Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode June 13, 2017
218856218787PBS NewsHour full episode June 13, 2017Tuesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate over allegations of collusion with Russia and defends firing of the former FBI director. Also: An American student released from North Korea, Uber's CEO takes a leave of absence and what's behind the jobs numbers.2017-06-13 06:00 pmdisabled3001813182Cpc_jjsnkrQ219931White, wealthy communities form their own school districtsIn 30 states, geographic communities can legally break away from large public school districts and form their own. As a result, a growing number of white and wealthier neighborhoods are creating their own schools and siphoning property taxes away from poorer, more diverse districts. Lauren Camera, education reporter at U.S. News & World Report, joins Hari Sreenivasan.2017-06-24 12:00 amhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/97941612_kidspoverty-e1498338025451-320x196.jpg3002228856nIWaxjh1uKw219921Private prisons help with overcrowding, but at what cost?The Obama administration last year announced it would phase out privately-run prisons, citing little benefits to public safety along with higher rates of assault and violence. The Trump administration reversed that decision while pointing to potential increases in crime and issues of overcrowding, resurfacing a debate about which strategy is better. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports.2017-06-24 12:00 amhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/IMG_0498-e1498333698111-320x196.jpg3002228388XOfrk_Km-7k219920Will a new law hold the VA more accountable?President Trump signed a bipartisan-backed law yesterday aimed at improving the Veterans Administration, which has been criticized for its quality of care. The law creates a new VA accountability office and makes it easier for the VA to fire employees. For more detail on the law, Darlene Superville, of the Associated Press, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington.2017-06-24 03:36 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RTS18DR0-e1498325883690-320x196.jpg3002228122AOqLsN2R1FU
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate over allegations of collusion with Russia and defends firing of the former FBI director. Also: An American student released from North Korea, Uber's CEO takes a leave of absence and what's behind the jobs numbers.
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