On this edition for Saturday, July 20, NewsHour Weekend takes the show on the road to Houston, Texas, where we talk to NASA experts about the future of manned space travel, and look at how moon rocks collected decades ago continue unveiling new discoveries. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Johnson Space Center 50 years to the day that Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon.
Friday on the NewsHour, the confrontation between the U.S. and Iran escalates further. Plus: A conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, dealing with the extreme heat that is a byproduct of climate change, new frontiers of space, 2020 campaign updates, political analysis from Mark Shields and David Brooks and a new musical venture from one of the founders of The Black Keys.
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump holds an incendiary rally on the heels of his earlier attacks against four members of Congress. Plus: Former Sen. Jeff Flake on Trump's rhetoric and Republican support, a database reveals the true scope of the opioid crisis, the potential risks of FaceApp, moving the Smithsonian into the future, craft cannabis and the black experience in documentary film.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, as President Trump stands by his attacks against four congresswomen, a look at the painful history behind his words. Plus: A conversation about the administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, the troubled relationship between the U.S. and Turkey, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and remembering Justice John Paul Stevens.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, congressional Republicans and Democrats continue to disagree over President Trump's controversial tweets. Plus: Why federal prosecutors aren't bringing charges in the Eric Garner case, the struggle of Venezuelan refugees in Brazil, economic and political progress in Colombia, the newest novel from Colson Whitehead and fallout from the Puerto Rican governor's leaked texts.
Monday on the NewsHour, a political firestorm erupts after President Trump tweets racist messages about four women of color in the House of Representatives. Plus: Responses from both parties to the racist tweets, fear of looming ICE raids, an interview with a Huawei executive, black market marijuana in Colorado, the latest from 2020 Democrats and Politics Monday with Amy Walter and Tamara Keith.
On this edition for Sunday, July 14, we take the show on the road to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, home to the 2020 Democratic National Convention next July. We speak to some of the state's Democratic leadership about efforts to win Wisconsin and explore its dairy farm crisis. Also, ICE begins nationwide raids on undocumented immigrants. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Milwaukee.
On this edition for Saturday, July 13, Louisiana braces as Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall and briefly became a Category 1 hurricane, Vice President Mike Pence visits the border ahead of scheduled ICE raids, and our "Future of Food" series looks at cell-based meat grown solely in a laboratory. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
Friday on the NewsHour, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid furor over his prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes in 2008. Plus: Tropical Storm Barry threatens New Orleans with flooding, how legal marijuana is confronting challenges of racial inequity, the ideological divide within the Democratic party, political analysis with Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru and folk legend Joan Baez.
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump announces he's ending his legal battle to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census. Plus: An interview with the head of Veterans Affairs, the competitive business of growing marijuana, Rep. Debbie Lesko on the shortage of female Republicans in Congress, how a comic writer addresses reality and a singer on finding identity through music.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta publicly addresses his role in the controversial 2008 prosecution of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Plus: The British ambassador to the U.S. resigns, how marijuana affects the brain, the U.S. women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup victory, making baseball safer for fans and getting energy out of buildings.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, new charges against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein renew attention to the problem of child sex trafficking in the U.S. Plus: A critical legal challenge to Obamacare, preparing for a devastating earthquake, the wave of states legalizing marijuana, remembering Ross Perot and how a view of the ancient Acropolis has sparked a present-day legal battle.
Monday on the NewsHour, how residents of Southern California are coping with earthquake aftermath. Plus: The sex crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein, an Obama official weighs in on U.S. border detention centers, the latest from the 2020 campaign trail, Politics Monday with Tamara Keith and Amy Walter, the 'complex' truth of the Apollo 11 mission and a housing shortage that connects generations.
On this edition for Sunday, July 7, new threats to nuclear limits as Iran announces plans to increase uranium enrichment, the rise of ant-Semitism in France, and a look at why the owners of a famous Utah restaurant are stepping up to protect a national monument. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
On this edition for Saturday, July 6, major earthquakes rock Southern California as residents brace for aftershocks, how the privatization of weather data is raising concerns and Uganda's Wakaliwood is getting attention from the world of cinema. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
Friday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration is still fighting for a citizenship question in the 2020 census. Plus: Sudan's military and pro-democracy movement make a deal, did the president's July 4 celebration politicize the military, the surging cost of insulin pushes Americans to buy it in Canada, political analysis from David Brooks and Karen Tumulty and a documentary on Toni Morrison.
Thursday on the NewsHour, the United States celebrates its birthday with pomp and presidential campaigning. Plus: Analysis of President Trump's unprecedented July 4th military display, why national economic data can mask underlying problems, a book about why there's so much hatred in contemporary politics and how to get past it and an update on President Trump's speech at the National Mall.
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump rejects a federal judge's ruling that asylum-seekers can't be held in detention indefinitely. Plus: Why Libya is a "living hell" for sub-Saharan migrants, a Navy SEAL is acquitted of murder, prosecuting women for harm to their fetuses, the 2020 battle for the Senate, Boeing's ongoing struggle to fix a flawed jet and processing wildfire trauma on paper.
Tuesday on the NewsHour, national outcry over conditions in U.S. migrant detention centers continues with protests. Plus: Rep. Joaquin Castro on improving detention center conditions, what's next for Hong Kong after protests, trying to increase racial diversity in New York's top high schools, a World Cup update, a book about A Tribe Called Quest and a kids' story hour that promotes acceptance.
Monday on the NewsHour, demonstrators in Hong Kong storm government buildings to protest the city's chief executive and her relationship with China. Plus: Iran says it has exceeded nuclear limits, President Trump and autocrats, racist post-debate attacks on Kamala Harris, Politics Monday, improving education in South Africa, what to read this summer and explaining difficult truths to children.
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