Hussain Haqqani, Pakistan's ambassador in Washington (right), talks to President Asif Ali Zardari in Multan, Pakistan, in August. Haqqani resigned over claims he wrote a memo to Washington asking for its help in reining in Pakistan's powerful military.
Many families serve up a helping of political misinformation along with the sweet potatoes. Be prepared with PolitiFact's handy guide to chain emails and other viral messages.
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Chris Kimball uses "secret" ingredients to make his Thanksgiving dishes special, including herb roasted turkey, green beans, corn-flake stuffing and multigrain rolls. And for dessert, he made a spiced pumpkin cheesecake.
Charlotte Bronte's recently discovered manuscript contains more than 4,000 words painstakingly crammed onto 19 pages, each measuring approximately 35-by-61 millimeters.
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Professor Anna Stefanopoulou (left) examines a V8 internal combustion engine with students Jacob Larimore and Xinfan Lin at the University of Michigan's Automotive Research Center. The researchers model engine performance to improve efficiency.
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Kansas City's four-year-old Sprint Center has no permanent big-league tenant, but it makes a profit from events like this 2009 preseason NHL hockey game between the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Islanders.