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The Friday News Roundup for November 16, 2018

More than 60 people are dead and over 600 missing after a series of deadly wildfires in California. Unfinished business remains after last week's midterm elections. The investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi continues. And Brexit negotiations spark high drama in Europe.

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The Friday News Roundup for November 16, 2018

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Reddit: Downvoting Conspiracy, Upvoting Community?

Reddit is consistently one of the most visited sites in the U.S.
And like other social media platforms, it mirrors the real world: the good, the bad and the ugly.

As disinformation campaigns have surged, tech execs have been under growing pressure to govern their platforms more aggressively. How is Reddit handling the fight against disinformation on its platform? And is it doing enough?

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Reddit: Downvoting Conspiracy, Upvoting Community?

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Hasan Minhaj Didn't Become A Lawyer

Hasan is the latest "The Daily Show" alum to host his own political comedy show. He says his dad is still waiting for him to go to grad school.

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Hasan Minhaj Didn't Become A Lawyer

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PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 08: A home burns as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 8, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading Camp Fire has ripped through the town of Paradise and has quickly charred 18,000 acres and has destroyed dozens of homes in a matter of hours. The fire is currently at zero containment. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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California's Deadliest Fire: The New Abnormal

These latest wildfires are already the deadliest yet and they continue to burn. These emergency events have been called "the new normal," but California Governor Jerry Brown isn't having that. He says it's "the new abnormal."

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California's Deadliest Fire: The New Abnormal

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The Power Of Comedy And Storytelling For Veterans

When flashbacks of the front lines won't fade, how can jokes and poetry help veterans readjust? | Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1a.

The Power Of Comedy And Storytelling For Veterans

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 07: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. (Photo by Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images) Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The Friday News Roundup for November 9, 2018

A Democratic House will soon be in session, but Sessions won't be in the White House. We talk midterms, Mueller and Missy Elliott today on the Friday News Roundup.

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The Friday News Roundup for November 9, 2018

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Preserving Stories Of Holocaust Survivors

The youngest survivors of the Holocaust are now in their 70s. How can we preserve their memories to prevent future atrocities?

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Preserving Stories Of Holocaust Survivors

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ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School for the mid-term elections on November 6, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia has a tight race to elect the state's next Governor. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Morning After: Unpacking the Midterm Elections

From the upsets to the sure bets, we dig into the 2018 midterms with a panel of experts — including a former governor.

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The Morning After: Unpacking the Midterm Elections

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Bishop Michael Curry Wants Us To Love Radically

The same weekend Bishop Michael Curry delivered his sermon at the Royal Wedding, a group of Christian leaders — Curry included — launched a creed called "Reclaiming Jesus." It warned of a crisis facing our highest moral and political leaders.

In today's political climate, how do religious leaders lead flocks that are more partisan and less inclined to love across the aisle? And when it comes to earthly matters, can faith and love bring us together?

We put those questions to Bishop Curry.

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Bishop Michael Curry Wants Us To Love Radically

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Doris Kearns Goodwin On Disagreement In American Politics

Often when the country has been at odds with itself, a leader has come along to remind us of our common cause and our shared humanity.

But now, with the country feeling more deeply divided than ever, is that just something for the history books?

We talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin about whether the leaders of the past have something to teach us about facing the challenges of today.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin On Disagreement In American Politics

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