In Bid To Welcome Refugees, Campaign Hopes To Make 'Every Campus A Refuge'

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Diya Abdo, a professor at Guilford College, has launched Every Campus a Refuge, a project that aims to get every college and university campus to host one Syrian refugee family.

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A Tale Of Dread And Duck Breasts: One Chef's Nightmare, Retold

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On a day dedicated to massive meals, it's good to recall some kitchen disasters — the embarrassing stories in every cook's life. Mexican chef Pati Jinich recounts one such disaster and her recovery.

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Amid Application Season, Seniors Consider A New Criterion: Race Relations

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The surge of students protesting how colleges handle racial issues is making some incoming freshmen think more about race and safety on campus when choosing the university they want to attend.

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Between France And Russia, Presidents Seek Common Ground In Syria

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French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Thursday to coordinate their country's military strategies in Syria. NPR's Corey Flintoff recaps the talks.

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During Pope's First Stop In Africa, Climate's On His Mind

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Pope Francis is making his first-ever trip to Africa, where he is stopping in Kenya, then Uganda and the Central African Republic. All three nations are dealing with issues related to religious extremism.

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For A Glimpse Of The West's Shifting Position On Syria, Look At London

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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Tim Eaton, project manager at Chatham House's Syria and its Neighbor Policy Initiative, about the shift in British attitudes toward military action in Syria. In 2013, Parliament voted against air strikes; on Thursday, Prime Minister David Cameron said that bombing ISIS targets in Syria would make the U.K. safer.

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From Retirement In Israel, Bataclan Ex-Owner Recalls Better Times

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Joel Touitou Laloux's Tunisian-born, Jewish father bought the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in 1976. Laloux managed the venue for decades until September, when it was sold.

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Kitchen Disasters: Top Chefs Recall Dinner Gone Wrong

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Burned the turkey? You're in good company. Even accomplished chefs have suffered unsalvageable meal messes. Ruth Reichl, Jaques Pepin and Pati Jinich share their stories.

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On Thanksgiving, Four Musicians Show Mutual Gratitude

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Ari Shapiro speaks with four artists — Oregon's Blind Pilot, Nashville's Rayland Baxter, Atlanta's Raury and Colombia's Kali Uchis — about a fellow musician they're grateful for.

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Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

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Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

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Thank It Forward: Musicians Give Gratitude For The Musicians They Love

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It's a chain of musical gratitude, Part 2: NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with four artists about fellow musicians they're grateful for. Israel Nebeker of Blind Pilot picks Nashville singer Rayland Baxter, who in turn recommends Raury, who sends his gratitude to Colombian singer Kali Uchis.

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The Attacks At Bataclan: A Survivor's Story

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Julien Pearce, a survivor of the attacks at the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris, tells the story of the shootings, how he survived and his struggle to put his life back together.

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The Evolution Of The Presidential Thanksgiving (Feat. Cooked Possum)

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Adrienne LaFrance, a staff writer at The Atlantic, examined decades of Thanksgiving meals at the White House, which reveal some surprising details about the evolution of the holiday spread. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to LaFrance about the menus for presidents like Theodore Roosevelt, who dined on turtle, and William Howard Taft, who preferred possum.

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'Tis The Season For Coming Attractions: What To Watch For At The Multiplex

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NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of the likely blockbusters and Oscar contenders that Hollywood has in store for the end of the year.

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What Chicago Students Are Saying About Last Year's Police Shooting Of A Teen

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A recently released video depicts the shooting of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer last year. Reporter Linda Lutton of WBEZ in Chicago presents the thoughts of several students on the city's West Side.

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