Protestors lay down in Grand Central Station during a protest on December 3, 2014 after a grand jury decided not to charge a white police officer in the choking death of Eric Garner, a black man, days after a similar decision sparked renewed unrest in Missouri. Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by New York police Officer Daniel Pantaleo while being arrested on suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes in Staten Island.

Protestors lay down in Grand Central Station during a protest on December 3, 2014 after a grand jury decided not to charge a white police officer in the choking death of Eric Garner, a black man, days after a similar decision sparked renewed unrest in Missouri. Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by New York police Officer Daniel Pantaleo while being arrested on suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes in Staten Island.

The U.S. economy added more jobs in 2014 than any year since the 1990s, according to latest numbers. A New York grand jury’s decision not to bring charges in the choking death of Eric Garner spurs another night of protests nationwide. A Federal probe into the Cleveland police department finds a pattern of excessive force against civilians. Seventeen states, led by Texas, file a federal lawsuit to block president Obama’s immigration order. The Supreme Court hears a landmark pregnancy discrimination case. And Ashton Carter is set to be the next Secretary of Defense. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.

Guests

  • Margaret Talev White House correspondent, Bloomberg.
  • Jeff Mason White House correspondent, Reuters.
  • Nia-Malika Henderson National politics reporter for The Washington Post.

Video: What's Next For Eric Garner's Case?

After a grand jury failed to indict the officers involved in the choking death of Eric Garner, our panel takes a look at what we can expect from police behavior, protests and a federal investigation.

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Video: Can Police Body Cameras Make A Difference?

As President Barack Obama calls for $75 million to fund 50,000 body cameras for police departments across the country, our panel takes a look at the arguments for and against the devices.

 

From The Blog: What Happens To Eric Garner's Case Now?

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More than 220 people were arrested overnight in protests in New York City, the second such night of protests after a grand jury did not indict the officers involved in the choking death of Eric Garner.

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