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Denise Gough as Emma, an actress who goes into rehab after coming unhinged onstage, in People, Places & Things. Gough won an Olivier award for the role during the play's London run. Teddy Wolfe hide caption

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'People, Places & Things' Is A Clear-Eyed Look At Addiction

Irish playwright Duncan Macmillan's latest work follows an actress who goes into rehab after coming unhinged onstage. It's an unsentimental take on addiction and recovery that offers no easy answers.

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Top American Fears: Sharks And Zombies Or Corrupt Officials?

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Saturday Morning Melodium
Good Places RUMTUM

Some Mohawks resent any presence of U.S. or Canadian law enforcement in the reservation. But many also say the situation is improving. David Sommerstein/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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At U.S.-Canada Border Reservation, Mohawks Say They Face Discrimination

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Find You Again Sam Kang
Goodnight and Go Imogen Heap
Hanna

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5 Years After Sandy, New York Rebuilds With The Next Flood In Mind

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'People, Places & Things' Is A Clear-Eyed Look At Addiction

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Michael and Brian D'Addario, the brothers who make up The Lemon Twigs, channel sounds from decades past. Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Just Get Out Of Each Others' Faces': The Lemon Twigs On Being Brothers In A Band

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Frank The Lemon Twigs
Central Nervous Piston El Ten Eleven

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With Federal Funds Cut, Others Must Lead Health Insurance Sign-Up Efforts

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Keep on Pushin Blktop Project
Last Stand Ikebe Shakedown

Leonard Pickel's design and consulting company has created fright sites for clients all over --from New York City to Australia. Leonard Pickel hide caption

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'We Don't Want To Mess You Up For Life': How A Pro Makes Haunted Houses

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Passage Lowercase Noises
Roaring Forties Lowercase Noises

In the film adaptation of Thank You For Your Service, U.S. soldiers Adam Schumann (Miles Teller), Solo Aeiti (Beulah Koale) and Will Waller (Joe Cole) struggle to return to civilian life. Francois Duhamel/DreamWorks Pictures hide caption

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In 'Thank You For Your Service,' The Fight Begins After Iraq

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'The King Is Always Above The People' In More Lands Than One

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Signals The Echelon Effect
Hymn for the Greatest Generation Caspian