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On The Mend, But Wounds Of Violence Still Scar Juarez

Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is still difficult for many.

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For Boy George, Music And Style Is Just 'What I Do'

Morning Edition host David Greene talks to British singer-songwriter and former Culture Club frontman Boy George about his first album in 19 years, This Is What I Do.

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Final Call For Questions On Health Insurance As Deadline Looms

There is just one week left to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. NPR's Julie Rovner answers last-minute questions about what happens after that.

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