PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

05/08/2012 | 54m 3s

Tonight on the program, we analyze the reaches of terrorism across the globe in the wake of the CIA-foiled bomb plot for an airliner headed from Yemen to the United States. Also: the rise in obesity and its effect on life expectancy, Tom Coburn on the "Debt Bomb", the best and worst places in the world to be a mother, and remembering "Where the Wild Things Are" author Maurice Sendak.

Aired: 05/08/12

Expired: 06/07/12

Rating: NR

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