Twenty-four years into his musical career and still performing before thousands, singer-songwriter Ben Folds has released a best-selling new memoir called "A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons.” NewsHour Weekend’s Tom Casciato recently spoke to…
By Tom Casciato, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
More than 1.7 million people in Hong Kong took to the streets on Sunday in the largest demonstration in the ongoing protests in the city, organizers said. The peaceful demonstration follows last week’s violent clashes with the police and chaos…
By PBS NewsHour
The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as officials insist the penalties are achieving their aims.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
By Michael D. Regan
LONDON — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to a report. The Sunday Times newspaper published what…
By Nancy Fresco, The Conversation
More than 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska this summer, and fires are also raging in northern Canada and Siberia.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
President Trump is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week’s sharp drop in the financial markets.
By Associated Press
Polish media are reporting that more than two dozen rescue experts are trying to free two spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave in southern Poland.
By Tom Casciato
An interview and playlist to accompany the musician’s new memoir.
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