A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight cancellations between Monday and Wednesday.
In a special session on Sunday, the World Health Organization debated how to reform itself after acknowledging the organization had botched its response to the 2014 Ebola emergency. Continue reading
NewsHour travels to Gujarat, India to explore Narendra Modi’s policies. Modi has amassed supporters throughout the country who praise his economic vision by creating jobs and improving the country’s infrastructure. But critics argue many states, whose residents live below the country’s poverty line, are still lacking in education and health care. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports. Continue reading
Greece’s far left party was projected to win a national parliamentary election in the eurozone country on Sunday, according to exit polls. Continue reading
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is encouraging the main candidates in Nigeria’s upcoming presidential vote to accept the results and tamp down potential postelection violence in a country reeling from an al-Qaida linked insurgency. Continue reading
Hari Sreenivasan reads viewer comments about a recent NewsHour Weekend segment on Beligum’s euthanasia law, the least restrictive law governing physician-assisted suicide in the world. Continue reading
After the recent reported execution of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State, the clock is ticking yet again to rescue another Japanese hostage still being held in Syria. Hajime Ozaki, the New York bureau chief at Kyodo News Agency, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss Japan’s next steps.
Two passenger planes were safely escorted by fighter jets to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport Saturday afternoon, following bomb threats posted online. Continue reading
A shelling attack that killed dozens of people Saturday in eastern Ukraine was only the latest sign of the deteriorating situation there. Even though a ceasefire was signed in September, fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government troops once again has intensified. And on Friday, the rebels launched a new offensive. Andrew Kramer of The New York Times joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Donetsk, Ukraine with the latest. Continue reading
A three-judge panel on Friday declared a North Carolina man innocent after he had served almost 40 years of a life sentence for a 1976 double murder. Continue reading