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Covering President Trump

Will a Trump presidency change the press?

The Mailbag: Settlements, Settlement Units, Settlers

When a guest misspeaks, should the NewsHour correct it?

Not Enough Time for News

A viewer and the omb agree: The biggest news event of the day got short-changed yesterday on the NewsHour.

How Do You Say ‘Oy Vey’ in Greek?

A Greek ‘invention’ that turns tap water into power gets a cold bath from NewsHour viewers.

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