'The Real Elizabeth' As Friends And Family Know Her

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A Passionate Portrait Of An Artist And Her Muse

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A Look At North Korean Ideology

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'A Twitter Year' In Review: 365 Days, 140 Characters

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Resisting Hitler's Rise 'In the Garden of Beasts'

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Learning 'Sri Lankan Home Cooking' A Family Affair

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Maurice Sendak: On Life, Death And Children's Lit

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At 29,029 ft. above sea level, Mount Everest — also called Mount Chomolungma — is the highest mountain on Earth. Bartosz Hadyniak/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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True Grit: 'Into The Silence' Scales Everest

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Fannie, Freddie 'Catastrophe' Began In 1991

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American abolitionist John Brown led the 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Va. That takeover and the man behind it are the subjects of historian Tony Horwitz's new book, Midnight Rising. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A Violent Abolitionist's 'Midnight Rising'

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Bill Cosby Enlists Santa's Staff For A Silent Night

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'Toyland Express' Readers Hunt For The Hidden

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A Jewish Perspective On The New Testament

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Combat Canines Take On Tough Missions

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Michael Sims, editor of The Dead Witness, resurrects long-forgotten Victorian crime writing. Dennis Wile hide caption

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'The Dead Witness': Classic Victorian Crime Fiction

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