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Beanie Feldstein, left, and Kaitlyn Dever, play Molly and Amy, two star students who decide they need to cram four years of high school partying into one night in Booksmart. Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'Booksmart' Director Olivia Wilde: Teen Movies 'Made Me Excited To Be Young'

Wilde says her directorial debut is a "love letter" to the '80s and '90s movies that defined her adolescence. She hopes this film will help Generation Z "celebrate being young."

Zolgensma, a new drug approved by the FDA Friday, costs more than $2.1 million. It's made by AveXis, a drugmaker owned by pharmaceutical giant Novartis. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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At $2.1 Million, New Gene Therapy Is The Most Expensive Drug Ever

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Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation outside No. 10 Downing St. in London on Friday. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K.'s Theresa May Resigns Acknowledging Failure To Deliver Brexit

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Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran think deeply about how the past is preserved and kept vital through music and culture. Dawound Bey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Two Wings: The Music Of Black America In Migration' Celebrates Journey Millions Took

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Beanie Feldstein, left, and Kaitlyn Dever, play Molly and Amy, two star students who decide they need to cram four years of high school partying into one night in Booksmart. Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'Booksmart' Director Olivia Wilde: Teen Movies 'Made Me Excited To Be Young'

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