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In Inherent Vice, Joaquin Phoenix (left) plays a burned out hippie private e...
Brolin co-stars in an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel Inherent Vice. He says as an actor he's always wondering: "Can I live up to what this person has written? There's always a fear around that."
Ron Rash is a poet, novelist and short-story writer whose 2009 novel Serena ...
Ron Rash's best short stories from the past 20 years take you to a land apart psychologically and geographically. His writing is powerful, stripped down and very still.
A Staten Island grand jury didn't charge a police officer in the death of Eric Garner. The unarmed black man died after police pulled him aside for selling loose cigarettes and put him in a chokehold.
Consumer electronics get cheaper year after year. Our Planet Money team visited a company called Monoprice, where employees spend their days trying to figure out how to make stuff get cheaper.
It's generally said that Eric Garner died as a result of a chokehold. But police trainers say there are two different maneuvers that can look like the same thing.
California's Fish and Game Commission voted on Wednesday to ban coyote hunting derbies. Those are contests where hunters vie to kill the most coyotes, or the biggest, for prizes.