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Dan is the PBS NewsHour's Social Media Editor.
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Politics Jun 21Women’s congressional softball game sets fundraising record
The ninth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game on Wednesday set a record for fundraising. The game took place one week after a shooting at a men's congressional baseball practice.
Nation Jun 01Here’s how leaders are reacting to Trump’s withdrawal from Paris climate agreement
The decision sparked a storm of reactions from lawmakers, foreign leaders and industry executives who largely feared what the exit would mean.
Politics May 10What Donald Trump has said about James Comey
Before firing him this week, President Donald Trump has both praised and disparaged former FBI director James Comey.
Nation May 03Facebook to hire 3,000 more content reviewers after spate of violent videos
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday his company will hire another 3,000 people to review content that users report as questionable or controversial.
World Apr 27The biggest takeaways from Pope Francis’ groundbreaking TED talk
In the talk, part of TED’s annual conference, the Holy Father wove science, wisdom from Mother Teresa and the parable of the Good Samaritan to stress the importance of human solidarity.
Health Apr 02Twitter Chat: Why some veterans struggle with PTSD, and what they need
Join us Monday, April 3 at 5 p.m. EDT to learn more about our series on PTSD, "War on the Brain."…
Nation Mar 07Photo: President Trump surprises visitors as White House reopens for public tours
President Donald Trump surprised visitors to the White House on Tuesday during the building's official reopening for public tours.
Politics Feb 28Twitter chat: Previewing Trump’s first address to Congress
Join us at 8 p.m. ET for a preview of President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress. Follow the conversation using #NewsHourChats.
Nation Jan 13Bush sisters pen letter to Obama girls before White House exit
“We have watched you grow from girls to impressive young women with grace and ease,” the Bush daughters wrote in the letter, published by Time magazine. “And through it all you had each other. Just like we did.”…
Nation Dec 28Fans 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…