In The Midst Of A Boom, Dallas Outgrows Some Old Notions

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Over the course of Breaking Bad, Walter White (Bryan Cranston) metamorphosed from a high school chemistry teacher to a notorious outlaw. Ursula Coyote/AMC hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Bryan Cranston, 'Redeployment' And A New Yorker Cartoonist

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'The Fall Of The House Of Dixie' Built A New U.S.

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Brussels earlier this year. Lagarde says women are underutilized in the global economy. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies

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Air Force Academy's First Woman Chief Takes On Sexual Assault

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"I feel like people don't take you as seriously unless you've done a 'studio record' — which is OK, but I think it's also important to not limit yourself to that," Skrillex says. His new LP Recess is a debut in name only, part of a consistent stream of mini-releases over the past several years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Skrillex, The Darling Of Dubstep, Speaks

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When hitting a high note, mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick says, "You have to have support. You have to have resonance. People have to understand what you're saying." David Sauer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Blood Will Out,' An Opera Powerhouse And A Reading

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Adrian Raine has studied the brains of violent criminals, including that of serial killer Randy Kraft, aka the "Freeway Killer." University of Southern California hide caption

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Criminologist Believes Violent Behavior Is Biological

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Yousef Bashir was 11 years old when Israeli soldiers took over his home in Gaza. When he was 15, he was shot by an Israeli soldier. Courtesy of Oneboydesign hide caption

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Following His Father, A Palestinian Hopes For Peace

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Fresh Air Weekend: Wes Anderson, Driverless Cars And 'Overwhelmed'

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"It makes sense to fight for peace and justice and to protect basic human rights and dignity." —Bryan Stevenson James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Why Can't We Talk About An Injustice?

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"We need to rewrite and radically simplify and re-humanize the structure of public law in our society." —Philip K. Howard James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Is The Law Making Us Less Free?

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"We all harbor one fiercely held aspiration for our health care: that it keep us healthy." —Rebecca Onie Courtesy of TED hide caption

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What If Our Health Care System Kept Us Healthy?

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"There is no sensible reform possible until we end this corruption." —Lawrence Lessig James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Has Money Taken Over American Politics?

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Mary Roach is also the author of Stiff, Bonk, Packing for Mars and Spook. Chris Hardy/W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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In Digestion: Mary Roach Explains What Happens To The Food We Eat

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