NewsHour Weekend

  • January 22, 2017   BY  

    The Indian Health Service said an aggressive campaign to educate and treat diabetes, bolstered by $150 million in annual federal funding, played a large part in the reductions. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2017  

    As President Donald Trump was sworn into office on Friday, his inaugural address was seen as a potential guide for his administration’s policy outlook. Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Alison Stewart to break down the takeaways from Inauguration Day and what to expect from Trump in his first days in office. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2017  

    So far, the Senate has confirmed two of President Donald Trump’s cabinet-level appointees: Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelley, both former Marine Corps generals. But many vacancies on the Trump administration’s national security team remain. POLITICO correspondent Michael Crowley joins Alison Stewart from Washington, D.C., to discuss. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2017  

    One day after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, thousands of people joined the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., and other demonstrations around the world to advocate for reproductive, immigration, racial equality and worker’s rights. The NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports from the main event in D.C. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2017  

    As President Donald Trump begins his first days in office, he joins a Congress that has been divided by partisanship in recent years. The NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson sat down with two recently retired members of the House of Representatives from both sides of the political aisle to discuss the challenges they faced and their advice for other lawmakers. Continue reading

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    The Women’s March has reached Antarctica — specifically, a ship of about 100 travelers on an expedition to the continent. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2017   BY  

    We’ll be providing live coverage of the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., and related demonstrations around the world. Join us all day Saturday for updates, photos and stories from people on the ground. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2017  

    “Behind the Badge,” a survey of 8,000 officers released by the Pew Research Center last week, found that 76 percent of respondents have become more reluctant to use force following several high-profile police shootings. It also found that 72 percent were less likely to stop and question someone they found “suspicious.” Co-author of the report Kim Parker joins Alison Stewart to talk about other trends. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2017  

    While a presidential term lasts four years, the accomplishments of a president’s first 100 days have become the measure of a successful start. The tradition, which dates back to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency, has been extended to President-elect Donald Trump, who laid out a 100-day action plan in October. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield has more. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2017  

    The national epidemic of opioid abuse has claimed more than 300,000 lives in the U.S. over the last 16 years — and some researchers claim that kratom, an herbal psychoactive drug that is currently unregulated, could help people struggling with addiction. But federal drug policy-makers may classify kratom as an illegal drug, which would slow down its sale, research and development. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports. Continue reading