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FX's 'Fargo' Is Neither Remake Nor Sequel

The cable network premieres a new drama series tonight. It's called Fargo, and has the same title as the 1996 Coen Brothers movie. Critic David Bianculli says it's very definitely a wonderful show in that same wacky spirit – but it's just as important to note what this new Fargo is not. It's not a remake — and it's not a sequel.
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Pakistan, The Taliban And The Real 'Enemy' Of The Afghanistan War

In a new book, New York Times correspondent Carlotta Gall offers new information about how Pakistan has helped the Taliban in Afghanistan and may have helped hide Osama bin Laden.
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Hip-Hop Dreams Lead To Penning Poetry

Tell Me More continues its national poetry month series "Muses and Metaphor." Regular contributors Michael Skolnik and Laura Martinez share their Twitter poems.
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Muslim Singer Yuna Moves To John Mayer's Music

Muslim pop star Yuna shares some of her favorite songs for Tell Me More's series "In Your Ear."
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 15

Love is a battlefield, but there can be some beautiful moments mixed in with the emotional carnage.

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Sometimes Getting Along Comes Down To How You Say 'Gravy'

A recent study on immigrant job-seekers in the United Kingdom reminds us again of the importance of code-switching: Unwritten cultural codes in conversation can have far-reaching impacts.
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Restoring Adams Morgan's Mural To Latino Community

A mural depicting Adams Morgan's Latino community from several decades ago was damaged and patched over after an earthquake in 2011, but work is underway this week that will see it restored.

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NSA Coverage Garners Pulitzers For Post And Guardian

Winners of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian were among the notable winners, commended for together breaking the news of NSA surveillance programs.
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Conflicting Tales Of A School Shooting In 'The Library'

Steven Soderbergh's new play confronts the topic of school shootings head on, peering into the shattered lives of the survivors and the stories they tell.
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Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, our non-Jewish colleagues get an introduction to the wonders of the Passover lunch. Manischewitz rules this meal.

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