ON THE NEWSHOUR -- September 1, 2010 at 4:21 PM ET
On Wednesday's NewsHour...
NEWSMAKER: VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN | Margaret Warner sits down with Vice President Joe Biden in Baghdad to talk about the change in the mission and what's to come.
REGULATORY CHALLENGES FACING THE FDA | The latest egg recall that caused a salmonella outbreak raises questions about whether the Food and Drug Administration can handle its job. Betty Ann Bowser looks at how large quantities of imported pharmaceuticals and food are straining the FDA safety net.
FEMA MAKES PLANS FOR HURRICANE EARL | FEMA is preparing for Hurricane Earl as it inches its way toward the East Coast. Earl has been downgraded to a category 3 storm but still threatens residents and tourists for the Labor Day weekend. FEMA head Craig Fugate gives an update on emergency preparations for the storm.
Wednesday's anchors are Jim Lehrer and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan has the day's other top news stories and look at the Web features. On The Rundown, more from our team in Iraq including a slide show of the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf. Also, analysis of President Obama's speech on Iraq from Shields and Brooks along with a special annotated version of the address.
Plus, read more on the health care reform law and what the changes mean for early retirees who are too young for medicare.
We hope you'll join us.