On Monday’s NewsHour…
WIKILEAKS RELEASES CLASSIFIED STATE DEPARTMENT CABLES | Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States “deeply regrets” the release of secret documents by the web site WikiLeaks, which include internal communications about foreign leaders and governments. Judy Woodruff speaks to two former National Security advisers Zbigniew Brzezinski and Stephen Hadley about what the revelations mean for the U.S.’s foreign relations.
FRAUD ALLEGATIONS AFTER HAITI ELECTION | A handful of candidates in Haiti’s presidential election called for the results of Sunday’s vote to be discarded amid allegations of voting irregularities. Jason Beaubien of NPR reports from Port-Au-Prince on the frustrations of Haitian voters.
OREGON PLOT HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS OF HOMEGROWN TERROR | Margret Warner examines the case of 19-year-old Somali-American Mohamed Osman Mohamud, who is charged with trying to detonate a bomb at a Christmas tree lighting in Portland, Ore.
BAT POPULATION THREATENED | Ed Jahn of Oregon Public Broadcasting looks at the deadly effect wind turbines have on migratory bats in the Pacific Northwest. This report is part of our series called “NewsHour Connect”.
NEW ICE AGE FOSSIL FOUND | In Colorado, archaeologists made a very big find: bones dating back to the Ice Age. Tom Bearden reports on what kind of fossils were unearthed and what the new findings can tell us.
Monday’s anchors are Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. On the Rundown, find a guide to some of the tools available to sift through the Wikileaks diplomatic document release and watch all of Secretary Clinton’s statement on the leak. Plus on the new science page, watch a report on the challenges of tackling increased acidification of the world’s oceans.
Also, every Monday on Art Beat a weekly poem is posted. Tonight listen to Christian Wiman, editor of Poetry Magazine, read from his work.
We hope you’ll join us.