The Case For Being Concise: Short Poems That Speak Volumes

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Digging Deeper On African American Leaders

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Dorothea Lange's 'Migrant Mother' Inspires The Story Of 'Mary Coin'

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The "elephant in the room" is something obvious that can't be overlooked, even if no one is talking about it. The phrase was in use as early as 1935. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Dictionary Of Idioms Gets Everybody On The Same Page

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In his new book, The Vatican Diaries, John Thavis draws on his nearly 30 years of reporting on the Vatican. Viking/Penguin Group hide caption

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'Behind The Scenes' At The Vatican: The Politics Of Picking A New Pope

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Hamid's How-To For Success, 'Filthy Rich' In Irony

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How The Food Industry Manipulates Taste Buds With 'Salt Sugar Fat'

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'Born On A Mountaintop' Or Not, Davy Crockett's Legend Lives On

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