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'World Without Mind': How Tech Companies Pose An Existential Threat

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Leaving The Past Behind — Or Trying To — In Rushdie's Latest

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U.N. Security Council Urges More Robust Action Against North Korea

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One of Starry Kitchen's signature dishes is Singaporean chili crab, which is served with beer buttermilk beignets to sop up the spicy sauce. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Starry Kitchen Cookbook: The Rocky Journey Of A Famed Underground Restaurant

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El Corrido de Boyle Heights, or The Ballad of Boyle Heights, was painted in 1983 by the East Los Streetscapers, an artist collective that painted a number of murals across Los Angeles' Boyle Heights neighborhood. Monika Evstatieva/NPR hide caption

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'¡Murales Rebeldes!': These Disappearing LA Murals Mirror Their Community

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Brothers Josh (left) and Benny Safdie are the directors of the new action thriller Good Time. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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'Good Time' Filmmakers Wanted To Make A Movie That 'Actually Feels Dangerous'

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Kelp plants grow on a 30-foot-long, white PVC pole suspended in the water. If this is successful, instead of just one row, there would be a whole platform, hundreds of meters across and hundreds of meters deep, full of kelp plants. Courtesy of David Ginsburg/Wrigley Institute hide caption

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Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean

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Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard is the author of a series of six autobiographical novels called My Struggle, as well as the novels Out of the World and A Time for Everything. Sam Barker/Penguin Press hide caption

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Knausgaard's 'Autumn' Considers Everything From Toilet Bowls To Twilight

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Former Marshall Islands Foreign Minister Tony deBrum Dies

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Pamela Adlon plays plays Sam, a single mom raising three daughters (from left, Olivia Edward, Hannah Alligood and Mikey Madison) in the FX comedy series Better Things. Pamela Littky/FX hide caption

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Pamela Adlon Started Working At Age 9, But 'Better Things' Happened At 50

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Despite what the critics might say, Will and Win Butler of Arcade Fire say the band's new album, Everything Now, is "direct and heartfelt." Guy Aroch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Content And Connection: Arcade Fire On 'Everything Now'

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An Investigation Into Juvenile Life Without Parole

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DOJ Plans To Take Affirmative Action Against College Admissions

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Scaramucci Ousted From White House Communications Role

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Billy Manes, Voice For Orlando's Gay Community After Pulse Shooting, Dies at 45

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