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Cooking 101: Stanford Adds Healthy Eating Skills To The Curriculum

With help from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, Stanford University is launching a cooking program to teach students the basics of choosing groceries, cooking and eating healthy.
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$1.1 Million Price Tag Disclosed For Bowser Inauguration

It took less than a month for D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to disclose the cost of her inauguration, and the costs — covered by private donations — totaled $1.1 million.

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ABC Tones Down Author's 'Fresh Off The Boat' For Sitcom Audience

ABC will break an important boundary in television Wednesday night with the debut of Fresh Off the Boat. It's the first network sitcom in two decades to star an Asian-American family.
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Beautiful Bird Exhibit Spotted At Smithsonian

The American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., has gathered the work of artists who paint, photograph and sculpt winged creatures — underscoring their endangered existence and exquisite beauty.
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Drift Away Into The Not-Quite-Dreamy Logic Of 'Get In Trouble'

Kelly Link says the stories in her new collection Get in Trouble employ "night time logic." It's not quite dream logic, she tells NPR — nonsensical, but it has "a kind of emotional truth to it."
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55 Years After 'To Kill A Mockingbird', Harper Lee To Release New Novel

The publisher Harper is releasing a new book by Harper in July — Harper Lee that is. It's a follow-up to To Kill A Mockingbird, though it was actually written first.
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Fingertips To Hair Follicles: Why 'Touch' Triggers Pleasure And Pain

In his latest book, neuroscientist David Linden explains the science of touch. He tells Fresh Air how pain protects, why fingertips are so sensitive and why you can't read Braille with your genitals.
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Harper Lee Plans To Publish A New Novel Featuring 'Mockingbird' Hero

More than 50 years after the release of her classic — and only — novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee plans to publish a second. The newly unearthed book, Go Set a Watchman, will be published in July.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 3, 2015

This month, you can sit back, relax and soak in some culture at two annual film festivals.

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'Adventures Of Beekle' Wins Caldecott; Newbery Goes To 'The Crossover'

The American Library Association awarded its top medals to Dan Santat's tale of an imaginary friend on a mission and Kwame Alexander's story of basketball-playing twins.

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