Tuesday, June 6, 2017

  • News Wrap: Russia denies trying to hack voting equipment
    In our news wrap Tuesday, Russia is denying that it attempted to hack U.S. voting computer software and equipment before last year’s presidential election. Also, President Trump waded into the political conflict over the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar with a tweet that appeared to endorse breaking ties.
    Original Air Date: June 6, 2017
    Length: 243
  • Is the GOP’s ambitious to-do list running out of time?
    Members of Congress are back in Washington, ready to return to their legislative to-do lists. Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate are diving right back into the debate over health care -- maybe the biggest item on the GOP agenda right now. But infrastructure, tax and spending bills and the debt ceiling are priorities, too. Lisa Desjardins and John Yang join Judy Woodruff for more.
    Original Air Date: June 6, 2017
    Length: 413
  • Difficult battle for ISIS capital Raqqa begins
    U.S.-backed Syrian groups have begun the battle to retake the city of Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate. The U.S. military says the battle will be "long and difficult," and perhaps made more complicated by the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations. Jeffrey Brown talks to Joby Warrick of The Washington Post and former Defense Department official Andrew Exum.
    Original Air Date: June 6, 2017
    Length: 550
  • How lack of neutrality can sow suspicion of aid groups
    For aid organizations, especially those in conflict zones, remaining politically neutral is crucial for trust. A New York Times investigation found that the conduct of a logistics company could drive suspicion that aid groups in Yemen were somehow acting as agents of the U.S. government. William Brangham speaks with The New York Times' Eric Schmitt and Daryl Grisgraber of Refugees International.
    Original Air Date: June 6, 2017
    Length: 434

Monday, June 5, 2017

  • News Wrap: Trump won't block Comey testimony
    In our news wrap Monday, President Trump will not invoke executive privilege to try to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress this week. Also, the president endorsed a push to privatize the nation's air traffic control system.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 174
    President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan, in March and FBI Director James Comey testifies in D.C. before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in May in a combination of file photos. Photos by Jonathan Ernst and Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
  • Dire conditions drive anti-government protest in Venezuela
    Venezuela is in freefall after years of recession, skyrocketing inflation and a formidable food crisis, sparking outcry and protest. It’s pushed angry Venezuelans to take to the streets on a regular basis, demanding that President Nicolas Maduro step down, and inspired a fierce government crackdown. Special correspondent Nadja Drost and videographer Bruno Federico report.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 571
  • UK police make arrests in bridge attack
    Police raided an apartment complex and tire shop Monday in East London, detaining more people in the wake of Saturday's attack that killed seven. Officials also named two of the attackers, who were shot dead minutes after driving a van into people and then stabbing others. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on how the attack is playing into politics on both sides of the Atlantic.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 285
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 5, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, British police raids nab a number of suspects linked to the bridge attack, as terrorism becomes a political football ahead of the U.K. election. Also: Diplomatic relations cut off between Qatar and many Middle East nations, Venezuela's economy in freefall, Politics Monday on the Trump travel ban, Bill Cosby heads to trial and living a full life without limbs.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 3295
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  • What’s behind the dramatic diplomatic rift with Qatar?
    Political shock waves roiled the Persian Gulf, as Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut all ties with Qatar, accusing the tiny oil state of supporting terror groups and embracing Iran. How did simmering tensions burst into full-on crisis for the coalition? Judy Woodruff speaks with Joyce Karam of Al-Hayat.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 399
    The Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the final session of the South American-Arab Countries summit, in Riyadh in 2015. Photo by Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters
  • How Trump’s travel ban tweets could hurt his case
    President Trump aired his grievances again about his revised travel ban, which has been put on hold by federal court order. John Yang recaps his statements, then Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff discuss that, plus new reports that Russia tried to intervene in actual U.S. voting, plus the president’s decision to not block James Comey’s testimony.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 599
  • Bill Cosby trial opens for 2004 sexual assault case
    Comedian Bill Cosby began trial Monday in Pennsylvania for the alleged assault of Andrea Constand, whom prosecutors say Cosby, 79, drugged and assaulted at his home in 2004. More than 40 women have accused Cosby of sexual assault over the course of decades, but Constand’s is the only case to head to criminal court. William Brangham learns more from Maryclaire Dale of the Associated Press.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 419
  • Designer born without hands chooses a life of inspiration
    When Ryan Hudson-Peralta was born with a congenital limb deficiency, doctors said he would never drive a car, go to a regular school or have a family of his own. Now all grown up, the web designer is an inspiration to his family, friends and colleagues. His son, Noah, produced this report as part of our Student Reporting Labs for our series Limitless.
    Original Air Date: June 5, 2017
    Length: 263

Sunday, June 4, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 4, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, June 4, Britain is on high alert following Saturday's terrorist attack that killed seven in London, the third to strike the country in the last three months. Later, learn more about America's underemployed. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 4, 2017
    Length: 1345
  • UK remains on alert after London terror attack
    Britain remains on high alert following Saturday night’s terrorism attack on two locations in central London. At least seven people died after attackers ran a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from London.
    Original Air Date: June 4, 2017
    Length: 177
    Police forensic investigators work outside Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London
  • After terrorist attacks, how can Britain bolster security?
    British Prime Minister Theresa May called on the country to ramp up its security protocol hours after it was struck by the third terrorist attack Saturday in as many months. Peter Neumann, a professor at King’s College who is also with the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, joins Hari Sreenivasan from London to break down security tactics.
    Original Air Date: June 4, 2017
    Length: 232
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  • For millions, underemployment is a new normal
    At 4.3 percent, the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2001. But left out of this figure are people who are working part time or fewer hours than they desire -- - the underemployed. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports on how the underemployed are struggling in the U.S. economy. This is part of an ongoing series of reports called "Chasing the Dream."
    Original Air Date: June 4, 2017
    Length: 511
    FILE PHOTO: A job seeker talks to an exhibitor at the Colorado Hospital Association health care career fair in Denver

Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 3, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, June 3, Vladimir Putin plays down allegations of Russian hacking into the American presidential election, and a look at Marvel’s first queer Latina superhero. Also, ordinary citizens in Cambodia are losing land as economic development spreads. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 3, 2017
    Length: 0
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  • Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?
    As a special counsel ramps up a probe into Russia's connections with the Trump campaign during the last presidential election, questions remain over why the Trump administration considered lifting economic sanctions on Russia. Michael Isikoff, the chief investigative correspondent for Yahoo News who reported on the issue this week, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C.
    Original Air Date: June 3, 2017
    Length: 284
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  • Meet the writer of Marvel’s first queer Latina superhero
    America Chavez, Marvel Comics’ first queer Latina superhero, is now featured in the groundbreaking solo series “America.” The comic was written by Gabby Rivera, who has a lot in common with her title character. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano sat down with Rivera to talk about how her personal life contributed to the conception of Marvel’s latest superhero.
    Original Air Date: June 3, 2017
    Length: 241
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  • As Cambodia’s economy grows, low-income residents left behind
    Cambodia's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world, with a booming manufacturing industry and steady agricultural exports. But a burgeoning real estate market is causing displacement among farmers and low-income Cambodians, as the government grants large swaths of territory to companies for commercial projects. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Kira Kay has more.
    Original Air Date: June 3, 2017
    Length: 602

Friday, June 2, 2017

  • U.S. withdrawal from Paris pact sets off chorus of protest
    The White House stood firmly by President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement on Friday. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt delivered an energetic defense, saying the U.S. has nothing to be apologetic about. But the announcement touched off a chorus of protest around the country and abroad. Judy Woodruff reports.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 246
  • News Wrap: Police probe deadly fire in Manila casino
    In our news wrap Friday, police in the Philippines are trying to figure out what drove a lone attacker who set fire to a Manila casino, killing 36 people. The gunman was found dead elsewhere in the complex. Also, there's word that special counsel Robert Mueller is taking over an ongoing criminal investigation involving former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 296
    Employees light candles during a memorial for those killed in a casino fire at Resorts World in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao - RTX38PJ7
  • Putting Trump's claims about the Paris accord in context
    President Trump gave several reasons why he thought the Paris climate accord was a bad idea in his announcement on Thursday. William Brangham digs into those claims to put them in context and get other points of view.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 426
  • What the May jobs report means for the economy
    According to the Labor Department, the unemployment rate dropped from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent last month -- the lowest number in 16 years. At the same time, job growth seems to have stalled. Diane Swonk of Diane Swonk Economics joins Judy Woodruff to make some sense of the numbers.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 239
    FILE PHOTO: A job seeker holds a "We're Hiring" card while talking to a representative from Target at a City of Boston Neighborhood Career Fair on May Day in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD - SEARCH GLOBAL BUSINESS 8 MAY FOR ALL IMAGES - RTS15LSB
  • Meet the women who are taking a stand in Trump country
    Buckhannon, West Virginia, calls itself “the most Trumpian place in America.” But since Donald Trump won November’s election, a growing number of women have been taking a stand against the president and his policies. Hari Sreenivasan talks with the NewsHour’s Liz Flock about how the election has continued to sow division in this deeply conservative town.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 258
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 2, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump's decision to abandon the Paris accord has corporations, cities and world leaders vowing to keep up the fight against climate change. Also: What the latest jobs numbers say about the economy, women taking a stand in Trump country, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a reporter recounts the Six-Day war and binge-worthy summer TV hits.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 3248
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  • Shields and Brooks on Trump’s climate pact consequences
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including President Donald Trump’s move to withdraw the United States from a global agreement aimed at curbing climate change-causing carbon emissions.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 739
    Mark Shields and David Brooks talk to Judy Woodruff about the consequences of Trump's decision to pull out of the climate pact.
  • Here are the shows you should be watching on TV this summer
    There was a time when TV went on summer vacation, and viewers were confined to reruns. No longer: Now, TV doesn't take a break when the weather gets hot. Jeffrey Brown talks to Sonia Saraiya of Variety and Eric Deggans of NPR about the binge-worthy shows they’ll be watching.
    Original Air Date: June 2, 2017
    Length: 471