Clockwise from top left: Raury, Rayland Baxter, Kali Uchis, Blind Pilot. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Music Interviews

On Thanksgiving, Four Musicians Show Mutual Gratitude

Ari Shapiro speaks with four artists — Oregon's Blind Pilot, Nashville's Rayland Baxter, Atlanta's Raury and Colombia's Kali Uchis — about a fellow musician they're grateful for.

The Mayflower, the ship in which the Pilgrims crossed the Atlantic to the New World in 1620. Three Lions/Getty Images hide caption

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Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

The next time a cooking disaster strikes, remember: It happens to the best of us. Piotr Tomicki/iStockphoto hide caption

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The Salt

Kitchen Disasters: Top Chefs Recall Dinner Gone Wrong

Burned the turkey? You're in good company. Even accomplished chefs have suffered unsalvageable meal messes. Ruth Reichl, Jaques Pepin and Pati Jinich share their stories.

Fragile Memories Mokhov

African Velvet Air

Romanza andaluza y jota navarra, for violin & piano, Op. 22 (Danzas Españolas Nos. 3 & 4) [Romanza Andaluza]


Joel Touitou Laloux's family owned Paris' Bataclan theater from 1976 until last year, when the performance hall was sold and he retired to Israel. He's shown here on Nov. 18 at his home in the Mediterranean coastal city of Ashdod in southern Israel. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Caprices (8), for violin & piano, Op 5 [No 2, Perpetuum Mobile]