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Ancient Form Of Poetry Captures Afghan Women's Lives

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Wise Words From Robin Roberts' Mom: 'Honey, Everybody's Got Something'

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Ron Capps talks with refugees in the Kisna Reka refugee camp some 15 miles from Pristina, Kosovo, in 1998. In his role as a U.S. diplomatic monitor, Capps traveled through Kosovo gathering intelligence from refugees and Serb forces about the situation in the region. Santiago Lyon/AP hide caption

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How An Army Officer And Diplomat Wrote His Way Through Trauma

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In a new book, former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says we should rewrite the Second Amendment, abolish the death penalty and restrict political campaign spending. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Justice Stevens: Six Little Ways To Change The Constitution

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A Fire Sparks Rivalry And Suspicion In 'The Art Of Secrets'

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A Pixie Explores Vintage Porn In 'The Good Inn'

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For Concentration Camp Doctor, A Lifetime Of Eluding Justice

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" 'Have some wine,' the March Hare said in an encouraging tone. Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea." (Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll) Dinah Fried/Courtesy of Harper Design hide caption

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An Eater's-Eye View Of Literature's Most Iconic Meals

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In her new book, Forcing the Spring, investigative reporter Jo Becker goes behind the scenes in the fight for marriage equality. Above, Eric Breese of Rochester, N.Y., joins hundreds of others to rally outside the Supreme Court during oral arguments in a case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act on March 27, 2013. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'Forcing The Spring' Tells One Chapter In Story Of Marriage Equality

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Army's Updated Rules On Hair Styles Tangle With Race

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The 17th-century rivalry between English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, left, and English mathematician John Wallis lasted decades. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Far From 'Infinitesimal': A Mathematical Paradox's Role In History

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'Traveling Pants' Author Tries Traveling In Time

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Exploring The Secret History Of The Cubicle

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BBC Icon Finds Children's Adventure In An Element Hunter

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Writing The Wicked Ways Of The 'Worst. Person. Ever.'

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