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Israeli actress Shira Haas plays Esther, a young woman who flees her marriage and her tight Hasidic community in the Netflix series Unorthodox. Anika Molnar/Netflix hide caption

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Need An Escape? Try 'Unorthodox,' 'Baghdad Central' And 'Abigail'

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Kerry Washington plays Mia Warren, an enigmatic artist and single mother, in the Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere, adapted from Celeste Ng's 2017 novel. Hulu hide caption

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'She Wrote Her Own Rules': Kerry Washington's 'Little Fires' Role Reminds Her Of Mom

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Two chefs get blasted in the face with a mystery entree on Dishmantled. I smell a Peabody! No, wait — marinara sauce. My mistake. Quibi hide caption

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Short Attention Span Theater: A Quick Look At Quibi's Launch Titles

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Inaugural poet Richard Blanco reads Twitter poem submissions for NPR's celebration of National Poetry Month. Blue Flower Arts hide caption

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'How To Love A Country' Poet Richard Blanco Reads Your #NPRPoetry

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Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, by Robert Kolker NPR hide caption

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In 'Hidden Valley Road,' A Family's Journey Helps Shift The Science Of Mental Illness

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An 1883 illustration of the Grim Reaper draped in a cloth labeled "cholera," arriving in America on a British ship. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Not My Job: The Creators Of 'The Big Sick' Get Quizzed On A Big Chick

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Julia Alvarez: Literature Tells Us 'We Can Make It Through'

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Chicken hatcheries say they're seeing a spike in interest from people wanting to raise the birds at home. A poultry expert says that for the average person keeping half a dozen chickens in the summer, "you would get plenty of eggs for the family." Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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Fact Bag With Paul F. Tompkins And Janie Haddad Tompkins

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This, That, Or The Other: Lion, Witch Or Wardrobe

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Love Is A Four-Letter Word

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Debra Messing: Show Yourself Some Grace

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