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Is It Ever Appropriate To Use The N-Word?

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Host Michel Martin and the Barbershop guys weigh in on actress Gwyneth Paltrow's recent tweet behavior. She raised eyebrows after tweeting a photo of friends Jay-Z and Kanye West with the title of their song, which includes the n-word. Plus, the guys dish on the NBA playoffs and the Boston Celtics get blown out by LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

Breaking The Cranberry Mold: New Ways To Savor This Seasonal Berry

Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving tradition. But if you're ready for a fresh take on this staple, why not try cranberries in chutney or cake? America's Test Kitchen founder Chris Kimball offers ideas.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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