Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode July 4, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, what options remain for the Trump administration after North Korea’s latest missile test launch? Also: A court orders the EPA to put an Obama-era rule into effect, farmers struggling with a drop in crop prices, the Bushmen of the Kalahari fight for their ancestral lands, a new way to make beer and uncovering a creature that roamed California 13,000 years ago.

Segments from Tuesday, July 4, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 4, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, what options remain for the Trump administration after North Korea’s latest missile test launch? Also: A court orders the EPA to put an Obama-era rule into effect, farmers struggling with a drop in crop prices, the Bushmen of the Kalahari fight for their ancestral lands, a new way to make beer and uncovering a creature that roamed California 13,000 years ago.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 3304
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  • How this remote national park made a mammoth discovery
    California's Channel Islands National Park is the site of a recent mammoth discovery: a pygmy mammoth skull, to be precise. This report was produced as part of our Student Reporting Labs by students from Etiwanda High School in Southern California.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 246
  • Can cricket go mainstream in the U.S.?
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, the second most popular sport in the world is starting to catch on in the United States -- with a little help from some devotees who grew up playing it in other countries.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 165
  • How bees and wasps became the new craft brewers
    If you enjoy a beer on a summer day, you can thank yeast, the microbes that ferment sugar into alcohol and give beer its character. After innumerable generations of using just two types of yeast, a lab in North Carolina has discovered a new yeast that produces a variety of flavors, and it comes from the weirdest source: bees. Science producer Nsikan Akpan reveals what the buzz is all about.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 352
    Paper carrier Madden started her search in North Carolina fields, where she caught a single paper wasp — a bug known to harbor large communities of yeast. Photo by Lauren Nichols
  • North Korea marks July 4 with dramatic missile test
    North Korea celebrated July 4th with appears to be its most advanced test in its long pursuit of a nuclear weapon. It's estimated that their latest missile could have traveled past Anchorage, Alaska, on a flatter trajectory, though that doesn't mean it could deliver a nuclear weapon. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 182
  • News Wrap: Iraqi prime minister heralds victory in Mosul
    In the our news wrap Tuesday, Iraqi soldiers in Western Mosul advanced deeper into the last pocket still being held by Islamic State forces. Meanwhile, a Kurdish-led militia breached the heart of ISIS's self-proclaimed capital in Syria. Also, Canada will reportedly issue an apology and pay $8 million to a Canadian citizen for the alleged treatment he received at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 173
  • What can the U.S. do about the North Korea threat?
    North Korea claims it successfully fired off a new long-range missile, which someday could put the United States within range of its weapons. What options remain for the Trump administration? William Brangham speaks with Mark Bowden of The Atlantic and Christopher Hill, former chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 510
  • Trump’s rollback of Obama-era rules hits setback in court
    The Environmental Protection Agency cannot delay implementation of a rule limiting methane emissions from new oil and gas drilling wells, according to an appeals court ruling on Monday. William Brangham speaks with Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post about the obstacle for the Trump administration’s efforts to reverse environmental regulations and the wider implications.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 292
  • Tough times and tumbling prices test Midwestern farmers
    Farmers in the Midwest are facing yet another lean financial forecast. A few years ago, high prices for crops like corn and soybeans translated to more income, but now those prices have tumbled, leaving farmers in a ditch. Special correspondent Jack Williams from NET in Nebraska reports on how producers are adjusting to the new reality.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 303
  • Why the native people of the Kalahari are struggling to stay
    Botswana's enormous Central Kalahari Game Reserve is one of the last places on the planet where Bushmen still hunt and gather to survive. But the San people’s culture and way of life has been under threat since precious diamonds were found in the area in the 1980s. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports on their long struggle to remain on their ancestral lands.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2017
    Length: 459
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