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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 26, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder announces his resignation. Pressure mounts on Congress to pass a new authorization for strikes against ISIS. And a White House breach prompts a review of Secret Service protocol. A panel of journalists joins Diane to discuss the week's top news.

Soda Companies, Artificial Sweeteners And The Fight Against Obesity

September 25, 2014

The three largest soda companies pledged to cut the number of calories in their sugary drinks. The announcement comes as the rate of diabetes is leveling off. But there are new concerns about artificial sweeteners. Diane and her guests discuss the latest on the fight against obesity.

Debate Over The NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status

Debate Over The NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status

September 24, 2014

The NFL is considered a nonprofit organization and pays no federal income taxes. But recent controversies are prompting new questions about that exception. Diane and her guests review the debate over the NFL's tax benefits.

The State Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Challenges Of Achieving Global Unity On Climate Action

September 23, 2014

Scientists report global greenhouse gas emissions spiked to record levels in 2013. Diane and her guests discuss the state of climate change and growing pressure on world leaders to take action.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 19, 2014

Lawmakers vote on President Barack Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS. New concerns surface over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. And a fourth player is suspended by the NFL over family violence.

Todd Moss: "The Golden Hour"

Todd Moss: "The Golden Hour"

September 16, 2014

Six years ago, Todd Moss was dispatched to Mauritania to reverse a coup. Now the former top U.S. diplomat to Africa has turned his experiences into a new political thriller. An insider’s look at the inner workings of Washington and foreign policymaking.

The U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Contain The Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

The U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Contain The Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

September 16, 2014

President Barack Obama is stepping up US efforts to treat Ebola victims and contain its spread in West Africa. Addressing the medical, social and political threats posed by the widening epidemic.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

September 12, 2014

President Obama authorizes American airstrikes in Syria to fight ISIS. The U.S. and Europe back new economic sanctions against Russia. And Britain's prime minister urges Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 12, 2014

The nation reacts to President Barack Obama’s plan to defeat ISIS. House Republicans outline a spending plan to avoid a government shutdown. And the NFL comes under fire for its handling of the Ray Rice assault video. A panel of journalists joins Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Ken Burns: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"

Ken Burns: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"

September 11, 2014

The latest documentary by Emmy-award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the interconnected lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Ken Burns on the Roosevelt family and their lasting influence on America.

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