The population of women in prison has risen 700% since 1980, yet women going to prison are entering an institution built to control men. One result is that women in prison get disciplined more than men. NPR's Joseph Shapiro investigates the new practice of "gender-responsive corrections." Videography: Jessica Earnshaw for NPR.

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Stand-up comic Gad Elmaleh, who has a wide following in Europe, shares how he's preparing for English-speaking audiences as he tries to break into the American comedy scene with a residency at Joe's Pub in New York City. Photo and (behind the scenes) Video: Jessica Earnshaw for The Wall Street Journal

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