Friday News Roundup

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.

Friday News Roundup - International

December 13, 2013

After mounting protests, Ukraine’s president says he intends to sign a trade agreement with the E.U. World leaders. Thousands of South African citizens pay respects to the late Nelson Mandela. And Time magazine names Pope Francis its “Man of the Year.” A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

December 13, 2013

The House takes up a compromise budget deal. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before Congress on rising enrollment in health care plans. And the nation remembers the tragedy at Newtown, one year later. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

December 6, 2013

Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. Vice President Joe Biden urges restraint from China over an air space dispute. And former Ukraine presidents back ongoing protests over a rejected E.U. trade pact. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

December 6, 2013

Healthcare.gov sees an enrollment jump after repairs are made to the troubled website. Fast food workers across the country protest the federal minimum wage. And the Labor Department releases the November jobs report. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 22, 2013

The U.S. announces a tentative security deal with Afghanistan. Talks on Iran's nuclear program resume in Geneva. And a Beirut suicide bombing heightens fears Lebanon will be drawn into Syria's war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 22, 2013

President Barack Obama meets with insurance executives on fixing cancelled policies. Senate Republicans block the president's third judicial nominee in three weeks. And America marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 15, 2013

The White House warns Congress that new Iran sanctions could derail nuclear talks. Another top Pakistani militant is killed. And relief workers struggle to get supplies to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 15, 2013

Low enrollment in insurance exchanges spurs calls to change the health care law. Senate Republicans block another Obama court nominee. And congressional hearings begin on the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve. A panel of reporters join guest host Susan Page to discuss the week in news.

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