President Obama announces executive action on gun control. Sen. Ted Cruz leads the GOP pack of presidential contenders in Iowa. And the government releases the latest employment numbers. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
Saudi Arabia has long been one of America's most important Middle East allies. But escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran complicate relationships with both nations. Saudi Arabia, Iran and the U.S.
President Obama meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey to discuss possible executive action on gun control. We discuss the president's potential moves and the ongoing debate over curbing U.S. gun violence.
U.S-led airstrikes target an ISIS offensive in Iraq. Saudi Arabia forms an alliance against terrorism. And the UN’s human rights chief says Burundi is on the cusp of civil war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
French authorities identify the third assailant in the Paris attacks. Negotiators work against a deadline on a global climate agreement. And in Venezuela the opposition wins control of Congress. A panel of journalists joins guest host Melissa Ross for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
The Supreme Court hears arguments for and against affirmative action. And on campuses across the country, students protest over racial bias continue. Join us to discuss diversity on campus and the ongoing struggle for inclusion, community and trust.
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