A view from the starting line of the sixth annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh, N.C., in 2010. The local children's health clinic takes its name from this annual charity race, which draws about 8,000 participants each year. Courtesy of Dustin Bates hide caption

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Sweet Name Of Kids' Clinic Gives Some People Heartburn WFAE

The Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic gets its name from a student-run charity race in Raleigh, N.C., that has already raised $1 million for kids. Still, some find the name unhealthy.

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Carol Miller, 68, and Marge Klindera, 79, are here to help — and have been for many years now. "People say, 'You mean you've given up Thanksgiving for all these years?' " Miller remarks. "And I never feel like I've ever given anything up." StoryCorps hide caption

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Hotline Wing: Answering The Call Of Distressed Thanksgivers Everywhere

Marge Klindera and Carol Miller have worked at a Thanksgiving call center for decades. That means answering thousands of panicked questions from questionable cooks — and people just seeking kindness.

"I switched off the TV," when news came of the Paris attacks, said Joel Touitou Laloux. "I had to think." Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Retirement In Israel, Bataclan Ex-Owner Recalls Better Times

Although Joel Touitou Laloux sold the theater in September, his Jewish family's decades there, where terrorists attacked last week, weave a thread in the rich tapestry that is Paris.

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Russia, France Agree To Cooperate In The Fight Against ISIS

In the last leg of his tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Salt

Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — gathered from city trees.

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Members of the black student protest group Concerned Student 1950 raise their arms during a rally at Mizzou. Protests like this are making high schoolers look twice at where they want to study and the culture of racism on campus. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Amid Application Season, Seniors Consider A New Criterion: Race Relations

The surge of students protesting how colleges handle racial issues is making some prospective freshmen think more about race and safety on campus when choosing the university they want to attend.

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A 17-year-old mother sits with her baby in Mozambique, where no laws prevent child marriages and existing child protection laws offer loopholes. If a community decides that a girl is to be married, lawmakers are powerless to intervene. Shiraaz Mohamed/AP hide caption

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New Report Says Child Brides In Africa Could More Than Double By 2050

UNICEF is warning that the number of underage girls marrying in Africa could increase 250 percent to 310 million over the next 35 years.

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Music Interviews

On Thanksgiving, Four Musicians Show Mutual Appreciation

In a chain of gratitude, four artists — Oregon's Blind Pilot, Nashville's Rayland Baxter, Atlanta's Raury and Colombia's Kali Uchis — talk about a fellow musician they're thankful for.

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