Politics

  • May 7, 1997  

    The FCC has lowered how much long distance carriers must pay local phone companies for access to their lines. In a separate ruling, the FCC also agreed to let customers with more than one phone line – for computers or faxes for example – to be charged higher rates for the additional lines. Continue reading

  • May 7, 1997  

    The FCC has lowered how much long distance carriers must pay local phone companies for access to their lines. In a separate ruling, the FCC also agreed to let customers with more than one phone line – for computers or faxes for example – to be charged higher rates for the additional lines. A panel discussion follows. Continue reading

  • May 6, 1997  

    The prosecution continues to lay out its case in the Oklahoma City bombing trial against Timothy McVeigh. We get more on the developments in the from Time Magazine correspondent Patrick Cole, who has been covering this story since the bombing. Continue reading

  • May 6, 1997  

    The prosecution continues to lay out its case in the Oklahoma City bombing trial against Timothy McVeigh. We get more on the developments in the from Time Magazine correspondent Patrick Cole, who has been covering this story since the bombing. Continue reading

  • May 2, 1997  

    A Senate committee takes up the nomination of the director of Central Intelligence. Kwame Holman has our report. Continue reading

  • May 2, 1997  

    Congress and Clinton have made a deal: Balance the Federal budget by 2002, spend more for child healthcare and education, but cut programs such as Medicare and Medicaid by $200 billion. Continue reading

  • May 2, 1997  

    Congress and Clinton have made a deal — balance the Federal budget by 2002, spend more for child healthcare and education, but cut programs such as Medicare and Medicaid by $200 billion. Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) and Budget Director Franklin Raines discuss negotiations with Paul Solman. Continue reading

  • April 30, 1997  

    How much protection should employees with mental health issues be given in the work place? A NewsHour panel discusses new Equal Opportunity Commission provisions. Continue reading

  • April 29, 1997  

    Thursday’s election will decide who will lead Great Britain. The campaign has been going on across the British isles for the last six weeks. Our report by special correspondent Simon Marks is from the English town of Tamworth. Continue reading

  • April 28, 1997  

    Tomorrow marks the fifth anniversary of one of the nation’s worst civil disturbances. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles reports on the economic aftermath of the Los Angeles riots. Continue reading