Friday News Roundup

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.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 23, 2013

Suspicions of a large-scale chemical attack in Syria. A court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak transferred to house arrest. And the trial of a former communist party heavyweight in China. A panel of journalists review the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 23, 2013

A secret national security court ruling says the NSA violated the U.S. Constitution. President Barack Obama promotes a new plan to make colleges more affordable. And the Army private responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history is sentenced to 35 years. A panel of journalists discuss the week's national headlines.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 16, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood pledges to bring down military rule as Egypt's death toll climbs. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resume in Jerusalem. And Secretary of State John Kerry faces questions about NSA spying on his visit to South America.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 16, 2013

The Justice Department sues to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. North Carolina adopts a new voter ID law. And a judge rejects New York City’s "stop and frisk" policy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top domestic headlines.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 9, 2013

President Barack Obama cancels talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yemen claims it foiled a terror plot. And the U.S. extends embassy closures in the Middle East and North Africa. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 9, 2013

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post. Americans react to a worldwide terror threat. And defense attorneys say the Fort Hood shooter wants the death penalty. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 2, 2013

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including Edward Snowden's temporary asylum in Russia; Egypt’s break up of pro-Morsi sit-ins; and Secretary of State John Kerry's nine-month goal for Mideast peace talks.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 2, 2013

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories, including more revelations over NSA surveillance programs; July unemployment numbers; and what Congress managed to accomplish before its summer recess.

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