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Customers flood Walmart's Bentonville, Ark., store on Thanksgiving Day in 2016. Gunnar Rathbun/AP Images for Walmart hide caption

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'Just Time Together': For Some Workers, A Thanksgiving Off Is A Rare Treat

For millions of Americans working in retail, Thanksgiving is the start to the most intense stretch of the year. One woman shares the story of her first Thanksgiving without a work shift in 23 years.

'Just Time Together': For Some Workers, A Thanksgiving Off Is A Rare Treat

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Tents are seen in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh where Rohingya Muslims live, after crossing over from Myanmar into Bangladesh. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh since late August 2017. Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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Myanmar, Bangladesh Announce Tentative Deal To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar says it is ready to accept refugees back into the country, but many details of the deal are unclear.

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, says the transcript of a recorded phone call is evidence of a crime against him. In the call, The Washington Post says he threatened to report the woman he was involved with to the Capitol Police if lewd materials he sent her became public. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes After Lewd Photo Becomes Public

The Texas Republican said that he sent the photo to a woman he was in a consensual relationship with while separated from his second wife, and regrets not having used "better judgment."

The Trump administration is expected to announce possible changes to how the U.S. government collects information about race and ethnicity by Dec. 1. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump

The Trump administration is considering asking about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the 2020 Census. It could have far-reaching implications for redistricting and anti-discrimination laws.

How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump

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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound prepares to land in August. Three remained missing after the same type of plane crashed Wednesday in the Philippine Sea. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Corona/AP hide caption

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Search Continues For Missing Sailors After Navy Plane Crash In Philippine Sea

Three sailors are still missing after the C-2A Greyhound transport plane went down on Wednesday. Eight others have been rescued.

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For Thanksgiving, A Mailman Inspires Gratitude

William Weigal's brief experience delivering mail made a lasting impact on him. His grandson recalls how after that, he made a point to give back to the mailman who came by every single day.

For Thanksgiving, A Mailman Inspires Gratitude

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Demonstrators walk in the #MeToo March against sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood on Nov. 12. Nearly every day brings another apology from yet another high-profile man accused of serial sexual harassment. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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How To Apologize For Sexual Harassment (Hint: It Takes More Than 'Sorry')

Psychologist Harriet Lerner says apologies shouldn't ask for forgiveness, and they don't even have to say sorry. It's more important to give an "an emotionally packed corroboration" of what happened.

How To Apologize For Sexual Harassment (Hint: It Takes More Than 'Sorry')

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Newly-released Closed-circuit television footage released shows a North Korean soldier sprinting south across the border while his fellow soldiers fire on him. The incident occurred last week. Screengrab by NPR/United Nations Command hide caption

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Video Shows North Korean Soldier's Dramatic Sprint Across Border

Newly-released CCTV footage released shows a jeep speeding through the countryside near the demilitarized zone. Inside is a North Korean soldier making a desperate escape.

Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. stand before the rendering of the under-construction Trump SoHo Hotel Condominium in September 2007. Jennifer Altman/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Organization Cuts Ties To Controversial SoHo Hotel

The part hotel, part condo building, from which the president had continued to profit as president, potentially linked him to murky financing arrangements and allegations of fraud.

The portable toilets in San Francisco's Pit Stop fleet are all staffed by paid attendants during their hours of operation and cleaned frequently. Most of them, however, don't look like the city's famous "Painted Lady" Victorian houses. Courtesy San Francisco Public Works hide caption

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Just Look At These Fancy Port-A-Potties

San Francisco has added a new set of portable bathrooms to its public toilet program. No, wait! Don't go! These are cool toilets!

Nura Mustafic, one of the Mothers of Srebrenica, wipes away tears as she reacts to the verdict handed down against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague on Wednesday. Mladic was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison for atrocities perpetrated during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. Phil Nijhuis/AP hide caption

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Remembering The 'Monstrous' Legacy Of Ratko Mladic

Mladic's conviction "serves as a reminder of the evil one man can do with an army at his command," writes NPR's Tom Gjelten, who covered the war in Bosnia in the 1990s.

'The End We Start From' Chronicles Motherhood In The Midst Of Crisis

Megan Hunter's new book follows a woman and her newborn who flee an epic flood. "What would it be like if there was an environmental crisis ... in London," she asks, "and where would people go?"

'The End We Start From' Chronicles Motherhood In The Midst Of Crisis

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In Call Me By Your Name, Oliver (Armie Hammer, left) and Elio (Timothée Chalamet) spend a summer falling in love in Northern Italy. Sayombhu Mukdeeprom/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Armie Hammer Says Filming 'Call Me By Your Name' Was Its Own Summer Romance

The film tells the story of two young men who fall in love one summer in Northern Italy. Hammer describes it as "just watching two people explore and learn that love is love."

Armie Hammer Says Filming 'Call Me By Your Name' Was Its Own Summer Romance

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Jazz singers, Dave Lambert (left), Annie Ross and Jon Hendricks with Canon L. John Collins on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London in 1959. Jon Hendricks died on November 22 at the age of 96. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Jon Hendricks, Genre-Pushing Jazz Vocalist, Dead At 96

The singer-songwriter was best known for his work in the pioneering vocal jazz trio Lambert, Hendricks and Ross. He was also a professor of jazz at the University of Toledo, where he previously studied law.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced Tuesday a plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC's Pai: 'Heavy-Handed' Net Neutrality Rules Are Stifling The Internet

The FCC chairman says repealing net neutrality is a needed return to a "free-market-based" Internet. One opponent says Ajit Pai's plan "would end the Internet as we know it."

FCC's Pai: 'Heavy-Handed' Net Neutrality Rules Are Stifling The Internet

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Margo Price Sings About The Heartache And Beauty Of Small-Town America

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Growing up in Aledo, Ill., the singer-songwriter longed to live somewhere "more romantic." Then she moved away and her outlook changed: "Now, when I go back, I see the beauty in it."

Margo Price Sings About The Heartache And Beauty Of Small-Town America

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