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Europe

How Crimea's Annexation Plays To Russians' Soviet Nostalgia

For those who viewed the end of the Soviet Union as a tragedy, Crimea was a chance to showcase Russia's strength. Now Russia may have changed its relationship with the outside world for years to come.

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Book Reviews

'Thief' Delivers An Unfiltered Depiction Of Life In Lagos

Teju Cole's latest book describes a young New York doctor's visit back to his Nigerian hometown, where he encounters a Clockwork Orange world of misery and corruption.

Saturday

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Terry Gross and Marc Maron took the stage at WNYC's RadioLoveFest on May 6. During their conversation, Gross says, Maron "occasionally looked a little nervous or frustrated when he thought I was unforthcoming — or worse yet, being dull --€” but mostly, he looked emotionally present, curious and attentive." Rebecca Greenfield/Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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Friday

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Casey (Britt Robertson) experiences a fantastic futuristic world in Tomorrowland. Disney hide caption

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Thursday

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David Letterman taped his final Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday. Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via AP hide caption

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