Tuesday, October 18, 2016

  • As the economy improves, these voters don’t trust the data
    Unemployment in the U.S. is at 5 percent, a relative low, and 10 million jobs have been created during the Obama administration. But a new survey finds that many Americans are experiencing high levels of economic anxiety, a factor that will play into how they vote. For more on the state of the economy, public perception and the election, Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    FILE PHOTO --  A man rubs his eyes as he waits in a line of jobseekers, to attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. career fair held by the New York State department of Labor in New York April 12, 2012.    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo - RTX2NWJ6
  • What’s being done to avoid a humanitarian crisis in Mosul
    As Iraq fights to reclaim Mosul from ISIS, the chance of a humanitarian crisis is a growing concern. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports and Jeffrey Brown talks to David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee, about the struggles for civilians caught in the crossfire, what the UN has done to prepare for the aftermath and the upcoming task of rebuilding the city.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    Civilian children stand next to a burnt vehicle during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul, Iraq June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo - RTSOKXB
  • Obama calls out Trump on rigged election claims
    President Obama mocked Donald Trump’s suggestions that the presidential election will be rigged, saying that blaming someone else when things are going badly means one doesn’t have what it takes to do the job. But Trump running mate Mike Pence insisted voter fraud is a reality and complained of media bias. Judy Woodruff reports.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2016.    REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTX2PDCQ
  • Why Uganda is so hospitable to refugees
    In a world struggling with anti-immigrant sentiment, Uganda provides a rare hospitable welcome for those seeking asylum. Refugees live in settlements where they are able to run small businesses, attend mosques and children attend school. The country’s support system is possible mainly because of its unilateral political structure. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Uganda.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    South Sudan refugees family arrives at the UNHCR managed refugees reception point at Elegu, within Amuru district of the northern region near the South Sudan-Uganda border, August 20, 2016. REUTERS/James Akena - RTX2MBRO
  • Nevada’s split GOP, sluggish growth drive tight Senate race
    In Nevada, a split in the Republican party is fueling a tight Senate race. Republican Joe Heck’s voter support declined after he withdrew his support for presidential candidate Donald Trump, creating an especially tight battle between Heck and Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto. John Yang reports from the battleground state on the issues that matter to voters there.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 8: Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., arrives in the Longworth House Office Building for the House Republicans' election to nominate the next Speaker of the House on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
  • Is the media fair to Donald Trump?
    Donald Trump has been warning his supporters of a coming large-scale voter fraud on Nov. 8, but he has also suggested that the election is already rigged, via the news media. For a closer look at the influence the press wields during elections, Judy Woodruff talks to Robert Lichter of George Mason University and Jim Rutenberg of The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears on a video screen as he holds a rally with supporters in Bangor, Maine, U.S. October 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2OZPZ
  • For educators, there’s no debate: this is a tough election
    It’s not uncommon to assign students the task of watching the presidential debates. But in this election, the sexualized and rough rhetoric is proving a new challenge for teachers. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Richard House of Gunston Middle School in Virginia and Christopher of Cavanaugh of Plainfield High School in Indiana about how they’re dealing with the election.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2016
    High school students sit in the bleachers of a gymnasium where Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump was speaking at a campaign rally in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSROD2

Monday, October 17, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 17, 2016
    Monday on the NewsHour, Iraqi forces launch a long-awaited attack against ISIS to take back the key city of Mosul. Also: Donald Trump incites worries of a rigged election, the rise of Europe's far right, New York City health workers take lessons from an unlikely place and the largest blue topaz gemstone goes on display.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
    Peshmerga forces advance in the east of Mosul to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari - RTX2P3T6
    October 17, 2016
  • News Wrap: Afghanistan reports progress against Taliban
    In our news wrap Monday, government forces in Afghanistan are reporting progress against Taliban forces in a key southern city. Also, the city of Aleppo may get a brief respite this week, after Russia announced an eight-hour “humanitarian pause.” But Russian and Syrian airstrikes have continued, while European Union leaders meeting in Luxembourg condemned Russia’s air campaign.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
    An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier gestures as they arrive in Nad Ali district of Helmand province, southern Afghanistan August 10, 2016. REUTERS/ Abdul Malik - RTSMD3R
  • Could rigged election talk backfire on Trump?
    With Election Day just three weeks away and the final debate on Wednesday, the fight is increasingly heated. Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Judy Woodruff to discuss the possible implications of Donald Trump’s claim that the election will be rigged, newly released information about Hillary Clinton’s emails and some surprising shifts in the electoral map.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
  • Why capturing Mosul is a critical step toward defeating ISIS
    Iraqi forces and their allies opened an offensive Monday to wrest the city of Mosul from Islamic State forces. While the Iraqi commander issued a confident assessment, balancing the various factions taking part in the fight is a complicated matter. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports and Jeffrey Brown speaks with former U.S. ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
    Peshmerga forces advance in the east of Mosul to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari - RTX2P7TV
  • Why 'rigged election' claims are wrong and dangerous​
    Donald Trump continues to speculate that the election is rigged against him, and many supporters agree: Only one-third of Republicans have great confidence that their votes will be counted fairly. Judy Woodruff talks to Republican strategist Al Cardenas and Richard Hasen from the University of California, Irvine about the chances of large-scale voter fraud and the potential for voter intimidation.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
    Cassaiya Oligario (C) waits as her mother Cassandra and older sister Eleahna vote in the U.S. presidential election at a displaced polling center in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on November 6, 2012.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo - RTSIEX3
  • Anti-migrant sentiment lifts Denmark’s right-wing
    In Denmark, policies aimed at deterring the arrival of asylum seekers -- by making the country less hospitable -- appear to be working. And yet that slowing hasn't stopped the country from turning more to the right, in a dramatic reaction to the Middle East migration crisis. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Copenhagen.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
  • This giant topaz is coming out of hiding
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, feast your eyes on the Ostro Stone, 9,381 carats of glittering topaz. The largest known stone of its kind, the Ostro will be on view to the public for the first time ever, at London’s Natural History Museum. Discovered in 1986 in the Amazon rainforest, the stone has been stowed away for three decades, until now.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016
    The largest known blue topaz stone, owned by philanthropist Maurice Ostro, is displayed to media at the Natural History Museum in London, Britain September 27, 2016.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls - RTSPNHP
  • Can ordinary citizens help fill gaps in health care?
    In the midst of radical changes in health care policy, some U.S. providers are looking to an unlikely model: Sub-Saharan Africa, where ordinary citizens are trained as medical support for their communities. In the U.S., City Health Works is following suit, using community members to form long-term relationships with patients to fill gaps in care. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports.
    Original Air Date: October 17, 2016

Sunday, October 16, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Oct. 16, 2016
    On this episode for Sunday, Oct. 16, where the presidential candidates are with their campaigns and what to expect in the three weeks before Election Day. Then, California is preparing for a vote on whether to legalize recreational marijuana, which could set the stage for a national movement. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: October 16, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in Bangor, Maine, U.S. October 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2OZQN
    October 16, 2016
  • Breaking down U.S.’s role in Yemen's civil war
    The U.S. military is investigating a possible third missile launch against U.S. navy ships patrolling the Red Sea within a week. The Pentagon said two previous missile launches came from Shiite rebels at war with Yemen's exiled, internationally-recognized government. Barbara Bodine, director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: October 16, 2016
    FILE PHOTO - The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Mason conducts divisional tactic maneuvers as part of a Commander, Task Force 55, exercise in the Gulf of Oman September 10, 2016.  U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Blake Midnight/Handout via REUTERS/File PhotoTHIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. - RTSS0JG
  • Can Trump expand beyond his base before third debate?
    With three weeks left in the presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump in opinion polls and donations. Meanwhile, Trump has expanded his claim that the election is ‘rigged.’ NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: October 16, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump poses for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in New York City in May 2016. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters
  • California will vote on legalizing recreational marijuana
    California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could resonate throughout the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.
    Original Air Date: October 16, 2016

Saturday, October 15, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Oct. 15, 2016
    On this episode for Saturday, Oct. 15, a look at the state of the Republican party three weeks ahead of the election. Then, children in the U.S. are dying from gun accidents every other day. Later, learn how car makers are racing to be the first with an affordable all-electric vehicle. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: October 15, 2016
    Show attendees look over a Chevrolet Bolt EV electric vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, January 12, 2016.         REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX223AC
    October 15, 2016
  • Why are Republicans split about Trump?
    The 2005 video released last week of Donald Trump speaking about groping women, followed by a series of women accusing Trump of sexual assault, is costing him support in his own party. To discuss the schism among Republican leaders, national political reporter for The Hill Jonathan Swan joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: October 15, 2016
    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., October 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2OWQ4
  • A child dies every other day from gun accidents in U.S.
    A joint investigation by the Associated Press and the USA Today Network has found that in the first six months of this year, gun accidents killed at least one child in the U.S. every other day. Both the shooters and victims were most likely to be three years old. Ryan Foley, one of the reporters on the story for the AP in Iowa, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: October 15, 2016
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  • Companies race to make electric cars mainstream
    When Tesla Motors announced in March it would build a new, all-electric car at a starting price of $35,000, it was a turning point for the company. General Motors is also developing an all-electric sedan and hopes to market it early next year. Will increased competition and new options spur more sales? NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent John Larson reports.
    Original Air Date: October 15, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 14, 2016
    Friday on the NewsHour, Donald Trump remains defiant against sexual assault allegations. We examine how women in battleground state North Carolina are responding to gender issues in the election. Also: An investor’s view of the candidates, Shields and Brooks on the Trump accusations, how tobacco companies are targeting developing countries and Seth Meyers pokes fun at politics.
    Original Air Date: October 14, 2016
    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., October 13, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSS6K5
    October 14, 2016
  • Trump fires back after more women come forward
    New accusations of sexual impropriety against Donald Trump emerged Friday. Running mate Mike Pence suggested the Trump campaign would be releasing evidence to disprove the allegations made by several women, but had not done so as of late afternoon. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton gave a series of written answers about her use of private email as part of a private lawsuit. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: October 14, 2016
    Summer Zervos, a former contestant on the TV show The Apprentice, reacts next to lawyer Gloria Allred (L) while speaking about allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump during a news conference in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian   - RTSSB5F
  • News Wrap: Medicare rolls out new system for paying doctors
    In our news wrap Friday, Medicare is changing the way it compensates doctors and other clinicians. Starting in 2019, care providers will be allowed to choose whether they want to be paid for quality instead of quantity. Also, swollen rivers inundated North Carolina for yet another day in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The death toll also rose to at least 24 in the state.
    Original Air Date: October 14, 2016
    Medicare Doctor consulting with patient. Photo by Tetra Images - Rob Lewine/Getty Images
  • North Carolina women struggle with their White House options
    The state of North Carolina is a focus for both candidates in the campaign's final weeks. The majority of college-educated white women here supported Mitt Romney in 2012, but accusations against Donald Trump, and his inflammatory rhetoric, have alienated that crucial voting bloc. Judy Woodruff reports from the Tar Heel State, where she interviewed female voters struggling with this year’s choice.
    Original Air Date: October 14, 2016
    A supporter of Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump tries to block a demonstrator from holding up a sign at a Trump campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S., October 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSSB5J
  • Would Trump disrupt the economy? This billionaire hopes so
    Tom Barrack, who made his fortune as a real estate investor, is a long-standing business associate and friend of Donald Trump, and now he's also an economic adviser and fundraiser to the Trump campaign. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with Barrack to discuss why he sees the Republican presidential candidate as the right person to revive the economy.
    Original Air Date: October 14, 2016
    Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital, speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni - RTSJ47J
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