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A Visit To The Library Can Make You As Happy As A Pay Raise, Study Says

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The Two-Way - News Blog

A Visit To The Library Can Make You As Happy As A Pay Raise, Study Says

And in other book news, the shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize is announced; and Richard H. Hoggart, a key witness in the obscenity trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover, dies.

'The Other Woman': When Terrible Movies Happen To Funny Actresses

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Monkey See

'The Other Woman': When Terrible Movies Happen To Funny Actresses

A film that seems designed to demonstrate the dire circumstances in which funny women can still find themselves, The Other Woman is a grotesque pantomime of female empowerment.

When Money Trumps Need In College Admissions

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Paying For College

When Money Trumps Need In College Admissions

Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.

Stowaway Teen's Father Was Shocked To Hear Son Was In Hawaii

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Stowaway Teen's Father Was Shocked To Hear Son Was In Hawaii

The boy hid in the wheel well of a jet that flew Sunday from San Jose, Calif., to Maui. Though temperatures plunged and oxygen was scant, he survived. The father says Allah "saved him."

Why 'Fargo' For TV Works With Cold Efficiency And 'Bad Teacher' Doesn't

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Why 'Fargo' For TV Works With Cold Efficiency And 'Bad Teacher' Doesn't

When TV decides to adapt a movie, it can do it in a couple of different ways. The success of FX's adaptation of Fargo and the problems with CBS's adaptation of Bad Teacher make telling examples.

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