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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's Longtime President, Resigns After Tumultuous Week

Updated at 12:13 p.m. ET Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has resigned from office, according to the speaker of the country's parliament. Midway through proceedings to impeach the president Tuesday, Speaker Jacob Mudenda read what he said was Mugabe's letter of resignation as the body of lawmakers erupted in jubilant applause. The resignation, which ends the tenure of one of the world's longest-ruling leaders, comes just one day after Mugabe, 93, ignored a deadline set by his own party to...

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Regionally Speaking With Chris Nolte

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Regionally Speaking, Monday, November 20, 2017

Today: We learn more about the next initiative of the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University: the Chorus of Voices and what co-creator Professor Allison Schuette calls "Flight Paths: Mapping Our Changing Neighborhoods." It is a multi-year project that will bring together the voices, especially Gary residents' voices, as they talk about why their families either stayed in or left Gary and led to the area's deurbanization. A little later, we have Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson and...

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East Chicago Lead Contamination Crisis

East Chicago Residents Sue Over Lost Property Values

More than 30 East Chicago homeowners last week sued several companies the federal government holds responsible for toxic industrial contamination. Those companies include DuPont, Atlantic Richfield, British Petroleum, U.S.S. Lead and Mueller Industries. The lawsuit alleges those companies caused property loss to residents who live in a lead-contaminated Superfund site and that, “[f]or decades, Defendants lead smelting, lead refining, and other manufacturing processes wreaked environmental...

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NPR Annotations

Annotation: Trump's Victory Speech One-Year On

On the first anniversary of President Trump’s election, NPR is looking back at his victory speech. NPR reporters across the newsroom have annotated his election night remarks, providing context and analysis to his policy promises and noting who among the people he thanked are still in the inner circle a year later. Loading...

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Local, State, & National News

Many people have anxiety about what to do when those at their Thanksgiving table say uncomfortable or offensive things. Teens deal with that too.

Youth Radio (@youthradioasked three teens how adults misbehave at their tables, and how they cope.

The day after Thanksgiving is Native American Heritage Day. Some Native Americans say the federal holiday should be moved so it doesn’t coincide with the Black Friday shopping holiday.

Simon Moya-Smith (@SimonMoyaSmith), a journalist and activist from the Oglala Lakota Nation, joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to make his case for moving Native American Heritage Day.

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