Tuesday, June 20, 2017

  • Helping high-risk patients in rural areas with basic needs
    While lawmakers spar over the future of health care, pilot projects on the ground are focusing on how to improve the lives of low-income patients. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports on on one such program in Montana, where health care players team up to identify high-needs patients and go well beyond the traditional bounds of medical care to prevent routine visits to the emergency room.
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2017
    Length: 527
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  • David Sedaris' diaries paint a life spent in observation
    Who was humorist David Sedaris before he had sold millions of books and made countless live appearances before adoring audiences? In a new book, "Theft By Finding," Sedaris offers a portrait of himself as a younger artist through his personal diaries. Jeffrey Brown sits down with the author to discuss his compulsion to observe, write and perform.
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2017
    Length: 464
  • News Wrap: Georgia voters cast ballots in special election
    In the our news wrap Tuesday, voters in Atlanta's northern suburbs went to the polls in a special election that's now the most expensive race ever for a seat in the U.S. House. Also, House Speaker Paul Ryan promised that Republicans are moving "full speed ahead" on tax cuts despite divisions on the issue.
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2017
    Length: 298
    Jan Bello casts her vote for Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Tucker, Georgia, U.S., June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry - RTS17WPK
  • Democrats take a stand as GOP readies health care bill
    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that a draft of the Senate GOP's health care bill is on its way with a possible vote next week, even though no details have been publicly released. Meanwhile, Senate Democrats mounted a public relations attack and took a symbolic stand on the Senate floor. Judy Woodruff gets debate from Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2017
    Length: 836
  • Will Warmbier’s death affect U.S. strategy on North Korea?
    President Trump condemned the death of 22-year-old American student Otto Warmbier -- who was released from North Korean detention in a coma -- and seemed to abandon his goal of enlisting China to pressure the regime. How does Warmbier’s tragic end affect the U.S. approach? John Yang explores what's at stake with Kathleen Stephens, former U.S. ambassador to South Korea.
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2017
    Length: 504
  • Why schools are watching students' social media
    As universities have started paying close attention to the internet presence of prospective students, high schools have also begun cracking down, sometimes hiring outside companies to police social media posts for bullying or abusive language. But monitoring raises other problems, and civil rights groups are paying attention. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports.
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2017
    Length: 485

Monday, June 19, 2017

  • News Wrap: U.S. student jailed by North Korea dies
    In the our news wrap Monday, Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was imprisoned by North Korea for over a year, has died days after being returned to the U.S. in a coma. Also, the Supreme Court will hear a case on the way states redraw congressional districts.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 413
  • Downing of Syrian jet further complicates battlefield
    An American aircraft shot down a Syrian air force fighter jet Sunday, prompting Russia to say it now considers all U.S. aircraft in the region a threat, and suspending its military hotline for coordination of air missions. John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff gets analysis from Faysal Itani of the Atlantic Council and former Defense Department official Andrew Exum.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 676
  • Trump lawyer casts doubt on reports of obstruction probe
    President Trump has not been informed that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to Jay Sekulow, a member of his legal team. Sekulow joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the president’s reaction to the various investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the firing of FBI Director James Comey and more.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 491
    U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTS17FB6
  • How human traffickers trap women into domestic servitude
    More than three million women are forced into servitude as domestic workers every year, often lured to other countries in the Persian Gulf or Middle East under false pretenses. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on ways some advocates are working to protect workers, as well as women in low-income countries who may be vulnerable to human traffickers.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 505
  • Georgia’s record-breaking race will test Trump approval
    A special election in Georgia has become the most expensive U.S. House race in history. In a district that's been consistently Republican for decades, Democrats are pinning their hopes and money on a young candidate, Jon Ossoff, who's going up against GOP candidate Karen Handel. Lisa Desjardins talks to Andra Gillespie of Emory University and Greg Bluestein of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 362
  • The clinic that brings your broken toaster back to life
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Fixit Clinics teach people how to repair electronic items instead of throwing them out.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 156
  • What’s at stake for both sides of the Georgia race
    What are the factors playing into the competitive and expensive race for a House seat in Georgia? Judy Woodruff talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about the special election face-off, a look at President Trump’s personal legal team and why Democrats are trying to bring attention to Republican efforts to craft and pass a secret health care bill.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 485

Sunday, June 18, 2017

  • After 8 years, Hawaii sees decline in homelessness rate
    Hawaii leads the nation in its rate of homelessness, which affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there and is a major toll on its health care system. But just last month, the state announced a slight decrease in this ratio for the first time in eight years. NewsHour Weekend correspondent Megan Thompson reports on the programs that may be helping the state make progress.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 604
    A view of the Mokulua islands in Kailua Bay from U.S. President Obama's motorcade during his annual Christmas holiday vacation in Kailua
  • Dissecting Trump’s recent financial disclosure
    The White House released on Friday a portfolio of President Donald Trump’s financial holdings. It shows that the Trump Organization earned $529 million dollars over 15 months, including the first three of Trump’s presidency. Amy Brittain of the Washington Post’s investigative team joins Hari Sreenivasan to describe why Trump’s financial situation as president is unprecedented.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 245
    U.S. President Trump arriives to deliver a speech on US-Cuba relations in Miami
  • Pressure for IVF success obscures ethical issues
    In vitro fertilization has grown to a $3 billion industry in the U.S. that is responsible for more than 1 million babies. But implanting several embryos under pressure for success often obscures potential complications and added responsibilities that can come with carrying twins, triplets or more. Bernice Yeung of Reveal joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss these ethical concerns.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 214
    This illustration shows in vitro fertilization, in which a single sperm is injected into the cytoplasm of an egg. Image by Brand X Pictures and Getty Images.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

  • U.S. sells arms to Qatar, complicating Gulf dispute
    Days after President Donald Trump said that Qatar funds terrorism, his administration signed a $12 billion deal to sell three dozen F-15 fighter jets to the small Gulf Coast country. The deal comes after Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab nations severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon joins Hari Sreenivasan with more.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 255
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  • Labor violations force truckers into life of servitude
    An investigative report released Friday by USA Today, exposes a truck driving industry rife with labor violations, forcing truckers into working conditions akin to indentured servitude. Brett Murphy, the article’s author, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Naples, Florida, to discuss the findings.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 269
    A striking truck driver walks a picket line at a Pacer Cartage facility in Otay Mesa, California
  • Cosby ‘not out of the woods’ after mistrial
    The Pennsylvania judge in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial declared a mistrial Saturday after the jury could not reach a unanimous decision. Washington Post reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia joins Hari Sreenivasan from Philadelphia to discuss the six days of deadlocked deliberation and what might come next for the case.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 112
    Bird Milliken weeps as she carries a sign while demonstrating in support of victims of sexual violence after a judge declared a mistrial in his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Alabama residents left with one insurance option under ACA
    The Affordable Care Act mandated that all Americans obtain health insurance and created marketplaces, also known as exchanges, to facilitate coverage for the uninsured. But now, enrollees in five states, including Alabama, have only one option for insurance. PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker went to Alabama to look at the impact.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 532
    Hospital emergency sign in California

Friday, June 16, 2017

  • Why a stay in the ICU can leave patients worse off
    Almost 6 million patients land in an intensive care unit every year, and for many, it marks a turning point in their lives. A substantial number of patients leave the ICU with newly acquired problems, from dementia to nerve disease. Medical leaders have developed new standards to reduce the use of drugs and get patients moving, but adoption has been slow. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 469
  • Petraeus on why U.S. needs to stay in Afghanistan
    The Trump administration is reportedly considering sending 4,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in light of a deteriorating security situation. Retired Gen. David Petraeus joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the need for a long-term U.S. military commitment in that country, civilian casualties in the coalition fight against the Islamic State, the American policy on the crisis facing Qatar and more.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 531
  • Average Cubans likely hurt by return to stricter rules
    President Trump announced renewed restrictions on business in and travel to Cuba, partially reversing course on former President Obama’s re-engagement with the island nation. John Yang speaks with Alan Gomez of USA TODAY about what’s at stake for average Cubans who depend on tourism.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 399
  • Acquittal in Philando Castile trial sparks emotional outcry
    A jury found Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty Friday in the shooting of Philando Castile. The shooting garnered national attention in 2016, when the aftermath of the fatal encounter was streamed via Facebook Live. Tim Nelson of Minnesota Public Radio joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the trial and reaction.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 343
  • Why I followed my boyfriend to a new city after college
    Caroline Kitchener grew up hearing that strong women don't need to rely on a partner to have a happy and successful life. But after graduating college, her values clashed with real life: She decided to move to a new city with her boyfriend. Kitchener, author of "Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of College," shares her humble opinion.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 192
  • Shields and Brooks on Trump’s response to Russia probe
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the latest developments in the Russia probe and how President Trump has been reacting to reports that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, plus the state of political polarization in light of a shooting targeting GOP lawmakers.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 715
  • News Wrap: Trump acknowledges obstruction of justice probe
    In the our news wrap Friday, President Trump tweeted about reports that special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation of Russian meddling in the election. Also, anger over a London apartment tower fire boiled over, as the death toll rose and with dozens still missing.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 399
    U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver a speech on US-Cuba relations at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami, Florida, U.S.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

  • Erdogan security team charged in assault of D.C. protesters
    A month since demonstrators were attacked by Turkish security forces outside the ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. authorities have issued warrants on assault charges. Some suspects have been arrested, but most returned home to Turkey after the attack. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 199