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  • September 20, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: Syrian warplanes strike a gas station, killing at least 30 Record fundraising by the presidential candidates Arctic sea ice melts to an all-time low level The dangers of synthetic drugs The high cost of cheap shrimp for … Continue reading

  • September 19, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: Lessons learned from the Chicago school strike A congressional gold medal for Myanmar’s activist leader Voter snapshots of the presidential candidates Bob Woodward’s new book takes us inside the debt limit debate Tune in at 6 p.m. … Continue reading

  • September 18, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Tuesday’s NewsHour: Mitt Romney’s remarks calling nearly half of Americans “victims” who are dependent on the government The battle for voters in Nevada Escalating tensions between China and Japan over disputed islands Plus, a conversation with former U.N. chief … Continue reading

  • September 17, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Monday’s NewsHour: New pressures in Afghanistan after weekend attacks kill U.S. troops and damage American jets The Romney campaign retools its message amid new poll numbers A change of heart for a global warming skeptic Plus, an uncertain future … Continue reading

  • September 14, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Friday’s NewsHour: Police and protesters wage pitched and violent battles outside U.S. embassies across the Arab world Assessing the big bank bailouts, four years after the fall of Lehman Brothers David Brooks and Ruth Marcus Plus, how the campaigns … Continue reading

  • September 13, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Thursday’s NewsHour: New details about the attack on the U.S. mission in Libya, and the film that sparked the violence Is the Middle East a more dangerous place a year after the Arab Spring? A key decision from the … Continue reading

  • September 12, 2012   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour: President Obama condemns the killings of four Americans at the U.S. Embassy in Libya Foreign policy on the campaign trail Apple unveils its iPhone 5 Timber companies spray herbicides in Oregon’s forests Plus, the poverty rate remains … Continue reading

  • September 5, 2012  

    Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro — the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday — stopped by the NewsHour skybox Wednesday evening to talk with Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. “If you are looking for the bigger tent party across a whole host of issues, that’s the Democratic party,” he said. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2012   BY Online DA 

    From George Washington to the current Barack Obama, presidential campaigns have shaped American culture and history in lasting ways. Highlighted here are some notable items featured at the Library of Congress which tell an interesting story about the evolution of the race to the White House. Continue reading

  • September 13, 2011  

    In his new book, "Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain," NewsHour Executive Editor Jim Lehrer looks back at more than 40 years of televised political debates in America. Jeffrey Brown and Lehrer discuss his unique front-row seat to history as a 10-time presidential debate moderator. Continue reading