NewsHour Weekend

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    February 12, 2017  

    Groups in Denmark and the U.S. are choosing to live in intentionally intergenerational communities, which emerged to strengthen social ties between aging seniors and their younger counterparts who are balancing work and family. People living in them say the model fosters an interdependent environment and helps everyone feel more comfortable with the process of getting older. NewsHour Weekend’s Saskia de Melker reports. Continue reading

  • Supporters of Planned Parenthood (R) rally next to anti-abortion activists outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. February 11, 2017.  REUTERS/Rebecca Cook - RTSY77T
    February 11, 2017   BY  

    Anti-abortion protesters gathered Saturday at Planned Parenthood clinics to urge the government to remove federal funding from the health services provider.
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  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Picture taken on February 7, 2017.   Courtesy Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via REUTERS      ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. - RTSY4HK
    February 11, 2017  

    Raids this week ordered by the Trump administration has led to the detention and possible deportation of hundreds of immigrants around the country. While the government says they were routine, advocacy groups say it was a stepped-up effort by a president who drew a hard line on immigration during the campaign. For more context, USA Today immigration reporter Alan Gomez joins Hari Sreenivasan from Miami. Continue reading

  • Somali refugees are pictured at the Ifo camp in Dadaab near the Kenya-Somalia border, May 8, 2015. Kenya's government threatened to close the Dadaab refugee camp, which with about 350,000 Somali refugees is the world's biggest refugee camp, as a security risk. The United Nations refugee agency urged Kenya to reconsider an order to close the teeming Dadaab refugee camp, warning that sending Somali refugees back to their homeland would have "extreme humanitarian and practical consequences". REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - RTX1C4ZT
    February 11, 2017  

    Somalia, one of the seven countries named in President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration, swore in President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, nicknamed “Farmajo,” this week. Mohamed takes over as thousands of Somalis are living in the Dadaab refugee complex in neighboring Kenya, the world’s largest refugee camp. NPR reporter Eyder Peralta joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.
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    February 11, 2017  

    American companies have often moved manufacturing plants in search of cheaper labor or easier access to raw materials. But inside the U.S., states are competing with each other to attract new companies and the jobs they bring. In turn, corporations leverage their position to shop around for the best deals and tax incentives to relocate. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Christopher Booker reports. Continue reading

  • President-elect Donald Trump arrives for the inauguration ceremonies swearing him in as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson  - RTSWI5B
    February 5, 2017  

    More than two weeks into his term, President Donald Trump has raised questions among some GOP members about his Republican beliefs and attacked a federal judge in Seattle over a ruling about Trump’s immigrant ban. To help analyze the latest political developments in the new administration, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • US Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy (L), John Roberts and Clarence Thomas arrive for the inauguration ceremonies to swear in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTSWHJZ
    February 5, 2017  

    One federal appeals court has weighed in on the Trump administration’s immigration ban, and should another appeals court in another region of the country offer a competing view, it could send the debate to the U.S. Supreme Court. To discuss the legal ramifications of the immigration ban, University of Texas Law School Professor Steve Vladeck joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

  • A Syrian woman shows a document while entering at Turkey's Oncupinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern city of Kilis, Turkey, February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Osman Orsal - RTX266WU
    February 5, 2017  

    Together, Syria’s immediate neighbors of Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan host the majority of Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn homeland in the past six years. During the last 24 hours, refugees with approved visas to come to the U.S. have started boarding flights again. Reporter Jane Arraf in Jordan’s capital Amman joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype. Continue reading

  • Fuad Sharef Suleman (R) and two of his children arrive at Terminal 1 at JFK airport in Queens, New York City, New York, U.S. February 5, 2017. The Iraqi family were previously prevented from boarding a plane to the U.S. following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to temporarily bar travelers from seven countries, including Iraq.  REUTERS/Joe Penney - RTX2ZQ56

    Travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump enjoyed tearful reunions with loved ones in the U.S. on Sunday after a federal judge swept the ban aside. Continue reading

  • Born in Syria, Munzer Haddad, who emigrated to the U.S. in the 1960s, and Aziz Wehbey, who came in the 1990s say they are in favor of President Trump's ban. They are shown here inside an Allentown restaurant. A picture of their village hanging on the wall in the background. Michael D. Regan/PBS NewsHour
    February 5, 2017  

    Allentown, Pennsylvania and surrounding Lehigh County are home to around 4,200 residents of Syrian descent — one of the largest Syrian communities in the nation. They began arriving a century ago, with dozens more pouring in after the start of the Syrian civil war. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Megan Thompson traveled to the region to report on their views of President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.
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