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Former Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kate Germano worked to hold female recruits to tougher standards. Then, she says, she was fired for it. Courtesy of Ars Nova Images hide caption

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Ousted Marine Commander Aims To 'Fight Like A Girl' Against Gender Bias In Marines

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Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards Talks 'Finding The Courage To Lead'

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In her new book, Barbara Lipska describes surviving cancer that had spread to her brain, and how the illness changed her cognition, character and, ultimately, her understanding of the mental illnesses she studies. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

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'World Make Way': New Poems Paint Classic Pictures

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Author Leslie Jamison Hopes To Change How People Think About Creativity And Recovery

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'I Basically Ran On Adrenaline': A Staffer Remembers Obama's White House

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In 'Hey Mom,' Louie Anderson Has A Laugh With His Leading Lady

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Zhuang Liehong with his wife, Little Yan, and one of his sons, Kaizhi, in 2013 — a year before immigrating to the United States. Courtesy of Zhuang Liehong hide caption

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Chinese Dissident Finds Struggles, Independence In America After Immigrating

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Mindfulness gurus Geneen Roth and Ed Espe Brown have long championed the idea that how we relate to food affects other aspects of our lives. In new super-personal essay collections, they reassess their past self-help advice. Neil Webb/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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'Americanized' Recounts What It's Like To Grow Up Undocumented

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British Travel Writer Jan Morris Weighs In On The 'Advantages Of Androgyny'

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