newshour New York City's concrete jungle was briefly taken over by real wildlife on Saturday night, as images of animals, including #CecilTheLion, were splashed across the Empire State Building to raise awareness for the plight of endangered species. See more at pbs.org/newshour.

Photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
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  •   jami1690 @newshour get pictures up of the murderer and drop him from the highest building when he comes out from that Rock. 18h

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newshour How conscious are you of your own existence?

In our latest #BriefButSpectacular, performance artist @Marina Abramovic gives her take on life, art and the world beyond. http://tinyurl.com/nnxgs34
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newshour All the pretty wild ponies swam from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s eastern shore yesterday for an auction. This year marks the 90th year of the annual pony swim.
Learn more: to.pbs.org/1MvEmg3
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newshour 50,000 flower display marks 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death in Amsterdam, as institutions across the world are celebrating the Dutch artist's legacy.

Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1OPcLWo
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newshour How do ants synchronize to move really big stuff? In a new study of longhorn crazy ants, a team of physicists outlined the precise behaviors needed to haul large objects to the nest.

Learn more: to.pbs.org/1D6JHsj
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newshour Despite the popularity of Dr. Seuss, not everyone’s sold on the author – a small but vocal group of parents take issue with the his use of nonsensical language, like “tweetle beetle noodle poodle bottled paddled muddled duddled fuddled wuddled fox in socks, sir!” Learn more: to.pbs.org/1IHyLn1

Tonight on NewsHour, we talk to Cathy Goldsmith, who worked with Seuss on the last 6 books before his death as executive art director at Random House.
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  •   sylbot22 Those parents need to #lightenup. 6d
  •   fdaluz76 Yeah and those are probably the same parents that take their kids to see minions! As do I. So lighten up. Dr suess has entertained children around the world for many many years and wonderful books for beginner readers.."Mr Brown can moo..can you"? "Ten apples up on top" "Hand Hand Fingers thumb" just to name a few that are read in kindergarten. Wonderful books!!! 6d
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  •   tek1llahshot They are miserable people. 6d
  •   gailroney_37 Just imagine how much fun those deprived kids will have when they find these stories, and read them endlessly to their kids. "Oh, the places you'll go" is my favourite gift for 18 year olds, it's never to late and it's the best message you can get as you become a grown up. 5d

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newshour Jia Jia, aka the “oldest giant panda living in captivity” according to the Guinness World Records, celebrated her 37th birthday in Hong Kong. Jia Jia's panda age is on par with a human centenarian. #thisweekinphotos 6d

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newshour The DJs at @KEXP gathered vinyl to be played during Friday “Inside Paul’s Boutique” program, running through every song sampled on the Beastie Boys’ 1989 masterpiece.

Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1JDDsbY (photo courtesy of @kexp)
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newshour The nation’s capital got a café full of … cats. @NewsHour visited, naturally.

http://bit.ly/NHcrumbswhiskers
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newshour Visibility matters to these LGBTQ youth.

Learn more: to.pbs.org/1Luv58t
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newshour Seen yesterday: people gathered for a vigil for Marine Lance Cpl. Squire K. “Skip” Wells, one of the 5 military servicemen slain last week in Chattanooga in a domestic terror attack. Cathy Wells, mother of the 21 year old Wells, was escorted by the members of the U.S. military. 2w

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newshour Did you know: the pen name “Dr. Seuss” began as a way to escape punishment in college? Here are 8 things you didn’t know about #DRSEUSS: http://bit.ly/8thingsDrSeuss 2w

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newshour The Cuban Embassy in Washington, closed since 1961, reopened yesterday, starting a new chapter in U.S.-Cuba relations. But sticking points remain, including Havana's demand for an end to a crippling trade embargo, and U.S. calls for Cuban democracy and human rights.

Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1HORCXp
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newshour It's happening ... tonight! (We also have a new theme song!) 2w

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newshour Change is coming. 2w

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newshour “I always thought I would be either a doctor or an archaeologist or a crook,” -- Jacques d’Amboise

Today, Jacques d’Amboise is instead a legendary ballet star and educator to thousands of young dancers.
Learn more: to.pbs.org/1Dl4Glr
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  •   weepylisa Worked with him in my PS 346 (Brooklyn) with my sixth graders. Awesome experience. 2w
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newshour Tonight on NewsHour, John Kerry talks Iran nuclear deal with Judy Woodruff. Tune in! Photo by @arielmin 2w

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newshour How do you break the mold and influence a culture?

In our latest #BriefButSpectacular Transparent directorJill Soloway shares her experience of creating a show based on personal experience, and gives her take on transitions in Hollywood.
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newshour Earth, meet Pluto.
We thought Pluto would be a cold, dead, lonely place. It turns out to be fascinating, with a lot more features than we thought. It turns out to be a lot more alive than we thought. – NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien.
New close-up images of a region near #pluto’s equator reveal mountains rising as high as 11,000 feet above the surface of the icy body. Learn more: to.pbs.org/1MuPyag (Photo by @NASA)
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