By Nick Schifrin
The U.S. military is gearing up to fight the novel coronavirus, which is spreading rapidly across the U.S. Plans include deployment of hospital ships as overflow for hospitals, allocation of critical medical supplies and research in military labs on development…
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added a net 161,000 jobs in October, dipping the unemployment rate a tenth of a percent to 4.9. Also, there are guilty verdicts in New Jersey Governor Chris…
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. and coalition forces have been in Afghanistan for 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. Though their numbers have drastically decreased as the U.S. has trained Afghan security forces, it is not easy to build an army in the middle…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, every morning at the Arlington Cemetery, horses and their human riders perform a choreographed funeral procession in honor of the nation’s fallen veterans. These horses usually serve for 10 years, but two…
President Obama spoke at the Pentagon Thursday about the U.S. plan for continued military action in Libya. His report came three days after the U.S. launched airstrikes in and around Sirte, in an attempt to reclaim the Islamic State stronghold.
By Carey Reed
The event was kept a secret until just before it began for fear of an insurgent attack.
In other news Monday, dire forecasts emerged for future economic growth and Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed his government has been talking with Taliban leaders for "quite some time."…
Afghan President Hamid Karzai requested more global support at Tuesday's conference in Kabul on security and development. Jim Lehrer gets two views from veteran State Department official James Dobbins and an Afghan-American, Nazif Shahrani, who is a professor at Indiana…
For two perspectives on the latest deadly month for Coalition forces in Afghanistan, Jim Lehrer talks to Maj. Benjamin Tupper, who was an embedded trainer with the Afghan National Army, and Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap, who was the Air Force's…
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