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Heaven And Hell Are 'Not What Jesus Preached,' Religion Scholar Says

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The Daily Beast listed Marc Maron's Netflix special End Times Fun as one of the 10 best stand-up specials to stream while under coronavirus quarantine. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; 'Simpsons' Voice Actor Hank Azaria

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'Fresh Air' Celebrates Broadway Legend Stephen Sondheim (Part 2)

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Broadway Playwright Terrence McNally

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Trump Has Declared 'War' On The Presidency, Author Says

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Michael Pollan Explains Caffeine Cravings (And Why You Don't Have To Quit)

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A reporter wearing a latex glove raises his hand to ask President Trump a question during a coronavirus briefing at the White House on March 16. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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'All Of This Panic Could Have Been Prevented': Author Max Brooks On COVID-19

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The Daily Beast listed Marc Maron's Netflix special End Times Fun as one of the 10 best stand-up specials to stream while under coronavirus quarantine. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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Comedian Marc Maron: We Need 'Groupthink Empathy' During COVID-19 Outbreak

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'Fresh Air' Celebrates Broadway Legend Stephen Sondheim (Part 1)

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"This was one of the most memorable [performances]," conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin says of the Philadelphia Orchestra's March 12 concert, played to empty hall. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Orchestra hide caption

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'This Is Why We Play': Amid Pandemic, Philadelphia Orchestra Livestreams Beethoven

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Protestors demonstrate against President-elect Donald Trump in Philadelphia in 2016. Trump won the presidential election despite losing the popular election by more than two million votes. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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Electoral College 'Not Carved In Stone:' Author Advocates Rethinking How We Vote

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Octavia Spencer plays businesswoman Madam C.J. Walker in the Netflix series Self Made. "I've always felt that her story was germane to who I am as a black woman," Spencer says. Amanda Matlovich/Netflix hide caption

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'I Always, Always Fight': Octavia Spencer On Demanding More From Hollywood

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'The Plot Against America' Asks: What If The U.S. Had Sided With The Nazis?

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Reporter: White House Knew Of Coronavirus' 'Major Threat,' But Response Fell Short

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"It's all a lie — this world is a lie," says RuPaul Charles. "So don't base your value on the lie." RuPaul is shown above in London on Jan. 18, 2020. Tristan Fewings/Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for World of Wonder hide caption

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RuPaul's Recipe For Success? Love Yourself And Stay Flexible

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