On the NewsHour

  • October 11, 2010   BY News Desk 

    FORECLOSURE FALLOUT | As the possibility of a nationwide moratorium on foreclosed home sales looms, the securities industry and Financial Markets Association has warned that such a moratorium would prove very harmful to the housing industry. Jeffrey Brown talks to … Continue reading

  • October 8, 2010   BY News Desk 

    JOBS REPORT SHOWS GRIM NUMBERS | The last jobs report released by the Labor Department before midterm elections showed a loss of 95,000 jobs and an unchanged unemployment rate of 9.6 percent in September. Judy Woodruff reports, then Ray Suarez … Continue reading

  • October 7, 2010   BY News Desk 

    NEGOTIATING THE AFGAN WAR | As the Afghan war enters its 10th year, NATO soldiers killed dozens of Afghan insurgents on Thursday. There have been reports that a new Afghan council is making efforts to negotiate with the Taliban over … Continue reading

  • October 6, 2010   BY News Desk 

    MILITARY FUNERAL PROTESTS | The Supreme Court took up a First Amendment case involving the controversial Westboro Baptist Church group protesting at a U.S. Marine’s funeral. Jeffrey Brown talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal describes the court … Continue reading

  • October 5, 2010   BY News Desk 

    TIMES SQUARE ATTEMPTED BOMBER SENTENCED | Faisal Shahzad was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for trying to set off a bomb in New York’s Times Square in May. WYNC reporter Ailsa Chang was in the courtroom and speaks with … Continue reading

  • October 4, 2010   BY News Desk 

    EUROPEAN TERROR ALERT | The Obama administration warned Americans to be cautious and aware of their surroundings while traveling to Europe. The U.S., along with several other countries, issued travel alerts to tourists after a suspected terror plot was uncovered … Continue reading

  • October 1, 2010   BY News Desk 

    CHANGES AT THE WHITE HOUSE | President Obama announced the departure of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel Friday. Emanuel will be succeeded by long-time adviser Pete Rouse. Political Editor David Chalian walks through the changes in the president’s … Continue reading

  • September 30, 2010   BY News Desk 

    A.I.G.’s REPAYMENT PLAN | Insurance giant A.I.G. and the U.S. Treasury unveiled a plan to speed up the repayment of more than $100 Billion in federal bailout money. Ray Suarez talks to economic writers Roben Farzad of Bloomberg Business Week … Continue reading

  • September 29, 2010   BY News Desk 

    CAMPAIGN EFFORTS IN FULL SWING | President Obama finished a three day, four state campaign tour to rev up Democratic supporters for the midterm elections. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at where younger voters stand in this election. EUROPEAN TERROR … Continue reading

  • September 28, 2010   BY News Desk 

    HOMEOWNERSHIP VS RENTING | Jack Hough of ‘Smart Money’ magazine and Karl Case of Wall Street Journal weigh the pros and cons of homeownership and renting. INCOME GAP WIDENS IN AMERICA | The U.S. has the greatest disparity between the … Continue reading