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Louis C.K. remembers getting "really big laughs" during his third try at stand-up. "I was so excited that I had a little foot in the door," C.K. says. He's pictured above in his FX series Louie. KC Bailey/FX hide caption

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Louis C.K. On Life And Stand-Up: 'I Live In Service For My Kids'

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On April 4, 1975, a Lockheed C-5A Galaxy participating in Operation Babylift crashed on approach during an emergency landing at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam. Courtesy of Bud Traynor hide caption

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Remembering The Doomed First Flight Of Operation Babylift

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Fruit Loops And Crying Travelers: The Trials Of Flight Attendants

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Toni Morrison's novels include Beloved, The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon. She won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1993. Timothy Greenfield Sanders hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Toni Morrison, Ross Macdonald's Crime Fiction, Will Forte

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Pastor David Ned, 64, shared this and another experience with StoryCorps, last fall. StoryCorps hide caption

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The Day One Man Decided To Give Up His Gun

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Mark Ronson is a music producer, DJ and guitarist who's recorded with Adele, Paul McCartney, Ghostface Killah, Lily Allen and Duran Duran, among others. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Ronson, The Mountain Goats, Beau Willimon

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Phuong Nguyen, 55, and her son, Chris, who survived the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. StoryCorps hide caption

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Anniversary Of Oklahoma City Bombing Reopens Wounds For Survivors

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In the 1950s, the World Bank funded the creation of the world's largest man-made dam, the Kariba Dam, which sits on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. The construction of such dams can have dire consequences for poor people living near a river, an investigation found. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When The World Bank Does More Harm Than Good

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As China continues its massive economic growth, especially in cities, the government continues to severely limit people's rights. Is that system sustainable? Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Horses To High-Rises: An Insider 'Unmasks' China's Economic Rise

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A protester in front of Sen. Marco Rubio's Doral, Fla., office in 2013 urges Rubio to stop opposing the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families in the Senate's immigration bill. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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As Country Changes, Rubio And Republicans Try To Adjust

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In While We're Young, Adam Driver plays a young filmmaker who befriends an older couple played by Naomi Watts (left) and Ben Stiller. Nicole Rivelli /Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Adam Driver, Kendrick Lamar's New Album, Philip Glass

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Undiagnosed Brain Injury Is Behind Soldier's Suicidal Thoughts

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Family Guy's Alex Borstein On Her Voice, Fans And New Gig On HBO

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Pixar's Brad Bird Talks French Food, Animated Rats And New Film 'Tomorrowland'

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