Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode May 8, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates tells the Senate how she warned the White House that Michael Flynn was at risk of being blackmailed. Also: A tough road ahead for France's newly elected president, court arguments on President Trump's travel ban, Politics Monday looks at what's next for the GOP health care bill and moving doctor appointments to the kitchen.

Segments from Monday, May 8, 2017

  • Yates' testimony on Flynn returns Russia probe to spotlight
    Two high-profile witnesses -- former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates -- addressed a Senate hearing Monday on the investigation into the Trump administration's relationship with Russia, and the warnings the White House received about Gen. Michael Flynn. Judy Woodruff speaks with Lisa Desjardins and Julie Pace of Associated Press.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 510
  • News Wrap: Trump names federal court nominees
    In our news wrap Monday, President Trump released a slate of 10 conservative judicial nominees as he begins to fill more than 120 federal court vacancies. Also, Pentagon officials have confirmed that a military raid last month killed the leader of the Islamic State's affiliate in Afghanistan.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 265
  • Why the Michael Flynn controversy is 'incredibly unusual'
    Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin joins Judy Woodruff to discuss congressional testimonies by former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in November's presidential election.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 375
  • How France's Macron will face challenges in governing
    Emmanuel Macron, now France's youngest national leader since Napoleon, overcame Marine Le Pen's brand of nationalist populism to win the presidency. But Macron does not seem to have an overwhelming popular mandate and could face a highly troublesome five years in power. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports and Judy Woodruff speaks with French Ambassador Gerard Araud.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 579
  • To improve patient diets, the doctor is in...the kitchen
    More and more primary care doctors are using the kitchen as the place to prescribe a powerful medicine: healthy food. With poor diets linked to many deaths from preventable diseases, research has found that changing diet and becoming more active can be more effective than medication in preventing disease. Special correspondent Allison Aubrey of NPR News reports.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 422
  • To improve patient diets, the doctor is in...the kitchen
    More and more primary care doctors are using the kitchen as the place to prescribe a powerful medicine: healthy food. With poor diets linked to many deaths from preventable diseases, research has found that changing diet and becoming more active can be more effective than medication in preventing disease. Special correspondent Allison Aubrey of NPR News reports.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 517
  • Explaining Trump’s travel ban appeals court arguments
    President Trump's travel ban got its first federal appeals court review today, marking the biggest test yet for the revised executive order to suspend travel to the U.S. for people from six majority-Muslim countries. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins William Brangham to review the arguments.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 463
  • PBS NewsHour full episode May 8, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates tells the Senate how she warned the White House that Michael Flynn was at risk of being blackmailed. Also: A tough road ahead for France's newly elected president, court arguments on President Trump's travel ban, Politics Monday looks at what's next for the GOP health care bill and moving doctor appointments to the kitchen.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 3263
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