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President-elect Donald Trump made three senior cabinet appointments Friday. His picks for national security adviser, CIA director and attorney general offer clues to his administration's priorities.

Singer Sharon Jones came to define what was called the "neo-soul" movement and was known for her high-energy performances. Jones died Friday after a battle with cancer.

Some have criticized Facebook for being a platform that allowed fake news to spread. Following the criticism, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released plans to combat fake news on the site.

StoryCorps has a mission to collect audio conversations. Founder Dave Isay is asking younger listeners to record Thanksgiving conversations with their elders using the StoryCorps app.

Donald Trump wants to punish local law enforcement that doesn't cooperate with immigration law, but the decisions to enforce are varied, and some worry it could lead to abuse.

Last year, Turkey's president condemned Trump and suggested his name be removed from two skyscrapers in Istanbul. But now the government and its supporters say they're glad he won.

Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world.

Vice president-elect Mike Pence attended the Broadway production of Hamilton last night. At the end of the musical, the cast of the show had a message for him.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of and ESPN the magazine about the career of tennis star Andy Murray whose elementary school was the site of a school shooting in 1996.

The conservative radio host and commentator was a vocal critic of Trump during the presidential election. Beck talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his evolving political views and finding common ground




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