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From 'Son Of Hamas' To Agent Of Shin Bet

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Gene Wilder has twice been nominated for an Academy Award. Karen Wilder hide caption

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Wilder Asks, 'What Is This Thing Called Love?'

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A Historian's Long View On Living With Lou Gehrig's

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The Tea Thieves: How A Drink Shaped An Empire

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They'll Drink To That: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor celebrate Taylor's Best Actress Oscar win for 1966's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? — which also earned a Best Actor nomination for Burton. hide caption

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Three-Minute Fiction Round Four: Little Words

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A branch of Chase bank in New York City. JPMorgan Chase reported $11.7 billion in earnings in 2009, more than double its revenue from 2008. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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A Fix For Banks Too Big To Fail: Cut 'Em Down To Size

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After working as a journalist covering two wars and Philadelphia politics, author Michael Schaffer has turned his attention to the American pet-obsession. Ryan Donnel/Henry Holt And Company hide caption

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Fido Takes A Bite Out Of American Pocketbooks

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