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In her new book, Barbara Lipska describes surviving cancer that had spread to her brain, and how the illness changed her cognition, character and, ultimately, her understanding of the mental illnesses she studies. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

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The Economy Is Soaring, But President Trump's Approval Rating Remains Low

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A cow grazes a stretch of open range north of Albuquerque, N.M. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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Why The Iconic Marlboro Man Image Is Fading In The West

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A container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. President Trump says the trade deficit that the U.S. runs with other nations must be slashed for the well-being of the country. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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America Has A Large Trade Deficit, But Economists Aren't Too Concerned About It

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Sam Zeif heads to the "March for Our Lives" in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Parkland Student: March Was 'Just The Start'

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Soviet aviators with their American colleagues in front of a version of the PBY Catalina aircraft in Elizabeth City, N.C. The U.S. trained Soviet pilots to fly the plane as part of Project Zebra, a secret military program during World War II. Courtesy M.G. Crisci hide caption

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North Carolina Town Accepts, Then Spurns Russian Gift

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Autumn Weese was fired — at least, she thinks she was — but found out from co-workers, not from her boss. Chandis Vaughn/Courtesy of Autumn Weese hide caption

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Fired Via Tweet, Text And Voicemail: Loss Of Job, And Respect

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President Trump speaks about the $1.3 trillion spending bill that he signed, despite an earlier veto threat. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averting A Government Shutdown

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President Trump is announcing new tariffs against China on Thursday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Orders Stiff Tariffs On China, In Hopes Of Cutting Trade Gap By $50 Billion

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Draylen Mason, right, poses with his orchestra director, Hermes Camcho, center, and Mayareli Albiter at the Golden Hornet's Second Annual Young Composer Concert last year. Courtesy Austin Soundwaves hide caption

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Austin Victims Remembered For Resilience, Radiating Positivity

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Alexander Nix, the currently suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica, speaks at a 2016 event in New York City. Nix and his firm are accused of misusing the personal data of 50 million people as part of their political consulting work, which included President Trump's 2016 campaign. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Concordia Summit hide caption

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What Did Cambridge Analytica Do During The 2016 Election?

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Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood. Maren Caruso/Getty Images hide caption

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Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

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Celina Raddatz and her mother, Guadalupe Pena Villegas, at home in California. Xavier Vasquez/NPR hide caption

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More Than A Job: Home Care For A Mom With Alzheimer's Disease

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Musical Connections musicians perform with teaching artists Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Camila Meza at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in 2017. Stephanie Berger/Carnegie Hall hide caption

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Making Musical Connections At Sing Sing Prison

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