News Wrap: University students in China sent home after weekend protests

Judy Woodruff:

The NATO chief also reaffirmed a commitment to have Ukraine join the alliance, but gave no timetable.

Israeli-Palestinian violence surged again today, with five Palestinians killed across the occupied West Bank. In one case, Israeli forces shot dead a man who rammed his car into a soldier. Clashes have sharply escalated this year, with more than 140 Palestinians and 31 Israelis killed.

At soccer’s World Cup, the U.S. won a politically charged match with Iran 1-0 to advance to the next round. The Americans scored their goal in the first half, and then staved off repeated close calls in the second. They play the Netherlands on Saturday.

We will get much more on this later in the program.

Here at home, the city of Houston lifted a boil water notice for more than two million residents. The notice was issued Sunday after a power outage shut down a treatment plant. Officials say that testing now shows that the water is safe to drink again.

On Wall Street, stocks mostly searched for direction. The Dow Jones industrial average gained just three points to close it 33852 the Nasdaq fell 65 points. The S&P 500 slipped six.

And a passing of note. Democratic Congressman Donald McEachin of Virginia has died after a decade-long battle with cancer. He had been reelected to a fourth term earlier this month in a district that included part of Richmond. Donald McEachin was 61 years old.

Still to come on the “NewsHour”: Arizona’s certification of election results is delayed because of baseless claims of fraud; a deeper look at the United States’ World Cup win over Iran that comes amid international tensions; plus much more.

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