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PBS ‘NewsHour’ Host Jim Lehrer Dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Lehrer, longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.

Jim Lehrer, a co-anchor of the PBS television news program, "The MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour", readies for his first broadcast, March 9, 1984, in Arlington, Va., following a three month absence. Lehrer, who suffered a heart attack and later required bypass surgery, is returning to work on a part-time basis as …

PBS Gets Caught Cutting Criticism Of Hillary, TPP, and Obamacare From Jill Stein Interview

PBS Newshour removed criticism of Hillary Clinton, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and Obamacare from Judy Woodruff’s interview of Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein. The edits were discovered by a supporter of Stein, Matt Orfalea, when he compared the Facebook Live version with the broadcast and Youtube versions. Orfalea added the cut portion of the questions and posted it to YouTube.

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David Brooks to US Conservatives: Mimic David Cameron

On Friday’s “NewsHour” on PBS, New York Times columnist David Brooks reacted to last week’s victory for Conservative Party Prime Minister David Cameron. According Brooks, if conservative Republicans softened their approach and were more closely aligned with Cameron’s politics, they