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November 28, 2014
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PRI's The World: 11/27/2014 How two former translators for US troops in Afghanistan ended up celebrating Thanksgiving together in Virginia. Also, historian Peter Firstbrook tells us the full story of Captain John Smith, of Pocahontas fame. Plus, celebrating Thanksgiving with fresh, homemade tamales.
PRI's The World: 11/26/2014 On this Thanksgiving eve, we want to know where food comes from. Not the stuff we literally put in our mouths ? but the origins of the names of that food. Meanwhile, does the thought of flying give you the jitters? Composer Michael Hearst tries to calm those travel nerves with his new CD, "Songs for Fearful Flyers." And, we tell you a tale about the weird and wonderful Belgian sport of featherbowling ? as still played in Detroit.
PRI's The World: 11/25/2014 A global perspective on the events unfolding in Ferguson with insight from a reporter in Jerusalem and an Egyptian protester during the Arab Spring. Plus, how the London police addressed racism after race riots there in the early 1980s. And, a Cambodian refugee who moved to America and found hiking the New England mountains the perfect therapy.
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Hollande to visit Ebola-hit Guinea French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.
PM to outline migrant benefit curbs UK PM David Cameron will outline his plans to reduce immigration from the EU - after figures revealed net migration had risen above 2010 levels.
Huge clean-up after Brisbane storm A huge clean-up is under way in the Australian city of Brisbane after a severe storm swept across south-east Queensland causing damage worth $A100m (54m).
The annual Turkey pardon, demystified
Every year at this time, the president of the United States, leader of the free world, participates in a truly bizarre political ritual.
The underdog of contrived shopping holidays
This weekend, don't forget about Small Business Saturday.
PODCAST: EU pushes Google break-up
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