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Dan is the PBS NewsHour's Social Media Editor/Producer.
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Politics Mar 19What does Andrew Yang believe? Where the candidate stands on 5 issues
Andrew Yang is a 44-year-old entrepreneur, the child of Taiwanese immigrants, and a first-time presidential candidate. A Phillips Exeter Academy alum and a married father of two, he graduated from Columbia Law School and worked briefly as a corporate…
Arts Feb 08What country star Kacey Musgraves listened to growing up
Musgraves, nominated for four Grammys, said her version of country music is inspired by its roots. But she also loves a huge range of other artists.
World Dec 28What happened in 2018? Test yourself with this quiz
From a presidential meeting with North Korea, to a royal wedding that united both sides of the Atlantic, 2018 was an eventful year. Try your hand at our jam-packed quiz on this year's news.
Nation Oct 19How a Catholic sex abuse report in Pennsylvania echoed around the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation into child sex abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic churches, the latest fallout of widespread allegations made public by a grand jury probe this summer. Here’s a timeline of events since the…
Politics Sep 074 days of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing in less than 15 minutes
We watched it all, so you don’t have to.
Nation Aug 17Flossie Lewis asked if her ‘Brief But Spectacular’ take would go viral. It did, and now she’s back
Flossie’s take on growing old has been viewed more than 7 million times. Now, she's back for an extended version of “Brief But Spectacular.”…
Nation Jul 235 important stories that need your attention
U.S. wildfires are getting larger, how police mishandled sexual assault cases in Minnesota and other stories you might have missed.
Arts Jul 06Watch Dave Chappelle sing the PBS NewsHour theme song
Comedian Dave Chappelle sat down recently for an interview with the PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown about his career in comedy, his four Netflix specials and the boundaries of humor. He also sang this.
Politics Jul 05Read former EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s full resignation letter
Pruitt said in his resignation letter that it was an "honor to serve" on Trump's Cabinet, but that "the unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of us."…
Arts May 29ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after comedian’s racist comment
ABC Entertainment's president says the network has decided to cancel the "Roseanne" reboot, the PBS NewsHour has confirmed.