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Author Interviews
4:29 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As A Foreign Country'

War is in Brian Turner's blood. His father served during the Cold War, his uncle fought in Vietnam, his grandfather fought in World War II and his great-grandfather in World War I. And the family's warrior tendencies went beyond deployments: Turner's dad built a martial arts studio in the garage, and the family mixed napalm and blew things up for fun.

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NPR Story
4:02 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Libya Still Hampered By Violence And Political Unrest

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NPR Story
4:02 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Turkey Sees Influx Of Refugees Fleeing ISIS

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Children's Health
4:02 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

It May Be 'Perfectly Normal,' But It's Also Frequently Banned

Michael Emberley's illustrations, like this one showing an egg traveling through a fallopian tube, make sexual health information accessible to an elementary and middle school audience. But elements of the art, including naked bodies, make some parents uncomfortable.
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Banned Books Week kicks off Sunday: Each year, the American Library Association takes this week to sponsor events all over the country to talk about the books that shock, offend, and generally make Americans uncomfortable.

Violence and curse words are two of the top three reasons books get banned in the U.S.

The third reason is sexual content. For example, the Fifty Shades of Grey series has been frequently banned from libraries for its explicit descriptions of intercourse.

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Media
5:51 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

From Podcast To Broadcast: 'Men In Blazers' Gets The ESPN Bump

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Technology
5:51 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

In San Diego, A Bootcamp For Data Junkies

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Sports
5:51 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

What Fans, Parents Are Saying About The NFL Lately

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Middle East
5:51 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

Dozens Of ISIS Hostages Freed And Sent To Turkey

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Politics
5:08 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Anticipating Attacks, GOP Campaigns Focus On Courting Women Voters

In this ad from Republican Stewart Mills, his wife Heather says he dons pink heels each year to raise money for victims of domestic violence.
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Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 9:57 pm

At the Democratic party's annual Women's Leadership Forum Friday, Hillary Clinton delivered a message that could have come straight from the script being used by Democratic candidates all over the country.

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Book Reviews
4:27 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

For The Autumnal Equinox, A Poem As Chilling As The Fall Weather

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 5:08 pm

This time of year always reminds me of a wonderfully autumnal poem called "How to Like It," by Stephen Dobyns. Set in "the first days of fall," the poem describes a man whose summer seems long over: Old memories weigh on him, and new adventures feel just out of reach.

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