Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 24, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, Congress battles over budget priorities as a government shutdown looms. Also: Coal miners in danger of losing benefits, insurance companies pushing Congress for health care reform decisions, France's presidential election runoff, a deadly Taliban strike in Afghanistan, a look ahead with Politics Monday and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on moving on after her husband's death.

Segments from Monday, April 24, 2017

  • Deadly Taliban attack on Afghan base underscores insecurity
    A surprise visit to Afghanistan by Defense Secretary James Mattis underscores growing U.S. concerns. Just three days before, Taliban fighters killed at least 140 Afghan soldiers, reminding the world that it remains a force to be reckoned with. William Brangham talks to former Defense Department official David Sedney.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 406
  • France’s political establishment unites against Le Pen
    Two anti-establishment candidates emerged from the first round of presidential voting in France: independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. Neither candidates are from the political parties that have governed France for decades. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 273
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 24, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, Congress battles over budget priorities as a government shutdown looms. Also: Coal miners in danger of losing benefits, insurance companies pushing Congress for health care reform decisions, France's presidential election runoff, a deadly Taliban strike in Afghanistan, a look ahead with Politics Monday and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on moving on after her husband's death.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 3255
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  • The biggest sticking points fueling government shutdown talk
    With Congress back in session, lawmakers are facing an end-of-the-week deadline in order to keep the government funded and avoid a shutdown. Meanwhile, President Trump is demanding funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Lisa Desjardins and John Yang join Judy Woodruff to discuss what could be at stake in the shutdown showdown.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 320
    A rainy, gray sky tops the U.S. Capitol dome on the first day of the new session of Congress in Washington, U.S. January 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  • Sheryl Sandberg on grief, silence and ‘Option B’
    As one of the best known female executives in the world, Sheryl Sandberg had resources and support when her husband died at 47, but that didn't stop grief from engulfing her and their children. In her new book "Option B," Sandberg writes about grief and resilience in the face of adversity, and offers advice for others experiencing personal tragedy. Sandberg sits down with Judy Woodruff.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 552
  • What have we learned from President Trump’s first 100 days?
    Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s learning curve in his first 100 days, as well as former President Obama’s first public appearance.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 449
  • How cutting off subsidy payments would affect Obamacare
    In the debate over health care reform, President Trump must now decide whether he will continue to make payments to insurance companies in order to cover out-of-pocket costs and deductibles for low-income consumers. Judy Woodruff speaks with Robert Laszewski, president of Healthcare Policy and Marketplace Review, about the ramifications of cutting off those subsidy payments.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 359
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  • Coal miners’ health care collides with budget showdown
    Seventy years ago, President Truman forged a deal where coal companies and the union agreed to fund lifelong health care pensions. The government never intended to pay for these benefits, but Congress has become a funder of last resort. Now some 22,000 retired union miners and their widows will lose their health care if Congress doesn't act. Lisa Desjardins reports from West Virginia.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 450
    Coal mining boots are shown above miners' lockers before the start of an afternoon shift at a coal mine near Gilbert, West Virginia May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD PACKAGE - SEARCH 'BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD MAY 2' FOR ALL IMAGES - RTX2CDIO
  • News Wrap: Trump calls North Korea situation 'unacceptable'
    In our news wrap Monday, President Trump met with members of the U.N. Security Council at the White House, where he warned them that the situation in North Korea is "unacceptable" and stressed that they may need to take firm, new action. Also, former President Obama made his first public appearance since leaving office, urged compassion in dealing with illegal immigration.
    Original Air Date: April 24, 2017
    Length: 276
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