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Making Thanksgiving Sides That Steal The Show

While the turkey is the centerpiece of most Thanksgiving Day tables, Here & Now resident chef, Kathy Gunst, says it’s the side dishes that people really look forward to. She shares some of her favorites, from mashed parsnips with pears to butternut squash gratin.

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Texas Town Plans $60 Million Stadium For High School Football Team

In May of 2009, the citizens of Allen, Texas voted to build a $60 million stadium for their high school football team. Is this a case of “Friday Night Lights” gone wrong or an important economic investment?

Music From The Show

Music from Monday’s show included artists like Dntel, Led Zeppelin and Charles Mingus.

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US Envoy Calls North Korean Nuclear Facility 'Provocative, But Not A Crisis'

U.S. Special Envoy Stephen Bosworth met with officials in South Korea today, after American scientist Siegfried Hecker revealed over the weekend that he had seen a new, sophisticated and industrial-scale uranium enrichment facility in North Korea. Dr. Jim Walsh of M.I.T.’s Security Studies Program puts the new revelations in context.

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Woman's Cross-country Odyssey Raises Awareness About Homelessness

A combination of bad luck and the recession left 25-year-old Shay Kelley without a job or place to live. She decided to hit the road, traveling to 50 states in 50 weeks to meet other people who are homeless, and provide them with donated canned goods.

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Chinese Construction Bust Creates Ghost Towns

China’s real estate bubble sparked a construction boom that now appears to be going bust. There are at least a dozen Chinese cities where thousands of business districts and apartments sit empty in virtual ghost towns.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

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Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.