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Family Secrets — And Mango Chutney — In 'Don't Let Him Know'

Longtime Morning Edition commentator Sandip Roy has written a new novel, propelled by family secrets, which crisscrosses back and forth between the two "Cals" in his life: California and Calcutta.

President Obama, joined by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson (left), delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center on Jan. 13 in Arlington, Va. Obama discussed efforts to improve the government's ability to collaborate with industry to combat cyber threats. Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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As Homeland Security Steps Up Cybercrime Fight, Tech Industry Wary

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Eighteen Robins Road The Evpatoria Report
Dar Now The Evpatoria Report
The First Five From Monument to Masses

(Left) Nelson Rockefeller examines a painting at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 1939. (Right) Diego Rivera, seen here in 1933, works on a panel of his mural in the lobby of Rockefeller Center. (Left) Bettmann/CORBIS. (Right) AP hide caption

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Daughters Back An Artful End To The Rivera-Rockefeller Rivalry Story

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Dust Hidden Orchestra

The new emojis on Apple's operating system are racially diverse and they also feature a diverse group of families. courtesy of 9to5mac hide caption

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In Beta Release, Apple Introduces New, Racially Diverse Emojis

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Spoken [Krts Remix] Hidden Orchestra

Hugo Villavicencio talks to kindergarten students at Lenicia B. Weemes Elementary School about the importance of attending school. Benjamin Brayfield/Southern California Public Radio/KPCC hide caption

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In LA, Missing Kindergarten Is A Big Deal

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Tezeta Gojogo
Puppets Gojogo
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Circles 2: Mesa Unwed Sailor

Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp stands on the docks as tribal crabbers unload their catch. The tribe has vowed to fight the oil train-to-ship terminals proposed for Grays Harbor. Ashley Ahearn/KUOW hide caption

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Washington State County Unsure If It Can Take Wave Of North Dakota Crude

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Coahuila Balmorhea
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4th Stone from the Sun Prasanna
Pot Belly Blues Prasanna

Drilling rigs dot the landscape near Calumet, Okla., in April 2013. Oklahoma's economy blossomed during the domestic fracking boom, but as the price of crude oil drops, that could change. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Analysts Fear A Prolonged Drop In Oil Prices Will Hurt Oklahoma's Banks

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CS60 BadBadNotGood
Since You Asked Kindly BadBadNotGood
Speaker Breaker Ray Barbee & The Mattson 2
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Soul Agogo Sabzi
'84 Pontiac Sabzi

A truck drives on top of a levee that protects a soybean field in New Madrid County, Mo., when the Mississippi River floods. Kristofor Husted/KBIA hide caption

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Army Corps Project Pits Farmland Against Flood Threat

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The River Erik Friedlander
Twenty-Six Gasoline Stations Erik Friedlander
Never Could Have Been Worse Tsuneo Imahori

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Kate Pierson Says Going Solo Is Like 'Having Wings'

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Throw Down the Roses Kate Pierson
Awake Tycho
Piano Fights 65daysofstatic

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