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Did This Novel About LSD Trials Get It Right? We Ask Someone Who Was There

T.C. Boyle's Outside Looking In fictionalizes Timothy Leary's hallucinogenic drug experiments in the 1960s. A graduate student who participated says Boyle did a "great job describing the zeitgeist."

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"We go into parenting expecting something like parity ... but it doesn't manifest," says psychologist Darcy Lockman. "Our expectations are really not being met and that leads to a lot of anger." Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images hide caption

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'All The Rage' Isn't About Moms Having It All — It's About Moms Doing It All

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Hockney Bob James

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In Largely Catholic Philippines, A Muslim Woman Shakes Up Senate Campaign

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I Have Seen Zero 7, Henry Binns et. al.

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Rihanna Disrupts Luxury Fashion World, Joining LVMH With 'Fenty' Brand

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Pon de Replay Rihanna
Alsema Dub Jah Wobble & Bill Laswell

Viktor Orban Visits The White House

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Right Now Tony Mowod
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Flute Performance Mohamed Marzoug

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This Company Says The Future Of Nuclear Energy Is Smaller, Cheaper And Safer

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"I feel like with most songs that I write, I start with something that's really hard or something that I don't understand. And by the end of the song, I have more of a handle on it," Lucy Dacus says. Elizabeth Weinberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Dacus' Mother's Day Message Is One Of Truth And Consideration

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My Mother & I Lucy Dacus
Speaking Terms Snail Mail

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