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newshour In the two years since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state of Connecticut has adopted some of the most restrictive gun policies in the country, including a controversial law enacted last year to keep weapons out of the hands of the mentally ill. For more, watch NewsHour Weekend tonight or visit newshour.pbs.org. 4d

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newshour In the four years since the drought in California began, the lack of water has cost thousands of jobs, caused noticeable changes in the landscape and induced desperation among citizens who are running out of options. In search of a solution, farmers who have drilled deeper and deeper into the ground for available water have sought help from unlikely sources. For more, watch NewsHour Weekend tonight or visit newshour.pbs.org. 5d

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newshour “The great thing about Nick Drake is the deeper you get, the more mysterious he becomes.” to.pbs.org/1wjwA0Z 6d

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newshour @katedavismusic’ ’40s-style jazz rendition of Meghan Trainor’s pop hit “All About That Bass” has garnered more than 8 million views on YouTube since September. But Davis isn’t only about that one instrument: http://to.pbs.org/1zWbeWN 7d

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newshour Talking to dogs isn’t so far-fetched. Researchers in North Carolina are working on ways to listen to and speak with man’s best friend. Watch the story online: bit.ly/caninetalk 1w

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newshour ​Before diving into the interview, ​Melissa Etheridge showed ​NewsHour's Gwen Ifill​ her extensive collection of guitars, including her favorite guitar and one she bought at a Los Angeles flea market for just a few dollars.​ Watch our conversation with Etheridge tonight on PBS NewsHour: http://youtu.be/gygdUnzXCmQ 1w

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newshour Photojournalist Luke Somers was captured by militants in Yemen last year. President Obama announced Saturday morning that the 33-year-old was among hostages killed "at the hands of Al-Qaida terrorists." Our desk assistant Tik Root remembers his former colleague when they were fellow freelancers in Yemen. You can read that at bit.ly/lukesomers 2w

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newshour Happy birthday to NewsHour's chief correspondent for arts, culture and society, Jeffrey Brown! #insidenewshour 2w

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newshour Are you or someone you know protesting in the wake of the Eric Garner and Michael Brown grand jury decisions? Tell us why. Post a video to Instagram and tag @newshour. Yours could be featured on our site. 2w

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newshour Tamara Reynolds, a Nashville photographer, offers a glimpse into the lives of people throughout the Deep South in a series called #SouthernRoute, touching on issues of race, class and shifts in Southern society while preserving her subjects’ quiet dignity. See more photos here: http://to.pbs.org/1yWWBUn 2w

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newshour NASA’s Orion project, which will launch its first test capsule on Thusday, hopes to put humans on the red planet sometime before 2040. Photo by Robert Markowitz/NASA.
We will be live streaming the first test launch on our homepage tomorrow at 7:05 a.m. EST.
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newshour What were your favorite moments of the year? Here was one of ours! #icebucketchallenge
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newshour NewsHour Weekend is live tonight with @wbrangham. Watch on-air or online at newshour.pbs.org #insidenewshour 3w

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newshour Spurred by the success of a California lawsuit, parents in New York have filed one opposing the state's teacher tenure laws. One of the supporters is former NBC and CNN anchor Campbell Brown who is backing the lawsuit through a nonprofit she launched earlier this year. "The single most important school-based factor in determining a child’s success is the effectiveness of the teacher, so why wouldn’t we do everything possible to get the most effective teacher possible in every classroom?" Brown has said. For more, watch NewsHour Weekend tonight or visit newshour.pbs.org. 3w
  •   cheridelbrocco Campbell is full of shit. 3w
  •   markomaldonado Being paid big $$$ to feed us bullshit 3w
  •   lindalindamul Can't blame teachers for lack of student success. Reinforcement must come from the home and the concept of it takes a village to instill success!! Campbell is about busting the teachers union!!!! 3w
  •   daluzman75 A combination of teacher, home life, and individualism are what determine the success or failure of a child's development. It is a very complicated issue. 3w
  •   richardallensmith How about pointing out that Campbell Browns husband is paid by an organization that privatizes schools to bust teachers unions? 3w
  •   arloteick Hurting teachers will NEVER be the answer to benefiting students. 3w

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newshour This Thanksgiving, we'd like to thank our viewers for being with us every night. But now, time for early dinner!! 3w
  •   keirsimmons Check out my thanksgiving message... Part our our NBC project to bring hope to Syrian refugees. 3w

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newshour On tonight's NewsHour, economics correspondent Paul Solman gets up close and personal with some fowl friends. #insidenewshour 3w

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newshour Do black holes exist?
Scientists in northern Chile are using a network of telescopes around the globe to capture an image of a black hole for the first time to prove Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. Watch the full video here: http://to.pbs.org/1xTG6Zd #sciencewednesday (Photo by @josh_barrage)
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