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Pope prays for ‘seeds of peace’ for South Sudan, Congo

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 21 min ago
Pope Francis has led a special prayer service in St. Peter’s Basilica for peace in South Sudan and Congo.
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Greece’s vows greater effort to protect refugees over winter

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 21 min ago
Greece has promised to step up efforts to protect migrants and refugees over the winter on the Greek islands, but defended a 2016 deal between Turkey and the European Union to stop the westward flow of migrants into Europe.
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Rwanda offers to shelter African migrants abused in Libya

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 21 min ago
Rwanda is offering to host some, perhaps thousands, of the African migrants whose reported abuse in Libya has led to international expressions of revulsion.
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Sound heard in sub search was an explosion, Argentina says

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 21 min ago
U.S. and specialist agencies said the “hydro-acoustic anomaly” was produced just hours after the navy lost contact with the submarine last week.
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Watch: Brazilian cop with his infant on his arm kills two robbers in gun battle

Washington Post Headlines - 4 hours 21 min ago
He was off duty, shopping with his wife, when the armed men announced a robbery.
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Human Brains Have Evolved Unique 'Feel-Good' Circuits

NPR Headlines - 5 hours 17 min ago

A comparison of brain tissue from monkeys, chimps and humans suggests that our brains produce the chemical messenger dopamine, which plays a major role in pleasure and rewards, far differently.

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Who Is Zimbabwe's New Leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa?

NPR Headlines - 5 hours 18 min ago

After Robert Mugabe resigned, Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to his country Thursday and asked "all genuine patriotic Zimbabweans to come together."

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Correction: Germany-North Korea-Protest story

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
In a story Nov. 18 about a protest in Berlin against tensions between the United States and North Korea, The Associated Press erroneously identified one of the organizations involved. The group is called International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, not International Pediatricians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
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Ukrainian separatist chief accuses another of plotting coup

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
A separatist leader in Ukraine’s east on Thursday accused a former official of trying to unseat him as a showdown between the two entered its third day.
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AP Explains: The search for Argentina’s missing submarine

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
The Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing in the South Atlantic last week with 44 crew members aboard. Here’s a look at the submarine and the round-the-clock international maritime search.
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Opposition calls for direct talks with Syria government

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
Syria opposition representatives meeting in the Saudi Arabian capital called Thursday for direct and unconditional negotiations with the Syrian government over the more than 6-year civil war that would lead to the launch of a transitional period.
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Zimbabwe prepares for swearing-in of new leader Mnangagwa

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, questions remain on the future of Robert Mugabe, who ruled for 37 years, and the wife who just days ago was poised to succeed him.
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The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition not invited to inauguration

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil (all times local):
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Thanksgiving is an annual reminder of America's refugee origins

Washington Post Headlines - 6 hours 49 min ago
The Thanksgiving story can be a parable both for the political left and right.
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As The Holiday Season Gets Started, A Look Back At Aprons And Their Stories

NPR Headlines - 7 hours 5 min ago

For EllynAnne Geisel, aprons are a way to connect to past generations, often women, who once wore them. For years she has collected different designs and shared the joy they bring her with others.

(Image credit: Courtesy of EllynAnne Geisel)

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Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes After Lewd Photo Becomes Public

NPR Headlines - 8 hours 2 min ago

The Texas Republican said that he sent the photo to a woman he was in a consensual relationship with while separated from his second wife, and regrets not having used "better judgment."

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Argentina says there is no evidence of an attack on missing submarine carrying 44 crew members

Washington Post Headlines - Thu, 2017-11-23 23:00
Argentina says there is no evidence of an attack on missing submarine carrying 44 crew members.
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The art of Italian home-cooking brought to Syrian refugees

Washington Post Headlines - Thu, 2017-11-23 23:00
Italian chefs taught Syrian refugee women to cook the Italian staple of gnocchi, or dumplings, helping to break the routine in perhaps the most restrictive of Jordan’s three camps for displaced Syrians.
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The Latest: Syria opposition calls for direct negotiations

Washington Post Headlines - Thu, 2017-11-23 23:00
The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):
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