Florida's acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review showed Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Bill Nelson separated by just a few thousand votes.
In the tally of death and destruction from California's Camp fire, officials confirm that 56 people died, 130 are missing and 8,800 homes have been destroyed in the town of Paradise. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Chico, California, where a Walmart parking lot is now home to hundreds of evacuees who are left with […]
In our news wrap Thursday, a pre-winter storm spread across the Eastern U.S., leaving six people dead and causing mass power outages. Also, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi insisted that she has the votes to become speaker come January, dismissing claims that some Democrats could block her.
The Food and Drug Administration moved to ban sales of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars while announcing new guidelines for retailers selling flavored e-cigarettes in order to curb the rise in underage smoking and vaping. The ban is the biggest tobacco measure taken by the FDA in nearly a decade. Amna Nawaz interviews FDA commissioner […]
Most of Florida's 67 counties finished machine vote recounts for the Senate and governor's races before Thursday’s deadline. The Senate race will go to a further recount by hand because Republican Gov. Rick Scott has a razor-thin lead over Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. The NewsHour’s Dan Bush joins Judy Woodruff for an update.
In Yemen, 10,000 are estimated to have been killed in the war that's been raging for three and a half years. But millions are suffering from an acute hunger crisis and the United Nations warns that Yemen is on the brink of famine. David Beasley of the World Food Programme joins Nick Schifrin to describe […]