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'Raising White Kids' Author On How White Parents Can Talk About Race

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"Of starbursts brighter than fireworks, you are a child of the universe." Raul Colón/Random House Children's Books hide caption

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This Bedtime Book Helps Kids Find Their Place In The 'Universe'

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Humankind: A Hopeful History, by Rutger Bregman Little Brown & Co. hide caption

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In 'Humankind,' Rutger Bregman Aims To Convince That Most People Are Good

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Breathing slowly and deeply through the nose is associated with a relaxation response, says James Nestor, author of Breath. As the diaphragm lowers, you're allowing more air into your lungs and your body switches to a more relaxed state. Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library hide caption

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How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

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How Winston Churchill Pulled Britain Through The Early Years Of WWII

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Author Interview: 'They Were Soldiers'

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Meredith Talusan On Her New Memoir, Life As A Child Star, Relationship With Parents

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Author Brigid Schulte says that with more people staying home due to COVID-19, it's hard to ignore "the fact that women bear so much more of the burden of child care and housework." sorbetto/Getty Images hide caption

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Pandemic Makes Evident 'Grotesque' Gender Inequality In Household Work

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Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, shown broadcasting from Moscow in 2014, says he acted as a whistleblower when he shared classified documents with journalist Barton Gellman. Charles Platiau/AP hide caption

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Journalist Who Helped Break Snowden's Story Reflects On His High-Stakes Reporting

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'Outside' Magazine Correspondent Examines Her Fears In 'Nerve'

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Anxious? Meditation Can Help You 'Relax Into The Uncertainty' Of The Pandemic

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Hillary Without Bill? 'Rodham' Imagines What Could Have Been

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Reflecting On A Friendship Between A Lion Of Literature And A Critic

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Remembering Ian Whitcomb, An Eccentric Singer-Songwriter Who Became An Author

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