Friday News Roundup

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

January 31, 2014

President Barack Obama takes his State of the Union message on the road. The House approves the Farm Bill. And the Fed continues its stimulus cut as Ben Bernanke’s term ends.

Friday News Roundup - International

January 24, 2014

Syrian peace talks open in Switzerland with harsh exchanges from both sides. Political unrest in Ukraine turns deadly as authorities limit protests. And 13 men are arrested for a gang rape in Bengal, India.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

January 24, 2014

A federal review board says the NSA data collection program is illegal. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns the U.S. will reach its borrowing limit by the end of February. And Virginia’s attorney general announces he’ll fight the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Friday News Roundup - International

January 17, 2014

A Senate panel concludes the attack in Benghazi was preventable. Early vote tallies show Egyptians approve a new constitution. And the White House urges lawmakers to abandon a push for new sanctions on Iran. A panel of journalists join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

January 17, 2014

President Barack Obama is set to announce new guidelines for the National Security Agency. A budget deal moves ahead in Congress. And West Virginia residents grapple with a chemical spill. A panel of journalists join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

January 10, 2014

Al-Qaida takes control of two cities in Iraq. The first shipment of chemical weapons leaves Syria. And former NBA players make a controversial trip to North Korea. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

January 10, 2014

On the 50th anniversary of the “War on Poverty," both political parties focus on income inequality. The Supreme Court halts same sex marriage in Utah. And the latest job numbers. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

January 3, 2014

Russia arrests dozens after suicide bombings just weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics. Fighting in South Sudan escalates as negotiators gather in Ethiopia to forge a cease-fire agreement. And Secretary of State Kerry returns to Israel for Middle East peace talks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

December 20, 2013

Ukraine accepts Russia’s bailout offer. Fighting in Syria escalates ahead of the January peace conference. And the U.S. and Britain evacuate citizens from South Sudan as violence spreads.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

December 20, 2013

Presidential advisers recommend the NSA not be allowed to collect and store Americans’ phone data. The Senate approves a two-year budget deal. And outgoing Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says the stimulus program will gradually end next year.

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