January 24, 2012 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, how the Catholic church has changed over the past decade, and preventing further damage to the climate. In the second hour, runaway kids, and examining the question, Is Turkey the new normal?
Beware of throw-away aluminum roasting pans, burn doctors say.
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December 22, 2011 Burn specialists suggest extra caution when wrestling sizzling meat and drippings from the oven in a disposable aluminum pan. One burn center has seen a spike in grease-related burns around the holidays because of the pans.
December 21, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie and the Keystone XL pipeline, and job hunting during the holidays. In the second hour, the culture of band hazing, and Turkey's position in the Middle East.
Isabella Colbdorf feeds salad to a turkey at this year's Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, on Nov. 20, 2011.
November 23, 2011 At a farm in upstate New York, the only worry turkeys have around Thanksgiving time is which dishes they want to dig their beaks into. They're the guests of honor at a feast honoring the birds. Sponsors pay $30 to keep the turkeys happily fed and far from the slaughterhouse.
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Narragansett and Standard Bronze heritage breed turkeys browse at a farm in Westport, Mass.
November 23, 2011 Heritage turkey breeds would be extinct if people didn't raise them. And farmers won't raise them if people don't eat them. Breeds like the Narragansett that were close to extinction a decade ago are making a comeback as people choose to go with the darker, gamier meat.
Frozen turkey hot oil = big problem.
November 23, 2011 From the Department of Homeland Security and actor William Shatner come scary warnings about the potential dangers if you dip a still-frozen bird into hot oil.
Turkeyish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his address today in Ankara.
November 22, 2011 "Fighting your own people until the death is not heroism, it's cowardice," Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today in a message aimed at the Syrian leader.
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That puddle of grease is unlikely to be a source of tasty flavors for your next meal, experts say.
November 19, 2011 Preparing for a Thanksgiving feasts brings a host of extra domestic tasks. Here's one you might not think about until you go to cook your turkey: how important is it to clean the oven?
November 8, 2011 The Kurdistan Workers' Party's separatist fight has claimed thousands of lives since 1984. NPR's Middle East editor and a listener differ over how to label the armed group. Where do you fall?
A Turkish medical doctor carries Azra Karaduman, a 2-week-old baby girl saved today by Turkish rescuers.
October 25, 2011 Though the death toll (more than 360) continues to climb and the chances of finding more survivors are dimming, there is a bit of good news about what's happening in eastern Turkey, where a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck on Sunday
March 14, 2011 Libya rebels take Brega; Turkey opposes no fly zone
October 29, 2007 In Turkey and Northern Iraq, a missed opportunity.
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