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R.A. Dickey On 'Winding Up' As A Knuckleballer

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Marcus Samuelsson: On Becoming A Top Chef

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Author and screenwriter Nora Ephron died Tuesday in New York. She was 71. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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A Laugh A Minute, On Screen And In Life

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Why Flying Is No Fun (And May Be More Dangerous)

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What's Driving College Costs Higher?

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Celebrated composer and lyricist Richard Adler has died at the age of 90. Bob Gomel/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers Broadway's Richard Adler

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Club owner Dennis Dupree (Alec Baldwin, left) and his assistant Lonny Barnett (Russell Brand) try to figure out a way to keep their nightclub open in the movie adaptation of Rock of Ages. David James/David James hide caption

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Alec Baldwin: A 'Rock' Throughout The Ages

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Louis C.K. has written for The Late Show with David Letterman, The Chris Rock Show and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. FX hide caption

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Louis C.K. On Comedy, Love, Life And Loss

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Fresh Air Remembers Film Critic Andrew Sarris

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The Impossible Juggling Act: Motherhood And Work

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After a public meltdown and a wholesale staff defection, Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) decides to take a different approach with his nightly news show. HBO hide caption

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Jeff Daniels: Anchoring The Cast Of 'The Newsroom'

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Bob Ojeda spent the majority of his career with the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets. He currently works as a pre- and post-game analyst for Mets broadcasts. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Bob Ojeda: Pitching Through The Pain

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Christopher Reeve played Superman in Richard Donner's 1978 film. Larry Tye has written a new biography of the Man of Steel. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's A New Superman Bio!

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Hill (left, with Ray Liotta, who played him in the movie GoodFellas) was the central figure in Wiseguy, the 1986 Nicholas Pileggi book that later became the Martin Scorsese-directed film. Rebecca Sapp/WireImage hide caption

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Ex-Wiseguy Henry Hill Always Had 'A Ringside Table'

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Before hosting Focal Point, Bryan Fischer was the chaplain of the Idaho State Senate and the head of the Idaho chapter of the American Family Association. Troy Maben/AP hide caption

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Radio's Bryan Fischer Tries Pushing Romney Right

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