Friday, October 28, 2016

  • FBI to investigate new material around Clinton email server
    When Hillary Clinton arrived in Iowa on Friday, she was greeted by news of further investigation into her emails. FBI Director James Comey told congressional chairmen in a letter that the bureau would be evaluating newly discovered emails that appear pertinent to Clinton’s private server. In New Hampshire, Donald Trump immediately pounced on the development. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: October 28, 2016
    U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage at a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder  - RTX2QWH3
  • Analyzing the FBI announcement on Clinton’s private server
    Director James Comey announced the FBI will review a new batch of emails apparently related to Hillary Clinton’s private server. The messages were discovered in an unrelated investigation concerning former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner’s alleged communication with a 15-year-old girl. To discuss the startling development, Judy Woodruff speaks with the Wall Street Journal’s Devlin Barrett.
    Original Air Date: October 28, 2016
    FBI Director James Comey testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 28, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTSPUVE
  • How polls and campaigns are shaping up in critical states
    This campaign season, the electoral map has undergone major upheaval -- and the race could come down to just a handful of critical states. For insight into what's motivating voters in hotly contested Texas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and New Hampshire, Judy Woodruff is joined by Emily Ramshaw of The Texas Tribune, Andra Gillespie of Emory University and Paul Steinhauser of NH1.
    Original Air Date: October 28, 2016
    U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2QW67
  • Who's behind the sexual-assault survivor ‘bill of rights?’
    Rape kits are essential evidence for prosecuting sexual assault. But in many parts of the country, they’re destroyed after six months. While assault victims can fight to preserve them longer, that information isn't necessarily shared. It's an issue Amanda Nguyen took to Capitol Hill, yielding the first time the phrase "sexual assault survivor" has appeared in federal law. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: October 28, 2016
    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27:  Activist Amanda Nguyen attends MTV Total Registration Live at MTV Studios on September 27, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for MTV)
  • The ocean’s ‘Garden of Eden’ will contain marine reserve
    A seminal multinational agreement will set aside roughly 600,000 square miles of ocean to create the world’s largest marine reserve. Adjoining Antarctica, the area of the Ross Sea will be protected as of December 2017; fishing will be prohibited, though researchers will be allowed a limited number of samples. William Brangham speaks with Karen Sack, the managing director of Ocean Unite, for more.
    Original Air Date: October 28, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • Candidates asked about post-election reconciliation
    With 12 days to go until the election, Donald Trump made a push in must-win Ohio. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton appeared in North Carolina with Michelle Obama for their first joint appearance this election season. Separately, both candidates were asked about how they would interact with their opponent after the election. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign event in Springfield, Ohio, U.S., October 27 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2QRBF
  • News Wrap: Thousands homeless after Italian earthquakes
    In our news wrap Thursday, two powerful earthquakes destroyed a 15th century church and hundreds of homes in the Italian town of Visso. Also, Libya’s navy reported that at least 90 people -- mostly African migrants -- drowned when their rubber boat tore apart.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    A firefighter with a rescue dog search a collapsed building after an earthquake in Borgo Sant'Antonio near Visso, central Italy, October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi - RTX2QORH
  • Lawyer claims Justice Thomas sexually assaulted her in 1999
    There are new sexual assault allegations aimed at Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In the wake of Donald Trump’s “Access Hollywood” tape, as women took to social media to recount their experiences, one lawyer wrote about being groped by Thomas as a young scholar. The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle broke the story and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the allegations.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    U.S. Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses for an official picture with other justices at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, in this file photo taken October 31, 2005. Thomas ended a decade of silence from the bench at U.S. Supreme Court arguments on Monday when the conservative justice unexpectedly posed questions during a gun rights case from Maine.    REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files - RTS8NAE
  • Is Trump driving female voters to turn away from the GOP?
    Allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump, the vulgar language of an "Access Hollywood" audio tape and the "nasty woman" interjection at the last debate: It's all taking a toll among female voters who normally vote Republican. Christine Matthews of Bellwether Research and Missy Shorey of Maggie's List join Judy Woodruff to discuss whether the Republican Party has alienated women.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    Supporters listen an speech by U.S. first lady Michelle Obama  during a campaign rally in support of U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S., October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2QRN0
  • How the FCC is aiming to protect online consumer data
    There are new rules for broadband providers when it comes to collecting and sharing consumer data. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted for the first time to create protections on the transmission of personal information for broadband providers. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Tom Wheeler, chairman of the FCC.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    People walk past the AT&T store in New York's Times Square, June 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo - RTSLVTT
  • New details on Clinton Foundation business ties
    As her husband left the White House, Hillary Clinton said job one was to make money. Now documents and messages in the stolen Clinton campaign emails suggest the Clinton Foundation may have been part of that. John Yang offers context behind the headline.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks during the Clinton Global Initiative's 2015 Winter Meeting in New York February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo - RTX2NWMD
  • Why rich nations may be their own worst enemy
    Economist Todd Buchholz rails against what America has become: a people who want everything but aren’t willing to pay for it. In “The Price of Prosperity,” he suggests that wealthy nations such as the U.S. inflict harm on themselves, even cause their own demise, by racking up debt, having fewer children and increasing governmental regulations. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    Responding to the president and CEO of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, Larry Kotiloff stands by his call that you should close your brokerage account. Photo by Flickr user Tax Credits.
  • Minnesota kid destined to be a Buddhist spiritual leader
    Like any 4th grade boy, Jalue Dorje enjoys soccer, swimming and Pokemon cards. But unlike most 9-year-olds, he is believed to be -- and confirmed by the Dalai Lama himself -- the reincarnation of an eminent senior lama who died nine years ago. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
  • Food may not be the answer to world peace, but it’s a start
    How he went from dunking breaded clams in hot grease to becoming a famous chef and television personality, Anthony Bourdain has no idea. But he says he learned everything he needed to know about life -- and gained self respect -- by working as a dishwasher. He gives his Brief but Spectacular take on vegetarians, being a bad boy and why he thinks brunch is ridiculous.
    Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
    Chef Anthony Bourdain poses at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California September 12, 2015. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok - RTSTGA

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • Why white nationalists hear a political ally in Donald Trump
    White nationalist groups are nothing new to America. But in recent years, their numbers have grown, drawing whites who feel marginalized in the America of today. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia visits a white separatist community in Indiana to understand why they’re supporting Donald Trump this election.
    Original Air Date: October 26, 2016
  • Efforts to claw back recruitment bonuses generates outrage
    Amid a mounting outcry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter halted Pentagon efforts to recollect money given to thousands of California National Guard members. Soldiers were asked to repay bonuses of $15,000 or more, which had been doled out improperly by recruiters during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hari Sreenivasan talks to David Cloud of the Los Angeles Times and Sgt. 1st Class Robert Richmond.
    Original Air Date: October 26, 2016
    Carter is seeking to boost Pentagon spending to Photo of Pentagon by Wikimedia user David B. Gleason
  • Cracking the stealth political influence of bots
    Among the millions of real people tweeting about the presidential race, there are also a lot accounts operated by fake people, or “bots.” Politicians and regular users alike use these accounts to increase their follower bases and push messages. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on how computer scientists can analyze Twitter handles to determine whether or not they are bots.
    Original Air Date: October 26, 2016
  • Days to go, Clinton and Democrats are winning the money race
    In the last days of the presidential race, what’s the state of the money race? Matea Gold of The Washington Post joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have raised money and how they’re spending it.
    Original Air Date: October 26, 2016
  • What pollsters are predicting for Election Day
    Most national and battleground-state polls show Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump. Do the “late-deciders” hold the power to swing the numbers? Democratic pollster Peter Hart and Republican pollster Whit Ayres join Judy Woodruff to break down those polls, what they are telling us today and what they predict for Election Day.
    Original Air Date: October 26, 2016
    Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a campaign rally in Lake Worth, Florida, U.S. October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2QKWU
  • Candidates use Trump's new hotel as election metaphor
    Donald Trump took time off from the campaign trail to open his new hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, using the moment to stress what he could accomplish as president. Meanwhile, on her 69th birthday, Hillary Clinton campaigned in the battleground state of Florida, suggesting there’s a dark side to Trump’s business dealings. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: October 26, 2016
    (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump attend an official ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel in Washington U.S., October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX2QKOZ

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

  • How Obamacare premium hikes affect politics and your wallet
    The new enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is about to begin and there are some changes in both price -- double-digit percentage increases for premiums on average -- and choice. Judy Woodruff learns more from Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News and Reid Wilson of The Hill, and gets the perspectives of people around the country who are weighing their options.
    Original Air Date: October 25, 2016
    Arminda Murillo, 54, reads a leaflet on Obamacare at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California, U.S. March 27, 2014.     REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo - RTX2PMAL
  • Prices rising, Trump rallies for Obamacare repeal
    Campaigning in Florida, Donald Trump bashed the Affordable Care Act, seizing on newly announced insurance premium spikes. Sunshine State polls show a close race; Trump sees it as a must-win and believes he's winning big. Meanwhile, though the Justice Department will be monitoring polling places around the nation, its oversight will be curtailed by a 2013 Supreme Court decision. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: October 25, 2016
    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump rallies with supporters at the Million Air Orlando airplane hangar in Sanford, Florida, U.S. October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2QFHM
  • What the world is thinking about the U.S. election
    Who is chosen as the next president of the United States isn’t just a matter of national importance, but will make a big difference to the rest of the world. This year, the international community is watching with a combination of fascination and trepidation. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant gets a sampling of global views on the election.
    Original Air Date: October 25, 2016
    Invited students attend an event to watch the televised U.S. presidential debate between Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump, at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan October 20, 2016.  REUTERS/Issei Kato  - RTX2PMTH
  • How the n-word became the 'atomic bomb of racial slurs'
    Its effect can be explosive and painful: Harvard University professor Randall Kennedy has traced the history of the n-word to understand the evolution of the infamous racial slur. Kennedy joins special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault to discuss this history, including reappropriations of the word and the complexities and damages of its usage today.
    Original Air Date: October 25, 2016
  • Who will pay for water cleanup divides urban, rural Iowa
    Iowa is home to some of the richest farmland in the country, but the Des Moines Water Works says that has come with an environmental price. The city water authority has filed a lawsuit against three rural counties claiming that nitrate from fertilizer is contaminating their urban water supply. Special correspondent David Biello reports for Detroit Public Television.
    Original Air Date: October 25, 2016
  • Helping college students who must worry about basic needs
    The biggest challenge for these college students may not be exams or papers, but finding the means to survive. While the University of California system has worked to bring in more first-generation and “non-traditional” students, helping them stay, succeed and meet basic needs like getting enough food requires greater investment. Jeffrey Brown reports from Berkeley, California.
    Original Air Date: October 25, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

  • How language and politics are inextricably linked
    The way we talk about politics seems to sound different this election season. Mark Thompson, author of “Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics?”, joins Jeffrey Brown to look at the causes and effects of the current political discourse, especially that of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and the media.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2016
  • Arizona group tries to get out the Latino vote
    Arizona, a traditionally red state, could be in play this election for the first time in decades. Hoping to boost voter turnout, a group called One Arizona focused on helping eligible Latinos register to vote, signing up 150,000 voters this election alone. Angélica Casas and Jennifer Cain of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism report from Phoenix.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2016