Dan Cooney

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Dan is the PBS NewsHour's Social Media Editor.

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Nation Dec 28

Fans share mental illness stories #InHonorOfCarrie

Fisher, the actress, author and screenwriter, was perhaps as well known as an advocate for mental illness as she was for her iconic role as Princess Leia from "Star Wars." In the hours since her death, fans have shared a…

Politics Nov 22

Trump disavows alt-right in New York Times interview

President-elect Donald Trump disavowed the alt-right in an on-the-record interview with the New York Times on Tuesday. He also responded to questions about the possibility of prosecuting Hillary Clinton, his commitment to the First Amendment, his plans for Syria, and…

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