Full Program: Monday, June 30, 2014

Monday on the NewsHour, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby, rejecting a contraceptives mandate for some corporations. Also: another Supreme Court ruling on organized labor, GM’s pricey plan to compensate its victims, what pediatric cancer survivors have to go through and President Obama’s announcement to push immigration reform without Congress.

Segments from Monday, June 30, 2014

  • Monday, June 30, 2014
    Monday on the NewsHour, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby, rejecting a contraceptives mandate for some corporations. Also: another Supreme Court ruling on organized labor, GM’s pricey plan to compensate its victims, what pediatric cancer survivors have to go through and President Obama’s announcement to push immigration reform without Congress.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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  • President Obama says that until Congress does something
    President Obama says that until Congress does something about immigration reform, he will pursue the matter on his own. The president said he was directing more agents to the U.S. border to respond to a flood of Central American migrant children arriving without parents, and would seek more recommendations from his advisors. Judy Woodruff talks to Julia Preston of the New York Times.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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  • Court rules public unions can't make nonmembers pay fees
    The Supreme Court delivered a setback to organized labor with a 5-4 decision on whether public sector home-health workers have to pay union dues. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal analyzes the arguments and implications with Judy Woodruff.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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  • Exploring GM’s payout plan for ignition switch victims
    To compensate victims of its deadly ignition switch problems, General Motors will pay at least $1 million for each death, plus $300,000 to surviving family members. Kenneth Feinberg, who has previously run high-profile funds for victims, will administer the GM program. He joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the settlement.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
    Its a gloomy day for General Motors, who has been fined $35 million for failing to quickly report defects in the ignition switches of 2.6 million cars. Photo by Flickr user Ahren
  • Pediatric cancer survivors face additional health challenges
    Thanks to better treatments, more people are surviving cancer. But those treatments come with a downside: Survivors, especially those who got sick as children, are at greater risk for other health issues later. The NewsHour's Cat Wise profiles a clinic at the University of California, San Francisco that specializes in caring for survivors of pediatric cancer and studying their long-term health.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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  • Supreme Court limits health care law’s contraception mandate
    The Supreme Court ruled that family-owned corporations with religious objections are not required to pay for the contraceptive coverage of employees or their dependents. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal offers background on the case and Judy Woodruff gets debate on the potential fallout from Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center and attorney Kevin Baine.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
    Lori Windham, senior counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, joins supporters in front of the Supreme Court after the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
  • News Wrap: ISIL declares new Islamic state
    In our news wrap Monday, there was celebration and and condemnation for the announcement of a new Islamic state, or caliphate, in Iraq and Syria, declared by ISIL on Sunday. Also, President Obama formally announced his nominee to replace former Secretary Eric Shinseki at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert McDonald is a former Proctor and Gamble executive and Army captain.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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  • Obama taps business executive to oversee troubled VA
    President Barack Obama nominated former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald on Monday to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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  • Obama to take executive action on immigration reform
    President Barack Obama announced Monday that he would try to fix the nation’s immigration system on his own, taking executive action to advance long-stalled immigration reform.
    Original Air Date: June 30, 2014
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