Thursday, June 29, 2017

  • Iraqi forces reclaim mosque as ISIS territory shrinks
    Iraqi forces have recaptured from the Islamic State group a mosque compound in Western Mosul, a major symbolic victory after months of fighting. The al-Nouri Mosque is where ISIS's leader declared the formation of a so-called caliphate across much of Iraq and Syria in 2014. William Brangham reports on the state of battle and the displacement of thousands of people.
    Original Air Date: June 29, 2017
    Length: 210
  • How globalization affects inequality, populism in one chart
    The hottest curve in economics right now helps explain the rise of China, the rise of populism in Europe and the rise of Donald Trump. From a global perspective, income inequality has gone down. But if you're middle class in the U.S. or Europe, you see the rich getting richer and inequality growing. Economics correspondent Paul Solman examines the widening gap.
    Original Air Date: June 29, 2017
    Length: 415
  • News Wrap: House GOP passes two immigration bills
    In the our news wrap Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. House pushed through two bills on illegal immigration, including one that blocks some federal funding for so-called sanctuary cities. Also, Senate Republican leaders struggled again to revise their health care bill in order to win enough votes to pass it.
    Original Air Date: June 29, 2017
    Length: 436
    Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly speaks about immigration reform at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTS195CZ
  • How this journalist learned to sound more like herself
    Women are routinely asked and expected to modify how they speak in order to not come across as too direct or harsh, says journalist Ann Friedman. But in pursuing her life’s work, she’s found greater confidence in her professional voice and that her personal interests resonate with the female followers of the podcast she co-hosts with her best friend.
    Original Air Date: June 29, 2017
    Length: 171

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

  • Will Britain's Grenfell fire tragedy spur change?
    The deadly Grenfell Tower fire is raising questions about the ways the United Kingdom cares for its poorest citizens. Prime Minister Theresa May has promised a national investigation into the tragedy and the flammable material believed to have accelerated the fire, but the disaster has already seriously undermined confidence in May's government. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 487
  • Thune: Health bill negotiation difficult but necessary
    What’s next in the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act? Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks with Judy Woodruff about the challenge of striking a balance between the demands of both more moderate and more conservative lawmakers in revising the Senate health care bill, plus the effect of the bill on Medicaid and how President Trump is playing a role in the process.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 444
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 28, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, Senate Republicans scramble to make changes on their health care bill to win enough votes. Also: New poll numbers reveal what the nation thinks about the Trump administration, a massive cyberattack spreads throughout the globe, why there is still no vaccine for Lyme disease and a legal thriller set after the Bosnian War.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 3249
    FULL PROGRAM
    June 28, 2017
  • A war-crime mystery drives Scott Turow’s newest thriller
    "Testimony," a new legal thriller by bestselling author and attorney Scott Turow, centers around a mass killing in Bosnia and subsequent war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. Turow joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his inspiration and the research that went into his new work.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 404
  • How President Trump is spending re-election campaign cash
    On Inauguration Day, President Trump filed the paperwork to be an official candidate for re-election. Now he's holding his first big fundraiser of the campaign at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, highlighting the flow of campaign cash into his organization. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 331
  • Dogs can get a Lyme disease vaccine. Why can’t humans?
    It’s the season for tick bites. Each year, at least 300,000 people contract Lyme disease and about 10 to 15 percent report stubborn, long-lasting symptoms like achy joints, fatigue and memory lapses despite treatment. What are the mysteries of Lyme, and why is there no effective vaccine on the market for humans? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 396
  • Sophisticated malware attack wreaks havoc on Ukraine
    Governments and industries the world over are trying to deal with a new cyberattack, originating Tuesday in Ukraine and spreading rapidly through Europe and beyond. The new attack shows signs of greater technical sophistication than one in early May, but both apparently used a leaked tool developed by the NSA. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Rodney Joffe of Neustar, Inc., about what's at stake.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 312
  • Poll shows little support for Senate GOP health bill
    Most Americans disapprove of the GOP's handling of health care. That's according to a new NewsHour poll, in partnership with the Marist Institute for Public Opinion and NPR, that looks at Americans' opinions on President Trump, health care, the economy and more. Judy Woodruff examines the results with Lee Miringoff of Marist and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 397
  • News Wrap: Manafort registers as foreign agent
    In the our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has retroactively registered as a foreign agent. Manafort filed papers Tuesday that show his firm was paid more than $17 million by a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. Also, the Venezuelan government says a police helicopter opened fire on the nation’s Supreme Court and Interior Ministry.
    Original Air Date: June 28, 2017
    Length: 300
    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager Paul Manafort talks to the media from the Trump family box on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSIMJC

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 27, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, facing revolt from inside the party, Republican senators delay a vote on health care reform. Also: The White House warns Syria about chemical weapons, Warren Buffett opens up about his personal finances, sexual assault at Baylor University, a reporter reaches the Silk Road on his world walk and acclaimed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell's new album.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 3305
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R) speak to reporters at the White House following meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on healthcare in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTS18W49
    FULL PROGRAM
    June 27, 2017
  • Warren Buffett: GOP health bills are relief for the rich
    What does billionaire Warren Buffett think of Republican health care bills that would roll back taxes for wealthy Americans like him? Buffett discusses everything from how he’s giving away billions in philanthropy to how much sleep he gets to what’s on his personal income taxes in the second part of Judy Woodruff's exclusive interview.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 710
  • Jason Isbell’s ‘Nashville Sound’ conjures rural concerns
    In both ballads and hard-charging rock songs, Jason Isbell's storytelling prowess has made him one of today's most acclaimed singer-songwriters. On his new album "The Nashville Sound," Isbell's songs are filled with rural country characters, and offer a reflection of the nation's political and cultural fears. Jeffrey Brown reports from the first stop of Isbell’s international tour.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 457
  • Why the NCAA is investigating Baylor’s sex assault scandal
    More than a dozen women have filed lawsuits against Baylor University saying the institution ignored or mishandled claims dating back several years. The school’s Board of Regents has acknowledged that 19 football players were accused of criminal, sexual or physical assault. John Yang speaks with Paula Lavigne of ESPN about the ongoing NCAA investigation.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 420
  • Walking the Silk Road, where globalization got started
    The Silk Road, the ancient trading route that spanned from Asia toward the West, is where we find journalist Paul Salopek these days. Salopek began his "Out of Eden" walk four years ago in Ethiopia. Now Hari Sreenivasan catches up with him for an update.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 389
  • U.S. warns Syria not to prepare another chemical attack
    The Trump administration delivered a new stark warning about the use of chemical weapons to the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, saying the U.S. had detected "potential preparations” to use the banned weapons again; an April chemical attack that killed dozens of people prompted the U.S. to fire missiles at an air base. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 217
  • News Wrap: Cyberattack hits European targets
    In the our news wrap Tuesday, a new cyber attack caused massive disruptions across Europe and elsewhere. Ukraine was hit hard, where banks, government computers and the power grid were breached. Also, the U.S. State Department declared China to be among the worst countries tolerating human trafficking in the world.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 190
  • Paul: Senate health care bill needs more Obamacare ‘repeal’
    The Senate Republican health care bill needs more time for discussion and changes before it goes up for a vote, says Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Judy Woodruff speaks with the senator about what he wants to see addressed in health care reform and where he sees middle ground with Democrats.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 417
    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks to reporters after Senate Republicans unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTS189E3
  • Lacking enough GOP votes, Senate pushes back health bill
    Republican leaders gave up Tuesday on trying to get a vote this week on the Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a delay until after the July 4th recess after at least five Republicans said they opposed even beginning debate on the bill. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what’s ahead.
    Original Air Date: June 27, 2017
    Length: 335
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Sen. John Thune (R-SD), speaks to the media about plans to repeal and replace Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTS18VLY

Monday, June 26, 2017

  • CEO: Public hospitals can't sustain GOP cuts to Medicaid
    Every major hospital group has criticized the health care bill crafted by Senate Republicans, especially for deep reductions in Medicaid spending for the poor and those with disabilities. At the Spotlight Health Conference at the Aspen Institute, Judy Woodruff talked to Kenneth Davis, president and CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System, to get his take on the health care bill and more.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 455
  • Comic artists draw out stories from Syrian refugees
    A Canadian comic book collective is working closely with refugees like Mohammed Alsaleh, who fled from Syria, to help them tell their stories. Special correspondent Stefan Labbe and producer Lauren Kaljur report.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 389
  • High court decision to hear travel ban case is win for Trump
    Tamara Keith of NPR and Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections join Judy Woodruff to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments on President Trump’s travel ban, the ongoing fight over the Senate’s health care bill, new revelations over the Obama administration’s response to Russian election meddling and a Supreme Court case about gerrymandering.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 445
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 26, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, Supreme Court justices reinstate a limited version of President Trump's controversial travel ban. Also: A crucial checkup for the Senate health care bill, showing the Syrian refugee crisis through comics, an interview with Warren Buffett and Politics Monday with a look at the week ahead.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 3290
    An international passenger arrives at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia after the Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel ban into effect later in the week pending further judicial review. Photo by James Lawler Duggan/Reuters
    FULL PROGRAM
    June 26, 2017
  • Restricted travel ban raises questions about who can enter
    President Trump’s revised travel ban will be tested this fall at the Supreme Court. On the final day of their term, the justices reinstated a limited version of the order, affecting travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. Judy Woodruff discusses the implications of the court’s decision with Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal and Alan Gomez of USA Today.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 454
    A Saudi family embraces as members arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport after the U.S. Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel ban into effect later in the week pending further judicial review, in Dulles, Virginia, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan - RTS18QR3
  • News Wrap: U.K.’s Theresa May strikes deal to bolster party
    In the our news wrap Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal with a Northern Ireland party to bolster her minority government. Also, President Trump again accused former President Obama of failing to stop Russian interference in the 2016 election.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 203

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