• July 20, 2010   BY News Desk 

    KARZAI AND THE AFGHAN GOVERNMENT | Afghanistan President Haman Karzai addressed dozens of nations and organizations, calling for Afghans to take charge of their own security by 2014. For analysis, Jim Lehrer talks to James Dobbins, a veteran State Department … Continue reading

  • July 19, 2010   BY News Desk 

    DISAGREEMENT OVER NEXT STEPS IN GULF | After 4 days of BP’s containment cap stopping oil from leaking into the Gulf, seepage was spotted two miles from the wellhead, prompting disagreements between the government and BP over the correct action … Continue reading

  • July 16, 2010   BY News Desk 

    CAP CONTINUES TO HALT LEAK | With the new containment cap in place for the past 24 hours and no new signs of oil leaking into the Gulf, President Obama called the news hopeful but reaffirmed the need for a … Continue reading

  • July 15, 2010   BY News Desk 

    OIL FLOW CEASES AS BP TESTS CAP | The flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico has been halted for the time being, as BP performs pressure tests on the new containment cap placed over the leaking oil well. … Continue reading

  • July 14, 2010   BY News Desk 

    CASUALTIES RISE IN AFGHANISTAN | The death toll for NATO forces has risen to 45 in the month of July after multiple attacks killed 8 U.S. and 3 British soldiers in the past 24 hours. For insight, Jim Lehrer talks … Continue reading

  • July 13, 2010   BY News Desk 

    OBAMA’S POLL NUMBERS| President Obama faces falling poll numbers with many Americans claiming they have lost faith in the president’s ability to handle the economic crisis. Jim Lehrer talks to NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian about how to read these … Continue reading

  • July 12, 2010   BY News Desk 

    OIL SPILL UPDATE| With hopes that a new containment cap installed on the broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico will put an end to the oil leak, the Obama administration is pushing forward with a revised moratorium on … Continue reading

  • July 9, 2010   BY News Desk 

    U.S., RUSSIA COMPLETE SPY SWAP | In Austria on Thursday, the United States and Russia completed the largest exchange of spies since the Cold War. Judy Woodruff reports on the events that took place June 8 between the two countries. … Continue reading

  • July 8, 2010   BY News Desk 

    U.S.-RUSSIA SPY SWAP | The United States is expected to trade Russians arrested on charges of espionage for convicted spies being held in Russia. Judy Woodruff talks to Mark Hosenball, a reporter for Newsweek, and former CIA Counsel General Jeffrey … Continue reading

  • July 7, 2010   BY News Desk 

    EAST COAST HEAT WAVE | Scorching heat and humidity gripped the northeast and mid-Atlantic states, pushing electricity use toward record levels and disrupting train travel. Gwen Ifill reports on how people are coping with temperatures topping 100 degrees. REPUBLICAN PARTY’S … Continue reading