Thursday on the NewsHour, the new Congress takes office amid a parade of political pageantry and posturing. Also: Global economic uncertainty causes market volatility, China lands a probe on the far side of the moon, an American is detained in Russia on allegations of spying, the appeal of socialism, modern fashion for Muslim women and a brief but spectacular take on forgiving someone you love.
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WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS:
New Congress takes office on ‘extraordinary’ day in D.C.
News Wrap: Slowing iPhone sales in China drive market plunge
A ‘veil of uncertainty’ is causing global market volatility
What China hopes to gain from unprecedented lunar mission
Former CIA officer: Whelan doesn’t fit the profile of a spy
Could socialist policies give American women better lives?
The creative new frontier of Muslim women’s fashion
Writer Ashley Ford on the letters that built her self esteem
3 things held up by the government shutdown