ON THE NEWSHOUR -- April 21, 2010 at 5:25 PM EDT
On Wednesday's NewsHour...
SENATE LOOKS TO REGULATE DERIVATIVES | Lawmakers are moving closer to passing sweeping financial regulations, as a Senate panel approved new rules for the derivatives market. Jeffrey Brown talks to business law experts Lynn Stout of UCLA and David Skeel of the University of Pennsylvania about what the bill could mean for the overhaul effort.
EUROPEAN SKIES REOPEN | European Union authorities conceded they may have been overly cautious in shutting down airspace because of volcanic ash -- a decision that has caused billions of dollars in lost business. Ray Suarez reports from London on the ongoing travel chaos caused by the eruption.
OBAMA WEIGHS SUPREME COURT NOMINEES | As President Obama reaches out to potential replacements for Justice John Paul Stevens on the bench, Gwen Ifill talks to constitutional and political law experts Emma Coleman Jordan of Georgetown University, supreme court litigator Tom Goldstein and Eugene Volokh of UCLA about the politics behind the president's second nomination for the Supreme Court.
GOVERNMENT STEALTH PLANE UNDER FIRE | The Defense Department is waging a battle over its latest stealth plane, the F-35. Kwame Holman reports on why the joint strike fighter plane is under fire.
GM REPAYS GOVERNMENT LOANS | As General Motors begins paying back its loan from the U.S. government, Margaret Warner talks to reporter David Shepardson of the Detroit News about the auto giant's prospects for recovery after last year's government bailout.
Monday's anchors are Jeffrey Brown and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day's other top news stories and a look at web features, including a web-only Paul Solman video on why underwater homeowners struggle to negotiate with their lenders, a blog post from Ray Suarez on the fallout for travelers stranded by the ash cloud in Europe and a dispatch from Jim Lehrer who's on the road to promote his new novel.
Plus, on Art Beat, Jeffrey Brown talks to the executive director of the Tribeca Film Festival about the changing movie business.
We hope you join us.