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Dear Pope Francis, As You Visit Uganda, Here's What You Should Know

The pope arrives in the country on Friday. Commentators James Kassaga Arinaitwe and Viviane Rutabingwa give him a crash course in the country's issues.
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There Are No Winners Without Losers

Somebody has to lose, right? So, let's learn from defeat.
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Letters: Series On Opiate Addiction In Pregnant Women

NPR's Ari Shapiro responds to listener letters about our series from Tennessee about opiate addiction and pregnant women.
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Green Bean Casserole: The Thanksgiving Staple We Love — Or Loathe

The classic Midwestern casserole, which turns 60 this year, has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food. Even those who grew up with it but can't abide it admit: It tastes like home.
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The Long Saga Of Spy Jonathan Pollard Continues Even After His Release

He's on parole for another five years, during which he'll have to wear a GPS ankle bracelet, won't be able to give interviews, or leave for Israel. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on his release.
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President Obama Flaunts His Natural Gray

President Obama says he has a lot more gray hair today than when he took office, but as NPR's Scott Simon notes, the president will not be dyeing his gray hair.
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Week In Politics: Terror Attacks In France And Mali

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the terrorist attacks in France and Mali.
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Correction: World's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle

On Wednesday's program, NPR misidentified the gigantic jigsaw puzzle. We incorrectly stated it was a work called "Wildnerness" by Adrian Chesterton, when in fact it is called "Wildlife" by Adrian Chesterman.
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Commentary: Mizzou Football And The Power Of The Players

Frank Deford wonders: Once the games are over, are the football players really accepted, or are they just hired hands?
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Grief Knows No Native Tongue — But We Must Listen, Wherever It Speaks

Less than a week since the death of a friend, and just days since the Paris killings, NPR's Michel Martin says the loss of life — be it in Beirut, Niger or even next door — must always matter.

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