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9:54am

Tue November 26, 2013
Economy

Secretary Of Labor Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Grow Economy

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has only been in office for a few months, but he's already making waves. He's pushing for a higher minimum wage and immigration reform. Perez speaks with host Michel Martin about his goals for the U.S. labor force.

9:44am

Tue November 26, 2013
All Tech Considered

Papers, Please: A Game That Puts Your Sympathy To The Test

Originally published on Sun December 1, 2013 7:21 pm

Papers, Please casts you as an immigration inspector whose goal is to keep those who don't belong out of the fictional nation of Arstotzka.
papersplea.se

9:16am

Tue November 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Pope Slams 'Disposable' Culture That Marginalizes Many

Pope Francis on Saturday at the Vatican.
Andrew Medichini AP

Around the world today, the powerful "feed upon the powerless" and too many people are treated as "consumer goods to be used and then discarded," Pope Francis writes in his first major paper since becoming leader of the Roman Catholic church last May.

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9:16am

Tue November 26, 2013
Music Reviews

After Ailing, A Favorite Conductor Stages His Comeback

Originally published on Tue November 26, 2013 2:15 pm

Conductor James Levine in rehearsal with Russian virtuoso Evgeny Kissin.
Cory Weaver Courtesy of the artist

An extended ovation greeted conductor James Levine last May when he returned to performing after a two-year absence. In 2011, he resigned as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and cancelled his performances at the Metropolitan Opera. He'd been plagued by health problems, injuries and operations, and it was painful for him to move. Many of his admirers, even he himself, feared he might never conduct again.

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9:13am

Tue November 26, 2013
The Protojournalist

Project Xpat: No Tinned Pumpkin

Originally published on Tue November 26, 2013 10:00 am

Rowan Crutchlow, at age 3, helping to make her great-grandmother's pie cust.
Kelly Crutchlow

Recipes, like memories, transcend place and time. Wherever American Kelly Crutchlow lives, she brings along remembrances of her family and their ways of observing Thanksgiving.

Today Kelly, who is originally from Iowa, is living near Coventry, England, with her British husband, Adam, and their two children, Rowan, 4, and Ewan, 2.

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