats voted down legislation containing separate provisions banning discrimination by federal contractors and defending North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law. Also, more than 4,000 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean a day after hundreds died while crossing. Continue reading

  • (From L) Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, French President Francois Hollande, US President Barack Obama, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker , European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Prime Minister David Cameron walk out to the family photo event during the first day of the Group of Seven (G7) summit meetings in Ise Shima, Japan, May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Watson/Pool - RTX2E9NR
    May 26

    Donald Trump’s rise to the top of the Republican party has perturbed many observers in the U.S., but how is the international community reacting to the New York billionaire? Judy Woodruff talks to Geoff Dyer of the Financial Times, Joyce Karam of Al-Hayat and Alan Gomez of USA Today for more on how the GOP nominee is perceived around the globe Continue reading

  • A man observes a building, that had been severely damaged in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake last month, but suffered more damages after two tremors struck Ecuador's coast in Manta, Ecuador, May 18, 2016. REUTERS/Patricio Ramos EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. - RTSEXB2
    May 26

    It’s been just over a month since a deadly earthquake devastated Ecuador’s Pacific coast, destroying thousands of buildings and impacting at least a quarter-million people. As the government struggles with recovery costs and moves to rebuild, the disaster has also highlighted the need for tougher buildings codes — and enforcement. Special correspondents Bruno Frederico and Nadja Drost report.
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  • MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria strain is seen in a petri dish containing agar jelly for bacterial culture in a microbiological laboratory in Berlin March 1, 2008. MRSA is a drug-resistant "superbug", which can cause deadly infections.    REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY) - RTR1XRUZ
    May 26

    A 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman has been found carrying a strain of E. coli that is resistant to last-resort antibiotics, which researchers say marks the first appearance of a drug-proof bacteria on U.S. soil. Scientists in Pennsylvania are working with the Centers for Disease Control to find a way to fight the superbug. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Beth Bell of the CDC for more.
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    May 26

    The U.S. economy is driven by innovation, but unwelcome “patent trolls” are gunking up the system. Patent reform bills sit idle in Congress as the “trolls” set up companies for the sole purpose, critics say, of shaking down inventors while never creating anything. “We just have to write ’em a check so they’ll go away,” says one disgusted app maker. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
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