New Hampshire Primary
U of I Engineering Prof Among ‘Genius’ Grant Winners09/17/14
The list of 21 recipients of genius grants from the MacArthur Foundation includes U of I Environmental Engineer Tami Bond, who looks at the effects of black carbon emissions on human health. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and other...
How N.H. Handles Juvenile Offenders
New Hampshire has joined forty other states in treating seventeen year old criminal offenders as juveniles rather than adults. Supporters say this...
Shields and Brooks on Obama as reluctant warrior, sacrificing...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on the president’s speech Shields and Brooks on Islamic State as ‘cancer,’ Crist’s campaign Marcus and Gerson on lessons from Ferguson, Islamic State threat JUDY WOODRUFF: A major...
Analysis of Tuesday's Primary Results
Voters went to the polls in five states yesterday: New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware. They were the final primaries before the November elections. Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown became the Republican nominee for...
Human Candidate Runs In N.H. Primary
David Montenegro made news in 2012 when he officially changed his name to Human. He's now a Democratic candidate in Tuesday's New Hampshire in a challenge to represent the 22nd District.
Behind Obama’s political calculation of stalling immigration reform
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhite House: Obama to delay action on immigration reform The cost of keeping undocumented minors in the U.S. On the front lines of care for undocumented children who cross the border JEFFREY BROWN: The...
Midterm Elections With 'Political Junkie' Ken Rudin
Ken Rudin is in New Hampshire, putting his seasoned eye on politics. And this year, with Republicans hoping to take the U.S. Senate and congressional...
News Wrap: Two men freed, 30 years after murder conviction
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Confirmation came today that a second American journalist has indeed been murdered by Islamic State militants in Syria. A video posted yesterday showed the beheading of Steven Sotloff. PRESIDENT BARACK...
New drug may ‘change the foundation’ for treating heart failure
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: As we reported yesterday, an experimental heart drug developed by the Swiss pharmaceutical company, Novartis, shows promising results. The new drug currently referred to by its codename L C Z 696 may...
New Hampshire Supreme Court Preserves School Choice
A challenge to New Hampshire's popular scholarship tax credit program for low-income families has been upheld by the state's highest court. Dick Komer of the Institute for Justice comments on the ruling.
Elections 2014: A Check-In On N.H.'s Republican Primaries
We’re checking in New Hampshire’s primary races, two weeks before voting day. GUESTS: Chris Galdieri - assistant professor of politics at Saint Anselm...
Wisconsin group wants to turn student borrowers into activists
Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSPoll: Student loan debt cripples graduate happiness Online university skips class to be more accessible Can online courses replace a campus education? GWEN IFILL: Now we continue this weeks series Rethinking College. As...
Online university skips class to be more accessible
Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: We turn now to a new series were calling Rethinking College. As the fall semester begins on campuses across the country, there are clouds on the horizon. Skyrocketing tuitions, crippling student debt, and an uncertain...
In New Hampshire, An Unexpected Tight Race For Senate
When talking competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. But the contest between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and likely opponent Scott Brown has become surprisingly close.
University Tackles Sexual Assault Before The Parties Start
Students entering the University of New Hampshire will be required to complete an online seminar about sexual assault and are urged to talk with their parents about it before arriving on campus.
After Foley murder, Islamic State group threatens to kill another...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: As family, friends and colleagues mourned the death of American journalist James Foley, President Obama today had strong words for the Sunni extremists who killed the reporter. RELATED LINKSJournalist Foley...
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Stories from this broadcast: Reflecting On The Life Of Executed New Hampshire Journalist Jim Foley; Wont You Be My Neighbor? The Transforming American Community; Marlborough Companys Exoskeleton Lets Some Paraplegics Walk Again; Sports With Bill...
Brooks and Marcus on police power in Ferguson, political change in Iraq
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: This week saw dramatic developments at home and abroad, with tensions rising in Missouri, in Iraq, and among politicians. RELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on Iraq reluctance, Nixon’s legacy Shields and...
The Bretton Woods Conference: History And Legacy
Signed in New Hampshire seventy years ago this summer, the Bretton Woods Agreement established the U.S. dollar as the new standard for global trade. We...
N.H.'s Economy: Back On Track?
Both at the national level and in New Hampshire, several signs suggest the economy is on the mend, with a stronger job market, firmer consumer...
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