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Herman Koch is a Dutch writer and actor. The Dinner is his sixth novel; it originally came out in Dutch in 2009, and has since been published in 25 countries. Mark Kohn hide caption

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'The Dinner' Asks: What Will You Do To Protect Your Family?

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Dr. Eufemiano Fuentes, accused of masterminding a vast doping network, has refused to name his clients. The case stems from a 2006 raid in which Spanish police seized some 200 bags of blood, in the "Operation Puerto" investigation. Dani Pozo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Doping Trial May Reach Far Beyond Spain, And Cycling

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Don Wright runs at an indoor track at the Maplewood Community Center in North Saint Paul, Minn. Ariana Lindquist for NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Targeted Cancer Drugs Keep Myeloma Patients Up And Running

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Targeted Cancer Drugs Keep Myeloma Patients Up And Running

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STAR-certified physical therapist Jennifer Goyette works with cancer patients at South County Physical Therapy in Westborough, Mass. Courtesy of Jennifer Goyette hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Cancer Rehab Begins To Bridge A Gap To Reach Patients

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Cancer Rehab Begins To Bridge A Gap To Reach Patients

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Oregon State University has been growing a variety of hazelnut trees over the years to develop blight-resistant breeds. Rebecca McCluskey hide caption

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The Salt

Growing Resistance, Oregon Hazelnuts Battle Blight

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Growing Resistance, Oregon Hazelnuts Battle Blight

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Vernon Hugh Bowman lives outside the small town of Sandborn, Ind. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Farmer's Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court

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In this 1971 file photo, the real-life Frank Serpico (center, with beard) appears at a hearing during an investigation into police corruption in New York City. Jim Wells/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Government Slowly Changes Approach To Whistle-Blowers

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Government Slowly Changes Approach To Whistle-Blowers

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Protestors chant "Shift the Power" during the Forward on Climate Rally Daniel M.N. Turner/NPR hide caption

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Environment

Protesters Call On Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

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Protesters Call On Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

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Zuoxiao Zuzhou performing at his first concert in Beijing in two years on Jan. 18. Yao Lei/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'China's Leonard Cohen' Calls Out Political Corruption

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