Friday on the NewsHour, Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court is now all but assured. Also: A police officer is convicted in the shooting death of a Chicago teen, the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to activists against rape as a weapon of war, where the #MeToo movement stands one year later, the analysis of Shields and Brooks and Easter Island tackles the plastic problem.
The Danish toymaker has relied on oil-based plastics for over 50 years. It wants to give them up by 2030. Finding alternatives is a vast project.