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Singer Brandi Carlile talks ambition, avoidance and finally finding her place

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Mel Brooks says his only regret as a comedian is the jokes he didn't tell

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Mario, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, 1983. Carol Kovinick Hernandez/Fantagraphics hide caption

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'Love and Rockets' celebrates 40 years of edgy, Latinx, alternative comics

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J. Edgar Hoover is seen in his Washington, D.C., office in 1936. A new biography of the long-time FBI director looks at public support for his policies during most of his tenure. AP hide caption

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Biography traces public support for J. Edgar Hoover in most of his 48 years in power

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Former Vice President Mike Pence (right) speaks with Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep at the law library of the Indiana state capitol in Indianapolis on Monday. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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Mike Pence, pondering a presidential run, condemns Trump's rhetoric on Jan. 6

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A cell biologist shares the wonder of researching life's most fundamental form

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Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams and Raul Julia as Gomez Addams in Addams Family Values. Paramount Pictures/Cinematic Collection/Alamy Stock Photo hide caption

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Diana Ragland

Embracing life as a late bloomer

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The carbon coin: A novel idea

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The auction featured a number of items from the office where Joan Didion worked, including two electric typewriters that sold for $5,500 and $6,000, respectively. Jim Zarroli/For NPR hide caption

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Writer Joan Didion's possessions sell for eye-popping prices at auction

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NPR All Things Considered host Juana Summers (left) speaks with former First Lady Michelle Obama about her new book, The Light We Carry. Langston Sessoms/NPR hide caption

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Michelle Obama On Parenting, Partnerships And Political Action

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Former first lady Michelle Obama talks to Life Kit about her new book The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times Photograph by Mito Habe Evans/NPR; Collage by Life Kit hide caption

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Michelle Obama's best advice on marriage, parenting and being your authentic self

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NPR All Things Considered host Juana Summers (left) speaks with former First Lady Michelle Obama about her new book, The Light We Carry. Langston Sessoms/NPR hide caption

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Watch: Michelle Obama tells young people to be 'rageful' — but have a plan

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Children read outdoors at an event organized by the Brooklyn Public Library in New York City in August 1950. Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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An illustration of Martin from Number One is Walking. Copyright (c) 2022 by the authors and reprinted with permission of Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC hide caption

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Steve Martin tells the story of his career — through cartoons

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Misty Copeland has been a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theatre since 2015. She took a break from performing due to COVID-19 and the birth of her son in spring 2022, but she hopes to be back on stage in 2023. Drew Gurian/MasterClass hide caption

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'It chips away at you': Misty Copeland on the whiteness of ballet

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