NewsHour Weekend

  • Police tape blocks access to the crime scene after a mass shooting at the Cameo Nightlife club in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. March 26, 2017.  Photo By Caleb Hughes/Reuters
    March 26, 2017   BY  

    One person is dead and 14 were wounded after at least one gunman opened fire early Sunday morning inside a Cincinnati nightclub, police said.
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  • House Speaker Ryan holds news conference after Republicans pulled American Health Care Act bill before vote on Capitol Hill in Washington
    March 25, 2017  

    Following the failure of President Donald Trump and Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to usher in a long-promised bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, questions remain over how the defeat will influence the new president’s agenda. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the implications for the Trump administration. Continue reading

  • March 25, 2017  

    Soon after the Republican health care bill was pulled on Friday before any vote could take place, President Trump indicated he would shift focus to tax reform. But how will that process begin, and what challenges lie ahead? Wall Street Journal reporter Nick Timiraos joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C., to discuss what comes next. Continue reading

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    March 25, 2017  

    The country of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, but two years later, this new nation of 11 million people became embroiled in civil war. The conflict has led to a man-made famine, accusations of mass rape and ethnic cleansing, and a massive refugee crisis. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn went to South Sudan to report on the growing humanitarian crisis. Continue reading

  • President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch arrives to meet with Senator Al Franken (D-MN) at his office on Capitol Hill in Washington March 7, 2017.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTS11VLO
    March 19, 2017  

    The Senate confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, begin Monday. But will Democrats attempt to filibuster the nominee a year after Republicans blocked former President Barack Obama’s selection for the court? NewsHour Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan for a look ahead. Continue reading

  • Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry poses for photographers during a concert in Burgos, northern Spain, November 25, 2007. Berry died at the age of 90 on Saturday. Photo By Felix Ordonez/Reuters
    March 19, 2017  

    Chuck Berry, the legendary musician who helped define rock ’n’ roll, died on Saturday at the age of 90. Music historian Alan Light joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss Berry’s life and his influence on music. Continue reading

  • seoul food waste
    March 19, 2017  

    About one-third of all the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted, according to the United Nations. But several years ago, South Korea instituted a law that requires residents to separate food waste from other garbage and imposes fines on anyone who does not recycle. The NewsHour Weekend’s Mori Rothman reports. Continue reading

  • March 18, 2017  

    On Saturday, opposition fighters began to evacuate the last rebel-held neighborhood of Homs, Syria, where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began. As the Syrian civil war enters its seventh year, President Donald Trump’s administration said the U.S. would deploy 400 more troops to the region. Doug Ollivant, a fellow at the New American Foundation, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. Continue reading

  • March 18, 2017  

    The documentary “Newtown” explores the aftermath of the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults. The documentary, which weaves together the experiences of those affected by the tragedy, will air April 3 on the PBS program Independent Lens. NewsHour Weekend’s Saskia de Melker reports. Continue reading

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    March 18, 2017   BY  

    At an exhibit by Puerto Rican artists in New York City, criticisms of the territory’s colonial history and connection to the U.S. are front and center. Continue reading