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In 'Fortress America,' Examining How Fear Crept Into American Life

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Remembering What Makes The Holidays Special

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A Look At The Man Who Started 21st Century Fox

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Tiffany Haddish: 'I Know What I'm Supposed To Do Here On This Earth'

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As Marriage Standards Change, A Therapist Recommends 'Rethinking Infidelity'

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Examining The Role Self Awareness Plays In Sexual Harassment

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In A New Novel, The 'Lost Prayers' Of A Gay Teen Bullied To Death

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A Father's Cruel Mission To Create 'The Only Girl In The World'

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Exploring Politics And Religion In 'Three Daughters Of Eve'

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'Cartoon County' Looks Back At The Golden Age Of Sunday Comics

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'Nuclear War Planner' Reflects On The Cold War And Assesses The Current Threat

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In 'Hiddensee,' Gregory Maguire Gets Under The Shell Of 'The Nutcracker'

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Debut Author Channeled Her 'Darker Bits' Into A Man Booker Shortlist Novel

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