NewsHour Weekend

  • Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. Photo By Sue-Lin Wong/Reuters
    May 14, 2017  

    North Korea successfully tested a missile early Sunday morning. The last time the U.S. engaged North Korea in talks about its weapons programs was 2008, when former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Christopher Hill served under the Bush administration. Now the dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, Hill joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the latest. Continue reading

  • CLIMATE MARCH DC - Care for Creation
    May 14, 2017  

    Climate change is one of many issues seen as dividing Democrats and Republicans. A dominant wing of the GOP has denied climate change exists, as some Democrats have tried to reduce air pollution and push for alternative forms of energy. But meanwhile, some Republicans are also pushing for climate action. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Stephanie Sy reports. Continue reading

  • Celebrities Visit Broadway - June 15, 2016
    May 14, 2017   BY  

    “America is a diverse country. But we all subscribe to the values and the spirit and the Constitution of the United States.” Continue reading

  • fbi director
    May 13, 2017  

    President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey drew controversy and mixed reactions this week. Some said he kept his promise to shake up Washington, while others saw it as a maneuver to block an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to the members of the Korean People's Army in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency May 13, 2017. Photo By KCNA via Reuters
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    North Korea successfully launched a projectile early Sunday morning believed to be a ballistic missile, according to the South Korean military. Continue reading

    May 13, 2017  

    Djibouti, a tiny country in Northeast Africa, is situated at the gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest shipping routes. While its location is an economic commodity for a country that’s half unemployed, it also puts it at the center of a multinational fight against pirates in Somalia and terrorist groups. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Martin Seemungal reports on foreign nations’ interests in Djibouti. Continue reading

  • computer security breach
    May 13, 2017  

    Nearly 100 countries around the world worked to restore services after a massive cyber attack on Friday. The ransomware attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which was identified by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked to the internet. Former assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin joins Hari Sreenivasan for more on the attack. Continue reading

  • Eunuchs dance to the beat of a traditional Indian drum in the remote northern Indian town of Rath, 300 km (185 miles) south of Lucknow, on June 23, 2001. Thousands of eunuchs from across the country converged in the remote town for a convention to chart their agenda, including a more active role in politics. Called "hijras" in India, the eunuchs are mostly men castrated at puberty.JSG/JD - RTR147WO
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    One of southern India’s most popular tourist spots set an international precedent this week by giving 23 jobs on its new metro system to transgender people.
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  • macron
    May 7, 2017  

    One of the most divisive political campaigns in French history that had much of Europe on edge came to an end during Sunday’s runoff election. Centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated his controversial opponent, the right-wing populist Marine Le Pen. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Macron’s campaign headquarters in Paris. Continue reading

  • U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy" in Washington July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTX1JL11
    May 7, 2017  

    Tomorrow, former deputy and acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates is planning to testify publicly that she warned the White House about ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn’s potential ties to Russia. Her testimony could contradict how the administration has characterized her counsel on the issue. Eric Tucker of the Associated Press joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C. Continue reading