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Dagher Explains Brutal Syrian Regimes In 'Assad Or We Burn The Country'

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A 'Biloxi' Misanthrope 'Can't Help Himself' — But His Pet Dog Can

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer Tony Horwitz

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'Sara Berman's Closet' Traces 1 Woman's Life, From Shtetl To Greenwich Village

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This Is The 92nd Year For The Scripps National Spelling Bee

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A file photo shows the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author of The Stressed Years of Their Lives, says today's college students are experiencing an "inordinate amount of anxiety." Lisa Poole/AP hide caption

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College Students (And Their Parents) Face A Campus Mental Health 'Epidemic'

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Sen. Cotton Keeps Politics Out Of His New Book, 'Sacred Duty'

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Book: 'The Queen' Follows Original Welfare Fraudster Linda Taylor

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This 'Greatest Hits' Album Is Real. Its Artist Is Fiction

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'Accidental Presidents' Looks At Achievements Of Vice Presidents Who Became President

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'Nuking The Moon' Looks At Intelligence And Military Schemes That Didn't Make It

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Joe Namath speaks during halftime of a New York Jets game in 2018. As quarterback, he led the Jets to a Super Bowl win in 1969. Mike Stobe/Getty Images hide caption

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He Could Go 'All The Way': Joe Namath Enters His 4th Quarter

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'Dementia Reimagined' Asks: Can There Be Happiness For Those With Memory Loss?

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Jim Sciutto On Tactics Russia And China Use To Attack The U.S.

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