On the PBS NewsHour Tonight

BY News Desk  December 6, 2012 at 1:03 PM EDT

On Thursday’s NewsHour:

  • The latest on the fiscal cliff talks, and proposals to trim Social Security and Medicare

  • The Russia connection in the Syrian war

  • A Virginia city copes with rising sea levels

  • A path to high school graduation

  • And, history in 140 characters

Correspondent Margaret Warner has your preview:

While the above radio promo is written in the morning, it is a tentative snapshot of what we’re covering on the show. With the ebb and flow of news headlines, chances are segments will be added, scrapped or moved to another night.

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