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'Just Show Up': Sheryl Sandberg On How To Help Someone Who's Grieving

The Facebook executive lost her husband in 2015. She says, "Rather than offer to do something, it's often better to do anything. Just do something specific." Her new book is called Option B.

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A Worm May Hold The Key To Biodegrading Plastic

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Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies

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Fighting Steep Odds, Flint Starts To See Bright Spots

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What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian Trail

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The Ford Motor Co. display at this year's Shanghai auto show, which goes on until April 28, is filled with SUVs and electric hybrid vehicles. The U.S. automaker has announced it will electrify 70 percent of its vehicles in China by 2025. This comes as Beijing is calling on automakers to sell more electric vehicles. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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China Moves To Increase Number Of Electric Vehicles On Its Roads

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'Just Show Up': Sheryl Sandberg On How To Help Someone Who's Grieving

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Remembering Ella Fitzgerald, Who Made Great Songs Greater

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