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Friday News Roundup - International

February 28, 2014

Rival protesters clash in Ukraine's Crimea region. Ongoing political violence in Venezuela leads to more than 50 deaths. And President Barack Obama warns Afghan President Hamid Karzai time is running out to finalize terms of a U.S. troop withdrawal. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

February 28, 2014

A new Pentagon budget scales back the Army to pre-World War II levels. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes a controversial anti-gay bill. And Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, announces his retirement. A panel of journalists join guest host Katty Kay to discuss the week in news.

The Crisis In Syria And The World’s Failed Response

February 26, 2014

The Syrian government steps up air strikes against civilians. The conflict there has already killed 140,000 people and displaced millions more. Diane and her guests discuss the crisis in Syria and the world’s failed response.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 21, 2014

The U.S. and European Union threaten Ukraine with sanctions as violence continues there. Venezuela expels three U.S. diplomats amid anti-government protests. And President Barack Obama attends the North American trade summit in Mexico. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

February 21, 2014

The Congressional Budget Office says a minimum-wage hike would boost incomes but cost jobs. Workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant vote against joining the United Auto Workers. And a Nebraska judge strikes down a state law allowing the Keystone XL pipeline. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Marwan Muasher: "The Second Arab Awakening"

Marwan Muasher: "The Second Arab Awakening"

February 20, 2014

Jordan’s former ambassador to the U-S explains why democracy has failed to take root in Egypt, Syria and Libya after the Arab Spring. How to build democracy in the Arab world.

The Safety Of Prescription Drugs Made Outside The U.S.

The Safety Of Prescription Drugs Made Outside The U.S.

February 20, 2014

Forty percent of prescription drugs consumed in the U.S. come from India. Now, the FDA is stepping up scrutiny of pharmaceutical firms there after concerns over quality. Diane and her guests discuss where our medicine is made and challenges of ensuring safety.

What A Proposed Cable Mega-Merger Might Mean For Consumers

What A Proposed Cable Mega-Merger Might Mean For Consumers

February 17, 2014

What a Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable could mean for consumers, content and the future of the Internet.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 14, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Asia for a diplomatic push on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. A new round of Syrian peace negotiations begin. And the U.N. warns of ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

February 14, 2014

The Obama administration delays the ACA employer mandate. Congress approves a debt-ceiling increase. And Comcast says it will buy Time Warner Cable. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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