NewsHour Weekend

  • Members of the group Black Lives Matter march to city hall during a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota Nov. 24, 2015 after the police shooting death of Jamar Clark. The officers involved in the shooting were cleared of wrongdoing this week. Photo By Craig Lassig/Reuters
    October 22, 2016   BY  

    Two Minneapolis police officers will not face discipline for the fatal shooting last year of Jamar Clark, the department’s police chief said. Continue reading

  • FILE PHOTO - The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Mason conducts divisional tactic maneuvers as part of a Commander, Task Force 55, exercise in the Gulf of Oman September 10, 2016.  U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Blake Midnight/Handout via REUTERS/File PhotoTHIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. - RTSS0JG
    October 16, 2016  

    The U.S. military is investigating a possible third missile launch against U.S. navy ships patrolling the Red Sea within a week. The Pentagon said two previous missile launches came from Shiite rebels at war with Yemen’s exiled, internationally-recognized government. Barbara Bodine, director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. Continue reading

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    October 16, 2016  

    California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could resonate throughout the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., October 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2OWQ4
    October 15, 2016  

    The 2005 video released last week of Donald Trump speaking about groping women, followed by a series of women accusing Trump of sexual assault, is costing him support in his own party. To discuss the schism among Republican leaders, national political reporter for The Hill Jonathan Swan joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • Bloomberg Photos Review Of 2013
    October 15, 2016  

    A joint investigation by the Associated Press and the USA Today Network has found that in the first six months of this year, gun accidents killed at least one child in the U.S. every other day. Both the shooters and victims were most likely to be three years old. Ryan Foley, one of the reporters on the story for the AP in Iowa, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. Continue reading

  • Curtis Allen 49, (L to R), Gavin Wright, 49 and Patrick Eugene Stein, 47 are shown in these booking photos in Wichita, Kansas provided October 15, 2016. The three were arrested and charged in connection with plotting to bomb an apartment complex in western Kansas where 120 people lived, including Muslim immigrants from Somalia, federal officials said.  Photo courtesy of Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RTX2OYMF
    October 15, 2016   BY  

    Three Kansas men face federal charges after authorities said Friday they uncovered a plot to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees. Continue reading

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    October 15, 2016  

    When Tesla Motors announced in March it would build a new, all-electric car at a starting price of $35,000, it was a turning point for the company. General Motors is also developing an all-electric sedan and hopes to market it early next year. Will increased competition and new options spur more sales? NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent John Larson reports. Continue reading

  • Photo by Carla SimsKayotuk
    October 15, 2016   BY  

    Warmer temperatures have melted Alaska Natives’ traditional permafrost freezers in the U.S. arctic and also forced polar bears onto land near them. They hope stainless steel containers shipped from Oregon will help keep the hungry bears away. Continue reading

  • Damage to a home is viewed in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in the Tanglewood subdivision in Port Orange, Florida, U.S. October 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Phelan Ebenhack - RTSRH4J
    October 9, 2016  

    Hurricane Matthew has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone after causing a trail of damage from Florida to North Carolina over the weekend, though it continues to flood the East Coast. At least 19 people in the U.S. have died as a result of the storm. The NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan visited residents of St. Augustine, Florida, to assess the damage. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands at the end of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. Picture taken September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSPO4Z
    October 9, 2016  

    As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepare for tonight’s second presidential debate, the number of Republicans who have withdrawn support for Trump continues to grow. The two candidates will meet in a town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis. PBS NewsHour’s John Yang joins William Brangham outside the debate hall for a preview. Continue reading

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