'Important For Me To Come': In London, Remembrance Day Reflections On War And Sacrifice

There were ceremonies over the weekend to mark the 100 years since the end of World War I. President Trump attended events in France, which saw some of the worst fighting. There were also ceremonies in the United Kingdom, which lost hundreds of thousands of soldiers in the war. Here & Now s Alex Ashlock shares a report from London. Sunday was a day of remembrance and reconciliation in London. The United Kingdom marked 100 years since the end of World War I. Thousands gathered in London to...

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A Key to Treehouse Living is the adventure of William Tyce, a boy without parents, who grows up near a river in the rural Midwest. In a glossary-style list, he imparts his particular wisdom on subjects ranging from ASPHALT PATHS, BETTA FISH, and MULLET to MORTAL BETRAYAL, NIHILISM, and REVELATION. His improbable quest—to create a reference volume specific to his existence—takes him on a journey down the river by raft (see MYSTICAL VISION, see NAVIGATING BIG RIVERS BY NIGHT). He seeks to discover how his mother died (see ABSENCE) and find reasons for this father's disappearance (see UNCERTAINTY, see VANITY). But as he goes about defining his changing world, all kinds of extraordinary and wonderful things hapen to him.

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The Boeing 787-Dreamliner is big, luxurious, nearly new — just two years old. It's downright presidential, since it was built to transport a head of state.

The president-elect of Mexico doesn't want it. Not even a little. But that doesn't mean he can't praise it.

In fact, he has a whole sales pitch.

"It's not just efficient and modern," President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who's widely known by his initials, AMLO, told reporters on Friday. "It's a comfortable plane, with a bedroom, a restaurant, lots of space."

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Fifty years ago, long before Apple's Siri or Amazon's Alexa, computers did not talk. But for the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey," director Stanley Kubrick needed to create one that could.

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As recounts are underway in Florida, a judge issued a warning on Monday to "ramp down the rhetoric" as top Republicans — including President Trump — are casting doubt on the process.

Investors worried about a slowdown in global growth helped push stocks sharply lower Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 602 points, or 2.3 percent.

Technology stocks fared especially badly, with Apple down 5 percent, after a report it was cutting orders for iPhone parts. The decline knocked 100 points off the Dow and helped lead to a broader rout. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite fell almost 2.8 percent., wiping out its gains for November.

Commercial satellite imagery has revealed the location and layout of a previously undisclosed North Korean missile base, including deep underground tunnels designed to house the weapons.

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and we want to hear from you.

NPR's Morning Edition wants to know what about America you are most thankful for. From your responses, poet and author Kwame Alexander will create a new poem. You can share your thoughts below or here.

What about America are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Israel and militants in Gaza traded rocket and mortar fire Monday, a flare-up of violence prompted by an Israeli military operation over the weekend that resulted in the deaths of seven Palestinians and one Israeli.

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