Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports

Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.

PBS Newshour: Urban politics shift with fresh faces elected mayor in America's largest cities

Thu, 11/07/2013

Bill de Blasio, Mike Duggan and Marty Walsh won mayoral elections in New York, Detroit and Boston, for their pragmatic campaign approaches. Gwen Ifill talks to Brookings Institution' Bruce Katz and Atlantic Cities' Emily Badger about how these new mayors will tackle economic and unemployment challenges in their cities.

PBS Newshour: How a ruling on toxic revenge could change the way treaties are enforced

Wed, 11/06/2013

The Supreme Court heard a tabloid-worthy tale Tuesday of a love triangle and ensuing poisonous revenge plot. But what consequences will this case have on the federal government's ability to enforce the Chemical Weapons Convention and other international treaties? Gwen Ifill speaks with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.

PBS Newshour: Will M23 step-down set the stage for peace among armed groups in the Congo?

Wed, 11/06/2013

The M-23 rebel group announced Tuesday it is putting down its arms after 20 months of insurgency against the government in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. For more on what this means for the future of the Congo and the other armed groups there, Gwen Ifill talks to Jon Sawyer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

PBS Newshour: How Effective was Kerry's Mending Mission to Egypt and Saudi Arabia?

Tue, 11/05/2013

It was a dramatic day in court for former Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi. Gwen Ifill speaks to McClatchy's Nancy Youssef who was on the scene inside the courtroom. Then Margaret Warner offers analysis on the Secretary of State John Kerry's attempt to mend strained relations with longtime allies Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

PBS Newshour: NSA 'taking full advantage' of spying laws to tap into Yahoo, Google traffic

Fri, 11/01/2013

Documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden claim the NSA and its British counterpart tapped fiber-optic cables connected to Google and Yahoo data centers, gaining access to metadata from user accounts. Gwen Ifill talks to The Washington Post's Barton Gellman about the legality of the NSA alleged actions.