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Stories for November 21, 2012

Susan Rice Says Benghazi Claims Were Based On Information From Intelligence

Nov. 21
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Susan Rice, the U.S. envoy to the U.N., says her comments in the immediate aftermath of the attack in September on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was based on "information provided to me by the intelligence community."

San Diego Plans Compromise Over Qualcomm Security Contract

Nov. 21
City News Service
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The city of San Diego is poised to take a compromise position over a contested contract award for security at Qualcomm Stadium, according to documents posted online today.

Wal-Mart Not Worried About Worker Protests

Nov. 21
By Erik Anderson
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A union-backed group is expecting thousands of Wal-Mart workers around the U.S. to picket the nation's largest retailer on Black Friday, but it's unclear how widespread the effort will be in San Diego.

Why Have There Been So Many Contested Elections?

Nov. 21
Jordan G. Teicher / NPR
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After two weeks of dispute with St. Lucie County elections officials, Florida Rep. Allen West conceded the race for Florida's 18th Congressional District to Democrat Patrick Murphy on Tuesday.

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Bad End Is Just The Latest For A Snake-Bit District

Nov. 21
Frank James / NPR
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Talk about your snake-bitten congressional districts.

Through Meditation, Veterans Relearn Compassion

Nov. 21
Amy Standen / NPR
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Marine Esteban Brojas is rocking back and forth in his chair in a rehabilitation center for veterans in Menlo Park, Calif. He rubs his hands together so quickly you can hear them.

Emails Offer Details On Bin Laden Burial From USS Vinson

Nov. 21
Richard Lardner - The Associated Press
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Internal emails among senior U.S. military officers indicate that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden's burial at sea from the USS Carl Vinson and traditional Islamic procedures were followed during the ceremony.

First California Prisoner Released From 'Three Strikes' Law Change

Nov. 21
City News Service
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A man sentenced to 25 years to life in prison under California's "three strikes'' law in 1996 was re-sentenced today, to about 15 years, and released based on credit for time served.

How Did Thanksgiving End Up On The Fourth Thursday?

Nov. 21
Tanya Ballard Brown / NPR
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Move Thanksgiving to Friday? That's what F.B. Haviland asked President Hoover in 1929.

How Did Thanksgiving End Up On Thursday?

Nov. 21
Tanya Ballard Brown / NPR
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Move Thanksgiving to Friday? That's what F.B. Haviland asked President Hoover in 1929.

Self-Censorship High In Mexican Media Along Border

Nov. 21
By Jill Replogle
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Mexican daily newspapers increase their coverage of organized crime, but only scratch the surface.

Black Friday Kicks Off A Long Holiday Shopping Season

Nov. 21
Midday Edition
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Many predict healthy sales during the longest holiday shopping season in five years.

Students Make Thanksgiving Dinner For USS Boxer (Video)

Nov. 21
By Beth Ford Roth
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Students from the University of Missouri have traveled to San Diego to cook Thanksgiving dinner for the crew of the USS Boxer. Six students will be on board the Boxer to prepare the holiday meal as part of MU's school of hospitality's "Adopt a Ship" program.

San Diego Holiday Travel

Nov. 21
City News Service
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Approximately 57,000 travelers are expected to pass through San Diego's airport on the day before Thanksgiving.

Free Thanksgiving Fixings For San Diego Sailors (Video)

Nov. 21
By Beth Ford Roth
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San Diego vendors showed some Thanksgiving spirit by giving away free turkeys, potatoes, and other Thanksgiving fixings to local Sailors ahead of the big holiday.

Will Your Family Squabble About Politics This Thanksgiving?

Nov. 21
Alan Greenblatt / NPR
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The last time Kathy Neal's family had a big gathering, they got into a fight about politics.

A Thanksgiving Menu That Goes Back To The Roots

Nov. 21
NPR Staff / NPR
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Everyone knows the schoolhouse version of the first Thanksgiving story: New England pilgrims came together with Native Americans to share a meal after the harvest. The original menu was something of a joint venture, but over the years, a lot of the traditional dishes have lost their native.

US Issues Another Mexico Travel Warning

Nov. 21
By Michel Marizco
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This travel came just one week before incoming Mexico president Enrique Peña Nieto is set to meet Barack Obama in Washington D.C. for the first presidential visit.

Terror Plot Targeted Overseas US Bases, FBI Says

Nov. 21
GREG RISLING/ The Associated Press
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Three Southern California men charged this week with plotting to kill Americans and bomb U.S. military bases overseas spent months preparing for a trip to Afghanistan where, authorities say, they hoped to join the Taliban and eventually graduate to the ranks of al-Qaida.

Even as Tijuana Tourism Diversifies, Plaster Piggy Banks Retain A Slot

Nov. 21
By Adrian Florido
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Batman! Hello Kitty! Santa Claus! They're all for sale, cast in plaster, as you wait to cross the border.

Gen. Allen Resumes Command Duty In Afghanistan

Nov. 21
Robert Burns/Associated Press
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A spokesman for Gen. John Allen says the top U.S. and NATO commander of the war in Afghanistan has returned to Kabul to resume his duties, more than a week after the Pentagon announced it is investigating potentially "inappropriate" correspondence between the four-star general and a woman linked to the David Petraeus sex scandal.

Amid Gaza Diplomacy, Bomb Blasts Tel Aviv Bus

Nov. 21
Associated Press
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A bomb exploded aboard an Israeli bus near the nation's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding 27 people, delivering a major blow to diplomatic efforts to forge a truce to end a week of fighting between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.

Chef Bernard Shares His Thanksgiving Secrets

Nov. 21
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The celebrated La Jolla chef provides his insider tips and favorite recipes to help your Thanksgiving meal preparations go smoothly.

Why Greek Yogurt Makers Want Whey To Go Away

Nov. 21
Dan Charles / NPR
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A few months ago, I let you in on a little secret about Greek yogurt. Not all of this extra-thick, protein-rich yogurt is made the old-style way, by straining liquid out of it it. Some companies are creating that rich taste by adding thickeners, such as powdered protein and starch.