• October 11, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The vice-presidential contenders meet for their only debate Rising tensions between Turkey and Russia over Syria, as the Turks force a Russian plane to land How Medicare’s playing in House races And a Chinese writer wins the … Continue reading

  • October 9, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: The latest from the court, where Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child abuse Alleged domestic security threats from a powerful Chinese telecom And, Chicago makes changes — from streets to … Continue reading

  • October 8, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: The differences between the presidential candidates on foreign policy A deadly meningitis outbreak, now in nine states The Nobel Prize for discovering how to reprogram adult cells to behave like embryonic stem cells And Salman Rushdie’s memoir … Continue reading

  • October 5, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Friday’s NewsHour: The jobless rate slides under 8 percent for the first time since January 2009 The hotly contested Senate race in Missouri Mark Shields and David Brooks And, an election story from Venezuela — where an opposition candidate … Continue reading

  • October 4, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: The candidates are back on the campaign trail, fresh off their first debate We drill down into two issues from last night: taxes and the deficit Florida voters tell us what they heard And, baseball’s first triple … Continue reading

  • October 3, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: Mark Shields and David Brooks preview the first presidential debate Early voting begins in the swing state of Iowa Loose seats and labor troubles for American Airlines And a breakthrough in genetic testing for critically ill newborns … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2012   BY News Desk  

    The Supreme Court opens a new term — what’s on this session’s docket? The presidential candidates fine tune their messages days before the first debate A decision looms for Pennsylvania’s tough voter ID law An Independent Lens documentary on turning … Continue reading

  • September 26, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: Violence erupts at anti-austerity protests in Greece and Spain The campaigns woo young voters and push early voting in key states The Turkish foreign minister on the Syrian war The teacher of the year And, remembering crooner … Continue reading

  • September 25, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: President Obama urged the United Nations to tackle unrest in the Muslim world and said the U.S. would do what it must to contain Iran’s nuclear program We assess the president’s foreign policy Troubles with online job … Continue reading

  • September 24, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: The presidential candidates’ messages — in ads and in speeches The assault on the Syrian city of Homs A preview of the United Nations General Assembly meeting Genetic breakthroughs in breast cancer research And three personal stories … Continue reading