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Comedian Charlie Murphy, A 'Stand-Up Guy'

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Want To Break Up? 'Tis The Season, So Better Hurry

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Go Ahead, Sing Along: When Television Is Karaoke

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Hundreds Recreating Web's Version Of 'Star Wars'

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Ask Amy: The Art Of The Graceful Comeback

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Yasuhito Sekine tastes puddings, which is his day job as well as his hobby. He says today's young Japanese are becoming more individualistic and are "not limited by expectations." Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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The Princess and the Frog is Disney's 49th animated film and the fourth to feature a woman of color as the protagonist. Disney Enterprises Inc. hide caption

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Wait, Wait, Where's NPR's Carl Kasell Going?

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First lady Michelle Obama explains the history and protocol surrounding official state dinners with a group of young women from the White House Leadership and Mentoring Program on Tuesday. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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For First Lady, Protocol Critical For State Dinner

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