ON THE NEWSHOUR -- August 9, 2010 at 4:00 PM ET
On Monday's NewsHour...
SAFETY, ROLES OF AID WORKERS IN AFGHANISTAN | Following the killing of ten aid workers by the Taliban in Afghanistan, Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times reporter Rod Nordling and International development expert Bar-Mock Paj-Walk.
COMPETITIVE PRIMARIES IN COLORADO | Both political parties will battle it out in Colorado primaries tomorrow. Colorado is one of four states that will hold a primary contest tomorrow along with Connecticut, Georgia and Minnesota. Dan Balz of the Washington Post will be reporting from Colorado when the voting begins. Today, Balz sits down with Gwen Ifill and shares what he will be looking for.
RWANDA'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION | Voters turned out in full force for Rwanda's second presidential election since the genocide in 1994. A special report from correspondent Kira Kay of the Bureau for International Reporting updates the story.
CLIMATE CHANGE ON BACK BURNER | Passing a comprehensive Clean Engery Bill seemed to be on the forefront of Obama's agenda while campaigning, but the effort has stalled amid competing priorities such as health reform and financial regulation. Energy and environmental reporters Eric Pooley and Darren Samuelsohn walk through why the plug was pulled on any climate legislation this year.
Monday's anchors are Jeffrey Brown and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day's other top news stories and look at features on the Web, including more with Kira Kay who stopped by the Rundown to talk about her reporting in Rwanda, and Patchwork Nation examines foreclosure problems in some communities that will pack a new punch to local economies when property taxes are due. Also, you'll find the weekly poem on Art Beat and hear from Ben Lerner, a national book award finalist, author of 'Mean Free Path' his latest book.
We hope you'll join us.