Politics

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.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 7, 2014

The U.S. agrees to limit drone strikes in Pakistan. A U.N. panel criticizes the Vatican over child sex abuse. And the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi. A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

February 7, 2014

The Farm Bill passes Congress after a two-year stand-off. CVS says it will stop selling tobacco products this fall. And the Labor Department releases its January jobs report. A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news.

Security And Human Rights At The Sochi Winter Olympics

Security And Human Rights At The Sochi Winter Olympics

February 6, 2014

The Winter Olympics begin Friday in Sochi. While Russia hopes to showcase the country’s power and beauty, the games also highlight problems like the threat of terrorism, corruption and anti-gay laws.

Geoff Dyer: "The Contest Of The Century"

Geoff Dyer: "The Contest Of The Century"

February 5, 2014

For years, China has been driven by one thing: growing its economy. Now the country looks to translate its economic might into global influence. In “The Contest of the Century,” journalist Geoff Dyer describes China’s push into international politics and explains why the United States is in a strong position to come out on top.

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

February 5, 2014

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez joins Diane to talk about President Barack Obama's agenda to reduce income inequality, increase the minimum wage and recruit big business to hire the long-term unemployed.

The State Department's Report On The Keystone XL Pipeline

February 3, 2014

The State Department released its environmental analysis of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. President Barack Obama has said he will make his decision based on the pipeline’s impact on climate change. Diane and her guests discuss what’s in the report and how it might influence the president's decision.

Friday News Roundup - International

January 31, 2014

Ukraine's prime minister and cabinet both amid continued unrest. The trial of former President Mohamed Morsi begins in Egypt. And Syria talks wind down in Switzerland.

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