On Tuesday’s NewsHour…

BY Simon Marks  March 9, 2010 at 4:16 PM EDT

MIDDLE EAST: Margaret Warner reports on Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East, and his attempts to breathe new life into the peace process. His visit coincides with an Israeli announcement that it’s buildings hundreds of new homes in predominantly-Arab East Jerusalem.

GENERAL ORDIERNO: Jim Lehrer interviews General Ray Odierno, the Commander of U.S. Forces in Iraq.

NIGERIA: Gwen Ifill looks at the ongoing sectarian unrest in Nigeria.

U-CONN: Christine Brennan of ABC News and ESPN analyzes last night’s record-setting victory by the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team.

WEB-ONLY: Hari Sreenivasan gives a tour of new and related features on the site, including an update on health care reform from Politico’s Tim Greeve.; a look at fashions of first ladies – Michelle Obama donated her inaugural ball gown to the Smithsonian’s collection today; and on Art Beat, a tour of letters, poems and art from Afghanistan that are on display at the Library Of Congress.

Anchors tonight are Jim Lehrer and Gwen Ifill. We hope you’ll join us.