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Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys

New York City doesn't sound like the ideal habitat for wild turkeys, yet dozens of them call Staten Island home. Officials want to relocate them, but their plan has had trouble getting off the ground.

Local activists have printed posters in several languages (here shown in Spanish, Arabic and German) to try to convince tourists and locals to oppose oil drilling in the Canary Islands. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands

Highly reliant on oil imports, Spain's government is encouraging oil exploration off the coast of the Canary Islands. But locals say the drilling threatens the natural attractions that draw tourists.

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From Our Listeners

Gravy And Gallstones: Your Memorable Thanksgiving Grace Moments

Especially at Thanksgiving, saying grace is a family ritual for many Americans. We asked you to share your stories and traditions — and they ran the gamut, from heartwarming to horrifying.

Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks at a news conference after a Cabinet meeting at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, earlier this month. Rachen Sageansak/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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Thailand Blocks Access To Damaging Human Rights Report

U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said this week that six months after a coup toppled the country's elected government, the regime arrests its opponents and censors the media.

Candace Cameron Bure and David O'Donnell star in Hallmark's Christmas Under Wraps, which airs Saturday on The Hallmark Channel. Fred Hayes/Crown Media hide caption

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Christmas Bells Are Ringing, And Cable Holiday Movies Are Unrelenting

Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.

Some of the lowest gas prices in years are seen Wednesday on a fuel sign in Lawrence, Kan. A day later, OPEC decided to maintain current production levels, virtually ensuring continued low prices at the pump. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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OPEC Holds Production Steady, Signaling Lower Fuel Prices

Ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting in Austria could not agree to cut production in an effort to stabilize global crude prices.

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Cumberbatch Lifts 'Imitation Game' Above Biopic Formula

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British mathematician and World War II code-breaker Alan Turing in a film directed by Morten Tyldum and co-starring Keira Knightley as Turing's comrade in arms.

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Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better? KERA

Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.

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Stuffed animals, flowers and votives are displayed at Cudell Commons Park in Cleveland, Ohio, during a memorial rally for Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy shot by police on Saturday. He died on Sunday. Jordan Gonzales/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cleveland Boy's Family: Video Shows Police Reacted Too Fast AP

The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.

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