ON THE NEWSHOUR

  • December 1, 2010   BY News Desk  

    Here’s what’s coming up on Wednesday’s NewsHour … POLITICAL DEAL-MAKING: From tax cuts to jobless benefits, the deal-making race is on for lawmakers before the end of the lame duck session of Congress. Gwen Ifill will report on the details. … Continue reading

  • November 30, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    PENTAGON RELEASES ‘DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL’ REPORT | Defense Secretary Robert Gates endorsed a repeal of the 1993 law after the Pentagon released a study concluding changing the law would pose little or no risk to unit cohension. Jim Lehrer … Continue reading

  • November 29, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    WIKILEAKS RELEASES CLASSIFIED STATE DEPARTMENT CABLES | Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States “deeply regrets” the release of secret documents by the web site WikiLeaks, which include internal communications about foreign leaders and governments. Judy Woodruff speaks … Continue reading

  • November 26, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    CONSUMER SPENDING ON BLACK FRIDAY | Eager shoppers kicked of the holiday spending season on Black Friday. Major retailers like Best Buy and Toys R Us are seeing longer lines this year and hoping it translates into higher sales. Economics … Continue reading

  • November 25, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    AMERICANS AT HOME AND ABROAD MARK THANKSGIVING DAY Americans marked Thanksgiving Day around the country, with turkey dinner, football and parades – and around the world, as troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan paused to celebrate the holiday. TOM DELAY … Continue reading

  • November 24, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    MANY TRAVELERS FOREGO NATIONAL OPT-OUT DAY | Traveling was easier than expected at the major airports on one of the busiest days of the year. Few fliers opted for a pat-down instead of a full-body scan–a relief for many after … Continue reading

  • November 23, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    NORTH KOREAN ARTILLERY ATTACK | North Korea’s shelling of Yeonpyeong island killed two South Korean marines and led to an exchange of fire between the two countries. Jim Lehrer gets more on the tense standoff from Victor Cha, former director … Continue reading

  • November 22, 2010   BY newsdesk 

    AIRPORT SECURITY MEASURES | As holiday travel begins this week, controversial full-body scans and security pat-downs will be used in airports across the country. Margaret Warner chronicles the backlash and the TSA’s handling of travelers’ dissatisfaction. IRELAND’S MASSIVE FINANCIAL BAILOUT … Continue reading

  • November 18, 2010   BY News Desk  

    GM BACK ON THE MARKET | The new General Motors generated excitement on Wall Street, as the revamped automaker’s initial public offering turned into the largest in U.S. history. We look at the automaker’s turnaround since its bankruptcy and $50 … Continue reading

  • November 17, 2010   BY News Desk  

    HAITI’S CHOLERA OUTBREAK | Gwen Ifill speaks with Miami Herald Caribbean correspondent Jacqueline Charles in Port-au-Prince, who says that recent unrest related to a cholera outbreak in Haiti is hampering efforts to contain the spread of the epidemic. NEWS WRAP … Continue reading