Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • Full Episode | Sunday, July 20, 2014
    On Sunday's edition of NewsHour Weekend, Secretary Kerry says there is an enormous amount of evidence that the downed Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down by a Russian-made missile. Also: An escalation of fighting in Gaza as 13 Israeli soldiers and dozens of Palestinians are killed. And in our signature segment, new programs to get you to do what you want to do -- but can't -- are on the rise.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
  • Locals struggle to escape violence in Gaza after bloody day
    In what was the bloodiest day of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in recent years, local residents in the densely populated region are struggling to escape the violence, as the general mood in the Gaza Strip devolves into a stressful, anxious state of mind.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
    Violence increased in Gaza today in what was the bloodiest day of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in recent years.
  • No sign of violence letting up in Gaza after deadliest day
    Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday offered a robust defense of Israel’s military operations to end rocketfire from Gaza and to destroy hidden tunnels, calling on Hamas to negotiate. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced regret about civilian casualties in Gaza but said the Israeli military will press on.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
    Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
  • What's the latest evidence recovered from MH17?
    Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Borodai said today that critical evidence has been recovered from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that is believed to have been shot down Thursday near the Ukrainian-Russian border. Secretary of State John Kerry said there was overwhelming evidence that pro-Russian separatists shot down the plane.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
  • Washington D.C. becomes latest city to decriminalize pot
    This week, the District of Columbia became the latest jurisdiction to decriminalize possession of marijuana. It’s part of a growing national trend that may signal a changing attitude across the nation about the issue.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
    Photo by Flickr user Coleen Whitfield
  • Can betting against yourself help you save money?
    Behavioral science is behind a host of new online applications that help nudge people into making better decisions on everything from health care to saving money.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014

Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • Saturday, July 19, 2014
    On Saturday's NewsHour Weekend, the latest from eastern Ukraine on the downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane. Also: Israeli troops intensify their search for tunnels in Gaza to conceal rockets. And in our signature segment, eight months after the strongest typhoon ever recorded made landfall in the Philippines, reconstruction efforts in the area show few signs of progress.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2014
    July 19, 2014
  • Gaza invasion: What's the latest on the ground offensive?
    Palestinian militants invaded Israel through a tunnel Saturday and killed several Israeli soldiers, which marks the second time in three days that militants have used tunnels to invade. A journalist in Jerusalem gives the latest on the ground offensive.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2014
    Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
  • Did Russia destroy evidence of the crashed MH17?
    Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Russian separatists today of destroying evidence that could offer clues about the downing of the Malaysian Airlines plane that went down in Ukraine earlier this week.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014

  • Why political division is multiplying in Wisconsin
    The residents of metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin are increasingly split by race, political party and geography. A major fight over Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 helped widen the divide. Gwen Ifill talks to residents and local politicians about the fractured political landscape and what the polarization means on a national level, and Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in with analysis.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • Shields and Brooks on Israel’s incursion, challenging Russia
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss potential consequences of the attack on a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine and the ground invasion by Israel into Gaza.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • How is the U.S. mediating the Mideast crisis?
    Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the progress of Israel’s ground invasion into Gaza and how Hamas is responding, plus the changing outlook for a cease-fire, as well as America’s role in attempting to bring about peaceful resolution.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
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  • MH17 crash in war zone poses security challenges
    Leaders from around the world have called for an investigation into who shot down the Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine. But how can that be done in the middle of a violent, political conflict? Hari Sreenivasan gets more insight from P.J. Crowley, former State Department official and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    An armed pro-Russia militant stands guard at the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a round of interviews Sunday that there is a very clear sign of responsibility pointing to the rebels for this tragedy. Photo by Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images
  • Netanyahu warns Gaza ground offensive could grow
    Israeli tanks kept rolling across the Gaza border with a steady stream of heavy fire. In the first full day of Israel's ground invasion, one soldier died, while Palestinians reported at least 30 Gazans were killed. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the operation is essential and could expand. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • Full Episode | July 18, 2014
    Tonight on the program, we take a look inside the investigation of the downed Malaysia Airlines and the security challenges of a war zone crash site. Also: Israeli PM Netanyahu warns Gaza that the ground offensive could grow, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top news and why political division is multiplying in Wisconsin.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    July 18, 2014
  • Understanding the risks of flying in unfriendly skies
    For a closer look at the challenges on the ground at the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in Eastern Ukraine, Judy Woodruff talks to Matt Frei of Independent Television News from Donetsk. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins in to discuss why the jetliner was on a flight path over a conflict zone.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
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  • Russia, rebels deny direct role in passenger plane crash
    A Malaysia Airlines jet had been flying from the Netherlands to Malaysia when it was hit by a missile and exploded over Eastern Ukraine. European monitors say they have been blocked from the crash site, and some reports claimed pro-Russian rebels took the aircraft’s black box recorders. Judy Woodruff reports on counter-accusations flying between Ukraine, the separatists and Russia.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • News Wrap: UN reports sharp rise of Iraq civilian deaths
    In our news wrap Friday, the United Nations reported that between January and June, nearly 5,600 civilians were killed in Iraq. Sunni extremists have stepped up their fight against the Iraqi government since the beginning of the year. Also, the Obama administration approved the use of sonic cannons for oil and gas exploration in Atlantic waters off the East Coast.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • Veteran graffiti artist RISK on his evolving art form
    For more than 30 years, Los Angeles-based artist RISK has made the world his canvas, creating colorful murals on everything from highway overpasses -- known as “heavens” -- to dilapidated buildings, walls, trains and buses.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2014
    Graffiti artist RISK recently painted a color-field mural at Miami Marine Stadium, which sits abandoned.
  • Tacloban still struggles to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan
    Seven months after Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest to ever make landfall, ravaged the city of Tacloban in the Philippines, reconstruction is still lagging and citizens are living in deplorable conditions.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    Death Toll Rises in Philippines Following Impact Of Super Typhoon

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Full Episode | Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Tonight on the program, we look into eastern Ukraine, where a Malaysian Airlines flight was downed by a ground missile attack. Also: Israel begins to move a ground offensive into Gaza, we talk with the PLO ambassador to the U.S., GM CEO Mary Barra faced a Senate hearing, how few HIV resources are left available to gay Ugandans under a new law, and looking back on Geraldine Ferraro.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • Few HIV health resources remain for at-risk Ugandans
    While the United Nations has reported optimistic news about controlling the global epidemic of HIV and AIDS, Uganda’s infection rates are expected to grow in light of increased stigma for at-risk groups like gay men and sex workers. Jeffrey Brown reports on how discrimination and marginalization may be a major roadblock for effective treatment and prevention.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • How Geraldine Ferraro changed politics for women
    Thirty years ago, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to be named a vice presidential nominee on a major party ticket. Ferraro’s daughter, filmmaker Donna Zaccaro, tells the story of her mother’s trailblazing career in a new documentary. Judy Woodruff talks to Zaccaro about "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," and the effect she had on American politics and culture.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • CEO Mary Barra defends GM’s top lawyer at Senate hearing
    General Motor's top lawyer became the top target at a Senate hearing on ignition switch defects that GM failed to address for years. The automaker's own internal report found that the legal staff had failed to share details of related crash settlements, but CEO Mary Barra defended GM’s general counsel Michael Millikin. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • Egypt, Hamas divisions complicate prospects for cease-fire
    Judy Woodruff talks to Khalil Jahshan of the Arab Center of Washington and Natan Sachs of the Brookings Institution about the objective and depth of Israel’s ground operations into Gaza and Hamas’ reasons for resisting an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
    Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
  • PLO rep. on seeking political solutions to Mideast conflict
    The Israeli ground assault on Gaza surprised officials who have been working in Cairo to negotiate a permanent cease-fire. Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s representative to the U.S., joined chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner an hour before the incursion was announced to discuss the prospects of halting the violence.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • Israel to target ‘terrorist tunnels’ with ground assault
    Though the day started with a temporary truce, the conflict between Israel and Hamas escalated as Israel began a ground assault in Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said the operation would target “terrorist tunnels” from Gaza into Israel. Gaza residents reported heavy shelling along the border. Judy Woodruff reports.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • News Wrap: Obama warns Putin of further sanctions
    In our news wrap Thursday, President Obama advised Russian President Vladimir Putin to avoid further sanctions, a day after new measures to punish Moscow’s support of Ukrainian rebels. Putin said the sanctions will push U.S.-Russia relations to a “dead end,” and harm U.S. interests. Also, Microsoft announced its biggest plans for layoffs ever.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
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