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'Wait To Worry' About Challenges

When his cancer went into remission, columnist Steven Petrow was overwhelmed by the fear that it would return. But it taught him a philosophy that helped him cope: wait to worry.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 3

You can travel around the world with short film screenings or check out a ballet performance featuring work by three renowned choreographers.

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'The Director' Offers A Glimpse Into The Digital Underground

Veteran reporter David Ignatius' new novel explores the sometimes dangerous intersection between hacker culture and the world of intelligence — and offers a prescription for a new kind of agency.
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'How Not To Be Wrong' In Math Class? Add A Dose Of Skepticism

Professor Jordan Ellenberg gives students points for recognizing when they get a wrong answer, even if they can't figure out why. In his new book, he writes that good math is about good reasoning.
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Amazon's Pricing Dispute Sets Book Expo Buzzing

The dispute between retail giant Amazon and publisher Hachette was big news at Book Expo America. Writers, publishers and agents are wondering what the rift could mean for the future of books.
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Sandwich Monday: Caffeinated Beef Jerky

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Perky Jerky. It's dried meat loaded with caffeine to fuel everything from athletic pursuits to midmorning breaks in the office.
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'Raisin In The Sun' Revival: A Uniquely American Story Is Back On Broadway

Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson star in the latest production of the play, which debuted in 1959. The revival's run is nearing its end — and Jackson says she's "in tears."
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'Harvest Of Shame': Farm Workers Struggle With Poverty 50 Years On

The documentary Harvest of Shame was revolutionary in its raw portrayal of poverty amongst migrant farm workers. NPR's Elizabeth Blair discusses the film's legacy and the state of migrant work today.
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'Drunk Mom' Tackles New Motherhood And Old Addictions

The title of Jowita Bydlowska's memoir Drunk Mom pulls no punches. She tells Michel Martin about her struggles with motherhood and addiction.
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In 'Fargo,' A Deaf Actor Gets His Chance To Be Wicked

An actor since childhood, Russell Harvard always wanted to play the bad guy. In the TV show Fargo, he plays a menacing hit man whose partner interprets for him — sometimes.

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