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PBS NewsHour full episode Dec. 26, 2018

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump makes a surprise trip to visit troops in Iraq, marking his first time traveling to a war zone. Plus: A wild ride on Wall Street, where negotiations stand on the first full business day of the partial government shutdown, another migrant child dies in U.S. custody, crisis in the Catholic Church, the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8 and Now Read This.

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WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

How computerized trading exacerbates market volatility

News Wrap: White House says Powell, Mnuchin jobs are safe

Why Trump didn’t meet Iraqi officials during surprise visit

Why government shutdown negotiations are ‘at a standstill’

Why migrant detention centers can’t care for children

Can the Catholic Church recover from year of crisis?

Remembering Apollo 8, critical forerunner to moon landing

‘There Will Be No Miracles Here’ author Casey Gerald answers your questions