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Two Dead, One Missing After Navy Helicopter Crashes Off Virginia Coast

One U.S. Navy crew member remains missing after a helicopter carrying five crashed in the waters off of Norfolk, Va., killing two.

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Al-Qaida's New Rise In The Middle East

Experts join Kojo to understand the rise of militancy in Iraq and its traces in neighboring countries like Syria.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. Vice President Joe Biden urges restraint from China over an air space dispute. And former Ukraine presidents back ongoing protests over a rejected E.U. trade pact. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Arena Stage Hosting Military Families For Thanksgiving

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton will be in attendance for a Thanksgiving dinner on Friday to honor service men, women and their relatives.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Looking Back

We'll celebrate Thanksgiving this week by "Looking Back" on some of our favorite Metro connection stories about our region's history.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The White House warns Congress that new Iran sanctions could derail nuclear talks. Another top Pakistani militant is killed. And relief workers struggle to get supplies to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Miriam's Kitchen Spotlights Service Members For Veteran's Day

On a day when veterans receive thanks from their communities, a group of veterans themselves took to the community to help service D.C.'s homeless population.

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Alexandria Elementary School Celebrates Veterans Day Early

Veterans Day is on Monday, but a group of elementary school students in Alexandria continued their tradition of "Take A Veteran To School Day."

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Wounded Veterans And Adaptive Sports

In 1969, Kirk Bauer lost his leg in a grenade explosion in Vietnam. In 2012, Travis Mills lost portions of four limbs from an improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan. They join Kojo to talk about adaptive sports and the challenging path of recovery facing today's wounded veterans.

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The Literature Of War

War and literature have long been linked. We revisit some classic works that continue to resonate today and consider the emerging hallmarks of fiction about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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