Former Tennis Player James Blake On Athletes And Activism

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'The Strange Death Of Europe' Warns Against Impacts Of Immigration

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Why Social Disconnect Helps To Fan The Flames Of Bigotry

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A New Delhi Family Learns To Navigate Wealth After A 'Windfall'

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The Call-In: Your Questions About Making Relationships Last

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John McEnroe reacts during a Men's Legends match against Jim Courier at the Connecticut Open in August 2015. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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'But Seriously,' Tennis Great John McEnroe Says He's Seeking 'Inner Peace'

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Dr. Vanessa Grubbs and Robert Phillips at their wedding in August 2005. Just a few months earlier, when his kidneys were failing, she gave him one of hers. Courtesy of Vanessa Grubbs hide caption

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'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

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'The End of Eddy' Recounts Growing Up Amid Homophobia And Violence

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ExxonMobil Uses Carbon Tax Strategy To Its Advantage, Author Says

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The Cheyenne Mountain Complex was completed in the mid-1960s. The tunnels extend thousands of feet into Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colo. Courtesy Simon & Schuster hide caption

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In The Event Of Attack, Here's How The Government Plans 'To Save Itself'

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Eddie Izzard: Coming Out Gave Me The Confidence For Everything Else

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"When you tell the truth, it's naturally going to offend people afraid of the truth, afraid of what the truth might force them to do," says writer Sherman Alexie. Lee Towndrow/Little, Brown and Company hide caption

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Sherman Alexie Says He's Been 'Indian Du Jour' For A 'Very Long Day'

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Sherman Alexie's New Book Is An Emotional Memoir About His Mother

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Be Bigger, Fight Harder: Roxane Gay On A Lifetime Of 'Hunger'

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Ben Falcone's advice for fathers is "love your kids and show up." His dad, Steve, says, "Don't sweat the small stuff." Courtesy of Ben Falcone Dey Street Books hide caption

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Actor Ben Falcone And His Dad On The Funny Side Of Fatherhood

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'Sit, Walk, Don't Talk': An Author Finds Comfort At A Silent Meditation Retreat

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In 'Memory's Last Breath' An Academic Confronts Dementia

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What Churchill And Orwell Had In Common: Both Could Say, 'My Side Is Wrong'

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A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores. Today the landscape of urban America reflects this history. Chris Kindred for NPR hide caption

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Confronting The Possibility Of Monsters In 'The Essex Serpent'

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Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate

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