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Ferguson Documents: What Michael Brown's Friend Saw

Nov. 26
Eyder Peralta / NPR
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Dorian Johnson is a shadow figure in the Michael Brown case. Aside from police Officer Darren Wilson and Brown, he had the closest look at what happened. This is his story.

Army Sgt. Maj. Killed In Afghanistan Was Beloved Son, Father, Grandfather (Video)

Nov. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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Army Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner, 48, was roughly a year away from retirement when he lost his life Monday in a bomb blast in Afghanistan. Turner is survived by his mother, siblings, wife, five children, and three grandchildren.

San Diego Food Writer Shares Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Tips

Nov. 26
Midday Edition
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It's not too late to bake a pie this Thanksgiving. San Diego food writer Caron Golden joins KPBS Midday Edition to share some of her favorite recipes along with tips and tricks for baking the perfect pie.

Justice Ginsburg Recovering After Heart Stent Implant

Nov. 26
Nina Totenberg / NPR
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The 81-year-old justice had the procedure to clear a blocked right coronary artery. She was expected to be back on the bench when the Supreme Court reconvenes on Monday

Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren't As Lonely As You Think

Nov. 26
Maanvi Singh / NPR

Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. And that may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely, either.

Former CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault

Nov. 26
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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The charges against the former radio host carry sentences ranging from 10 years to life in prison. Ghomeshi was publicly accused of violently assaulting women during sexual encounters.

Army Specialist From Ohio One Of Two Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan (Video)

Nov. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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The close-knit community of Grove City, Ohio is mourning the death of Army Spc. Joseph “Joey” Riley. The 27-year-old was one of two soldiers killed Monday in Afghanistan.

The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu

Nov. 26
NPR Staff / NPR
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The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.

If High Court Strikes Federal Exchange Subsidies, Health Law Could Unravel

Nov. 26
Julie Rovner / NPR
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A decision against subsidies would undermine the government-run insurance marketplaces that are backbone of the Affordable Care Act.

Weekly Innovation: A Seat That Fits In Your Pocket

Nov. 26
Samantha Raphelson / NPR
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The Sitpack is a compact seat shaped like a monopod that fits in your pocket when folded up. Creator Jonas Lind-Bendixen says the product could be used during travel or while waiting at a concert.

San Diego-Based USS Vandegrift Uncovers 875 Pounds Of Smuggled Cocaine

Nov. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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The San Diego-based USS Vandegrift crew teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard to uncover roughly 875 pounds of cocaine that was hidden on a fishing boat off the coast of Central America.

A Warning For Latin America's Faltering Economies: 'Innovate Or Die'

Nov. 26
Tim Padgett / NPR
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Latin economies thrived when prices for raw commodities soared. But with those prices down sharply, the region is hurting due to a lack of high-tech and other cutting-edge industries.

A Somali Aid Worker Would Rather Give Out Cash Than Free Food

Nov. 26
Amanda Fiegl / NPR
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Degan Ali, a Somali humanitarian, tells us about her organization's efforts to fight famine in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan.

Hissing And Sighing: The Lament of Sex Workers in Sierra Leone

Nov. 26
Graham Smith / NPR
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Ebola has made it harder for the prostitutes who issue a come hither "hiss" along Lumley Beach. Customers are hard to find, pay is down and, like everyone, the women are scared of the deadly virus.

Wildfire Warning Continues In San Diego County Wednesday

Nov. 26
By City News Service

A red flag warning is in effect for inland valley and mountain areas until 6 p.m. Wednesday because of strong winds coupled with single-digit humidity levels.

Talking Turkey With Chef Bernard Guillas

Nov. 26
Midday Edition
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Are you still defrosting your turkey? Wondering if you should cook your stuffing in or outside the bird? Don't panic. We have the answers! Executive Chef Bernard Guillas joins us Wednesday. Call in with your question at 1-888-895-5727 at 12:10 p.m.

Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Procedure; Is Resting Comfortably

Nov. 26
Eyder Peralta / NPR
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, is 81-years-old. Doctors inserted a stent in her right coronary artery to address a blockage.

For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Nov. 26
Martin Kaste / NPR
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Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream – salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

Nov. 26
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb to 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

Death Café: Tea And Cake Make Death More Palatable

Nov. 26
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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San Diego has more than a dozen Death Cafés where people get together to talk about death. If you think that sounds morbid, think again.