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Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

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Patrick McGovern, scientific director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Project at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, delves into the early history of fermentation in his latest book. Courtesy of Alison Dunlap hide caption

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Comedian Mike Myers grew up an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan, mostly playing street hockey on tennis courts in the suburb of Scarborough. The reason for his first visit to Chicago, where he would later perform with The Second City comedy troupe? To take in a Chicago Blackhawks game before the team's stadium was torn down. Courtesy of Mike Myers and Doubleday Canada hide caption

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'Feel The Civility': Comedian Mike Myers On Canada — And 'Canada'

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Former Tennis Player James Blake On Athletes And Activism

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'The Strange Death Of Europe' Warns Against Impacts Of Immigration

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'What Would You Do?' Author Wants To Stop Sensationalizing The Donner Party

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Why Social Disconnect Helps To Fan The Flames Of Bigotry

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Copies of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, on sale in an Arlington, Virginia bookstore in 2000. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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On Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary, Listen To His NPR Debut

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A New Delhi Family Learns To Navigate Wealth After A 'Windfall'

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The Call-In: Your Questions About Making Relationships Last

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John McEnroe reacts during a Men's Legends match against Jim Courier at the Connecticut Open in August 2015. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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'But Seriously,' Tennis Great John McEnroe Says He's Seeking 'Inner Peace'

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Dr. Vanessa Grubbs and Robert Phillips at their wedding in August 2005. Just a few months earlier, when his kidneys were failing, she gave him one of hers. Courtesy of Vanessa Grubbs hide caption

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'Interlaced Fingers' Traces Roots Of Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

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'The End of Eddy' Recounts Growing Up Amid Homophobia And Violence

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ExxonMobil Uses Carbon Tax Strategy To Its Advantage, Author Says

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