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In New Neapolitan Novel, Fans Seek Clues About Mysterious Author's Past

Elena Ferrante is the pen name of an anonymous Italian author. Very little is known about her, but Ferrante's books — widely believed to be a thinly veiled autobiography — have achieved cult status.

An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector cuts a uranium enrichment connection at Iran's Natanz facility, 200 miles south of Tehran, in 2014. The U.S. Congress is expected to address the Iranian nuclear deal this month. One unanswered question is the work Iran might have done on weapons components in the past. Kazem Ghane/AP hide caption

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An Unanswered Question About Iran's Nuclear Program

Congress plans to address the Iranian nuclear deal this month, and one unresolved issue is how much work Iran might have done previously on weaponizing its program.

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How Startups Are Using Tech To Mitigate Workplace Bias

The idea that everyone makes automatic, subconscious associations about people is not new. But now some companies are trying to reduce the impact of such biases in the workplace.

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An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector cuts a uranium enrichment connection at Iran's Natanz facility, 200 miles south of Tehran, in 2014. The U.S. Congress is expected to address the Iranian nuclear deal this month. One unanswered question is the work Iran might have done on weapons components in the past. Kazem Ghane/AP hide caption

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