On Monday’s NewsHour…

BY newsdesk  October 25, 2010 at 4:40 PM EDT

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: DAVID CHALIAN | Candidates are just eight days shy of election day and the final week of campaigning is here. NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian walks through the latest developments of the 2010 midterm elections.

HOMEOWNERS STRUGGLE DESPITE LOAN MODIFICATIONS | Paul Solman looks at federal government programs that help homeowners get an affordable mortgage by loan modification. But what happens when the service misses the mark?

BIG BANKS RESUME FORECLOSURE PAPERWORK | Major banks across the country continue to dig through internal documents to assure foreclosures have been properly handled by employees after accusations of faulty paper work. Binyamin Appelbaum of the New York Times gives more details on the investigation into flawed foreclosure proceedings.

IRAQ WAR REVELATIONS EXPOSED BY WIKILEAKS | Ten of thousands of documents about the Iraq War are now public record after being exposed by the website known as ‘WikiLeaks’. Margaret Warner has the story on what was revealed.

GLOBAL HEALTH UNIT SERIES FROM MOZAMBIQUE | Ray Suarez gives a preview of his series of Global Health Unit reports from one of the poorest countries in the world, Mozambique.

DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER JUDD APATOW | Jeffrey Brown talks to producer and director Judd Apatow about his high success with low comedy. Apatow was the force behind mega hit films such as ‘The 40-year-old Virgin’ and ‘Knocked Up’.

Monday’s anchors are Jeffrey Brown and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at Web features. On Art Beat, watch more Jeffrey Brown’s interview with Director Judd Apatow. Also, find Ray Suarez’s dispatches from his reporting trip to Mozambique. Plus, see an interview with science writer Annie Murphy Paul about her new book ‘Orgins’ which discusses how a pregnant woman’s behavior affects her baby.

We hope you’ll join us.