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November 27, 2014
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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.
PRI's The World: 11/24/2014 No nuclear deal with Iran, and now the deadline for an agreement has been pushed back to March. Also, the story behind the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Plus, we dig into the life of musician Gil Scott-Heron, who coined the term "the revolution will not be televised" some 40 years ago.
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Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.
Indian girls 'killed themselves' Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, federal investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.
Ebola vaccine trial 'promising' The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.
A video tour of Ferguson, Missouri
Driving from one end of the town to the other provides some perspective on where protests are taking place.
Market forces catch up to OPEC
Changes in global supply and demand have weakened OPEC's influence in the market.
Holiday drinks: A mix of science and clever marketing
Here's why you crave that pumpkin spice latte and other "holidays in a glass."
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