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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do When You're Still In My Profile Picture

For every couple who posts and shares loving photos on social media, there's the scary question of what happens after a breakup. Carlos Watson, co-founder of Ozy.com, talks about the concept of a social media prenup.
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'Normal Heart' Teaches New Generation About The Early Years Of AIDS

Ryan Murphy — the producer behind Glee and American Horror Story — has adapted Larry Kramer's 1985 play into a movie for HBO. "So many young people don't know this part of our history," Murphy says.
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A Woman Of Action Finds Freedom In The Outback In 'Untold'

The Untold is a fictionalized account of Jessie Hickman's life, a real-life outlaw on the run in the Australian outback. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Courtney Collins about her debut novel.
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Eva Marie Saint: At 89, 'You Have More To Give'

On The Waterfront turns 60 this year. It was the film that introduced Eva Marie Saint to the world. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the 89-year-old movie legend, who won an Oscar for her role.
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Gastrodiplomacy Gives Foreign Chefs A Fresh Take And Taste Of America

The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.
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Unbreak My Heart: Toni Braxton Gets Quizzed On Cardiac Surgery

The R&B artist joins Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! to play our Not My Job game — in which we ask important people three unimportant questions.
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A Look At India's New Leader, Through The Lens Of Literature

Narendra Modi is a Hindu nationalist and political outsider who won India's election in a landslide. To understand India's political history, author Akash Kapur recommends a book by V.S. Naipaul.
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How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos

In an age of smartphones, it's easy to take an overwhelming number of photos. NPR's picture editor, Kainaz Amaria, has some tips for creating a bounty of images without driving yourself crazy.
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Seeing The New 'X-Men'? Take Along A Teenager To Explain

Bob Mondello says X-Men: Days of Future Past is awesomely urgent and utterly forgettable all at once, but it'll leave you bouncing with excitement — if you can keep the multiple mutants straight.
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'The Immigrant': An Ellis Island Period Drama From James Gray

In the director's latest film, Marion Cotillard plays a Polish woman trying to free her sister from the island's infirmary and Joaquin Phoenix co-stars as a shady businessman.

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