Arts Aug 18

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Floating drums and lederhosen: Ben Folds’ musical journey

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…

Politics Aug 18

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

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.

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