On Thursday’s NewsHour…
AMERICANS AT HOME AND ABROAD MARK THANKSGIVING DAY
Americans marked Thanksgiving Day around the country, with turkey dinner, football and parades – and around the world, as troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan paused to celebrate the holiday.
TOM DELAY CONVICTED OF MONEY LAUNDERING
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Tex., was convicted on charges of money laundering late Wednesday. DeLay, who is scheduled to be sentenced on December 20, maintains that he is innocent of the charges. He could face five years to life in prison.
ADVANCES IN AIDS TREATMENT RAISE ETHICAL, FINANCIAL QUESTIONS
Ray Suarez looks at the latest advances in combating AIDS. New research suggests taking an antiretoviral while healthy could greatly reduce the risk of contracting HIV. Then correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the company that makes the drug and its innovative pricing scheme to make medicine available in poor countries at a reduced cost.
Thursday’s anchors are Ray Suarez and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories, and look at Web features.
We hope you’ll join us.