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Wait a minute, that's Lara Jean, but that's not Peter Kavinsky! (Jordan Fisher and Lana Condor play John Ambrose and Lara Jean Song Covey.) Bettina Strauss/Netflix hide caption

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Today's stories about disease — like The Walking Dead with its zombies — tend to be rooted in political and social realities. AMC hide caption

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What Fictional Pandemics Can Teach Us About Real-World Survival

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Bong Joon-ho, here with interpreter Sharon Choi, won big at Sunday's Oscars. His film Parasite took best international feature and best picture, and he was recognized for his direction and writing. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Kirk Douglas salutes the crowd at the 68th Annual Academy Awards after he received an Oscar for lifetime achievement. Timothy Clary /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Kirk Douglas' Passion Project After Spartacus

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The XFL is set for a surprising second life, kicking off games this weekend. In this file photo, San Francisco Demons wide receiver Brian Roberson jumps over Los Angeles Xtreme cornerback Dell McGee during a 2001 game. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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