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Barely a week after assuming office, President Donald Trump set off a worldwide firestorm when he decided to temporarily ban migrants from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from all over the world from entering the United States. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Fortress America: What We Can — And Can't — Learn From History

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Doctor Considers The Pitfalls Of Extending Life And Prolonging Death

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This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel. Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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'This Is How It Always Is' Was Inspired By Its Author's Transgender Child

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Translating The Untranslatable: 'Between Dog And Wolf'

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In Comic 'Deathstroke,' Taking Revenge For Victims Of Chicago Gun Violence

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Bosworth sits in her "hideout" in 1945. Courtesy of Patricia Bosworth hide caption

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Renowned Biographer Patricia Bosworth Writes A Chapter From Her Own Life

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Journalist: Russia's Interference Is An 'Assault On The Western Liberal Order'

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The History of U.S. Intervention And The 'Birth Of The American Empire'

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Though Donald Trump's policies may not help his voters economically, sociologist Arlie Hochschild says he is speaking to them on a deeper level: meeting their emotional needs. MICHAEL MATHES/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Strangers in Their Own Land: The 'Deep Story' of Trump Supporters

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'Why Time Flies' Investigates How Humans Experience Time

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'America In Laos' Traces The Militarization Of The CIA

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In 1932, Lola's husband Mitia was drafted into the army, leaving her to care for Tanya, their infant daughter, alone. Microcosm Publishing/Julia Alekseyeva hide caption

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'Soviet Daughter': How A Great-Grandmother's Diary Became A Graphic Novel

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Treating 'Imaginary Illness' In 'Is It All In Your Head?'

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Not My Job: Author Daniel Handler Gets Quizzed On Baggage Handlers

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Artists Produce Great Works — And Great Romances

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