Monday, July 10, 2017

  • Baseball's star rookies specialize in the art of hitting
    Halfway through a compelling year for professional baseball, several of the game’s best players are in Miami for the All-Star Game, starting with Monday’s Home Run Derby. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated about what to expect from the annual home-run hitting contest.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2017
    Length: 269

Sunday, July 9, 2017

  • State leaders discuss election security at annual meeting
    A commission created by President Trump to look into potential voter fraud and Russian interference with the U.S. election have brought the annual meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State this weekend to center stage. The association is comprised of officials who oversee elections in all 50 states. Denise Merrill, the association's president, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2017
    Length: 295
    A poll worker places a mail in ballot into a voting box as voters drop off their ballot in the U.S. presidential primary election in San Diego, California. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters
  • Iraq declares victory over ISIS in Mosul
    The U.S.-backed Iraqi army won the battle for Mosul on Sunday, ousting the Islamic State from the city it seized three years ago. Though sporadic resistance by cornered ISIS militants continues, Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory nine months after Iraqi forces launched their offensive to retake Mosul. Stephen Kalin, a reporter for Reuters, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Mosul.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2017
    Length: 174
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  • As Venezuela's economy plummets, mass exodus ensues
    Despite having the largest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s economy is in a freefall, necessities have become scarce and tens of thousands of residents are fleeing across the border to Colombia. With support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Nadja Drost and videographer Bruno Federico report on the exodus.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2017
    Length: 566

Saturday, July 8, 2017

  • Global security and trade dominate G20 summit
    World leaders from 20 nations concluded their annual summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, a gathering that was dominated by discussions on trade as well as North Korea’s weapons testing. The meetings also drew tens of thousands of demonstrators who protested a range of issues. NewsHour Special Correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins Hari Sreenivasan from Germany.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2017
    Length: 330
    U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands during the G20 Summit in Hamburg
  • Report highlights EU's shortcomings as refugee numbers surge
    Migrants and refugees are continuing to flee wars and persecution in the Middle East and North Africa as they attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. In the first half of 2017, 73,000 have reached Italy over that route, a 14 percent increase from last year, according to a new report from Amnesty International. Naureen Shah of Amnesty International joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2017
    Length: 213
    Migrants ride in a boat after they were rescued by Libyan coastguard off the coast of Gharaboli, east of Tripoli
  • Seattle sticks to Obama-era police reforms amid review
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a sweeping review of police reforms initiated under the Obama administration, suggesting a potential rollback in federal oversight of police nationwide. One city still committed to reform is Seattle. Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings reports on how the reforms, five years in the making, have been received.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2017
    Length: 583
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Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Trump-Putin meeting yields election-meddling contradiction
    President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first face-to-face meeting since Mr. Trump took office on Friday during the G20 summit, discussing Syria and North Korea, as well as Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Judy Woodruff learns more from special correspondent Ryan Chilcote.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 517
  • U.K. defense secretary talks Russia, Syria and North Korea
    President Trump plans to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 summit, where they'll likely discuss the fight against the Islamic State, the role of NATO and more. U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Russian election meddling, the promise of a Syrian cease-fire and how to counter the threat of North Korea.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 588
  • Public housing where healthy living is the foundation
    In downtown Denver, a recently built public housing project is designed to foster healthy living, with access to nutritious food, access to doctors and ease of exercise and public transportation. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 389
  • Brooks and Marcus on Trump meeting Putin
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the long and private first face-to-face meeting between President Trump and Russian President Putin, the president’s rhetoric about Western civilization under siege and the prospects for the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 764
  • How social media ‘likes’ create a conversation of connection
    You might think linguistics professor Deborah Tannen would lament the effects of social media on how we communicate. Instead, she sees how it fills an essential need for connection, and the ways we've adapted the tools of "liking" and "tagging" to acknowledge the contributions that friends and family make to our lives. Tannen offers her humble opinion on the new language of social media.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 175
  • GOP health care efforts lack a clear path forward
    Has a week off for the Fourth of July holiday helped or hurt Republicans' attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act? Lisa Desjardins joins John Yang to discuss where things stand as lawmakers return from recess next week, plus the message underlying comments made by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the possibility that reform efforts will falter.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 271
  • News Wrap: U.S., Japan and South Korea unite on North Korea
    In the our news wrap Friday, the U.S., Japan and South Korea have agreed to apply “maximum pressure” after North Korea’s most recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. Also, President Trump met with Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto and emphasized the importance of renegotiating the NAFTA trade agreement.
    Original Air Date: July 7, 2017
    Length: 250
    U.S. President Donald Trump meets South Korea's President Moon Jae-In and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg

Thursday, July 6, 2017

  • In Poland, Trump chides Russia on eve of Putin meeting
    President Trump began his second overseas trip in Poland by doing something he was criticized for not doing on his first: offering America's full commitment to the NATO alliance. The president also declared that the West would triumph over its many adversaries, offering his sharpest condemnation yet of Russia. Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins Judy Woodruff from Hamburg for more.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 324
  • News Wrap: World powers joust over North Korea
    In the our news wrap Thursday, the president of China called for restraint over how to handle North Korea's test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Meanwhile, Russia reportedly blocked the U.N. Security Council's approval of a statement strongly condemning the launch. Also, the Trump administration has renewed its offer to cooperate with Russia over the Syria conflict.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 241
    Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin
  • Why Hobby Lobby is in trouble for importing artifacts
    Hobby Lobby, the national arts-and-crafts supply chain, illegally imported thousands of ancient relics from the Middle East, according to the Justice Department. The family-owned, Evangelical Christian company must now turn over rare clay tablets and artifacts that likely once came from Iraq. William Brangham learns more from Deborah Lehr of George Washington University.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 402
  • What happened when a struggling city welcomed refugees
    After decades of decline, the city of Utica, New York, is growing again, thanks in part to its reputation as "the town that loves refugees." And their basic reason for loving refugees is simple: An influx of new residents and workers have helped keep its economy afloat. But are there also downsides to an refugee-driven recovery? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 675
  • What did European allies hear in Trump’s Poland speech?
    As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump downplayed the importance of NATO and the role of the European Union, while promoting improved U.S.-Russia ties. On Thursday, President Trump tried to reassure European allies that his administration is in sync with them. Judy Woodruff talks to Karen Donfried and Paula Dobriansky, two former state department officials, about Trump on the world stage.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 536
  • Silicon Valley investors under scrutiny for harassment
    A series of exposes and resignations have newly shone a spotlight on the actions of tech companies, investors and funders, including how prominent venture capitalists have been accused of unwanted sexual advances. William Brangham talks to Freada Kapor Klein, founder of the Level Playing Field Institute.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 326
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  • Chuck Berry’s final album tops off legacy as rock pioneer
    Chuck Berry -- early architect of the sound, attitude and raw power of rock 'n' roll -- died this year, but his music is getting a second life. A new album called "Chuck," his first since 1979, was announced in the months before his death on his 90th birthday, and charts his life as a kind of autobiographical epitaph. Jeffrey Brown talks with Berry's son and grandson about his legacy.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 436
  • Why I used to love making jokes about Helen Keller
    Growing up, Georgina Kleege hated Helen Keller; she saw the famous author and activist as a reproach to her own experience as a young blind woman. But she found a new way to relate to Keller later on, writing her a book of letters. Kleege, a lecturer at University of California, Berkeley, offers her Brief but Spectacular take on blindness.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2017
    Length: 214

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

  • Sununu: Senate health bill ‘not viable’ for New Hampshire
    New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu announced last week that he could not support the Senate Republican plan to reform health care. Sununu joins Judy Woodruff to explain his concerns about the current bill, plus how efforts to combat the epidemic crisis in his state would be affected.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2017
    Length: 501
  • Why many British voters are having Brexit regrets
    British sentiment toward leaving the European Union appears to be changing. As the United Kingdom marks a year since its Brexit referendum vote, a new opinion poll shows that a majority now wants to stay. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant gets a range of reactions as the country faces its independent future.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2017
    Length: 540
  • New studies shed light on bee health, climate inequality
    Neonicotinoids, the popular insecticide used in agriculture, can be harmful to bees, according to new papers. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss some important findings and analyses on that story, as well as a recent study that looked at the economic consequences of climate change.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2017
    Length: 381
  • How a Muslim glamour girl became the new face of CoverGirl
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Nura Afia went from watching YouTube videos as a young mother, to becoming a fashion video blogger with an international following, to being named CoverGirl's first Muslim brand ambassador.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2017
    Length: 171
  • Blues greats Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' team up on new album
    It's called the blues, but Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' are feeling nothing but joy. The two musicians have been writing and performing music a long time, but never together -- until now. Jeffrey Brown sits down with the two music legends to discuss their collaboration and the future of the blues.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2017
    Length: 394
  • Could new economic pressure change North Korea’s ambitions?
    When it comes to facing the threat of North Korea, there are no easy answers and few good options. Could new economic sanctions change the trajectory of the country’s ? Judy Woodruff gets views from John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and David S. Cohen, a former CIA and Treasury Department official.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2017
    Length: 533