Friday News Roundup

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

May 16, 2014

Ukrainian officials open peace talks without including rebel leaders. Voters in India elect a new government. And American drones aid the search for the missing Nigerian girls. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 16, 2014

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before Congress on treatment delays at health clinics. The FCC votes on a net neutrality proposal. And more state high courts rule in favor of gay marriage. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 9, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin's vow to pull back troops from its border with Ukraine is met with skepticism. Syrian rebels give up a key city in the three-year conflict. And in South Sudan, the government agrees to suspend attacks on militants. A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 9, 2014

Releasing a report on climate change, President Barack Obama says "this is not some distant problem of the future." The House forms a panel to investigate the 2012 attacks in Benghazi. And Monica Lewinsky speaks out in a story in Vanity Fair. A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts to discuss the week in news.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

May 2, 2014

Pro-Russian militants extend their reach in eastern Ukraine. Iraqis turn out for their first nationwide elections since the U.S. troop withdrawal. And Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is questioned over his alleged role in a decades-old IRA slaying. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 2, 2014

Senate Republicans block a vote to increase the federal minimum wage, and the Department of Labor releases its April jobs report. A panel of journalists joins Diane to discuss this week's top US news.

Friday News Roundup - International

April 25, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns Ukraine over pro-Russian militant deaths. Rival Palestinian factions announce plans to unify. And President Barack Obama begins a four-nation trip to Asia. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

April 25, 2014

The Friday News Roundup: The Supreme Court upholds a Michigan law banning affirmative action. The FCC announces plans for new net-neutrality rules. And Georgia’s governor signs an expansive gun-carry law.

Friday News Roundup - International

April 18, 2014

Ukraine's interim government struggles to rein in pro-Russian militants. China's economic growth slows. And al Qaida's leader in Yemen vows to attack the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

April 18, 2014

President Obama and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spar over immigration reform. And the New York Police Department drops a Muslim surveillance program. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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