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A recent report by journalist Rukmini Callimachi details al-Qaida's strategy of kidnapping Europeans and demanding large ransoms — and how those ransoms are a key source of funding for al-Qaida...
Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Nessa Stein in the SundanceTV original series The...
Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in a new eight-part miniseries that couldn't be more timely: It's about a woman who finds herself embroiled in the Israeli Palestinian conflict.The Honorable Woman is a co-...
Dom Flemons with his 1920s banjo....
From his vintage hat to his enormous 1920s banjo, Dom Flemons looks like he's time-traveled from a different era.Flemons was in Carolina Chocolate Drops, a Grammy-winning group that's extended the...
Pinterest has created a database of "things in the world that matter to huma...
The Pinterest interface is simple: Just click a button, and any Web page gets broken down into its constituent images. Any of those can be added to your own set of images, known on Pinterest as a...
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Most sports novels are about the aspiration to excel physically: to run faster, stretch out one's arms farther. The really cool thing about Ride Around Shining, a debut novel by Chris Leslie-Hynan,...
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To Be Takei was an official selection for the Sundance Film Festival....
Many fans know George Takei from his role as Mr. Sulu on the 1960s show Star Trek. But in the past decade, he has drawn followers who admire him because of who he is — not just who he has played. Now...
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers,...
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