Jun. 16, 2017 10 p.m. EDT
News: Trump restricts Cuba travel and extends protections for dreamers. Georgia race heats up.
One of the driving themes of President Trump's first five months in office is the rollback of his predecessors policies. This week Trump restored restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba. One area where he's extending Obama-era policies is immigration. Trump extended protections for dreamers, the undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children.
Mar. 25, 2016 9:09 p.m. EDT
News: Terror Attack in Brussels, Obama's historic trip to Cuba and Republicans coalesce around Cruz
After a series of terror attacks in Brussels killed more than 30 people, including two Americans, the United States has renewed its fight against Islamic State militants. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that a special operations team killed ISIS' second-in-command in a raid this week.
Mar. 22, 2016 11:25 a.m. EDT
News: Obama in Cuba: "Bury the last remnant of the Cold War"
President Obama is on the last day of his historic three-day trip to Cuba after restoring diplomatic relations with the island nation for the first time in half a century. "I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas," Obama said. "I have come here to extend the hand of friendship to the Cuban people."
Mar. 18, 2016 9:21 p.m. EDT
News: Obama's historic trip to Cuba, Boehner backs Ryan for president and Supreme Court to consider Obamacare contraception mandate
President Obama visits Cuba next week for the first time since the U.S. restored diplomatic relations with the island nation. Obama will be the first president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. The New York Times' Peter Baker says this is one of the last big bucket list items for Obama.
Aug. 14, 2015 9:19 p.m. EDT
News: 2016 Candidates Flock to Iowa and Obama Pushes Foreign Policy Agenda in Iran and Cuba
The Iowa State Fair kicked off this week with hopeful 2016 candidates hoping to win the support of party faithful in the nation's first caucus state. Meanwhile, email troubles continue to plague Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty and CNBC’s John Harwood explain which candidates had a good week and which have seen better.
Apr. 17, 2015 9:20 p.m. EDT
News: Congressional Review of Iran Deal, Restoring Relations with Cuba, The Loretta Lynch Holdup & 2016 Campaign Heats Up
Lawmakers reached an agreement this week that allows Congressional review of any Iran nuclear agreement. POLITICO's Manu Raju explains how Congress reached the bipartisan deal, and The New York Times' Peter Baker explains why President Obama agreed.
Jan. 23, 2015 9:16 p.m. EST
News: The State of the Union Impact at Home & Abroad and Potential 2016 Republican Candidates Head to Iowa
President Obama's State of the Union was met with pushback from the Republican-controlled Congress, but where is there room for compromise on the president's 2015 legislative agenda? Alexis Simendinger and Ed O'Keefe report on the president's proposals for community college and trade as well as the Republican opposition.
Jan. 22, 2015 10:58 a.m. EST
News: Facing resistance from Capitol Hill, U.S. opens Cuba talks
The United States and Cuba have commenced talks aimed at normalizing long-strained relations, but support for this turning point is not universal. Gwen Ifill talks to Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News from Havana about opposition from Capitol Hill and the long process of reestablishing the relationship after 53 years.
Jan. 16, 2015 9:11 p.m. EST
News: Renewed Relations with Cuba and Immigration & 2016
On the Webcast Extra, NPR’s Tom Gjelten details what the new Cuba regulations mean for the individual traveler. Robert Costa of The Washington Post explains how the GOP is using immigration as a strategy for 2016 and what to watch with potential Democratic candidates. Joan Biskupic of Reuters delves deeper into the Supreme Court and same-sex marriage.
Jan. 02, 2015 11:43 a.m. EST
News: What 2014 global conflicts and challenges will carry over into the new year?
In 2014, ISIS, Boko Haram and Crimea became household names and Ebola re-entered the scene as a medical crisis. Gwen Ifill speaks with Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News, David Ignatius of the Washington Post and David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee about this past year’s biggest global challenges, and what conflicts to expect in the coming year.