Friday News Roundup

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.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 8, 2013

Geneva talks on Syria stall as negotiators fail to agree on conditions. Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi goes on trial. And the European Central Bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a record low. Guest host Katty Kay and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top international stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 8, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius rejects calls to delay parts of the Affordable Care Act. The Senate votes on a bill to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. And the U.S. economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the third quarter. Guest host Katty Kay and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top national stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 1, 2013

International inspectors meet their deadline for ridding Syria of chemical weapons. The U.S. and European Union trade accusations on spying. And there are new concerns that Iraq could be sliding toward civil war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 1, 2013

Apologies from the Obama administration over rollout of the Affordable Care Act website. Congressional budget negotiators meet for the first time. And the deficit falls to the lowest level since 2008. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

October 25, 2013

Classified files show Pakistan secretly endorsed U.S. drone strikes. Saudi Arabia warns of a rift with the U.S. over Syria and Iran. And anger grows among European allies over alleged U.S. spying. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 25, 2013

Contractors testify on the Hill about problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act website. Same-sex marriage becomes legal in New Jersey. And President Barack Obama renews calls for Congress to pass immigration reform. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

October 18, 2013

Tom Gjelten of NPR, Nadia Bilbassy of Al Arabiya and James Kitfield of National Journal join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: the international reaction to Washington’s fiscal deal, Secretary of State John Kerry's latest statements on Syria and stepped up diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear program.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 18, 2013

Ron Elving of NPR, Susan Page of USA Today and David Leonhardt of The New York Times join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories, including: the deal to reopen the government and stave off a Treasury default, Obamacare roll-out glitches and Newark Mayor Cory Booker's Senate special election victory.

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