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Dec. 16, 2014

Dec. 16, 2014

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Tonight on the program, we look at the aftermath of a massacre of schoolchildren by the Taliban in Pakistan.

Dec. 15, 2014

Dec. 15, 2014

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Monday on the NewsHour, we examine the bloody aftermath of the Australian hostage showdown.

Dec. 14, 2014

Dec. 14, 2014

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On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 14, the Senate passes the $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the government running in a late night deal.

Dec. 13, 2014

Dec. 13, 2014

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On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 13, protests against killings by police continue in New York and Washington D.C. Later, a look inside a covert United States government hip hop program in Cuba.

Dec. 12, 2014

Dec. 12, 2014

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Tonight on the program, we examine the continued dropping of oil prices which drove the sharpest stock market drop in more than three years.

Dec. 9, 2014

Dec. 9, 2014

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Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Senate Intelligence Committee releases an executive summary of a five-year investigation into the CIA’s interrogation tactics used on terror suspects after 9/11. 

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In other news Thursday, first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest number in three years. Hiring in the service sector grew at the fastest rate since 2006. Also, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in Iran while working as a private investigator may be alive and being held in southwest Asia.

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