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'The Gefilte Manifesto': A Loved, And Loathed, Jewish Staple Gets Updated

Gefilte fish was a staple of old world Jewish cuisine. But many Americans can barely look at the stuff. Now two chefs in Brooklyn want to reboot gefilte fish and other classic Jewish foods.
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Prospects For A Ceasefire In Syria And The Delivery Of Humanitarian Aid

Join us to discuss what the new agreement between the U.S. and Russia may mean for the war in Syria and questions about cooperation from the government and leading rebel forces.

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Don't Call It 'The New Ramen': Why Pho Is Central To Vietnamese Identity

Pho has a rich role in Vietnamese, Vietnamese-American, and now, American culture. Which is why a video featuring a white chef explaining how to eat pho as the next trendy food angered so many.

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Gas, Electric Or Steam? Car Shopping, 100 Years Ago

In the 1910s, there was no sure winner among the three types of technology, says Susan Randolph, head of the Marshall Steam Museum in Delaware. Choosing a car often came down to how it started up.
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With 'Napalm Girl,' Facebook Humans (Not Algorithms) Struggle To Be Editor

A little-known team of humans at Facebook removed the iconic photo from the site this week. That move shows how much the company is struggling internally to exercise the most basic editorial judgment.
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How Should Alexandria Remember Its Confederate Past?

The city council will consider what to do about the memorials and street names that honor the Confederacy.

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Lawyer Describes The Emotional Toll Of Calculating Victims' Compensation

After Sept. 11, the difficult conversation began about compensating survivors and assessing the long-term value of a lost human life. It fell to Special Master Kenneth Feinberg to administer it.
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Longtime Reporter Recalls Afghanistan Before And After Sept. 11

Veteran AP reporter Kathy Gannon discusses her experience covering the war in Afghanistan from the beginning, and describes what has changed over the last 15 years.
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Priest Remembers Lower Manhattan 15 Years Ago

The Rev. Dr. Daniel P. Matthews, the rector at Trinity Church on Wall Street during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, discusses his experience and the ways Lower Manhattan has changed since.
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'We Will Never Forget': Nationwide Ceremonies Mark 15 Years Since Sept. 11

The names of each of the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11 attacks were read at a ceremony at the World Trade Center site in New York City. Events were held nationwide, including D.C. and Pa.

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