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The Salt

At Thanksgiving, If You Take Sides, Make Sure They're As Tasty As These

Chef Mike Isabella, a renowned restaurateur, has devised some delectable spinoffs of traditional turkey accompaniments, while staying true to classic roots.

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Bateau Lights At Sea
Imps Shalabi Effect
Northern Highland Canyons of Static
Primal Scrip Matt Jorgensen
Big Chief With A Golden Crown Matt Jorgensen
Intravenous Pete Robbins
Two Gopis Deepak Ram
Midnight Dew Deepak Ram

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At Thanksgiving, If You Take Sides, Make Sure They're As Tasty As These

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Inversion Mark Ronson
Outversion Mark Ronson

Haitian nationals at a Mexican government immigration office near the port of entry between Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and Nogales, Ariz., wait day after day for appointments with U.S. immigration agents so they can enter. As a result of the Haitian influx and a continuing surge of Central Americans on the Texas-Mexico border, the U.S. government has run out of detention space. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Haitians Arrive To A Harsh Reception

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Student Nicola Hopper, 11, and Jake Hensley, 11, load milk cartons and other food collected by students at Franklin Sherman Elementary School into crates to be taken across the street to Share food pantry at McLean Baptist Church. Victoria Milko/NPR hide caption

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When Food Banks Say No To Sugary Junk, Schools Offer A Solution

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Women Take On Big-Wave Surfing, Once The Domain Of Men, At Mavericks

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