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Jeffery Rudell's last Thanksgiving ended at exactly five minutes after 5 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of November 34 years ago. The New York graphic designer and writer told his story at a Moth Story story, which aired on the Moth Radio Hour presented by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. Courtesy of Christian Weber hide caption

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A Veal Surprise Shatters A Family's Turkey Day

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A courtroom drawing depicts Tanzanian Ahmed Ghailani (center) with his defense attorneys in a New York court, Nov. 17. Ghailani was charged with more than 280 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa but was convicted of only a single charge. His case has highlighted the Obama administration's problematic stance on indefinite detention of terrorism suspects. Shirley Shepard /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Administration Weighs Indefinite Detention

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Artist Ed Ruscha, writer and producer David Breskin and musician Nels Cline. Courtesy of Cryptogramophone hide caption

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Strips On Sound: Artist Ed Ruscha Inspires Nels Cline

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LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA: A snake "jumps" off of a tree branch in Langkawi, Malaysia.    Selah Reeve Hobbie Jr. /National Geographic Channels hide caption

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Sakes Alive! Snakes That Fly!

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Paul Jacobs, retired captain of the USS Kirk, reunites with the Le family, who were helped by the men on his ship 35 years ago when he led a rescue mission that saved 20,000 to 30,000 Vietnamese refugees. Joseph Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Kirk Crew, Refugees Retell Vietnam Rescue Saga

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The deep-water-research submarine Alvin is launched from Atlantis. Scientists are studying how ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico may have been affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Richard Harris/NPR hide caption

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Researchers Sample Sea Life At Site Of Oil Spill

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