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: In Syria, 'Whac-A-Mole' Revolution Turns Increasingly Bloody

Tue, 06/12/2012

As dozens more died Monday in Syria amid heavy fighting, U.N. special envoy Kofi Annan said he was "gravely concerned," citing reports of continued shelling in Homs. Gwen Ifill discusses the prospects for civil war with Andrew Tabler of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Mona Yacoubian of the Stimson Center.

PBS NewsHour: Colorado, New Mexico Emergency Officials Seek More Help Fighting Wildfires

Tue, 06/12/2012

Since it was started early Saturday by a lightning strike, the High Park wildfire has consumed more than 60 square miles in Colorado -- damaging or destroying more than 100 homes. Meanwhile, crews in southern New Mexico battled a 54-square-mile fire near the town of Ruidoso. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: How Walker's Win in Wisconsin Might Shape Obama-Romney Race

Thu, 06/07/2012

After a decisive victory Tuesday, embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became the first governor in U.S. history to successfully turn back a recall election. Gwen Ifill, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Craig Gilbert and USA Today's Susan Page discuss the high turnout and how the vote may influence November's elections.

PBS NewsHour: Promising Breast Cancer Treatment Averts 'Collateral Damage' to Healthy Cells

Wed, 06/06/2012

Doctors meeting this week at a major conference in Chicago believe they are on track to create a drug that would specifically target cancer cells, while largely leaving healthy cells undamaged. Gwen Ifill and Dr. Michael Link of the American Society of Clinical Oncology discuss the findings.

PBS NewsHour: Demonstrators Stage Third Day of Protests in Cairo

Tue, 06/05/2012

Demonstrators protested for a third consecutive day Monday in Cairo's Tahrir Square after former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison over the weekend. Gwen Ifill reports on the uprising, just weeks after the country's first democratic presidential election.