NewsHour Weekend

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    April 30, 2017   BY  

    LGBTQ groups fear a bill in Tennessee, passed by the state legislature, could bring discrimination and weaken same-sex marriage or other civil rights — but legal experts say it is unlikely to effectively do so.
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    April 30, 2017  

    In the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay traveled to Tanzania to learn more about the technique. Continue reading

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    April 30, 2017   BY and  

    Terrence Wise started organizing in 2013, when he was making $7.25 an hour at McDonald’s in Kansas City, Missouri. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order during a roundtable discussion with farmers at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RTS13WDO
    April 29, 2017  

    April 29 marks President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, a common benchmark for measuring the achievements of incoming presidents. The standard was set by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose leadership in 1933 pushed a flurry of major legislation through Congress. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Megan Thompson for analysis on the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency. Continue reading

  • Protesters dressed as the earth and U.S. President Donald Trump pretend to fight during the Peoples Climate March near the White House in Washington
    April 29, 2017  

    As President Donald Trump reached the 100th day of his presidency, tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the People’s Climate March, with similar demonstrations around the country. Protesters called for environmental protections even as Trump has proposed cutting funding for science programs and signed an executive order to expand offshore drilling for oil in the Arctic. Continue reading

  • United States one dollar bills seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington
    April 29, 2017  

    On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a portion of its tax plan, including a cut in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to a 15 percent. The plan aims to bring revenue back into the country from U.S. companies holding it overseas in order to avoid paying taxes. Newshour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports. Continue reading

  • Riot police guard Hollywood Boulevard
    April 29, 2017  

    Twenty-five years ago, parts of Los Angeles erupted with anger after four white police officers who were filmed beating motorist Rodney King with batons were acquitted of assault. Riots lasted for five days, left 63 people dead and destroyed or damaged more than 1,000 buildings. People in LA marched on Saturday in commemoration. Marymount University professor Fernando Guerra joins Megan Thompson for more. Continue reading

  • Demonstrators gather for People's Climate March in Washington
    April 29, 2017   BY  

    On President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, thousands of protesters were marching to the White House and across the country for a People’s Climate March.
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  • Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, celebrates after partial results in the first round of 2017 French presidential election, in Paris
    April 23, 2017  

    France’s far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron will advance to a runoff to decide the country’s next president on May 7 after they took the two top spots in the country’s first round of elections on Sunday. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from the National Front Party headquarters in Hénin-Beaumont, France. Continue reading

  • Demonstrators take part in a rally to honour victims of violence during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas
    April 23, 2017  

    For the past three weeks in Venezuela, protesters have demanded President Nicolas Maduro schedule new elections and do more to address the country’s long-running economic crisis. Protesters blame Maduro for the triple-digit inflation and shortages of food, medicine, and basic supplies. Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth joins Hari Sreenivasan from the Venezuelan capital of Caracas. Continue reading