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When Caravaggio Plays Quevedo In Tennis, The Court Becomes A Sonnet

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

"It's a little space, well-measured and precise, in which you have to keep the ball bouncing," says Álvaro Enrigue. His book, Sudden Death, pits the Italian painter against the Spanish poet.

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On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

For decades, the Americana singer has been known for her gritty, gutsy songs. The Ghosts of Highway 20 takes listeners to the American South, a place she associates with her late father.

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Why You'll Never Buy the Perfect Ring (and Other Valentine's Day Stories)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

It's almost Valentine's Day, but this week we're not talking about love. Instead, we explore the other forces that drive our romantic relationships.

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A Skeptical Review Of CBS' Super Bowl Online Streaming Success

Monday, February 08, 2016

For the first time, CBS put the full Super Bowl, with ads, online and claimed record viewership. But StreamingMedia.com's Dan Rayburn says the decision to stream is getting too much hype.

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Jhumpa Lahiri Finds Freedom In Italian Memoir: 'No One Expected Me To Do It'

Monday, February 08, 2016

The Interpreter of Maladies author is a successful, Pulitzer Prize-winning English-language writer. But she found writing in Italian gave her true freedom; "Language is a very messy thing," she says.

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We've Begun To Draw The Line, But It's Tough To Define Sexual Harassment

Sunday, February 07, 2016

A landmark Supreme Court case made sexual harassment in the workplace illegal 30 years ago. In For The Record, we look at how much things have changed — or not — for women in the workplace.

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For Singer Ane Brun, 'Freedom Is Really An Absence Of Fear'

Sunday, February 07, 2016

"Let your mind and body rest so it can heal." That's the mantra that inspired the Norwegian artist on her latest album, When I'm Free.

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Clinton Or Sanders? Young Democrats Weigh In

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Two young Democratic activists say their own experience — and what they know about the experience of both Clinton and Sanders — brought them to support different candidates.

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How Do You Spot A Nonconformist? You Can Start With Their Internet Browser

Sunday, February 07, 2016

According to Adam Grant, a person's preferred browser is one way to tell whether they accept or reject the defaults in their life. His new book is called Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.

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Even A Broken Neck Couldn't Bury His Dream

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Just to make it to an NFL tryout, New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux overcame long odds — like a broken neck in high school. It took years for him to work his way back up the ranks.

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Now Counted By Their Country, Afro-Mexicans Grab Unprecedented Spotlight

Saturday, February 06, 2016

For the first time its history, Mexico announced it would recognize people of African descent on its official census. What does it mean for Afro-Mexicans themselves — and why has it taken so long?

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Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up?

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Analysts say the Super Bowl ads this year are funnier and more star-studded than in the past.

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After Introducing Changes, Keurig Sales Continue To Fall

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Despite America's high coffee consumption, Keurig reported disappointing sales this week. Even during its popular holiday selling period, the numbers haven't perked up in recent years.

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Beyond Flint: In The South, Another Water Crisis Has Been Unfolding For Years

Saturday, February 06, 2016

You've heard of the water crisis in Flint, Mich. But it's not the only place with a water problem. In St. Joseph, La., the water "looks like sludge," according to Louisiana's own state health officer.

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School Of Seven Bells, A Musical Partnership Cut Short, Crosses The Finish Line

Saturday, February 06, 2016

The duo School of Seven Bells wrote its final album together in 2012. Alejandra Deheza didn't know then that her bandmate and songwriting partner wouldn't live to see its release.

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'Theeb' Looks At Middle East History Through The Eyes Of A Bedouin Boy

Friday, February 05, 2016

The Oscar-nominated film is set in 1916 Saudi Arabia, a pivotal time in the region. Director Naji Abu Nowar says he wanted to explore "how strange and surreal it must have been" for the Bedouins.

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Gone With A Gunshot, His Little Sister Remains 'Eternally 8'

Friday, February 05, 2016

Home alone with his sister, Sean Smith, then 10, stumbled upon a .38 revolver. In a single cataclysmic moment, Smith's sister was dead — and in all the years since, he hasn't lived the accident down.

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'Chasing An Ideal,' World-Class Chefs Find Themselves Under Extreme Pressure

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Chef Eric Ziebold discusses the high-stakes world of luxe cuisine in the wake of the death of Benoit Violier, a French Swiss chef who many said was the best in the world.

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Politics Podcast: Tossing Coins In Iowa And Ted Cruz's Win

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Ted Cruz emerged victorious from the Iowa Republican caucuses. But what happened between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders? Was it a win or a tie?

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Author Yann Martel On 'That Deeply Unreasonable Phenomenon' Of Faith

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Martel's new book, The High Mountains of Portugal, shares some themes with his 2001 novel, Life of Pi: Both feature animals (in this case, a chimpanzee) and both struggle with questions of faith.

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