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In New Neapolitan Novel, Fans Seek Clues About Mysterious Author's Past

Elena Ferrante is the pen name of an anonymous Italian author. Very little is known about her, but Ferrante's books — widely believed to be a thinly veiled autobiography — have achieved cult status.

A Hungarian army officer closes the gate of Hungary's new fence on the 110-mile border with Serbia. Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has taken a number of controversial steps against migrants. Darko Bandic/AP hide caption

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Hungary's Leader Pushes His Anti-Migrant Platform To Bolster Support

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Bello e' Bola (Mira La Luna) Los Crema Paraiso
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Hereford, Texas, may have lovely vistas, but it's notably short of mental health care options. Kirk Kittell/Flickr hide caption

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Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties

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An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector cuts a uranium enrichment connection at Iran's Natanz facility, 200 miles south of Tehran, in 2014. The U.S. Congress is expected to address the Iranian nuclear deal this month. One unresolved issue: How much work might Iran have done previously on weaponizing its program? Kazem Ghane/AP hide caption

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An Unanswered Question About Iran's Nuclear Program

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Obvs Jamie xx
Across the Imaginary Divide Marcus Roberts Trio
Strange Constellation [Harvey Jones Remix] Bombay Dub Orchestra
Roses OutKast
Cumbia de Jacobo Banda De Los Muertos
Blue Drag Allen Toussaint
Río Ancho Paco de Lucía
South of Nowhere Spanish Gold
Serendipity Tom Middleton
Owura T. Ebow Ansah
Don't Do It Salvador Santana

A row of Secure Housing Units at the Corcoran State Prison in California in 2013. The prison has a separate facility built for inmates held in solitary. Robert Galbraith/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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California Prisons To Limit Number Of Inmates In Solitary Confinement

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Indigo Road Joey Fehrenbach

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Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

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Animal Chuki Luto
Halfway Home Tommy Emmanuel

Classical guitarist Berta Rojas' new album, History of Tango, charts a new course for the popular style. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Berta Rojas Proves The Classical Guitar Can 'Sing A Tango'

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Nocturna Berta Rojas
Cheesy [Amen Mix] Plug

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