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In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, George Dorsey walks through his hurricane-damaged home in Houston. He usually hosts a large Thanksgiving dinner for family but is making other arrangements this year as he continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Residents affected by Harvey prepare for Thanksgiving

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In this photo supplied by South African Communication and Information Services (GCIS), Angolan President Joao Lourenco, left, and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma, meet in Luanda, Angola, Tuesday, Nov. 21 2017.  Zuma is in Angola as head of the inter-governmental organization SADC (Southern African Development Community) to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe.  (Elmond Jiyane, GCIS, via AP)

Angola’s new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos

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Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation

- Associated Press


Jennifer Lowe and Cole Odom shop at a gift kiosk at Broadway Square Mall in Tyler, Texas for holiday gift ideas on Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. The mall will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving day for Black Friday shoppers. (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)

Retailers look to woo shoppers from rivals as Amazon grows

- Associated Press

The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

- Associated Press

Memoir of man whose hands were blown off by convict

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North Carolina homeless women look to change lives

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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2011, file photo, NEA Jazz Masters George Avakian, left, and Jimmy Heath pose for a photo at the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Awards Ceremony and Concert held in New York. Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. Avakian's daughter, Anahid Avakian Gregg, confirmed that her father died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

- Associated Press



In this Nov. 14, 2017 photo, Danny Vaca-Figuereo, left, collects money from a customer at the Falcon gift shop at John A. Ferguson High School, in Miami. For teenagers with special needs, finding a job after high school can be a challenge. One Miami teacher aims to change that. Ivette Amador has created a gift shop at John A. Ferguson High that's run entirely by special needs students. The teens make all the major business decisions, calculate profits, and run the day to day operations including inventory, sales and stocking shelves. (Jose A. Iglesias/Miami Herald via AP)

Special needs students run gift shop

- Associated Press



Private landowner rights can clash with public beach access

- Associated Press

Prosecutor fights human trafficking with compassion

- Associated Press


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