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In 'Monsters,' Graphic Novelist Emil Ferris Embraces The Darkness Within

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In A Bullet-Riddled Mansion, A Beirut Architect Envisions A Museum Of Memory

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Hulu's 'Harlots' Follows Prostitutes In 18th Century London

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'One Of The Boys' Tells The Story Of A Corrosive Father-Son Relationship

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Bob Dylan speaks onstage at the MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala in Los Angeles. Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in October, though he has not yet accepted it. The Swedish Academy has announced he plans to do so this weekend in Stockholm. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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There are many rituals associated with the Hindu Sindh holiday Cheti Chand, which falls on March 29 this year. One that continues to hold meaning for the author is the consumption of tahri, or sweet rice, during langar, the communal meal at the end of the celebration. Pooja Makhijani for NPR hide caption

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First Episode Of 'All Things Considered' Is Headed To Library Of Congress

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Inside DARPA, The Pentagon Agency Whose Technology Has 'Changed the World'

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Demand for domestic tea is so strong that Minto Island Tea Co. continues expanding production. Here, Camellia sinensis is planted on the Salem, Ore., farm. It takes three years for tea plants to mature for harvest. Courtesy of Minto Island Tea Co. hide caption

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Kerry James Marshall: A Black Presence In The Art World Is 'Not Negotiable'

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How For-Profit Colleges Sell 'Risky Education' To The Most Vulnerable

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Emma Donoghue Helps Kids Deal With Dementia (And Still Has Fun) In 'The Lotterys'

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