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President Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House on Tuesday. He said his administration would remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite the recent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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'Maybe He Did, Maybe He Didn't': Trump Defends Saudis, Downplays U.S. Intel

The president says business deals and shared security interests with the Saudis — and not the death of Jamal Khashoggi — will set the tone for the relationship. "We're with Saudi Arabia," Trump said.

A holiday mug is seen among the wreckage of what was once someone's kitchen in Paradise, California. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Thousands Of Fire Evacuees To Spend The Holiday Without Homes

The community shaken by California's Camp Fire is finding ways to come together for Thanksgiving.

Thousands Of Fire Evacuees To Spend The Holiday Without Homes

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A CPAP machine can treat obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder which causes people to temporarily stop breathing throughout the night. But the machines, which blow air into a person's airwaves, take some getting used to. Brandon Thibodeaux/ProPublica hide caption

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You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

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Millions of sleep apnea patients rely on CPAP breathing machines to get a good night's rest. Health insurers use a variety of tactics, including surveillance, to make patients bear the costs.

Romaine lettuce is displayed on a shelf at a supermarket in California in April, during an E. coli outbreak traced to contaminated lettuce. The CDC says a new outbreak has made lettuce dangerous to eat, just in time for America's most foodcentric holiday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Beware The Thanksgiving Salad: CDC Says No Romaine Lettuce Is Safe

A new outbreak of E. coli has hit dozens of people in 11 states. No deaths have been reported, but the CDC says consumers should not eat any romaine lettuce until more is learned about the outbreak.

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Kacey Musgraves Finds Freedom During Her 'Golden Hour'

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"Once you present yourself as who you are, and kind of make no apologies for it, then you don't ever have to concede to anything else," the boundary-pushing country artist tells host Talia Schlanger.

Kacey Musgraves on World Cafe

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What Will Persuade Rice Farmers In Punjab To Stop Setting Fires In Their Fields?

Each fall, Indian farmers burn the stubble of rice plants — a fast way to clear fields. But the smoke adds to India's awful air pollution.

What Will Persuade Rice Farmers In Punjab To Stop Setting Fires In Their Fields?

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An owl sits on the beach in Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 9 as the Woolsey Fire approaches. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times hide caption

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1 Little Owl: Otherworldly Photos From California's Woolsey Fire

The Los Angeles Times' Wally Skalij discusses how he made the often surreal images, and how covering wars in Iraq and Kosovo prepared him to cover mass shootings and other tragedies in the U.S.

One Tiny Owl: Otherworldly Photos From California's Woolsey Fire

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Former Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon, pictured before a Senate subcommittee in Washington, was charged on Tuesday with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Michigan State University Ex-President Charged With Lying In Larry Nassar Case

Lou Anna Simon was charged with two felony and two misdemeanor counts on Tuesday for allegedly lying to police about how the school handled previous sexual misconduct allegations against the doctor.

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