Tuesday, July 12, 2016

  • Why the South is the epicenter of the AIDS crisis in America
    The epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in America is Atlanta and the southeast, and the hardest hit population is gay and bisexual black men. According to the CDC, half of them will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetimes if current trends continue. William Brangham reports with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in the second part of the NewsHour’s “The End of AIDS?” series.
    Original Air Date: July 12, 2016
    Suffering the Silence - Ty
  • Teaching teens election’s ‘scandals, lies and incivility’
    The 2016 election mudslinging from “crooked” Hillary Clinton and “dangerously incoherent” Donald Trump has even piqued the interest of teens — and made teaching high school civics that much more difficult. So it’s time to get creative, which one 12th grade government teacher has done with his ‘scandals, lies and incivility’ curriculum. Education Week’s Lisa Stark reports for the NewsHour.
    Original Air Date: July 12, 2016
  • Family of slain journalist Marie Colvin sues Syria
    The family of intrepid newswoman Marie Colvin, who died in a rocket attack on the besieged Syrian city of Homs in 2012 is suing the Assad regime for assassinating her. It’s not revenge they are seeking in court papers filed in federal court but, rather, accountability. William Brangham reports.
    Original Air Date: July 12, 2016
    A man holds a sign honoring Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin after a memorial service, outside St Martin in the Field in London May 16, 2012.  Colvin's final dispatch, published three days before she and a French photographer were killed by shell and rocket fire, came from a bleak cellar packed with women and children cowering in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.     REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: MEDIA CIVIL UNREST MILITARY SOCIETY OBITUARY) - RTR32586
  • Turning plastic ocean pollution into sea-saving art
    At the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, a massive exhibit made entirely of 315 pounds of plastic pollution fished from the Pacific is on display. Called "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea," it features 17 sculptures, from jellyfish to shark. The lesson? The ocean's deadliest predator is trash. In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Julia Griffin pays the plastic sea creatures a visit.
    Original Air Date: July 12, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

  • News Wrap: two bailiffs shot dead in Michigan courthouse
    In our news wrap Monday, there was another fatal shooting of police, this time in St. Joseph, Mich., where two court bailiffs were shot dead by a gunman who was also later killed. Meanwhile, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump declared himself the “law and order candidate” and, in addressing the Dallas police murders, called for more support for cops.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers a speech in Virginia Beach, Virginia U.S. July 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTSHFZA
  • Police violence protests intensify as Dallas mourns officers
    President Barack Obama will be in Dallas Tuesday for an interfaith service to mourn the five police officers cut down in last week’s sniper ambush. The killings have done little to muffle growing national protests against police violence as rallies, marches and human roadblocks spread from cities like New York and Baton Rouge to St. Paul and Memphis. Gwen Ifill reports.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016
    Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S., July 10, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman - RTSHA77
  • NATO reacts to Russia’s aggressive moves in Eastern Europe
    Russia’s game-changing moves in the Ukraine and new aggressive posture against NATO were the focus of a NewsHour series last week looking at the fault lines between Moscow and the West. Over the weekend, President Barack Obama and other leaders of the alliance met in Poland. John Yang learns more from former State Department official Esther Brimmer.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016
    Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (L-R), Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, U.S. President Barack Obama, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's President Francois Hollande stand for a photograph after their meeting alongside the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSH35I
  • San Fran’s bold AIDS mission is ‘getting to zero’ by 2030
    There’s still no vaccine and no cure, but the medical community is increasingly focused on ambitious plans to bring about an end to HIV/AIDS. The NewsHour launches its series, “The End of AIDS?” with a look at intense prevention efforts underway in one of the cities most impacted by the epidemic, San Francisco. William Brangham reports with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 01:  Angelica Tome does a chalk drawing of a red AIDS ribbon on Castro Street on December 1, 2015 in San Francisco, California. To commemorate World AIDS day, dozens of people used chalk to write the names of people who have died from AIDS along San Francisco's Castro Street. World AIDS Day has been observed on December 1, since 1988, and is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and to mourn those who have died from the disease. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
  • Help purge bad cops, black Dallas police leader urges Obama
    These are especially difficult times for black law enforcement officers who, painfully sometimes, see that the complaints that some of their fellow cops are racist are real. Hari Sreenivasan holds a frank discussion with Lieutenant Thomas Glover, the president of the Black Police Association Of Greater Dallas, who makes a special plea for President Barack Obama to make a difference.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016
    People hug at at a makeshift memorial at police headquarters following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 10, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTSH85L
  • Is Dallas a turning point in the race and policing debate?
    If any good is to come out of the tragedy in Dallas, it is the expanded national conversation on the need for police reforms. There signs of some progress, but all sides agree much more must be done. Judy Woodruff talks with Rev. Jesse Jackson of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Julian Zelizer of Princeton University and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016
  • The latest on the veepstakes, Sanders to endorse Clinton
    Trump-Gingrich? Clinton-Kaine? Clinton-Warren? Trump-Christie? The political soothsayers are looking closely at every appearance Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton make with potential running mates. Also in the news: Bernie Sanders on Tuesday is expected to finally endorse the former secretary of state. Gwen Ifill talks with Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2016

Sunday, July 10, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 10, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, July 10, Dallas residents try to move past the mass shooting attack on the city’s police force this week. Later, a breakdown of why U.S. presidential conventions rules matter so much. And, see how a British town that voted to leave the European Union may pay a high price after the Brexit referendum. Lisa Desjardins anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2016
    People pray outside the Triple S convenience store where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 10, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RTSH693
  • EU subsidies in jeopardy for county that voted for Brexit
    Fishing, farming and tourism are three of the main industries in Cornwall, England - all of them seasonal and at the mercy of the temperamental English weather. That’s partly why the region has, for decades, been dependent on support, including subsidies by the European Union. Yet 56 percent of residents voted to leave the EU during last month's historic Brexit referendum.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2016
  • Dallas pastor says nation is ‘all but’ post-racial
    As a makeshift memorial continues to grow in downtown Dallas, recent events have shined a spotlight on racial tension within the nation. While Dallas has received praise for its community policing approach that has reduced the number of arrests and excessive use of force, people there say there are still divides. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2016
  • Could convention rule changes cost Trump the nomination?
    Description If the forces opposed to Donald Trump have any hope of derailing the presumptive nominee, it would be through changes in the convention rules—rules that would free delegates from the requirement to vote on the first ballot for the candidate that got them to Cleveland—or rules that would require the nominee to win a 60 percent “supermajority” of delegate votes. Jeff Greenfield reports.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2016
    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., July 5, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2JVKW

Saturday, July 9, 2016

  • Dallas Mayor says gunman acted alone, city is safe
    Authorities say the man who shot a dozen police officers in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, killing five, acted alone when he carried out the attack. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings tells Hari Sreenivasan that the city is safe now and can begin the process of healing.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2016
    The U.S. flag flutters at half mast, two days after a lone gunman ambushed and killed five police officers at a protest decrying police shootings of black men, in Dallas, Texas, U.S., July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RTSH25K
  • Inside the NATO decision to move forces into Eastern Europe
    Yesterday, NATO approved the deployment of multinational battalions to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estoria to deter Russia in light of the country’s actions in Ukraine. Michael Birnbaum of the Washington Post joins Megan Thompson to talk about NATO’s shifting strategies toward Russia.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2016
    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrive for a joint press conference at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel - RTSH2UQ
  • Report finds racial disparities in police use of force
    A report released by the Center for Policing Equity on Friday found that African Americans are more likely than white Americans to be subjected to the use of force by police. University of California at Berkeley Professor Jack Glaser, one of the study’s authors, joins Megan Thompson to talk about growing concerns about racial bias in policing.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2016
    Students at Vanderbilt University held a protest against police brutality in December. Photo by Blake Dover/The Vanderbilt Hustler

Friday, July 8, 2016

  • Week of violence sparks dialogue on race and policing
    The deaths of several black men at the hand of police and the sniper slayings of five police officers in Dallas brought the issue of race and policing back to the front pages. Jeffrey Brown talks to Michael Eric Dyson of Georgetown University, Dallas Police Deputy Chief Malik Aziz and Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn about what has to be done to bring real change.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2016
  • Shields and Brooks on Dallas police murders
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss what they both agree was a bad week for America. They see little chance for an end to the increasing polarization. Both also had unkind words for presidential candidates — Hillary Clinton for dodging on the email scandal and Donald Trump for his failure to unify Republicans.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2016
  • NATO troop buildup to deter Russia is largest since Cold War
    Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea radically changed the calculus between the West and Russia that has defined the last 25 years. NATO is now trying to reassure a nervous Eastern Europe and deter Moscow from new aggression. This level of tension hasn’t been felt in a generation. With the help of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Special Correspondent Nick Schifrin reports from Poland.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2016
    Poland's 6th Airborne Brigade soldiers (R) walk with U.S. 82nd Airborne Division soldiers during the NATO allies' Anakonda 16 exercise near Torun, Poland, June 7, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSGQL3
  • News Wrap: Florida congresswoman indicted in charity scandal
    In our news wrap Friday, Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., and her chief of staff, were indicted on fraud charges, accused of lining their pockets with money from a fake charity that was supposed to give scholarships to poor kids. Also, a series of deadly terror attacks in Baghdad, including a car bombing that killed at least 186 people Sunday, leads to a major security shakeup.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2016
    People gather at the site of a suicide attack at the entrance of the Shi'ite Mausoleum of Sayid Mohammed bin Ali al-Hadi in Balad, north of Baghdad, Iraq, July 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani - RTX2KB91
  • Clinton calls for national use of force standards for police
    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the sniper slayings of Dallas police officers and recent fatal cop shootings of black men. She said white Americans must understand that the concerns of their black and Hispanic neighbors are real. Clinton also called for national police reforms and standards for the use of force.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

  • A longview of Brexit and the global financial system
    The pound and European markets took big hits when the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Mervyn King, the former head of the Bank of England and the author of “The End of Alchemy,” who offers a longer view -- and a less alarmed one -- about what Brexit means for global banking and financial stability.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2016
    City workers walk past the Bank of England in the City of London, Britain, March 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo - RTX2HTPO
  • ‘Zero Days,’ a detective story about cyber warfare
    “Zero Days,” a new documentary by Alex Gibney, lays out a sobering view of the rise of cyber warfare and its acceleration since intelligence agencies sabotaged Iran’s nuclear program. Gibney sits down with Jeffrey Brown.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2016
  • Calling out for help by capturing police shootings on camera
    Why did an officer use lethal force against Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker, David Klinger of the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Issie Lapowsky of Wired about the growing impact of social media in police confrontations, police training in implicit bias and whether these videos are changing the conversation.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2016
    Lakeith Howard demonstrates outside the Triple S Food Mart where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2K7XI
  • Jim Gaffigan explains where he finds humor
    Comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan says he knew immediately that his life had changed the first time he got up on stage and made fun of himself. He gives his Brief but Spectacular take on comedy as a profession.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2016
  • For tiny Estonia, deterring Russia requires major backup
    Estonia is one of the smallest countries in NATO, and one of its most committed members. And it needs that alliance now more than ever. After 25 years of independence, Estonians have watched in horror as Russian soldiers helped destabilize Eastern Ukraine, fearing their country will be next. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2016
    Locals look on as Estonian army soldiers perform during the Spring Storm military exercise near the country's eastern border in Rapina, Estonia, May 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins - RTX2E6MY