Americans may love Thanksgiving — but not the side dish of political fighting that often comes with it. According to a new poll, 58 percent of those surveyed said they dread talking about politics during the holidays.
Turkey, schmurkey — some people think stuffing, or dressing, is really what makes the Thanksgiving meal. Deb Perelman, the woman behind the blog "Smitten Kitchen" is one of them. She talks with Ari Shapiro about what she thinks makes a great stuffing.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned, ending his 37-year-reign. The move came a week after the military seized power in an effort to head off apparent efforts to place his wife in position to succeed him.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with KQED's Alex Emslie about closing arguments in the trial of an undocumented immigrant charged in the death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco. Her death reignited an angry debate over so-called sanctuary city policies.
Since 1989 the U.S. president has pardoned a turkey before Thanksgiving. On Tuesday, President Trump pardoned Wishbone and Drumstick, sparing them from being part of the family dinner. He also used it as a chance to address his reversal of some of former-President Obama's executive orders.
Nearly 60,000 Haitians who have lived in the U.S. since a devastating 2010 earthquake will have their protected status canceled. The Trump administration says the status will be terminated in 18 months.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporter Jacqueline Charles of The Miami Herald about the end of temporary protection for Haitians. The Trump administration decided that Haitians must go back to their home country next year, adding that the conditions after the 2010 earthquake no longer exist.
An Argentinean submarine carrying 44 crew members reported an electrical problem when it last was heard from a week ago. A massive search for the vessel is underway. But while there's enough food to last 90 days, the oxygen supply is only enough for one week when the vessel is submerged.
Jellyfish may seem like simple sea creatures, but their translucent bodies and stinging abilities have allowed them to survive for millions of years. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks about jellyfish with Juli Berwald, author the new book, Spineless.