Friday News Roundup

Friday News Roundup - International

September 27, 2013

Michael Hirsh of National Journal, Paul Danahar of BBC amd Hisham Melham of Al-Arabiya join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: the international debut of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N., key Syrian rebel groups join forces with an al-Qaida affiliate and the attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 27, 2013

Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post, Todd Purdum of Politico and Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories, including: a new House plan to avert a government shutdown, Treasury's warning that the debt ceiling limit will be reached by Oct. 17 and prices are set for the new federally-run health care marketplaces.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 20, 2013

James Kitfield of National Journal, Susan Glasser of Politico and Bruce Auster of NPR join guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: The Obama administration's preparations for high-level meetings with Iran’s new president. Russia's objections to the U.N. report on Syria's chemical weapons. And Brazil’s president calling off her visit to the U.S.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 20, 2013

Jerry Seib of the Wall Street Journal, Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post and John Stanton of BuzzFeed join guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top national news stories, including: The aftermath of the shooting at the Navy Yard. The Fed's unexpected decision to stick with its stimulus program. And House Republicans again try to defund the health care law

Friday News Roundup - International

September 13, 2013

The U.S. and Russia work on a deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons. A satellite image suggests North Korea is restarting a plutonium reactor. And an Indian judge sentenced four men to death for raping and killing a student. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 13, 2013

President Barack Obama hits the pause button on Syrian airstrikes. Debate among House Republicans delays a vote on government spending. And Colorado voters recall two senators who support gun control. A panel of journalists join guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 6, 2013

Debate over Syria dominates the G-20 summit in Russia. Egypt’s interior minister survives a car bombing. And Brazil and Mexico demand an explanation of alleged U.S. spying. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 6, 2013

President Barack Obama seeks support for military strikes in Syria. The White House steps up its public relations campaign for health care enrollment. And the latest unemployment numbers. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 30, 2013

A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for our Friday News Roundup of the week's top international stories, including: Syrian President Bashar Assad's reaction to the threat of Western action, rising militancy in Egypt's Sinai and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's meeting with Asian leaders over South China Sea tensions.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 30, 2013

A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for our Friday News Roundup of the week's top national stories, including: congressional reaction to the possibility of military strikes on Syria, House Speaker John Boehner's expectation of a fight over raising the debt limit and Army Maj. Nidal Hasan's death sentence.

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