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Aye, Sassenach — Gabaldon's Appeal Is Timeless

Twenty years ago, Diana Gabaldon's time-travel epic Outlander shot to the top of the best-seller lists — and stayed there. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates digs into the enduring potency of Gabaldon's magic.

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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

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A Lamborghini sports car at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in April. A young Chinese man recently asked women on the street if they wanted to take a ride with him in his Lamborghini, and filmed the encounters. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His Lamborghini?

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Security expert Jose Molina discovered he could control "every device in every room" of a luxury hotel in China. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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When Hackers Test For Flaws, They Might Earn Cash — Or Threats

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Mytokia Fair with her husband Thomas Fair. "I see you as a very powerful, beautiful woman," Thomas tells her. "I wish the men before me could have seen this." StoryCorps hide caption

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Finding A New Life, After An Abusive Marriage And A Prison Sentence

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Aye, Sassenach — Gabaldon's Appeal Is Timeless

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