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This may be an antibiotic powerhouse

CNN - 1 hour 32 min ago
Manuka honey is often touted as a "superfood" that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, gingivitis, sore throats, staph infections, and numerous types of wounds.

Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down

CNN - 1 hour 35 min ago
As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe's brutal civil war. The reports filtered to Robert Mugabe, then a leading figure in the liberation struggles.

How One Pop-Up Restaurant Is Fighting Stigma Against HIV/AIDS

NPR All Things Considered - 1 hour 36 min ago

A Toronto pop-up restaurant serves food prepared by chefs living with HIV/AIDS. NPR's Elise Hu talks to Joanne Simons, CEO of the Casey House hospital, about how the eatery breaks down stigma.

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They Haven’t Missed a Black Friday in 19 Years

NY Times - 1 hour 43 min ago
Jennifer Gammell has turned the holiday shopping event into a tradition, with lines at Target and Toys ‘R’ Us and a Thanksgiving buffet at King’s Hawaiian.

Dueling Appointments Lead to Clash at Consumer Protection Bureau

NY Times - 1 hour 49 min ago
President Trump named his budget director as the agency’s acting leader, moving to take control just hours after its departing leader had taken steps to install his own choice for acting chief.

Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

NY Times - 2 hours 2 min ago
A State Department exodus marks a new stage in the broken and increasingly contentious relationship between Rex W. Tillerson and much of his work force.

North Korea replaces soldiers at DMZ after defection

CNN - 2 hours 20 min ago
North Korea has replaced nearly all of the soldiers along the border where one of their former comrades defected, a South Korean lawmaker said Friday.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Egypt Is Failing to Deal With Its Sinai Insurgency

NY Times - 2 hours 22 min ago
President Sisi, like his predecessors, thinks brutality will defeat militants. It won’t.

Remembering David Cassidy

CNN - 2 hours 23 min ago
David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," has died at the age of 67.

Scenes From Sears: 2 Locations Tell a Story of Struggle in a Tight Retail Market

NY Times - 2 hours 23 min ago
An iconic American company is closing stores and cutting costs as part of a turnaround it hopes will retain loyal customers and attract new ones.

235 dead in mosque attack, and Egyptian President vows to respond with 'brute force'

CNN - 2 hours 28 min ago
At least 85 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday, Egyptian state-owned news agency MENA reported.

Mary Adelman, 89, Fixer of Broken Typewriters, Is Dead

NY Times - 2 hours 35 min ago
For decades, her shop on the Upper West Side of Manhattan was a fixture in the lives of writers desperate to keep the words flowing.

Here's your chance to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of Thrifter

CrackBerry - 2 hours 40 min ago

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‘Keep coming at me guys!!!’: Donald Trump Jr. meets Russia scrutiny with defiance

Washington Post - 3 hours 8 min ago
The president’s oldest son uses his growing profile to stoke his father’s grievances.

US officials puzzled by lack of North Korean missile tests

CNN - 3 hours 11 min ago
US defense and intelligence officials are growing increasingly puzzled why Kim Jong Un has not tested a ballistic missile in nearly two months. And for now, as President Donald Trump travels through Asia, it does not appear another missile test is imminent.

Militants Kill 235 at Sufi Mosque in Egypt’s Deadliest Terrorist Attack

NY Times - 3 hours 14 min ago
The assault, in an area racked by an Islamist insurgency, sent shock waves across the nation — not only for the death toll but also for the choice of target.

Who Are Sufi Muslims and Why Do Some Extremists Hate Them?

NY Times - 3 hours 33 min ago
A terrorist attack in Egypt has focused attention on the mystical school of Islam, which emphasizes the inward search for divinity.

US intelligence fears holiday attack

CNN - 3 hours 50 min ago
There's growing concern in the US intelligence community over the possibility of a terror attack during the holiday season. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Op-Ed Contributor: A Forced ‘Corrective’ on Cigarettes

NY Times - 3 hours 58 min ago
Cigarette makers are being forced by a court to run ads saying, surprise, that smoking kills. But you won’t hear an apology for their deception.

Opinion: A Gold Rush in Salmon Country

NY Times - 3 hours 58 min ago
Thanks to Trump, a mining project that threatened fish is back in play.
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