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The 'Girl' In The Title: More Than A Marketing Trend

Lately it seems as if every thriller written by a woman gets compared to two recent blockbusters: Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. So what makes those two books so appealing and influential?

George Bush claims victory in the 1980 Iowa caucuses, with his son Jeb at his side. Jeb Bush would fail in his bid for the White House 36 years later. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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With Bush's Exit, A Chapter In American Politics Closes

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Peaceful Warrior Aaron Parks
A Go Go John Scofield

Troy Hodge was only 41 years old when a vessel in his brain burst. "You don't think of things you can't do until you can't do them," he says. Matailong Du/NPR hide caption

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Strokes On The Rise Among Younger Adults

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Do Nils Frahm
You Are Not What You Think You Are [Rival Consoles Remix] Codes in the Clouds
PRVT Monokle
Forever Only Arms and Sleepers
Ole Fat Jon
624 Part 2 Fat Jon
Light the Fuse Break of Reality
Storm's End Break of Reality

Mylene Helena Ferraira of Recife, Brazil, carries her 5-month-old son, David Henrique Ferreira, who was born with microcephaly. She's returning home after a medical visit. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Arrives In Brazil To Investigate Zika Outbreak

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Siren Emancipator
Black Lake Emancipator
Remind Me (Nujabes Tribute) Side Effekt

Navigation aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout is done by computer, as is the case on many other ships. The U.S. Navy now wants more of its officers proficient in celestial navigation. Amanda Gray/U.S. Navy hide caption

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U.S. Navy Brings Back Navigation By The Stars For Officers

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Acrobats The American Dollar
Welcome to the Neighborhood Huntertones
Breath and Start Blockhead
Ann Arbor Part 3 & 4 Shigeto
Field Day Shigeto
Deep Henderson Nick Hollywood

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