REPORT | Dec. 2, 2013
In our news wrap Monday, federal investigators concluded that a N.Y. commuter train that derailed -- killing four people and injuring dozens of others -- was traveling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve. Also, the Supreme Court declined to hear a case on whether online retailers must collect state sales tax.
ANALYSIS | Nov. 29, 2013
There are six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, putting more pressure on retailers to beat out their competitors. How does the early start to "Black Friday" impact businesses and workers? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Laura Champine of Canaccord Genuity and Steven Greenhouse of The New York Times.
ANALYSIS | Nov. 29, 2013
CONVERSATION | Nov. 28, 2013
Chef and author Alice Waters was one of the first proponents of using seasonal, organic ingredients. The pioneer of "California cuisine" has dedicated herself to educating students about the importance of reconnecting cooking to nature. Judy Woodruff sits down with Waters to discuss how how easy it can be to eat healthy.
REPORT | Nov. 28, 2013
In our news wrap Thursday, Americans at home and U.S. forces abroad celebrated Thanksgiving with turkey and all the trimmings. Another holiday tradition, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, defied strong winds that threatened to ground its giant balloons. Also, the UN Nuclear Agency will visit an Iran nuclear facility Dec. 8.
REPORT | Nov. 27, 2013
What do you get when you give an architect canned yams, corn and tuna fish? Perhaps a 12-foot bridge or larger-than-life sea creature. Each year around the globe, designers create sculptural masterpieces out of canned goods in Canstruction events. Jeffrey Brown reports on how the the creative contest boosts typical food drives.
ANALYSIS | Nov. 27, 2013
Holiday travelers braved a mix of rain, sleet, snow and wind on one of the busiest travel days of the year Wednesday. As drivers faced dangerous road conditions, some who opted to fly to their Thanksgiving destinations were forced to deal with delays and cancellations at airports. Gwen Ifill reports.
CONVERSATION | Nov. 26, 2013
In "Many Rivers to Cross," Henry Louis Gates Jr. recounts 500 years of African-American history in a six-part series for PBS. Gwen Ifill sits down with Gates, a Harvard University professor, to discuss the journey of black Americans who created hope and persistence in the face of brutal discrimination.
ANALYSIS | Nov. 26, 2013
While immigration reform currently seems politically out of reach, hundreds of thousands of undocumented residents are still being deported. Gwen Ifill gets viewpoints on the debate over deportation from Marielena Hincapié of the National Immigration Law Center and David Martin of the University of Virginia School of Law.
REPORT | Nov. 26, 2013
In our news wrap Tuesday, a mix of snow, rain and sleet made its way to the East Coast, threatening holiday air travel plans and creating dangerous road conditions. The same storm system is already blamed for 11 deaths. Also, Afghan President Karzai made new demands despite U.S. pressure to sign a security deal.