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As holiday deliveries from Amazon and other companies start zipping around the country, businesses are considering how driverless vehicles will bring down shipping costs. But what jobs will be lost?

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on his time in Castro's Cuba and how its people struggled to persevere while under the rule of its dictator.

It's taken a while, but Paris finally has a safe place for migrants congregating in the city. A new facility has been opened which offers asylum seekers showers, medical care and a bed.

Amaro is considered "grandpa's drink" and a digestive aid in its native Italy, but not stateside, where this centuries-old, bittersweet liqueur has become popular on cocktail menus.

Two years ago, UNESCO gave Venice and Italy a deadline to figure out a way to manage the harmful effects of tourism or risk being placed on a World Heritage in Danger list. The deadline has passed.

Gilmore Girls was a much-loved series that returns to the small screen after almost a decade. Most of the cast is returning, including the show's creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino. Fans are ecstatic.

One reason there are so many regulations is that there are many obstacles to removing them.

Hours from Standing Rock, N.D., is another reservation, in the the Bakken oilfield's sweet spot. Drilling has brought in millions of dollars, but the tribes have environmental worries, too.

Donald Trump has vowed to block new Syrian refugees and send current refugees back. A family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey and the volunteers supporting them are not sure what to expect.

Ditch the political conversation this weekend and try StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen project, where kids interview their elders about their lives.

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