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Northwest’s Second Worst Fire Season Draws To A Close

While it’s not officially over, fire season in the Pacific Northwest is coming to a close. Dry conditions here fueled the second worst Northwest fire season on record.

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In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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'Gone Girl': A Missing Wife And A Cloud Of Suspicion

Director David Fincher's excellent adaptation of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl relies on stellar performances and ultimately on a diabolically twisting narrative structure.

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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

Robert Siegel is joined by author Nicholas Carr for a look at the future of automation and automobiles. Carr's new book, The Glass Cage, warns against the rise of automation in our lives.

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