NewsHour Weekend

  • People are loading a bus for relocation heading to the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California, in this 1943 handout photo. February 19, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of FDR signing executive order 9066, authorizing the internment of Japanese Americans during the Second World War.   Courtesy Ansel Adams/Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-A35-4-M-10/Handout via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. - RTSZ5NF
    February 19, 2017  

    Today marks the 75th anniversary of one of the most controversial executive orders in American history. Ten weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt issued the order, allowing the government to incarcerate people they thought capable of aiding U.S. enemies in World War II. It led to the incarceration of more than 100,000 people of Japanese descent, many of them U.S. citizens. Eddie Arruza, correspondent for WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight,” reports. Continue reading

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    February 19, 2017  

    President Donald Trump spent part of his day on Sunday in Palm Beach, Florida, interviewing four finalists to replace the ousted Michael Flynn as national security adviser. Reuters reporter Jeff Mason, who is president of the White House Correspondents Association, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more on the latest developments. Continue reading

  • Voters sign in to cast their ballot in the Pennsylvania primary at a polling place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 26, 2016. Nearly half of Americans believe that the system that U.S. political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is "rigged" and two-thirds want to see the process changed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo - RTX2BUJR
    February 19, 2017  

    President Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, in part, by capturing the white working class vote in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania that previously voted for Democratic candidates. Now, some Democrats are trying to rebuild their base in blue-collar neighborhoods like those in northeast Philadelphia. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield reports. Continue reading

  • Members of the 51st Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) patrol in the remote mountains of Colombia, August 16, 2016. Picture taken August 16, 2016.  Photo By John Vizcaino   Reuters
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    The Colombian government and the rebel group FARC agreed in November to end a conflict that had stretched on for decades. Continue reading

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg waves to the audience during a meeting of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Ceo Summit in Lima, Peru, November 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo  - RTSSDT2
    February 18, 2017  

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out his vision for his company’s future in a nearly 6,000-word manifesto he posted on Thursday. In the essay, he called for greater connectedness and the creation of an infrastructure to help the “people left behind by globalization.” For more, Kara Swisher, executive editor of Recode, joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Munich, Germany, February 17, 2017.    REUTERS/Michaela Rehle TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSZ7L7
    February 18, 2017  

    At an annual security conference in Munich, Germany, today, Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. commitment to NATO is “unwavering.” Pence also said that the U.S. would hold Russia accountable and that the country must honor a 2015 peace deal to end violence in Ukraine. James Jeffrey of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, who has served as deputy national security adviser to former President George W. Bush, joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • Russian servicemen equip an Iskander tactical missile system at the Army-2015 international military-technical forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, Russia, June 17, 2015. Russia on Tuesday was accused of violating a nuclear arms treaty with the U.S. for deploying a ground-based missile system  similar to the Iskander. Photo By Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters
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    Republicans on Thursday introduced bills that would take steps to hold Russia in compliance with a nuclear arms treaty formed with the U.S. in 1987. Continue reading

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    February 18, 2017  

    The newly-designated Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada contains fragile wildlife habitat, important sites for native tribes and thousands of ancient rock etchings. While local indigenous tribes, environmental advocacy groups and Democrats cheered former President Obama’s decision to bring the area under federal protection, some longtime residents vehemently opposed it. NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan reports.
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  • An election official answers a question for a voter on November 6, 2012 in Mansfield, Texas. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images
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    Rosa Maria Ortega, who holds a green card and is married with four children, was sentenced to eight years in prison and could face deportation after serving her time. Continue reading

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for a working dinner with heads of delegations for the Nuclear Security Summit at the White House in Washington March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSD2XZ
    February 12, 2017  

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday when he visits the White House and topics like trade, immigration and national security top their agenda. For a preview of the meeting, New York Times reporter Ian Austen joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Continue reading

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