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‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda takes on new role as activist for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda has a new role: as an emerging political activist. The Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, composer and actor is...

PBS NewsHour full episode November 24, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, hundreds are killed in an attack on a mosque in Egypt, one of the deadliest in the country’s modern history. Also, A school...

The best reads of 2017, from Ann Patchett and Daniel Pink

What were the best new books you read this year? Ann Patchett and Daniel Pink recently sat down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss their own picks for...

Shields and Brooks on sexual misconduct plaguing politics, GOP tax plan pushback

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including more...

Tumultuous year for NFL marked by protests, injuries and a ratings drop

The NFL has been mired in controversy this season, from player protests over police mistreatment of African Americans and the reaction from...

This all-women’s college is training Rwanda’s future leaders

The first all-female college in Rwanda is making strides in empowering women from all backgrounds to become the nation’s next business leaders,...

News Wrap: Turkey claims Trump pledged to cease arming Kurdish forces

In our news wrap Friday, Turkey’s foreign minister says President Donald Trump agreed to stop arming Kurdish fighters in Syria during a phone call...

Militants target Muslims in Egypt’s deadliest modern attack

Attackers unleashed mayhem and carnage on a crowded mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday. At least 235 people were killed by militants who...

Top book picks from authors Daniel Pink and Ann Patchett

Authors Daniel Pink and Ann Patchett listed their top books of 2017 for PBS NewsHour arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown at Politics and Prose...

PBS NewsHour full episode, November 23, 2017

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Football fans in Iowa find a way to bring joy to young patients at a nearby hospital

For some families at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, it’s easy to feel disconnected from the world outside. The Kohn...

Kindness requires action, says entrepreneur and author Daniel Lubetzky

Daniel Lubetzky, founder and CEO of the “Kind” snack company, believes kindness requires courage and action. After law school, Lubetzky founded a...

Norm Ornstein and E.J. Dionne on the American divide and where we should turn next

With divisions in the American political system deeper than ever, questions of how we got to this point and how we move forward remain. Journalist...

The real story behind the White House turkey pardon ceremony

The presidential pardon is bestowed to one lucky turkey every year in November. But why has theatrical, annual tradition become part of our...