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Lou Reed, Beloved Contrarian, Dies

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New Cable Channels Try To Lure Millennials Back To TV

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Canada's Alice Munro Awarded Nobel In Literature

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'Trophy Wife' Is More Than Just A Pretty Face On ABC

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The Man Who Gets The Science Right On 'The Big Bang Theory'

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Technology Transforms TV Ratings And Ad Sales

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What The $@** Is Up On Cable These Days?

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The view down Main Street in Concord, N.H., reflects the community's small-town feel. Author Ben Winters doesn't live in Concord, but he sets his mystery novels there — he says the city's peaceful, unpretentious atmosphere makes it an appealing setting. Michel Gagnon/Flickr hide caption

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Awaiting The Apocalypse In The Quiet Town Of Concord

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Winona Ryder: With Smaller Roles, A Welcome Return From Exile

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The Tyson Library in Ludlow, Vt., is required to support itself independently; public libraries in Vermont receive no state funding. Neda Ulaby/NPR hide caption

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For You To Borrow, Some Libraries Have To Go Begging

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Fred Onovwerosuoke founded the St. Louis African Chorus 20 years ago. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs Of Africa: Beautiful Music With A Violent History

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Encore: 'Fosters' Puts A Twist On The Old Family Drama

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Mattel executives say they did not anticipate the runaway success of the goth-influenced Monster High brand when it debuted in 2010. Mattel hide caption

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Fangs And Fishnets For The Win: 'Goth Barbie' Is Monstrously Successful

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Movie Studios Hope We Celebrate July 4 At Theaters

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