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How Our Stone Age Bodies Struggle To Stay Healthy In Modern Times

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Vijay Iyer is on faculty at New York University, The New School and the School for Improvisational Music. Jimmy Katz hide caption

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Vijay Iyer: Self-Taught Jazz Pianist Goes 'Solo'

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Jeremy Denk: Playing Ligeti With A Dash Of Humor

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Key methamphetamine ingredient pseudoephedrine is most easily found in cold and allergy medicines. Ann Heisenfelt/AP hide caption

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Big Pharma And Meth Cooks Agree: Keep Cold Meds Over The Counter

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Meet The Iranian Commander Pulling Strings In Syria's War

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'Reaped' Is A Reminder That No One Is Promised Tomorrow

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Elton John tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that The Diving Board is "a very adult album." Joseph Guay/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A More Reflective Leap On Elton John's 'Diving Board'

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Liberace sits at a gold-leafed piano in the living room of his then-new Hollywood mansion in November 1961. Keystone Features/Getty Images hide caption

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Soderbergh's Liberace, 'Behind The Candelabra'

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Execution witness Don Reid stands in the death chamber of the Texas State Penitentiary on July 31, 1972, where he officially watched 189 men die in the heavy oak electric chair. The Supreme Court struck down capital punishment on June 29 of that year. AP hide caption

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Years After Historic Ruling, Execution Still A 'Random' Justice

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Bio Credits Manson's Terrible Rise To Right Place And Time

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In Memoir, Linda Ronstadt Describes Her 'Simple Dreams'

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Barnard President: Today's 'Wonder Women' Must Reframe Feminism

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W. Kamau Bell's FXX series Totally Biased mixes standup, sketches and interviews. Matthias Clamer hide caption

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'Totally Biased' Comic On Race, Politics And Audience

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Danny (Chris Messina) and Mindy learn that medicine isn't all fun and games. Beth Dubber/Fox hide caption

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Mindy Kaling Loves Rom Coms (And Being The Boss)

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Billie Jean King, seen here in 1977, learned to play tennis on the public courts near her Long Beach, Calif., home. Kathy Willens/AP/Press Association Images hide caption

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Pioneer Billie Jean King Moved The Baseline For Women's Tennis

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