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Carlos Santana: 'I Am A Reflection Of Your Light'

Musician Carlos Santana shares his journey from a difficult childhood in Mexico to international stardom in the new memoir, The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light.
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'Sherlock' Star Benedict Cumberbatch: Show's Last Season 'Really Freudian'

The BBC has just released a new deluxe DVD box set with all three seasons of Sherlock, and star Benedict Cumberbatch says the show's last season was its most revealing yet.
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400 Years After Death, El Greco Receives Celebration He Sought

The painter had mixed fortunes in life, but his works are receiving the royal treatment in Crete and Spain on the 400th anniversary of his death.
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Aasif Mandvi On Life As A 'No Land's Man' And Impressing Jon Stewart

The Daily Show correspondent was born in India, raised in England and moved to Florida as a teen. His new essay collection reflects on his acting career and his life as an immigrant.
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Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age

In his new book, Cory Doctorow shows creators how to survive in the digital age. He says the problem with copyright law is tech platforms have more control over content than the people who make it.
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'Car Talk' Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies At 77

As half of the wisecracking NPR radio show, Tom Magliozzi made us laugh at our car problems. He and his brother, Ray, also taught us how things work.
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HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' May Be The Best Depiction Of Marriage On TV

HBO's miniseries, starring Frances McDormand as a sharp-tongued wife, concludes tonight. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans calls it an unsparing, detailed look at the most quietly troubled marriage on TV.
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Sandwich Monday: The Baco

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a Baco — not the bacon bit, but the bao-taco hybrid from Saucy Porka in Chicago.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Nov. 3

This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. You can learn about this historical event through the lens of art and culture.
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'After' Fifty Shades, Could This Be The Next Big Online Hit?

After is an epic, erotic fan fiction loosely based on the British boy band One Direction. It's being republished by Simon & Schuster, which is hoping the story's online fans will buy it in book form.

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