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U.S. Service Member Dies In Syria After Roadside Bomb Explodes

U.S. Service Member Dies In Syria After Roadside Bomb Explodes

The Pentagon announced in a statement on Thursday that an American service member in Syria died from injuries suffered by an improvised explosive device. “I am deeply saddened by the news on this Thanksgiving Day that one of our brave service members has been killed in Syria while protecting us from the evil of...

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Chef Niki Nakayama Is A Modern Master Of An Ancient Japanese Meal

Chef Niki Nakayama Is A Modern Master Of An Ancient Japanese Meal

Chef Niki Nakayama in the kitchen with her wife and sous chef, Carole Iida-Nakayama. Nakayama is a modern master of the ancient Japanese art of kaiseki, a local, seasonal, multicourse meal rooted in Eastern philosophies that value being in harmony with nature. Katrina Dickson hide caption toggle caption Katrina Dickson Chef Niki Nakayama in...

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Can Trump’s International Business Dealings Violate The Constitution?

Can Trump’s International Business Dealings Violate The Constitution?

President-elect Donald Trump points to a reporter at Trump International Hotel in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP President-elect Donald Trump points to a reporter at Trump International Hotel in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP Donald Trump’s extensive business dealings around the globe have focused attention on an obscure provision of the Constitution...

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Trump Denies He Sought Business Favor From Argentina’s President

Trump Denies He Sought Business Favor From Argentina’s President

A woman at a bar in Buenos Aires laughs as she holds a mask depicting Donald Trump during an election night party on Nov. 8th. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption toggle caption Natacha Pisarenko/AP A woman at a bar in Buenos Aires laughs as she holds a mask depicting Donald Trump during an election night...

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Austria Decides To Tear Hitler’s House Down

Austria Decides To Tear Hitler’s House Down

Enlarge this image Adolf Hitler’s birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria. Kerstin Joensson/AP hide caption toggle caption Kerstin Joensson/AP Adolf Hitler’s birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria. Kerstin Joensson/AP The Austrian government says it plans to tear down the house where Adolf Hitler was born in order to prevent the property from...

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Polish Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda Dies At 90

Polish Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda Dies At 90

Polish auteur, Andrzej Wajda, has died. He was a great of Polish cinema who earned an Oscar for his life’s work, as well as a Palme d’Or, for a film about Solidarity that was made while the Communists were in power. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: We’re going to remember one of the world’s most celebrated...

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‘We Failed You’: Female Mounties Receive Apology After Decades Of Harassment

‘We Failed You’: Female Mounties Receive Apology After Decades Of Harassment

Enlarge this image Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers perform a march at an event last month in Vancouver, Canada. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers perform a march at an event last month in Vancouver, Canada. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua...

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Hurricane Matthew Leaves Hundreds Dead In Haiti; Homes And Crops Are Devastated

Hurricane Matthew Leaves Hundreds Dead In Haiti; Homes And Crops Are Devastated

Enlarge this image Haitians watch as people cross a river on National Route 2. Hurricane Matthew washed out a bridge at this spot cuttting off much of the southwest of the country from the capital Port au Prince. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption toggle caption Jason Beaubien/NPR Haitians watch as people cross a river on...

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For Daughter Of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller, Activism Is Not A Choice

For Daughter Of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller, Activism Is Not A Choice

Enlarge this image Angela Gui, 22, became a human rights campaigner after her father, Gui Minhai, a Hong Kong bookseller, was put in Chinese detention. She holds a photo of her father at her home in the English Midlands. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption toggle caption Frank Langfitt/NPR Angela Gui, 22, became a human rights...

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Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia

Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia

Enlarge this image A government worker sprays mosquito insecticide fog in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, earlier this month to block the spread of Zika. The U.S. CDC advises pregnant women to reconsider plans to travel to Malaysia and 10 other countries because of the virus. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption toggle caption Joshua Paul/AP A government...

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