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Episode #11038

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

ISLAMIC STATE MILITANT GROUP TACTICS - As new details emerge surrounding the death of American journalist James Foley, from ransom requests to a failed rescue mission, questions arise regarding the brutal tactics of the Islamic State militant group. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Karen DeYoung, senior national security correspondent for the Washington Post.
BANK OF AMERICA - Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling risky mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. Hari Sreenivasan analyzes the agreement with Dennis Kelleher, the president and CEO of Better Markets Inc., a nonprofit that promotes the public interest in the US and global financial markets, and Lynn Stout, a professor of corporate and business law at Cornell University Law School.
MCDONNELL - Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell took the stand today for the second time in his public corruption trial. Judy Woodruff sits down with the Washington Post's Rosalind Helderman to examine McDonnell's testimony. MIDEAST - Three senior Hamas military commanders have been killed by Israeli air strikes. Thousands marched through the streets of Gaza today in their funeral procession. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the ongoing conflict with Josef Federman of the Associated Press.
EBOLA - The two Americans being treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital have been discharged. Both were treated with an experimental drug while in Liberia, but the Emory team has said the drug's role in their recovery is still unknown.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11037

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

FOLEY - President Obama condemned the killers of American journalist James Foley in a press conference today, saying the world is appalled by his brutal murder. Foley was kidnapped in Syria in 2012. He was beheaded yesterday by members of the Islamic State militant group. The Islamic State group released a video of the beheading, which they titled "A Message to America." Gwen Ifill sits down with Charles Sennott, co-founder of Global Post, an online news service Foley was freelancing for at the time of his abduction.
IRAQ - Provinces along the Syria-Iraq border have been overwhelmed by thousands of refugees who are fleeing the Islamic State group. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner, who is on assignment in Iraq, reports on their plight.
FERGUSON - Attorney general Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson today to review the federal investigation of the Michael Brown shooting. PBS NewsHour spoke with members of the Ferguson community about their reactions to the shooting and its aftermath.
FACTORY MAN - In Galax, Virginia, a local furniture maker fought to save hundreds of American manufacturing jobs in an age when many factories have closed their doors and moved production overseas. Jeffrey Brown has the story.
ARCTIC THAW - Scientists who have been tracking Arctic thawing for decades, have seen a dramatic increase in thawing since the turn of the 21st century. Judy Woodruff discusses the thawing and its potential impact with NASA program scientist Thomas Wagner.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11036

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

FERGUSON - Unrest continues to grip Ferguson, Missouri as the National Guard struggles to help restore order. Meanwhile, a new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center has found a stark racial divide in reactions to the Michael Brown shooting and the ongoing protests and violence in Ferguson. Judy Woodruff explores multiple perspectives on the situation with Yamiche Alcindor, a USA Today reporter who is on the ground in Ferguson, Carroll Doherty, the director of political research at the Pew Research Center, Gil Alba, a former detective for the New York City Police Department, and Ronald Hampton, a former community relations officer for the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department.
EBOLA - The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to rise, and concern about the strain the epidemic is placing on local resources is growing. The head of Doctors Without Borders has said that the threat of Ebola has also threatened access to basic health care for many people in West Africa. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Dr. Joanne Liu, the international president of Doctors Without Borders, to discuss the outbreak and its impact.
INDONESIA: SHARIA LAW - In the years after a devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami, one region of Indonesia has embraced Sharia law. Special correspondent Kira Kay reports from Aceh about the laws in that province and their impact on local life.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11035

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

FERGUSON - The National Guard has been deployed to Ferguson, Missouri in the latest effort to quell the violence and unrest that erupted following the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer. The results of a privately conducted autopsy, released today by the attorneys for Brown's family, reveal that the 18-year-old was shot six times. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Yamiche Alcindor, a USA Today reporter who is on the ground in Ferguson. She then discusses the impact on the community with former Ferguson Mayor Brian Fletcher and State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal. EBOLA - Angry Liberian residents stormed an Ebola quarantine center in Monrovia Saturday night. Some charged that those sent to the center had received little care, others believed the Ebola outbreak to be a "hoax." Jeffrey Brown sits down with John Moore, a photographer for Getty Images who has been documenting the outbreak in Monrovia, and witnessed the attack.
IRAQ - This weekend there were conflicting reports over who was in full control of the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq. The facility was captured by the Islamic State group earlier this month, but Iraqi government troops and Kurdish military forces have attempted to retake it, with U.S. support. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner is on assignment in Iraq. She reports on the latest developments in the region.
TEACHER LED SCHOOLS - At a school in Boston, teachers have taken charge. Issues such as curriculum, budget and hiring are decided by consensus rather than a principal. John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television has the story.
HUNGER IN AMERICA - A new report on hunger in the United States, released today by the nonprofit Feeding America, paints a grim picture. Jeffrey Brown is joined by Deborah Flateman, president and CEO of the Maryland Food Bank and a member of Feeding America's board, to examine the study's findings.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11034

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

COMMUNITY POLICE - After several nights of violent protests, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon put the state highway patrol in charge of security in Ferguson yesterday. The move eased tensions and resulted in a night of calm. The difference in atmosphere from one night to the next has raised questions about the effects of racial inequities in police forces nationwide. Jeffrey Brown explores this topic.
BROOKS AND MARCUS - Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post and David Brooks of the New York Times analyze this week's top stories.
PANAMA CANAL - The Panama Canal first opened 100 years ago today. The completion of the project helped grow the US economy and transform global trade. Gwen Ifill examines the waterway's history, and its lasting impact.
SOUTH SUDAN - 8 months of fighting in the troubled new nation of South Sudan have forced over one million people from their homes. This week, members of the UN Security Council visited the country for a firsthand look at conditions in the UN camps that house some of the displaced individuals. Journalist Nick Harper, on assignment for the NewsHour, shares an on the ground report from the city of Malakal.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11033

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

FERGUSON LOCAL - Protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri continued today. Police have used stun grenades and tear gas to confront protesters, who they say have turned violent. Judy Woodruff reports.
ARMING POLICE - Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Matt Apuzzo of the New York Times to discuss the militarization of the police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
FERGUSON NATIONAL - Images of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri are spreading via social media and the web, capturing the nation's attention. President Obama and others have addressed the situation today, condemning the use of violence and excessive force, and criticizing the Ferguson Police Force for violating the first amendment rights of protesters and journalists. Gwen Ifill examines the country's reaction to the ongoing conflict. < br>IRAQ - President Obama confirmed today that the crisis facing Yazidi refugees in Northern Iraq has greatly eased, due in part to US air strikes. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner analyzes the latest developments in advance of her trip to the troubled region.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11032

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

NEW REVELATIONS FROM SNOWDEN - A profile of NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden in "Wired" Magazine contains new revelations about the US government's top-secret surveillance programs. Gwen Ifill speaks with James Bamford, journalist and "Wired" contributor, about his extensive interview with Edward Snowden for the magazine.
HEALTH CARE UPDATE - The Department of Health and Human Services is warning over 300,000 consumers who bought health insurance through the federal insurance exchanges that their coverage will be dropped unless they can document their citizenship or immigration status. Judy Woodruff examines potential new complications with the healthcare law and insurance coverage.
FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN & PAKISTAN - Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Warner sits down with James Dobbins, who just stepped down as the US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, to speak about the future of the region. < br>LAUREN BACALL - Award-winning Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall passed away yesterday at the age of 89. Jeff Brown has our look at her work and life.
DRINKING WATER - Recent contamination of drinking water in Toledo, Ohio and in Western Virginia is calling new attention to concerns over supply and protection. Hari Sreenivasan speaks about the state of our drinking water with David Beckman, executive director of the Pisces Foundation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11031

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

EBOLA - An ethics panel of the World Health Organization has approved the use of untested drugs to treat Ebola. However, manufacturers are saying that they have exhausted their supplies of the medicine. Judy Woodruff discusses the situation with Lawrence Gostin, director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University and Jonathan D. Moreno, a professor medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania.
IRAQ - The US has again struck Islamic State fighters in Northern Iraq, it is also continuing to air drop humanitarian aid to trapped Yazidi refugees. One overloaded aid helicopter crashed today, killing the pilot and injuring passengers, including a New York Times journalist and photographer, as well as a Yazidi member of parliament. Gwen Ifill has the story.
ST. LOUIS - Protests and riots continue in Ferguson, Missouri, as outrage persists over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer Saturday. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Jim Salter of the Associated Press in St. Louis.
ROBIN WILLIAMS - The Marin County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Robin Williams committed suicide. News of the Academy Award winning actor's death broke yesterday evening and led to an outpouring of shock and grief from fans, friends and family. Williams is remembered for his comedic genius, as well as his dramatic acting roles.
FLORIDA CONGRESSIONAL MAP - Yesterday the Florida state legislature approved new maps for congressional districts after a federal judge last month ordered them redrawn to be fairer. Gwen Ifill is joined by NewsHour's political editor, Domenico Montanaro, to analyze Florida's new maps, as well as the national issue of redistricting.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11030

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

IRAQ - After months of political deadlock in Iraq, president Fouad Massoum has nominated deputy parliament speaker Haider al-Abadi to become the country's new prime minister. Gwen Ifill debriefs with Brett McGurk, the deputy assistant secretary for Iraq and Iran in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the US Department of State. She is then joined by former US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, and senior director for the Middle East and North Africa at the National Endowment for Democracy, Laith Kubba.
SOMALIA - Judy Woodruff sits down with Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to discuss his efforts to end decades of violence, chaos and poverty in his country, and to combat the al-Qaeda linked, al-Shabaab militant group.
ST. LOUIS SHOOTING - The killing of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has triggered riots, looting and chaos in the St. Louis suburb. Jeffrey Brown examines the shooting and its aftermath with Sherrilyn Ifill, Gwen Ifill's cousin and the president of the NAACP's legal defense fund, and Greg Meyer, a former LAPD captain who has written on and testified in multiple "use-of-force" cases around the nation.
NEWSPAPERS - More and more media giants are shedding print altogether in favor of broadcast and web content. Gannett, the company that owns USA Today among other publications, is the latest to spin-off its print operations. It follows closely on the heels of the Tribune Company and others. Ken Doctor, who covers the transformation of media for his website newsonomics.com, and in his column for the Nieman Journalism Lab analyzes this trend.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11029

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

IRAQ STRIKES - US airstrikes hit Iraq today for the first time since American troops departed in late 2011. The strikes were launched in response to Islamist militants' advance in the north, which has forced religious minority groups to flee. The US has also commenced air drops of humanitarian aid to these refugees. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the situation.
MARKET BASKET - Employees and customers alike have been drawn into a family feud between the owners of Market Basket, a New England grocery store chain. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting on "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
SHIELDS & BROOKS - Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and the New York Times' David Brooks analyze this week's top stories.
FREEDOM SCHOOLS - It has been 50 years since Freedom Summer galvanized the Civil Rights Movement by registering voters in Mississippi. There was also a focus on the next generation among the movement's college age volunteers. They created a network of "Freedom Schools" to teach children the value of their own history. This summer, these schools are being re-created to teach the history of civil rights to young people today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11028

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

TRAPPED - Militants have seized control of the largest Christian city in Iraq, and President Obama is considering air strikes. The White House is also considering bringing humanitarian aid to trapped refugees by air drop.
RUSSIA RETALIATES - Russia has banned the import of most food stuffs from the US and the European Union in retaliation for sanctions imposed by those nations over Russia's support of Ukrainian rebels. Chief foreign affairs correspondent, Margaret Warner analyzes the situation.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT - As the inmate population in US prisons continues to grow, and issues such as crowding and poor conditions surface, some are calling for the US to re-examine the way its criminal justice system works. Jeffrey Brown sits down with former Florida attorney general Bill McCollum, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson, and director of the Center for Criminal Justice Reform Pat Nolan to hear three perspectives on this issue. < br>NIXON RESIGNATION - Friday marks the 40th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Judy Woodruff discusses Nixon's resignation and his presidency with former senior Nixon advisor Pat Buchanan, Yale University history professor Beverly Gage, presidential historian and former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum Timothy Naftali, and Luke Nichter, co-author of "The Nixon Tapes," an edited and annotated compilation of the President's recorded conversations.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11027

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

EBOLA - The death toll from the Ebola outbreak continues to rise, and the World Health Organization has called for discussions on using experimental drugs. Judy Woodruff has the latest update.
HOLES IN THE NET - The New York Times has reported that Russian hackers stole more than one billion usernames and passwords. Gwen Ifill examines the potential consequences of the breach.
COSMIC JOURNEY - After 10 years, the European Rosetta spacecraft has finally reached its destination- a comet billions of miles away. Hari Sreenivasan debriefs with the European Space Agency.
EARTHQUAKE SCIENCE - In California, scientists and engineers are testing a system called "Shake Alert," which uses a network of seismic sensors to detect earthquakes before they hit. The NewsHour's Cat Wise has the story. < br>THE WAR TO END ALL WARS - What was the legacy of World War I on the world we live in today? Jeffrey Brown sits down with three individuals who have written extensively about the Great War. Oxford University professor Margaret MacMillan is the author of "The War that Ended Peace: the Road to 1914." University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer is the author of "The Tragedy of Great Power Politics." Jack Beatty is the senior editor of The Atlantic and the author of "The Lost History of 1914: Reconsidering the Year the Great War Began."

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11026

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASE-FIRE - The 72 hour cease fire that took effect today is still holding and Israel is withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza. Judy Woodruff debriefs with Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.
US-AFRICA SUMMIT - President Obama has announced billions of dollars in new public and private US investment during the second day of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. American companies plan to invest in industries including construction to banking, as well as in clean energy initiatives. Gwen Ifill is joined by Christopher Fomunyoh, the senior associate and regional director for Central and West Africa at the National Democratic Institute, and Torek Farhadi, a senior adviser at the International Trade Centre to analyze these developments.
INVESTING IN WOMEN - A new investment fund is betting on women leaders. Economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his on-going reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
CULTURE OF VIOLENCE - The Justice department has found that New York City's Rikers Island is an unsafe prison for teenage inmates due to a deep-seated culture of violence against juveniles. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Benjamin Weiser of the New York Times. < br>SCREAMING EAGLE OF THE SOUL - What does it take to be an up and coming singer-songwriter at the age of 65? Jeffrey Brown sits down with Charles Bradley to find out.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11025

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

TOLEDO WATER - The mayor of Toledo lifted a ban on drinking tap water Monday morning. The ban was put in place over the weekend after officials discovered unsafe levels of toxins at a treatment plant, a likely result of algae blooms in Lake Erie. Gwen Ifill has the story. US-AFRICA SUMMIT - Nearly 50 heads of state and many other officials are attending the first US-African summit in Washington, DC this week. Judy Woodruff sits down with former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and US secretary of commerce Penny Pritzker to discuss Africa's promise and troubles.
EBOLA--GROUND ZERO - The deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in West Africa. Gwen Ifill debriefs with journalist Jeffrey Stern.
WORLD WAR I 100TH ANNIVERSARY - 100 years after the start of World War I, we commemorate the soldiers who fought in the "war to end all wars."
REMEMBERING JAMES BRADY - The White House announced today that former White House press secretary James Brady, who was severely wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11024

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

ISRAEL - HAMAS - Another cease fire attempt has failed as fighting between Israel and Hamas continues to escalate. Israeli forces have moved deeper into Gaza in search of one of their soldiers who was apparently captured by Hamas. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner has an update on the latest developments.
EBOLA - The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than health workers' efforts to contain it. Two Americans infected with the virus are being transported to Atlanta where they will be treated in a specially equipped isolation unit at Emory University Hospital. Hari Sreenivasan debriefs with the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden.
JOBS NUMBERS - July has been the sixth straight month of steady job gains, a fact economists are largely interpreting as a sign of steady recovery. However, the limits of the labor market are still very apparent. NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story as part of his ongoing reporting "Making Sen$e" of financial news.
CALIFORNIA DROUGHT - As California continues to grapple with severe drought, the debate about conservation has moved from surface water to underground sources. NewsHour special correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the situation.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS - Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and the New York Times' David Brooks analyze this week's top stories.
NFL - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - As the National Football League prepares to kick off its preseason, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has publicly apologized for a domestic abuse incident that led to a two game suspension and fine by the league. Jeffrey Brown sits down with sports columnist Christine Brennan to discuss the incident and its aftermath.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

Episode #11023

KQED World: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER - US attorney general Eric Holder discusses the border crisis, death penalty reforms, prison sentencing and more in an exclusive interview with Gwen Ifill.
IMMIGRATION - Federal agencies tasked with handling the surge of migrant children flooding across the US border say they will run out of money by mid-August if nothing is done before lawmakers leave for a five week recess. NewsHour Capitol Hill producer Quinn Bowman reports.
SEXUAL ASSAULTS - New legislation aimed at improving the way colleges deal with sexual assaults has gained bipartisan support. However, it has been met with criticism by some in the world of higher education. Hari Sreenivasan explores the other side of the argument.
ISRAEL-HAMAS - LAWS OF WAR - The UN's human rights commissioner has accused both Israel and Hamas of war crimes following the shelling of a UN school being used to house refugees. Judy Woodruff debriefs with retired military men Gary Solis, now an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and Geoffrey Corn, who now teaches at South Texas College of Law.
RECOVERY IN LYONS - The people of a small town in Colorado are rebuilding their community following devastating floods last year. Jeffrey Brown has the story.

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