On the NewsHour

  • May 31, 2010   BY News Desk 

    ISRAEL SEA RAID IN GAZA | A pre-dawn Israeli raid on a flotilla of aid ships bound for Gaza coast has sparked international concern following the deaths of international activists who say they were trying to transport humanitarian supplies through … Continue reading

  • May 28, 2010   BY News Desk 

    GULF OIL SPILL UPDATE | President Obama traveled to the Gulf for a first-hand look at the damage from the blown out oil well, as efforts continue to plug the leak. Ray Suarez reports on the growing environmental concerns, Tom … Continue reading

  • May 27, 2010   BY News Desk 

    GULF OIL SPILL UPDATE | President Obama announced plans to curb offshore drilling in response to the Gulf spill and said the government and BP should have been better prepared to tackle such a crisis. Ray Suarez has an update … Continue reading

  • May 26, 2010   BY News Desk 

    GULF OIL SPILL UPDATE | BP crews launched a long-awaited operation to stop spewing oil at the source by pumping heavy drilling fluids into the massive leak. Jim Lehrer talks to Greg McCormack, director of the Petroleum Extension Service at … Continue reading

  • May 25, 2010   BY News Desk 

    GULF OIL LEAK UPDATE | Oil from the Gulf Coast leak turned darker, suggesting heavier, more-polluting oil is spewing out. Tom Bearden reports from Louisiana, where the oil has begun to damage delicate barrier island ecosystems. NEWSMAKER: BP EXECUTIVE ROBERT … Continue reading

  • May 24, 2010   BY News Desk 

    GULF OIL LEAK UPDATE | Obama administration officials and senators said they will hold BP responsible for cleaning up the Gulf spill, as heavy oil seeps into fragile marshland along the coast. Correspondent Tom Bearden gives an update on the … Continue reading

  • May 21, 2010   BY News Desk 

    FINANCIAL REFORM PASSES SENATE | Sweeping reform of the nation’s financial regulatory system passed a key vote in the Senate, fast-tracking the final vote on the overhauls. Judy Woodruff speaks to financial writers Greg Ip of the Economist and Stacy-Marie … Continue reading

  • May 20, 2010   BY News Desk 

    VOLATILITY IN THE STOCK MARKET | Stocks fell sharply in the U.S., amid concerns for the euro and the biggest rise in jobless claims in three months. Jeffrey Brown talks to financial experts Nick Perna of Yale University and James … Continue reading

  • May 19, 2010   BY News Desk 

    PRIMARY ELECTION ANALYSIS | Democrats and Republicans continued to voice anti-incumbent sentiments with their votes during Tuesday’s primary elections. Jim Lehrer talks to Amy Walter, editor-in-chief of The Hotline and Dan Balz, senior political writer for The Washington Post, about … Continue reading

  • May 18, 2010   BY News Desk 

    U.S. MOVES TO SANCTION IRAN | Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday that Russian and China have reached a deal with the United States and other world powers to impose new sanctions on Iran, a day after the country … Continue reading