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How One Woman's Faith Stopped A School Shooting

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Writer Attica Locke Cuts Deep With Latest Thriller

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A boat skims through the melting ice in the Ilulissat fjord in August 2008, on the western coast of Greenland. Steen Ulrik Johannessen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Entrepreneurs Looking For 'Windfall' Cash In On Climate Change

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'Pope And Mussolini' Tells The 'Secret History' Of Fascism And The Church

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The Mystery Of Isabel Allende: Author Explores New Genre

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As a parent, how would you rate this moment on a scale of 1 to 5? In her new book All Joy and No Fun, Jennifer Senior says parenting research sometimes fails to quantify the joy of having a child. iStockphoto hide caption

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A Parenting Paradox: How Kids Manage To Be 'All Joy And No Fun'

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Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, one of Africa's leading literary figures, publicly declared his homosexuality in an online essay last weekend. In an interview with NPR's Tell Me More, he said the recent anti-gay legislation in Africa influenced his decision to come out. He's shown here after giving a television interview in Nairobi on Wednesday. AP/Ben Curtis hide caption

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Why Kenya's Best-Known Writer Decided To Come Out

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Ann Patchett is an award-winning novelist and memoirist. Her other books include Truth & Beauty, The Magician's Assistant and Run. Heidi Ross/Courtesy of Harper hide caption

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For World Superpowers, The Negotiating Table Often Had A Net

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