ON THE NEWSHOUR -- May 13, 2010 at 4:48 PM EDT
On Thursday's NewsHour...
NEW TIMES SQUARE BOMBING ARRESTS | Federal agents arrested two Pakistani men in Boston in connection with the failed attack in Times Square. Judy Woodruff talks to reporter Devlin Barrett of the Wall Street Journal about the assistance the men may have provided to accused bomber Faisal Shahzad.
NEWSMAKER: GEN. STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL | Jeffrey Brown talks to Gen. Stanley McChrystal, commander of the U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, about his meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the state of U.S.-Afghan relations, and preparations to wage NATO offensives in Kandahar.
DEADLY VIOLENCE IN THAILAND | Troops in Thailand moved to seal off an encampment of anti-government protests, as the shooting of a renegade general allied with demonstrators accelerated the violence in Bangkok. Judy Woodruff talks to GlobalPost reporter Patrick Winn about the unrest.
NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN HAITI | In the first of two reports from Haiti, David Iverson of KQED San Francisco reports on Haiti's struggle to rebuild after the earthquake and the crucial role of non-governmental organizations in the relief effort.
MAKING SENSE: SIMON JOHNSON | In his ongoing series of reports making sense of the financial system, Paul Solman talks to author and MIT economics professor Simon Johnson about how President Obama's attempts to regulate financial firms mirror the reform campaigns of past administrations.
Thursday's anchors are Judy Woodruff and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day's other top news stories and a look at Web features, including more from Simon Johnson on Making Sense about misleading messages in the fight for financial reform, an interview with New York Times reporter Thomas Fuller about today's shooting of a dissident Thai general in Bangkok and a conversation with singer-songwriter Josh Ritter about the influence of literary characters on his new album on Art Beat.
And you can still take a look at our interactive widget, tracking the rate at which oil is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.
We hope you join us.