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Dalí Provides A Surrealist Shot In The Arm For A Fading Monterey Museum

A huge collection of Salvador Dalí's art is now open in a former history museum in Monterey, Calif. It's the work of real estate mogul Dmitry Piterman, who has amassed more than 570 Dalí pieces.
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Boston Considers Landmark Status For Legendary Citgo Sign

The Boston Landmarks Commission voted to study whether the modern - and some say - tacky, Citgo sign is culturally important enough to warrant state protection as a historic landmark.
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'The Dream Life Of Astronauts' Is A Journey To Emotional Deep Space

Patrick Ryan's book of short stories is set around Cape Canaveral, Fla., during the 1960s and '70s. Critic Maureen Corrigan says it's the best new short story collection she's read in light years.
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'The War At Home' Recounts The Tension Of Being A Military Spouse

As the wife of a Navy fighter pilot, memoirist Rachel Starnes has had much of her life — including where she lives and how often she gets to live with her husband — determined by his career.
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Cartoonist Jules Feiffer On Reinventing His Career After 80

Jules Feiffer has been drawing and writing—comic strips, satire, children's books—since the 1940s. Now in his 80s, he says some of his best work has emerged in the form of graphic novels. Feiffer joins Diane to talk about his late turn to the genre, what satire can mean for the nation and feeling like a kid at 87.

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What's For Dinner? 10 Strategies To Help Busy Parents Get Food On The Table

We asked food experts, parents and nutritionists for their best tips for making weeknight meals happen.
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Diversity Drives The Story In The Latest Incarnation Of Superman

If you've been in a comics store lately, you've noticed the increasing diversity on the shelves: a biracial Spiderman, a Muslim Ms. Marvel, and today, a Chinese man takes up the mantle of Superman.
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Pokemon Go Is Turning D.C. Into A Virtual Game Board

Next to a war memorial in downtown Washington, a new battle is taking shape. It's a war of Pokemon.
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Pokemon Go Stirs Controversy For Lack Of Digital Privacy

The new smartphone game, Pokemon Go, is stirring controversy for its lack of data privacy. But that isn't slowing down its growth.
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'Almighty' Follows Activists In The Fight Against Nuclear Weapons

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter and author Dan Zak about his latest book, Almighty, about anti-nuclear weapons activism.

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