NewsHour Weekend

  • Internet privacy
    March 26, 2017  

    The Senate voted on March 23 to overturn internet privacy rules created to prevent providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from sharing users’ personal information or selling it without permission. While the House has yet to vote on the issue, the Senate vote has worried consumer groups who cite privacy concerns. Recode reporter Tony Romm joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. Continue reading

  • Venezuela medicine
    March 26, 2017  

    On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on state television that he had asked the United Nations for help in addressing the country’s shortage of medicine and other goods. The country’s hospitals now have less than 5 percent of the medicine they need to treat their patients. For more, Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth joins Hari Sreenivasan from Caracas. Continue reading

  • Irish and EU flags are pictured outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels
    March 26, 2017  

    The International Monetary Fund and other international financial bodies have warned that leaving the European Union could have negative consequences for Britain’s economy. As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to formally withdraw the United Kingdom from the EU, Britain’s closest neighbor, the Republic of Ireland, is already feeling fallout. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports from Ireland. Continue reading

  • Arrested
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    Oklahoma lawmakers are rushing to undermine recent voter initiatives that weakened punishments for drug offenses and invested in rehabilitation services. Continue reading

  • A self-driven Volvo SUV owned and operated by Uber Technologies Inc. is flipped on its side after a collision in Tempe, Arizona, U.S. on March 24, 2017. Picture taken on March 24, 2017.   Courtesy FRESCO NEWS/Mark Beach/Handout via Reuters
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    Uber halted a pilot program for self-driving vehicles following an accident on Saturday in Arizona. Continue reading

  • 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