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'American Odyssey': Three Ordinary People, One Thrill-Filled Plot

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 5:08pm

The show is about a government conspiracy. But co-creator Peter Horton says beneath the action, human stories drive the show. "That's the little dirty secret," he says. "This is a character piece."

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A Dark, Funny — And Vietnamese — Look At The Vietnam War

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 5:08pm

Viet Thanh Nguyen grew up in America with war movies like Apocalypse Now and Platoon, which offer accounts of the war focusing on Americans. His new novel, The Sympathizer, follows a Vietnamese spy.

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As Diplomatic Thaw Settles In, Currency Crisis Looms In Cuba

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 5:08pm

Writer Patrick Symmes traces the roots of Cuba's two-currency system — and the potential fallout when that system will be eliminated sometime in the next year.

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Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 5:08pm

The northern long-eared bat has been designated as a threatened species, triggering new regulations to protect it. But oil and gas and agriculture organizations say those new rules will hurt them.

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