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Novelist Laura Lippman isn't interested in writing that sensationalizes crime. She says she aims to center her work in "a respect for victims." Lesley Unruh/Harper Collins hide caption

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'Cities Are Resilient,' Says Baltimore Crime Novelist Laura Lippman

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It may plague your summer peaches and plums, but the fruit fly is "one of the most important animals" in medical research, says conservationist Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson. Sefa Kaya/500px Prime/Getty Images hide caption

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Bugged By Insects? 'Buzz, Sting, Bite' Makes The Case For 6-Legged Friends

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Ranky Tanky Builds On The Music And Culture Of Slave Descendants

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Journalist Jane Mayer On The 'Many Mysteries' In The Accusations Against Al Franken

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Filmmaker Lulu Wang Based 'The Farewell' On Her Family's Real-Life Lie

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Remembering Paul Krassner, Journalist And Co-Founder Of The Yippies

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'State Of The Heart' Cardiologist Assesses Breakthroughs In Heart Health

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'Fresh Air' Commemorates The 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11's Moon Landing

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Journalist Digs Into Years Of Corruption, Dysfunction At Border Protection Agency

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Remembering Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

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Satirist Randy Rainbow Uses Show Tunes And Pop Songs To Lampoon Trump

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Emily Nussbaum received the most hate mail of her career after she panned season 1 of HBO's True Detective. "Most of it was handwritten," she says. C. Clive Thompson/Penguin Random House hide caption

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We All Watch In Our Own Way: A Critic Tracks The 'TV Revolution'

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Remembering 'Larry Sanders Show' Actor Rip Torn

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Remembering Major League Pitcher Jim Bouton, Author Of 'Ball Four'

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Yiddish 'Fiddler On The Roof' Is A 'Dream Come True' For Lead Actor

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