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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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'Filth Elder' John Waters Says There Are Still 'Plenty Of Rules' Left To Break

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In 'Ladysitting,' Lorene Cary Chronicles The End Of Her Grandmother's Life

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Grappling With Identity In 'Fieldnotes On Ordinary Love'

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From The Gridiron To Multigrid Algorithms In 'Mind And Matter'

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Novelist Stephen McCauley Embraces Life On A 'Small, Everyday Scale'

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Natasha (Yara Shahidi) and Daniel (Charles Melton) fall in love over the course of a single day in the film adaptation of Nicola Yoon's young adult romance novel The Sun Is Also a Star. Atsushi Nishijima/Warner Bros. Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures hide caption

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'Love Is A Thing That Everyone Wants,' Says Author Of 'The Sun Is Also A Star'

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Rachel Barenbaum's 'A Bend In The Stars' Tells A Tale Of Injustice And Romance

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A new book, Bottle of Lies, reveals serious safety and purity concerns about the global generic-drug supply. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think

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Howard Stern On 'Fresh Air': Part 2

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In 'Unspeakable,' A Journalist Gives Silence An Investigative Treatment

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In 'Once More We Saw Stars,' Grief And Love Together

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