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Gratitude Is Good For The Soul And It Helps The Heart, Too

This Thursday, people all over the country will sit around the dinner table discussing what they're thankful for. And being grateful may also reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Everything Means Nothing Toe
Oban [Todd Terje Remix] Jaga Jazzist

If you cook meat too long, at too high a temperature, the chemical reaction that creates tasty flavor and aroma compounds keeps going, creating other compounds. Some of those compounds can be carcinogenic when we consume them in high-enough concentrations. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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Turning Down The Heat When Cooking Meat May Reduce Cancer Risk

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Marriage is the New Going Steady El Ten Eleven
Cease and Persist El Ten Eleven
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After their villages were overrun by ISIS last year, hundreds of Yazidis sought safety on Mount Sinjar, a place they consider miraculous. Many families, including this one, refuse to leave the mountain. Alison Meuse/NPR hide caption

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Targeted By ISIS, These Yazidis Refused To Leave Their Beloved Mountain

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My Way Home Adnan Joubran feat. Jorge Pardo

Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman in 2009, playing his Stradivarius during a rehearsal with musicians from the Simón Bolívar National Youth Orchestra in Caracas, Venezuela. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'My Goal Is To Not Be Bored By What I Do': Itzhak Perlman At 70

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Trio for horn (or viola or cello), violin & piano in E flat major, Op. 40 [4. Finale. Allegro con brio]
Spanish Dance No. 1 (from La Vida Breve) Itzhak Perlman
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Despite a desire for government services, Americans in a new poll were clearly dissatisfied with the level of service they feel they receive. Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: 1 In 5 Americans Trusts The Government

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French police patrol near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday. France is the most-visited country in the world, but the number of tourists has dropped off since the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

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The Scene In Paris: Fewer Tourists, More Armed Guards

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