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Pope Francis As Reformer, Evangelizer — And Doctrinal Conservative

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Mark Strand's Poetry Moved Easily From Common To Sublime

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Backstage With Janis Joplin: Doubts, Drugs And Compassion

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand (right) with Mexican author and Nobel Prize winner for literature, Ocatavio Paz, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, in 1995. Strand has died of cancer at age 80. Joe Cavareta/AP hide caption

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From 2:50: Strand on making a living as a poet.

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The Mystery Of The Missing Brains

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Free-range chickens stand in a pen at an organic-accredited poultry farm in Germany. Joern Pollex/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicken Confidential: How This Bird Came To Rule The Cultural Roost

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After The Ferguson Decision, A Poem That Gives Name To The Hurt

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For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

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Youths walk past a mural calling for peace in Ferguson, Mo., on a building up the street from the city's police department a day before the grand jury decision was announced. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Box Of Love Letters Reveals Grandfather Didn't Escape WWII With 'Everyone'

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4 Comic Albums And Audiobooks To Lighten Up Your Holiday Road Trip

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