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Daniel Pink's 'When' Shows the Importance Of Timing Throughout Life

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Are Implanted Medical Devices Creating A 'Danger Within Us'?

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'Love,' by Matt de la Peña (c) Loren Long, courtesy of Penguin Young Readers hide caption

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Picture Book Author Says 'I Had To Be Real' When Writing 'Love'

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'They Didn't Want Me There': Remembering The Terror Of School Integration

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Georgia Gilmore adjusts her hat for photographers in 1956 during the bus boycott trial of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Montgomery, Ala. She testified: "When you pay your fare and they count the money, they don't know the Negro money from white money." AP hide caption

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Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed — And Funded — The Civil Rights Movement

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When 2 Children Are Murdered, 'The Perfect Nanny' Is Anything But

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Indian traders and vendors negotiate prices at a wholesale vegetable market in Hyderabad. The Indian economy grew at 7.1 percent for the 2016-2017 financial year. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Reproductive Freedom Lies Just Outside The U.S. Border In 'Red Clocks'

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Shaun T attends the Sweat USA America's All-Star Fitness Festival at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2013. At some live events, thousands of people turn out to work out with the fitness superstar. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Vital Sports & Entertainment hide caption

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Fitness Superstar Shaun T: Keys To Workout Motivation Include Fun — And Selfishness

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In a rush to buy journalist and author Michael Wolff's book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, buyers have mistakenly purchased Randall Hansen's book of a similar name, Fire and Fury: The Allied Bombing of Germany, 1942-1945. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Of The Other 'Fire And Fury' Book Says Business Is Booming

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