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The CTA Holiday Train. Photo: CTA
Starting the day after Thanksgiving, the CTA Holiday Train will begin bringing joy to "L" riders, and the Holiday Bus starts service the next week. Find their schedules here so that you can get a chance to enjoy the lights and take a photo with Santa!
Comanche tribal members Jhane Myers and Philip Bread prepare for their annual fair outside of Lawton, Oklahoma. Photo: Providence Pictures
November is Native American Heritage Month, plus it includes the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice and, of course, Thanksgiving. Explore the rich legacy of America's first peoples, learn the stories of forgotten participants of WWI, and get some Thanksgiving cooking advice.
Photo: The Woman in White Productions Ltd. / Steffan Hill / Origin Pictures
Sir Percival and Count Fosco conspire together to get money by means of Laura, and include Anne in their scheme. Laura's predicament worsens as Marian is suddenly taken away, and Walter returns to help Marian investigate whatever happened to Laura. 
Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE
Ross is spurred on by the provocations of Adderley into a rash decision that gets him in deep trouble – and George is eager to exploit it. But George has his own difficulties, as he suspects ill of Elizabeth. Both marriages are brought to a crisis.
Louisa Durrell (KEELEY HAWES) & Spiro (ALEXIS GEORGOULIS) in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
The two men Louisa loves most on thei sland, besides her own family, are in trouble. Spyros is mired in a depression in the wake of his wife's leaving, and Sven is in the targets of the police for his homosexuality. Leslie is unfortunately drawn into the case.
Photo: Warren Perlstein, courtesy American Indian Center
After their removal from the region around Chicago in the early nineteenth century, Native Americans began returning to the city in the 1950s under the federal government's ill-planned relocation policy. Chicago has the oldest urban Indian center, and the third largest urban population of Native Americans.
Mashed Potatoes with Caraway-Mustard Butter from Milk Street. Photo: Connie Miller of CB Creatives
Not that mashed potatoes aren't delicious on their own, but sometimes you want to spice them up a bit for something a bit more special. Try this version from Christopher Kimball's Milk Street​ that incorporates a technique learned from Indian cooking. 
Olivia Vinall as Laura Fairlie, Dougray Scott as Sir Percival Glyde, and Riccardo Scamarcio as Count Fosco in The Woman in White. Photo: The Woman in White Productions Ltd. / Steffan Hill / Origin Pictures
Sir Percival begins to try to assert control over his new wife, but Laura refuses to fully submit. She and Marian try to continue investigating Sir Percival's past but feel increasingly penned in as Count and Countess Fosco seem to scheme against them. 
Heida Reed as Elizabeth and Aidan Turner as Ross in Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
While Ross and Elizabeth reconcile and Elizabeth realizes she is once again pregnant, George is intent on ruining Ross by causing the bank holding his money to fail. Demelza tries to prevent the plan, and Ross attempts to mitigate the damage.
Galini, Gerry and Lugaretzia in the Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
Louisa is determined to celebrate Gerry's birthday with a festive party, but Gerry is becoming a moody teenager and doesn't want all the fuss. Spyros is also in a glum mood, thought he won't tell anyone, not even Louisa, why.
Polar bear cubs playing together. Svalbard Islands. Photo: Roie Galitz / © John Downer Productions
This month, there's a Nature documentary chronicling the journey of a polar bear family, a hilarious special honoring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a look at the artistic and intellectual scenes in three remarkable cities, and a look at the making of a Broadway show.
Olivia Vinall as Laura Fairlie and Jessie Buckley as Marian Halcombe in The Woman in White. Photo: The Woman in White Productions Ltd. / Steffan Hill / Origin Pictures
Marian and Walter try to investigate the warnings of the mysterious woman in white against Laura's fiance, Sir Percival Glyde. But any obstacles to the marriage are soon removed, although its ominous terms don't bode well for the happiness of the marriage.
Jack Farthing as George, John Hopkins as Sir Francis Basset and Aidan Turner as Ross in Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
Ross advocates for liberal policies in London, where Caroline is living large in order to overcome her grief. Drake takes a concrete step to move on from Morwenna, but a sudden violent turn of events upends everything.
Galini (OLIVIA LEBEDEVA-ALEXOPOULOU) & Gerald Durrell (MILO PARKER) in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
The arrival of an Italian family on Corfu leaves Louisa jealous as they take up Spyros's time and leads to an argument between the two friends. Plus, Larry joins a volunteer fire brigade and Gerry meets a nature-loving girl.
Beets. Photo: Nick Collins on Unsplash
Vivian Howard's A Chef's Life has ended after five seasons, so celebrate the seasonally focused cuisine of the series with a simple recipe perfect for brisk fall weather: pickled beets. Plus, stream the finale of the show here.
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