Monday, September 19, 2016

  • Bombing suspect held; New York security at ‘all-time high’
    Following a shootout, New York police apprehended their suspect for Saturday’s actual and attempted bombings in New York and New Jersey. Twenty-eight-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan, was seized after being recognized sleeping in the doorway of a New Jersey bar. Earlier in the day, a text message alert urged New Yorkers to call 911 if they saw him.
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2016
    A policeman takes a photo of a man they identified as Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, as he is placed into an ambulance in Linden, New Jersey, in this still image taken from video September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Anthony Genaro     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSOGS6
  • News Wrap: ‘No connection’ between bombings and mall attack
    In our news wrap Monday, President Obama said there’s “no connection” between Saturday’s bombings in New York and New Jersey and the Minnesota mall stabbings, which the Islamic State claimed it inspired. Also, the Syrian military declared a week-long ceasefire over and said fighting will resume; a U.S-Russia pact expired today, although the State Department is working to extend the deal.
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about last Saturday's bombing in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood in New York September 19, 2016.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  - RTSOGF4
  • Clinton and Trump respond differently to Saturday attacks
    With terrorism suddenly at the forefront of the news, Hillary Clinton campaigned on her national security qualifications, referencing experiences in the Situation Room and dealing with foreign enemies of the U.S. Meanwhile, Donald Trump called into Fox News to suggest that police have been constrained in pursuing suspects because they are under pressure not to profile. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2016
    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives to a press briefing before boarding her campaign plane at the Westchester County airport in White Plains, New York, U.S. September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSOHKX
  • Is this ‘syndrome’ causing American political dysfunction?
    Has our political system gone crazy? Jonathan Rauch thinks so. In a recent piece for the Atlantic, Rauch explores what he calls “chaos syndrome” in Washington: government stagnation, he argues, is resulting from politicians' inability to compromise, combined with constant calls for transparency. Judy Woodruff speaks with Rauch about the history of American politics and where they stand today.
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2016
    A woman holds up a t-shirt before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held a campaign event at the new Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., U.S., September 16, 2016.  REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSO2SR
  • Can we recognize radicalization before it’s too late?
    The suspect behind this weekend’s bombings has been apprehended; now authorities are trying to figure out what motivated him and whether he acted alone. Judy Woodruff talks to George Washington University’s Lorenzo Vidino and former Department of Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem about what the investigation has uncovered so far and how we can try to prevent future attacks.
    Original Air Date: September 19, 2016
    Law enforcement officers mark evidence near the site where Ahmad Khan Rahami, sought in connection with a bombing in New York, was taken into custody in Linden, New Jersey, U.S., September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSOGL3

Sunday, September 18, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 18, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, Sept. 19, counterrorism officials continue to look for clues about a bomb that exploded in lower Manhattan and a man stabbed nine in a Minnesota mall. Later, researchers are hoping to find a way to better document symptoms that lead to suicide. Alison Stewart anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2016
    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials stand amid the site of an explosion which took place on Saturday night in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, U.S.  September 18, 2016.  Photo by Rashid Umar Abbasi/REUTERS
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 18, 2016
  • What caused a gas pipeline leak in Alabama?
    The price of a gallon of gas is expected to go up this week along the East Coast, due to a leaky gas pipeline in Alabama. The pipeline delivers more than a million barrels of gasoline every day from Gulf Coast refineries to states from Mississippi to New Jersey. The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider joins Alison Stewart to discuss.
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2016
    Vehicles wait in line for gas at a Twice Daily gas station on Franklin Road in Brentwood, Tennessee, U.S. September 17, 2016. REUTERS/David Mudd          FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. - RTSO7JU
  • Can technology help predict who will attempt suicide?
    Suicide is now the nation's tenth-leading cause of death, and the second-leading cause of death for Americans aged 15-34 years old. Top suicide researchers are developing new technological tools to help predict who is most at risk and save lives. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Alison Stewart reports.
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2016
    A patient opens an app that's meant to identify people at risk for suicide. Photo by Saskia de Melker
  • Dutch police use eagles to hunt illegal drones
    Police in the Netherlands are taking a unique approach toward finding illegal, and potentially unsafe, drones. They are the first in the world using eagles to hunt and catch them. The NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker has more.
    Original Air Date: September 18, 2016
    Dutch police are using eagles to hunt drones. Photo by Christopher Booker

Saturday, September 17, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 17, 2016
    The president of South Sudan denounced a corruption report by a U.S.-based human rights group alleging he looted the country’s oil and mineral wealth and killed tens of thousands of citizens. Later, learn how a for-profit school system co-founded by a former Google executive is mirroring methods used in the tech industry like collecting data from users. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from St. Louis.
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2016
    South Sudan President Salva Kiir (C) explains to U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power (R) the effects of recent fighting during a visit by the United Nations Security Council, delegation at the Presidential Palace in the capital of Juba, September 4, 2016. With them is First Vice President Taban Deng Gai (2nd L). REUTERS/Jok Solomun EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. - RTX2O3BM
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 17, 2016
  • Russia claims U.S. airstrikes killed Syrian troops
    U.S. military officials said Saturday they halted coalition airstrikes meant for ISIS fighters in Syria after Russia claimed the attacks instead killed more than 62 Syrian troops. The announcement came just days after a ceasefire took effect. Liz Sly of the Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan from Beirut via Skype to discuss.
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2016
    A bird flies near a torn Syrian national flag in the city of Qamishli, Syria April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2B1F4
  • How one step team is helping students graduate
    The documentary "Gentlemen of Vision,” from PBS member station KETC in St. Louis, follows a group of young men who are part of a step program. Its goal: to decrease the dropout rate and encourage students to graduate high school. In this excerpt, we meet a few of the young men who have committed to the discipline of practice and competition.
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2016
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  • Can a Silicon Valley start-up transform education?
    A for-profit school system called AltSchool now operates in San Francisco and New York, with plans to license its program to public schools across the country. AltSchool's co-founder, a former Google executive, believes methods used in the tech industry, like collecting data from users, can transform education. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Joanne Jennings reports from San Francisco.
    Original Air Date: September 17, 2016
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Friday, September 16, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 16, 2016
    Friday on the NewsHour, a shaky Syrian cease-fire is tested as the U.N. attempts to deliver aid to Aleppo. Also: Donald Trump’s appeal in one of Ohio’s Democratic strongholds, the ongoing battle over the Dakota pipeline, Mark Shields and David Brooks on the week’s news, choosing education in computer coding over a college degree and what it means to be a cop in 2016.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
    Rebel fighters walk by damaged buildings near Castello road in Aleppo, Syria September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail - RTSO1TA
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 16, 2016
  • Is the Syrian cease-fire deal starting to fray?
    After a cease-fire started on Monday, Syrian state television showed bulldozers clearing the road into wartorn Aleppo -- a crucial step toward getting aid from Turkey. But due to missteps, U.N. convoys were left stuck at the Turkish border. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff for more to discuss what’s gone wrong and what’s gone right since the cease-fire began.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
    A general view in Aleppo, Syria in September 2016. Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters
  • Trump ends one Obama ‘birther’ rumor by starting another
    After years of stoking the so-called “birther” controversy, Donald Trump finally acknowledged that President Obama is a natural-born U.S. citizen. But then Trump falsely accused Hillary Clinton of starting the rumors about Obama’s birthplace. Clinton and members of the Congressional Black Caucus attacked Trump for disrespecting the president. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reacts as reporters yell questions to him after he stated that he believes President Barack Obama was born in the U.S. at a campaign event at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters
  • News Wrap: Pakistan suicide bomber kills dozens at mosque
    In our news wrap Friday, a suicide bomber killed at least 24 and injured dozens more at a Sunni Mosque in the northwest region of Pakistan. Also, President Obama renewed his efforts to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal through Congress. The bill has been denounced by both Democrats and Republicans, which the president said is due to “misinformation.”
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
    BAJAUR, PAKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 16: A wounded kid is seen at the hospital after a Taliban suicide attacked at a mosque in Payee Khan, a village in tribal district of Mohmand, near Bajaur Agency in Pakistan on September 16, 2016. At least 25 people were killed and 30 people were wounded in attack. (Photo by Muhammad Khan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
  • Can Trump gain with Ohio Democrats on economic issues?
    Trumbull is one of Ohio’s most reliably Democratic counties. But Republican nominee Donald Trump has paid special attention to the region and voters have listened to his message about the economy. John Yang speaks with some voters who see the New York millionaire as someone who can improve prospects for working class Americans.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Canton, Ohio, U.S., September 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSNSQX
  • What it’s like to be a black cop in 2016: ‘I see both sides’
    Damon Gilbert is a black police officer in one of the most violent cities in the country. He describes his experience on the force in Oakland, California, as well as how he’s dealt with the police as a private citizen. Gilbert offers his Brief but Spectacular take on what it means to be a cop in 2016.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
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  • Shields and Brooks on Trump’s ‘birther’ lie
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including Donald Trump’s admittance -- after five years of sowing doubt -- that President Obama is a natural-born citizen, plus Hillary Clinton’s characterization of some Trump supporters as “deplorables” and the tightening national polls.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
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  • Why high-tech boot camps are appealing to students, lenders
    To get a job with a good salary, having a college degree is increasingly vital. But degrees are also more and more expensive, and don’t guarantee job placement. Skills-based boot camps may provide one solution, by teaching valuable skills in a short period of time. And support for computer coding camps is flourishing, both from private investors and the government. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
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  • Tribes across North America converge at Standing Rock
    Protestors of the North Dakota pipeline celebrated after the Department of Justice temporarily halted the project in federal jurisdictions last Friday. But while some equipment sits idle, construction in other areas continues. William Brangham visits the Standing Rock Reservation, where more than 100 Native American tribes have gathered, to recap a week of protests.
    Original Air Date: September 16, 2016
    Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles, California, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTSNMMZ

Thursday, September 15, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 15, 2016
    Thursday on the NewsHour, Hillary Clinton returns to campaigning after a break to recuperate from pneumonia. We take the pulse of Ohio voters in a key GOP stronghold. Also: The rise in political computer hacks, what happens when big businesses employ far fewer people, Americans forced into marriage overseas, developing career skills in college grads and a police officer on building trust.
    Original Air Date: September 15, 2016
    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States September 15, 2016, as she resumed her campaign schedule after a bout with pneumonia..  REUTERS/Brian Snyder  - RTSNY3V
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 15, 2016
  • Giving students a leg up with job skills a resume won’t show
    When applying to a job out of college, having a top-notch resume isn’t enough anymore. College graduates from top schools apply alongside dozens of similarly qualified candidates. In light of new hiring trends, a program at Georgetown University aims to make their students the best candidates possible, by teaching them skills that will give them a leg up on the job hunt. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: September 15, 2016
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  • Clinton: Time away helped her ‘reconnect’ to run
    Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail after a bout of pneumonia. On Wednesday, she released a letter from her doctor that said she is “fit to serve” as president. On Thursday, Donald Trump released his medical records from his longtime doctor, saying that he is healthy. Meanwhile, a new poll from CBS and The New York Times suggests that the race continues to tighten. Gwen Ifill reports.
    Original Air Date: September 15, 2016
    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States September 15, 2016, as she resumed her campaign schedule after a bout with pneumonia..  REUTERS/Brian Snyder  - RTSNY3Y
  • News Wrap: UN criticizes humanitarian aid delays to Syria
    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.N. blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for delays in getting humanitarian aid into his country despite the cease-fire. The U.N. wants to deliver convoys into Aleppo, but says Syria is not providing permits. Also, a self-described hit man in the Philippines says that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered killings by death squads when he was mayor of Davao.
    Original Air Date: September 15, 2016
    A boy carries a toy gun while riding a pick-up truck with other boys during a demonstration calling for aid to reach Aleppo near Castello road in Aleppo, Syria, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail  - RTSNR2I
  • How hackers could prey on election vulnerabilities
    This week, emails written by former Secretary of State Colin Powell, which were critical of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, appeared on a website that's reportedly an outlet for hackers tied to Russia. Judy Woodruff speaks with Dmitri Alperovitch of Crowdstrike and David Sanger of The New York Times about the recent wave of hacks tied to the presidential campaign and the impact on the election.
    Original Air Date: September 15, 2016
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell (R) takes part in an onstage interview with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson (L) at the Washington Ideas Forum in Washington, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo - RTX2MJYM
  • Trouble for Trump in a reliably Republican Ohio county?
    In Ohio, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear to be in a dead heat. For Trump, the stakes are high: No Republican has ever won without it. John Yang travels to the most Republican county in the state, a prosperous suburb of Columbus, only to find that it may be up for grabs.
    Original Air Date: September 15, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally in Canton, Ohio, U.S., September 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSNSRV

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