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The Salt

For Expats In Afghanistan, A Cranberry Dish To Relish Far From Home

In 2011, about 100 Americans living and working in Kabul gathered for a Thanksgiving feast a long way from family. But a dish familiar to many NPR listeners helped bring them a taste of home.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was the first governor to ask for the federal government to stop relocating Syrian refugees to his state in the wake of the Paris attacks. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Governor Who Started Stampede Against Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers

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Rohingya migrants ride on a truck as they are transferred from a detention facility to a naval base on Langkawi Island, Malaysia, in May. Many Rohingya migrants have fled Myanmar in the past year, seeking sanctuary elsewhere in southeast Asia. President Obama is scheduled to meet with migrants Saturday in Malaysia. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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There's An Asian Refugee Crisis, Too, And Obama Plans To Spotlight It

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Participants, led by facilitator Eddie Pitchford (center), form the Chain of Unity at the conclusion of the meeting. "God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change," they chant. Jun Tsuboike/NPR hide caption

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Some States Are Cutting Poor Dads A Deal On Unpaid Child Support

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For Expats In Afghanistan, A Cranberry Dish To Relish Far From Home

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Passengers wait to get their passports checked at Miami International Airport earlier this year. The visa waiver program allowed 20 million travelers into the U.S. last year, with much less screening than refugees receive. Getty Images hide caption

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4 Things To Know About Visa Waivers And Security

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The antibiotic resistant bacteria have been found in pigs, pork and people in China. This pig is from a farm on the outskirts of Beijing. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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E. Coli Bacteria Can Transfer Antibiotic Resistance To Other Bacteria

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The mobile payment device by Square allows small merchants to swipe customers' payment cards with a phone. Square Inc. hide caption

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Square Goes Public And Fields A Flood Of Customer Complaints

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Kara Masteller sits with her grandfather, James Kennicott, in a car in the parking lot of an Applebee's in Waterloo, Iowa. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Backseat Biography: Life And Love, As Told From An Applebee's Parking Lot

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In a photo taken Dec. 1 of last year, Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a protest. It has been nearly a year since then, but a grand jury has not reached a decision on the case. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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For Family Of Tamir Rice, An Inauspicious Anniversary

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