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Pictured here in his late 20s, Ravi Shankar was hugely important in popularizing Indian classical music in Western pop music. He would have turned 100 years old today. Courtesy of the Shankar family hide caption

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The Enduring Afterglow Of Ravi Shankar's Life In Music

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Cooking During COVID-19: Family Meals And Fantasies Of Future Dinner Parties

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'Godshot' Author Explains How Fiction Helps Us Face Real-World Adversity

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

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Into The West, From The Far East: 'How Much Of These Hills Is Gold'

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

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Author Terry McMillan On Her New Book 'It's Not All Downhill From Here'

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Jacqueline Woodson speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us. April 15 - 19, 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Dian Lofton / TED Dian Lofton/Dian Lofton / TED hide caption

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Jacqueline Woodson: What Is The Hidden Power Of Slow Reading?

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Feisty. Ambitious. Lucky. Female Writers On The Words That Undermine Women

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Trauma surgeon David Nott, shown above in Bangladesh, has volunteered in war zones and disaster areas around the world. Now he's treating COVID-19 patients in London. David Nott Foundation hide caption

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'War Doctor' Says Treating COVID-19 Is Like Fighting An Invisible Enemy

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"I wouldn't say I was head over heels. I mean, I barely knew the guy. But, somehow, I had this feeling that he was going to be the one. Or at least I really, really hoped he was." Andrews McMeel Publishing hide caption

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Want To Hear A Frank, Funny 'Muslim Love Story'? 'That Can Be Arranged'

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A worker cleans an area along the Las Vegas Strip that's now devoid of the usual crowds, with casinos and many other business shuttered. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Fighting COVID-19 Is Like 'Whack-A-Mole,' Says Writer Who Warned Of A Pandemic

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Heaven And Hell Are 'Not What Jesus Preached,' Religion Scholar Says

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How Winston Churchill Pulled Britain Through The Early Years Of WWII

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