NewsHour Weekend

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    January 28, 2017  

    President Donald Trump announced this week his plan to renegotiate NAFTA, a free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, citing a loss of jobs in the U.S. But many business owners and politicians in Texas, which shares a border with Mexico, favor the deal. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Lisa Desai reports. Continue reading

  • Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a message after U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump won an unexpected victory in the presidential election, at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Mexico, November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso - RTX2SWMF
    January 22, 2017  

    The White House said Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will visit President Donald Trump after the two leaders spoke on Saturday. Peña Nieto has said he wants an open dialogue with Trump, who has vowed to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border and make Mexico pay for it. Washington Post reporter Josh Partlow joins Alison Stewart via Skype with more analysis from Mexico City. Continue reading

  • U.S. army soldiers attend an official welcoming ceremony for U.S. troops deployed to Poland as part of NATO build-up in Eastern Europe in Zagan, Poland, January 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSVJLW
    January 22, 2017  

    After Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine three years ago, the Obama administration decided to send thousands of American soldiers to Eastern Europe to reinforce its NATO allies. The U.S. Ambassador to Poland Paul Jones joins Alison Stewart to discuss the ongoing security situation in Europe. Continue reading

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    January 22, 2017  

    The Obama administration sent thousands of American troops to Europe through the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in response to Russian aggression — the largest deployment since the end of the Cold War. It’s a move that has been denounced by Russia. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports from Germany and Poland about the military mission. Continue reading

  • Georgia after storms
    January 22, 2017   BY  

    More than 20 others were injured in the state as severe weather tore through the South. Continue reading

  • Paul Rooks (L), 49, his wife Ester (C) and son Damon chat in their home
while waiting to depart for the clinic on the Pine Ridge Indian
Reservation in South Dakota. It's a monotonous routine that Mr. Rooks
endures three times a week, and one that is becoming necessary for an
increasing number of Native Americans across the rural United States. A
ongoing report by the Strong Heart Study, funded by the U.S. National
Institutes of Health, says that more than 50 percent of Native
Americans over the age of 45 are diabetic. A member of the Oglala
Lakota tribe, Mr. Rooks has kidney failure brought on by diabetes.
According to the American Diabetes Association, Native American
diabetics are six times more likely to suffer renal failure than others
who have the disease. Photo taken June 25, 2001.

    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

  • U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledges the audience after taking the oath of office as his wife Melania (L) and daughter Tiffany watch during inauguration ceremonies swearing in Trump as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S., January 20, 2017.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSWIY6
    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

  • File photo of national security adviser Michael Flynn by Lucas Jackson/Reuters
    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

  • Demonstrators take part in the Women's March to protest Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTSWQJD
    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

  • Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are sworn in on the House floor on the first day of the new session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. January 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
    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