NewsHour Weekend

  • February 18, 2017  

    At an annual security conference in Munich, Germany, today, Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. commitment to NATO is “unwavering.” Pence also said that the U.S. would hold Russia accountable and that the country must honor a 2015 peace deal to end violence in Ukraine. James Jeffrey of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, who has served as deputy national security adviser to former President George W. Bush, joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

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    Republicans on Thursday introduced bills that would take steps to hold Russia in compliance with a nuclear arms treaty formed with the U.S. in 1987. Continue reading

  • February 18, 2017  

    The newly-designated Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada contains fragile wildlife habitat, important sites for native tribes and thousands of ancient rock etchings. While local indigenous tribes, environmental advocacy groups and Democrats cheered former President Obama’s decision to bring the area under federal protection, some longtime residents vehemently opposed it. NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan reports.
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    Rosa Maria Ortega, who holds a green card and is married with four children, was sentenced to eight years in prison and could face deportation after serving her time. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2017  

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday when he visits the White House and topics like trade, immigration and national security top their agenda. For a preview of the meeting, New York Times reporter Ian Austen joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Continue reading

  • 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

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    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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  • 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

  • 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