• February 15, 2013   BY News Desk  

    On Friday’s NewsHour: A meteor rains havoc on a city in Russia, while a huge asteroid rockets past our planet The president campaigns to reduce gun violence We ask Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano about threats in cyberspace And, … Continue reading

  • February 14, 2013   BY Christina Bellantoni  

    For a special Valentine’s Day segment, NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni talked with’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz about sites like, eHarmony and OK Cupid, and what we can learn about online dating and finding love. Can math … Continue reading

  • February 13, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, Jack Lew, nominee for Treasury Secretary, defended his time as CEO of Citigroup, during which he invested in a Citi fund registered in the Cayman Islands. Also, the Obama administration called for Congress to close gaps in the nation’s cyber security. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013   BY Christina Bellantoni  

    Updated, Feb. 12 7:33 a.m. Monday’s Daily Download segment explored what it means to “like” something on Facebook, and the trend of people who choose to ditch using Facebook altogether. Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn of Daily Download joined me … Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month, becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years An update on the manhunt for the fugitive ex-police officer in Los Angeles The phenomenon of … Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013  

    Former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner began a deadly shooting spree on Feb. 7, killing three people. Since then, authorities in California, Nevada, and Arizona have initiated a massive manhunt for Dorner. Ray Suarez gets an update on the search from Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013  

    NewsHour’s political editor Christina Bellantoni joins Daily Download’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz to discuss the ins and outs of ‘liking’ someone or something on Facebook as part of the NewsHour’s continuing conversations about the digital world’s cultural impact. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2013   BY Colleen Shalby and Ellen Rolfes  

    Handout photo by NOAA/REUTERS. In what is supposed to be a storm for the history books, New England braces itself for a major winter storm. The National Weather Service is predicting the storm to hit the Northeast Friday night into … Continue reading

  • February 8, 2013   BY News Desk  

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The monster storm hitting the northeastern states Deep divisions in the Obama Administration over arming Syrian rebels New discoveries about Mars coming from the rover known as Curiosity Shields and Brooks And, humorist Dave Barry‘s new novel … Continue reading

  • February 7, 2013   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: Senators grill the president’s counter-terrorism advisor John Brennan Then, the U.S. tightens its economic grip on Iran High school students focus on leadership skills The scandal rocking the Los Angeles archdiocese And, a new look at Rosa … Continue reading