Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump steps back from pulling the plug on NAFTA, instead offering to renegotiate with Mexico and Canada. Also: The FCC chairman’s plans to reduce government oversight of internet providers, President Trump’s first 100 days in foreign policy, making sense of rising health care costs, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on a […]
Netflix?s new drama ?13 Reasons Why? centers on a teenage girl?s suicide. And although the show may bring awareness to mental health issues, some worry the depiction strays from entertainment to pose a threat to impressionable students. William Brangham explores the controversy with Dr. Christina Conolly of Maryland?s Montgomery County Public Schools and Variety?s Sonia […]
Wednesday on the NewsHour, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney explains President Trump’s plan to get the budget bill passed and avoid a government shutdown. Also: What the president has accomplished domestically in his first 100 days, a striking new documentary on the Syrian civil war, the proposed wall putting endangered species at risk and […]
On this edition for Sunday, April 30, half of the immigrants detained in raids in the days after President Donald Trump took office either had traffic violations or clean records. Later, hospitals across the country are cutting jobs and researchers are using drones to prevent human-elephant conflicts in Tanzania. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
Shortly after President Donald Trump took office, Immigration and Customs Enforcement began arresting hundreds of immigrants in visible raids across the U.S. Internal documents, obtained by the Washington Post, show that half had either no criminal record or traffic convictions. Maria Sacchetti, one of the reporters who broke the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
Under mounting financial pressures, hospitals across the country are slashing jobs and clinical services. The reasons range from financial to political, and among them are escalating costs and uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act. Casey Ross, who reported on this issue for health news website STAT, joins Hari Sreenivasan to look at the causes of […]
In the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay traveled to Tanzania to learn more about the technique.
April 29 marks President Donald Trump?s 100th day in office, a common benchmark for measuring the achievements of incoming presidents. The standard was set by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose leadership in 1933 pushed a flurry of major legislation through Congress. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Megan Thompson for analysis.
As President Donald Trump reached the 100th day of his presidency, tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the People?s Climate March, with similar demonstrations around the country. Protesters called for environmental protections even as Trump has proposed cutting funding for science programs and signed an executive order to expand offshore drilling […]
On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a portion of its tax plan, including a cut in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to a 15 percent. The plan aims to bring revenue back into the country from U.S. companies holding it overseas in order to avoid paying taxes. Newshour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga […]
Twenty-five years ago, parts of Los Angeles erupted with anger after four white police officers who were filmed beating motorist Rodney King with batons were acquitted of assault. Riots lasted for five days, left 63 people dead and destroyed or damaged more than 1,000 buildings. Marymount University professor Fernando Guerra joins Megan Thompson for more.
Monday on the NewsHour, Congress battles over budget priorities as a government shutdown looms. Also: Coal miners in danger of losing benefits, insurance companies pushing Congress for health care reform decisions, France’s presidential election runoff, a deadly Taliban strike in Afghanistan, a look ahead with Politics Monday and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on moving on after […]
PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 23, 2017