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Living In America 101: When Refugees Arrive, What Do They Need To Learn?

How do you read a bank statement? Or a map? A program in Chicago is working to connect refugees with people who can teach them.

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Thanks To Russia, 2016 Isn't Really Going To End For Obama And Trump

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Wise Words From Some Of The Celebrities Who Died In 2016

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Someday We'll Look Back Merle Haggard
Hallelujah, song Chris Botti

Jad Isaac surveys the Har Homa settlement from his office window. Isaac, director of a Palestinian organization for sustainable development, is encouraged by Secretary of State John Kerry's impassioned defense of the U.N. Security Council's condemnation of the Israeli government's construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Palestinians Eye Israeli Settlements With Unease, Hoping For Foreign Support

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Tim Reynolds Ode to the Box
Auld Lang Syne Duke Ellington
Fame David Bowie

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New Law Provides Fertility Treatment Benefits To Wounded Veterans

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Starting in October, seven police officers and seven civilians got together once a week to get to know one another and do improvisational exercises. At the end of the 10-week journey they starred in To Protect, Serve, and Understand, a free show at the Brooklyn Music School. Above, Officer Desmond John, left, and Kathie Horejsi. Amanda Hinkle hide caption

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Brooklyn Police And The People They Serve Improvise 'Understanding' On Stage

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Faith George Michael
Gramatik Brave Men

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Shine The Album Leaf

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When Bats Squeak, They Tend To Squabble

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