Wednesday on the NewsHour, the presidential candidates stump in Wisconsin and New York ahead of upcoming primaries. Also: A look at what’s driving Trump’s appeal, the past and future of U.S. policy in the Middle East, how a Colombian peace deal could impact the drug trade, the battle for conservation in Coachella Valley and decaying books tell the story of Slovakian Jews in the Holocaust. PBS NewsHour video news New York.
Today,March 30, 2016 the President Obama announced 61 new grants of commutation to individuals serving years in prison under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws. President Barack Obama ate lunch with formerly incarcerated individuals who have received commutations, and delivered remarks at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2016. White House video news USA.
Major League Baseball’s opening day is less than a week away. Rob Manfred completed his first year in January as the game’s 10th commissioner. Manfred saw the Kansas City Royals win their first World Series in 30 years, rejected slugger Pete Rose’s reinstatement bid and watched an MLB exhibition game in Cuba. Only on “CBS This Morning,” Manfred reflects on his first year as MLB commissioner, his decision to not reinstate Pete Rose and top issues facing the league ahead of the new season.CBS This Morning video news New York.