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Gilmore Girls was a much-loved series that returns to the small screen after almost a decade. Most of the cast is returning, including the show's creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino. Fans are ecstatic.

One reason there are so many regulations is that there are many obstacles to removing them.

Hours from Standing Rock, N.D., is another reservation, in the the Bakken oilfield's sweet spot. Drilling has brought in millions of dollars, but the tribes have environmental worries, too.

Donald Trump has vowed to block new Syrian refugees and send current refugees back. A family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey and the volunteers supporting them are not sure what to expect.

Ditch the political conversation this weekend and try StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen project, where kids interview their elders about their lives.

Bhutan-born Tenzin Dorjee has experienced an uptick in racial slurs recently in the rural, upstate town he has lived in for years. Now, his community is rallying behind him, publicly and powerfully.

Strict bans on ivory trade are aimed at preventing elephant poaching. But the measures are causing unintended consequences for Alaska Natives who hunt walruses and carve their tusks for a living.

Dozens of ballot measures to raise local taxes were approved, and President-elect Donald Trump has called for more spending on infrastructure. But there are questions about Trump's funding sources.

"The whole idea from the start was to build a site that could kind of infiltrate the echo chambers of the alt-right," says Jestin Coler, whose company, Disinfomedia, is behind some fake news sites.

At her LA restaurant, Nakayama reimagines the Japanese tradition of kaiseki, a multicourse meal emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients in harmony with nature. She's one of its few female masters.

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