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    June 18, 2014   BY newsdesk 

    WETA, the flagship public media station for Washington, D.C., is expected to assume ownership and control of PBS NewsHour on July 1. Continue reading

  • October 23, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Obama seeks to ease U.S.-Pakistan tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets with President Barack Obama for talks about the two countries’ relationship now in a post-Afghan war world. Their discussions will likely focus on U.S. drone strikes along the … Continue reading

  • October 17, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Shutdown Aftermath and International Reaction Government agencies reopen today after late-night Congressional action last night to end shutdown through Jan. 15 and raise the debt limit until Feb. 7 Asian and European markets initially experienced gains in relief, but stocks … Continue reading

  • October 11, 2013   BY Molly Finnegan 

    Tonight on the program, we examine the latest negotiations between the GOP and President Obama on a debt ceiling deal amid the ongoing government shutdown. Also: the Nobel Peace Prize honors the group working to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, a … Continue reading

  • October 11, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Fallout from the Government Shutdown The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hear testimony on the impact of the government shutdown so far. Witnesses include National Transportation Safety Board chair Deborah A.P. Hersman, American Association for the Advancement of … Continue reading

  • October 4, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Watch upcoming @NewsHour report on @InsideOutDET. It's another in our "Where Poetry Lives" series with @NTrethewey. pic.twitter.com/f9JCzbRFtP — Mary Jo Brooks (@MaryJoBrooks) October 3, 2013

  • September 27, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning. It’s the last day of the week, but the news continues on! Here are some of the stories that PBS NewsHour is watching for Friday. Climate Change: Humans are to blame The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate … Continue reading

  • September 22, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    On this edition, the latest on the terror attack at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya and analysis of Bo Xilai’s life sentence. Later, President Obama spoke in Washington to commemorate the victims of last week’s Navy Yard shooting. And in … Continue reading

  • September 18, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning! Grab a cup of coffee and read some of the stories that PBS NewsHour expects to develop throughout the day. Bernanke set to taper QE Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to announce that the Fed … Continue reading

  • September 16, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning! Grab a cup of coffee and read some of the stories that PBS NewsHour expects to develop throughout the day Monday. Let’s Make a Deal on Syria In Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry meets with U.S. allies, … Continue reading

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