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Hussain Haqqani, Pakistan's ambassador in Washington (right), talks to President Asif Ali Zardari in Multan, Pakistan, in August. Haqqani resigned over claims he wrote a memo to Washington asking for its help in reining in Pakistan's powerful military. B.K. Bangash/AP hide caption

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Memo Costs Pakistan's Envoy His Job

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Many families serve up a helping of political misinformation along with the sweet potatoes. Be prepared with PolitiFact's handy guide to chain emails and other viral messages. Marjory Collins/Library of Congress hide caption

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For Thanksgiving, Debunk Your Family's Chain Emails

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Protesters hold placards opposing the controversial Protection of State Information Bill at Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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Opposition Builds In South Africa To Security Law

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Chris Kimball uses "secret" ingredients to make his Thanksgiving dishes special, including herb roasted turkey, green beans, corn-flake stuffing and multigrain rolls. And for dessert, he made a spiced pumpkin cheesecake. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Thanksgiving Secrets: Cook's Tips From Chris Kimball

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Customers look at iPads at an Apple Store in Shanghai, China. Some goods made in China cost more there than they do abroad. Jing wei/Imaginechina via AP hide caption

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Made In China Doesn't Mean Cheap In China

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Charlotte Bronte's recently discovered manuscript contains more than 4,000 words painstakingly crammed onto 19 pages, each measuring approximately 35-by-61 millimeters. Courtesy of Sotheby's hide caption

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Small Book, Big Story: Bronte Manuscript Discovered

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Professor Anna Stefanopoulou (left) examines a V8 internal combustion engine with students Jacob Larimore and Xinfan Lin at the University of Michigan's Automotive Research Center. The researchers model engine performance to improve efficiency. Courtesy Automotive Research Center hide caption

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A Push To Make Gasoline Engines More Efficient

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Kansas City's four-year-old Sprint Center has no permanent big-league tenant, but it makes a profit from events like this 2009 preseason NHL hockey game between the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Islanders. Ed Zurga/AP hide caption

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Kansas City Cashes In On A Big-Time Sports Bet

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For the most avid golf fans, there's now a golf course where they can be laid to rest for all eternity. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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An Eternal Tee Time Option For Die-Hard Golfers

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