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Hasan Minhaj performs in his new one-man show "Homecoming King". Wei Shi/Courtesy of Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King hide caption

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Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj on Prom Woes, Indian Dads, And White Folks At Desi Weddings

Homecoming King is the comedian's absorbing tale about the first-generation American experience and the NBA (New Brown America).

Then-CEO Martin Winterkorn poses at Volkswagen's annual press conference in Wolfsburg, Germany, in 2012. He resigned his post last month following revelations that VW cheated on emissions tests. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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How VW's Drive To Be No. 1 May Have Put It In Reverse

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Goldrush The Herbaliser
The Contender Menahan Street Band

English professor Neal Phillips sits at a Valencia campus computer in Orlando, Fla., crafting an email blast to students who've been flagged by a new program that analyzes how they're performing. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Higher Ed's Moneyball?

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Meet Me In the Basement Broken Social Scene
Heartbroken, In Disrepair Dan Auerbach

Demonstrators rally against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's controversial security bills in front of the National Diet in Tokyo in September. The bills, which passed, will allow Japan to send its troops overseas for the first time since World War II. However, the likelihood of Japanese involvement in a foreign war appears quite small. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan Can Now Send Its Military Abroad, But Will It?

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It's Raining Clouds Blockhead
Storm Returns Prefuse 73
Sing a Simple Song The Meters

"Asparagus Shortcake," a leftover creation from The Cook's Book published in 1908. Special Collections/Michigan State University Libraries hide caption

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The History Of Our Love-Hate-Love Relationship With Leftovers

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African Wave John Patitucci, Brian Blade et. al.
Sunburn and Mosquito (Dedicated to Carolina) John Patitucci, Brian Blade et. al.
Lady Luck Richard Swift
It's a War Blackbird Blackbird

In addition to heart problems triggered by some supplements, emergencies often arise when kids swallow dietary supplements meant for adults, according to the CDC analysis, or when older adults choke on the pills. Lee Woodgate/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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Dietary Supplements Send Thousands To ERs Yearly

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Orchids Monster Rally
At Night In Dreams White Denim

Staff in the kitchen of The Modern, a restaurant operated by Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group and located in the Museum of Modern Art. Ellen Silverman/Union Square Hospitality Group hide caption

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Danny Meyer To Banish Tipping And Raise Prices At His N.Y. Restaurants

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Attendees to the Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, listen to a speech by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Iowa's Latino population has doubled since 2000. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Iowa's Growing Latino Population Wooed For The Caucuses — And Beyond

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Soak It Up Houses

A groups visits Sazon Latino, a restaurant in downtown Hazleton, during the town's September First Friday event, when businesses and restaurants stay open late. That month, the event included a restaurant tour featuring many Dominican restaurants and Mexican bodegas. Chris Adval/Chris Adval Productions hide caption

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The Immigrants It Once Shut Out Bring New Life To Pennsylvania Town

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Hasan Minhaj Of 'Daily Show' On Prom, Indian Dads And White Folks At Desi Weddings

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Lovely You Monster Rally
Garden Cut Chemist
You've Got Maelstrom Blockhead
Love Unlimited Blackbird Blackbird

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