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Politics Jan 27GOP Response to the State of the Union
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell delivered the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Wednesday. The text of his remarks are as prepared for delivery and distributed by the Republican Party.
World Jan 15Clinton: Haiti’s ‘Ironic’ Twist of Fate Embodied in Monday NewsHour Report
During a press briefing late Friday afternoon, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took questions on the relief effort in Haiti and announced plans to travel to the beleaguered country on Saturday. She also referenced a segment the NewsHour aired Monday…
World Jan 13Raw Footage: Earthquake Disaster in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
This raw footage from APTN shows the damage at the United Nation's office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after Tuesday's devastating earthquake. Stay tuned for ongoing coverage of the situation in Haiti online and on tonight's NewsHour broadcast.
World Dec 28Amid Tighter Air Security, Questions Intensify on Accused Plane Bomber
Updated 4:45pm ET According to media reports, the group al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula claimed responsibility for the attempt to bring down the Amsterdam to Detroit jet on Christmas Day, saying the attack was retaliation for a U.S. operation…
Politics Dec 22Exclusive: Jim Lehrer to Interview President Obama Wednesday
As the Senate prepares for a landmark vote on a health care overhaul, Jim Lehrer will sit down with President Barack Obama at the White House Wednesday afternoon for an exclusive television interview on the health reform push and more.
Arts Dec 21Monday’s Art Notes
A roundup of art headlines.
Science Dec 18Obama Urges Action, Meets With Chinese Premier
President Barack Obama told world leaders Friday that it was time to come together on a climate change agreement, calling out stubborn positions that have stood in the way of progress, namely between rich and poorer countries.
Science Dec 14Climate Talks Briefly Stall Over Protests From Developing Nations
China, India and other developing nations brought U.N. climate talks in Copenhagen to a temporary stop on Monday over demands that wealthy countries discuss much deeper cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions. EU environment spokesman Andreas Carlgren told…
Economy Dec 14Citigroup to Repay $20B in TARP Funds
Citigroup announced Monday that it will repay $20 billion in taxpayer money, becoming the last of the major Wall Street banks to exit the government-funded bailout program.
Nation Dec 03Launching the PBS NewsHour
The PBS NewsHour will premiere on-air on Dec. 7. Read more about the changes to the program and the Web site in the editor's note below from Executive Producer Linda Winslow and Associate Executive Producer Simon Marks.