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Dr. BJ Miller's new project, the Center for Dying and Living, is a website designed for people to share their stories related to living with illness, disability or loss, or their stories of caring for someone with those conditions. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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After A Freak Accident, A Doctor Finds Insight Into 'Living Life And Facing Death'

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Jay-Z performs at Day 2 of Something in the Water Festival 2019 in Virginia Beach, Va. Craig Barritt/Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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For Jay-Z's 50th Birthday, A New Biography Centers His Lyrical Legacy

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Eye contact may trigger release of the brain hormone oxytocin in both humans and dogs. Photos by R A Kearton/Getty Images hide caption

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Jimmy Kimmel Writes A Picture Book, Says 'Kids Are Always Ready To Laugh'

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In 'Children Of Virtue And Vengeance,' Magic Has Returned. Now What?

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Chad Spangler, co-owner and bartender at Service Bar in Washington, D.C., serves up one of his favorite fall drinks on the menu called The Golden Apple. It's made with homemade Jonah Gold apple juice, apple brandy and a spiced butter syrup. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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'Last Call' Goes Behind The Scenes At Bars, Giving A Glimpse Of Post-Shift Rituals

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President Donald Trump walks to the Oval Office of the White House on Nov. 25. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Neal Katyal Lays Out Legal Argument For Trump Impeachment, Pointing To 'Core Bribery'

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Television chef Rachael Ray celebrates a milestone with a new book, Rachael Ray 50, that's part cookbook and part memoir. Food Network hide caption

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Rachael Ray At 50: 'Eat Your Spaghetti!'

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In New Book, Journalist Alleges Russian Links To Mysterious Deaths Abroad

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Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller watches President Donald Trump speak in the Oval Office. Emails leaked to the Southern Poverty Law Center appear to reveal Miller's familiarity with white nationalist texts and thinkers. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Miller And 'The Camp Of The Saints,' A White Nationalist Reference

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Jenny Slate's new Netflix comedy special is Stage Fright. JoJo Whilden/Netflix hide caption

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'Sorrow Is Not The Same As Pessimism': Comedian Jenny Slate

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Pete Townshend originally wrote the songs on The Who's new album for Roger Daltrey as a solo artist. "I wrote them for Roger because I knew that Roger would sing them best," he says. William Snyder/Courtesy of the aritst hide caption

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Pete Townshend On World Cafe

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'This Isn't Speech:' Attorney Carrie Goldberg On Revenge Porn

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"The profession we love has been taken over," psychiatrist and novelist Samuel Shem tells NPR, "with us sitting there in front of screens all day, doing data entry in a computer factory." Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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After Comic Garry Shandling's Death, Judd Apatow Found Zen In His Diaries

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Chef Angie Mar, who has received rave reviews for her New York chophouse Beatrice Inn, has been called a "badass" by the press. While some women have no problem with the word and use it in an entirely complimentary context, many others dislike its bro-culture connotation. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images hide caption

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Lindy West: 'The Witches Are Coming' — And They Are Rightfully Angry

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In an interview with NPR about her new book, former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said she made an effort to avoid "toxic" and "trashy" Washington — and that she'll campaign for President Trump in 2020. Above, she poses for a portrait at NPR studios in New York City on Nov. 8. Amr Alfiky for NPR hide caption

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Former U.N. Ambassador Haley: Trump Actions 'Not A Good Practice' But Not Impeachable

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London's 'Mudlark' Pulls Treasure From The Thames

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