Monday on the NewsHour, an interview with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Plus: DACA recipients forced out of the U.S. try to adjust to life in Mexico, Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak worsens, 2020 Democrats criticize state abortion restrictions, Politics Monday with Tamara Keith and Amy Walter and turning garbage into significant works of art.
On this edition for Sunday, May 19, new state laws renew the debate on abortion, India wraps up the seventh phase of a weeks-long election process with exit polls favoring the country's prime minister, and a look at how colleges are finding ways to help a growing number of student-parents. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Saturday, May 18, tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and Iran, Joe Biden focuses on president Trump at a campaign kickoff rally, the South China Sea is facing ecological challenges, and the Brexit-effect during Europe's parliamentary elections could deal a blow to Britain’s established political parties. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
Friday on the NewsHour, crowds in Hong Kong protest a law that allows extradition of suspected criminals to China. Plus: A sexual abuse scandal rocks Ohio State, what investigation into California’s deadly Camp Fire reveals about its cause, an interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, the political analysis of Shields and Brooks and saying goodbye to an HBO hit.
Thursday on the NewsHour, an interview with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren about her campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Plus: Sen. Rick Scott on political gridlock over disaster relief funding, persistent water shortages in South Africa, how Gen Z is adjusting to the workforce, accountability for philanthropic contributions and battling sexual assault among the Navajo.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump returns to the issue of immigration with a proposal for system reform. Meanwhile, state legislatures pursue new abortion laws, artists use imagery of natural disasters to educate, a lawsuit over the prices of generic drugs, an interview with former Justice John Paul Stevens and an educational program that uses classical music to calm stressed children.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise amid an attack by Yemeni rebels in which Iran may have been involved. Plus: U.S. concerns about Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, what the Teamsters think of Trump’s trade war with China, an interview with 2020 Democrat Rep. Tim Ryan, a new approach to teaching math and author Jared Diamond’s latest book.
Monday on the NewsHour, China imposes tariffs on U.S. goods in retaliation for tariffs President Trump levied Friday. Plus: Trump welcomes Hungary’s right-wing prime minister to the White House, issues on the 2020 campaign trail, Politics Monday with Tamara Keith and Amy Walter, a brutal regime of torture in Syria, a play that recreates life in a crowded refugee camp and the value of team sports.
On this edition for Sunday, May 12, rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Venezuelans fleeing crisis are seeking asylum in Texas, and a trip to the musical forest where wood for the famed Stradivarius instruments was sourced. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Saturday, May 11, more funding for the border as the U.S. takes rare steps to crack down on overcrowding and undocumented immigrants, Kurdish control in Syria is threatened by U.S. troop withdrawal, and a philanthropic group uses nontraditional methods to fight atrocities in Uganda. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
Thursday on the NewsHour, the occurrence of another school shooting intensifies the debate about safety in the classroom. Plus: IPO values for ride-share companies, why some sports stars shun President Trump, an interview with House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler about the standoff over the Mueller report, how the Netherlands is reducing waste and “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Broadway.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about his policies and 2020 campaign. Plus: The release of journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on persecution of the Rohingya, why prosecutors say the Mueller report indicates President Trump obstructed justice, unconventional ideas for funding college and rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
On this edition for Sunday, May 5, rocket attacks and airstrikes in a renewed Israel-Gaza conflict, the battle between the legislative and executive branches over the Mueller report, why an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to grow, and musician Joe Jackson celebrates his 40th anniversary tour. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Saturday, May 4, the standoff over transition of power in Venezuela continues, North Korea launches short range projectiles, the toll managing offensive content takes on Facebook moderators, and singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco reflects on her decades-long career and her new memoir. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
Thursday on the NewsHour, House Democrats threaten to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after he skips a scheduled hearing on the Mueller report. Plus: Sexual assault in the military, Uber's data-based business model, a film about children in Ukraine’s war zone, political upheaval in Baltimore, a book on Native American life and a brief but spectacular take on theater.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General William Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a hearing about the Mueller report that grew contentious at times. Plus: Analysis and political response to Barr’s Senate committee appearance, what’s next for Venezuela's opposition, a Facebook overhaul, at home with a congressional freshman and NASA’s plan to return to the moon.
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