• December 16, 2012   BY Hari Sreenivasan  

    A sign at a business located in Newtown, Conn., the site of the mass shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photos by Hari Sreenivasan/PBS NewsHour. DANBURY, Conn. — I realize it has been a while since I’ve traveled to … Continue reading

  • December 12, 2012  

    Gwen Ifill talks to the Daily Download’s Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn about news via social media, including a video by Alan Simpson calling on Americans to use social media to express their views on budget deal negotiations. Plus the Pope — someone with a lot of followers even before joining Twitter — starts tweeting. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2012  

    How does modern technology allow us to engage in conversations about the past? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about how the Twitter-verse has opened up new ways to view history in the digital age. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The latest on the fiscal cliff talks, and proposals to trim Social Security and Medicare The Russia connection in the Syrian war A Virginia city copes with rising sea levels A path to high school graduation And, … Continue reading

  • December 5, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: Citigroup slashes 11,000 jobs in a bid to cut costs Concerns that Syria’s government will use chemical weapons Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker on the prospects for a deal on the fiscal crisis Warmer and more acidic … Continue reading

  • December 4, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: NATO is expected to greenlight the deployment of Patriot missiles to Turkey to counter Syrian rocket threats Economist Paul Krugman on the back-and-forth in the fiscal cliff deadlock And journalist Tom Ricks on the decline of American … Continue reading

  • November 28, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: President Obama warns of a middle-class tax hike if Congress doesn’t act The Palestinian bid for limited recognition at the United Nations Competing proposals for immigration reform And, re-using digital data gathered for the campaign Correspondent Margaret … Continue reading

  • November 28, 2012  

    Jeffrey Brown talks to Daily Download’s Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn, who explain how the White House is using the massive amounts of digital information gathered by the Obama re-election campaign to promote the president’s fiscal agenda. Continue reading

  • November 27, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: The pressure to solve the looming fiscal crisis U.S.-Mexico drug policy on the table at the White house America’s long history of borrowing money And, tons of bank notes are ferried from Moscow to Damascus Correspondent Jeffrey … Continue reading

  • November 19, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: The Middle Eastern conflict rages on, as Israeli airstrikes continue to pound Gaza City Margaret Warner’s inside look at the Syrian opposition and help it gets from Turkey President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar And, Maine’s newest … Continue reading