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Public Opinion Matches Partisan Divide Over U.S. Ground Troops In Syria

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

After the Paris attacks, the debate over the use of U.S ground troops to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria has deepened. Polls indicate the politicians reflect a similar split in public opinion.

'All My Children' Actor David Canary Dies

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

David Canary, who played twin brothers Stuart and Adam Chandler on All My Children, has died.

Brussels Reopens For Business Even As Authorities Extend Security Alert

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

Schools and shops reopen in Brussels even as authorities extend a security alert until Monday. It was imposed following the attacks in Paris waged by extremists with ties to France and Belgium.

New York Police Heighten Security Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

New York City officials say there could be a record turnout for the Thanksgiving Day parade. In addition to regular staples like The Rockettes, the NYPD will deploy its new critical response team.

A Rational Conversation: How Do You Convince Kids To Listen To Vinyl?

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 2:29pm

The new compilation, This Record Belongs To______, comes packaged with a kids' turntable. Will future generations who are not under the spell of their parents' nostalgia ever learn to use them?

First Watch: Chastity Belt, 'Lydia'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 2:23pm

A dreamy black and white video for the prettiest and most vulnerable song off the feminist punk band's last album, Time To Go Home.

Pope Arrives In Nairobi On His First-Ever Trip to Africa

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:37pm

The pontiff is expected to address issues of religious tolerance, economic inequality and global warming while he travels through Kenya, Uganda and the war-torn Central African Republic.

Some Ancient Farmers Grew Fava Beans Before They Grew Grains

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:13pm

The fava bean is a key staple in much of the world. Researchers say they've found fava beans in the Galilee region of Israel dating over 10,000 years ago — before grains had been domesticated there.

Security Analyst: Current U.S. Strategy Won't Beat ISIS

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:52pm

John Walcott argues that there is a critical missing piece in the campaign to fight the Islamic State group: human intelligence.

Flying For Thanksgiving? Distract Yourself With Mystery Of Airport Codes

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:45pm

Lynn Fisher and Nick Crohn have created a website that connects hundreds of those three-letter codes with a story about the airport.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:41pm

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

A Look Behind The Proposed Merger Of Two Seattle Public Radio Stations

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:40pm

When KUOW announced that it would purchase KPLU, it was met with shock and anger by members of the KPLU advisory board.

The Lunar Effect: Fact Or Fiction?

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:33pm

Tonight is a full moon, and it just might make you crazy. At least that’s what people have believed for millennia.

High Glamour Infuses A Forbidden Love Affair In 'Carol'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:29pm

Todd Haynes' new film chronicles a lesbian affair between a middle-aged married woman and a young store clerk. Critic David Edelstein says Carol captures the thrill of a once-forbidden subculture.

Broadway Composer John Kander Reflects On A Career Of 'Hidden Treasures'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:29pm

Kander and his partner, Fred Ebb, wrote the songs for a number of musicals, including Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Cabaret. His new double album is John Kander: Hidden Treasures.

'Spymasters' Documentary Goes Into The Minds Of CIA Leaders

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:20pm

A new Showtime film interviews all 12 living CIA directors about the decisions they've had to make and the ethics of CIA tactics.

Caught Between A Turkey Leg And A Political Diatribe? We're Here To Help

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:16pm

Nobody wants a side of politics on his or her Thanksgiving table, but it's probably going to happen. Here's some advice to get you through — you may need to buy a duck quacker, though.

Stores In Some Malls Pressured To Open On Thanksgiving

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:12pm

It all depends on whether the big department stores in those malls plan to open. J.C. Penney says it will open most of its stores at 3 p.m.

Turkey, Russia Promise Not To Go To War Over Downing Of Russian Fighter Jet

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:06pm

Tensions are still running high and questions remain about what the fallout might look like, after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

Obama: No Specific, Credible Terrorist Threat Against U.S.

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:06pm

The president gave a statement urging Americans to travel and gather this Thanksgiving holiday weekend without fear.




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