'Hamilton' Reminds Us Of Our Country's Promise

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This Year, Anger Is All The Rage In Politics. Why?

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For Some, Powerball's Promise Wasn't Just A Big Payout — But Stability, Too

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Can I Just Tell You: Problems Money Can't Fix

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The Diminishing Middle — And Why That Widens The Gap Between Us

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When In Pursuit Of Positive Change, Better Drop The 'Why Me'

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People gather outside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, ahead of a ceremony for the victims of Friday's terrorist attacks. Even as we mourn for those lost in the violence, NPR's Michel Martin says, we should not forget the many who have died in similar attacks the world over. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Grief Knows No Native Tongue — But We Must Listen, Wherever It Speaks

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In A Shared Language Of Remembrance, Whose Memories Are 'Ours'?

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Rep. Paul Ryan — shown on Capitol Hill in 2013 with his daughter Elizabeth — told his fellow Republican congressmen he would agree to run for speaker of the House only if, among other things, his time with his family was protected. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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A 'Family-Friendly' Shift In Debate Over Work-Life Balance

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People On The Move Drive Anxiety, Hope — And, Always, Change

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Writer Svetlana Alexievich answers questions during a press conference in Minsk, Belarus, on Oct. 8, following the announcement of her Nobel Prize. Alexievich writes about hard truths, making Russian authorities uncomfortable. She says she wants her country to be better — instead of comfortable with where it is. Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Makes Us Uncomfortable Might Be Just What We Need

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Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the Spotlight

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After A Bad Bike Crash, Lessons In Limits And Love

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Are We Doing Enough To Protect Our Children?

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Do You Want The Truth, Or Do You Just Like Your Story Better?

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Choosing To Stay When 'Tell Me More' Ends

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'Too Crisp And Self-Assured?' Take It As A Compliment, Ladies

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The Value Of Storytelling

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Michael Dunn And Miami Dolphins Show It's Time To Step Up

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