Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  • After New York, the path ahead to claim the nominations
    Though front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton picked up big wins in New York, both parties’ contests for the presidential nomination are far from over. For more on where the candidates go from here, Judy Woodruff talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Reid Wilson of Morning Consult.
    Original Air Date: April 20, 2016
    Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 20. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/ Reuters
  • Sanders, Cruz fight on despite New York losses
    After a landslide victory in New York, Donald Trump adopted a more restrained tone, suggesting he’s beginning to look toward the general election. But trailing rival Sen. Ted Cruz signaled he isn’t backing down, suggesting a contested RNC convention is inevitable. Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed to remain competitive despite his double-digit loss to Hillary Clinton. Judy Woodruff reports.
    Original Air Date: April 20, 2016
    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders waves after speaking on the campus of Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTX2AQQ8

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

  • Inside the Pulitzer-winning project on police shootings
    The Washington Post picked up two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, including one for national reporting on police shootings of civilians. According to an innovative new database compiled by the Post, 990 civilians were fatally shot by police last year. For more on the groundbreaking report, Judy Woodruff talks to Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    The largest-ever gathering of Pulitzer Prize recipients gather for a celebration honoring the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize at the Newseum in Washington DC January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX24HGQ
  • How the U.S. military is supporting Iraq against ISIS
    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Monday that the U.S. will be sending 217 more soldiers into Iraq, bringing total American strength there over 4,000. The news comes as Iraqi forces begin their advance on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, a campaign supported and funded by the U.S. Judy Woodruff talks to presidential envoy Brett McGurk for more on the struggle to drive ISIS from Iraq.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi stand for their country's national anthems as Carter arrives at the Ministry of Defense in Baghdad, Iraq, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer  EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. - RTX2AI2G
  • Why safe drinking water is no safe bet for some U.S. schools
    It's not just Flint, Michigan. Over the past few decades, school districts in Los Angeles, New York City, Seattle, Washington and elsewhere have found higher than acceptable lead levels in their students’ drinking water due to old plumbing systems. The NewsHour's April Brown reports on how schools in cities like Ithaca, New York, are confronting the crisis of lead contamination.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
  • Front-runners hope for big gains in pivotal New York contest
    With Tuesday’s pivotal New York primary looming, front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton hoped for big delegate gains that could help them reclaim the momentum they’ve lost in a string of recent losses. Meanwhile, their trailing rivals hope a convincing upset in the Empire State could rewrite the campaign season’s prevailing narratives. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets supporters after voting in the New York presidential primary election at the Grafflin School in Chappaqua, New York, U.S. April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE - RTX2ANIE
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 19, 2016
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, presidential front-runners hope for big gains in the New York primary. Also: Taliban violence continues in Afghanistan, how the U.S. is supporting Iraq against ISIS, what winning New York means for the candidates, safe water is no safe bet for some U.S. schools, Lesbos braces for economic hardship and inside the Washington Post’s Pulitzer-winning police shootings database.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally at Hunter's Point in the Queens borough of New York on April 18. Photo by Lucas Jackson/ Reuters
    April 19, 2016
  • Lesbos braces for hardship as tourism declines
    The island of Lesbos is one of the Aegean’s most idyllic locales, and long a destination for tourism in Greece. But local residents and businesses are bracing for potential economic catastrophe, as tens of thousands of vacationers are staying away because of the island’s new role as a landing zone for refugees. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on efforts to reinvigorate tourism.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    A Red Cross volunteer carries a Syrian refugee baby off an overcrowded raft at a beach on the Greek island of Lesbos November 16, 2015. Of the 660,000 refugees and migrants who have reached Greece this year, more than half have landed at Lesbos. So far this year, some 3,460 lives have been lost crossing the Mediterranean, 360 in the last four weeks alone with 250 of these in Greek territorial waters, UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards told a news briefing in Geneva on November 13.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTS7BGP
  • News Wrap: Soldiers, volunteers join Ecuador search efforts
    In our news wrap Tuesday, hundreds of international rescue workers fanned out in Ecuador, looking for victims of the earthquake that's killed at least 433 people. Also, also, another strong aftershock rattled southern Japan, and a key airport reopened, allowing the arrival of relief goods.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    Soldiers and rescue team members carry the body of a victim at a collapsed building after an earthquake struck off the Pacific coast, in Pedernales, Ecuador, April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTX2AOYF
  • Will the White House race change in a New York minute?
    Tuesday’s primary in New York represents one of the most significant delegate prizes left in the presidential race, and a victory there could shape the electoral landscape. For more on the contest in the Empire State, Hari Sreenivasan talks to Tamara Keith of NPR and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lifts his ballot while voting for the New York primary election in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly  - RTX2AO0M
  • Is the Taliban growing stronger?
    A Tuesday morning suicide attack in Kabul killed 28 people and wounded hundreds more, part of an ongoing surge of Taliban-driven violence in Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff talks to Seth Jones of the RAND Corporation, former advisor to U.S. special forces in the region, for more on the bombing and what it says about the country’s stability and security after 15 years of American involvement.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2016
    Afghan quick reaction forces arrive at the site of a suicide car bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani - RTX2AL6U

Monday, April 18, 2016

  • Is a perfect storm of Zika conditions coming to the U.S.?
    In the wake of the CDC’s revelation that Zika virus causes microcephaly in infants, doctors are grappling with the thorny issue of whether they should recommend that women in high-risk areas avoid getting pregnant this summer. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Peter Hotez of Baylor College for more on how medical experts are confronting the prospect of Zika in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    Mosquito. Photo by Janos Csongor Kerekes/via Getty Images
  • In cow-worshipping India, beef stirs up vigilante violence
    The cow is considered sacred to Hindus, who make up 80 percent of India's 1.2 billion people. Recently, allegations of the consumption of beef have sparked a spate of violent incidents, raising alarm about intolerance again the significant Muslim minority. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
  • IRS commissioner: Funding cuts hinder security, efficiency
    The IRS is facing tougher scrutiny than ever from Congress. Last week, lawmakers repeatedly pressed IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on why the agency wasn't moving faster to improve cybersecurity, after hackers were able to breach its computers last year. Koskinen joins Judy Woodruff to discuss their challenges.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testifies at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the FY2017 budget for the Treasury Department on Capitol Hill in Washington March 8, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTS9UT4
  • How Brazil lost faith in its president
    Brazil, South America's largest nation, is facing its worst recession in decades, the Zika crisis and the upcoming Olympic games. Now add to that political upheaval, after an overwhelming vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff amid a corruption scandal. Guillermo Galdos of Independent Television News reports on the events and Hari Sreenivasan talks to Lourdes Garcia-Navarro of NPR.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    An anti-government demonstrator reacts as she watches a televised vote for the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff held by the lower house of Congress, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes - RTX2AE4B
  • Candidates tout ‘New York values’ ahead of crucial primary
    Voters in New York will cast their votes in the presidential primaries on Tuesday. Judy Woodruff talks to Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about the Empire State rivalry between Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders and the delegate war between GOP candidates Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
  • Supreme Court weighs presidential power in immigration case
    The Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to President Obama’s actions that would defer deportations of many undocumented immigrants. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan to take a closer look at the case and the implications of a potentially split court.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    Immigration activists join hands after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge by 26 states over the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's executive action to defer deportation of certain immigrant children and parents who are in the country illegally, in Washington April 18, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2AIN9
  • News Wrap: Rescue workers search for survivors in Japan
    In our news wrap Monday, thousands of rescue workers continued the search for survivors from two earthquakes that hit an island of Japan last week. The U.S. military lent its support by delivering aid. Also, More than a foot of rain flooded parts of Houston. Some 110,000 homes and businesses lost power and hundreds of flights were canceled.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    Rescue workers conduct a search and rescue operation at site of houses which collapsed due to a landslide caused by an earthquake in Minamiaso town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 18, 2016. Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo  ATTENTION EDITORS - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2AG4Y
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 18, 2016
    Monday on the NewsHour, Ecuador continues to dig out after a devastating earthquake. Also: The Supreme Court takes on the president’s immigration actions, a Politics Monday preview of the New York primary elections, political upheaval in Brazil, scrutiny for the IRS on cybersecurity, religious divisions over India’s sacred cows and confronting the threat of Zika virus in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    Rescue team members walk along a street past damaged building and debris after an earthquake struck off the Pacific coast, in Portoviejo, Ecuador, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTX2AIVW
    April 18, 2016
  • Ecuador struggles with basic services after earthquake
    Crews searched for survivors in the rubble of Ecuador's 7.8 earthquake around the clock, rescuing three people and pulling more bodies from the debris. Devastation from Saturday night's disaster is everywhere, and the death toll has risen to 350. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2016
    Rescue team members and firefighters walk past a partially collapsed building after an earthquake struck off the Pacific coast, in Portoviejo, Ecuador, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTX2AIUZ

Sunday, April 17, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 17, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, April 17, a powerful earthquake strikes Ecuador. Later, looking ahead to Tuesday's New York presidential primary. And, in our signature segment, changing the way doctors are taught to treat pain. Alison Stewart anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 17, 2016
    Damage is pictured after an earthquake struck off Ecuador's Pacific coast, at Tarqui neighborhood in Manta April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja - RTX2ACVF
  • Country music industry grows in Kenya
    Kenyans have been listening to country for 50 years -- ever since Kenya gained independence from Britain. The songs were especially popular in the country’s farming areas. But the homegrown country music industry in Kenya still has a long way to go. NewsHour special correspondent Nick Schifrin has this report.
    Original Air Date: April 17, 2016
  • What to expect from Tuesday’s primary in New York
    The presidential campaigns are homing in on their New York supporters with two days left before the Empire State’s delegate-rich primary. For more about the boisterous New York campaign, Bob Hardt, the Political Director for NY1 joins Alison Stewart.
    Original Air Date: April 17, 2016
    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walks through Brooklyn Bridge Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTX2ACPR
  • Rethinking how doctors are taught to treat pain
    Pain is the most common reason that people go to the doctor. Yet physicians and medical students have limited training in pain management and prescribing opioids. As the nation suffers from an opioid epidemic, people within the medical field are reexamining what doctors are taught about pain.. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker reports.
    Original Air Date: April 17, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016

  • PBS Newshour Weekend full episode April 16, 2016
    Saturday on NewsHour Weekend: Pope Francis takes 12 Syrian refugees back to Italy following his visit to Greece. Later, at least 41 are dead after two earthquakes hit Japan. And, a rust-belt city in Ohio shares its plans for rebuilding after decades of decline. Allison Stewart anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 16, 2016
    Pope Francis (C) greets migrants and refugees at Moria refugee camp near the port of Mytilene, on the Greek island of Lesbos, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Filippo Monteforte/Pool - RTX2A7CQ
  • Behind Pope Francis’ trip to Lesbos amid migrant crisis
    Described by the Vatican as a “gesture of welcome,” Pope Francis visited the island of Lesbos and brought three refugee families back to Rome with him on Saturday. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant, who has reported extensively on the migrant crisis for NewsHour, joins Alison Stewart from Greece to discuss.
    Original Air Date: April 16, 2016
    Pope Francis welcomes a group of Syrian refugees after landing at Ciampino airport in Rome following a visit at the Moria refugee camp in the Greek island of Lesbos, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Filippo Monteforte/Pool      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2A8LK
  • Health officials to begin global effort to eradicate polio
    Original Air Date: April 16, 2016
    A girl receives polio vaccination drops during a house-to-house vaccination campaign in Yemen's capital Sanaa, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah - RTX29LU4
  • How Youngstown plans to overcome decades of decline
    Youngstown, Ohio is an upper-midwest city that has come to symbolize the nation’s distress of deindustrialization with high unemployment and crime rates. But after decades of decline, the city has plans to rebuild, remove blight and attract employers. On issues of poverty and opportunity in America, this is part of an ongoing series of reports called “Chasing the Dream.”
    Original Air Date: April 16, 2016