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Author Interviews

Stephen And Owen King On The Horror Of A World Without Women In 'Sleeping Beauties'

What if every woman on earth went to sleep and never woke up, leaving only men to run things? That's the horror at the center of Sleeping Beauties, the new novel from Stephen King and his son Owen.

Strange News

Talk About Self-Love

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Talk About Self-Love

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Crowley shipping containers with running refrigeration systems are lined up at in the port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. They've been there for days, goods locked away inside. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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In Puerto Rico, Containers Full Of Goods Sit Undistributed At Ports

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Dr. William Lynn Weaver at his StoryCorps interview in Fayetteville, N.C. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps

What Evil Depends On: 'Good People To Be Quiet'

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What Evil Depends On: 'Good People To Be Quiet'

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Movies

'Coming To America' Again

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'Coming To America' Again

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In 2007, members of "SixofOne" — a fan club of the television series The Prisoner — re-enacted the game of human chess from the episode "Checkmate," while the sinister Rover (center) looked on. Bruno Vincent/Getty Images hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Number Six At 50: The 50th Anniversary Of 'The Prisoner'

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Number Six At 50: The 50th Anniversary Of 'The Prisoner'

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A banner hangs in the courtyard of a University of Barcelona building that reads, "The future is ours," in Catalan. Students are "occupying" the building ahead of an independence vote. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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For Catalonia's Separatists, Language Is The Key To Identity

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