newshour How is the Gulf Coast coping with the effects of the massive 2010 BP oil spill 5 years later?

Here are the details of what’s left to be done: http://to.pbs.org/1GfC6oy
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newshour This summer, 18 talented young storytellers from 11 states will convene in DC with a common objective: to help build the future of public media. #SRLAcademy
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newshour Five years after the #BPoilspill, we take a look at the lasting damage to the Gulf's economy and environment.

Watch tonight's PBS NewsHour for the full report.
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  •   kate_gardiner That livestream and I spent ever so much time together. Can't believe it's been 5 years. 22h
  •   rosemay27 And they still want to allow drilling off the east coast.... Terrible idea with so much $$ behind them 21h

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newshour The use of Ransomware, a type of software that computer hackers use to hold individuals’ data hostage by blocking access to files unless they agree to pay, is on the rise. And because anyone with an internet connection is vulnerable, the problem highlights a growing threat that consumers face on both their personal computers and mobile devices. For more, visit pbs.org/newshour or watch NewsHour Weekend Sunday. 2d

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newshour A new take on climate-change activism is spreading throughout the world. Frustrated by the slow pace of progress, an Oregon-based environmental group is using a novel legal strategy called “atmospheric trust litigation” to try to force governments to take action on climate change. And the movement is being led those who have a high stake in the welfare of future generations — students. For more, visit pbs.org/newshour or watch NewsHour Weekend Saturday. 3d

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newshour With spring in the air, here’s the dirt on low-cost, less-water #gardening in a drought.

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  •   lilc000 Our raspberries by now @beautsbydre ? 4d
  •   beautsbydre We gotta check em @lilc000 ! 4d
  •   bejulie What about drought proof agricultural practices, like those followed by permaculturists? Cutting swales, keyline plowing, and tree rows to reduce moisture loss. There's a movement of people who are farming and gardening in ways that are not only good for the environment but diverse and productive. 4d

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newshour It's not hard to understand why thousands of visitors descend on the Garden of Europe each year to see millions of flowers bloom. #Keukenhof #Netherlands
Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1ywsh5y
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newshour "Spring has come and flowers are blossoming, but moms cannot smile.” -- Lee Sun-mi, mother of Kim Ju-hee, who died last year in the #Sewol ferry disaster
It’s been one year since the S. Korea ferry disaster. Parents of the victims in their children’s rooms, untouched since the disaster: bit.ly/sewol1year
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newshour This is what happened when we sent @NewsHour reporter @josh_barrage, who has been red-green colorblind his entire life, to a Christmas store with a pair of glasses that claims to correct colorblindness for red-green.
Read about his experience: http://to.pbs.org/1ctwSf3
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newshour “At times I like parts to be chaotic, but there’s always a structure.” Greg Gossel creates layers and layers with comic books and old advertisements to give a sense of “urban decay” in his art work.

Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1OxV4ur
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  •   mnoriginal Excited to watch. Thanks for sharing! 7d

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newshour 150 years ago today, John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln during a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. Lincoln died the following morning. This week, there will be events in Springfield, Ill (Lincoln’s hometown) and at Ford’s Theatre in D.C. to commemorate Lincoln's final hours. (Photo courtesy of Library of Congress) #lincoln150

Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1DExJUr
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newshour Regram @freetheslaves: @newshour reporter/producer P.J. Tobia speaks with Maurice Middleburg, executive director of Free the Slaves, an NGO in Washington.
Every day, millions of Americans use products and eat food produced by slave labor. How widespread is this horrifying practice? Bit.ly/NHfreetheslaves
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newshour Happy Monday! Spring is here to stay. 1w

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newshour An ambitious new plan in San Francisco aims to completely end the transmission of HIV, which infects about 50,000 people every year nationwide. In a city where huge strides have already been made in battling the epidemic, public health officials, doctors and activists are increasing their efforts to bring the number of new HIV infections down to zero. For more, watch NewsHour Weekend Sunday or visit pbs.org/newshour. 1w

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newshour In some parts of Hawaii, where many homeowners have installed rooftop panels to capitalize on federal and state tax credits for using solar energy, the local utility company has slowed down approvals of new solar systems, saying that abundant users may threaten the safety and reliability of the power grid. As the popularity of rooftop solar spreads, many Americans could soon enter the same gridlock. For more, watch NewsHour Weekend Saturday or visit pbs.org/newshour. 1w
  •   cb_7teen @zeinegamal that's for other companies to worry about my friend. Thanks to Tesla we will no longer need the utility grid to store the power. So nice try buddy but we already solved this problem 😎 1w

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newshour President Obama only looks like he is hearing Bob Marley’s music for the first time. Obama, who expressed admiration for the reggae singer during his 2012 campaign, visited the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday. #thisweekinphotos 2w

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newshour Behind the scenes with one of our anchors Judy Woodruff and Secretary of State John Kerry today. Watch the conversation tonight at 6pm EDT: bit.ly/newshourlive 2w

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newshour Children sit on the south lawn of the White House after the 1953 Easter Egg Roll. Photo courtesy Eisenhower Presidential Library, Abilene, Kansas.
Learn more about the White House Easter Egg Roll throughout history​: to.pbs.org/1Ddw3B8​
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newshour An art exhibition in Rio de Janeiro called Achados da Guanabara (Found in Guanabaraa) is trying to call attention to the city's pollution problem a year before the 2016 Summer Olympics by putting trash from a major bay on display in a shopping mall.
Learn more at to.pbs.org/1MZDLoK
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newshour On the cusp of the premier of "Mad Men's" final season, show star Elisabeth Moss can now be seen on Broadway in the first revival of Wendy Wasserstein's play, "The Heidi Chronicles." The 1989 Pulitzer Prize winner follows the life of one woman, from the 1960s through the 1980s, prompting the proverbial discussion: Can women have it all? See what Moss has to say on NewsHour Weekend Sunday or visit us at pbs.org/newshour. 2w

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